International Symposium

Definiens' International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics®


EVENT DATE: Apr 25 - Apr 26, 2017
EVENT HOST: Definiens
EVENT LOCATION: Amsterdam
EVENT AGENDA: Download

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This is a must attend if you are passionate about translational immuno-oncology and learning how big data is shaping the field of precision oncology.

The Symposium has grown into a diverse event of visionaries who drive the field in the early stages of discovery to transform healthcare through the integration of digital science and the world of Medical Big Data.


2017 International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics - Preliminary Agenda


Tuesday, 25 April

7:00     Breakfast

8:00     Welcome: Thomas Heydler, Definiens

8:15     Keynote Lecture: Bahija Jallal, MedImmune

Digital Pathology
(Chair: David Harrison, University of Melbourne)

8:45     Mischa Houtkam, Genmab

9:10     Lawrence Weiss, NeoGenomics

9:35     Arne Ostman, Karolinska Institute

10:00   Selected Poster Abstract 1

10:25   Coffee Break

Image Analysis & Tissue Phenomics
(Chair: TBD)

10:50   Ryan Hutchinson, University of Melbourne

11:15   Doug Bowman, Takeda

11:40   Heike Grabsch, Maastricht University Medical Center

12:05   Cyrus Hedvat, BMS

12:30   Lunch

Patient Profiling for Immunotherapy
(Chair: TBD)

13:30   Dirk Jäger, NCT Heidelberg

13:55   Ken Bloom, Human Longevity

14:20   Bernie Fox, Providence Medical Center

14:45   Paul Waring, University of Melbourne

15:10   Coffee Break

Clinical Development of Immunotherapies
(Chair: TBD)

15:35   Ronald Herbst, MedImmune

16:00   James Gulley, NCT

16:25   Joachim Deeg, FHCRC

16:50   Peter Sawicki, University of Cologne

17:15    Panel discussion:  Will Better Testing Improve Drug Development and Patient Outcome?


Wednesday, 26 April

7:00     Breakfast

Diagnostic Testing
(Chair: Manfred Dietel, Charité University Hospital Berlin) 

8:00     Holger Moch, University Hospital Zürich

8:25     Sebastian Brandner, University College London

8:50     Hartmut Juhl, Indivumed

9:15     Corrine Berclaz, Roche

9:40     Coffee Break

Digital Solutions and Machine Learning
(Chair: TBD)

10:00   TBD

10:25   Babis Hatzikirou, Helmholtz Center

10:50   Simone Bianco, IBM

11:15   Sonja Althammer, Definiens

11:40   Gerd-Binnig-Lecture: David Harrison

12:05   Poster Award, Closing Remarks, and Farewell

12:30   Lunch and Networking