The joint International ELBCC/Lobsterpot & LBCA

ILC symposium and Summer School 

19 — 22 June    2022   Utrecht, The Netherlands


Click here for the final program

Click here for the video registration posted on YouTube

Summarized program with highlights:

De Zalen van Zeven
Location Boothstraat Kerk 
Boothstraat 7, 3512 BT Utrecht, The Netherlands

June 19 
18.00 – 21.00    (Restaurant Se7en, Mariaplaats 7 3511 LH, Utrecht))
ELBCC & Lobsterpot Core Group Strategy Meeting

June 20
09.00 – 12.30
The Lobsterpot Summer School: Renée van Amerongen, Matthias Christgen, George Sflomos, Adrian Lee, Darran O' Conner, Elinor Sawyer and Otto Metzger. 

12.30 – 13.45 Lobsterpot MC (closed session)
12.30 – 13.45 Patient advocates (closed session)

14.00 – 15.00  
Keynote Address I: Prof. dr. Steffi Oesterreich
(UPC Hillman Cancer Center).

15.00 – 17.00  
Science Session I: Hormone Receptor function and Drug responses in ILC 
Rita Mukhtar, Wilbert Zwart, Otto Metzger and Matteo Serra.

17.00 – 18.00
2022 LBCA Funded Researchers:
Candace Frerich, David Lim and Karen van Baelen.

18.00 – 20.00
Drinks and Apero Poster Session

20.00 – 
Dinner on own

June 21
08.30 – 10.30

Patient Advocates and Researchers: 
Karen van Baelen, Thijs Koorma, Steffi Oesterreich, Leigh Pate, Laurie Hutcheson, Claire Turner, Siobhán Freeney and Rian Terveer-Couperus.

10.30 – 12.30
Poster Session II

14.00 – 15.00
Keynote Address II: Prof. dr. Sabine Linn
(Netherlands Cancer Institute).

15.00 – 17.30
Science Session II:
Cell Adhesion & the ILC Microenvironment: 

Emad Rakha, Val Brunton, Rachel Natrajan, Julia Houthuizen and Elspeth Ward.

17.30 – 17.45
Concluding remarks

18.00 – 21.00
Closing Dinner (registration required)


September 2022 (exact date to be determined)
Online Highlights of the 2022 Symposium 


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Travel & hotel stay have to be organized by the attendee. Utrecht is easily being reached by public transport and the Symposium venue is within the city center, including nearby hotels, and walking distance from the Utrecht Central train station. If you arrive by plane from Schiphol, an Intercity train can bring you to Utrecht Central within 30 minutes. 

Please plan your trip accordingly at the Dutch Railway System

We organized a discount package by the following hotels, when making your reservation please call the hotel and use discount code. Please note that Nikki Giron, our Grant Administrator, has to be mentioned in the booking to receive the discount offer.

Please find a list and addresses of hotels we recommend here

Utrecht is a beautiful city, not as busy as Amsterdam but with the same Dutch charme and character. 

BCRF Financial Travel Fellowships support options are available for US attendees until May 16th!

Click here for information how to apply. 

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