ASM Online Program

ASM ONLINE PROGRAM
30th November – 2nd December

Registration to the online ASM includes access to the full program below, the Meeting Hub, Exhibition Hall, Poster Lounge and all virtual networking sessions. Attendees do not need to identify which sessions they wish to attend before the event.The ASM aims to provide most sessions on-demand to registered delegates for a four week period after the event.  Availability of recorded sessions for on-demand will be dependent on consent received from presenters.  Where consent has not been received and the session will only be available live on the day of presentation this will be indicated in the program below by 30th October 2020.

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Monday, 30th November 2020
SPEED NETWORKING ICEBREAKER
0930-1000
Take this opportunity to meet colleagues, sponsors and speakers through small group meetings. Delegates will be randomly allocated through a progression of four-person video group chats.  You never know who you might meet!
WELCOME & ORIENTATION
1000-1020
PLENARY #1
1020-1120
Dr Lisa Guay-Woodford
McGehee Joyce Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Washington DC
1120-1130 REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stretch, stand up, get ready for the breakout sessions…which will you attend?
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
1130-1300
The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Modelling Kidney Diseases

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This 90 minute session will consist of 4 x presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Melissa Little, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

#1: REBUILDING A KIDNEY: HOW FAR ARE WE FROM TREATMENT

Aude Dorison, Royal Children’s Hospital

#2: MODELLING THE GBM

Tom Forbes, Royal Children’s Hospital

#3: KIDNEY MODELLING

Ian Smyth, Monash University

#4: A MUTATION AFFECTING LAMININ ALPHA 5 POLYMERISATION GIVES RISE TO A SYNDROMIC DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER

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CKD

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Matthew Roberts, Deputy Director of Nephrology, Eastern Health

#1: CARDIOVASCULAR BIOMARKERS AND MECHANISMS OF DISEASE – WHERE ARE WE NOW?

Brendon Neuen, Academic Nephrology Registrar and NHMRC Postgraduate Scholar at The George Institute, Australia

#2: SGLT2 INHIBITION IN CKD: CLINICAL IMPACT

Eric Tan, Research Fellow/NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

#3: CHARACTERISING NEUROCOGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS ACROSS THE STAGES OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

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Paediatric Session – Transition to Adult Care Session

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This 90 minute session will consist of 4 x 15-minute presentations followed by a 30-minute live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Moderator: Anna Francis

Chanel Prestidge, Starship Children’s Hospital

#1: PAEDIATRIC PERSPECTIVE

Rob Carroll, American Society Of Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility 

#2: ADULT PERSPECTIVE

Shilpa Jesudason, Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplant Service

#3: KHA (KIDNEY HEALTH AUSTRALIA) AND THE CONSUMER PERSPECTIVES

Luke Macauley, University of Adelaide

#4: KHA (KIDNEY HEALTH AUSTRALIA) AND THE CONSUMER PERSPECTIVES

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Precision dosing: optimizing critical dose drugs in dialysis and transplantation

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 x 22-minute presentations followed by a 20-minute live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Moderator: David Metz

Katherine Barraclough, Nephrologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

#1: DOSING OF MYCOPHENOLATE AND TACROLIMUS IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION: WHAT IS THE EVIDENCE?

David Metz, Paediatric Nephrologist & Clinical Pharmacologist, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne.

#2: APPLIED PHARMACOKINETIC TOOLS AND TRICKS TO OPTIMIZE MYCOPHENOLIC ACID (AND TACROLIMUS) IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION

Darren Roberts, Nephrologist & Clinical Pharmacologist, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney.

#3: DOSE-ADJUSTMENT DURING HAEMODIALYSIS OR APHERESIS TO OPTIMISE PATIENT OUTCOMES

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1300-1400 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
PLENARY #2
1400-1605
Young Investigator Award Session
Eight clinical and basic science presentations from our selected young investigators.  Participants are in the running for the Young Investigator Awards and selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.
1605 -1615 REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stretch, stand up, make a contact in the Meeting Hub, browse the Exhibition or the Posters.  Get ready for the breakout sessions…which will you attend?
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
1615-1745
The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

KHA Award Clinical Science 

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This 90 minute session will comprise with 6 speakers selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Basic Science Symposium

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 x 22-minute presentations followed by a 20-minute live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Raelene Pickering, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Diabetes, Monash University

#1: TRANSACTIVATION OF RAGE MEDIATED ANGIOTENISIN-INDUCED INFLAMANTION AND ATHEROGENESIS

Rob Walker, Department of Medicine, Otago Medical School University; Head of Nephrology, Southern District Health Board; Director of ‘the Kidney in Health and Disease research theme”, University of Otago

#2: LITHIUM, GSK3 AND RENAL CELL FUNCTION

Kate Denton, Monash University

#3: THE ROLE OF THE KIDNEY IN THE CONTROL OF ARTERIAL PRESSURE

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Mini Orals #1

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Mini Orals #2

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Mini Orals #3

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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DAY ONE CONCLUDES
The Meeting Hub remains open for scheduled meetings with sponsors and other attendees.  Schedule a meeting through the Meeting Hub.
Tuesday, 1st December 2020
SPEED NETWORKING ICEBREAKER
0930-0955
Take this opportunity to meet colleagues, sponsors and speakers through small group meetings. Delegates will be randomly allocated through a progression of four-person video group chats.  You never know who you might meet!
WELCOME
0955-1000
PLENARY #3
Cardiovascular interventions in CKD – what might work?
1000-1100
Professor Patrick (Paddy) Mark
Professor of Nephrology and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist at the Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow
1100-1105
5 min changeover break
1105-1235
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Genomic Data and Implementation

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This 90 minute session will consist of 4 x presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Daniel MacArthur, Broad Institute of MIT

#1: POPULATION GENOMICS

Cathy Quinlan, The Royal Children’s Hospital

#2: OPERATIONAL RENAL GENETICS

Kushani Jayasinghe, Monash Health

#3: HEALTH ECONOMICS ARGUMENT FOR EARLY CLINICAL GENOMIC SEQUENCING

Amali Mallawaarachchi, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

#4: CLINICAL UTILITY OF CLINICAL GENOMIC SEQUENCING IN NEPHROLOGY

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APSN Speakers Clinical Science Symposium

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Lorraine Kwan, associate consultant in the Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital & Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong

#1: RECENT ADVANCES IN HAEMODIALYSIS

Sunita Bavanandan, President of the Malaysian Society of Nephrology and Head of the Department of Nephrology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#2: CLOSING THE GAPS IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS IN THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN REGION

Yusuke Suzuki, Professor of Nephrology, Juntendo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

#3: PATHOGENESIS OF IgAN AND ITS CLINICAL APPLICATION

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ANCA Associated Vasculitis – Basic Science

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 x 23-minute presentations followed by a 17-minute live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

David Jayne, Professor of Clinical Autoimmunity at the University of Cambridge, UK

#1: COMPLEMENT IN AAV PATHOGENESIS – A NEW TARGET FOR THERAPY

Kim O’Sullivan, Monash University

2#: NEUTROPHIL ACTIVATION AND MODULATION IN ANCA VASCULITIS

Richard Kitching, Monash Univeristy

3#: LOSS OF TOLERANCE AND RE-ESTABLISHING TOLERANCE TO ANCA ANTIGENS

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Renal Supportive Care Symposium

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Frank Brennan, Palliative Care and Renal Supportive Care Services, St George Hospital, Kogarah

#1: SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT IN ADVANCED RENAL DISEASE: TASTE AND ITCH

Kathryn Ducharlet, Nephrology and Renal Supportive Care Services, St Vincent’s Hospital and Eastern Health

#2: COMPREHENSIVE CONSERVATIVE CARE: DEFINITIONS, EVIDENCE AND OUTCOMES

Ofra Fried, Palliative Care, Townsville University Hospital, Townsville

#3: CROSS CULTURAL ISSUES IN END OF LIFE CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH ADVANCED RENAL DISEASE

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1235-1330 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
1330-1500
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Shaun Summers Clinical Trainee Prize Session

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This 70 minute session will comprise with 8 speakers selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Basic Science Award

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This 90 minute session will comprise with 6 speakers selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Mini Orals #4

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Mini Orals #5

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Mini Orals #6

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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1500-1505
5 min changeover break
PLENARY #4
HD Vasucular Access Monitoring/Surveillance: A Sine Qua Non?
1505-1610
Professor Yong-Soo Kim
Professor of Medicine in the Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea
1610-1630
SPEED NETWORKING SOCIAL
DAY TWO CONCLUDES
The Meeting Hub remains open for scheduled meetings with sponsors and other attendees.  Schedule a meeting through the Meeting Hub.
Wednesday, 2nd December 2020
0930-1100
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Glomerular Basement Membrane & Kidney Disease – Basic Science Symposium

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This 90 minute session will consist of 4 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Rachel Lennon, The University of Manchester, UK

#1: MATRISOME

Andrew Mallett, James Cook University

#2: GENOTYPE/PHENOTYPE/CLINGEN

Ella Wilkins, The Royal Children’s Hospital Renal Genetics Clinic

#3: FAMILY MATTERS: GENETIC COUNSELLING AND TESTING FOR ALPORT SYNDROME

Judy Savige, Melbourne Health

#4: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALPORT SYNDROME

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PCKD Symposium

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Session Moderators: Natasha Rogers, Greg Tesch 

Yeoungjee Cho, Centre for Health Services Research The University of Queensland

#1: CORE OUTCOMES FOR TRIALS IN ADPKD: THE SONG_PKD INITIATIVE

Ian Smyth, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University

#2: IDENTIFICATION OF A NEW REGULATOR OF CYST DEVELOPMENT IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF PKD

Gopi Rangan, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney

#3: DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE PATHWAYS IN POLYSYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE

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ANZDATA Session

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Session details and presenters to be advised.

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Green Nephrology

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This 90 minute session will consist of 4 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Sarah Brown, Purple House

#1: HAEMODIALYSIS PROVISION IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

John Knight, The George Institute for Global Health and University of New South Wales

#2: THE CARBON FOOTPRINT OF PD AND ENVIRONMENTAL WINS FROM THE ELLEN MEDICAL PD SYSTEM

Katherine Barraclough, Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne

#3: KIDNEY PATIENT CARE IN NATURAL DISASTERS: EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR PATIENTS AND DIALYSIS UNITS

David Johnson, Princess Alexandra Hospital and University of Queensland

#4: KIDNEY PATIENT CARE IN NATURAL DISASTERS: EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR PATIENTS AND DIALYSIS UNITS

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1100-1200 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
1200-1330
PLENARY #5 – AWARD PRESENTATIONS
 
TJ Neale – 2020 Award Presentation
Angela Webster
Clinical Epidemiologist, Nephrologist and Transplant Physician, Westmead Hospital
Jacquot Awardee Presentations
Dr Anna Francis
Paediatric nephrologist and clinician researcher with the Queensland Children’s Hospital, and a Jacquot Research Entry Award Entry winner 2017 and 2018, who will speak on the topic of Improving the long-term outcomes for children with CKD
Associate Professor Natasha Rogers
Westmead Hospital, and a Jacquot Research Establishment Award winner in 2016 and 2018
1330-1500
PLENARY #6 – COVID SYMPOSIUM
COVID-19 – AN INSIGHT INTO EXTREME PANDEMIC CONDITIONS
Speaker to be advised
COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH PERSPECTIVE
Professor Brendan Murphy
Commonwealth Secretary of Health
Panel Discussion
1500-1530 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
1530-1700
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Australian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN)

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Chaired by Matthew Roberts and Carmel Hawley, this 90 minute session will be broken into three sections:

#1: Clinical Trials: From inception to publication and beyond

#2: Adapting to a changing clinical trials landscape

#3: Engaging with the AKTN

Nigel Toussaint, Interim Director of Nephrology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Melbourne

IMPROVE-CKD

David Johnson, Princess Alexandra Hospital and University of Queensland

CKD-FIX

Andrea Viecelli, Nephrologist, Princess Alexandra Hospital and University of Queensland

WHATS NEW FOR AKTN TRIALS

Yeoungjee Cho, Centre for Health Services Research The University of Queensland

OPPORTUNITIES AND PATHWAYS FOR ENGAGEMENT

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Gender Equality in Medicine, Nephrology and Our Society

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Kate Wyburn

#1: To be advised

Patrick (Paddy) Mark, Professory of Nephrology and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist at the Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow

#2: GENDER EQUITY IN NEPHROLOGY FROM A CELTIC MALE

Lisa Guay-Woodford, McGehee Joyce Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Washington

#3To be advised

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Selected Nephrology Updates

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This 90 minute session will consist of 3 presentations followed by a live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Simon Jiang, John Curtin School of Medical Research and Centre for Personalised Immunology

#1: PERSONALISED MOLECULAR GENETICS IN LUPUS

Peter Hughes

#2: ANZKX

To be advised

#3To be advised

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Mini Orals #7

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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Mini Orals #8

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This 90 minute session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

The call for abstracts is now closed and review is underway. Results will be released Monday 28th September.

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1700-1705
5 minute changeover
PLENARY #6
1705-1735
MEETING OVERVIEW: HIGHLIGHTS, HOT TOPICS & FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Neil Boudville, ANZSN President
DAY THREE CONCLUDES
Thank you for attending the 2020 Virtual ASM.  Recordings of sessions will be available on the platform for one month proceeding the ASM dates.  Exact dates to be advised.
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