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 were 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.

If you have difficulty registering for this meeting, please email – support@binayfoundation.org

Registration fees: 

*Early bird registration deadline: July 12, 2021. Registration fees will increase by $100 at 9 AM on July 13, 2021. 

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

 

PARKING:

The hotel is asking anyone not staying at the hotel to park at the Olympic Parking structure at the corner past the hotel. 

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

Our Annual Fundraising Gala Dinner is being held on the first day of this meeting - Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the same venue. 

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

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Binaytara Foundation is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Binaytara Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity meets the criteria for up to 10.25 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
  • 0.00 Attendance
  • 10.25 Nursing Contact Hours
    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17035, for 10.25 Contact Hours.
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:
$400.00

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 & Exhibits

*Breakfast  & Learn- Non-CME Session in Parkside Room (2nd Floor) - Presented by Regeneron  

with - Martin Dietrich, MD, PhD, AdventHealth Medical Group Cancer Institute Orlando

Topic - New FDA-approved first line monotherapy option in advanced NSCLC

*This activity is not a part of the licensed ASCO Direct™ Highlights. 


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/Exhibits

*Lunch & Learn - Non- CME Session in Parkside Room (2nd Floor) - Presented by Pharmacyclics

with  - Ryan Jacobs, MD of Levine Cancer Institute, Charlotte, NC

Topic - Redefining Approaches in Frontline Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Treatment

*This activity is not a part of the licensed ASCO Direct™ Highlights


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 - Dr. Sakti Chakrabarti 


9:45 – 10:30 Break & Exhibits 

*Breakfast & Learn - Non-CME Session in Parkside Room (2nd Floor) - Presented by Exelixis  

with - Sandy T. Liu, MD, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Topic - CABOMETYX® + OPDIVO®: A New Combination Treatment for 1L Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

*This activity is not a part of the licensed ASCO Direct™ Highlights


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 – 20 minutes - Dr. Cristina Rodriguez 

  • Skin cancers – new updates – 20 minutes - Dr. Shailender Bhatia 

  • Discussion – 15 minutes

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

Parking on the day of the meeting:

The hotel is asking anyone not staying at the hotel to park at the Olympic Parking structure at the corner past the hotel. Very accessible and can accommodate everyone. Hotel’s valet will not be able to get everyone parked and out without HUGE wait. This will make everyone’s experience much better parking there.

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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Program Chair

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, Huntsman Cancer Institute

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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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Christina Poh, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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Glynn Gilcrease III, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute

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Joseph Rosales, MD

Medical Oncologist/Hematologist

Virginia Mason

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Lindsay Hannan, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine 

University of Washington

Medical Oncologist

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 

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The Binaytara Foundation is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Binaytara Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 10.25 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Nursing Contact Hours: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17035, for 10.25 Contact Hours.

ABSM Maintenance of Certificate Recognition Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

 

Available Credit

  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Binaytara Foundation is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Binaytara Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity meets the criteria for up to 10.25 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
  • 0.00 Attendance
  • 10.25 Nursing Contact Hours
    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17035, for 10.25 Contact Hours.

Visit the Exhibits in Yellowstone Room & Carlsbad Room (Downstairs) to learn about all the new developments happening in the field of cancer treatment and for a chance to win a Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, latest model (2020 release).

 

We would like to thank the following supporters and exhibitors of this meeting for their support!

All exhibit spaces at this meeting have been sold out. Please join us at our Hematology Review & Precision Oncology Conferences in Salt Lake City on October 2-3, 2021.

Exhibit Distribution List Sign up if you would like to receive information about sponsoring and supporting our future conferences. 

 

 

Price

Cost:
$400.00
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If you have difficulty registering for this meeting, please email – support@binayfoundation.org

Registration Fees:

The following registration fees apply until midnight on 7/12/2021. The fees will increase by $100 for each professional on 7/13/2021.

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.