2020 AGENDA

Thursday January 23

Fairmont Chateau Whistler – Empress Ballroom
5:00 – 7:00 pm Registration

Friday, January 24

Empress Ballroom
6:30 am Registration
6:30 – 7:00 am Breakfast
7:00 – 7:15 am Welcoming Remarks – Dr. Diana Ionescu
7:15 – 8:00 am Beyond Sequencing Tumours: A New but Old Fashioned View of Oncopathology Research and Practice – Dr. David Huntsman
8:00 – 8:15 am Question and Answer
8:15 – 9:00 am Update of Molecular Biomarkers in Bladder Cancer – Dr. Gang Wang
9:00 – 9:15 am Question and Answer
9:15 – 9:30 am Refreshment Break and Visit with the Sponsors
9:30 – 10:15 am Liquid Biopsy: Facts, Myths and Visions – Dr. John Iafrate
10:15 – 10:30 am Question and Answers
10:30 – 11:15 am Detection of Oncogenic Gene Fusions in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Challenges and Practical Considerations for Implementation in a Public Health System – Dr. Patrice Desmeules
11:15 – 11:30 am Question and Answer
11:45 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:00 pm Safety and Risk in Biomarker Testing – Dr. Carol Cheung
2:00 – 2:15 pm Question and Answer
2:15 – 2:30 pm Refreshment Break and Visit with the Sponsors
2:30 – 3:15 pm Multiomics and the Practice of Diagnostic Pathology – Dr. Carlo Bifulco
3:15 – 3:30 pm Question and Answers
3:30 – 4:15 pm Cancer Genomics: From Bulk Tissue to Single Cells – Dr. Marco Marra
4:15 – 4:30 pm Question and Answer
4:30 pm Closing Remarks for the Day- Dr. Diana Ionescu
6:00 – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception and Visit with the Sponsors

Saturday, January 25

Empress Ballroom
6:30 – 7:00 am Breakfast
7:00 am Introduction – Dr. Diana Ionescu
7:00 –  9:15 am Oncologic Tumor Board: 6 Clinical Case Scenarios With Clinical,
Radiological, Oncologic Implications and Emphasis on How Molecular Pathology can Influence Clinical Decision Process:
Discussion Includes a Multidisciplinary Panel featuring: Dr. Barbara Melosky- Medical Oncologist and a Radiologist (name tbd)  and a Case Presenting Pathologist
Case Presenters on Panel:
Soft Tissue Tumors – Dr. Chang Han Lee
Neuropathology – Dr. Stephen Yip
Breast- Dr. Diana Ionescu
Lung – Dr. Barbara Melosky
9:15 – 9:30 am Refreshment Break
9:30 – 10:00 am Resident Awards & Resident Case Presentations
10:00 – 11:00 am Ergonomics for Pathologists – Dr. Kaila Holtz- Sports Medicine
11:00 – 12:00 pm Physician Well-Being: Share Your Story
12:00 – 12:05 pm Closing Remarks – Dr. Diana Ionescu