Southampton Members Conference

The 2016 Southampton members conference will be held this year at The Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton and keynote talks will be provided by CLL clinical experts and members sharing CLL experiences.

Dear UK CLLSA Member

We would like to invite you to a CLLSA Members Conference at:

The Grand Harbour Hotel, West Quay Road, Southampton,SO15 1AG

12th July 2016, 10:00 – 16:00 hours

For travel & parking details  click here.

Registration with refreshments commences from 10:00. Lunch and refreshments will be provided free of charge.

There is no charge to attend, the purpose of patient meetings is for you, the patient, carer or friend to meet other people living with CLL, and to exchange experiences and learn from expert speakers.

This conference is supported by clinical speakers with a special interest in CLL from the University Hospital Southampton.


10.00 Arrival and Registration with refreshments.

10.30 Introduction & Welcome – CLLSA News

10:45  Prof Peter Johnson, Chief Clinician CRUK - “ The new Cancer Immunology Centre in Southampton”

Session 1 - Panel (CLLSA, Dr Francesco Forconi, Prof Jon Strefford)

11.00  Dr Francesco Forconi MD, DM, PhD, FRCPath Associate Professor in Haematological Oncology, Honorary Consultant in Haematology “CLL – diagnosis, management, treatment and outcome in the new era with kinase inhibitors”

11.30 Professor Jonathan Strefford BSc., PCCC, PhD Professor in Cancer Molecular Genetics The genetic landscape of CLL” followed by Questions

12.15 Group Discussions

12:45 Lunch 

Session 2 - Panel (CLLSA, Dr Sean Lim, Dr Francesco Forconi, Dr Andy Steele, Prof Freda Stevenson)  

13.45 Dr Sean H. Lim MBChB, MRCP, PhD, FRCPath Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Haemato-oncology -  treatment of CLL with old and new Monoclonal antibodies 

14.15 Meet the clinical research team (CNS Yvonne Casson, CTP Emma Gaunt, CTP Carina Mundy, CTA Luke Smith)

14.25 Integrated trial and non-trial activity of the team (Yvonne Casson)

14.45 Professor Freda Stevenson MSc, DPhil, FRCPath, FMedSci, Professor of Immunology – “the history of CLL from analysis of the tumour immunoglobulin characteristics” Followed by Q &A

15.15 Tea and Coffee 

15.30 Patient /carer stories (TBD)

16.00 Questions

16.15 Summing up/closing remarks

16.30 Close

Places are limited please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to attend. 

Booking via the website: We are now able to receive online bookings for this conference, if you want to register online for this conference please login to the website using the username and password you set up and you will be able to register from this event information page, If you have not yet set up your passwords you can do this first from login.

Booking via email: You can Contact Sarah Tobin by email to register at:  When reserving places by email you will need to send the following information:

1. Your name and the name of anyone who will be attending with you
2. Any special dietary requirements

Booking by post and telephone: You can also telephone the free phone membership line 08009774396 and leave a message, or write to CLL Support Association, 39-40 Eagle Street, London, WC1R 4TH 

The CLLSA are presently able to offer a bursary grant to enable those who need financial assistance to attend CLLSA members conferences. If you would like details please contact Andrea by email


July 12th, 2016 10:00 AM   to   4:30 PM
Grand Harbour Hotel
West Quay Road
Southampton, SO15 1AG
United Kingdom

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Phone: 0800 977 4396
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