A Focus on Monoclonal Antibodies & Antibody-drug Conjugates

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 | 12-4 P.M. PDT
Hybrid | VIRTUAL AND Los Angeles, CA

Join SITC and a panel of experts for an afternoon of in-depth education on all aspects of monoclonal antibodies & antibody-drug conjugates.

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Program Organizers

Alexandra Drakaki, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Sara Hurvitz, MD
University of California, Los Angeles

Monica D. Mead, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Program Agenda

11:55 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Welcome and Relevant SITC Resources

12-12:25 p.m.

  Lung and GU/Bladder

12:25-12:50 p.m.


ADCs, BiTEs, Abs for Hematologic Malignancies

12:50-1:15 p.m.



1:15-1:40 p.m.


Melanoma and Sarcoma

1:40-2:05 p.m.



2:05-2:35 p.m.



2:35-3:10 p.m.


Cancer Immunotherapy In Practice
Lidia Lopez, AGPCNP-BC – UCLA (Toxicity Management)

3:10-4:10 p.m.


Faculty Panel

4:10 p.m.   Closing Remarks

Program Details

venue information

Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles

6101 West Century Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045

A transformative experience awaits at Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel. Conveniently located less than one mile from LAX Airport and minutes away from SoFi Stadium, our 4-star hotel offers free, 24-hour shuttle services to and from the terminals, helping you minimize stress and streamline your travel. Energize at our modern hotel fitness center or relax by the outdoor, resort-style pool, which offers several private cabanas. Refuel at one of several restaurants and bars specializing in California cuisine and craft cocktails.


Program Learning Objectives

  • Describe the mechanisms of monoclonal antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates.

  • Summarize recent updates in the use of monoclonal antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates clinically.

  • Outline common toxicities with monoclonal antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates and their management.

Target Audience

The Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) programs aim to reach practicing clinical oncologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practitioners, pharmacists, emergency physicians, and other allied health professionals who wish to learn the basic principles of cancer immunotherapy and the most up-to-date clinical data for these treatments, in a multitude of disease states/therapeutic areas, in order to inform and integrate into their own clinical practice. In-training oncologists and hospital administrators will also find the program beneficial.

Case Study Submission Information

As part of the program, registrants are encouraged to submit case studies for expert review during the case study panel concluding the program. If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please review and sign the linked case study guidelines, and return your case study and signed guidelines to education@sitcancer.org.

Accreditation Information

Joint Accreditation Statement

thumbnail image In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).  PACE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

ABIM_Logo.jpgSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

PACE designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

PACE designates this continuing education activity for 3.75 contact hour(s) (0.375 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 3.75 contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate.

Disclosures and ADA Info

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

PACE requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact SITC Staff prior to the live event at (414) 271-2456 or via email education@sitcancer.org.

Avoid Fraudulent ACI Websites

Recently, the SITC office received communication about a fraudulent registration website for one of our ACI programs. To help ensure others don’t mistakenly register on an unauthorized, third-party website, we're proactively informing you to ensure you’re able to safely register for the event through the official SITC website, and so that you can confirm the communication you receive is truly from SITC.

All official forthcoming ACI registration information will come from an email address ending in @sitcancer.org. If you have any questions, please contact the SITC office at events@sitcancer.org or 414-271-2456.