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Industry Lunch Symposia

Industry lunch symposia are commercially-supported educational activities held during the ISN World Congress of Nephrology. They are scheduled on Saturday and Sunday from 13:15 – 14:15, with the exception of one symposium which is scheduled from 07:15 – 08:15. Full details can be found below and on the Congress app.

Saturday, March 28 – 01:15pm - 02:15pm
Sunday, March 29 – 01:15pm - 02:15pm

Meeting roomMax. CapacitySaturday, March 28Sunday, March 29
Conference Hall A 1000 Reata Pharma Available
Hall 4A 800 Astellas Pharma Boehringer Ingelheim
Conference Hall B2 260 Sanofi Vifor Pharma
Conference Hall B1 200 Available Available
Capital Suite 5 190 Available Available
Capital Suite 7 190 Zydus Available

Industry Lunch Symposia Program

Saturday, March 28

  • Title: The burden of Anaemia in CKD: Perspectives from Patient Registries
  • Organizer: Astellas
  • Room: Hall 4A
  • Time: 13:15 – 14:15
  • Chair(s): Prof Ziad Massy (France)
  • Schedule:
    Time Title Speaker
    13:15 - 13:20 Introduction and welcome Prof Ziad Massy (France)
    13:20 - 13:40 The Complex Picture of Anaemia in CKD: What Challenges Still Remain? Prof Ziad Massy (France)
    13:40 - 14:00 Anaemia, CKD and Inflammation: Insights from the Swedish Renal Registry Prof Juan-Jesus Carrero (Sweden)
    14:00 - 14:10 Discussion
    14:10 - 14:15 Summary and close Prof Ziad Massy, France
  • Title: Genetic Kidney Disease: From innovative diagnosis to new therapeutic targets
  • Organizer: Sanofi Genzyme
  • Room: Conference Hall B2
  • Time: 13:15 – 14:15
  • Chair(s): Dr Nizar Attallah (UAE)
  • Schedule:
    Time Title Speaker
    13:15 - 13:20 Introduction and welcome Dr Nizar Attallah (UAE)
    13:20 - 13:45 Epidemiology of monogenic kidney diseases and clinical implications Dr York Pei (Canada)
    13:45 - 14:10 Targeting sphingolipids in rare and common kidney disorders Dr Tomas Natoli (USA)
    14:10 - 14:15 Q&A Dr Nizar Attallah (UAE)

Sunday, March 29

  • Title: The burden of Anaemia in CKD: Perspectives from Patient Registries
  • Organizer: Astellas
  • Room: Hall 4A
  • Time: 13:15 – 14:15
  • Chair(s): Prof Ziad Massy (France)
  • Schedule:
    Time Title Speaker
    13:15 - 13:20 Introduction and welcome Prof Ziad Massy (France)
    13:20 - 13:40 The Complex Picture of Anaemia in CKD: What Challenges Still Remain? Prof Ziad Massy (France)
    13:40 - 14:00 Anaemia, CKD and Inflammation: Insights from the Swedish Renal Registry Prof Juan-Jesus Carrero (Sweden)
    14:00 - 14:10 Discussion
    14:10 - 14:15 Summary and close Prof Ziad Massy, France
  • Title: KDIGO Diabetes in CKD Guideline - Individualizing Patient Care: Looking at the Latest Evidence and Beyond
  • Organizer: KDIGO, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Room: Hall 4A
  • Time: 13:15 – 14:15
  • Chair(s): Dr Vlado Perkovic (Australia), Dr David Wheeler (UK)
  • Schedule:
    Time Title Speaker
    13:15 - 13:20 KDIGO Introduction Dr David Wheeler (UK)
    13:20 - 13:40 New KDIGO Guideline on the Management of Diabetes in CKD Dr Peter Rossing (Denmark)
    13:40 - 14:00 Detection, Prevention, and Treatment of CKD in Diabetes Dr Katherine Tuttle (USA)
    14:00 - 14:15 Patient Perspective: The Human Experience of Living with Diabetes and CKD Mrs Tami Sadusky (USA)