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Please Note: All times are listed in Eastern Time.

Wednesday-Friday, October 4-6, 2023

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal - Quebec

 Tuesday  October 3

10:00am - 8:00pm EDT | Guidelines Working Meetings 

4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT | Pharma Commercial Meeting

5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT | Pharma Science/Education Meeting

Wednesay  October 4


6:00am - 8:00am EDT | Exhibitor Move-In

7:00am - 8:00am EDT | Breakfast

7:00am - 8:00am EDT | Officers Briefing Meeting

8:00am - 10:00am EDT | Guidelines Working Meetings

8:00am - 10:00am EDT | Allied Health Workshop

Photo of Yee Lan Wong  Moderator: Yee Lan Wong, PA-C, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

Topic: Models for pharmacist collaboration with prescribers: reducing errors and ensuring access to treatment

Sommerer.png Speaker: Katelyn R. Sommerer, PharmD, MS, BCOP, Moffitt Cancer Center

Topic: Approaches for improving mental health in NET patients living with chronic illness

Speaker: TBD

Topic: Multifactorial causes of diarrhea and weight loss in NET population and strategies for management

Speaker: TBD

8:00am - 10:00am EDT | Career Development Workshop: Building For Success

 Dr. Mintallah Haider, MD – Tampa, FL | Oncology Moderator: Mintallah Haider, MD, Moffitt Cancer Center

Topic: : Building a NET Program; How do you get resources

Eads.png Speaker: Jennifer R. Eads, Penn Medicine

Topic: Accessing Big Data; How to answer questions using big data sets

 ORorke_M.png Speaker: Michael O'Rorke, PhD, University of Iowa College of Public Health

Topic: Who and How to Hire: Faculty Recruitment and Retention

Dr. Douglas Evans, MD – Milwaukee, WI | General Surgery Speaker: Douglas B. Evans, MD, Chair, Medical College of Wisconsin

10:05am - 10:20am EDT | Offical Symposium Opening, Welcome and Announcements, Land Acknowledgement- J. Bart Rose, MD, MAS, FACS, Symposium Planning Chair introduced by Pamela Kunz, MD, NANETS President

10:20am - 11:05am EDT | Keynote

Rose, J. Bart, M.D., MAS, FACS - Surgery | UAB Co-Moderator: J. Bart Rose, MD, MAS, FACS, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kunz.png Co-Moderator: Pamela Kunz, MD, Yale Cancer Center

Topic: Keynote Presentation

Morag Park named to the Order of Quebec - McGill Reporter 

Morag Park, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry, McGill; Director, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Centre

11:10am - 12:15pm EDT | NANETS/ Society of Interventional Oncology Joint Symposium (Concurrent Session)

White.png Moderator: Sarah B. White, MD, MS, FSIR, Medical College of Wisconsin

Topic: Grade evolution: implications for serial biopsy to guide management

DePietro_D.png Speaker:  Daniel DePietro, MD, University of Pennsylvania

Topic: Molecular determinants of efficacy of liver-directed therapies

Alexander_E.png Speaker: Erica S. Alexander, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 Topic: Does tumor behavior affect the choice of Liver-directed therapy?

Soulen.png Speaker: Michael C. Soulen, MD, University of Pennsylvania

Topic: Does regional PRRT have a future?

Lam.png Speaker: Marnix Lam, MD, PhD, University of Utrecht, Netherlands

11:10am - 12:15pm EDT | NANETS/ Society of Surgical Oncology Joint Symposium: Cutting Edge Surgery (Concurrent Session)

Julie Hallet MD, M.Sc., FRCSC - Sunnybrook Research Institute Moderator:  Julie Hallet, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Topic: Resection of G3 NETS

Howe.png Speaker: James Howe, MD, University of Iowa

Topic: Improving access to NET care to underserved communities

maluccio.png Speaker: Mary A. Maluccio, MD, Professor of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Science Center – New Orleans

Topic: Perioperative octreotide therapy

Pommier.png Speaker: Rodney F. Pommier MD, FACS, Oregon Health & Science University

Topic: Treatment of peritoneal disease

Gangi.png Speaker: Alexandra Gangi, MD, Cedars-Sinai

12:15pm - 1:15pm EDT | NETworking Lunch: Breaking the Ice

1:30pm - 3:00pm EDT | NANETS/ CommNets Joint Symposium : NET Management in Canada, Unique Considerations

Gill_S.png Moderator: Sharlene Gill, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, FRCPC, BC Cancer Agency

Topic: Introduction to care of NETs in Canadian Public Health Care

Asmis.png Speaker: Tim Asmis, MD, University of Ottawa

Topic: NETs care in the community in Canada  

Yelamanchili_1.png Speaker: Radhika Yelamanchili, MD, McMaster University

Topic: NET Clinical Trials in Canada

O'Callaghan | Cancer Research Institute | School of Medicine | Queen's  University Speaker: Chris O’Callaghan, DVM, MSc, PhD, Queen’s University

Topic: Structure of CommNETs research and patient partnership in research

Goodwin_R1.png Speaker: Rachel Goodwin, MD, FRCPC, University of Ottawa

 Speaker: Jacqueline Herman, President, CNETS Canada

3:00pm - 3:30pm EDT | PM Break

3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT | NET Session 1: Modeling NETs (Concurrent Session)

Halperin.png Moderator: Daniel Halperin, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Topic: Zebrafish Models

 Speaker: Ilaria Marinoni, PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland

Topic: PDX

Truty.png Speaker: Mark J. Truty, MD, MS, Mayo Clinic

Topic: Embryo Model

Michael_I.png Speaker: Iacovos Michael, PhD, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT | NANETS/Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Joint Symposium: Post-PRRT Setting: From Restaging to Re-Treatment (Concurrent Session)

Thomas Hope | UCSF Health Moderator: Thomas Hope, MD, University of California San Francisco

Topic: Post-PRRT Imaging: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment

Spilberg.pngdownload.gif Speaker: Gabriela Spilberg, MD, Yale School of Medicine

Topic: Post-PRRT Treatment Options

Zhen.png Speaker: David Zhen, MD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Topic: Re-PRRT Options (Including Alpha): Benefits and Risks

Fine.png Speaker: Gabriel Fine, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine

Topic: Post-PRRT Patient Experience and Communication

Mailman_J.png Speaker: Josh Mailman, MBA, President, NorCal CarciNET

5:15pm - 7:30pm EDT | Speed NETworking | Welcome to Montreal Reception

 Thursday  October 5


7:00am - 8:00am EDT | Exhibit Hall Open

7:00am - 8:00am EDT | Breakfast & Posters

8:00am - 9:00am EDT | NET Session 2: Merkel Cell Carcinoma (Concurrent Session)

Rae Brana Reynolds, PhD, ANP Moderator: Rae Brana Reynolds, PhD, APRN, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Topic: Workup and Surgical Management

Nessim_C.png Speaker: Carolyn Nessim, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Topic: Systemic treatment, discuss biomarkers as part of talk

Khushalani.png Speaker: Nikhil Khushalani, MD, Moffitt Cancer Center

Topic: Radiotherapeutic Options

Mehran.png Speaker: Mehran Yusuf, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

8:00am - 9:00am EDT | Future Directions: Ongoing / Upcoming Trials (Concurrent Session)

Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Boston, MA Moderator: Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Topic: Adjuvant Chemo for High Risk PNETS

Soares.png Speaker: Heloisa Soares, MD, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah Health

Topic: NET PRRT Retreatment

Chauhan.png Speaker: Aman Chauhan, MD, Sylvester Cancer Center University of Miami

Topic: Teleheart Trial

Iliescu.png Speaker: Cezar A. Iliescu, MD, FACC, FSCAI, MD Anderson Cancer Center

9:05am - 10:10am EDT | Featured Abstracts 1

Featured Top Rated Oral Presentations

Singh.png Moderator: Simron Singh, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Odette Cancer Center at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center

10:10am - 10:40am EDT | AM Break

10:40am - 11:50am EDT | NET Session 3: Guidelines Highlight

Renuka Iyer, MD (Medical Oncology) - Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Moderator: Renuka Iyer, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Topic: Rectal Guideline

Kennecke.png Speaker: Hagen F. Kennecke, M.D., MHA, FRCP, Providence Cancer Institute

Topic: Duodenal Guideline

Clarke.png Speaker: Callisia N. Clarke, MD, MS, FACS, FSSO, Medical College of Wisconsin

Topic: Personalized Therapy Guideline

Loree_J.png Speaker: Jonathan Loree, MD, MS, FRCPC, University of British Columbia

12:00pm - 1:10pm EDT | Annual Meeting and Luncheon

1:15pm - 2:20pm EDT | Featured Abstracts 2

Featured Top Rated Oral Presentations

P._Ear.png Moderator: Po H. Ear, PhD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT | NET Tumor Board

El-Haddad.png Moderator: Ghassan El-Haddad, MD, Moffitt Cancer Center

Mercier.png Case Presenter: Frédéric Mercier, MD, MSc, FRCSC, CHUM

Jimenez.png Case Presenter: Paola Jiménez Vásquez, MD, MSC, Center for Research and Treatment in Cancer Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo FCTIC

Gabriel.png Panelist: Gaby E. Gabriel, MD, University of Kentucky

Gad Abikhzer Panelist: Gad Abikhzer, MDCM, FRCPC, ABNM, McGill University

Warner_1.png Panelist: Susanne G. Warner, MD, Surgery, Mayo Clinic

_Rayson.png Panelist: Daniel Rayson, MD, FRCPC, FACP, Dalhousie University & Nova Scotia Health

Valone.png Panelist: Tiffany Valone, PA-C, Moffitt Cancer Center

3:30pm - 4:00pm EDT | PM Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT | NET Session 4: Translational Science

Ramriez.png Moderator: Robert Ramirez, DO, FACP, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Topic: Functional Imaging

 _Aboian.png Speaker: Mariam Aboian, MD, PhD, Yale School of Medicine

Topic: Clinical implementation of PanNET biomarkers

Singhi_A.png Speaker: Aatur Singhi, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Topic: Molecular drivers of racial disparate outcomes in NETs

Rose, J. Bart, M.D., MAS, FACS - Surgery | UAB Speaker: J. Bart Rose, MD, MAS, FACS, University of Alabama at Birmingham

5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT | Poster Tours

6:00pm - 7:30pm EDT | Poster Reception

 Friday  October 6


7:00am - 8:00am EDT | Poster Hall Open

7:00am - 8:00am EDT | Exhibit Hall Open

7:00am - 8:00am EDT | Breakfast & NETworking

7:15 am - 8:00am EDT | Patient Leader Meeting

8:00am - 9:00am EDT | NET Session 5: Surgery (Concurrent Session)

Chen_H.png Moderator: Herbert Chen, MD, FACS, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Topic: Surgical debulking and symptom control - improved survival: how good is the data really?

Stuart_H.png Speaker: Heather Stuart, BSc MSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS, University of British Columbia

Topic: Technical aspects of liver debulking, operative risks and outcomes

Law.png Speaker: Calvin Law, MD, MPH, FRCSC, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Topic: When to resect the primary tumor in metastatic NETs?

Maxwell.png Speaker: Jess E. Maxwell, MD, MBA, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Topic: Cytoreduction and systemic therapies for NETs: how to combine and when?

Trikalinos.png Speaker: Nikolaos Trikalinos, MD, Washington University

8:00am - 9:00am EDT | NET Session 6: Carcinoid Heart Management (Concurrent Session)

Lewis.png Moderator: S. Allen Luis, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Topic: Diagnosis and Medical Management

 Kosec.png Speaker: Angela Kosec, NP, Mayo Clinic

Topic: Carcinoid Heart Pathogenesis

McCully.png Speaker: Belinda H. McCully, PhD, Western University of Health Sciences

Topic: Interventional management of carcinoid heart including surgery

Castigliano M Bhamidipati D.O., Ph.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S. | Health care  provider | OHSU Speaker: Castigliano M. Bhamidipati, DO, PhD, MSc, FACS, Oregon Health & Science University

9:05am - 10:05am EDT | The Great Debate

Sasson_A.png Moderator: Aaron R. Sasson, MD, Stony Brook Medicine

Topic: PRO: right hemicolectomy for 'high risk' 1-2cm appendiceal NET

Nakakura.png Speaker: Eric K. Nakakura, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco

Topic: CON: right hemicolectomy for 'high risk' 1-2cm appendiceal NET

Nesti.png Speaker: Cédric Nesti, MD, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland

Topic: PRRT 2nd line well differentiated pNET

Strosberg.png Speaker: Jonathan R. Strosberg, MD, Moffitt Cancer Center

Topic: cap/tem 2nd line pNET

Emily Bergsland | UCSF Health Speaker: Emily K. Bergsland, MD, University of California San Francisco

10:05am - 10:30am EDT | Break

10:30am - 11:15am EDT | Cutting Edge Research

Heaphy.png Moderator: Christopher Heaphy, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine

Keutgen.png Speaker: Xavier M. Keutgen, MD, University of Chicago Medical Center

Speaker: Bianca Mostert, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands

11:20am - 12:25pm EDT | Featured Abstracts 3

Featured Top Rated Oral Presentations

Tendler.png Moderator: Beatriz Raquel Tendler, MD, UConn Health

12:30pm - 1:20pm EDT | Women in NETs Luncheon OR Mingling Boxed Lunch 

Topic: Negotiation 101: How to grow the pie and get your fair share

Chagpar.png Speaker: Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MSc, MPH, MA, MBA, FRCS(C), FACS, Yale University School of Medicine

1:35pm - 2:35pm EDT | NET Session 7: Patient Centered Care

Macaire_G_1.png Moderator: Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO, University of California San Francisco

Topic: Frailty in geriatric assessments

Dotan_1.png Speaker: Efrat Dotan, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Topic: Potential for Novel Application of Existing Pharmacotherapies to Treat Refractory Diarrhea from Serotonin Excess in Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumor

Dr. Paul Lindenfeld | UCSF Health Speaker: Paul Lindenfeld, MD, University of California San Francisco

Topic: Topic: Shared decision making for the Patient and Medical team

 Speaker: Simon D., CNETS Board Member

2:30pm - 3:15pm EDT | NET Year in Review

Jaydira Del Rivero, M.D. | Center for Cancer Research Moderator: Jaydira Del Rivero, MD, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, MD

Thorvardur (Thor) R. Halfdanarson, MD

Professor of Oncology, Mayo Clinic

3:15pm - 3:35pm EDT | Awards

3:35pm - 3:45pm EDT | Closing Remarks- Pamela Kunz, MD, NANETS President

Program is subject to change.