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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

1:00 pm Registration
TBDExhibitor Set-Up
12:00 – 7:00 pmCorporate Sponsored Educational Symposia
12:00 – 6:00 pmAccuray: Prostate SBRT Summit
1:00 – 4:00 pmVarian
5:00 – 7:00 pmViewRay: MRI Guided On-Table Adaptive SBRT – Clinical Results on MRIdian

Thursday, November 2, 2017

6:30 – 7:00 am Light Breakfast / Coffee
General Session
7:00 – 7:30 amWelcome Address & Sponsor Acknowledgements
Clinical Session
7:30 – 10:00 amClinical Abstract Presentations with Q&A
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
10:00 – 10:30 amCoffee Break / Visit with Exhibitors
10:30 am – 12:15 pmClinical Abstract Presentations with Q&A
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
12:15 – 1:45 pmLunch / Presentation in Exhibit Hall
1:45 – 4:00 pmClinical Abstract Presentations with Q&A
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
4:00 – 4:15 pmBreak
4:15 – 6:00 pmClinical Abstract Presentations with Q&A
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
Physics Session
7:30 – 10:00 amPhysics Abstract Presentations with Q&A
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
10:00 – 10:30 amCoffee Break / Visit with Exhibitors
10:30 am – 12:15 pmPhysics Abstract Presentations with Q&A
oral presentations based on abstract submissions
12:15 – 1:45 pmLunch / Presentation in Exhibit Hall
1:45 – 4:00 pmAn Overview of the Radiation Oncology - Incident Learning System™
Moderators: Grace Kim, PhD, UCSD and Mary Ellen Masterson-McGary, MS, CyberKnife of Tampa Bay
4:00 – 4:15 pmBreak
4:15 – 6:00 pmBig Data in SRS and SBRT: Can the Little Guys Go Big? - Explore the Impact of Machine Learning & Expert Knowledge in Radiation Oncology
Moderators: Fang-Fang Yin, PhD, Duke University and Steve Goetsch, PhD, San Diego Gamma Knife Center
Mix & Mingle Event
6:00 – 7:30 pmMix & Mingle: Tour to Mount Olympus
7:30 pmDinner on your own

Friday, November 3, 2017

7:00 – 7:30 amLight Breakfast / Coffee
General Session

Bridging the Gap: Immuno-biology of Radiotherapy and Clinical Trial Concepts

A session hosted by the Radiosurgery Society (the RSS) in collaboration with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

Moderators: Mansoor M. Ahmed, PhD, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and Samir N. Khleif, MD, Georgia Regents University, SITC Board Director, Atlanta, GA

7:30 – 8:00 amCancer Immunotherapy: A Primer for Radiation Oncologists and Medical Physicists
Samir Khleif, MD, GRU Cancer Center, Augusta, GA
8:00 – 8:30 amImmunobiology of Radiotherapy: What Radiation Oncologists and Medical Physicists Should Know
Chandan Guha, MBBS, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
8:30 – 9:00 amIs SRS/SBRT Immune-modulatory?
Robert D. Timmerman, MD, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
9:00 – 9:30 amDesigning Clinical Trials in Cancer Immunotherapy Space: What Should Radiation Oncologists Know?
Elad Sharon, MD, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
9:30 – 10:00 amTake Home Message and Discussion Panel
Mansoor M. Ahmed, PhD, Radiation Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
10:00 – 10:30 amCoffee Break / Visit with Exhibitors
The Showdown Debates: Clash of the Titans
10:30 – 10:45 amShowdown Opening Remarks
10:45 am – Noon

Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: SBRT vs Chemotherapy

SBRT: Joseph Herman, MD, Professor and Director of Clinical Research, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Chemotherapy/Surgery: Jordan Berlin, MD, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Noon – 1:30 pmLunch / Presentation in Exhibit Hall
Noon – 1:30 pmResident Breakout Sessions
  • Clinical SRS/SBRT Primer for Residents
  • Physics SRS/SBRT Primer for Residents
1:30 – 3:00 pm

Hepatocellular Carcinoma: SBRT vs Hypo-Fractionated Proton vs Non-Radiation Therapies

SBRT: Laura Dawson, MD, Professor, Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada

Proton: Smith (Jim) Apisarnthanarax, MD, Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, WA

Non-radiation liver-directed: Govindarajan Narayanan, MD, Chairman of Interventional therapies (TACE, HiFu) Radiology, University of Miami, FL

3:00 – 4:15 pm

Recurrent Head & Neck Cancer: SBRT vs Brachytherapy/Chemotherapy

SBRT: Dwight Heron, MD, FACRO, FACR, Chairman Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside, PA

Brachytherapy/Chemotherapy: Chris Nutting, BSc(Hons), MBBS, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCR, ECMO, MedFIPEM, Professor of Clinical Oncology, Royal Marsden Cancer Center, London, UK

4:15 – 4:30 pmBreak
4:30 – 5:45 pmSRS/SBRT in the Setting of Re-irradiation
Breakout Session
4:30 – 5:45 pmNurse & Therapist Session: Why We Do What We Do…and More
Poster Reception & Awards
5:45 – 7:30 pm
  • Poster Reception
  • Residents’ BEST Abstract Awards presented by BEST Medical
  • Best of the Best Clinical and Physics Abstract Awards
  • Resident Poster Walk with a Professor
7:30 pmDinner on your own

Saturday, November 4, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 amUPMC Sponsored Breakfast / Coffee
General Session
8:00 – 10:00 am

Performance & Quality Improvement Session

Please Note: This session is closed to exhibitors & guests

10:00 – 10:30 amCoffee Break / Visit with Exhibitors
10:30 am – NoonSRS/SBRT for Lung Cancer – Dosimetry Plan Study
Noon – 1:00 pmLunch & RSS Annual Meeting
Clinical Session
1:00 – 2:30 pmStereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Lecture Series
2:30 – 4:30 pm

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Hands-On Practical

Please Note: There is an additional fee to attend this hands-on session

Physics Session
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Commercial Solutions

Moderators: Indrin Chetty, PhD, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI and Stanley H. Benedict, PhD, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Davis, CA