Novel concepts for a lifetime challenge

The 64th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Research will take place from 18–21 February 2020. Our congress motto “Novel concepts for a lifetime challenge” points out that many disorders in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis affect patients throughout their whole life.

Congress theme

Novel concepts for a lifetime challenge


18–21 February 2020


Congress Centrum Bremen (CCB)

Main topics

  • Future anticoagulant
  • Perinatal and paediatric haemostasis
  • Treatment therapy in the elderly
  • Haemostasis in the ICU
  • Inherited and acquired bleeding disorders
  • Precision medicine
  • Laboratory diagnostics
  • Genetics and epigenetics
  • Coagulation and cancer
  • Platelet biology
  • Vascular inflammation
  • Innate and adaptive immunity
  • Economic and legal aspects

Special Events

Opening ceremony

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Networking evening

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Innovative Session Formates

The following session formats are offered at GTH 2020. These formats will be an exciting mix to encourage and enable a dynamic scientific exchange.

The plenary lectures by renowned invited speakers will provide updates on the main topics of the meeting and showcase some of the latest clinical and basic science.

These sessions are composed of abstract presentations and presentations by invited speakers.

There will be a set of interesting satellite and lunch symposia sponsored by our industrial partners. Thematically, they will outline some of the most innovative treatment options in haemostasis, thrombosis and vascular medicine.

Experts in the field provide practical guidance and address unmet clinical needs to help bridge the gap between evidence-based medicine and everyday patient care.

State-of-the-art lectures by renowned scientists are followed by select oral presentations on the latest findings from basic and clinical research.

A formal discussion on a particular matter between invited speakers.

Disorders of thrombosis and haemostasis affecting patients throughout their entire life are approached from different angles and discussed by an interdisciplinary expert panel.

A case-based practical approach to challenging issues in the diagnosis and treatment of bleeding and thrombotic disorders.

Established scientists share their knowledge and personal experience on how to build a career in a rapidly changing research environment.

These sessions are led by recognized authorities in their fields. After a presentation about their specialised topic the experts will open the session for discussion, which will be driven by active audience participation.

Diese Sitzungen werden von Fachleuten ihres Gebiets geleitet. Nach einer Präsentation über ihr Fachthema werden die Experten die Sitzung zur Diskussion eröffnen, die von einer aktiven Publikumsbeteiligung getragen wird.

On the first day, we offer workshops for health care professionals.

Guided poster sessions

There will be guided poster sessions on


28 February 2019
Convention Hall II


1 March 2019
Convention Hall I/B


For some courses/workshops there are only limited seats available. Seat allocation is subject to a first come first served basis.
The scientific programme shall not constitute the final programme. Changes are continuously updated. The final programme will be published approximately 6 weeks before the congress. All participants who have indicated that they would like to get a copy will receive a printed version of the main programme on-site.

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