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IASLC WCLC 2020 | SINGAPORE: Virtual Presidential Symposium
August 08, 2020 | Worldwide Virtual Meeting


REGISTRATION OPEN: IASLC WCLC 2020 Singapore | Virtual Presidential Symposium | August 8, 2020

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will present potentially practice changing studies and recent advances in thoracic oncology at the IASLC WCLC 2020 Virtual Presidential Symposium on August 8, 2020.

This Symposium is a prelude to the new innovative research that will be presented at the WCLC 2020 scheduled for January 26-29,2021 in Singapore, and will provide an opportunity for you to interact with your peers and engage in real-time Q&A.

Virtual Symposium Broadcast (120 mins duration starting at 5:00 a.m. MDT; 7:00 p.m. Singapore; 1:00 p.m. Vienna)


Jeanette Stensgaard
Conference Planning Manager


Preliminary Program (subject to change)

  • Welcome Message
  • Educational Talk 1: Peri-operative Adjuvant IO or TKIs Therapy for Resected NSCLC: Masahiro Tsuboi, Japan
  • Educational Talk 2: COVID-19 in Thoracic Malignancies: Marina Garassino, Italy
  • Educational Talk 3: A Lung Cancer Patient's Manifesto for Modernizing Clinical Trials: Janet Freeman-Daily, USA
  • Abstract 1: ORIENT-11: Sintilimab + Pemetrexed + Platinum as First-Line Therapy for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Squamous NSCLC: Zhang Li, China
  • Discussant 1: Misako Nagasaka, USA
  • Abstract 2: Phase 3 Randomized Study of Ensartinib vs Crizotinib in Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK)–Positive NSCLC Patients: eXalt3: Leora Horn, USA
  • Discussant 2: Christine Lovly, USA
  • Abstract 3: First-Line Nivolumab + Ipilimumab vs Chemotherapy in Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: CheckMate 743: Paul Baas, Netherlands
  • Discussant 3: Dean Fennell, UK
  • Live Q&A with all Presenters and Discussants
  • Closing Message

Key Dates 

July 20, 2020      Abstract Title Release
August 8, 2020   Abstract Embargo Release

Abstract Embargo Policy

Abstracts selected for inclusion in the IASLC Virtual Presidential Symposium will be kept under embargo until the beginning of Symposium at 07:00 EST on August 8, 2020. Abstracts presented in the Presidential Symposium will be published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology in September 2020.