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Expert Forum on Multiple Myeloma – Dallas, TX

August 23 - 24, 2019

OVERVIEW

Oncology Meeting Innovations’ (OMI’s) Expert Forum on Multiple Myeloma is a one-and-a-half-day meeting to discuss innovative, cutting edge ideas, tools and treatment strategies of MM in a think-tank style format. The meeting will bring together a select group of experts in the field of Multiple Myeloma for an open examination of new preclinical and translational data that will add to our knowledge and influence of practice over the coming years. The Expert Forum will have discussions on newly emerging preclinical and clinical data on sequencing in myeloma treatment, proteasome inhibition and cereblon modulation, and several new therapeutic targets. Additionally, the meeting will explore the use of CAR-T cells and their impact on treatment.

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KEY TOPICS

  • Review the current genomic landscape of multiple myeloma, clinical features of poor prognosis, mechanisms of resistance, immune signatures, and the integration of MRD into clinical trials
  • Examine the evolving role of transplantation and cellular therapy for the treatment of multiple myeloma, including CAR-T, ASCT, and allogeneic SCT
  • Evaluate key aspects of supportive care and complications, including bone disease, as well as definitions of disease, especially SMM/MGUS
  • Debate proteasome inhibitors, how to tailor treatment to patient populations, and broader strategies to overcome proteasome inhibitor resistance
  • Consider the benefits and challenges of long term lenalidomide therapy, as well as the emerging role of next generation IMiDs and Cell Mods
  • Discuss the integration of novel therapies and MoAbs in particular, including SLAMF7, CD 38, CAR-T cell therapy and targeting BCL2, as well as vaccines, and other novel targets, including nuclear export proteins and peptidase-avid alkylation
  • Understand the continued potential of targeting BCMA both in the setting of CAR-T therapy and MoAbs/ADC’s

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Expert Forum on Multiple Myeloma – Dallas, TX

William Bensinger, MD

Director, Myeloma Program
Swedish Cancer Center
Seattle, WA

Expert Forum on Multiple Myeloma – Dallas, TX

Paul Richardson, MD

R.J. Corman Professor of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Expert Forum on Multiple Myeloma – Dallas, TX

Ravi Vij, MD

Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

ACCOMMODATIONS

Westin Dallas Downtwon

Westin Dallas Downtwon

Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, the Westin is just steps away from the city’s most sought after attractions. The Forum will take place in the Bluebonnet room. The Westin Dallas Downtown is located at 1201 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202 and can be reached via phone at (972) 584-6650 or by their website. Please note this forum is an invitation-only event.