After the huge success of our 1st International Ewing sarcoma Symposium, hosted by the Bone Cancer Research Trust and Professor Sue Burchill from the University of Leeds (UK), we are delighted to confirm that we will be holding another International meeting on Friday 15th October 2021. Advances in Ewing Sarcoma Research will be an annual meeting, uniting the international Ewing sarcoma research community to make progress for our patients.

Building on the progress made at the 2020 symposium, Advances in Ewing Sarcoma Research 2021 will bring together researchers from all over the world, to showcase current translational research, identify challenges and gaps and be the catalyst for collaborations and future research priorities.

We are delighted to announce that our 2 Keynote Speakers have been confirmed:

Dr Thomas Grünewald, from the Division of Translational Pediatric Sarcoma Research, German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), Heidelberg, will join us to give a Keynote presentation entitled 'Translational genomics and targeted therapy of Ewing sarcoma'.

Dr Martin Distel, from St. Anna Children’s Hospital, Vienna, will deliver our second Keynote Presentation entitled 'Automated compound testing in zebrafish xenografts to identify combination therapies for Ewing sarcoma'.

The day will consist of a combination of keynote, and short presentations, followed by group discussion and networking opportunities.

Keynote speakers will be announced in the coming weeks and a full programme for the day will be available nearer the event date.

We are now accepting abstract submissions, which should be sent to our Research Team by close of business on 6th August 2021. Researchers selected for short presentations will be informed by 15th September. For information on abstract submissions, please contact our Research Team.

Date: Friday 15th October

Location: Virtual via online platform

Intended audience: Scientific community

Cost: Free for all delegates

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