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Children's Brain Tumor Network Scientific Summit

The CBTN Scientific Summit will feature research progress updates, reinforce connections among collaborators, and inspire new partnerships. The Scientific Summit is open to researchers, clinicians, NIH partners, students/young investigators, patients and families, foundation partners and others interested in accelerating discovery in pediatric brain tumor research. Consider inviting others in your network to join!

MEETING OVERVIEW

What is the Scientific Summit? 

The inaugural CBTN Scientific Summit will include presentations by researchers on their scientific findings across basic, translational, and data sciences, as well as technologies illustrating advancements in pediatric brain tumor research. Focus panel discussions will be held to stimulate progress in key areas of unmet need in pediatric brain tumor research and clinical translation.

Who is encouraged to attend? 

  • Researchers
  • Clinicians
  • Students & Young Investigators
  • Foundation Partners
  • Others interested in accelerating discovery in pediatric brain tumor research

Where and when is the Summit?

October 17, 2022 in Washington D.C. on the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus (7144 13th Pl NW, Washington, DC)

What if I can't make it in person?

Virtual engagement opportunities for the CBTN Scientific Summit will be provided - stay tuned for additional information in the coming weeks


SUMMIT MEETING & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17th - Boeing Auditorium Conference Theater

9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Breakfast and registration available at 8:00am / Summit begins at 9:00am

Session topics:

  • Project Accelerate: Expansion of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas
  • Precision Medicine: Challenges, Opportunities, and Advancements
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Multi-modal Data and Analytics
    • DNA, RNA, Single-Cell, DNA Methylation, Proteomics, Imaging, Clinical Data

POSTER SESSION & COCKTAIL HOUR

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Nearly 300 projects have leveraged CBTN resources to accelerate discovery. Summit participants are invited to learn more about the projects driving advances in pediatric brain tumor research through a poster session showcasing research findings and projects currently underway.


PLANNING YOUR TRIP

HOTEL & LODGING RECOMMENDATIONS

(7-8 minutes by car)

(15-17 minutes by car)

PARKING INFORMATION

On-site parking is available at the Rumbaugh Parking Garage, a controlled access, 500+ space, covered facility. The charge for parking is $4 per hour with a maximum charge of $16 per day.

AIRPORT INFORMATION

Washington National (DCA) is 30-35 minutes via car

Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) is 35-40 minutes via car

Dulles International (IAD) is 1 hour + via car

Note: DC-area traffic patterns may vary greatly depending on the time and volume; please plan accordingly