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ESH Eurocord Eurocord-Ed Netcord EBMT WCB Congress III

ESH Eurocord Eurocord-Ed Netcord EBMT WCB Congress III
October 27 - October 29, 2011 - Rome, Italy
Chairs : E. Gluckman


ESH-Eurocord- Eurocord-Ed- EBMT-Netcord World Cord Blood Congress III: Cord Blood Transplantation and Immunology of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
ESH / Eurocord / President: E. Gluckman ; Local Organizers: W. Arcese, F. Locatelli, P. Rebulla
EBMT Immunobiology Working Party: A. Madrigal, A. Toubert, A. Velardi; Netcord: E. Baudoux, C. Navarrete

The FACT Cord Blood Workshop will be held in conjunction with the World Cord Blood Congrees. Learn More Here.

The upcoming World Cord Blood Congress will cover a wide range of topics including cord blood transplant in adults and children, the role of HLA in cord blood transplant, stem cells, cord blood banking and regulatory issues. An international panel of distinguished scientists and clinicians will participate in this major international forum over three days of interactive conferencing. The scientific programme will comprise a series of plenary presentations and debates. Short oral communications selected from submitted abstracts will enable registered participants to present their own data.

The World Cord Blood Congress is open to all the professional actors working in the fields related to cord blood biology and clinical applications, from both the public and private sectors, including physicians, research scientists, technicians, data analysts and nurses. The congress will also be of interest to healthcare policy decision makers

REGISTRATION: Please  register online or fill in and return the registration form to ESH by  e-mail The registration Fee: 600 euros (The registration fee includes the teaching material and lunch). Your seat in the conference will be definitively reserved upon receipt of your fee. CANCELLATION POLICY OF REGISTRATION FEE: In case of cancellation, up until one month prior to the beginning of the meeting, your registration fee will be reimbursed in full (less bank charges). If the cancellation is notified between 1 and 30 days prior to the beginning of the meeting, 50% of the registration fee will be reimbursed (less bank charges). Cancellations notified during the meeting will not be reimbursed. For credit card payments please register on-line first. Please note that ESH can accept VISA, MASTERCARD/EUROCARD and CB.


Abstract submission

The deadline has been reached.



Opportunities to become a corporate partner and to reserve exhibit space are available to companies interested in this conference.
For more information, please contact Nicolas Jaillard at +33 1 57 27 68 33 or at


Accommodation Accommodation at special conference rates is available at the followings hotels. Please contact Loredana Tranchina directly for hotel reservations.
Please book you room as soon as possible because October is a busy month in Rome for the tourists.

Hotel Andreotti***
Via Castelfidardo, 55

Double or Single room at euro 160,00 vat and breakfast included.
City tax euro 3 per person per night.

Hotel Alexandra ***
Via Vittorio Veneto 18 – 00187 Roma
This hotel is 15 minutes walking distance from the congress center
Double room or single room euro 220,00 per night vat and breakfast encluded
City tax euro 3 per person per night

Hotel dei Mellini****L
Via Muzio Clementi, 81
Double or single use Euro 250,00  vat and breakfast included per night

Leon’s Place Hotel ****L
Via XX Settembre 90/94
Dus Classic Euro 200,00 vat and breakafst included per night
Double room Classic Euro 240,00 vat and breakfast included per night

The Duke Hotel ****
Via Archimede, 69
Dus Classic Euro 210,00 vat and breakfast included per night
Double room Classic Euro 235,00 vat and breakfast included per night
Because the hotel is in a posh area but not too close to the congress location, including in the price of the room there will be a shuttle bus in the morning going to the Congress center.

Airport Information and Travel to  Rome

International flights arrive at the Rome Airport. 
Further information about flights to and from Rome International Airport can be found at
The Rome  International Airport is located at about 30 minutes drive by car  or taxi


The World Cord Blood Congress will be held at:

Hotel Nazionale Rome
Piazza Montecitorio, 131
00186 Rome Italy
Phone: +39 06 69 50 01
Fax: + 39 06 67 86 677

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