Thursday | 26 April 2018

09:00 Welcome Session
Manuel Sobrinho-Simões, i3S/ Ipatimup

SESSION 1: THE BASIS FOR IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY

Chairs: Rui Henrique and José Carlos Machado

9.15-9.45 Immunomodulation at the Tumor Microenvironment: basis and challenges
Maria José Oliveira, i3S / INEB

9.45-10.15 Neoantigen landscape dynamics during T cell therapy
Els Verdegaal, Leiden University Medical Centre

10.15-10.45 Coffee-break

10.45-11.15 Combined analysis of antigen presentation and T cell recognition reveals restricted immune responses in melanoma
Shelly Kalaora, Weizmann Institute of Science

11.15-12.00 SELECTED ORAL COMMUNICATION

12.00-15.00 Lunch and Speed Talks

SESSION 2: RECENT ADVANCES IN IMMUNE CHECKPOINT BLOCKADE

Chairs: Luís Costa and André Albergaria

15.00-15.30 Neo-adjuvant therapy as pathway toward personalised immunotherapy
Christian Blank, Netherlands Cancer Institute

15.30-16.00  to be confirmed

16.00-16.30 Coffee-break

16.30-17.00  to be confirmed

20.00 Meeting Dinner – Casa da Música


Friday | 27 April 2018

SESSION 3: IMMUNE CELL THERAPIES

Chairs: Nuno Alves and Júlio Oliveira

9.00-9.30 Delta One T cells: development of a novel immune cell therapy for cancer
Bruno Silva Santos, IMM, Lisboa

9.30-10.00 Expanding the T-cell therapy battlefield
Else Marit Inderberg, Oslo University Hospital

10.00-10.30 Coffee-break

10.30-11.00 Jolanda de Vries, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

11.00-11.30 SELECTED ORAL COMMUNICATION

11.30-14.30 Lunch and Speed Talks

SESSION 4: NOVEL APPROACHES IN IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY

Chairs: Jorge Lima and José Dinis Silva

14.30-15.00 Ezogelin Oflazoglu-Gruyters, MedImmune

15.00-15.30 Targeting natural immune regulation in oncology
Jocelyne Demengeot, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência

15.30-16.00 to be confirmed

Adjourn