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Program

Please note that this meeting will take place as an in-person event in Montreal and will not live-stream content for virtual participation. The meeting content will be recorded and made available as an on-demand program after the conference. Please see the REGISTRATION page for details. 

All presentations are scheduled to be live, in-person presentations at the date and time specified below unless noted otherwise.  Program is subject to change. 

Monday, May 9, 2022

Welcome and Opening Keynotes Session
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Welcome from Cochairs

Opening Keynote
George Demetri Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

Welcome Reception 
7:00 p.m.  – 9:00 p.m.    

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Plenary Session 1: Mesenchymal Stem Cell and Developmental Biology
8-10 a.m.
Break
10-10:30 a.m.
Plenary Session 2: Tumor Ecosystems and Immune Microenvironment
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Lunch (own)
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Plenary Session 3: Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Poster Session A/Reception
3:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Plenary Session 4: Model Systems
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.        
Break
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Speaker
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

M. Celeste Simon, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lunch (own)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Plenary Session 5:  Epigenetics
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Break
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Plenary Session 6: Metabolism
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Poster Session B
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Plenary Session 7: Metastasis
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break  
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Plenary Session 8: Genomics/Omics
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks and Departure
12:30 p.m.

Times may change slightly as the program develops with the inclusion of short talks from proffered abstracts.