2024 WIN Schedule Page

WIN 2024 Schedule

Aug. 8–9, 2024 in Chicago, IL  |  Virtual from Aug. 22–23, 2024

The 6th Annual Women in Cancer Immunotherapy Network (WIN) Leadership Institute features two opportunities to attend, in-person or virtually. The program, championed by SITC Past President Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD, the society’s first female president, brings emerging female leaders in the cancer immunotherapy field together for an inspirational two days of professional development and networking event.

In-Person Schedule

Aug. 8–9, 2024 in Chicago, IL

Thursday, Aug. 8

7-8 a.m. CT Breakfast and Registration/Badge Pick Up
8-8:15 a.m. CT Opening Remarks
Organizer: 
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD - Merck

8:15-9:45 a.m. CT

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling and Addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Elizabeth Travis, PhD, FASTRO, FRRS  - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Panelists
Cornelia Trimble, MDJohns Hopkins University
Teresa Foy, PhD - Bristol Myers Squibb

9:45-10 a.m. CT

Break

10-11 a.m. CT

Leadership Skill: Public Speaking
Melody Smith, MD  - Stanford University

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT

Surviving in a Political World
Sandra K. Masur, PhD, FASCB - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Panelists
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhDMerck
Kristen Hege, MD
Jennifer Grandis, MD  - University of California San Francisco

12:30-1:30 p.m. CT

Networking Lunch

1:30-3 p.m. CT

Work Life Integration
Jennifer Guerriero, PhD  - Brigham Women's Hospital

Panelists
Kristin Anderson, PhD  - University of Virginia
Cornelia Trimble, MDJohns Hopkins University
Ashley Koegel, MD  - Bristol Myers Squibb

3-3:15 p.m. CT

Break

3:15-4:30 p.m. CT

Women and Work: Alternate Career Paths
Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, PhD  - Cancer Research Institute

Panelists
Kristen Hege, MD
Priscilla Kelly, MD  - American Association for the Advancement of Science
Xiaofei Wang, PhD  - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4:30-5:30 p.m. CT Keynote
Kristen Hege, MD
5:30 -7 p.m. CT

Reception and Dinner

Friday, Aug. 9

7:30-8:30 a.m. CT

Coffee, Tea, and Walk (Optional)

8-9 a.m. CT

Breakfast


9-10:30 a.m. CT

How to Develop Your Team
Kristin Anderson, PhD  - University of Virginia
Ashley Koegel, MD - Bristol Myers Squibb

Panelists
Sandra Demaria, MD  - Weill Cornell Medicine
Olivera Finn, PhD, FAIO  - University of Pittsburgh

10:30-10:45 a.m. CT Break

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. CT

The Art of Saying No
Tullia Bruno, PhD  - University of Pittsburgh

Panelists
Teresa Foy, PhD  - Bristol Myers Squibb
Olivera Finn, PhD, FAIO  - University of Pittsburgh                                                                                       

12:15-1:15 p.m. CT Networking Lunch

1:15-2:45 p.m. CT

How to Negotiate
Alethia Young, BA  - Bicycle Therapeutics

Panelists
TBD

2:45-3 p.m. CT

Closing Remarks
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD - Merck

Virtual Schedule

Aug. 22–23 Virtual Schedule

Thursday, Aug. 22

8-8:15 a.m. CT Opening Remarks
Organizer: 
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD - Merck

8:15-9:45 a.m. CT

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling and Addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Elizabeth Travis, PhD, FASTRO, FRRS  - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Panelists
Cornelia Trimble, MDJohns Hopkins University
Teresa Foy, PhD - Bristol Myers Squibb
Priti Hegde, PhD  - Kite Pharma

9:45-10 a.m. CT

Break

10-11 a.m. CT

Leadership Skill: Public Speaking
Melody Smith, MD  - Stanford University

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT

Surviving in a Political World
Sandra K. Masur, PhD, FASCB - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Panelists
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhDMerck
Kristen Hege, MD
Jennifer Grandis, MD  - University of California San Francisco

12:30-1:30 p.m. CT

Networking Lunch

1:30-3 p.m. CT

Work Life Integration
Jennifer Guerriero, PhD  - Brigham Women's Hospital

Panelists
Kristin Anderson, PhD  - University of Virginia
Cornelia Trimble, MDJohns Hopkins University
Ashley Koegel, MD  - Bristol Myers Squibb

3-3:15 p.m. CT

Break

3:15-4:30 p.m. CT

Women and Work: Alternate Career Paths
Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, PhD  - Cancer Research Institute

Panelists
Kristen Hege, MD
Priscilla Kelly, MD American Association for the Advancement of Science
Jyoti Bajpai, MD, DM - Tata Memorial Center
Xiaofei Wang, PhD  - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4:30-5:30 p.m. CT Keynote
Kristen Hege, MD

Friday, Aug. 23


9-10:30 a.m. CT

How to Develop Your Team
Kristin Anderson, PhD  - University of Virginia
Ashley Koegel, MD - Bristol Myers Squibb

Panelists
Sandra Demaria, MD  - Weill Cornell Medicine
Olivera Finn, PhD, FAIO  - University of Pittsburgh

10:30-10:45 a.m. CT Break

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. CT

The Art of Saying No
Tullia Bruno, PhD  - University of Pittsburgh

Panelists
Olivera Finn, PhD  - University of Pittsburgh                                                                                              Teresa Foy, PhD  - Bristol Myers Squibb

12:15-1:15 p.m. CT Networking Lunch

1:15-2:45 p.m. CT

How to Negotiate
Alethia Young, BA  - Bicycle Therapeutics

Panelists
Jie D'Elia, PhD - SystImmune, Inc 

2:45-3 p.m. CT

Closing Remarks
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD - Merck