• Thursday, 12 September 2013
  • Friday, 13 September 2013
  • Saturday, 14 September 2013
  • Sunday, 15 September 2013
General Session
State-of-the-Art Lecture
Symposium
Industry Symposium
Workshop
TIME
08:00
09:30
ILCA Symposium 1 
Emerging Concepts for Understanding Liver Cancer
Chairs: Irene Ng, MD,PhD (Hong Kong) and Curtis Harris, MD, PhD (USA)Lessons Learned from Exome Sequencing in HCC
Jessica Zucman-Rossi, MD, PhD (France)Immune Response in HCC and Opportunities for Treatment
Tim Greten, MD (USA)Exploring Resistance to Targeted Therapies in Cancer
Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD (USA)Understanding the Pathogenesis of Cholangiocarcinoma
Tushar Patel, MD (USA)
09:30
10:30
State-of-the-Art Lecture 1
Global Trends in Epidemiology in Liver Cancer: HCC and ICC

Hashem El-Serag, MD, MPH (USA)
10:30
11:00
Coffee and Networking Break
11:00
11:15
Opening Ceremony
Josep M. Llovet, MD (Spain/USA)
Riccardo Lencioni, MD (Italy)
Morris Sherman, MD, PhD (Canada)
11:15
12:45
General Session 1: Genomics and Signalling Pathways
Chairs: Xin Wei Wang, PhD (USA) and Jessica Zucman-Rossi, MD, PhD (France)
12:45
13:00
Session Break
13:00
14:30
Diamond Partner Lunch Symposium
14:30
14:45
Session Break
14:45
16:15
General Session 2: Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Staging
Chairs: Jorge Marrero, MD (USA) and Peter Schirmacher, MD (Germany)
16:15
16:45
Coffee and Networking Break
16:45
18:15
ILCA Symposium 2
Controversies in Liver Cancer (Pros and Cons Session)

Chairs: Peter R. Galle, MD (Germany) and Morris Sherman, MD, PhD (Canada)Resection vs Ablation in Very Early HCC 
Sasan Roayaie MD (USA) vs. Masatoshi Kudo, MD, PhD (Japan)Does Interferon Prevent Recurrence after Resection?
Pierre-Alain Clavien, MD (Switzerland) vs. Jordi Bruix, MD (Spain)Liver Transplant beyond Milan? 
Francis Yao, MD (USA) vs. Julie Heimbach, MD (USA)
18:15
18:45
Welcome Reception
18:45
19:45
Special Interest Groups Meetings
TIME
07:30
08:30
Biocompatibles, Inc. a BTG International Group Company Symposium
08:30
10:00
General Session 3: General Session 3: Prognostic Markers and Novel Therapies
Chairs: Lewis R. Roberts, MB, ChB, PhD (USA) and Luigi Bolondi, MD (Italy)
10:00
10:45
Coffee, Networking Break and e-Poster Viewing Session
10:45
12:30
Plenary Session
Chairs: Josep M. Llovet, MD (Spain/USA) and Peter R. Galle, MD (Germany)
12:30
12:45
Session Break
12:45
14:00
Luncheon Workshop 1
Primary and Secondary Prevention of HCC
Massimo G. Colombo, MD (Italy), Amit Singal, MD (USA)Luncheon Workshop 2
Differences in Treatment Algorithms in East and West

Kwang-Hyub Han, MD (South Korea),Morris Sherman, MD, PhD (Canada) and Norihiro Kokudo (Japan)Luncheon Workshop 3
Treatments before and after Transplantation
Thomas Decaens MD, PhD (France), Bruno Sangro, MD, PhD (Spain)Luncheon Workshop 4
TACE vs Y-90 in Intermediate HCC

Jean-François Geschwind, MD (USA), Riad Salem, MD (USA)Luncheon Workshop 5
Signaling Pathways and Emerging Therapies in Advanced HCC
Sandrine Faivre, MD, PhD (France), Ann-Lii Cheng, MD, PhD (Taiwan)
14:00
14:15
Session Break
14:15
15:45
General Session 4: Curative and Loco-Regional Therapies
Chairs: Kim Olthoff, MD (USA) and Norihiro Kokudo, MD (Japan)
15:45
16:45
Coffee, Networking Break and e-Poster Viewing Session
16:45
18:15
ILCA Symposium 3
Novel Opportunities of Treatment in HCC

Chairs: Josep M. Llovet, MD (Spain/USA) and Riccardo Lencioni, MD (Italy)Current Phase I and II Studies with Systemic Drugs
Ronnie Poon, MD, PhD (China)Novel Approaches for Interventional Treatment
Riccardo Lencioni, MD (Italy)Revisiting Data from Phase III Trial Failures in HCC
Josep M. Llovet, MD (Spain/USA) Targeted Therapies: What Can we Learn from Other Cancers?
Jean-Luc Raoul, MD, PhD (France)
18:15
19:15
Celsion Symposium
TIME
08:30
09:15
ILCA General Assembly
09:15
09:45
Coffee and Networking Break
09:45
10:45
State-of-the-Art Lecture 2
Molecular and Systems Pathology in Human Cancer
Carlos Cordon-Cardo, MD, PhD (USA)
10:45
12:15
General Session 5: Novel and Systemic Therapies
Chairs: Ann-Lii Cheng, MD, PhD (Taiwan) and Andrew X. Zhu, PhD (USA)
12:15
12:30
Closing Ceremony