• Highlights Video

    Watch the Highlights Video - click here

  • IMW Opening

    Opening of the IMW Sessions

  • IMW 2019 Attendees

    Main Plenary Session at the Hynes Convention Center

  • Welcome to Boston

    Welcome to Boston!

  • IMW 2019 Panel Discussions

    IMW 2019 Panel Discussions

  • Opening Ceremonies at the Museum of Science, Boston

    Opening Ceremonies at the Museum of Science, Boston

  • Main Plenary Session

    Main Plenary Session of IMW 2019

  • Poster Presentations

    Poster Presentations of IMW 2019

  • Educational Sessions

    Educational Sessions for IMW 2019

  • Over 3200 Registered Delegates

    Over 3200 Registered Delegates

  • Nursing Symposium

    Nursing Symposium at IMW 2019

  • Closing Ceremonies

    Closing Ceremonies at the Boston Museum of Fine Art

  • Closing Ceremonies

    Closing Ceremonies at the Boston Museum of Fine Art

  • Thank you

    Thank you to all the people who helped put IMW 2019 together.

  • Young Investigators

    Young Investigator Awards Winners

Thank you!

To all our local organizers, IMS leadership, faculty, presenters, attendees, and sponsors, thank you for making the 17th International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) a great success!

Over 3200 registered delegates attended the 17th IMW, the largest in the history of the workshop. In addition to 150 invited faculty, over 600 study abstracts were presented at the 17th IMW in oral and poster sessions, including 150 from young investigators.

Congratulations to the 40 young investigators who were honored at the 17th IMW, and to Professor Giampaolo Merlini who received the Jan Gosta Waldenstrom Award for lifetime contributions to myeloma; Dr. Constantine Mitisades who received the Kenneth C. Anderson Young Investigator Award for Basic and Translational Research; and Dr. Francesca Gay who received the Bart Barlogie Young Investigator Award for Therapeutics.

The 18th IMW will be held September 8-11, 2021, in Vienna, Austria under the auspices of professors Heinz Ludwig, Hermann Einsele, Hartmut Goldschmidt and Roman Hajek. More information on the 18th IMW will be forthcoming at https://www.myelomasociety.org/

Steve Treon, Paul Richardson, Ken Anderson, Nikhil Munshi
and all the organizers of the 17th IMW

September 12-15, 2019 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston MA, USA

The 17th International Myeloma Workshop under the auspices of the International Myeloma Society (IMS) is devoted to fostering scientific and clinical exchange on the latest breakthroughs in multiple myeloma and related plasma cell disorders. The conference will take place September 12-15, 2019 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston MA, USA. Over 3,000 participants are expected to attend the 17th IMW that will cover the latest genomic advances, insights into immune and microenvironmental dysregulation, new drug targets and agents, immunotherapeutic approaches including Car T-cell therapies, and breaking results from early and large randomized clinical trials.

The IMW 2019 will also feature a greatly expanded program of speakers and poster presenters selected from abstract submissions. Up to 40 young investigator award recipients will be selected from submitted abstracts for travel awards, and the chance to present their work and be honored at the Opening Ceremonies at the Boston Museum of Science. A dinner event honoring IMS award recipients and workshop attendees will be held at the world-renowned Boston Museum of Fine Arts for the Closing Ceremonies. The 17th IMW will also feature a dedicated nursing symposium covering management and treatment of multiple myeloma. Nurses and allied health professionals are invited to attend and submit abstracts. Please join us for this defining conference on myeloma and the related plasma cells disorders.



Workshop Organizers

Christopher Patterson
IMW 17 Secretariat

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
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