2020 Agenda

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)