EANO Winter School 2020: preliminary programme (speakers to be confirmed)

Advances in Neuro-Oncology: How to translate into clinic

Winter School Chairs: A. Darlix (EANO Youngster Committee), B. Kaminska, (Local Organizer), R. Soffietti (EANO, Education Committee)
Organizing Committee: A. Berghoff (AT), W. Grajkowska (PL), B. Kaminska (PL), S. Price (UK), R. Soffietti (IT)

Day 1 (Friday December 11, 2020)

8.00 – 8.45: Registration
8.45 – 9.00: Welcome and Introduction to course objectives,
B. Kaminska, Warsaw/PL, R. Soffietti, Turin/IT

9.00 – 11.00: Contemporary issues in the management of rare brain tumors: SEGAS, gangliogliomas, germ cell tumors, vestibular schwannomas, A. Berghoff, Vienna/AT
The WHO classification 2016, W. Grajkowska, Warsaw/PL (20 min)
When resection matters? R. Rola, Lublin/PL (20min)
Innovative approaches in radiotherapy and combination with chemotherapy, F. Dhérmain, Paris/FR (20 min)
Targeted agents as a new option, R. Soffietti, Turin/IT (20 min)
Toward the designing of clinical trials in rare tumors, M. Preusser, Vienna/AT (20 min)


11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00: General case discussion, moderator K. Kotulska-Jóźwiak, Warsaw/PL
(presented by attendees)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break

14.00 – 16.00: Immunology in Neuro-Oncology: where we are and where are we going? M. Weller, Zurich/CH
General concepts of immune response in brain tumors, B. Kaminska, Warsaw/PL (20 min)
Challenges in immunotherapy of glioma, M. Weller, Zurich/CH (20 min)
Challenges in immunotherapy of brain metastases, A. Berghoff, Vienna/AT (20 min)
Neurological complications of checkpoint inhibitors, R. Soffietti, Turin/IT (20 min)
Systemic complications of checkpoint inhibitors, E. Razis, Athens/GR (20 min)

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00: Open problems in glioblastomas, M. Preusser, Vienna/AT
Preclinical studies: new insights? A. Bronisz, Warsaw/PL (20 min)
Local drug delivery: old and new options, M. Zawadski, Warsaw/PL (20min)
How to best manage recurrent patients? M. Preusser, Vienna/AT (20 min)

18.30 Networking Dinner

Day 2 (Saturday December 12, 2020)

09.00 – 11.00: Case-based Workshop: The problem of monitoring in primary CNS tumors,
R. Soffietti, Turin/IT
What about meningiomas and pituitary adenomas? M. Jenkinson, Liverpool/UK (20 min)
What about glioblastomas? E. Razis, Athens/GR (20 min)
What about lower grade gliomas? R. Rudà, Turin/IT (20 min)
How to monitor QoL and psychological functions, H. Bulbeck, Isle of Wight/UK (20 min)
Long-term survival and sequalae of treatments, A. Berghoff, Vienna/AT (20 min)

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 12.30: Questions to the experts, R. Rudà, Turin/IT
Which new opportunities from PET imaging? N. Galldiks, Cologne/DE (20 min)
Which the advances in surgery of brain tumors? M. Jenkinson, Liverpool/UK (20 min)
How to choose between SRS and fractionated SRS? F. Dhérmain, Paris/FR (20 min)

12.30 – 13.00: Farewell Lecture: CAR-T cells in cancer therapy, R. Zagozdzon, Warsaw/PL

13.00 – 13.15 Final remarks and adjourn

General information EANO Winter School 2020