MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street, South Tower, Toronto
September 22-23, 2017

DAY 1: Friday, September 22, 2017
8:00 AM

REGISTRATION

Registration opens and breakfast

8:30 AM

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Pamela Degendorfer

8:35 AM

CLINICAL TRIALS FROM THE PATIENT AND FAMILY PERSPECTIVE

Mike Brady

HOT TOPIC: Transforming Academic-Industry Partnerships to Expedite Clinical Development
Chair - Conference Organizer

8:45 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Elizabeth Eisenhauer

9:30 AM

Clear goals, shared perspective optimized clinical outcome

Jean-Francois Pouliot, Merck

10:00 AM

NETWORKING BREAK

10:15 AM

Streamlining Study Start-Up: Riding current successes into the future

Susan Marlin, Clinical Trials Ontario

10:45 AM

Cancer Breakthroughs. Realized. Impact for patients and Ontario

David O'Neill, Fight Against Cancer Innovation Trust

11:15 AM

Discussion Panel

Discussion Panel
Elizabeth Eisenhauer
Jean-Francois Pouliot, Merck
Susan Marlin, Clinical Trials Ontario
David O'Neill, Fight Against Cancer Innovation Trust

12:15 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

Session II - HOT TOPIC: BIO-THERAPY DEBATE

1:30 PM

Be it resolved that Bio-therapy will save the world or at least cure cancer

Mark Minden, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Rajat Kumar, CancerCare Manitoba

2:30 PM

NETWORKING BREAK

2:45 PM

The Coming of Age of Cellular Therapies

Donna Wall, Hospital for Sick Children

3:15 PM

20/20 Bone Marrow Transplant

Hans Messner, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

3:45 PM

Health Literacy for Indigenous Populations

Bernice Downey, University Health Network

4:15 PM

Close of Day 1




DAY 2: Saturday, September 23, 2017
8:30 AM

BREAKFAST

8:55 AM

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Jasmine Grant

SESSION III - Using Technology to Improve Clinical Trials

9:00 AM

Improving Trial Accrual within an Oncology Network: The Moffitt Cancer Center Implementation of Total Cancer Care

Erin Siegel, Moffitt Cancer Center

9:30 AM

Harnessing technology to assess PROs and cognition

Kristina Hardy, Children's National Hospital

10:00 AM

Human Factors Research Program Update

Joseph Cafazzo, UHN Human Factors Research

10:30 AM

The Key to True Patient Centered Care: Using A PFAC As An Institutional Touchstone and Partner

Kate Niehaus, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:00 AM

NETWORKING BREAK

SESSION IV -DISEASE SITES

11:15 AM

Advances in Lung Cancer

Penny Bradbury, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

11:40 AM

Relapsed Myeloma-Early Phase Trials of Promise

Suzanne Trudel, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

12:05 PM

Advances in Lymphoma

Robert Kridel, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

12:30 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

INTERACTIVE SESSION: PUTTING PRACTICE INTO ACTION

Interactive workshop, based on attendee survey results, where participants will discuss in groups areas they find challenging or requiring

2:15 PM

NETWORKING BREAK

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

INTERACTIVE SESSION: PUTTING PRACTICE INTO ACTION

Each group will present the results of their action plan to the group. Discussion of solutions and shared learnings.

Leslie, Richard, Maria : Facilitators

3:15 PM

Close of Day 2


** While we have ensured every effort to retain speakers,
the schedule is subject to change without notice**