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Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs

Barcelona, Spain : 9 - 11 October 2017

Scientific Programme

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12:00

Registration

(Posters may be put up from 12:00)

13:00

Welcome Lunch

14:00

Conference Welcome

Scientific Programme Committee

Session 1

14:05

Karin de Visser Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), Netherlands

"Cancer-Induced Systemic Inflammation Promotes Breast Cancer Metastasis"

14:35

George Coukos Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research/ University of Lausanne, Switzerland

"Spontaneous and Vaccine-induced Immune Response against Ovarian Cancer Includes High-avidity T cells against Tumor Neo-epitopes"

15:05

Author to be selected

Proffered Paper 1

15:20

Speaker to be announced

"Title to be announced"

16:05

EXHIBITOR INTRODUCTIONS

16:15

Coffee break

Session 2

16:45

Author to be selected

Proffered Paper 2

17:00

Johanna Joyce Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research/ University of Lausanne, Switzerland

"Exploring and Exploiting the Tumour Microenvironment"

17:30

Zlatko Trajanoski Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria

"Dissecting tumor-immune cell interactions using immunogenomic tools"

18:00

Keynote Lecture

Jedd Wolchok Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, USA

"Immunologic Checkpoint Blockade: Exploring Combinations and Mechanisms"

18:45

Networking Reception

with drinks and canapés

19:30

Poster Session 1

Until 21:00

09:00

POSTER VIEWING

Until 10:00

Coffee available

09:00

POSTER SPOTLIGHT SESSION 1

3 top-scoring abstracts with be presented on a TV screen

09:35

SATELLITE SPOTLIGHT 1 - PREMIUM SPONSOR

10:00

Session 3

Author to be selected

Proffered Paper 3

10:15

Alena Gros Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), Spain

"Towards personalized T cell therapies targeting the mutanome"

10:45

Keynote Lecture

Carl June Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

"T cell therapy for cancer"

11:30

Coffee break

12:00

Pablo Umaña Roche Innovation Center Zurich, Switzerland

"Next Generation Immune Cell Agonists for Cancer Immunotherapy"

12:30

Guido Kroemer Cordelier Research Centre, France

"Immunogenic cell death induction for cancer therapy"

13:00

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM - ELITE SPONSOR

13:30

Lunch

14:00

Poster Session 2

Session 4

15:30

Sergio Quezada UCL Cancer Institute, UK

"Deciphering the immune and antigenic landscape of cancer"

16:00

Daniel Peeper Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), Netherlands

"Systematic genetic perturbations to reveal therapeutic melanoma vulnerabilities"

16:30

Author to be selected

Proffered Paper 4

16:45

Maria-Paula Roberti Institut Gustave Roussy

"Gut Microbiome Shapes the Immunosurveillance and Prognosis of Cancer"

17:15

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

Until 18:00

An opportunity for participants to converse with speakers in small groups.

19:30

Optional Conference Dinner

09:00

Poster Viewing

Until 10:00

Coffee available

09:00

POSTER SPOTLIGHT SESSION 2

3 top-scoring abstracts with be presented on a TV screen

09:35

SATELLITE SPOTLIGHT 2 - PREMIUM SPONSOR

10:00

Session 5

Ignacio Melero Clinical University of Navarra, Spain

"Bridging gaps in translational immuno-oncology"

10:30

Kris Thielemans Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

"TriMix technology for mRNA based vaccination"

11:00

Author to be selected

Proffered Paper 5

11:15

Coffee break

11:45

Miguel López-Botet Hospital de Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM), Spain

"Advances in NK cell biology for cancer immunotherapy"

12:15

Joan Seoane Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), Spain

"Novel therapeutic targets in brain tumors"

12:45

Closing summary

Scientific Programme Committee

13:00

Lunch & depart

Key dates

Bursary Application Deadline:
31 July 2017

Abstract Submission Deadline:
31 July 2017

Registration Deadline:
01 September 2017

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