ACI-Minneapolis Program Registration
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October 27, 2018 ProgramCredit information to be announced. Click here for more detailed CME, CNE and CPE information and program objectives.
Presentations include time for Audience Response System (ARS)-assisted audience interaction as well as general question and answer time.
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Check-in, Onsite Registration and Networking
Session I: Introduction to Cancer Immunotherapy
8:00 – 8:05 a.m.
Welcome, Introduction, SITC Resources
8:05 – 8:35 a.m
Basic Principles of Cancer ImmunotherapyArkadiusz Z. Dudek, MD, PhD – University of Minnesota, HealthPartners Cancer Care Center
8:35 – 8:40 a.m.
Session II: Immunotherapy in Practice
Concurrent Session 1
8:40 – 9:20 a.m.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lung CancerManish R. Patel, DO – University of Minnesota Medical Center
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of MelanomaSvetomir N. Markovic, MD, PhD – Mayo Clinic
9:20 – 9:25 a.m
Concurrent Session 2
9:25 – 10:05 a.m.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Head and Neck CancersBalkrishna N. Jahagirdar, MBBS – Regions Hospital
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Genitourinary MalignanciesGautam G. Jha, MBBA – University of Minnesota
10:05 – 10:10 a.m.
Joint Session (all attendees)
10:10 – 10:50 a.m.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hematologic MalignanciesNora Bennani, MD – Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Session III: Barriers in Practice
11:20 – Noon
Practical Barriers in Cancer Immunotherapy TreatmentRyan M. Weight, DO, MSPanel: Monique Giordana, PharmD, BCOP – Regions Hospital Lisa A. Kottschade, APRN, CNP – Mayo ClinicSara Smith, PharmD, BCOP – University of Minnesota Health Maple GroveRyan M. Weight, DO, MS
Session IV: The Future of Cancer Immunotherapy
Noon – 12:25 p.m.
What’s Next for Cancer Immunotherapy?Jeremy Whalen, PharmD, BCOP – University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy
12:25 – 12:30 p.m.
Specifically designed by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) for clinical oncologists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, emergency physicians and the entire cancer care team, the Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) programs are introductory, CME-, CPE- and CNE-certified programs. Presented by leading and local authorities in tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy, these 4.5 hour programs will facilitate understanding of:
Attendees will also have an opportunity for connecting with regional experts in the immunotherapy field at the live event, through four quarterly webinars, and indefinitely through a dedicated online community forum. These connections will serve as ongoing resources while clinical oncologists and other healthcare providers incorporate immunotherapy into practice.
For more information, including program objectives, click here.
View the SITC Meeting Code of Conduct.This program is presented in collaboration with the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC).
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Participation in this free online pre-program course is strongly recommended as it contains information that will not be covered at the program on October 27, 2018.
This updated, interactive course provides foundational knowledge that is necessary for understanding cancer immunotherapy content that will be discussed at the in-person program. Upon completion of the course, participants can earn continuing education credits (CME, CNE and CPE credits are available).
Click here to access this free course.
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