Program at a Glance

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

 

 09h30 – 12h30

  Riverbank Room 6A & 6B

Royal Australian College of Physicians-Supervisors Training Workshop

Workshop 1 – Practical Skills for Supervisors

Workshop 2 –Work-based Learning and Assessment

Mandatory Supervisors’Training. For medical Oncology Consultants who are registered with the College to attend.

 

10h00 – 14h00

   Riverbank Room 6A & 6B City Room 1 & 2

Communications Skills Training

For Medical Oncology Trainees who have registered with MOGA to attend

12h30 – 15h30

   City Room 3

Trainees Education Program

For Medical Oncology Trainees who have registered with MOGA to attend

 Co Chair: Dr Brian Stein and Dr Li Chia Chong

Topic 1. How to organize your first research project. Presenter – Prof Martin Stockler (Duration 30 minutes)

Topic 2. Understanding clinical trials and research – starting from the laboratory. Presenter – Professor Claire Scott (Duration 30 minutes)

Topic 3. Career pathways in oncology (Public / Private / Research / Industry). Presenter – Prof Fran Boyle (Duration 90 minutes) 

Topic 4. EviQ. Presenter: Dr Brian Stein (Duration 30 minutes)

12h30 – 15h30

   City Room 4

Young Oncologist Group of Australia Program

For Medical Oncology Consultants who have received their FRACP within the past 5 years and have registered with  MOGA to attend

  Co-Chair: Dr Amitesh Roy, Dr Michail Charakidis

Topic 1. Burnout amongst young oncologist. How to recognise it and ways to avoid it. Presenter: Dr Maria Ftanou

Topic 2. How to critically appraise data from clinical trials in the era of cancer drug race? Presenter: Prof Martin Stockler

Topic 3. Working in rural centres, a challenge and an opportunity. You should consider it. Presenter: Dr Florian Honeyball

Topic 4. Is the tele-trial model going to assist with access to clinical trials for rural and remote sites? Presenter: Dr Abhishek Joshi

Open Forum – YOGA – How to move forward

16h00 – 16h50

   Hall N

Industry Symposium 1: PARP inhibitors as maintenance treatment for PSR OC – a review of the evidence

  Chair: Prof Chris Karapetis

Presenter: Prof Nicoletta Colombo

17h00 – 17h50

   Hall N

Industry Symposium 2: Navigating Challenges in 2nd-line NSCLC: How do we best inform our patients about treatment choices and outcomes in the era of immunotherapy?

  Chair: Prof Tim Price

Presenters: Dr David Gandara

18h00 – 19h00

   Hall L

Welcome Reception

 

Thursday, 2 August 2018

 

07h30 – 08h30

   City Room 1

Breakfast Session 1: Immune-related Adverse Events / Toxicity

Chair: Dr Michail Charakidis

Presenters: A/Prof Jarushka Naidoo

07h30 – 08h30

   City Room 2

Breakfast Session 2: Post Ovarian Cancer Consensus

Chair: Prof Ken Pittman

Presenters: Prof Nicoletta Colombo

07h30 – 08h30

   City Room 3

Breakfast Session 3: Comprehensive genomic profiling

Chair: Dr Amitesh Roy

Presenters: Dr David Gandara

 

08h50 – 10h00

   Hall N

Opening Ceremony: Prof Paul Worley – National Rural Health Commissioner

ASM Keynote Address: The Future of Immunotherepy in RCC

Chair: Prof Tim Price & Prof Chris Karapetis

Presenters: Dr Bernard Escudier

10h00 – 11h00

   Hall N

Cancer Achievement Award Presentation:

Chair: TBC

Presenters: Prof Chris Karapetis

11h00 – 11h30

   Hall L

Morning Tea & Refreshments

11h30 – 12h45

   Hall N

Symposium 1: Lung

Chair: Prof Ken O’Byrne

Topic 1. Advances in Mesothelioma Presenter – Prof Anna Nowak

Topic 2. Stage III Disease – Where are we now?  Presenter – Dr Jack West

Topic 3. Whole brain RT / Oligometastatic disease. Presenter – Dr Hein Lee

12h45 – 14h00

   Hall L

Lunch Break

13h15 – 13h45

   Hall N

Medical Oncoloy Group of Australia’s Annual General Meeting

14h00 – 15h00

   Hall N

Oral Presentation Session 1: Trainees’Proffered Papers

Chair: Dr Michail Charakidis

15h00 – 16h00

   Hall N

Symposium 2: Biomarker Assessment and Molecular targeted Therapy

Chair: Dr Rachel Roberts-Thomson

Topic 1. Circulating DNA. Presenter – Prof Ben Solomon

Topic 2. EGFR.  Presenter – A/Prof Tom John

Topic 3. PDL1, TMB and Beyond. Presenter – Dr Jack West

16h00 – 16h30

   Hall L

Afternoon Tea & Refreshments

16h30 – 17h30

   Hall N

Plenary Session: Best of the Best Research in 2018

Chair: Prof Bogda Koczwara

Topic 1

Presenter:

Topic 2

Presenter

17h30 – 18h30

   Hall L

Poster Walk and Talk with Refreshments

 

19h00 – 21h00

   Hall L

 

Industry Dinner by Seqirus

Chair: TBC Presenters:

  

19h00 – 21h00

   Hall L

Industry Dinner by Pierre Fabre

Chair: TBC

Presenters:

 

 

Friday, 3 August 2018

 

07h30 – 08h30

   City Room 1

Breakfast Session 4: Biomarkers and the microbiome

Chair: Dr Brian Stein

Presenters: A/Prof Jarushka Naidoo

07h30 – 08h30

   City Room 2

Breakfast Session 5: What is the role of the surgeon in metastatic RCC

Chair: Dr Rohit Joshi

Presenters: Dr Bernard Escudier

07h30 – 08h30

   City Room 3

Breakfast Session 6: TBA

Chair: TBC

Presenters: TBC

       

09h00 – 10h30

   Hall N

Symposium 3: Genitourinary

Chair: TBC

Topic 1. Sequencing of treatment in Renal. Presenter – Dr Bernard Escudier

Topic 2. Prostate Cancer: Is there a correct sequence?  Presenter – Prof Ian Davis

Topic 3. Receptacle bladder cancer (neo adjuvant vs adjuvant), current practice. Presenter – Prof. Jeremy Shapiro

10h30 – 11h00

   Hall L

Morning Tea & Refreshments

11h00 – 12h30

   Hall N

Symposium 4: Rare Cancers

Chair: Prof Claire Scott

Topic 1. TBC . Presenter – Prof Nicoletta Colombo

Topic 2. Germ cell cancer (current gold standard and implications for “survivorship”)  Presenter – Prof Paul de Souza

Topic 3. Small Cell Lung Cancer. Presenter – Prof. Michael Millward

12h30 – 13h30

   Hall L

 Lunch Break

13h30 – 14h30

   Hall N

 Oral Presentation Session 2: Consultants’Proffered Papers

Chair: Dr Amitesh Roy

Topic 1

Presenter:

Topic 2

Presenter

14h30 – 15h00

   Hall L

 Afternoon Tea & Refreshments

15h00 – 16h30

   Hall N

Symposium 5: Medical Cannabis

Chair: Dr Rob Zeilinski

Topic 1. Clinical Trials & Research . Presenter – Prof Stephen Clarke

Topic 2. Governance & access to cannabis.  Presenter – TBC

Topic 3. Cannabis around GBM Pharmacology. Presenter – Dr Ganessan Kichendasse

17h00

Close of Sessions

 

18h30 

   Adelaide Oval

 Conference Dinner

Buses will depart from Adelaide Convention Centre

 

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