July 30 – July 31, 2020 — Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas

Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference

Extending CPRIT’s Impact to Texas Communities

 
 

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2020 CPRIT Conference

Innovations VI will bring together the finest minds in cancer research, prevention, and product development from Texas and beyond. With notable speakers and informative panels, the conference will also showcase many cutting-edge projects funded by CPRIT since 2010 and their impact.

2017 Conference Recap Video

Watch the video recap of CPRIT’s Innovations V and hear from conference attendees and participants themselves on how CPRIT-inspired collaboration is growing the cancer-fighting ecosystem in Texas.


Abstract Submission

The abstract submission system and guidelines will be available at a future date.   

All abstracts accepted will be presented as posters at the conference.  There will be a poster session on each day of the conference to allow ample time for conference attendees to talk to presenters.  

Accepted abstracts will be available online to conference registrants prior to the conference. 

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Registration Pricing

Early Bird
  • $450 General
  • $300 Community Advocate
  • $300 Student
Regular
  • $500 General
  • $350 Community Advocate
  • $350 Student

Late
  • $550 General
  • $400 Community Advocate
  • $400 Student


Schedule at a Glance

Session Types:

Discovery Session
Translation Session
Plenary
Posters
Keynote
Dining/Break
Extending CPRIT's Impact to Communities

7:30 AM

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8:00 AM

  Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

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8:30 AM

  Opening Remarks

8:30 AM

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9:15 AM

 Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: Historical Perspective, New Opportunities, and Prospects for Cures
James P. Allison, PhD

9:15 AM

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10:10 AM

 A National Perspective on Cancer Prevention Opportunities in Rural Communities
Robert T. Croyle, PhD, in conversation with Stephen Wyatt, DMD, MPH

10:10 AM

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10:30 AM

  Morning Refreshment Break

10:30 AM

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11:30 AM

   CPRIT-Funded Drug Discovery Resources in Texas
  Dissemination and Rural Health Challenges

11:30 AM

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12:30 PM

  Lunch - No program

12:30 PM

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1:30 PM

  CPRIT Established Investigator Talks: Matthew Ellis, PhD, and Patrick Sung, DPhil
  CPRIT SEED Award Company Updates—Allterum, Icell Kealex, and Instapath
  Survivor Care

1:30 PM

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2:30 PM

  Therapeutic Targets and Drug Development for Ewing Sarcoma
  CPRIT-Funded Established Company Updates—Aravive, Hummingbird Biosciences and Molecular Templates
  HPV Vaccination

2:30 PM

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4:30 PM

   Poster Session A with Refreshments

7:30 AM

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9:30 AM

   Poster Session B with Continental Breakfast

9:30 AM

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9:45 AM

  Break

9:45 AM

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10:30 AM

 Nancy Chang’s Personal Journey in Drug Development and the Exciting Challenges that Lie Ahead
Nancy T. Chang, PhD

10:30 AM

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10:45 AM

 Morning Refreshment Break

10:45 AM

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11:30 AM

   From Discovery at UT-Southwestern to Commercialization at OncoNano Medicine Inc: Our Journey from Lab to Startup on the Path to Product
  To Be Determined

11:30 AM

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11:40 AM

 Break

11:40 AM

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12:30 PM

  HCC Prevention in Texas: From Epidemiology to Prevention

12:30 PM

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2:00 PM

  Lunch - CPRIT 2.0 Discussion

2017 Conference Photo Gallery

A selection of images from CPRIT’s Innovations V Conference


Venue

Austin Convention Center
Austin Convention Center

The Austin Convention Center is located in the heart of Austin, Texas, the capital of the Lone Star State. Based downtown and comfortably situated amongst a high density of hotels, the Convention Center stretches over six city blocks and 881,400 gross square feet.

The Austin Convention Center is conveniently located across the street from the Fairmont Austin, the conference hotel.

Hotel


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Frequently Asked Questions

Payment

Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard)
Automated Clearing House (ACH)/E-Check
Purchase Order/Physical Check

Checks

Please make checks payable to Cancer Prevention and Research Institute and reference 2020 Conference and attendee name on the memo line to ensure accurate processing.
(CPRIT Taxpayer Identification Number 26-2482534.)

Purchase Orders

Purchase orders can be submitted for registration payments via fax, email or US mail.

CPRIT’s Mailing Address and Contact Information for Checks and Purchase Orders:

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
ATTN: Accounting/2020 Conference
PO Box 12097
Austin, Texas 78711

Fax: 512-475-2563
ATTN: Accounting/2020 Conference
Email: registration@cprit.texas.gov

CPRIT's W-9 can be downloaded here.

Registration

Each conference attendee is required to register, therefore, guests are not allowed at this time.

There is no discounted rate for state government employees.

Abstracts

YES. We encourage anyone who has an innovative idea regarding cancer 
research or prevention to submit an abstract for consideration.

YES. The CPRIT conference is open to cancer specialists from across the country and we look forward to receiving abstracts from within and beyond the Texas borders.

Yes, CPRIT accepts multiple abstracts from the same author or CPRIT grantee.

Contact Us

Please use the name you included during your registration if you are already registered.

Please use the email you included during your registration if you are already registered.

A very brief description of the issue you wish to contact us about.

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