Scientific Summits meeting
24 & 25 May 2019

Location: Thermae Palace Hotel in Ostend

We have the pleasure to invite you to the next Uro Scientific Summits event on Friday 24 & Saturday 25 May 2019 in the charming town of Ostend, in the congress center of the Thermae Palace Hotel.

Our first multidisciplinary symposium of 2019 welcomes the best experts in their domain. We’re delighted to announce that an extensive number of national & international top speakers have already confirmed their presence for our two-day program. The full & detailed program can be found hereunder.

Also for this event in Ostend, we have applied for Mdeon approval and the MedTech Europe Code of Business Practice compliancy.

Our multidisciplinary symposium will emphasize even more on interactivity with video-based learning sessions and case discussions, allowing participants to experience ground-breaking techniques and treatments and learn directly from national and international key opinion leaders.

Scientific Summits once again welcomes the best experts in their particular domain.

We look forward to welcoming you all in Ostend!

Scientific Summits Meeting
Friday 24 & Saturday 25 May 2019
Thermae Palace Hotel, Ostend

PROGRAM

DAY 1

FRIDAY 24 MAY 2019

12:00 – 12:50 Registration and light lunch
12:50 – 13:00 WelcomeDr. Thomas Adams (BVU) & Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (Scientific Summits)
13:00 – 15:00 SESSION I
Session chairs: Prof. Dr. Valérie Fonteyne (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent)
13:00 – 13:25 EXPERT DEBATE: Prostate Cancer Screening: where do we stand in 2019? – Prof. Dr. Johan Stranne (Göteborg, Sweden)
Discussants: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven), Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
13:25 – 13:50 EXPERT DEBATE: Hypofractionation and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: how low can we go? – Prof. Dr. Alberto Bossi (Institut Gustave Roussy Paris)
Discussants: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven), Prof. Dr. Valérie Fonteyne (UZ Gent)
13:50 – 14:20 All you need to remember from ASCO GU, EAU and ESTRO: Prostate cancer – Prof. Dr. Cesare Cozzarini (San Raffaele University Milan)
14:20 – 15:00 Prostate cancer – challenge the experts case
Case presenters: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven), Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
Panel: Prof. Dr. Johan Stranne (Göteborg, Sweden), Prof. Dr. Alberto Bossi (Institut Gustave Roussy Paris), Prof. Dr. Cesare Cozzarini (San Raffaele University Milan), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent), Prof. Dr. Valérie Fonteyne (UZ Gent)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:15 SESSION II
Session chairs: Prof. Dr. Valérie Fonteyne (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent), Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent)
15:30 – 15:55 EXPERT DEBATE: Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer: Back in the picture! – Prof. Dr. Evanguelos Xylinas (Bichat-Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris)
Discussants: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent)
15:55 – 16:35 Urothelial cancer – Challenge the experts case
Case presenter
: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent)
Panel: Prof. Dr. Evanguelos Xylinas (Bichat-Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent), Prof. Dr. Valérie Fonteyne (UZ Gent)
16:35 – 17:05 All you need to remember from ASCO GU, EAU and ESTRO:
Urothelial cancer – Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent)
17:05 – 17:15 The penis and the testis are still on board: All you need to remember from ASCO GU, EAU and ESTRO – Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
17:15 – 18:30 Scientific Summits networking drink
18:30 – 20:00

Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposium – IPSEN

Moderators: Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven), Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven), Prof. Dr. Alberto Bossi (Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris), Prof. Dr. Johan Stranne (Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg)

18h30 – 18h45
Disease recurrence following radical prostatectomy: a changing landscape
— Prof. Dr. Steven Joniau (UZ Leuven)

18h45 – 19h00
Role of modern imaging and surgery in the setting of disease recurrence post-radical prostatectomy
— Dr. Gaëtan Devos (UZ Leuven)

19h00 – 19h10
When PI-RADS and ISUP meet each other: identification of candidates for pelvic lymph node dissection
— Dr. Cédric Draulans (UZ Leuven)

19h10 – 19h20
The influence of adjuvant/salvage RT and ADT on functional and QoL outcomes following RALP: data from the Be-RALP project
— Dr. Wout Devlies (KU Leuven)

19h20 – 19h40
Optimizing salvage RT: current role of ADT and WPRT
— Prof. Dr. Cezare Cozzarini (San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy)

19h40 – 19h50
PART trial: rationale and update
– Dr. Charlien Berghen (UZ Leuven)

19h50 – 20h00
LOBSTER trial: rationale and opportunities for trial participation
— Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)

20:00 Congress Dinner

DAY 2

SATURDAY 25 MAY 2019

09:15 – 11:00 SESSION III
Session chairs: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent)
09:15 – 09:45 EXPERT DEBATE: Neo-adjuvant and adjuvant treatment strategies in locally advanced/advanced Renal Cancer – Dr. Axel Bex (Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Amsterdam)
Discussants: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent)
09:45 – 10:15 All you need to remember from ASCO GU and EAU: Renal Cancer – Dr. Marc Claessens (AZ Klina Brasschaat)
10:15 – 11:00 Renal cancer – challenge the experts case
Case presenter: Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent)
Panel: Dr. Axel Bex (Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Amsterdam), Prof. Dr. Christof Vulsteke (Maria Middelares Gent), Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker (UZ Gent), Prof. Dr. Gert De Meerleer (UZ Leuven)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 BBVU SESSION
Session chairs: Dr. Thomas Adams (GZA), Dr. Filip Ameye (Maria Middelares Gent), Dr. Marc Claessens (AZ Klina Brasschaat)
11:30 – 12:00 Should every urologist/radiation oncologist/medical oncologist have basic knowledge of hospital management? – Dr. Sam Ward (Kliniek Sint Jan Brussel)
12:00 – 12:30 The hospital of the future – Prof. Dr. Dirk De Ridder (UZ Leuven)
12:30 – 13:00 Mobility of medical professionals in future hospital networks: a need for a change in management? – Dr. Filip Ameye (Maria Middelares Gent)
13:00 Closing lunch

ETHICAL MEDTECH COMPLIANT
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19/V2/10395/006817

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