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

17th International Myeloma Workshop Scientific Program

Wednesday, September 11

Group and Early Registration Only - 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Program begins on Thursday


Thursday, September 12

Individual and Exhibitor Registration - 6:30 am to 6:00 pm


Friday, September 13

Individual and Exhibitor Registration - 6:00 am to 6:30 pm


Saturday, September 14

Individual and Exhibitor Registration - 6:00 am to 5:45 pm


Sunday, September 15

Individual and Exhibitor Registration - 7:00 am to 1:00 pm

MMRF Patient Symposium


Poster Presentations

Poster Session I - Friday, September 13 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Poster Session II - Saturday, September 14 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Abstract proceedings for the 17th IMW are now available. Click here for access.


Important Information for Speakers and Presenters 



Workshop Organizers

Christopher Patterson
IMW 17 Secretariat

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