18th International Myeloma Workshop
The International Myeloma Workshop is the defining annual meeting in myeloma with a focus on both the basic, preclinical and the clinical aspects, including:
- Scientific Programs
- Oral Presentations (on Basic Biology, Preclinical Trials and Clinical Studies)
- Consensus Panels
- Poster Presentations
IMPORTANT COVID SAFETY UPDATE
The ensure the safety of all delegates, staff, and sponsors the Wien Messe requires that proof of vaccination, proof of recovery from COVID within the last 6 months, or proof of a negative antigen test taken 48 hours prior or a negative PCR test 72 hours prior to admission be shown before attendees are granted access to the building each day.
For added safety we are requiring an on-site COVID test, taken in Vienna, for all participants on their first day of arrival at the meeting, regardless of vaccination status and prior COVID test results. Testing will be provided, free of charge, upon entry to the Wien Messe on Tuesday, September 7 from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, September 8 from 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. We will also have testing available in select hotels, that can be done one day prior to your arrival at the meeting. All participants will receive a wristband certifying a negative test which will be required to receive meeting credentials and materials.
Vaccinated registrants will show their proof of vaccination to Wien Messe personnel before entering the building and then report to the IMW testing center located in Hall A of the Wien Messe. After receiving or providing proof of a negative test result, you will then proceed to the registration desk to receive your meeting credentials. Meeting credentials allow you to enter the IMW 2021 Campus for the duration of the program.
Unvaccinated registrants or those that have recovered from COVID will show proof of a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours prior or a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival at the Wien Messe or proof that they have recovered from COVID to Wien Messe personnel before entering the building. Attendees will then report to the IMW testing center located in Hall A of the Wien Messe. After receiving or providing proof of a negative test result no older than 24 hours, you will then proceed to the registration desk to receive your meeting credentials. Meeting credentials allow you to enter the IMW 2021 Campus for the duration of the program.
Registrants arriving at the meeting for the first time on Thursday, September 9, Friday, September 10 or Saturday, September 11 must bring proof of a negative test taken in Vienna no more than 24 hours prior to arrival at the Wien Messe to obtain meeting credentials. Onsite testing will NOT be available at the Wien Messe for attendees on 9/9, 9/10 or 9/11. Rapid testing is available, at no cost, at numerous locations in Vienna, including locations adjacent to the Wien Messe. Appointments are required. To find a location near you and to make an appointment visit https://www.acv.at/en/healthservice/rapid-testing/.
Mask: Masks are recommended; however not required at this time.
Social Distancing: Although not required at the Wien Messe, the workshop will be designed to accommodate social distancing.
All delegates will enter the Wie Messe at the Hall A Entrance (see below).
IMW 2021 Registration and Testing Hours
Tuesday, September 7 – Early Registration (encouraged) and Testing
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 8 – Registration and Testing
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 9– Registration (no onsite testing) *
8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 10 – Registration (no onsite testing) *
8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 11 – Registration (no onsite testing) *
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
*Delegates must present a negative COVID test taken in Vienna no more than 24 hours prior to arrival to IMW registration staff.