Program

We have an extensive program for you at our virtual ASM over both days.

Thursday, 8 October 2020 (4pm-6pm AEDT)
4.00pm
Welcome – A/Prof David Gyorki (Chair of ANZSA ASM Committee)
4.05pm
The Professor Martin Tattersall Lecture – Keynote speaker – Dr Angelo Paolo Dei Tos – What's new in 2020 (WHO classification of soft tissue tumours)
4.40pm
New WHO – Who Knew? The new pathology classification translated into Australasian practice - A/Prof Fiona MacLean
5.00pm
“The What, When, Where of the New Who" – Discussion panel with Dr Angelo Paolo Dei Tos and Australasian Pathologists (Dr Alison Cheah, Dr Catherine Mitchell, Dr Daniel Wong)
5.15pm
Update on current ANZSA clinical trials and research projects
  • Belinda Kramer – Sarcoma targeted CAR T cell efficacy in a metastatic in vivo model
  • Cristina Vargas – Metastatic and recurrent soft tissue sarcomas – investigation of DNA methylation changes and their contribution to sarcoma progression
  • Willem Joost Lesterhuis – Local peri-operative immunotherapy for soft tissue sarcoma
5.45pm
Best of the best oral abstracts
6.00pm
End of Day 1
Friday, 9 October 2020 (2pm-4pm AEDT)
2.00pm
Welcome – A/Prof Claudia Di Bella 
2.05pm
Keynote speaker – Dr Kristy Weber – Kids, dogs, lesions, and lumps:  Current challenges and future directions in sarcoma (pre-recorded)
2.40pm
ANZSA Consumer Advisory Panel updates
2.50pm
Latest updates in sarcoma research and treatment
  • Dr Anne Long (medical oncologist)
  • A/Prof David Gyorki (surgeon)
  • A/Prof Claudia Di Bella (orthopaedic surgeon)
  • Dr Stephen Thompson (radiation oncologist)
  • Dr Natacha Omer (paediatric oncologist)
  • Emma Gardner (sarcoma nurse consultant)
4.00pm
End of Day 2
4.30pm
ANZSA Annual General Meeting (ANZSA members only)
6.00pm
End of ANZSA Annual General Meeting