Agenda

8:30 – 9:00
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10
Welcome and Introduction
CANCER GENOMICS
9:10 – 10:00
KEYNOTE: AACR PROJECT GENIE – Integrating Genomics & Phenomics Through Standardized Curation of Real-World Data
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
10:00 – 10:20
Terry Fox Marathon of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Centre Update
Victor Ling, PhD, Terry Fox Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
10:20 – 10:30
Discussion
10:30 – 10:45
Break
10:45 – 11:05
Single Cell RNA Sequencing and Clinical Applications
Sohrab Shah, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
11:05 – 11:15
Discussion
11:15 – 11:35
Molecular Residual Disease and ctDNA: Opportunities for Interception
Dan Landau, New York Genome Center, New York NY
11:35 – 11:45
Discussion
11:40 – 12:30
Lunch
TUMOR IMMUNOTHERAPY
12:30 – 1:20
KEYNOTE: The Role of Tumor Organoids in the Evaluation of Immunotherapy
Emile Voest, MD, PhD, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1:20 – 1:40
Microbiome, Cancer and Inflammation
Kathy McCoy, PhD, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
1:40 – 1:50
Discussion
1:50 – 2:05
Break
2:05 – 2:45
Debate: This house believes that there are therapeutic strategies to turn “cold” tumors into “hot” tumors
FOR: John Hilton, MD, Ottawa Health Sciences Center, Ottawa, ON
AGAINST: Grainne O’Kane, MD, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON
2:45 – 2:55
Debate: Rebuttals
2:55 – 3:00
Closing Remarks