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Saturday, November 2, 2019

10th Annual Symposium on Brain and Spine Metastases

A five-minute Q&A will be included in each presentation.
9:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
10:00 am
Welcome and Introductions
Gene Barnett

Spinal Tumors and Metastases

Moderator: Ajit Krishnaney
10:10 am
Imaging of Spine Tumors
Anandh Rajamohan
10:30 am
Spine Radiosurgery
Lilyana Angelov
10:50 am
Role of Surgery in Spinal Metastases
Ajit Krishnaney
11:10 am
Minimally Invasive Options for Spinal Metastases
John Liu
11:30 am
LITT for Spinal Metastases
Claudio Tatsui
11:50 am
Radiofrequency Ablation for Spinal Metastases
Jay Acharya
12:10 pm
Faculty Panel – Case Discussion
12:30 pm
Buffet Lunch

Brain Metastases

Moderators: Manmeet Ahluwalia and Eric Chang
1:30 pm
Mechanism of Brain Metastases
Josh Neman
1:50 pm
Debate: Surgery vs. Radiosurgery for Single Brain Met
Raymond Sawaya vs Eric Chang
2:10 pm
Debate: Neoadjuvant Radiosurgery vs. Adjuvant Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases
Erin Murphy vs Jason Ye
2:30 pm
Refreshment Break/Exhibits/Posters
2:50 pm
Immunotherapy for Brain Metastases
David Peereboom
3:10 pm
Targeted Therapy
Manmeet Ahluwalia
3:30 pm
New Approaches to Whole Brain Therapy
John Suh
3:50 pm
FDA Workshop on Brain Metastases: The Next Steps
Patrick Wen
4:10 pm
Debate: 4-pi LINAC Radiosurgery vs Cobalt-60 Based Radiosurgery for
Multiple Brain Metastases

Evan Thomas vs. Samuel Chao
4:30 pm
Radiation Necrosis
Samuel Chao
4:50 pm
Adjourn
6:00-8:00 pm
Reception at TopgolfTransportation will be provided

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

ABTA 2019 Brain Tumor Partners in Care

A five-minute Q&A will be included in each presentation.
9:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
Moderator: Emily Lippert
10:00 am
Welcome & Introductions
Emily Lippert
10:10 am
About ABTA & Mets Initiative
Nicole Willmarth, Chief Mission Officer
10:30 am
Overview of Brain Metastases
Kathy Lupica
11:10 am
Update on Clinical Trials, Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy for Brain Metastases
David Peereboom
11:50 am
Updates on Radiation Therapy for Brain and Spine Metastases
Samuel Chao
12:30 pm
Buffet Lunch
1:30 pm
Symptom Management
Jean Arzbaecher
2:00 pm
Integrative Care
Glen Stevens
2:30 pm
Refreshment Break/Exhibits/Posters
2:50 pm
Palliative Care and End of Life: Having Those Difficult Conversations
Glen Stevens
3:30 pm
Psychosocial Support: Caring for Brain Tumor Patients and Their Families
Mary Lovely
4:10 pm
Financial and Legal Resources for Brain Tumor Patients and Families
Craig Pressley
4:50 pm
Evaluation and Adjourn
6:00-8:00 pm
Reception at TopgolfTransportation will be provided

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

21st Annual Brain Tumor Update

A five-minute Q&A will be included in each presentation.
9:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

Technology and Brain Tumor Management

Moderator: Gene Barnett
9:30 am
Confocal Endomicroscopy for Intraoperative Pathology
Jennifer Eschbacher
9:50 am
Focused Ultrasound for Brain Tumor Management
Nir Lipsman
10:10 am
LITT for the Treatment for Gliomas
Alireza Mohammadi
10:30 am
Technological Advances in Parafascicular Surgery
Gabriel Zada

Sellar and Parasellar Brain Tumors

Moderator: Steven Giannotta
10:50 am
Management of Cavernous Sinus Meningiomas
Steven Giannotta
11:10 am
Current Trends in Craniopharyngioma
Pablo Recinos
11:30 am
Multi-modal approach for Pituitary Tumors
Gabriel Zada
11:50 am
Complication Management of Pituitary Tumor Treatments
Pablo Recinos
12:10 pm
Debate: Radiosurgery vs. Surgery for Recurrent Pituitary Tumors
Erin Murphy vs. Varun Kshettry
12:30 pm
Exoscopes, Endoscopes, and Microscopes: A Critial Evaluation of New OR Technologies
Varun Kshettry
12:50 pm
Lunch Buffet

Gliomas

Moderator: John Suh
1:50 pm
Neuropathology
Kyle Hurth
2:10 pm
Genomics for Gliomas
Frank Attenello
2:30 pm
Imaging
Paul Kim
2:50 pm
Refreshment Break/Exhibits/Posters
3:10 pm
Medical Management of Gliomas
Manmeet Ahluwalia
3:30 pm
Convection Enhanced Delivery for Gliomas
Jeffrey Bruce
3:50 pm
Immunotherapy for Gliomas
Michael Lim
4:10 pm
Bench to Clinical Trial: Development of NEO212 for Metastatic Brain Cancer
Thomas C. Chen
4:30 pm
Adjourn

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