Agenda

BTEC 2018 Annual Conference

Advancing Brain Tumor Epidemiology – Multi-level Integration and International Collaboration

BTEC 2018 will be held at

IDA Conference Center

Kalvebod Brygge 31-33

1780 København V •

Tel: +45 33 18 46 64

Copenhagen- Denmark – June 19-21, 2018

DRAFT AGENDA

Tuesday, June 19th

6:00-8:00 pm At Copenhagen Town Hall

(www.kobenhavnsejendomme.kk.dk) – We’ll meet in Snapsetinget where we will have something to eat and drink including the famous Town Hall pann cakes and wine. In addition, we will have a short guided tour in two very historical rooms next to Snapsetinget.

Wednesday, June 20th

8:00 – 8:30 am Welcome coffee

8:15 – 8:30 am Badge pick-up at the registration desk

8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome Remarks (Johannes)

8:45 – 9:30 am Keynote speaker - Kjeld Schmiegelow, MD (Rigshospitalet, Denmark)

9:30 – 9:45 am Discussion

9:45 – 10:30 am Keynote speaker - Hongyan Chen, PhD (Fudan University)

Brain tumor genomics

10:30 – 10:45 am Discussion

10:45 – 11:00 am Coffee break

11:00 12:00 pm Abstract session 1 (4 talks + discussion)

12:00 –1:30 pm Lunch Buffet and BTEC Advisory Board Meeting

1:30 – 3:00 pm Symposium on Data Integration

The promise and success of international collaborations. Moderated by Carol Kruchko and Michael Scheurer. Each panelist will speak for 5-7 minutes followed by a discussion. This panel will discuss the development and success of international collaborations with the goal to stimulate additional collaboration.

  • Melissa Bondy, PhD (Baylor College of Medicine)– Gliogene consortium
  • Jennifer Harris, PhD (The Norwegian Institute of Public Health) –Phoebe – integrating epidemiology with biobanking projects
  • Jill Barnholtz Sloan, PhD (Case Western University)-Ohio Brain Tumor Study

3:00 – 3:15 pm Coffee Break

3:15 – 4:00 pm Keynote speaker Lily Li, MD, MS (Mount Sinai University)

4:00 – 4:15 pm Discussion

5:45 pm Boat trip to conference dinner at Royal Play House

Pick up at the harbour front at Ida (https://www.havnerundfart.dk/) where we will have an one hour guided tour round the Copenhagen Harbour. Our drop off will be at Nyhavn next to Restaurant Ofelia (https://kglteater.dk/en/visit-us/eat-and-drink/cafe--restaurant-ofelia/) – a harbour front restaurant in the Skuespilhuset, the Royal Theather’s new house. We will have dinner there at 7 o’clock. To return back to hotels, we suggest a scenic walk home along Nyhavn.

Thursday, June 21st

8:00 – 8:30 am Welcome coffee

8:30 – 9:15 am Keynote speaker

Devin Koestler, PhD (University of Kansas Medical Center)

Immunomethylomics – the full spectrum of the immune system in whole blood: implications for risk and outcomes/survival-

9:15 – 9:30 am Discussion

9:30 – 10:15 am Jr. Investigator Award Winners

10:15 – 10:30 am Discussion

10:30 – 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30 am Abstract session 2 (4 talks + discussion)

11:30 –11:45 am Discussion

Noon – 1:30 pm Lunch and BTEC Business Meeting

1:30 – 2:15 pm Dan Gatti, PhD: Jackson Labs

Mouse models for studies of gene x environment interactions

2:15 – 2:30 pm Discussion

2:30 – 3:30 pm Abstract session 3 (4 talks + discussion)

3:30 – 4:00 pm Meeting conclusion discussion (goals for next year)