32nd Annual International Prostate Cancer Update

Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, Utah
February 9-13, 2022

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GRU Presents the 32nd International Prostate Cancer Update

The International Prostate Cancer Update (IPCU), is a multi-day, CME-accredited conference focused on prostate cancer treatment updates. IPCU 32 will feature lectures, interactive panel discussions, debates, and case-based presentations. This conference is led by expert physicians and is designed for urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

The goal of this educational program is to equip healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer with the up-to-date clinical knowledge and tools they need to best treat their patients. The program will discuss prostate cancer care from diagnosis to treating advanced and metastatic disease. The conference aims to give physicians exposure to a comprehensive review of how to treat prostate cancer and to give them a chance to discuss key issues with peers and experts.

Program Director

E. David Crawford, MD

E. David Crawford, MD

Professor of Urology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California

Keynotes from Prostate Cancer Experts

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Agenda

The International Prostate Cancer Update offers a comprehensive update on the treatment of prostate cancer. Join us from February 9-13, 2022, in Snowbird, Utah.

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Accommodations & Transportation

The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird
9320 Cliff Lodge Drive
Snowbird, UT 84092

The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird is one of North America’s most iconic ski lodges. The majesty of Little Cottonwood Canyon can be explored from the views each room provides whether facing Snowbird’s ski slopes or peering down the glacially carved canyons spilling into the Salt Lake City valley below. Enjoy ski-in/ski-out convenience and excellent service with a luxurious resort experience.

Within walking distance to Snowbird’s pedestrian village, The Cliff Lodge offers comfortable lodging for the whole family and makes the perfect corporate event venue for all group sizes. An on-site ski rental and repair shop and complimentary ski lockers add to the convenience of the hotel. Other amenities include an exercise room, resort-wide internet service, room service, concierge, and a state-licensed daycare facility.

After a day on the mountain, relax at the outdoor pool or The Cliff Spa. Open year-round, a heated swimming pool and 2 hot tubs are located outdoors on Level 3. Located on the 9th and 10th floors, The Cliff Spa features over 30 treatment and salon services, yoga studio, fitness center, rooftop pool and hot tub. Access to The Cliff Spa is available for guests for an additional fee.

Among Snowbird’s excellent selection of dining opportunities, The Aerie Restaurant and Lounge and The Atrium are open year-round and provide diverse menus for every palate. A ski rental and repair shop complements the resort’s numerous retail shops.

Lodging Health & Safety Measures from the Cliff Lodge

  • Masks are required in communal indoor spaces, as well as outdoors when within the Snowbird Village, on the Tram, or while engaging in organized summer activities. Masks are not required when eating, swimming, hiking, or inside your hotel room. Masks are available for guests upon request.
  • Enhanced hotel room cleaning with a focus on high-touch surfaces, including door handles, kitchen areas, refrigerators, faucets, toilets, remote controls, directories, telephones, and alarm clocks.
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces in common areas, such as fitness centers, swimming pools, hot tubs, elevators, stairwells, restrooms, and escalators.
  • Sanitize payment systems, pens, and front desk area after every guest.
  • Remove non-essential items from hotel rooms, including magazines, notepads, and pens.


For more information, see The Cliff Lodge page with this link: https://www.snowbird.com/health-safety/

ROOM RESERVATIONS:
Room reservation link coming soon.

ROOM RATES:
Room rates coming soon.

RESORT FEE:
$10.00 per room per night will be added to the guest room charges and paid by the individuals as an incidental charge. Amenities currently include high-speed wireless internet in lodging rooms and most public space, free self parking at all lodges, fitness center use, in-room coffee at the Cliff Lodge and hot beverages in the Lodge at Snowbird lobby, USA Today, 800 number phone calls, faxing and first 15 minutes free computer use in business center. A portion of the Snowbird resort fee is matched by a congressional grant through the National Forest Foundation funding local organizations such as the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation.

ROOM TAXES:
All lodging rates and resort fees are exclusive of the Utah state sales tax (currently 12.32%). Tax rates and fees are subject to change and the current taxes and fees in effect at the time of your meeting will apply.

ROOM CHARGES:
Individuals Pay All Charges: Individuals will be responsible for payment of their own lodging, taxes and fees, additional nights, and incidental charges at time of check-out. A credit card imprint will be taken at time of check-in.

LODGING DEPOSIT for Individuals:
A one-night deposit per room for room rate, tax, and fees is required at the time the reservation is made. Final balance for the entire stay will be automatically charged to the credit card on file three (3) days prior to the arrival date.

LODGING CANCELLATIONS:
The individual reservation lodging deposit is fully refundable up to three (3) days prior to the arrival date. Reservations canceled within three (3) days prior to the arrival date will be charged one (1) night’s lodging, tax, and fees. After check-in, reservations are fully non-refundable. No-shows, delayed arrivals, and early departures are considered cancellations.

CHECK IN/OUT:
Check-in time begins at 4:00 pm and is guaranteed by 6:00 pm. Check-out time is 11:00 am. Luggage storage is available through bell service for guests arriving prior to check-in time and for those involved in meetings or activities that extend past check-out time. Photo ID is required at check-in along with a credit card or cash deposit for incidental charges. Debit cards are not recommended.

DISCOUNTED CLIFF SPA ACCESS:
Access to the exclusive Cliff Spa will be discounted 50% for IPCU 31 attendees registered as overnight guests with our group block at the above rates. Guests must show their hotel registration card at the 9th-floor spa desk which identifies them with your group (minimum age 16). The Cliff Spa includes a relaxing solarium, full-service salon, eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, yoga room, rooftop lap pool, large hot tub, and extensive cardiovascular and training equipment. Attendees may participate in yoga classes at no additional charge. Daily access fee is waived with the purchase of select treatments. The Cliff Spa will provide attendees with 20% off select spa treatments. Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions, or packages.

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.

PARKING:
Self-parking is complimentary for group attendees at all Snowbird lodges. Valet parking is available at the Cliff Lodge currently at $16.00 per day, per car. Prices are subject to change.

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION:
Airport shuttles may be arranged while booking lodging through Snowbird Central Reservations (800-453-3000) or up to 48 hours prior to arrival. Current group round-trip pre-paid price is $78.00 per person. Walk-ups are accepted at a higher rate on a space-available basis at the Canyon Transportation desk located in the baggage claim area of the Salt Lake City International Airport. Cancellations received within 48 hours of arrival are non-refundable. Driver gratuity is not included and prices are subject to change.

TRIP INSURANCE:
Snowbird offers trip insurance on an individual basis for cancellations or travel interruptions. The insurance may be purchased through Central Reservations. It pays for charges assessed due to unforeseen circumstances or death, injury, or illness to the guest, or traveling companion. Insurance must be purchased at time of booking room reservation.

Invited Faculty

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CME Information

This conference will be accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

By registering for this conference, you agree to our standard Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions agreement, which is available online at: Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions.

REGISTRATION NOTES:
  • Please scroll through all the ticket options before making your selection.
  • Don’t forget to add your promo code at the top left of the ticket list if you’re using one.
  • Please make sure you fill out the registration form completely before you submit your registration, you will have to scroll below your name to see all the required information.

Health and Safety Precautions: The health and safety of IPCU attendees, faculty, sponsors, and staff are of the utmost importance to us. We are actively working with the host hotel to ensure proper safety and sanitary conditions. To that end, the following safety precautions will be in place:

  • All participants will be asked to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.
  • The general session room will be arranged to maintain social distancing.
  • The general session room will be sanitized at the conclusion of the day and attendees will be asked to sit in their same seats from the day before.
  • All food will be plated; there will be no buffet food service.
  • Hotel staff will be wearing masks, as well as gloves when serving food.
  • All meals and ancillary events outside of the general session will maintain social distancing.
  • Sleeping rooms will be fully cleaned and sanitized between guests. Housekeeping will not enter your room during your stay. Guests will be able to obtain additional towels or other items upon request only.

We are monitoring all local and CDC guidelines and will make adjustments to these policies as necessary. For more information on Snowbird’s Commitment to Clean, please feel free to visit their cleanliness site: https://www.snowbird.com/health-safety/

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Collier at acollier@cjp.com

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other more common contagions exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and even death in a small percentage of the population, especially those with weakened immune systems. For your safety and convenience, we are endeavoring to take appropriate precautions, as detailed above. Even with our best efforts, however, there is no guarantee that you can avoid exposure to COVID-19 or other common pathogens, whether at our conference or elsewhere. Please note that, as further detailed in our Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions Agreement (the “Registration Agreement”), which must be reviewed and agreed to during the registration process, all conference attendees voluntarily assume ALL RISKS related to any possible exposure to COVID-19. We encourage you to read the Registration Agreement carefully, as it contains other important terms, including other disclaimers and limitations on liability.

Support Opportunities

To inquire about support opportunities, please contact:

Marc Weathersby, Chief Marketing Officer
Tel:434-817-2000, x193    Cell: 434-989-5508
Fax 434-817-2020    mweathersby@cjp.com

Poster Submission

1. When is the abstract submission deadline?
December 31, 2021

2. What are the submission guidelines?
When submitting your abstract, please follow these formatting guidelines:

  1. Include a title
  2. Maximum of 500 words
  3. Single-spaced
  4. 10-point font
  5. Times New Roman
  6. Author names must be spelled out
  7. List the institution, city, state, country, and e-mail address of the presenting author
  8. To submit your abstract, e-mail your document to David Utz at dutz@cjp.com and Greg Donohue at gdonohue@cjp.com.

3. How will the posters be displayed?
The posters are displayed electronically as a PowerPoint slide. They will be projected on the main screen at the conference so everyone can see them. Here is an example:

Presenters are also allowed two slides for the 2-minute presentation. Slides must be formatted to have a 16×9 aspect ratio. Here is an example from last year:

4. Who can give the oral poster presentation?
Anyone involved with the poster; does not need to be a lead investigator or healthcare provider. However, please provide the name of the presenter to us in advance, by December 31, if possible.

5. Are the poster sessions CME accredited?
No

6. Are encore posters allowed?
Yes

7. I have other questions, who can I contact?
Greg at gdonohue@cjp.com

NOTE: The posters will also be printed in an abstract book. Along with the abstract slide image itself, text similar to the following will be printed in the abstract book:

Meeting organized by Grand Rounds in Urology, a division of Carden Jennings Publishing, Co., Ltd.

Jointly provided by Medical Education Resources (MER) and Carden Jennings Publishing Co., Ltd.

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