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Program

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Welcome and Keynote Lectures
5-7:00 p.m.    

Welcome from Cochairs

Welcome from Lead Supporters
Lustgarten Foundation
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Patient/Nursing Perspective 1
Patricia Gambino, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rising Star Keynote
Florencia McAllister, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Opening Keynote
David Tuveson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Opening Reception and Poster Session A
7-9 p.m.

Wednesday, September 30

Breakfast and Networking Roundtables
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Patient Perspective 2
8:30-8:40 a.m.
Plenary Session 1: Genetics, Genomics, and Precision Medicine
Session Chair: Andrew V. Biankin, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
8:40–10:25 a.m.       

Andrew J. Aguirre, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

Laufey T. Amundadottir, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland

Andrew V. Biankin

Two short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Break
10:25–10:45 a.m.
Plenary Session 2: Immunology  
Session Chair: Elizabeth M. Jaffee, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, Maryland
10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 

Elizabeth M. Jaffee

Doug Fearon, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Gregory L. Beatty, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Two short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Lunch (provided)
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Poster Session B
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Plenary Session 3: Metabolism
Session Chair: Dafna Bar-Sagi, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
3:30–5:15 p.m.                      

Dafna Bar-Sagi

Costas A. Lyssiotis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kathryn E. Wellen, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Two short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Evening Off / Dinner on Own
5:15 p.m.    

Thursday, October 1

Breakfast and Networking Roundtables
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Patient and/or Nursing Perspective 3
8:30-8:40 a.m.
Plenary Session 4: Clinical Advances
Session Chair: Jennifer J. Knox, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada
8:40–10:25 a.m.

Christina R. Ferrone, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Jennifer J. Knox

Kim Reis Binder, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Two short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Break
10:25–10:45 a.m.
Plenary Session 5: Pancreatic cancer – Tissue and body homeostasis
Session Chair: Howard Crawford, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Tobias Janowitz, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Denis C. Guttridge, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Howard Crawford

Two short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Lunch on Own
12:30–2 p.m.
Plenary Session 6: TME and Metastasis
Session Chair: Ben Z. Stanger, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2–4 p.m.

Ben Z. Stanger

David Ting, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts 

Edna Cukierman, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Two short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Poster Session C/Reception
4–6:30 p.m.        

Friday, October 2

Breakfast
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Plenary Session 7: Emerging Research Areas in Pancreatic Cancer Pathways
Session Chair: Ellen Langer, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon
8:30–10:15 a.m.

Ellen Langer

Axel Behrens, Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom

Three short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Break
10:05–10:30 a.m.
Plenary Session 8: Early detection, imaging, and screening
Session Chair: Brian M. Wolpin, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Brian M. Wolpin

Julie L. Sutcliffe, University of California Davis, Davis, California

Alison Klein, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Two short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts

Closing Team Science Keynotes
12:15-1 p.m.

Vinod P. Balachandran, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Steven D. Leach, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire

Closing Remarks
1-1:15 p.m.
Departure
1:15 p.m.