17th Annual International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies®

2/6/21, 11:00 AM
America/Chicago UTC -5


08:00 AMWelcome, Introductions, and Presession SurveyOmid Hamid, MD


The Modern Management of MelanomaModerator:

Omid Hamid, MD

08:15 AMUpdates on the Use of Targeted Therapy in MelanomaRyan J. Sullivan, MD

08:35 AMSurgical Management in Melanoma: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?Genevieve M. Boland, MD, PhD

08:55 AMState of the Science: Best Practices on the Use of Immunotherapy in MelanomaMichael A. Postow, MD

09:15 AMMedical Crossfire®: Which Should You Choose? Double or Triple Combination Therapies in Melanoma ManagementRyan J. Sullivan, MD

Omid Hamid, MD

09:35 AMNew Targets and New Directions in Melanoma ManagementOmid Hamid, MD

09:55 AMQuestion-and-Answer Session

10:05 AMBreak


Hot Topics in MelanomaModerator:

Omid Hamid, MD

10:30 AMCurrent and Emerging Uses of Biomarkers in Skin Cancer ManagementDavid Polsky, MD, PhD

10:50 AMFeatured Presentation: Tissue-Based Biomarkers for Immunotherapy: PD-L1 and BeyondJanis M. Taube, MD, MSc

11:30 AMQuestion-and-Answer Session


Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapies in MelanomaModerator:

Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD

11:40 AMUsing Neoadjuvant Therapy in MelanomaTara C. Mitchell, MD

12:00 PMOptimizing the Use of Adjuvant Therapy in the Treatment of MelanomaJeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD

12:20 PMMedical Crossfire®: Pros and Cons of Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy in MelanomaTara C. Mitchell, MD

Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD

12:40 PMPostsession Survey

12:50 PMLunch

02:05 PMPresession Survey


Special Topics in Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin CancersModerator:

Omid Hamid, MD

02:10 PMExploring Optimal Management Strategies for Ocular and Mucosal MelanomaSapna P Patel, MD

02:30 PMToxicity Management With Targeted Therapies and Immunotherapies in MelanomaRichard D. Carvajal, MD

02:50 PMAdvances in Basal, Squamous, and Merkel Cell CarcinomaAleksandar Sekulic, MD, PhD

03:10 PMQuestion-and-Answer Session

03:20 PMBreak


Future PerspectivesModerator:

Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD

03:45 PMUpdates on Adoptive T-Cell Therapy in MelanomaAmod A. Sarnaik, MD

04:05 PMSurvivorship Issues for Patients and Their Support GroupsKathleen Madden, MSN, FNP-BC

04:25 PMMedical Crossfire®: Less Is More vs More Is MoreMichael A. Postow, MD

Richard D. Carvajal, MD

04:45 PMPostsession Survey and Closing RemarksJeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD

04:55 PMMeeting Adjourns

Previous registration necessary?


Simultaneous translation ?


Will it be recorded?

Omid Hamid, Jeffrey S. Weber

The Modern Management of Melanoma, Hot Topics in Melanoma, Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapies in Melanoma, Special Topics in Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers, Future Perspectives




Omid Hamid, Ryan J. Sullivan, Genevieve M. Boland, Michael A. Postow, David Polsky, Janis M. Taube, Tara C. Mitchell, Jeffrey S. Weber, Sapna P Patel, Richard D. Carvajal, Aleksandar Sekulic, Amod A. Sarnaik, Kathleen Madden, Michael A. Postow