5th International Bladder Cancer Update

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego, California

October 15-17, 2021

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Overview

The International Bladder Cancer Update (IBCU) is a CME conference focused on the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer. The conference offers medical professionals an opportunity to listen to updates from, and interact with, expert international faculty to improve knowledge and determine best treatment practices to improve patient outcomes.

IBCU encompasses expert lectures, interactive discussions, a panel roundtable, debates, and case presentations. It is physician-led, multi-supported, and designed for urologists, urologic oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of bladder cancer.

Co-Chair

Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Norman, Oklahoma

Co-Chair

Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, Connecticut

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Agenda

The 5th International Bladder Cancer Update (IBCU5) offers a robust program that encompasses expert lectures, interactive discussions, a panel roundtable, debates, and case presentations. Join us in San Diego, CA, October 15-17, 2021, for the full conference.

Friday, October 15, 2021

11:00am – 6:00pm

5th International Bladder Cancer Update
Registration and Exhibitor Check-in

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Exhibits Open

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Educational Symposium #1
Supported by TBD

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Session I – Bladder Cancer History

4:00pm – 4:10pm

Welcome and Introductions
Program Co-Director: Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

4:10pm – 4:40pm

Keynote: The Contribution of SWOG to Bladder Cancer Clinical Trials
David Crawford, MD

4:40pm – 5:00pm

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

5:00pm – 6:00pm

IBCU Poster Session – Exhibit Hall

6:00pm – 7:00pm

IBCU Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Faculty Dinner

Evening

On Own

Saturday, October 16, 2021

7:00am – 8:00am

Educational Breakfast Symposium #2
TBD

7:00am – 12:00pm

Exhibits Open

8:00am – 11:00am

Session II: Management of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

8:00am – 8:10am

Welcome and Introduction
Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

8:10am – 8:30am

Controversies in NMIBC: Guidelines and Beyond
Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

8:30am – 8:50am

Use of Biomarkers in NMIBC: What’s New?
Peter Black, MD

8:50am – 9:10am

Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Moderator: Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

9:10am – 9:30am

Break and Visit Exhibits

9:30am – 9:50am

T1 Bladder Cancer
Seth P. Lerner, MD

9:50am – 10:10am

New Therapies for BCG-Unresponsive NMIBC: Where Do We Stand?
Ashish M. Kamat, MD, MBBS, FACS

10:10am – 10:30am

Enhanced Techniques of NMIBC Detection
Neal D. Shore, MD

10:30am – 11:00am

Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Moderator: Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

11:00am – 12:00pm

Session III: Challenging Case Presentations
Moderator: Sanjay G. Patel, MD

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Educational Lunch Symposium #3
TBD

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Exhibits Open

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Session IV: Advanced Urothelial Cancer
Part 1: Impact of the Urologist’s Practice

1:00pm – 1:20pm

Urology Professionals at the Forefront of Bladder Cancer Care: Getting a Grip on the Evolving Role of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Arjun V. Balar, MD

1:20pm – 1:40pm

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: How Will They Impact Community Urology Practice?
Neal D. Shore, MD

1:40pm – 2:00pm

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: How Will They Impact Academic Urology Practice?
Gary D. Steinberg, MD

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Moderator: Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

2:30pm

Adjourn

Afternoon/Evening

On Own

Sunday, October 17, 2021

7:00am – 8:00am

Educational Breakfast Symposium #4
TBD

7:00am – 12:30pm

Exhibits Open

8:00am – 9:30am

Session V: Advanced Urothelial Cancer Part 2: Latest Research and Clinical Trials

8:00am – 8:20am

Novel Gene Therapies for Patients with High-Grade, BCG-Refractory or Relapsed Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Stephen A. Boorjian, MD

8:20am – 8:40am

FGFR Kinase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Metastatic Urothelial Cancer
Ashish M. Kamat, MD, MBBS, FACS

8:40am – 9:00am

The Use of Antibody-Drug Conjugates in Treating Advanced Urothelial Cancer
Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

9:00am – 9:30am

Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Moderator: Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

9:30am – 9:50am

Break and Visit Exhibits

9:50am – 10:50am

Session VI: Management of UTUC

9:50am – 10:10am

Methods and Guidelines to Stage and Grade (Low vs. High) UTUC
Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD

10:10am – 10:30am

Treatment of Advanced UTUC
Seth P. Lerner, MD

10:30am – 10:50am

Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Moderator: Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

10:50am – 12:30pm

Session VII: Management of MIBC

10:50am – 11:10am

MIBC Guidelines Review
Michael S. Cookson, MD

11:10am – 11:30am

Perioperative Pathways: What We Know Works
Peter Black, MD

11:30am – 12:10pm

Lymphadenectomy in Invasive Bladder Cancer: Knowns and Unknowns
Seth P. Lerner, MD

12:10pm – 12:30pm

Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Moderator: Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

12:30pm

Closing Remarks and Adjourn

Accommodations & Transportation

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, California 92101

Escape the everyday and travel with confidence to The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. Our downtown hotel is the ideal destination to relax and recharge. Upgrade to a balcony room or Junior Suite to admire dynamic downtown views while enjoying a private happy hour from our onsite café. Throughout your stay at the hotel, your health and safety are our top priority. We diligently follow the Marriott Commitment to Clean protocols and strive to provide you with a restful, renewing stay in San Diego.

ROOM RESERVATIONS:
Reservation link coming soon

ROOM RATES:
Single/Double $169.00

A daily destination amenity fee of $14.00 per room, per night (plus tax) includes the following amenities:

  • Two Flights of Craft Beer or Two Glasses of House Wine in Pinzimini
  • Premium Internet in Guest Room and Lobby
  • Westin Gear Lending for One Person

Covered amenities are subject to change.

CONFERENCE ATTIRE:
Attire is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the educational activities.

Invited Faculty

E. David Crawford, MD

E. David Crawford, MD

Activity Director

University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California

Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

Program Co-Chair

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Norman, Oklahoma

Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

Program Co-Chairs

Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, Connecticut

Arjun V. Balar, MD

Arjun V. Balar, MD

NYU Langone Health
New York, New York

Peter Black, MD

Peter Black, MD

Vancouver Prostate Centre and the University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Stephen A. Boorjian, MD

Stephen A. Boorjian, MD

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Ashish M. Kamat, MD, MBBS, FACS

Ashish M. Kamat, MD, MBBS, FACS

The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Seth P. Lerner, MD

Seth P. Lerner, MD

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Sanjay G. Patel, MD

Sanjay G. Patel, MD

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Norman, Oklahoma

Neal D. Shore, MD

Neal D. Shore, MD

Atlantic Urology Clinics, LLC 
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Gary D. Steinberg, MD

Gary D. Steinberg, MD

NYU Langone Health
New York, NY

Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD

Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD

Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, California

CME Information

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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