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2018 CAC2 Annual Summit and Members' Meeting

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

2018 CAC2 Annual Summit and Members' Meeting

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Type End Quantity
CAC2 Summit and Annual Meeting Ended Free  

Event Details

2018 Summit & Annual Meeting

June 12 - June 14, 2018

Seattle, WA

 

 

Tuesday Evening, June 12th

Meet & Greet Networking Social

5:00-6:30

Residence Inn Downtown/Convention Center (1815 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98101)

CAC2 Networking Dine-Arounds - Various Locations

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The Dine Around option has become very popular, so we will be repeating it again this year.  Dine Around is an opportunity to meet up with other CAC2 members over dinner at a local Seattle eatery.  This year, we have the added feature of hosting prominent researchers and scholars for dinner and conversation.  You will be asked to reserve your restaurant choice when registering for the summit, so please take a moment to review the choices.

 

Blueacre Seafood: Nearby, modern, highly-rated seafood restaurant. Dine in a private room. Short walk for tired travelers craving a quality Seattle seafood experience and separate checks.

 

Meet physician/researchers, PEDIATRIC SOLID TUMORS, LEADERSHIP SEATTLE CHILDREN’S CANCER & BLOOD DISORDERS UNIT:

Dr. Doug Hawkins – Seattle Children’s Hematology-Oncology Division Chief, COG Soft Tissue Sarcoma Chair.

Dr. Julie Park (tentative) –Seattle Children’s Clinical Trials Coordinating Center Director, COG Neuroblastoma Chair, Director UW Pediatric Hem-Onc Fellowship, PI CAR T-cell immunotherapy clinical trial (ENCIT-01) for neuroblastoma.

 

.2 mile/5 minute walk. (no maximum capacity – current reservation is 25)

 

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FULLY BOOKED!   Pink Door: Fun & funky, intimate, waterfront Italian restaurant with views of Puget Sound and creative cocktails, located in Pike Place Market. Highly rated, “very Seattle” experience. Outside seating in fabulous weather.

 

Meet researchers, NEXT GENERATION PEDIATRIC CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPIES

Dr. Vandana Kalia - PI at Seattle Children’s Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research, studying ways to keep CAR T cells functioning in solid tumor environment.

Dr. Surojit Sarkar, PI at Seattle Children’s Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research, studying memory cells that fight cancer relapse.

 

.7 mile/15 minute walk. (max capacity 12 – reservation pending, but many need to book 30 days in advance)

 

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Wild Ginger: Modern, family-style Asian/Thai with vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free options near Pike Place Market. Highly rated.

 

Meet physician/researchers, PEDIATRIC BRAIN CANCER:

Dr. Courtney Crane – PI at Seattle Children’s Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research, studying immunotherapy for pediatric brain cancer (modified macrophages).

Dr. Jim Olson - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center investigator, Project Violet founder, inventor of “tumor paint” and researcher for novel pediatric brain cancer therapies.

 

.7 mile/15 minute walk. (max capacity 16, reservation made, will seat in private room at no charge if not booked).

 

 

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Daniel’s Broiler on Lake Union: “Steak on the lake”. Traditional upscale steakhouse fare on Lake Union near Fred Hutch. Fabulous waterfront views, highly rated. Can exceed $50 if you order steak, but affordable options available.

 

Meet physicians/researchers, PEDIATRIC HIGH-RISK LEUKEMIA (genomics, targeted therapies, transplant):

Dr. Todd Cooper – Director, Seattle Children’s High-Risk Leukemia Program and on-service oncologist, COG AML New Agents Chair.

Dr. Soheil Meshinchi – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center renowned pAML researcher/physician, COG AML Biology Chair, Leader-Target Pediatric AML project, on-service transplant physician.

Dr. Colleen Annesley – Seattle Children’s pediatric oncologist and PI for first-in-human CAR T-cell immunotherapy clinical trial (PLAT-03) for relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

 

.9 mile/20 minute walk or short Uber ride. (reservation made for 14, but more can be accommodated).

 

Click here to read more about the researchers who will join each group.

 

Click here to read more about the restaurant options.

 

Wednesday, June 13th

7:15-7:45

(Optional) Special Opportunity Briefing

Discovery Portal, Jack MacDonald Building

8:00-5:00

Summit Meeting - Seattle Children's Research Institute

A full day featuring topics that Impact Childhood Cancer.

  • Immunotherapy
    • Investigator Panel
    • Industry Sponsor Panel 
  • Teens and Young Adults:  Overlap with the Pediatric Space and How to Create Shared Impact
  • Hope Portal:  A Collaborative Approach to Having an Impact on Patient Families 
  • FDA Update
  • Cancer Moonshot and Blue-Ribbon Panel Update

The day will end with a reception hosted at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where you can enjoy reconnecting with old friends and networking with new people. 

 

Thursday, June 14th

 7:15-7:45

(Optional) Special Opportunity Briefing

Discovery Portal, Jack MacDonald Building

8:00-4:00

Business Meeting & Interest Group Break Out Sessions - Seattle Children's Research Institute

We will hold our annual business meeting and board election, followed by interest group breakout sessions, and research lab tours at Seattle Children's Hospital and Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research.  

Please indicate your interest group preference upon registration. 

 

Hotel Information:

The primary hotel block is in the Residence Inn by Marriott.  Your confirmation email will contain information on other, less expensive alternatives.

Seattle Downtown/Convention Center

Rates
Studio - $309
Queen Queen  $329 
One Bedroom Suite $359

Reservations have to be made by May 1, 2018
Attendees must call 1-844-378-8789 to make reservation and identify themselves with CAC2.

5% Alaska Airline Discount Code:  ECMZ483

Have questions about 2018 CAC2 Annual Summit and Members' Meeting? Contact goldentoast2018@gmail.com

When & Where


Seattle Children's Research Institute
1900 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM (PDT)


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