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Cancer Stem Cells: Advances in Biology and Clinical Translation (T2)

Scientific Organizers: Irene Oi Lin Ng, Xin Wei Wang and Dean G. Tang


October 13—17, 2019

Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong


Organized in collaboration with the Croucher Foundation and The University of Hong Kong


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Travel Award Deadline: Jun 27, 2019 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 27, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 27, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 16, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Aug 14, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-T2 "Cancer Stem Cells: Advances in Biology and Clinical Translation" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On June 27, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After June 27, 2019 until July 16, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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June 27, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 14, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After August 14, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 14, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After August 14, 2019 920.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 27, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is July 16, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: June 27, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: June 27, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: July 16, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is June 27, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 14, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, October 13 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, October 17 with a closing plenary session from 13:30 to 17:30, followed by a social hour. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 18 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Hotel Jen Lobby
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Hotel Jen Lobby

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14

08:00—09:00
Poster Setup

Lecture Hall LG 2
09:00—17:30
Poster Viewing

Lecture Hall LG 2
09:15—10:15
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Irving L. Weissman, Stanford University, USA
Reversing Cancer Stemness and Drug Resistance

10:15—12:45
Normal Stem Cell Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Markus Grompe, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Stem Cells vs. Plasticity in the Liver

Duanqing Pei, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, China
Chemical Induction of Pluripotency

Coffee Break

Amy J. Wagers, Harvard University, USA
Muscle Stem Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:45—13:30
Networking Lunch

Lecture Hall LG 2
13:00—15:00
Poster Session 1

Lecture Hall LG 2
15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall LG 2
15:30—17:30
Stem Cell and Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Michael M. Shen, Columbia University, USA
Prostate Cancer

Richard White, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Zebrafish Models of Melanoma Progression and Metastasis

Klaus H. Kaestner, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Genetic Screens for Drivers and Modifiers of Liver Cancer

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

17:30
On Own for Dinner


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

08:00—09:00
Poster Setup

Lecture Hall LG 2
09:00—17:30
Poster Viewing

Lecture Hall LG 2
09:00—12:30
Cancer Stem Cells - Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Junfang Ji, Zhejiang University, China
MicroRNAs and Cancer Stem Cells

Calvin Kuo, Stanford University, USA
Organoid Modeling of the Tumor Microenvironment

Coffee Break

Manel Esteller, Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, Spain
Epigenetic Regulation of Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells

Lola Reid, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Determined Endodermal Stem Cells; Their Past and Future Uses in Stem Cell Therapies for Liver and Pancreas

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:30—13:30
Networking Lunch

Lecture Hall LG 2
13:00—15:00
Poster Session 2

Lecture Hall LG 2
15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall LG 2
15:30—17:30
Cancer Stem Cell Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Irene Oi Lin Ng, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Liver Cancer Stem Cells and Stemness

Chunzhang Yang, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Cancer Stem Cells in Brain Tumors

Suling Liu, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, China
Breast Cancer Stem Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

18:00—18:30
Transportation to Optional Dinner

18:30—21:30
Optional Dinner Gathering at Jumbo Kingdom


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

09:00—17:30
Poster Viewing

Lecture Hall LG 2
09:00—12:30
CSC, Tumor Microenvironment and Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Zena Werb, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Cancer Stem Cell Niche and Immune Cells

Wei Guo, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Exosomal PD-L1 Contributes to Immunosuppression in Cancer

Coffee Break

Stephanie K.Y. Ma, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dissection of Tumor Microenvironment in Maintenance of Liver Cancer Stemness

Carmen Chak-Lui Wong, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hypoxia, Cancer and Cancer Stemness

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Lecture Hall LG 2
12:30—16:00
On Own for Lunch

15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall LG 2
16:00—18:00
Cancer Cell Heterogeneity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Xin Wei Wang, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Cancer Cell Heterogenity

Ning Zhang, Peking University, China
Single Cell Analysis on Liver Cancer

Erwei Song, Sun-Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, China
Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Stem Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

18:00—19:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Lecture Hall LG 2
18:30—20:30
Poster Session 3

Lecture Hall LG 2

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

09:00—12:30
Cancer Stem Cell – Translational Applications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Dean G. Tang, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA
Targeting Prostate Cancer Stem Cells

Anna Dubrovska, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Germany
Targeting Cancer Stem Cells Using Radiochemotherapy: Promises and Challenges

Coffee Break

Clemens A. Schmitt, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Cancer Stemness Reprogramming

Jos J. Melenhorst, University of Pennsylvania, USA
How Various Immunotherapeutics may affect Cancer Stem Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:30—13:30
Networking Lunch

Lecture Hall LG 2
13:00—13:30
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall LG 2
13:30—16:00
Cancer Stem Cell - Clinical Translation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
Joseph C. Wu, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Autologous iPSC-Based Vaccines Against Cancer

Justin D. Lathia, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Targeting Cancer Stem Cell-Immune Cell Interactions in Glioblastoma

Wolf Ruprecht Wiedemeyer, Abbvie, USA
Targeting Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells

16:00—16:15
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/13/2019

Grand Hall
17:30—18:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Lecture Hall LG 2

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Croucher Foundation The University of Hong Kong

We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

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