Join Us Live In-Person at Canadian Immuno-Oncology Conference 2023

November 10, 2023 | 7:00 AM – 3:40 PM ET

Event Type: In-person Only

Location: Vantage Venues, 150 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1J9

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Canadian Immuno-Oncology Conference

Event Landscape

The Canadian Immuno-Oncology Conference 2023 will be a one-day in-person event. It will cover a variety of important topics examining advances in immuno-oncology and will also explore topics that pertain to clinical practice, adverse event management and the pharmacoeconomics of novel therapies.

Learning Objectives

  1. Reviewing of basic principles of immuno-oncology as well as key advances in different tumour sites
  2. Discussion of best practices and practical implications for patient management
  3. Examination of adverse event management of novel therapies
  4. Discussion of the pharmacoeconomics of these agents

Scientific Agenda

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast Buffet

8:00AM – 8:15 AM

Welcome Address by Chairs – Dr. Parneet Cheema & Dr. Marcus Butler

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast Symposium

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Immunotherapy Today and Tomorrow

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM

Gynecology Updates

9:55 AM – 10:15 AM

Networking Break (with refreshments) & Sponsor Exhibits

10:15 AM – 10:40 AM

Lung Cancer Updates

10:40 AM – 11:05 AM

Management of CRS and Neurotoxicity Specific Antibodies – Dr. Arjun Law

11:05 AM – 11:25 AM

Hematology Updates

11:25 AM – 11:55 AM

Complimentary Lunch Buffet & Networking Break

11:55 AM – 12:40 PM

Lunch Symposium

12:40 PM – 1:00 PM

HCC, Hepatobiliary, Colorectal

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM

Gastroesophageal Updates

1:20 PM – 2:00 PM

Immune-Related Toxicities Beyond High Dose Steroids

2:00 PM – 2:20 PM

Networking Break (with refreshments) & Sponsor Exhibits

2:20 PM – 2:45 PM

TIL Cell Based Therapy

2:45 PM – 3:10 PM

Targeting TIGIT LAG-3 and Adenosine Pathway

3:10 PM – 3:35 PM

Breast Cancer Updates

3:35 PM – 3:50 PM

Closing Remarks by Chairs – Dr. Parneet Cheema & Dr. Marcus Butler

About the Faculty


Dr. Parneet Cheema

Conference Co-Chair

Dr. Parneet Cheema is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and Medical Oncologist at the William Osler Health System with a focus in thoracic, and skin malignancies. Dr. Cheema completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Calgary, followed by Internal Medicine, and Medical Oncology training at the University of Toronto. Dr. Cheema also completed a Master’s degree in Biotechnology from the University of Toronto. She is the Head of Cancer Research at William Osler Health System and has been principle investigator and on global steering committees for clinical trials in the areas of melanoma and NSCLC using immunotherapies and targeted therapy. She began the Osler Immunotherapy for Cancer Program that focuses on management of immune related adverse events and patient education.

Dr. Butler

Dr. Marcus Butler

Conference Co-Chair

Marcus Butler is a physician investigator with an interest in the translational development of immune-based therapies for cancer patients.  He completed his Hematology/Oncology training at Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Harvard Medical School, Boston.  After serving on the Dana-Farber staff, he joined the Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in 2012. He is a member of the medical oncology staff at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, and Assistant Professor in Medicine and Immunology at the University of Toronto.  He is the Melanoma/Skin Medical Oncology Site Lead at the Princess Margaret and is the Clinical Director for the Immune Profiling Team at the Princess Margaret.  He is also the Medical Oncology Chair for the Melanoma Site for the Canadian Cancer Trials Group.  His work focuses on the development of immunotherapy trials, which include studies, alone and in combination, of immune checkpoint blocking antibodies, immunomodulators, and adoptive cell transfer.   

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