Program at a Glance

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Thursday, October 10

TBD  ISOPP Biosimilars Workshop
11:00-17:00  Intro to Oncology Pharmacy Course (Participation is complimentary for BOPA members and Symposium Participants)
17:30-19:00  Satellite Symposium   

Friday, October 11

07:30-09:00  Satellite Symposium                                                                                                                            

 Welcome Remarks

 Alex Chan, ISOPP President, Singapore

 Rob Duncombe, ISOPP 2019 Symposium Chair, Manchester, UK

 Kevin Webber, UK


 Opening Plenary

 Key Developments in Cancer Treatments in the 2020's

 John Wagstaff

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, Cardiff, UK                   

 Fundamentals 1

 Embracing the Challenges of Aseptics

 Tim RootNHS Specialist Pharmacy Service, London, UK

 Khola Khan, NHS Improvement, London, UK

 Research 1

Updates from Major Conferences


 Satellite Symposium - BD

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

 Clinical 2

 Navigating the Changing Landscape of RCC
 James Larkin, The Royal Marsden 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           


 Cancer DDI Session

 Fundamentals 3

 Dose Banding in Oncology
 Mary Gunther, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Canada
 Andrea Preston, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
 Calum Polwart, County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, Durham, UK
 Richard Nuttal, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK


 Research 3

 Presentation of the ISOPP Research Grant Results 

 Lisa Holle, Uconn School of Pharmacy, Storrs, USA

 Presentation of the BOPA Research Grant Results
 Terry Ng


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

18:30-20:00  Satellite Symposium

Saturday, October 12


 Scenic 5km Run / Walk                                                                                                                          


 Satellite Symposium


 Plenary / Awards

 Global Access to Good Quality Medicines

 Elisabeth de Vries, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands

9:30-10:15  Concurrent Session 4

 Clinical 4

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

 Fundamentals 4

 Cancer Pain Management

 Research 4

 Statistics Without Tears                             

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

 Fundamentals 5

 Community Pharmacy Integration in Cancer Care

 Research 5 

 Pharmacy Practitioners as Researchers Panel

11:45-12:30  ISOPP General Meeting

 Satellite Symposium

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


 "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
19:30-23:30  Optional Networking Social Event 

Sunday, October 13


 Satellite Symposium                                                                                                                            


 Plenary / Platform Presentations 

10:00-10:45  Concurrent Session 6

 Clinical 6

 Immunotherapy - What's all the fuss about?

 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  

 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?


 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
 Glenn Meyers, The Moncton Hospital, Canada

12:30-13:00  Awards and Closing Remarks
13:00-14:30  Satellite Symposium / Biosimilars Showcase

 BOPA Annual General Meeting

Afternoon  Optional Site Visit or Optional Sightseeing Bus Tour

Monday, October 14


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