The Thalassaemia International Federation is excited to announce the 15th International Conference on Thalassaemia & Haemoglobinopathies & the 17th TIF International Conference for Patients and Parents which will take place on 19–21 November 2021 in virtual modality.
About the Conference
TIF’s International Conferences constitute the biggest educational events in the field of haemoglobin disorders organised biennially on a global scale. Our Conferences attract over 2,000 participants, including health professionals, medical specialists, nurses, scientists, researchers, patients/parents, from over 60 countries around the world.
Programmes & Format
The TIF2021 will feature 2 parallel programmes – a Scientific Programme for Healthcare Professionals and another for Patients/Parents.
The Scientific Programme will cover a broad range of topics, focusing on the STATE OF THE ART RESEARCH, INNOVATIVE THERAPIES and CARE, and less on overviews of basic clinical management, conducted in the context of the search for the total cure of thalassaemia and other haemoglobinopathies.
Furthermore, the Patients Programme will seek to EMPOWER, EDUCATE and INFORM representatives of national thalassaemia associations from all across the globe on issues of crucial importance.
We are pleased to announce the TIF 2021 will be an online event. As a global event with attendees from around the world, the format for the Conference was selected with the well-being of our participants and staff in mind, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
Registrations for the TIF International Conference 2021 are now OPEN!
TIF Award Ceremony
The Panos and George Englezos Award Ceremony will take place on 19 November 2021 in the context of the Opening Ceremony of the 15th International Conference on Thalassaemia & Other Haemoglobinopathies & the 17th TIF Conference for Patients & Parents.
We invite you to suggest suitable candidates based on the criteria below:
🥇 The Panos Englezos Award is presented to an individual who serves as a role model for others in the community and who has contributed in an exceptional way towards the fight against thalassaemia on an internationally recognized basis.
🥇 The George Englezos Award is given to an individual who has made an outstanding evidence-based international scientific clinical, medical or research contribution to the cause of thalassaemia, i.e. publications, WHO involvement, etc, and has retired.