Program at a Glance

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Thursday, October 10

13:00-17:30  ISOPP Biosimilars Workshop (Participation is not included in Symposium registration and an additional fee applies)
09:00-16:30  Intro to Oncology Pharmacy Course (Participation is complimentary for BOPA members and Symposium Participants)
17:30-19:00

 Satellite Symposium - Jazz    

Friday, October 11

07:30-09:00

 Satellite Symposium - Astellas                    

09:00-09:45

 Welcome Remarks

 Alex Chan, ISOPP President, Singapore

 Rob Duncombe, ISOPP 2019 Symposium Chair, UK

 Kevin Webber, UK

09:45-10:45

 Opening Plenary

 Key Developments in Cancer Treatments in the 2020's

 John Wagstaff, Swansea University, UK

10:45-11:30  Refreshment Break amongst the Exhibits and Posters
11:30-12:30  Concurrent Session 1

 Clinical 1

 Cancer Associated Thrombosis
 Simon Noble, Cardiff University, UK                   

 Fundamentals 1

 Embracing the Challenges of Aseptics

 Tim RootNHS Specialist Pharmacy Service, UK

 Khola KhanNHS Improvement, UK

 Research 1

 Updates from Major Conferences
 Dharmisha Chauhan, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, UK

12:30-14:00

 Satellite Symposium - BD

 “Finding the Invisible Threat: Monitoring for HD Surface Contamination”

 Lunch amongst the Exhibits and Posters
14:00-15:30  Concurrent Session 2

 Clinical 2

 Navigating the Changing Landscape of RCC
 Manon Pillai, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, UK

 A Life in a Day of a Kidney Cancer Patient

 

 Fundamentals 2

 5 Year Forward Vision for Oncology Pharmacy Professionals
 BOPA GAP Committee

 ISOPP Credentialing, Specialization Position Paper

 Research 2

 Platform Presentations

15:30-16:15  Refreshment Break amongst Exhibits and Posters
16:15-17:45  Concurrent Session 3

 Clinical 3           

 Clinical Management of CLL – a pharmacist’s perspective
 Catherine ParbuttLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

 Cancer DDI Session
 Jasmine Martin, University of Liverpool, UK
 Stefanie Krens, Radboud University Medical Center, the Netherlands

                                          

 Fundamentals 3

 Dose Banding in Oncology
 Mary Gunther, Alberta Health Services, Canada
 Andrea Preston, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, UK
 Calum Polwart, County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, UK
 Richard Nuttall, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, UK

 

 Research 3

 Presentation of the ISOPP Research Grant Results 

 Lisa Holle, Uconn School of Pharmacy, USA

 Presentation of the BOPA Research Grant Results
 Terry Ng, UCL School of Pharmacy, UK

17:45-18:30

 Welcome Reception amongst the Exhibits and Posters / 
 "Explore ISOPP & BOPA Opportunites" Reception

18:30-20:00

 Satellite Symposium - BMS

 “Reducing Time to Treatment Administration (RTTA)”

Saturday, October 12

06:00-07:00

 Scenic 5km Run / Walk                                                                                                                          

07:00-08:30

 Satellite Symposium

08:30-09:30

 Plenary / Awards

 Global Access to Good Quality Medicines

 Elisabeth de Vries, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands

09:30-10:15  Concurrent Session 4

 Clinical 4

 HPV vs non-HPV Head & Neck Cancer
 Martin Forster, University College London Hospital, UK

 Fundamentals 4

 Cancer Pain Management
 Sonia Chand, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

 Research 4

 Statistics Without Tears   
 Sian Willams, University of Brighton, UK
                         

10:15-10:45  Refreshment Break amongst Exhibits and Posters
10:45-11:45  Concurrent Session 5

 Clinical 5

 Role for Medicinal Cannabis
 Carlo DeAngelis, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Canada
 Sonia Chand, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

 Fundamentals 5

 Community Pharmacy Integration in Cancer Care

 Research 5 

 Pharmacy Practitioners as Researchers Panel

Pinkie Chambers, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation, UK

Alex Chan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Bo Yu, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, China

11:45-12:30  ISOPP General Meeting
12:30-14:00

 Satellite Symposium - Gilead

 Lunch amongst the Exhibits and Posters
14:00-15:00  Question Time: Ask the Expert
15:00-16:00

 Plenary

 "Is Cancer Fundraising Fuelling Quackery?"

 Louisa Davies, University College London Hospital Foundation Trust, UK
 Michael Marshall, Good Thinking Society, UK

16:00-17:00  Poster and Exhibit Viewing Session
 BOPA New to Oncology Meeting
 Research Hot Topics
19:30-23:30  Optional Networking Social Event 

Sunday, October 13

07:30-09:00

 Satellite Symposium                                                                                                                            

09:00-10:00

 Plenary / Platform Presentations 

10:00-10:45  Concurrent Session 6

 Clinical 6

 Immunotherapy - What's all the fuss about?
 Heather Shaw, University College London Hospital and Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, UK

 Fundamentals 6

 ISOPP Standards Update
 Shaun O'Connor, St Vincent’s Health, Australia               

 Research 6 

 Personalized Oncogenomics Project (POG)
 Shirin Abadi, BC Cancer, Canada

10:45-11:30  Concurrent Session 7

 Clinical 7

 Patient Self-Monitoring  

 Kate Absolom, University of Leeds, UK

 Fundamentals 7

 Cancer Trial End Points
 Bruce Burnett, Swansea University, United Kingdom

 Research 7

 Cancer Data: how can we make the most of the data we have?
 Ann Slee, NHS England and NHS Improvement, UK 

11:30-12:30

 Closing Panel 

 Comparing Models of Clinical Pharmacy Around the World

 Shaun O'Connor, St Vincent’s Health, Australia
 Shinya Suzuki, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Japan
 Aygin Bayraktar, Hacettepe University, Turkey
 Helen Flint, The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, UK
 Pinky Manyau, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
 Glenn Myers, The Moncton Hospital, Canada

12:30-13:00  Awards and Closing Remarks
13:00-14:30

 Satellite Symposium / Biosimilars Showcase - Amgen

 “Biosimilars in practice – optimising implementation and maintaining patient care”

14:30-15:30

 BOPA Annual General Meeting

Afternoon  Optional Site Visit or Optional Sightseeing Bus Tour

Monday, October 14

09:00-17:00

 Masterclass                                                                               
 (Participation is not included in Symposium registration and an additional fee applies)