ASCO Direct™ Highlight: 2021 Official Annual Meeting Review

Seattle, WA US
July 24, 2021 to July 25, 2021

 

ASCO Direct™ Highlights: 2021 Official Annual Meeting Review, an officially licensed program of the American Society of Clinical Oncology® (ASCO®) is the 9th annual conference being organized by the Binaytara Foundation and features some of the most well-known experts in the field of hematology and oncology. A number of potentially practice-changing abstracts are expected to be presented during the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting in June, 2021 (ASCO2021). Expert faculty will place abstract findings from ASCO2021 into clinical context and discuss how the results may change the current standard of care. 

Conference highlights:

  • Innovative and integrated learning environment.
  • Audience response system
  • Core competencies covered include patient care/patient-centered care, medical knowledge, system-based practice, and practice-based learning and improvement.
  • Opportunities to network with colleagues and interact with faculties; enduring materials allow learners opportunities to learn at their convenience.
  • Program topics can immediately be applied to clinical practice.

Registration fees: 

Physicians (MD/DO) - $300

Non-Physician (RN/NP/PA/PharmD) - $150 

Residents/Fellows - Free registration - see instructions below*

*If you are a resident or fellow in the United States, please create a user account on this portal using your work email, and send us an email from the email address used to create the account with the name of the conference(s) that you are interested in attending, and we will register you for free. 

*If you are a resident or fellow from outside the United States, please create a user account on this portal using your work email if available, and send us an email from the email address used to create the account with the following information, and we will register you for free. 

  • Name of the conference(s) that you are interested in attending
  • A picture ID or another document showing proof of your status as Resident/Fellow/Physician in training
  • Name and email address of program director to verify your trainee status

Non-displaying industry representative - $600

Displaying industry representative (not covered by the display fee) - $500

If you are employed by the industry, you must register as "Industry representative" even if you are a licensed healthcare provider not involved in the sales of a product. The industry price is applicable to everyone who are employed by an ACCME defined ineligible company. 

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity has been supported with Independent Medical Education Grants from the following companies:

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Seagen Inc.
  • Pfizer, Inc.

Target Audience

  • Hematologists/Oncologists
  • Oncology Nurse Practitioners
  • Oncology Pharmacists
  • Oncology Physician Assistants
  • Oncology Fellows/Residents
  • Oncology Nurses
  • Researchers and others involved in the care of cancer patients

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss new and updated treatment options for patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors
  • Identify side effects, indications, and contra-indications of therapies used to diagnose and treat cancers
  • Explain how to effectively manage side-effects associated with cancer treatment
  • Review abstracts presented at ASCO® 2021 and discuss their application in clinical settings

 

Binaytara Foundation's Fundraising Gala on 7/24/21

All registered attendees of this meeting are eligible for a free ticket to the Fundraising Gala Dinner being held on the first day of this meeting - Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the same venue. If you would like to attend the Gala Dinner, please select the option during registration. If you would like to bring a company with you or would like to reserve a table, please select that option during registration. 

The cost of one ticket is $100, and a table for 10 people is $700 for the attendees of ASCO Direct™ Highlights. 

More information about the fundraising gala dinner can be found here - https://gala.binayfoundation.org

Course summary
Course opens: 
03/20/2021
Course expires: 
08/31/2021
Event starts: 
07/24/2021 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
07/25/2021 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$300.00

All times are listed in Pacific Standard Time (PST)

July 24, 2021 

08:00 – 09:15 Lymphoid malignancies: Moderator - Dr. Christina Poh

  • Updates in lymphoma – 30 minutes - Dr. Ranjana Advani

  • Updates in CLL – 30 minutes - Dr. P Venugopal

  • Rapid fire Q&A – 15 minutes - Dr. David Aboulafia 

09:15 – 10:30 Hematologic malignancies session: Moderator - Dr. Jacob Appelbaum 

  • Management of multiple myeloma – 30 minutes - Dr. Shaji Kumar

  • Acute leukemia – new updates – 30 minutes - Dr. Elihu Estey

  • Rapid fire Q&A – 15 minutes - Dr. Andrew Cowan

10:30 – 11:15 Break

11:15 – 12:30 Lung cancer session: Moderator - Dr. Cristina Merkhofer

  • Recent updates in NSCLC – 30 minutes - Dr. Jack West

  • Small cell lung cancer  - 30 minutes - Dr. Rafael Santana-Davila

  • Rapid fire Q&A – 15 minutes - Dr. Joe Rosales

12: 30 – 13:15 Lunch/Break

13:15 – 15:00 Women’s cancer Moderator - Dr. Fengting Yan

  • Non-metastatic breast cancer – 30 minutes - Dr. Siddhartha Yadav

  • Metastatic breast cancer - 30 minutes - Dr. Mark Pegram

  • Gynecologic malignancies – 30 minutes - Dr. Kalyan Banda

  • Q & A – 15 minutes

15:00 – 15:15 Break

15:15 – 16:30 General Oncology session

  • Sarcoma updates – 30 minutes - Dr. Michael Wagner

  • Brain tumor updates – 30 minutes - Dr. Vyshak Venur

  • Q & A – 15 minutes


Evening Program - 7/24/21

The Binaytara Foundation's Fundraising Gala Dinner will be held on 7/24/21 at the same venue (Crowne Plaza Downtown Seattle). Doors will open at 6:30 PM. 

All registered attendees of this meeting are eligible to attend the gala dinner with no additional cost. However, you must RSVP by 7/10/21 to receive the free ticket. If you would like to bring a company or want to reserve the table, please select the appropriate option for tickets during registration for this meeting.  More information about the fundraising gala can be found here - https://gala.binayfoundation.org


July 25, 2021 

07:00 – 08:00 Registration and Breakfast

08:00 – 09:45 GI cancer session: Moderator - Dr. Lindsay Hannan

  • Updates in management of colon cancer – 30 minutes - Dr. Stacey Cohen

  • Management of upper GI malignancies – 30 minutes - Dr. Glynn Gilcrease

  • Pancreatic cancer and neuroendocrine carcinoma – 30 minutes - Dr. Andrew Coveler 

  • Rapid fire Q&A – 15 minutes

9:45 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 12:15 General oncology session

  • Bladder cancer and prostate cancer – newer updates – 30 minutes - Dr. Neeraj Agarwal 

  • Kidney cancer updates - 20 minutes - Dr. Scott Tykodi 

  • Head and neck cancer – 30 minutes - Dr. Cristina Rodriguez 

  • Skin cancers – new updates – 30 minutes - Dr. Shailender Bhatia 

  • Discussion – 15 minutes

Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown
1113 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
United States
+1 (888) 233-9527

Information provided by the hotel: Crowne Plaza Seattle is located in the heart of Downtown Seattle. We are located 14 miles from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Link Light Rail runs every 15 minutes and drops off only three blocks from the Hotel. The cost is $3.25 one-way. Direct bus services are available to and from the airport via the Grayline Downtown Airporter, which stops every half-hour at the hotel. Charges for the shuttle are $15.00 one-way and $25.00 round trip.

Accommodations

We have reserved a limited number of rooms at a discounted group rate for participants of ASCO Direct™ Highlights at Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown. Please reserve your hotel room by June 23, 2021 to qualify for this rate. All rooms reserved under the group rate come with complimentary wifi in guest rooms.

Discounted Nightly Rates: 

  • General Rooms - $159/night + taxes
  • Executive Suites  - $209/night + taxes

You must mention ASCO Review or ASCO Direct™ Highlights to receive the discounted nightly rates. 

Reserve your hotel room here - ASCO Direct™ Highlights Booking Link or by calling 888-233-9527. 

Day Parking for local attendees who will not stay at the hotel: Daily Parking rate for conference attendees ( this is not an overnight parking rate) - $18/day

 

Shaji Kumar, MD

Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic

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Shailender Bhatia, MD

Associate Professor 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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David Aboulafia, MD

Medical Oncologist/Hematologist

Virginia Mason

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Mark Pegram, MD

Professor of Medicine

Stanford University

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Siddhartha Yadav, MD

Medical Oncologist

Mayo Clinic

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Sakti Chakrabarti, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin

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Jack West, MD

Medical Oncologist

City of Hope

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Parameswaran Venugopal, MD

Professor of Medicine & Director - Section of Hematology

Rush University

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Ranjana Advani, MD

Medical Oncologist

Stanford University

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Elihu Estey, MD

Professor of Medicine

University of Washington & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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Andrew Cowan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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Cristina Rodriguez, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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Fengting Yan, MD

Medical Oncologist

Swedish Medical Center

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Andrew Coveler, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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Neeraj Agarwal, MD

Professor of Medicine

University of Utah

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Rafael Santana-Davila, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Michael Wagner, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Kalyan Banda, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Vyshak Venur, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Cristina Merkhofer, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Stacey Cohen, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Jacob Appelbaum, MD, PhD

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Scott Tykodi, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Price

Cost:
$300.00
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Registration Fees:

Physicians (MD/DO) - $300

Non-Physician (RN/NP/PA/PharmD) - $150 

Residents/Fellows - Free registration - see instructions below*

*If you are a resident or fellow in the United States, please create a user account on this portal using your work email, and send us an email from the email address used to create the account with the name of the conference(s) that you are interested in attending, and we will register you for free. 

*If you are a resident or fellow from outside the United States, please create a user account on this portal using your work email if available, and send us an email from the email address used to create the account with the following information, and we will register you for free. 

  • Name of the conference(s) that you are interested in attending
  • A picture ID or another document showing proof of your status as Resident/Fellow/Physician in training
  • Name and email address of program director to verify your trainee status

Non-displaying industry representative - $600

Displaying industry representative (not covered by the display fee) - $500

If you are employed by the industry, you must register as "Industry representative" even if you are a licensed healthcare provider not involved in the sales of product. The industry price is applicable to everyone who are employed by an ACCME defined ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients with the exception of hospitals and facilities that provide direct care to patients.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your enrollment at any time. cancellation fees apply as below:

  • 50% of the regalar registration fee will be refunded if registration is cancelled by June 15, 2021.
  • No refunds will be issued if registration is cancelled after that date.  

No credits will be offered if you do not complete all required steps of this activity which include registration, participation in the live activity, and completion of pre & post tests as well as course evaluations.