Plenary Sessions

SUNDAY, September 23, 2018

19:00 – 20:30: Opening Plenary Session (OC01)

  • OC01.01 – Eradicating Lung Cancer
    Prabat Jha, Canada

MONDAY, September 24, 2018

08:15 – 09:45: Plenary Session (PL01) – Patients First
Moderators: Andrea Bezjak, Canada; Paul Bunn Jr., USA, Lucy Kalanithi, USA

  • 08:15 – 08:25: PL01.01 – When Breath Becomes Air
  • 08:25 – 08:40: PL01.02 – Science that Matters
    David Carbone, USA
  • 08:40 – 08:55: PL01.03 – Trials that Matter!
    Tony Mok, Hong Kong
  • 08:55 – 09: PL01.04 – Getting Drugs to Patients Faster: A Global View
    Solange Peters, Switzerland
  • 09:10 – 09:25: PL01.05 – Conquering Lung Cancer – The IASLC Vision
    Giorgio Scagliotti, Italy
  • 09:25 – 09:40: PL01.06 – Patients First
    Tish Vigna, Canada

TUESDAY, September 25, 2018

08:35 – 10:25: Presidential Symposium (PL02) – Top 4 Abstracts
Moderators: Frances Shepherd, Canada; Giorgio, Scagliotti, Italy: Ming Tsao, Canada

Please note that Abstract titles will be released on August 10, 2018.

WEDNESDAY, September 26, 2018

08:35 – 09:40: Plenary Session (PL03): Call to Action – Challenges Ahead
Moderators: Gail Darling, Canada; Nagahiro Saijo, Japan

  • 08:15 – 08:30: PL03.01 – From Bench to Bedside
    Charles Swanton, USA
  • 08:30 – 08:45: PL03.02 – Host Immunity – No Longer a Passive Bystander
    Julie Brahmer, USA
  • 08:45 – 09:00: PL03.03 – Beaming into the Future
    David Palma, Canada
  • 09:00 – 09:15: PL03.04 – A Cut Above
  • 09:15 – 09:30: PL03.05 – It’s All In The Tissue
    Keith Kerr, UK
  • 09:30 – 09:40: PL03.06 – The Future of Targeted Therapy
    Tetsuya Mitsudomi, Japan

15: 15 – 16:30: Plenary Session (PL04): Take Action – Key Messages from WCLC 2018 and Goals for 2019
Moderators: 
Natasha Leighl, Canada; Robert Pirker, Austria

  • 15:15 – 15:25: PL04.01 – Immunotherapy
    David R Gandara, USA
  • 15:25 – 15:35: PL04.02 – Biomarkers
    Fred Hirsch, USA
  • 15:35 – 15:45: PL04.03 – Surgery
    Ramon Rami-Porta, Spain
  • 15:45 – 15:55: PL04.06 – Radiation Oncology
    Jose Belderbos, Netherlands
  • 15:55 – 16:05: PL04.04 – Clinical Research in Latin America
    Clarissa Mathias, Brazil
  • 16:05 – 16:15: PL04.05 – Targeted Therapy
    Michael Boyer, Australia
  • 16:15 – 16:25: PL04.07 – Discussion and Q&A
  • 16:25 – 16:30: PL04.08 – Invitation to WCLC 2019 Barcelona, Spain