AGENDA

Sunday, April 3, 2022

EASTERN STANDARD TIME

Agenda is subject to change.

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Registration Open

Palm Court Foyer

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Board Luncheon and Meeting

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Membership Meeting

Plaza Ballroom

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Roundtables with a View

Pool Terrace

Monday, April 4, 2022

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Palm Court Foyer

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Majestic 1 & 2

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast Briefing: Apollo presents “A Unique Approach to Care Coordination within the Adolescent and Young Adult Population

Palm Court Ballroom

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast Briefing: Varian presents “Expanding Access to Proton Therapy”

Palm Court Ballroom

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Opening Remarks: Dr. Patrick Hwu of Moffitt Cancer Center

9:20 AM – 9:40 AM

Cancer Moonshot Initiative: Ending Cancer as We Know it

Special Keynote Speaker, Danielle Carnival, PhD • White House Cancer Moonshot Coordinator

Palm Court Ballroom

9:40 AM – 10:00 AM

Cancer Moonshot Initiative: Prioritizing Research and the Patient Experience

Sage Bolte, Inova Health Foundation • Isabelle Choi, New York Proton Center/MSKCC • Heather Badt, Cancer Support Center

Palm Court Ballroom

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

The Future of Health Care Payment and Delivery

Jim Parker, JTP Advisors • Abram Gordon, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital • William Hartsell, Northwester Medicine Proton Center

Palm Court Ballroom

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Refreshment Break

Majestic 1 & 2

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Emerging Clinical Application of FLASH

James Metz, University of Pennsylvania, Radiation Oncology • Charles Simone, New York Proton Center • Jeffrey Bradley, Emory University • John Breneman, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center/UC Health Proton Therapy Center

Palm Court Ballroom

12:00 PM – 1:35 PM

Industry Symposium Lunch: IBA presents “DynamicARC de Triomphe; PT Planning for ARC Therapy”

Palm Court Ballroom

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

PTCOG-NA Special Session: Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer

*Sessions approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

1:30 – 2:00 PM  Breast Cancer 101 (Spectrum of care from whole breast to APBI to RNI.)

Isabelle Choi, MD, NYPTC

2:00 – 2:20 PM  Protons in the Multidisciplinary Care for Breast Cancer
Isabelle Choi, MD, NYPTC

2:20 – 2:40 PM  Cardiotoxicity, The Value of Protons, and RADCOMP
Shannon MacDonald, MD, MGH

2:40 – 3:00 PM  Other Non-cardiac Toxicity With Proton Therapy (lungs, ribs, brachial plexus)
Rob Mutter, MD, Mayo MN

3:00 – 3:20 PM  Protons for Challenging Clinical Scenarios: Bilateral Breast Cancer and Reduced Arm Mobility
Christine Fang, MD, SCCA

3:20 – 3:40 PM  Break 

3:40 – 4:00 PM  Angiosarcoma and Reirradiation
Julie Bradley, MD, UF

4:00 – 4:20 PM  Proton Therapy and Value-based Care
Raymond Mailhot, MD, Florida Proton

4:20 – 4:40 PM  IGRT and the Challenges Associated with Treating Breast Cancer with Protons
Xiaoying Liang, MD, Mayo Fl

4:40 – 5:00 PM  Q&A, Discussion

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Panels – Choose one to attend

Empowering Patients through Education

Jamie LePage, Maryland Proton Treatment Center • Maya Sabbagh, Amy Breakstone, Emory Proton Therapy Center • Bradlee Robbert, UF Health Proton Therapy Institute • Deanna Martin, MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center

Plaza Ballroom C & D

Improving Proton Patient Treatment and Flow

Josh Lahav, University of Pennsylvania • Sarah Lowitz, Penn Medicine

Plaza Ballroom A & B

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Refreshment Break

Majestic 1 & 2

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Breakout Panels – Choose one to attend

Best Practices in DTC Marketing and Patient Engagement

Mary Callahan, Christina Marchesani, Penn Medicine • David Raubach, Heather Jacobson, Oklahoma Proton Center

Plaza Ballroom A & B

Outlook on Advocacy for Particle Therapy

Jennifer Maggiore, National Association for Proton Therapy • Zach Williams, Frank Steinberg, Forbes Tate Partners • Jason Caron, McDermott Will & Emory • Anne Hubbard, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Plaza Ballroom C & D

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

PAC Dinner

Invite only

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Palm Court Foyer

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Majestic 1 & 2

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Lifetime Achievement Award Breakfast Celebration: Dr. Jay S. Loeffler, Inspire Oncology

Jennifer Maggiore, National Association for Proton Therapy • Ashish Chawla, Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Vinoy Grand Ballroom

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Navigating the Patient Journey

Sage Bolte, Inova Health Foundation • Denise Durgin, Back Bay Leadership • Ron Rivera, Washington Commanders • Grace Eline, With Grace Initiative • Heather Badt, Cancer Support Community

Vinoy Grand Ballroom

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break

Majestic 1 & 2

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Research Spotlight: Randomized Clinical Trials for Proton Therapy

Minish Mehta, Miami Cancer Institute • Steven Frank, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center • Nancy Mendenhall, UF Health Proton Health Institute • Steven Lin, MD Anderson Cancer Center • Brian Baumann, Washington University • Julie Bradley, University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute

Palm Court Ballroom

11:30 AM – 1:05 PM

Industry Symposium Lunch: Mevion presents “Developing Clinical and Financial Success with Mevion Proton Therapy Technologies”

Lionel Bouchet, Rocky Owen, Skip Rosenthal, Mevion Medical Systems • Scot Ackerman, Ackerman Cancer Center • Brian Donahoe, Union Equipment Finance, LLC • Matthew Poppe, Huntsman Cancer Institute & University of Utah • Keith Potter, KCUC Urology and Oncology

Palm Court Ballroom

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Solutions for Preventing Insurance Denials and Delays for Proton Therapy

Charles Simone, New York Proton Center • Christopher Gonzalez, Apollo Healthcare • Craig Stevens, Beaumont Hospital • Matthew Palmer, Legion Healthcare Partners

Palm Court Ballroom

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Breakout Panels – Choose one to attend

Promise of Proton Beam Therapy in the Reirradiation Setting

 *Session approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  See below for details.

Arpit Chhabra, Charles Simone, Isabelle Choi • New York Proton Center •  Sina Mossahebi, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Shahed Badiyan, Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis

Plaza Ballroom C & D

Reducing Barriers to Ensure Equitable Access to Proton Therapy

Jennifer Maggiore, National Association for Proton Therapy • Elizabeth Nichols, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine • Heather Badt, Cancer Support Cancer • Curtiland Deville, John Hopkins Proton Therapy Center

Plaza Ballroom A & B

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

Refreshment Break with Leo Cancer Center

Majestic 3

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Breakout Panels – Choose one to attend

Best Practices for Pediatric Proton Programs

Mary Beth Morgan, Abram Gordon, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital • Kelly Clegg, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Plaza Ballroom C & D

Optimizing the Proton Treatment Planning Workflow

Brendan Burgdorf, University of Pennsylvania Health • Linnae Campbell, Northwestern Medicine, Katja Langen, Emory Proton Therapy Center

Plaza Ballroom A & B

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Reception Presented by Varian

Esplanade

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Majestic 1 & 2

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

The 30-year Proton Center

James DeFilippi, Dr. Steven Frank, Nilenda Gupta, PhD, Lei Dong, Phd

Palm Court Ballroom

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Designing for the Patient Experince

Paula Williams, Christopher Pilla, Dr. Ashish Chawla, Matthew Palmer

Palm Court Ballroom

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break

Majestic 1 & 2

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Technology: FLASH & the Future of Particle Therapy

James DeFilippi, Jeremy Quinn – Toshiba, Dr. Townsend Zwart – Mevion, Niek Schreuder – Leo Cancer Care, Jan Timmer – Varian, Frederic Genin – IBA Proton Therapy

Palm Court Ballroom

* This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and The National Association for Proton Therapy. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sunday, April 3, 2022

EASTERN STANDARD TIME

Agenda is preliminary only and subject to change.

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Registration Open

Palm Court Foyer

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Board Luncheon and Meeting

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Membership Meeting

Plaza Ballroom

Monday, April 4, 2022

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Palm Court Foyer

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Palm Court Foyer

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast Briefing

Royal/Center Court

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast Briefing

Royal/Center Court

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM

Opening Remarks

Jennifer Maggiore, Executive Director of the National Association for Proton Therapy
Royal/Center Court

9:05 AM – 10:30 AM

Innovation Panel: Health Policy

Royal/Center Court

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Refreshment Break – Palm Court Foyer

9:05 AM – 10:30 AM

Innovation Panel: Emerging Clinical Applications of FLASH

Royal/Center Court

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

IBA Industry Symposium Lunch

Royal/Center Court

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Workshops – Choose one to attend

Rapid Fire: Improving Proton Patient Treatment and Flow Efficiencies without Sacrificing Volumes

Josh Lahav & Sarah Lowitz • University of Pennsylvania Health System

Empowering Patients through Education: A Panel Discussion Exploring the Value, Development, and Continuous Improvement of New Patient Orientation Programs

Amy Breakstone, Jessica Knepp, Maya Sabbagh & Katherine Easton

Best Practices in DTC Marketing and Patient Engagement

Amy Breakstone, Jessica Knepp, Maya Sabbagh & Katherine Easton • Emory Proton Therapy Center
Shelley Saunders & Mary Callahan University of Pennsylvania Health System 

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Refreshment Break – Palm Court Foyer

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Workshops – Choose one to attend

Rapid Fire: Improving Proton Patient Treatment and Flow Efficiencies without Sacrificing Volumes

Josh Lahav & Sarah Lowitz • University of Pennsylvania Health System

Empowering Patients through Education: A Panel Discussion Exploring the Value, Development, and Continuous Improvement of New Patient Orientation Programs

Amy Breakstone, Jessica Knepp, Maya Sabbagh & Katherine Easton

Best Practices in DTC Marketing and Patient Engagement

Amy Breakstone, Jessica Knepp, Maya Sabbagh & Katherine Easton • Emory Proton Therapy Center
Shelley Saunders & Mary Callahan University of Pennsylvania Health System 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

PTCOG-NA Special Session: Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer

1:30 – 2:00 PM  Breast Cancer 101 (Spectrum of care from whole breast to APBI to RNI.)
Vonetta Williams, MSKCC

2:00 – 2:20 PM  Protons in the Multidisciplinary Care for Breast Cancer
Isabelle Choi, NYPTC

2:20 – 2:40 PM  Cardiotoxicity, The Value of Protons, and RADCOMP
Shannon MacDonald, MGH

2:40 – 3:00 PM  Other Non-cardiac Toxicity With Proton Therapy (lungs, ribs, brachial plexus)
Rob Mutter, Mayo MN

3:20 – 3:40 PM  Break 

3:40 – 4:00 PM  Angiosarcoma and Reirradiation
Julie Bradley, UF

4:00 – 4:20 PM  Proton Therapy and Value-based Care
Karen Hoffman, MDA

4:20 – 4:40 PM  IGRT and the Challenges Associated with Treating Breast Cancer with Protons
Xiaoying Liang, Mayo Fl

4:40 – 5:00 PM  Q&A, Discussion

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Palm Court Foyer

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Palm Court Foyer

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Lifetime Achievement Award Breakfast Celebration: Dr. Jay S. Loeffler

Vinoy Grand Ballroom

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Navigating the Patient Journey

Vinoy Grand Ballroom

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break – Palm Court Foyer

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Innovation Panel: Clinical Trials

Royal/Center Court

11:20 AM – 1:00 PM

Mevion Industry Symposium Lunch

Royal/Center Court

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Insurance Authorization and Delays

Royal/Center Court

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Breakout Panels – Choose one to attend

Mitigation of transportation needs allows for better access to proton therapy

Elizabeth Nichols, MD, Matthew Witek MD, Melissa Ana Liriano Vyfhuis, MD • Maryland Proton Treatment Center

Plaza Ballroom A

Promise of Proton Beam Therapy in the Reirradiation Setting

Arpit Chhabra, MD, Charles Simone, MD, Isabelle Choi, MD, Sina Mossahebi, MD, New York Proton Center

Plaza Ballroom B

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

Refreshment Break – Palm Court Foyer

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Breakout Panels – Choose one to attend

Optimizing the Proton Treatment Planning Workflow

Linnae Campbell • Northwestern Medicine, Katja Langen, PhD • Emory Proton Therapy Center, Brendan Burgdorf, Medical Physicist • University of Pennsylvania Health

Plaza Ballroom C

Best Practices for Pediatric Proton Programs

Kelly Clegg, RN, BSN, CPHON • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Mary Beth Morgan, BSN, RN, CPN • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Plaza Ballroom D

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Closing Celebration

Esplanade

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration Open

Palm Court Foyer

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Palm Court Foyer

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast & Committee Breakout Breakfast

Royal/Center Court

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

The 30-year Proton Center: Planning and Executing Upgrades and Technology Changes

Nilendu Gupta, MD, Ohio State University, Lei Dong, MD, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Steven Frank, MD • MD Anderson Cancer Center

Royal/Center Court

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Designing for the Patient Experience

Paula Williams, Franck Le Bousse, Stephanie Orlich • Stantec Architecture, Ashish Chawla, MD • Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Matt Palmer • Legion Healthcare Partners

Royal/Center Court

10:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Refreshment Break – Palm Court Foyer

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Technology: FLASH & the Future of Particle Therapy

Royal/Center Court