Partnership Summit Agenda

Hosted by James Goodnight, PhD and SAS Institute

Day 1

10:00 – 12:00: Going for Gold Meeting (Invitation Only)

11:15 – 12:00: ACE Cohort Meeting (Invitation Only)

11:30 – 12:30: Buffet-Style Lunch

12:40 – 1:00: Welcome and General Announcements

1:00 – 2:00: Partnerships in Health: Innovating Together

How can companies, nonprofits, academia and the government address social determinants of health and health disparities to guarantee everyone an equal opportunity to live their healthiest life?

2:00 – 2:25: Break

2:25 – 3:25: Access, Choice, Education (ACE) – Representation in Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are essential to advancing cancer treatments, and ensuring that clinical trials reflect the diversity of the patient population will improve the safety and efficacy of future treatments. How can we work together to increase access, choice and education in oncology clinical trials?

3:25 – 3:50: SAS Health and Life Sciences Presentation

3:50 – 4:15: Break

4:15 – 5:15: Data Analytics and Cancer Stage-Shifting

The ability to collect and analyze large datasets provides an unprecedented opportunity to understand the mechanics of different cancers. How can we use this knowledge to shift more cancer diagnoses from late-stage to early-stage?

5:15 – 5:20: First Day Closing Remarks

5:20 – 6:00: Reception

6:00 – 6:45: Robert Ingram Tribute and Award Ceremony

6:45: Dinner

Day 2

7:30 – 8:30: Networking Breakfast

8:30 – 9:15: Keynote Address

9:15 – 10:15: Government’s Role in Reducing the Cancer Burden

How are government agencies and nonprofits working together to innovate cancer diagnoses, prevention, treatment, and clinical trials?

10:15 – 11:15: Innovating Clinical Trials Through AI and Machine Learning

AI and machine learning are revolutionizing everything from banking to art. How can researchers use these tools to improve the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials?

11:15 – 11:40: Break

11:40 – 12:40: Cancer Moonshot and Innovating Clinical Trials Through Partnerships

What is the current state of the White House’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative, and how can we work together to change the ways we conduct and support participation in oncology clinical trials?

12:40 – 12:45: Closing Remarks

1:00: Networking Lunch and Adjourn