Immuno-oncology Assembly 2019

At DMRF, we know that immuno-oncology research is the next wave of effective and life-saving cancer treatment outcomes. Join us, on September 30th, as we host an exceptional group of immuno-oncology researchers who will be presenting their outstanding insights.

The 2nd Annual Immuno-oncology Assembly

September 30th, 2019
Halifax Convention Centre
Argyle Street, Halifax, NS



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7:30 am - 9:00 am: BREAKFAST PANEL (BREAKFAST BUFFET)
 

Topic: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Better Health Outcomes - Value of Clinical Trials
Panelists:

 

  • Dr. Tom Marrie, former dean of medicine at Dalhousie University, Deputy Minister of Health: panelist
  • Dr. Stephanie Snow, Associate professor, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie and QE2: panelist
  • Mr. Fred Ors, CEO, IMV Inc., a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, panelist
  • Dr. Drew Bethune, Surgical oncologist, Medical Director of the Provincial Cancer Program: panelist
     

10:15 am – 11:15 am: BREAKOUT SESSIONS

BREAKOUT SESSION 1:
Strength from Within - the Power of Immunotherapy  Suite 201           

Dr. Jean Marshall - Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Dr. Roy Duncan - Professor and Killam Chair in Virology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Pediatrics

BREAKOUT SESSION 2:
Using viruses to kill cancers: the next generation of cancer immunotherapy  Room 202          

Dr. Shashi Gujar - Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Department of Biology

10:30 am 11:30 am:               BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1 & 2 
REPEAT! Same rooms, same presentations, different audience

 

11:30AM – 12:00PM – LUNCH BUFFET, ARGYLE FOYER

Guests will have an opportunity to have a quick break, get their lunch and then take a seat in the Argyle Suite for the interactive lunch discussion.

Topic: Better Therapies and Better Outcomes

Dr. Gabriela Ilie - Endowed Soillse Research Scientist in Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Research Assistant Professor, Dalhousie
Patient

 

EXCLUSIVE: RESEARCHER ONLY PANEL AND RECEPTION - 2pm-3:30pm, Suite 201

Reception: Argyle North Foyer

 Topic: The role industry plays in helping to advance discovery

 Hosted by Mr. Malcolm Fraser, President and CEO of Innovacorp.

 Panel participants include:

  • Lizabeth Leveille, Associate Vice President and Head, Boston Innovation Hub, BD&L at Merck
  • John Hallinan. Chief Business Officer, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council
  • Dr. Daniel Boyd, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Oral Sciences, School of Biomedical Engineering. 

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