• 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

Located in Boston’s sophisticated and historic neighborhood of Back Bay, the Hynes Convention Center (HCC) is considered the best located, best connected convention center in North America. The HCC is a short 15 minute taxi or subway train ride from Boston’s Logan International Airport which has direct flights throughout North America and to over 40 countries, and is also connected to the subway as well as the Amtrak Railway System which provides high speed railway service throughout the Northeast USA. The Hynes Convention Center is also at the center of exceptional shops, restaurants, and attractions and is connected by skywalks, and pedestrian sidewalks to outstanding hotels with 3,800 rooms. Additional hotels are also available, and can be easily accessed on foot or by bus and subway lines. A total of 72 hotels offering 19,120 rooms are available in the City of Boston.



The Hynes Auditorium located in the HCC can accommodate more than 4,000 people, and has been the stage for prestigious international conventions, scientific meetings (including ASH, AACR, AAI, AAN), and events. With 176,480 square feet of high quality space, the HCC can provide world-class exhibitor space, breakout rooms, poster sessions, and seating for 3,000 individuals for lunch and refreshments.


The Exhibit Room floor plan can be viewed online here


Need a Poster printed, or other services? FedEx Office has a location in the Hynes Convention Center. Submit online and have it waiting for you. Click here for more information. 



Workshop Organizers

Christopher Patterson
IMW 17 Secretariat

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
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Boston, MA 02215
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