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Sunday - June 4

18:00   Welcome & Start of Meeting

18:15   Rooster Prize: Talks and Award Presentation

19:30   Reception (Rooftop Banquet Room)


Monday – June 5

7:30     Breakfast

8:30     Keynote Lecture: Paul Kubes (University of Calgary, Canada) (35 min presentation + 5 min discussion)

9:10     Session #1: HA Metabolism and Synthesis 

  • 2 25-minute invited talks (20 + 5); 3 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts (10 + 5)

10:45   Coffee Break

11:25   Session #2: Biophysics and Structural Biology of HA

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 4 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

13:15   Lunch on your own

14:45   Session #3; HA in Signaling and Cellular Biology

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 4 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

16:35   Poster Preview #1

16:45   Break

17:30   Poster Session (with wine and cheese)

19:30   Dinner on your own


Tuesday - June 6

7:30     Breakfast

8:30     Endre Balazs & Janet Denlinger Award Lecture – 2021 Recipient Aaron Petrey (20 + 5)

9:00     Session #4: New Therapeutics and Biotechnological Applications of HA

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 3 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

10:35   Coffee Break

11:25   Session #5: HA in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 4 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

13:05   Poster Preview #2

1:15     Lunch and Free Time

17:30   Poster Session (with wine and cheese)

19:30   Dinner on your own


Wednesday - June 7

spirit promoDinner Cruise7:30     Breakfast

8:30     Keynote Lecture: Jonathan P. Sleeman (University of Heidelberg, Germany) (35 + 5)

9:10     Session #6: HA in Neurobiology

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 3 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

10:45   Coffee Break

11:25   Session #7: HA in Viral Biology

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 4 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

13:15   Lunch on your own

14:50   Session #8: HA in Cancer Biology 

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 4 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

16:40   Coffee Break

17:00   ISHAS Business Meeting/Informal Poster Viewing

18:45   Walk to Docks

19:30   Conference Dinner Cruise


Thursday - June 8

7:30     Breakfast

8:30     Session #9: HA in Inflammation and Immunology

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 3 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

10:05   Coffee Break

10:45   Session #10: HA in Development and Aging

  • 2 25-minute invited talks; 3 15-minute talks chosen from abstracts

12:20   Short break

12:30   Endre Balazs & Janet Denlinger Award Lecture – 2023 Recipient (TBD) (20 + 5)

13:00   Prize Giving

13:10   Closing Remarks & End of Meeting

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