Program

Program

PROGRAM - Australian Precision Oncology Symposium, 2019

Saturday 9 November 2019

4:30pm Special Plenary

Prof Mahesh Parmar OBE

MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL
Institute of Clinical Trials & Methodology

Sunday 10 November 2019

 
8:00am Arrival, Registration, Breakfast
8:45am Welcome
8:50am Opening Plenary: The TAPUR Study: Learning from precision medicine in practice

Dr Richard Schilsky

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Session 1: Clinical Trials
 
Chair: Prof John Simes
9:50am
10:15am
     
10:40am Morning Tea
 
Session 2: AGCMC Session
Chair: TBA
11:00am

Prof David Thomas

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

11:25am The Psychosocial Issues in Genomics in Oncology project (PiGeOn)

Prof Phyllis Butow

University of Sydney

11:50am

Dr Mandy Ballinger

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

12:15pm Precision prevention, screening and surveillance for melanoma

A/Prof Anne Cust

The University of Sydney

 
12:40pm Lunch
     
Session 3: Cancer Diagnostics
 
Chair: A/Prof Luke Hesson
1:30pm

Dr Vivek Rathi

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

2:00pm

Prof Luke Hesson

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

     
2:30pm Afternoon Tea
     
Session 4: Immuno-Oncology: does it fit the precision oncology paradigm?
Chair: Prof Michael Brown
3:00pm
     
4:00pm

Panel: "Are we ready for molecular streaming rather than tumour streaming"

Moderator: Prof Hamish Scott

Panelists: A/Prof Steven Lane, A/Prof David Ross, Prof John Simes



 
5:30pm Social function
     

Monday 11 November 2019

 
8:30am Arrival  
 
Session 5: Leukaemina/Haematology
Chair: Prof Hamish Scott
9:00am Precision oncology in blood cancers

A/Prof Steven Lane

QIMR Berghofer

9:30am

A/Prof David Ross

SA Pathology

     
10:30am Morning Tea
 
Session 6: AGCMC Session
Chair: TBA
10:50am
11:15am

Ms Lucille Sebastian

NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre

11:40am

Ms Subo Thavaneswaran

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

 
12:00pm

Molecular Tumour Board:
cases and panel discussion

Moderator: Prof David Thomas

     
1:00pm

Thank you and close

Lunch