FUSF Symposium 2020 Program Grid 10.15.20The 7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound will address a wide range of topics as the field of focused ultrasound continues to grow. 

The program will explore the latest in using focused ultrasound to treat a range of conditions across oncology, neurology, women's health, cardiovascular disease, pediatrics, and more. We will also address challenges to widespread adoption – such as technology gaps and commercialization efforts.

See the 2020 Symposium Preliminary Program Grid >

Preliminary Program

Oral Presentations and Posters will be available on-demand all day

All times are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5)

Monday, 9 November 2020

8:00 AM — Welcome Message from FUSF Chairman
8:12 AM — Honorary President's Address
8:32 AM — Keynote Speaker: Ralph Northam
8:51 AM — Break
8:56 AM — Movement Disorders Oral Presentation Q&A
9:16 AM — Parkinson's Disease Panel Discussion
10:05 AM — Break
10:20 AM — Special Lecture on Neurodegenerative Diseases
10:42 AM — Neurodegenerative Diseases Oral Presentation Q&A
11:02 AM — Neurodegenerative Diseases Panel Discussion
11:46 AM — Break
11:51 AM — Epilepsy Oral Presentation Q&A
12:11 PM — Epilepsy Panel Discussion
1:05 PM — Break
1:20 PM — Special Lecture on Psychiatric Disorders
1:42 PM — Psychiatric Disorders Oral Presentation Q&A
2:02 PM — Psychiatric Disorders Panel Discussion
2:46 PM — Break
2:51 PM — Neuromodulation Oral Presentation Q&A
3:11 PM — Neuromodulation Panel Discussion with NIMH

  

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

8:00 AM — Brain Tumors Oral Presentation Q&A
8:22 AM — Brain Tumors Panel Discussion
9:09 AM — Break
9:24 AM — Keynote Speaker: James Allison
9:56 AM — Cancer Immunotherapy — Brain — Oral Presentation Q&A
10:16 AM — Break
10:21 AM — Cancer Immunotherapy — Breast — Oral Presentation Q&A
10:41 AM — Break
10:46 AM — Cancer Immunotherapy — Other — Oral Presentation Q&A
11:06 AM — Cancer Immunotherapy Panel Discussion
11:53 AM — Fireside Chat on Cancer Therapy: Beyond Ionizing Radiation
12:23 PM — Break
12:38 PM — Special Lecture on Liquid Biopsy
1:00 PM — Break
1:05 PM — Special ISTU Session
       Updates & Introduction
       Lizzi Award Winner Presentations
       Remembering Charles Cain: A Pioneer and Leader in Focused Ultrasound
2:39 PM — Break
2:44 PM — Roundtable Discussions

  

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

8:00 AM — Keynote Speaker: Michael Milken
8:34 AM — Breast Cancer Panel Discussion
9:18 AM — Break
9:33 AM — Special Lecture on Prostate Cancer
9:55 AM — Prostate Oral Presentation Q&A
10:15 AM — Prostate Panel Discussion
11:09 AM — Break
11:14 AM — Awards Ceremony
       Visionary Award
       Ferenc Jolesz Memorial Award
       Lockhart Memorial Award
11:55 AM — Break — Break
12:10 PM — Pancreatic Cancer Oral Presentation Q&A
12:30 PM — Pancreatic Cancer Panel Discussion
1:14 PM — Break
1:19 PM — Liver Oral Presentation Q&A
1:41 PM — Break
1:46 PM — Miscellaneous Tumors Oral Presentation Q&A
2:08 PM — Break
2:13 PM — Roundtable Discussions

  

Thursday, 12 November 2020

8:00 AM — Keynote Speaker: Clifton Leaf
8:24 AM — Blood-Brain Barrier Opening — Technical — Oral Presentation Q&A
8:46 AM — Break
8:51 AM — Blood-Brain Barrier Opening — Other — Oral Presentation Q&A
9:13 AM — Break
9:18 AM — Drug Delivery Oral Presentation Q&A
9:38 AM — Drug Delivery Panel Discussion
10:27 AM — Break
10:42 AM — Fireside Chat on Gene Therapy
11:14 AM — Break
11:19 AM — Miscellaneous Indications Oral Presentation Q&A
11:41 AM — Break
11:46 AM — Musculoskeletal Applications Oral Presentation Q&A
12:06 PM — Musculoskeletal Applications Panel Discussion
12:50 PM — Break
1:05 PM — Chronic Pain Oral Presentation Q&A
1:27 PM — Break
1:32 PM — Women's Health Panel Discussion
2:16 PM — Break
2:21 PM — Roundtable Discussions

  

Friday, 13 November 2020 — Track A

8:00 AM — Keynote Speaker: Omar Ishrak
8:34 AM — Investor Ecosystem 101
8:54 AM — Navigating the Investor Ecosystem
9:36 AM — Break
9:41 AM — Business Models 101
10:11 AM — Business Model Trends in the Med Tech Industry
10:41 AM — Dancing with a Giant: Tips for Productive Relationships between Startups and Corporates
11:11 AM — Exits: Considering IPOs vs Acquisitions vs Mergers
11:43 AM — Break
12:13 PM — How to Engage with the FDA — Panel Discussion
1:13 PM — Break
1:18 PM — The Power of Advocacy Organizations
1:43 PM — Regulatory: Dan Shultz, Greenleaf
1:58 PM — Reimbursement: Stephanie Keenan, McGuire Woods
2:13 PM — How Medical Specialty Societies Influence Reimbursement
2:30 PM — Break
2:35 PM — Real World Examples of FUS Site Success — Panel Discussion
3:17 PM — Break
3:22 PM — Training Certification and Credentialing — Panel Discussion
4:07 PM — Closing Remarks

  

Friday, 13 November 2020 — Track B

8:00 AM — Keynote Speaker: Omar Ishrak
8:34 AM — Break
8:49 AM — Brain Technical — Imaging — Oral Presentation Q&A
9:09 AM — Brain Technical — Imaging — Panel Discussion
9:46 AM — Break
10:01 AM — Brain Technical — Miscellaneous — Oral Presentation Q&A
10:21 AM — Brain Technical — Beyond Ablation Research — Panel Discussion
11:03 AM — Break
11:18 AM — Technical Research Oral Presentation Q&A
11:38 AM — Technology Gaps & Breakthroughs Panel Discussion
12:30 PM — Closing Remarks

  

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