CLL Meeting

The Canadian CLL Meeting brings together clinicians and scientists from around the world to discuss the latest research in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.

The 14th Canadian CLL Research Meeting

September 26th and 27th 2018

Keynote speaker – Dr Francesco Forconi, University of Southampton, UK

Dr Francesco Forconi is an Associate Professor in Haematological Oncology within Medicine at the University of Southampton and the leader of the Haematological Oncology Group. Clinically his interests include Chronic lymphocytic leukaemias (CLL) and low-grade lymphomas. He is core member of the NCRI Haematological Oncology Group and affiliated to the NCRI Haem Onc Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia subgroup. His research interests are to gain insight into the behaviour of mature B-cell neoplasms by analysis of the characteristics and functions of the tumour B-Cell Receptor (BCR) Immunoglobulin (Ig). His major research achievements have been in origin and clinical behaviour of Lymphoproliferative disorders, including Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Hairy Cell leukaemia and other Splenic lymphomas, by immunogenetic and molecular analysis.

Planning Committee

British Columbia - Dr Cynthia Toze and Dr Alina Gerrie
Alberta - Dr Carolyn Owen and Dr Lorree Larratt
Saskatchewan - Dr Julie Stakiw
Manitoba - Dr Versha Banerji
Ontario - Dr David Spaner and Dr Matt Seftel
Quebec - Dr Lilian Amrein and Dr Sarit Assouline
Atlantic Canada - Dr Sue Robinson (NS) and Dr Dave Jones (NFLD)


We would like to acknowledge former members of the planning committee for their dedication to making the Canadian CLL Meeting a success

Dr James Johnston
Dr Spencer Gibson


The Canadian CLL Meeting gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our sponsors