EORTC Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma Group Autumn Meeting

Munich, DE

The Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma Group Autumn meeting will be held in Munich, Germany on 27-28 October (face-to-face event). It is only open to individual or site staff members of the group.

The link to register was sent by email.



LMU KlinikumCampus Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany



Below is the agenda overview (subject to change).

Thursday 27 October: Immunotherapy Trial Design in Sarcoma: Exploring Closed Roads and Paving New Ways

11:00-11:15 Introduction
Bernd Kasper & Silvia Stacchiotti
11:15-11:45 Sarcoma Immunotherapy – Lessons Learned and Ideas for How We Improve the Future
Chris Heery
11:45-12:15 Immunotherapy Trials in STS – Time for a SWOT Analysis
Shreyaskumar Patel
12:15-13:00 Discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:20 Neo-adjuvant Chemotherapy as Immune Sensitizer: Worth a Trial?
Sandro Pasquali
14:20-14:40 TLS & Other Immune Markers as Predictors of Prognosis & Response to IO in Sarcomas
Ready for a New Prospective Study on IO in Localised and/or Advanced Sarcomas?
Armelle Dufresne
14:40-15:00 Hyperthermia as Immune Sensitizer: Worth a Trial?
Lars Lindner
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30-16:00 EORTC STBSG Attempts to Start a Study on IO in Sarcomas: What Can We Learn?
Niels Junker
16:00-16:30 CONDOR – Precision Medicine and Sarcoma Immunotherapy Project
Antoine Italiano
16:30-17:00 Acceptable Study Design for a Non-randomised IO Registration Trial in Sarcomas?
Francesco Pignatti
17:00-17:30 Funding Immunotherapy Trials in Sarcoma: Suggestions?
ACF/Rising Tide
17:30-18:00 Wrap-up and Conclusions
Bernd Kasper & Silvia Stacchiotti
19:00-22:00 Dinner

Friday 28 October: Group Business Meeting

09:00-11:00 Subcommittee Meetings
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 Subcommittee Reports
Subcommittee Chairs
12:00-12:30 End of STBSG fellowship Part 1: Machine learning projects
Georgios Kantidakis
12:30-13:15 Lunch
13:15-13:45 End of STBSG fellowship Part 2: New benchmarks
Georgios Kantidakis
13:45-14:00 Trials under Development & New Proposals
Laura De Meulemeester & PIs
14:00-14:30 Update on Ongoing Studies
Laura De Meulemeester & PIs
14:30-14:45 Current & future Transatlantic Collaborations
Ken Cardona
14:45-15:00 Wrap-up and Conclusion
Bernd Kasper


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