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

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

Opening Ceremonies

Boston Museum of Science

The Opening Ceremonies and Young Investigator Award Presentations will be held at the Boston Museum of Science, one of the largest and most innovative science museums in the world. The Boston Museum of Science features the OMNI IMAX Theater, Planetarium shows, Theater of Electricity, and 4D Theater, as well as more than 700 interactive permanent exhibits, and live presentations.  Cocktail or conference attire.

Thursday, September 12

7:30PM to 11:00PM

Museum of Science - 1 Science Park - Boston, MA 02114

Closing Ceremonies

Boston Museum of Fine Arts

The Closing Ceremonies will be held at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), one of the largest fine arts museums in the world with over 450,000 works of international art, and one of the finest collections of American Colonial Art in the new America’s Wing. The IMS Awards will be presented at the Closing Ceremony. Cocktail or conference attire.

Saturday, september 14

7:30PM to 11:00PM

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 465 Huntington Ave - Boston, MA 02115



Workshop Organizers

Christopher Patterson
IMW 17 Secretariat

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
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Boston, MA 02215
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