CLL Horizons 2024

Registration is now open – Join us for the 5th “CLL Horizons: Learn. Share. Grow” Hybrid Conference

DATE: 27th – 29th September 2024
LOCATION: Barcelona, Spain


The CLL Advocates Network (CLLAN) Steering Committee is pleased to announce the
5th International CLL Horizons Conference, a hybrid event scheduled for 27th – 29th September in the stunning city of Barcelona, Spain. 

Registration is now open!

What to Expect:
Comprehensive Workshops and Sessions:

  • Engage in a variety of foundational learning and advocacy workshops tailored to enhance your skills and knowledge. Participate in sessions on evidence generation, digital communication strategies, and the Leukemia Patient Advocates Academy.

Expert-led Medical Discussions:

  • Join comprehensive medical sessions led by leading hematologists, supportive care specialists and HCP’s.
  • Explore topics such as CLL diagnosis, active monitoring, personalised treatment approaches, and the latest study information.
  • Engage in panel discussions on the current treatment landscape of CLL, including first-line treatments, re-treatment options, and new frontiers in CLL.

Networking and Social Events:

  • Connect with fellow advocates, experts, and professionals during networking sessions and social gatherings.
  • Attend the CLL Horizons 2024 Grand Opening, featuring welcome remarks, a 10-year anniversary reflection, and updates on CLLAN projects and strategic plans.
  • Join us for a dedicated poster presentation session, providing an opportunity to explore innovative research and projects presented by your peers.
  • Engage with the presenters during the networking time, ask questions, and discuss the implications of their findings on patient advocacy and care.
  • This session is an excellent opportunity to gain new perspectives, exchange ideas, and foster collaborations with other advocates and experts in the field.

Best Practices, Call to Action, and Poster Presentation:

  • Best Practices Session:
    • Participate in the Best Practice session where we will showcase your CLL support & advocacy initiative topics/examples.
    • We invite you to submit your abstracts by the end of July to be considered for presentation during this session.
    • Abstract application form is available HERE
  • Poster Presentation:
    • Please note that for your second delegate to qualify for a conference fee waiver, you must submit a poster.
    • You will find the poster template HERE.
    • We encourage you to utilise this template for your submissions.

Hybrid Experience:
Choose to attend in person in Barcelona or virtually from your home. Network with CLL advocacy leaders worldwide, exchange ideas, and form collaborations that transcend borders, contributing to the success of your organisation.

Draft Agenda: 
You can view draft agenda HERE

Faculty and Speakers:
The conference faculty of esteemed speakers and moderators have been selected to include leading advocates and clinical experts speakers from around the globe, ensuring representation and sharing of expertise and information relevant to advocacy and CLL support developments in all countries. The clinical faculty of expert speakers include: Prof Anna Schuh (UK), Prof Arnon Kater (NL), Prof Barbara Eichhorst (DE), Prof Florence Cymbalista (FR), Prof Norah Akinola (NG), Dr Miguel Pavlovsky (AR), Prof Kostas Stamatopoulos (EL), Prof Paolo Ghia (IT), Dr Lydia Scarfo (IT), Prof Tahla Munir (UK), Prof William Wierda (US) and Dr Christina Karamanidou (EL).

Registration Details:
Delegate Eligibility Criteria

  • You are a member of CLL Advocates Network or have an active role in advocacy/support within a patient organisation/group that supports patients with CLL/SLL
  • You are able to communicate in English

Registration for the International CLL Horizons Conference will be available for up to two participants per organisation.

First Delegate: A full scholarship will be provided for the first delegate from the patient organisation who meets the eligibility criteria. The scholarship covers: accommodation, flights and transfers, catering, delegate conference pass and attendance.

Second Delegate: For a second delegate, the conference fee is 500 EUR. This will be waived upon submission of a best practise poster abstract. The conference fee covers: accommodation, catering, delegate conference pass and attendance. Second delegate travel costs are not included.

You can find more details about the Scholarship Application HERE.

Important Visa Information:
Spain is part of the EU and requires a Schengen Visa. If you need a visa, kindly complete your registration by 15th July 2024. This early registration deadline is crucial for timely visa appointments and document processing. You can find more details about the visa application HERE.

Contact Information:
For any questions or assistance, feel free to reach out to CLL Horizons 2024 team at: CLLHZ@clladvocates.net

We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to meet as many of you as possible in Barcelona, for an enriching and educative experience.