2020 Meeting Agenda

Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, FL

9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

February 21, 22 & 23, 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020

 7:00 pm – midnight; Think Tank Meeting Room Open for Attendees – Room #1401

Saturday, February 22, 2020

7:00 am             Breakfast Served in Conway Room

8:00 am            Opening Remarks & Introductions – Gatlin Ballroom

                             Duane Mitchell & William Friedman, Co-Directors, ReMission Alliance

                              Harris Rosen and Anita Zucker, Co-Chairs of ReMission Summit

8:15 am            Special Presentation by Deb and Sandy Chapin, Jamie Chapin Foundation  

8:30 am          ReMission Summit Overview and Goals – Duane Mitchell

Session I
Tumor Antigens and Tumor Heterogeneity

8:45 am          Rob Wechsler-Reya, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

9:00 am         Luis Sanchez-Perez, Duke University Medical Center

9:15 am          Stephen Johnston, Biodesign Institute (Arizona State University)

9:30 am         Mohamed AbdelBaki and Dean Lee, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

9:45 am         Facilitated Discussion Session

10:15 am       Coffee and Refreshment Break

Session II
Cellular Trafficking and Imaging

10:30 am      Edwin Chang, Stanford University

10:45 am       Israt Alam, Stanford University

11:00 am       Linchun Jin, University of Florida

11:15 am       Carlos Rinaldi, University of Florida

11:30 am      Facilitated Discussion Session

12:00 pm     Lunch Served at Conway Room

                           Maryam Rahman, Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research

                           Pilot Grant Research Updates

Session III
Overcoming the Immunosuppressive Tumor Microenvironment 

1:30 pm       Elias Sayour, University of Florida      

1:45 pm       Catherine Flores, University of Florida

2:00 pm      Amy Heimberger, MD Anderson Comprehensive Cancer Center

2:15 pm       Greg Sawyer, University of Florida

2:30 pm      Facilitated Discussion Session

3:00 pm      Coffee and Refreshment Break

Session IV
Clinical Trials, Radiological Assessment, and Biological Correlates in Adults

3:30 pm       David Reardon, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

3:45 pm       Maryam Rahman, University of Florida

4:00 pm      Keith Ligon, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Broad Institute

4:15 pm      David Tran, University of Florida

4:30 pm     Facilitated Discussion Session

Saturday Evening Dinner Event – 

Bus Departs for Reception and Dinner 

6:45 & 7:00 PM   


10:00 pm – midnight; Think Tank Meeting Room Open for Attendees – Room #1401


Sunday, February 23, 2020

7:00 am          Breakfast Served in Conway Room

Session V
Clinical Trials, Radiological Assessment, and Biological Correlates in Pediatrics

8:00 am          Eugene Hwang, Children’s National Medical Center

8:15 am          Craig Daniels, SickKids Hospital, University of Toronto

8:30 am         Gregory Friedman, Children’s of Alabama (UAB)

8:45 am         Duane Mitchell, University of Florida

9:00 am        Facilitated Discussion Session with Roger Packer, Children’s National Medical Center

9:30 – 11:00 am                    ReMission Alliance Workshop

11:00 – 11:30 am                   Workshop Presentations

11:30 am           Closing Remarks

12:00 pm          Conclusion of ReMission Summit 2020


Afternoon – Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research (FCBTR)

1:00 – 2:00 pm           Annual Scientific Advisory Lunch Meeting 

(For FCBTR SAC Members only)