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Forum Schedule

The speakers and topics will be updated progressively. Please continue to keep a look out for the latest details as we draw closer to the Forum.

St. Jude-VIVA Forum (Day One) Agenda: Saturday 2 March

Time Session Details  Speakers Target Audience
0815am to 0830 am

Welcome Address

By Ching-Hon Pui
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
Brain Tumours

Session Chair:

Michaela Seng
KK Women's & Children's Hospital

0830am to 0915am

Session I

The Emerging Landscape of Paediatric Gliomas

By Amar Gajjar
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
0915am to 1000am  Session II

The Transformed Landscape of Childhood Embryonal Tumours

By Dr Nicholas Gottardo
Perth Children's Hospital

Open to all
1000am to 1030am  Tea & Poster Viewing

Neuroblastoma

Session Chair:

Soh Shui Yen
KK Women's & Children's Hospital

1030am to 1115am Session I

Neuroblastoma

By Wayne Furman
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
1115am to 1200pm Session II

Antibody-based Immunotherapy of Neuroblastoma: Assembling the Building Blocks for Cancer Cure

By Nai-Kong Cheung
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Open to all
1200pm to 1330pm Lunch Open to all
VIVA Asia Working Group Meeting NIL

Closed Meeting;
By Invitation Only

Meet-The-Experts Session

Lunch Session I: Brain Tumours – Challenging Cases for Discussion
By Amar Gajjar
St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Nicholas Gottardo 
Perth Children's Hospital

Lunch Session II: Early Detection and Management of HLH
By David Teachey
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Lunch Session III: Practical Management of Induction Therapy for ALL
By Stephen P. Hunger
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Open to all

Solid Tumours/Surgical Oncology I

Session Chair:

Amos Loh
KK Women's & Children's Hospital

1330pm to 1415pm Session 1

Applying Systems Science to Improve Rare Tumours Management

By Catherine G. Lam
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
1415pm to 1500pm Session 2

Solid Tumours

By Jed Nuchtern
Texas Children's Hospital

 

Open to all
1500pm to 1530pm Afternoon Tea and Poster Viewing Open to all
Solid Tumours/Surgical Oncology II

Session Chair:

Mariflor S Villegas
National University Hospital

1530pm to 1615pm Session I

Approaches to the Surgical Management of Wilms Tumour

By Andrew M. Davidoff
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
1615pm to 1700pm 

Best of SJVF 2019 Day 1

By Soh Shui Yen
KK Women's & Children's Hospital

Open to all
1830pm to 2130pm

Celebratory Dinner

Chui Huay Lim Club

Open to all

 

St. Jude-VIVA Forum (Day Two): Sunday 3 March

Time
Session Details  Speakers Target Audience
 Leukaemia I 

Session Chair:

Allen Yeoh
National University Hospital

0830am to 0915am Session I

Recent Advances in ALL

By Ching-Hon Pui
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
 0915am to 1000am Session II

Genetics and Treatment of Paediatric Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukaemia

By Hiroto Inaba
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
1000am to 1030am  Tea & Poster Viewing
HSCT & Immunotherapy I

Session Chair: 

Joyce Lam
KK Women's & Children's Hospital

1030am to 1115am Session III

Advances and Future Perspectives in Haploidentical Transplantation

By Rupert Hangretinger
Children’s University Hospital

Open to all
1115am to 1200pm Session IV

Developing Clinical Trials to Test New Immunotherapies in Childhood ALL

By Stephen P. Hunger
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Open to all
1200pm to 1330pm Lunch 
  Meet-The-Experts

Lunch Session I: Clinical Challenges in Paediatric HSCT
By Rupert Hangretinger
Children’s University Hospital


Lunch Session II:Supportive Care Management in Nursing
By Catherine G. Lam
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Lauri Linder
The University of Utah


Lunch Session III: Practical Management of ALL
By Hiroto Inaba
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Lunch Session IV: Palliative Care
By Justin N. Baker
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Poh Heng Chong
HCA Hospice Care

Open to all
CAR T-Cell Therapy

Session Chair:

Tan Poh-Lin
National University Hospital

1330pm to 1415pm Session I

Engineering Lymphocytes for the Adoptive Immunotherapy of Solid Tumours

By Stephen Gottschalk
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Open to all
1415pm to 1500pm Session II

Diagnosis and Management of Side Effects of CAR T-Cell Therapy

By David Teachey
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Open to all
1500pm to 1530pm Afternoon Tea
Palliative Care

Session Chair: 

Rajat Battacharrya
KK Women's & Children's Hospital

1530pm to 1615pm Session I

Early Integration of Palliatve Care in Paediatric Oncology: A Fundamental Human Right

By Justin N. Baker
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

 
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