APOS 2021

The theme for 2021 is DNA and Beyond – where we look into some of the challenges and innovations of precision oncology, online

Program overview

  • Monday 22nd November 2021 5 – 7pm AEST
    Session 1 – The future of genomic cancer medicine.
    Moderated by: Professor David Thomas and Dr Lucille Sebastian
    Plenary Lecture: Professor Emile Voest, Director Cancer Core Europe, Medical Oncologist at The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Senior Group Leader Oncode Institute
    Therapeutic programs update : presented by Professor David Thomas, Professor Nick Pavlakis, Professor David Goldstein, A/Professor Steven Lane
  • Tuesday 23rd November 2021 5 – 7pm AEST
    Session 2: Informatics and Novel Technologies
    Moderated by: Professor David Thomas and Dr Maya Kansara
    Plenary Lecture: Nathan Hubbard, Flatiron Health
    Novel technologies update: microbiomics, glycobiomics, proteomics, informatics
  • Wednesday 24th November 2021 5 – 7pm AEST
    Session 3: Implementing Precision Oncology – systems challenges
    Moderated by: Professor David Thomas
    Plenary Lecture 1: Professor Don Husereau, Adjunct Professor of Medicine at The University of Ottawa and Senior Associate with the Institute of Health Economics
    Plenary Lecture 2: Dr Vivek Muthu, Health Systems Consultant, and former Global Head of The Economist Healthcare Intelligence Unit
    Systemic challenges update: National Oncology Alliance, followed by a conversation session on Harmonising pathology across Australia
  • Thursday 25th November 2021 5 – 7pm AEST
    Session 4: Risk Management in the Genomic Era
    Moderated by: Professor David Thomas and Dr Mandy Ballinger
    Plenary Lecture: Dr Mandy Ballinger
    Risk management issues update: psychosocial, germline findings and patient perspectives
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