ASCO DIRECT™ Live Belgium: 2017 Annual Meeting

ASCO DIRECT™ Live Belgium: 2017 Annual Meeting is a live, local and interactive event for HCPs. During one or two days Belgian oncologists will be informed about the most important and interesting developments in oncology, presented at the ASCO® Annual Meeting.

 

Sorry, online registration is closed, but you are welcome to register by sending an e-mail to Brenda Vial, brenda.vial@springer.com

Most important features of ASCO DIRECT Live:

  • Official ASCO-branded event
  • Simultaneous with ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago
  • Live connection each day with Chicago
  • Broadcast of selected Annual Meeting videos
  • Clinical relevance discussions, initiated and moderated by Belgian experts
  • Program built by local program committee
  • Peer-to-peer interaction (locally and with experts in Chicago), cross-disciplinary discussions
  • Learn about the latest research without a jetlag and without delay

Topics to be discussed in the program:

  • Lung/thoracic
  • Gastroenterology
  • Breast
  • Melanoma
  • Prostate
  • Innovative therapies
  • And more!

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Date and time

Tuesday 6 or/and Wednesday 7 June 2017 from 9.00 AM until 18.00 PM.

Sorry, online registration is closed, but you are welcome to register by sending an e-mail to Brenda Vial, brenda.vial@springer.com

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Program*

Topics, speakers and times Tuesday June 6

08.30 Arrival and registration
09.00 Welcome & highlight, by chair
09.30 Prostate, streaming video broadcast
10.30 Prostate, clinical relevance discussion (speaker to be determined)
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Gynaecology, streaming video broadcast
12.30 Gynaecology, clinical relevance discussion (Caroline Duhem)
13.00 Lunch
Extra audience (gastroenterologists) between 14.00 and 16.00
14.00 Digestive oncology, gastroenterology, streaming video broadcast
15.30 Digestive oncology, gastroenterology, clinical relevance discussion (Donatienne Taylor)
16.00 Break
16.30 Breast cancer, streaming video broadcast
17.30 Live connection with Chicago (Ahmad Awada & international expert), Peter Vuylsteke
18.30 Drinks
19.30 Dinner

 

Topics, speakers and times Wednesday June 7

08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Highlights ASCO until now, by chair
09.30 Melanoma, streaming video broadcast
10.30 Melanoma, clinical relevance discussion (Vibeke Kruse)
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Innovative therapy, streaming video broadcast (Ahmad Awada)
12.30 Innovative therapy, clinical relevance discussion (speaker to be determined)
13.00 Lunch
Extra audience (pneumologists) between 14.00 and 17.00
 14.00 Pneumonology, streaming video broadcast (Johan Vansteenkiste)
 15.30 Live connection with Chicago (Egbert Smit)
 16.30 Pneumology, clinical relevance discussion (Johan Vansteenkiste)
 17.00 Drinks and closure

Timelines are preliminary

* Gastroenterology will be discussed on Tuesday afternoon; pulmonology on Wednesday afternoon.

Local Program Committee

  • Dr. Vibeke Kruse, medical oncologist, UZ Gent
  • Prof. dr. Johan Vansteenkiste, pneumologist-oncologist, UZ Leuven
  • Dr. Peter Vuylsteke, medical oncologist, CHU UCL

Speakers

  • Prof. Ahmad Awada, Head of Medical Oncology Clinic at Jules Bordet Cancer Institute, Brussel
  • Dr. Caroline Duhem, oncologist-hematologist, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg
  • Dr. Donatienne Taylor, Medical Oncologist, Clinique et Maternité Sainte-Elisabeth, Namur
  • Prof. dr. Egbert Smit, professor of Pulmonary Medicine (with emphasis on Pulmonary Oncology), Netherlands Cancer Institute, Department of Thoracic Oncology and the Department of Pulmonary Diseases, VUMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Prof. dr. Johan Vansteenkiste, pneumologist-oncologist, UZ Leuven
  • Dr. Peter Vuylsteke, medical oncologist, CHU UCL Namur
  • Dr. Vibeke Kruse, medical oncologist, UZ Gent

Target Audience

ASCO DIRECT Live Belgium: 2017 Annual Meeting is recommended for medical oncologists, who can register to attend one or two days.
Furthermore: gastroenterologists are welcome to join on Tuesday afternoon; pulmonologists are welcome on Wednesday afternoon.

Location

Dolce la Hulpe Brussels
135, Chaussée de Bruxelles
la Hulpe, BE 1310

Accreditation

Accreditation will be applied for.

Costs

Participation in ASCO DIRECT Live Belgium: 2017 Annual Meeting is free of charge.

Registration

Sorry, online registration is closed, but you are welcome to register by sending an e-mail to Brenda Vial, brenda.vial@springer.com

Sponsors

ASCO DIRECT Live Belgium: 2017 Annual Meeting is made possible by grants of:

Roche_200 Lilly_200 Novartis_200 Logo AstraZeneca incl. Engelse pay off

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