AATS International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit

Preliminary Program
Day 1 | Friday, October 12, 2018

7:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM

Welcome & Introduction

Session I: Diagnosis & Treatment of Early Stage Lung Cancer

7:40 AM

Abstract

7:55 AM

Abstract

8:10 AM

Abstract

8:25 AM

CT Screening for Lung Cancer: What Happened? 

8:35 AM

​Should Histologic Subtype Dictate Extent of Resection in Lung Adenocarcinoma?

8:50 AM

When is a Wedge Resection Indicated for Early Stage NSCLC?

9:05 AM

SBRT vs Surgery in Operable Patients: What is the Data?  

9:15 AM

How I Do It: IVATS Diagnosis and Segmentectomy

9:25 AM

Diagnosis, Staging, and Treatment of Early Stage Lung Cancer: One Stop, One Shop, One Day

9:40 AM

Panel Discussion

10:00 AM

Coffee Break

Session II: Advanced Resection Strategies for Lung Cancer

10:20 AM

Giant's Lecture: Patterson Invited Lecturer

10:40 AM

Abstract

10:55 AM

Abstract

11:05 AM

Lung Cancer Resection Following Induction Therapy

11:15 AM

T4 Carinal Resection: How I Do It

11:25 AM

VATS Pneumonectomy: When and How I Do It

11:35 AM

Panel Discussion

12:00 PM

Lunch Symposia

Surgical Suite Session

12:45 PM

 

Concurrent Session III A: Perioperative Assessment, ERAS, & Pain Management

2:00 PM

Abstract

2:10 PM

Predicting Lung Cancer Resection Morbidity & Mortality: The EuroLung Models

2:20 PM

Implementing a Lung Cancer Resection ERAS Program

2:30 PM

Perioperative Pain Management Strategies in Minimally-Invasive Thoracic Surgery

2:40 PM

Patient Reported Outcomes: What Are They and How to Use Them? 

2:50 PM

Does Smoking Cessation Impact Outcomes in Lung Cancer Resection Patients?

3:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session III B: Surgical Advances and Outcomes in Esophagectomy

2:00 PM

Abstract

2:15 PM

Abstract

2:30 PM

How I Do It: MIE

2:40 PM

How I Do It: RAMIE

2:50 PM

Defining a Quality Esophageal Cancer Operation: How I Do It

3:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session III C: APP Session: Outpatient Evaluations

2:00 PM

Lung Cancer Screening

2:15 PM

Management of Pulmonary Nodules

2:30 PM

Preoperative Staging of Thoracic Malignancy

2:45 PM

Cardiopulmonary Evaluation of the Thoracic Surgical Patient

3:00 PM

The Elderly Patient

3:15 PM

Coffee Break

Concurrent Session IV A: Pulmonary Segmentectomy - Indications, Approaches, and Technique

3:30 PM

Abstract

3:45 PM

Abstract

4:00 PM

Operative Planning Using 3D Reconstuction: Indications and How I Do It

4:10 PM

Video - How I Do It – Robotic Superior Segmentectomy

4:20 PM

Video - How I Do It – VATS Individual Basilar Segmentectomies

4:30 PM

Video - How I Do It - Robotic LUL Trisegmentectomy

4:40 PM

Video - How I Do It - VATS Upper Lobe Posterior Segmentectomy

4:50 PM

Video - How I Do It - Intraoperative Identification of Intersegmental Planes

5:00 PM

Panel Discussion
 5:20 PM

 MSKCC Tumor Board and/or case discussion

Concurrent Session IV B: Multi-Modality Therapy for Esophageal Cancer

3:30 PM

Abstract 

3:45 PM

Abstract 

4:00 PM

Debate: What's First for uT2N0 Esophageal Cancer - Surgery or Induction Therapy?

4:20 PM

Minimizing the Likelihod of an Esophageal Anatomotic Leak: How I Do It

4:30 PM

The Emerging Role of EMR and ESD in Early Stage Esophageal Cancer

4:45 PM

Debate: Is There a Role for Adjuvant Therapy Following Trimodality Therapy?

5:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session IV C: APP Session: Outpatient Evaluations

3:30 PM

Management of Pericardial Effusion

3:45 PM

Management of Pleural Effusion

4:00 PM

Hemoptysis

4:15 PM

Discussion

Session V: Memorial Sloan Kettering Tumor Board

5:20 PM

 

6:00 PM

Day 1 Adjourn

 

Day 2 | Saturday,  October 13,  2018

7:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

Session VI: Immunotherapy Workshop for Thoracic Surgeons

7:30 AM

 

Session VII: Intersection of Tumor Biology and Surgery for NSCLC

8:30 AM

Abstract 

8:45 AM

 Abstract 

9:00 AM

Predicting Metastases in Resected Node-Negative Lung Adenocarcinoma

9:10 AM

Tumor Genomics in NSCLC: Implications for Surgically Resectable Disease 

9:25 AM

Emerging Applications of ctDNA in the Diagnosis and Treatment of NSCLC

9:40 AM

Emerging Induction and Adjuvant  Therapies in Surgically Resectable Lung Cancer

9:55 AM

Panel Discussion

10:10 AM

Coffee Break

Surgical Suite Session II

10:30 AM

 

12:00 AM


Lunch Symposia

Concurrent Session VIII A: Thymic & Pleural Malignancies 

1:00 PM


Abstract 

1:15 PM

Abstract 

1:30 PM


Robotic Thymectomy: Expanding Indications and Technique

1:40 PM

Management Strategies for Recurrent Thymoma

1:50 PM

Extended Pleurectomy and Decortication for Mesothelioma: How I Do It

2:00 PM

Heated Intraoperative Pleural Chemotherapy - What is the Evidence and How to Start?

2:10 PM

Surgical Management of Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumors

2:55 PM

Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session VIII B: What is the Evidence? - Clinical Trials in Thoracic Oncology

1:00 PM

Abstract: Clinical Trial

1:15 PM

Window of Opportunity Trials

1:30 PM

Immunotherapy in Locally-Advanced NSCLC: Pacific and Beyond

1:45 PM

Update on Clinical Trials in Europe and North America

2:00 PM

How to Start a Clinical Trial at your Institution

2:15 PM

Thoracic Surgery Oncology Group (TSOG)

2:25 PM

Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session VIII C: APP Session: Post-Operative Management I

1:00 PM

ERAS for Thoracic Surgery

1:15 PM

Assessment of Postoperative Air Leak

1:30 PM

Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation

1:45 PM

Identification of Anastomotic Leak after Esophagectomy

2:00 PM

Pain Management Post Thoracic Surgery

2:15 PM

Panel Discussion

2:45 PM

Coffee Break

Concurrent Session IV A: Uniportal Approaches for Resection of NSCLC

3:00 PM

Uniportal VATS Surgery: Why is This is an Important Advance?

3:15 PM

Abstract 

3:30 PM

Abstract 

3:45 PM

How I Do It - Left Upper Lobectomy

3:55 PM

How I Do It - Subxiphoid Anatomic Resections

4:05 PM

How I Do It - Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection

4:15 PM

How I Do It - Complex Resections

4:25 PM

A Contrarian's View of Uniportal VATS

4:35 PM

Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session IV B: New Technologies in Thoracic Surgical Oncology

3:00 PM

Abalative Therapies for NSCLC

3:15 PM

Robotic Suturing for Bronchial Sleeve Resection: How I Do It

3:25 PM

VATS Suffusion for Pulmonary Metastatic Disease

3:35 PM

What’s New?: Robotic Platforms and Non-Robotic Instrumentation

3:50 PM

EBUS: New Advances and Tips to Maximize Diagnostic Yield

4:00 PM

Robotic Bronchoscopy: Advances in Navigational Bronchoscopy

4:15 PM Advances in Intraoperative Imaging

4:35 PM  Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session IV C: APP Session: Post-Operative Management II

3:00 PM
Management of Complex Postop Pleural Space

3:15 PM
Thoracic Survivorship Program 

3:30 PM  The Use of Ultrasonography in Thoracic Patients 

3:45 PM  Panel Discussion 

4:35 PM   Summit Adjourns 

 
*Program and speakers subject to change.