7th French International Symposium
on CAR T Cells (CAR T Day)

September 6th, 7th and 8th, 2023

PROGRAM 2023

Program 2023

Organized by the Faculty of Medicine and Lille University Hospital.
Under the auspices of the Francophone Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (SFGM-TC), The Société Française de lutte contre les Cancers et les leucémies de l’Enfant et de l’adolescent (SFCE), The Group for Research on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (GRAALL), The Intergroup Francophone du Myélome (IFM), and The Lymphoma Study Association (LYSA).

You can download the latest version of the program here

Wednesday September 6th, 2023

11:30 – Welcome and registration

12:45 – Introduction

Dominique Lacroix, Dean of the faculty of health (UFR3s)
Ibrahim Yakoub-Agha and Suman Mitra


Session LYSA

Chair(s): name(s) of chair(s) (city, country)

13:00 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

13:20 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

13:40 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

14:00 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)


14:20 – Coffee break


Symposium Industrial I

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14:40 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

15:10 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)


Symposium Industrial II

Chair(s): name(s) of chair(s) (city, coutry)

15:40 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

16:10 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)


16:30 – Coffee break


Session : Basics of immunoherapy I

Chair(s) : name(s) of chair(s) (city, country)

17:00 – Title

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17:20 – Title

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17:40 – Title

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18:00 – Title

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18:30 –  Closing remarks

Thursday September 7th, 2023

08:30 – Welcome and registration


Session IFM

Chair(s) : name(s) of chair(s) (city, country)

09:00 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

09:20 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

09:40 – Title

Name of presenter (city, country)

10:00 – Title

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10:00 – Coffee break

10:20 – Group photo


Session : emerging centers

Chairs : Halvard Bönig (Frankfurt, Germany), Micha Srour (Lille, France)

11:30 – Setting up a CAR-T Program : A Framework for Delivery – Download here

Ahmed, Syed Osman Ali (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)


12:00 – Lunch


Session SFGM-TC: CAR T-cell toxicity and patient’s management

Chairs: Stéphanie Nguyen (Paris, France), Jacques-Olivier Bay (Clermont-Ferrand, France)

13:30 – French and European recommendations on patient’s management – Download here

Ibrahim Yakoub-Agha (Lille, France)

13:50 – Allo-HCT and CAR-T cells in NH lymphoma – Download here

David Beauvais (Lille, France)

14:10 – Neurological toxicity

Antoine Carpentier (Paris, France)

14:30 – Immunomonitoring – Download here

Marie-Thérèse Rubio (Nancy, France)

14:50 – EBMT/SFGM-TC registry

Christian Chabannon (Marseille, France)


15:10 – Coffee break


Session IFM

Chairs: Thierry Facon (Lille, France), Salomon Manier (Lille, France)

15:40 – Place of CAR-T cells in myeloma treatment

Xavier Leleu (Poitiers, France)

16:00 – Real life data of ice-cel – the French compassionate program

Bertrand Arnulf (Paris, France)

16:20 – Academic CAR-T cells in myeloma

Jean-Christophe Bories (Paris, France)

16:40 – Targeting ICAM-1 in Multiple Myeloma

Monica Guzman (NY, USA)


17:00 – Closing remarks

Friday September 8th, 2023

08:30 – Welcome and registration

Session GRAALL & SFCE:

Chairs: Nicolas Boissel (Paris, France), André Baruchel (Paris, France)

09:00 – Current data in children and AYA with ALL – Download here

M. Shannon Maude (Philadelphia, USA)

09:20 – Future developments (e.g. CAR Bispe, T-ALL …) – Download here

Persis Amrolia (London, UK)

09:50 – Is there still a need for assessing the place of CAR-T cells vs allo-HCT in ALL with Randomized Trials? – Download here

Jordan Gauthier (Seattle, USA)


10:30 – Coffee break


Symposium Novartis

Chairs: Nicolas Boissel (Paris, France), Roch Houot (Rennes, France)

11:00 – Impact of innovative therapies in children and young adults ALL patients – Download here

Nicolas Boissel (Paris, France)

11:15 – Re-thinking treatments for patients with refractory / relapsed FL
Roch Houot (Rennes, France)


Closing session

Chairs: Ibrahim Yakoub-Agha (Lille, France), Christophe Ferrand (Lille, France)

11:30 – Academic CAR-T cells for NHL

Arnon Nagler (Tel Aviv, Israel)

11:45 – Academic CAR-T cells for Meyloma

Carmen Sanges (Würsberg, Germany)

12:00 – CRISPR-dissection and -engineering of human T cells for future therapeutic applications

Kathrin Schumann (Munich, Germany)

12:15 – Visualizing CAR-T activity in tissue environment – Download here

Emmanuel Donnadieu (Paris, France)


12:30 – Conclusion and end of the CARTday 2022 meeting