Schedule at a Glance
A simplified view of the 27th Annual Meeting

All times listed in ET

All events take place at the Baltimore Convention Center.

The convention center is located at 1 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21201.

Monday, May 6

5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Registration Open

Tuesday, May 7

7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. – Noon

Workshops (6 concurrent) ($)*

  • AAV Manufacturing for CMC Success: Translating Preclinical Gene Therapy Products to Clinical Success 

  • Advancements in Immune Effector Cell Therapies: Innovations and Future Prospects

  • Creating an Analytical Roadmap for Gene & Cell Therapies

  • Delivery & Development of Precision Genome Editing Technologies

  • Why Do Rare Disease Clinical Trials Often Miss the Mark? Best Practices and Approaches to Optimize Design of Rare Disease Clinical Trials

1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Oral Abstract Presentations (6)

3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION
Presentation of the Founders, Catalyst, and Jerry Mendell Awards

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, May 8

7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Scientific Symposia + Other Sessions

  • From the Clinic Back to the Bench: Solving Old Problems with New Technologies

  • Prospects for Prenatal Gene and Cell Therapy 

  • The Impact of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) on CGT: Best Practices and Real-World Applications for Communicators 

  • Research Readiness for Rare Diseases

  • Frontline of Gene and Cell Therapy Research in Japan

  • Fireside Chat: Regulating Cell and Gene Therapies from IND to BLA2

  • Abstracts Session: Clinical Trials Spotlight

  • Education Session: Clinical Translation of Gene and Cell Therapies

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Sponsored Symposia (3)
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. – Noon

GENERAL SESSION
Presidential Symposium

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Poster Viewing in the Exhibit Hall
Noon – 7 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Premier Sponsored Symposia
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Oral Abstract Presentations (8)
1:30 p.m. – 3: 30 p.m. Career Fair
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Tools & Technology Forum 1
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Scientific Symposia + Education Session

  • Stem Cells in 3D (Stem Cells to Model Organs, Organoids as Therapy)

  • Upregulating Gene Expression with Oligonucleotide Therapeutics

  • Education Session: Trending Topics in Gene & Cell Therapies

Oral Abstract Presentations (6)

3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tools & Technology Forum 2
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Poster Reception 1 in Exhibit Hall

Thursday, May 9

7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Scientific Symposia + Other Sessions

  • Personalized or "Off the Shelf" Cancer Immunotherapies? Novel Approaches to Cancer Immunotherapies

  • Innovations in the Targeted Delivery of Cell and Gene Therapies to the Lung and GI Tract

  • Searching for Goldilocks – Scaling for AAV Clinical Dose Prediction

  • Lessons Learned from Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Gene and Cell Therapies

  • Education Session: Gene Editing Technologies

  • Fireside Chat: Global Regulatory Convergence

  • CDA & DEI Award Presentation 1

  • Late-breaking Abstracts 1

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Sponsored Symposia
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. – Noon GENERAL SESSION
George Stamatoyannopoulos Memorial Lecture
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Poster Viewing in the Exhibit Hall
Noon – 7 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Premier Sponsored Symposia
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Oral Abstract Presentations (8)
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Career Fair
2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Tools & Technology Forum 3
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Scientific Symposia + Other Sessions

  • Enabling Analytics for Decentralized and Point-of-Care Manufacturing

  • How to Develop Gene and Cell Therapies with a DEI Forward Approach

  • Lipid Nanoparticles (LNPs): From Basic Development to the Treatment of Human Diseases

  • Education Session: Education and Regulations in Gene and Cell Therapy

  • CDA & DEI Award Presentation 2

Oral Abstract Presentations (6)

3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tools & Technology Forum 4
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Poster Reception 2 in the Exhibit Hall
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Women in Gene & Cell Therapy Reception

Friday, May 10

7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration Open
7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Global Gathering Breakfast
8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Scientific Symposia + Other Sessions

  • Therapeutic Vaccines for Persistent Viral Infections and Cancer

  • Advances in Genome Editing: In Vivo Small Edits and the Promise of Large Insertions

  • Immune Suppression 2.0: Next Generation Therapeutics for Gene Therapy

  • Collaboration Models for Global Gene Therapy

  • Supporting Translational Science and Transformative Therapies

  • Second Annual Five-Minute Thesis Challenge

  • Fireside Chat: Supporting Translational Science and Transformative Therapies

Oral Abstract Presentations (2)

  • Late-breaking Abstracts 2

  • Abstract Session TBD

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Sponsored Symposia
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. – Noon

GENERAL SESSION
Outstanding New Investigator Symposium

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Poster Viewing in the Exhibit Hall
Noon – 7 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Premier Sponsored Symposia
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Oral Abstract Presentations (5)

Symposia

  • You Have a Great Technology...Now What?

  • The Role of Government in Ensuring Equity of Access to CGTs

1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Tools & Technology Forum 5
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Career Fair
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Oral Abstract Presentations (11)
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tools & Technology Forum 6
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Sponsored Symposia
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Poster Reception 3 in the Exhibit Hall
8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Closing Night Reception ($)

Saturday, May 11

7 a.m. – 10 a.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Scientific Symposia (9)

  • Recent Advancements that Expand Viral Vector Delivery Applications

  • Moving from Ex Vivo to In Vivo: Challenges and Advances in in vivo Gene Therapy for Hematological Disorders

  • Novel Approaches for Musculoskeletal Diseases

  • Unending Experiments: Ethical Challenges and Responsibilities for Gene Therapy’s Road Ahead

  • Targeting Specific Cell Types with Nonviral Delivery

  • Companion Diagnostics for AAV-based Gene Therapies

  • Pressing Clinical Challenges in Gene Therapy

  • Innovations in Cardiac Gene and Cell Therapy

  • CNS/Gene Editing

Oral Abstract Presentations (2)

10:15 a.m. – Noon Oral Abstract Presentations (11)

Program subject to change
*($) Denotes registration add-on.

This site uses cookies to offer you a better user experience and to analyze site traffic. By continuing to use this website, you accept our use of cookies.