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Welcome to the European Association for Cancer Research
Europe’s membership association for cancer researchers

Imaging Cancer: Gaining insights from cells to organisms

Berlin, Germany : 7 - 9 September 2020

Scientific Programme

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12:00

REGISTRATION

until 13:30

12:30

Welcome Lunch & Trade

13:30

CONFERENCE WELCOME

Scientific Programme Committee

SESSION 1: Visualizing early cancer in the tissue and organ context

Chair: Erik Sahai

13:35

Keynote lecture

Frauke Alves Max Planck Institute, Germany

14:20

Daniele Regge Candiolo Cancer Research Institute (IRCC), Italy

14:50

Proffered Paper 1

15:05

EXHIBITOR INTRODUCTIONS

60-second intro pitches by each company

15:15

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

15:45

Peter Friedl Radboud UMC, Netherlands

"Engineering intravital microscopy models for bone metastasis and therapy response"

16:15

Jan Grimm MSKCC, USA

16:45

Proffered Paper 2

17:00

Sarah Bohndiek University of Cambridge, UK

"Revealing tumour vascular phenotypes using optoacoustic imaging"

17:30

POSTER SPOTLIGHTS

3 top abstracts presented as 3 minute flash talks

17:40

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT - Premium sponsor

17:55

NETWORKING RECEPTION

including drinks and light food

18:30

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 1

until 20:00

08:15

POSTER VIEWING

Tea/coffee available

08:45

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT - Fluidigm

SESSION 2: Revealing cancer heterogeneity across scales

Chair: Daniele Regge

09:00

Keynote Lecture

Vicky Goh King's College London, UK

09:45

Simon Walker-Samuel UCL, UK

"Combining mechanistic modelling, machine learning and biomedical imaging to probe the tumour microenvironment and assess response to treatment"

10:15

Proffered Paper 3

10:30

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

11:00

Jacky Goetz INSERM U1109, France

"Tracking the last steps of tumor metastasis at high resolution"

11:30

Philippe Lambin Maastricht University, Netherlands

"Handcrafted Radiomics and Deep Learning: medical images are not pictures but quantitative data"

12:00

POSTER SPOTLIGHTS

3 top abstracts presented as 3 minute flash talks

12:15

INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM - Nanostring technologies

12:45

LUNCH

13:30

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 2

SESSION 3: Evaluating the extent and spread of disease

Chair: Sarah Bohndiek

15:00

Keynote Lecture

Ron Kikinis Fraunhofer MEVIS, USA/Germany

"Where is the annotation? The challenge of organizing research data"

15:45

Heinz-Peter Schlemmer DKFZ, Germany

"Whole body imaging methods for deduction of tumour spreading"

16:15

Proffered Paper 4

16:30

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

17:00

Julie Sutcliffe University of California, Davis, USA

17:30

Vasilis Nztiachristos Helmholtz Centre Munich, Germany

"Optical and Optoacoustic imaging: the revolution of label free observations"

18:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

until 19:00

19:30

Conference Dinner

Optional ticketed dinner beginning with a drinks reception in the Planck Lobby of Harnack House

08:15

POSTER VIEWING

Tea/coffee available

09:00

Meet the Expert

SESSION 4: Predicting and monitoring response to treatment

Chair: Heinz-Peter Schlemmer

09:30

Regina Beets-Tan NKI, Netherlands

10:00

Proffered Paper 5

10:15

Jason Lewis MSKCC, USA

"Imaging and therapy of Low Abundance Targets"

10:45

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

11:15

Proffered Paper 6

11:30

Erik Sahai The Francis Crick Institute, UK

12:00

Keynote lecture

Elisabeth de Vries University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands

"Molecular imaging to guide systemic treatments in oncology"

12:45

Conference Summary

13:00

LUNCH & DEPART

Key dates

Bursary application deadline:
29 June 2020

Abstract submission deadline:
29 June 2020

Registration deadline:
31 July 2020

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