ISCT 2021 Networking Day
May 25

The ISCT 2021 New Orleans VIRTUAL Meeting starts on May 25.
Read below for a description of all the events taking place during the 2021 Networking Day.

Access included with ISCT 2021 Registration:

Connect with Poster Authors

Dedicated Poster Hall hours allow delegates to connect LIVE with poster presenters in the ISCT 2021 New Orleans VIRTUAL Meeting platform. Browse posters, watch elevator-pitches and videos, and connect directly with poster presenters through text and video to discuss their novel research.

While posters will remain accessible during the entire conference, poster presenters will be available to chat live during the dedicated hours to answer your questions.

Session I – 12:30-14:00 EDT
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Session II – 20:00-21:30 EDT
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Guidelines for poster presenters here.

ISCT Annual General Meeting

The ISCT Annual General Meeting (AGM) provides an opportunity to recapitulate the breadth and depth of ISCT activities in the past year and to communicate developments in the organization. As part of the ISCT AGM, selected highlights from the 2020 Annual Report will be discussed, elections results will be announced, and the membership and financial reports will be disclosed.

14:00-15:00 EDT
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Networking and Partnering Platform

Available from early May

The ISCT 2021 Networking & Partnering Platform will enable all registered delegates to search the attendance list, browse company attendees, message and exchange virtual business cards, and set up 1:1 or small group meetings from May 25-June 3.

Registered delegates will be able to set the system to their local time zone and build a customized schedule bookmarking your preferred live sessions and personalizing your schedule to help navigate the 3 live meeting days, the networking day and meeting appointments throughout the 10-day period.

Chat with Exhibitors

Dedicated Virtual Exhibit hours allow delegates to connect LIVE with exhibitors in the ISCT 2021 New Orleans VIRTUAL Meeting platform. Browse exhibits, watch engaging state of the art presentations, and connect directly with exhibitors through text and video chat functions to further discuss their research and products.

While exhibit booths will remain accessible during the entire conference, exhibitors will be available to chat live during the dedicated hours to answer your questions.

12:30-14:00 EDT
North America, South & Central America, and Europe
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Cytotherapy Corner: Visit the ISCT booth to discuss your research with Patrick Hanley, Cytotherapy Commissioning Editor.

20:00-21:30 EDT
Asia, Australia & New Zealand 
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Virtual 5K Run

Join members of your ISCT community from around the world in walking, running, or cycling a 5 KM distance anytime between May 24 and June 4. While we are not in New Orleans running the Mississippi River, ISCT 2021 delegates are encouraged to get active in your local area and embrace the ISCT spirit, KEEP YOUR CELLS RUNNING!

Share your activity on Twitter #ISCT5KRun and join the ISCT 5K Run Club on Strava to log your KMs for a chance to win some ISCT prizes!

Pre-Recorded ON-DEMAND Content

ISCT 2021 features 40+ pre-recorded sessions, showcases, and tutorials to be watched ON-DEMAND. All pre-recorded content will be accessible starting on the Network Day. Get a head start on key scientific and industry content at ISCT 2021 before the LIVE sessions begin! Learn more about all the Pre-Recorded ON-DEMAND content here.

RSVP to access these opportunities:

Investigators to Investigators (I to I) Workshop
Pre-registration required 

Organized by the ISCT Business Models & Investment Commercialization Sub-Committee, the inaugural Investigators to Investors (I to I) Workshop will bring together cell and gene therapy investors for a half-day educational event providing unparalleled access to cell and gene therapy key opinion leaders. Access is reserved for investors and analysts interested in learning about the latest advancements in cell and gene therapy translation and in meeting leading experts from across the commercialization pipeline.

Session 1 – Ask the Experts
10:00-11:30 EDT
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Session 2 – Meet the Experts
12:00-14:00 EDT
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To learn more and RSVP, visit https://isct2021.com/investigators-to-investors/

Early Stage Professionals
Networking Sessions
Pre-registration required 

The ISCT Early Stage Professionals Committee will host two dedicated networking sessions for Early Stage Professionals (ESPs), delegates within 10 years of their terminal degree. Sessions will feature small group networking for an informal, interactive opportunity to meet with other ESPs from around the world that share an interest in cell and gene therapy.

10:30 -11:30 EDT
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18:00-19:00 EDT
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Regional Town Halls

Pre-registration required 

The ISCT Regional Executive Committees invite ISCT 2021 meeting delegates to join the ISCT community for dedicated Regional Town Hall events. Hosted by the ISCT Regional Executive Committees, these Town Hall events provide you with the opportunity to connect with your peers, ISCT colleagues, and other like-minded professionals leading the translation of cell and gene therapies. Your participation will help the ISCT Regional Executive Committees identify and provide the support needed to promote the development of safe and effective cell and gene therapies in your region.

Stay tuned for specific details related to each dedicated Regional Town Hall.

Mark your calendar!

07:00-08:00 EDT – Asia
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11:30-12:30 EDT – Europe
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17:00-18:00 EDT – South & Central America 
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19:00-20:00 EDT – Australia & New Zealand
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Postponed – North America

RSVP details forthcoming

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