September 24-25 2020, Lausanne, Switzerland

Programme 2020

The Summit is organized around eight consecutive plenary panel sessions over two days.

19:00 - 22:00
VIP Dinner
10:00 - 11:00
Networking Coffee
11:00 - 12:30
From Data to Decision:
Applied Artificial Intelligence in Oncology
Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
CAR-T Cell Therapy:
Challenges and Opportunities
Georges Coukos, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
16:00 - 17:30
Health Economics & Access to Innovation:
What Does It Mean for Patients post COVID-19?
Herb Riband, InnAxx Consulting
Christina Rångemark Åkerman, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas
Bettina Ryll, Melanoma Patient Network Europe
18:00 - 19:15
Convergence for Better Health Outcomes:
Connecting the Dots
William Burns, Molecular Partners
19:15 - 19:45
Salus Excellence Award
William Burns, Molecular Partners
19:45 - 20:30
Farewell Apero
20:30
End of The Convergence in Oncology Summit 2020
12:00 - 13:45
Registration & Welcome Lunch
13:45 - 14:00
Official Opening
14:00 - 15:30
Translational Medicine:
Immuno-oncology
Lana Kandalaft, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
16:00 - 17:30
Next Generation Diagnostics in Oncology:
The Promise of the OMICS Age
Miro Venturi, Foundation Medicine
18:30 - 22:00
Dinner

Past Editions

Programme  2019

8:00 - 9:00
Wake up Coffee
9:00 - 10:15
Health & Economics
Prevention & Holistic Solutions to benefit Patients and Society
Herb Riband, InnAxx Consulting
Rebecca Morton Doherty, C/Can City Cancer Challenge
Manuela Eicher, CHUV - UNIL
Xavier Franz, VARIAN
Herve Lamarque, Incyte
Suzanne Wait, The Health Policy Partnership
10:45 - 12:00
Medical Devices in Oncology:
A New Generation of Therapeutic Companions
Diana Saraceni, Panakes
Antonino Amato, BetaGlue Technologies
Eugene Bajorinas, Novian Health
Ata Tuna Ciftlik, Lunaphore Technologies
Thomas Hefti, Novocure
Frederic Sottilini, CarThera
12:00 - 13:30
Networking Lunch
13:30 - 14:45
Emerging Nuclear Medicines:
A New Era for Targeted Therapy
Ebrahim Delpassand, RadioMedix
Julien Dodet, Orano Med
Andreas Kjaer , University of Copenhagen
Alexander McEwan, IPSEN
Thomas Travis , Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA)
15:15 - 16:30
Regulatory Affairs:
Accelerating Regulatory Approval Novel Solutions
Ayse Baker, Chugai Pharma
Stella Augustus, Seattle Genetics
Laura Millichamp , InsideReg Sàrl
Vann Parker, Precision for Medicine
16:30 - 17:30
Farewell Apero
17:30
End of the Convergence in Oncology Summit 2019
11:00 - 12:45
Registration & Welcome Lunch
12:45 - 13:15
Summit Official Opening
Raphael Conz, Economic Promotion Manager at SPEI, Vaud
Brian Hashemi , Salus Partners SA
Nasri Nahas, Biopôle SA
13:15 - 14:30
Advances in Molecular Diagnostics:
Early Cancer Detection & Therapy Optimization
Jan Groen, Novigenix
Miro Venturi, Foundation Medicine
Ralf Hoffmann, Philips Research
Gitte Pedersen, Genomic Expression
Manon Van Engeland, Maastricht University
Max van Min, Cergentis
14:30 - 15:45
Artificial Intelligence in Oncology:
Mastering Signal to Noise
Stephan Morgenthaler, EPFL
Andrea Dunbar, CSEM
Christophe Patris de Broe Zeilas, Deep Cube
Wim Van Criekinge, Ghent University
Jack Kuipers , ETH Zurich
16:30 - 17:45
Convergence for Better Health Outcomes
William Burns, Molecular Partners
Pedro Romero, Ludwig Cancer Research
Ayse Baker, Chugai Pharma
Ebrahim Delpassand, RadioMedix
Herb Riband, InnAxx Consulting
Miro Venturi, Foundation Medicine
18:00 - 18:30
Salus Excellence Award
Brian Hashemi , Salus Partners SA
Chris Martin, ADC Therapeutics
William Burns, Molecular Partners
19:00 - 21:30
Journey Dinner at Aquatis Aquarium

Programme  2018

11:30 - 12:45
Welcome
Registration & Networking Lunch
12:45 - 13:30
Summit Official Opening
Take off: Challenges & Opportunities in Oncology
Raphael Conz, Economic Promotion Manager at SPEI, Vaud
Catherine Labouchère, Isrec Foundation
Brian Hashemi , Salus Partners SA
Nasri Nahas, Biopôle SA
13:30 - 14:45
Digitalization at the Service of Oncology:
from Prevention to Monitoring
Brian Hashemi , Salus Partners SA
Christina Busmalis, IBM Watson Health
Antoine De Weck, Novartis
Sorin Draghici, Wayne State University
Olivier Michielin, CHUV
Vaclav Potesil, OPTELLUM
Christopher Rudolf, Volv Global SA
Thierry Weber, Vivactis
15:30 - 16:45
Innovation in Prevention & Diagnostics
Cristina Stefan, Roche Diagnostics
Jurgi Camblong, Sophia genetics
Nicolas Demierre, Novigenix
Erik de Heus , SkinVision
Heinrich Röder, Biodesix
Hiroaki Tanaka, Debiopharm
17:15 - 18:30
Innovation in Therapeutics
Karen Zinkewich-Peotti, Ipsen
Venkat Reddy, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Chris Martin, ADC Therapeutics
Nicolas Mach, MaxiVAX
Lana Kandalaft, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Patrick Amstutz, Molecular Partners
18:30 - 19:30
Cocktail & Lessons Learned:
An Investor Perspective
Tania Dussey-Cavassini, Swiss Federal Office of Pubic Health
Brian Hashemi , Salus Partners SA
Vincent Ossipow, NeoMed
Diana Saraceni, Panakes
Marc Sluijs, DIGITALHEALTH.NETWORK
Cristina Stefan, Roche Diagnostics
Karen Zinkewich-Peotti, Ipsen
19:30 - 20:00
Salus Partners Excellence in HealthTech Award
20:00 - 21:45
Journey Dinner at Aquatis Aquarium
22:00
End of the Convergence in Oncology Summit 2018

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