*Limited space is still available. Please contact us at events@lfsassociation.org*
 
We are thrilled to announce 4th International LFS Association Symposium hosted by The Hospital for Sick Children and in partnership with the LiFE Consortium being held April 25 through 29, 2018, under the auspices of The Hospital for Sick Children, in Ontario, Canada.

Thanks to the leadership of Dr. David Malkin of Toronto Sick Children's Hospital, we can confirm that 30 of the world’s foremost physicians and scientists in the fields of cancer genetics and LFS research will present at this conference. We anticipate more than 250 physicians, scientists, specialists, and family members affected by LFS from across the globe will participate.
 
 
Meals are complimentary and included as part of all event registrations.
 
 
 

Hotel Information
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4
Phone: 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732) or 416-595-1975
www.chelseatoronto.com
 

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25
6:00pm – 9:00pm - REGISTRATION AND WELCOME RECEPTION

THURSDAY, APRIL 26
8:00am - 9:30am - REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
9:30am - 11:15am - Welcome Address
11:15am - 11:45am - BREAK
11:45am - 1:05pm - MODELING LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME 1
1:05pm - 2:00pm - LUNCH
2:00pm - 3:20pm - MODELING LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME 2
3:20pm - 3:50am - BREAK
3:50pm - 4:50pm - MODELING LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME 2 (continued)
5:30pm - 6:15pm - CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
6:30pm - “FUN IS IN OUR DNA” PUB NIGHT OR A NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK TO SEE THE BOSTON RED SOX VS TORONTO BLUE JAYS (YOU CHOOSE — DETAILS COMING SOON)

FRIDAY, APRIL 27
7:30am - 8:30am - BREAKFAST
8:30am - 10:00am - LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME – THE HUMAN PHENOTYPE & GENOTYPE 1
10:00am - 10:30am - BREAK
10:30am - 12:30pm - LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME – THE HUMAN PHENOTYPE & GENOTYPE 2
12:30pm - 2:00pm - LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
2:15pm - 3:30pm - CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
3:30pm - 4:00pm - BREAK
4:00pm - 5:20pm - THE LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME GENOTYPE – THE HUMAN PHENOTYPE & GENOTYPE 3
7:30pm - SYMPOSIUM RECEPTION AT THE HOCKEY HALL OF FAME

SATURDAY, APRIL 28
7:30am - 8:30am - BREAKFAST
8:00am - 9:50am - SURVEILLANCE IN LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME
9:50am - 10:50am - METABOLISM & IMMUNITY IN LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME
10:50am - 11:10am - BREAK
11:10am - 12:10pm - PSYCHOSOCIAL & COUNSELING ASPECTS OF LFS
12:10pm - 1:15pm - LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
1:15pm - 2:30pm - CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
2:30pm - 3:00pm - BREAK
3:00pm - 4:20pm - THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES IN LFS
4:20pm - 5:15pm - CLOSING PLENARY
7:00pm - SYMPOSIUM DINNER - JAZZ BISTRO (DETAILS COMING SOON)

SUNDAY, APRIL 29
8:00am - 9:00am - BREAKFAST
9:00am - 11:00am - OPEN Q&A NETWORKING SESSION FOR LFSA FAMILIES WITH FACULTY MODERATORS
 
Call for Abstracts for the 2018 International Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Association Symposium

We invite you to share your expertise in the form of an abstract presentation. Abstracts will be
peer reviewed by Dr. David Malkin, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, and the 2018 International LFS Association Symposium Scientific Organizing Committee.
 
Abstracts will be selected on the basis of clarity of presentation, importance/originality, understanding and presentation of findings, quality and description of subject matter, quality and completeness of supporting data, clarity and interest of presentation, methodology and contribution to the field.
 
The recommended format for abstract application should include: Title, authors and author affiliations. The abstract should be a one paragraph description (no more than 350 words). Title and section headings do not count toward the 350-word limit.
 
Selected abstracts will be presented at the conference as poster presentations. Dr. Malkin along with the Scientific Organizing Committee will notify you of the day and time that your poster will be displayed at the meeting. Presenters will need to be present to discuss their poster during their scheduled time. Posters will then remain hanging through the duration of the conference. Presenters are required to register for the conference.
 
All abstract submissions are due by March 15, 2018. Submissions will be accepted via email by clicking here. No new abstracts will be accepted after March 15. You will be notified by March 29, 2018 if your abstract was accepted.
 
Please submit your abstract by using the above link.