2024 AGENDA

Monday, October 21

Evening

Trainee Dinner

Tuesday, October 22

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Check-in & Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Keynote: Revolutionising cancer screening
Speaker: Peter Sasieni, Queen Mary University of London

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

AM Break

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM

How is biology informing early detection?

12:15 PM – 12:20 PM

Transition to Lightning Talks

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM

Lightning Talks: How is biology informing early detection?

12:35 PM – 1:45 PM

Lunch

1:45 PM – 3:15pm

Emerging technologies for cancer early detection

3:15 PM – 3:20 PM

Transition to Lightning Talks

3:20 PM – 3:35 PM

Lightning Talks: Emerging technologies for cancer early detection 

3:35 PM – 4:00 PM

PM Break

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Panel Discussion: Global challenges in cancer early detection regarding the differences in biological and environmental factors and healthcare system

4:45 PM – 4:50 PM

Closing Remarks

4:50 PM – 5:50 PM

Evening Poster Reception

Wednesday, October 23

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Check-in & Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Keynote: New approaches to early detection of cancer
Speaker: Steve Quake, Stanford University

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

AM Break

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Panel Discussion: Investing into the future: From Lab to Clinic

11:30 AM –  12:00 PM

Investing into the future: From Lab to Clinic Networking

12:00 PM – 1:10 PM

Lunch

1:10 PM – 2:40 PM

Insights from Early Detection Trials

2:40 PM – 2:45 PM

Transition to Lightning Talks

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Insights from Early Detection Trials Lightning Talks

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

PM Break & Poster Reception

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Panel Discussion: The future of evaluation of cancer screening technologies

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Great Debate Session

5:00 PM – 5:05 PM

Closing Remarks

5:05 PM – 5:30 PM

Travel to conference dinner

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Conference Dinner/Reception

Thursday, October 24

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Check-in & Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Artificial Intelligence – promises vs. reality for early detection

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM

Transition to Lightning Talks

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM

Artificial Intelligence – promises vs. reality for early detection Lightning Talks

11:05 AM – 11:30 AM

AM Break

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Keynote: The First Cell: Route for early detection and prevention
Speaker: Azra Raza, Columbia University

12:30 PM – 12:40 PM

Closing Remarks