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2018 Executive Sponsors

Mitra Biotech

2018 Associate Sponsors


2018 Educational & Supporting Partners

Solebury Trout

2018 Media Partners

Clinical Leader
Life Science Leader
SciDoc Publishers
Technology Networks


Lead advisors Dr Patrick Hwu, MD Anderson, Dr Axel Hoos, GSK and Dr Ian McCaffery, Janssen, present the 3rd annual Rational Combinations 360° program that addresses business aspects, clinical advancements and scientific data in IO combination strategies to fight a wider range of cancers.

2018 Featured Speakers

Rational Combinations 360° is a comprehensive program providing exposure to the entire spectrum of R&D, addressing key aspects across all facets of combination immunotherapies including:

  • Discovery / Preclinical Science
  • Translational Science
  • Clinical Operations & Development
  • Business Aspects
  • Financial & Commercial Implications
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Biomarkers & Diagnostics
  • Trends in the Field

Understanding and determining how to apply certain IO combinations for the right patients and specific tumor types is arguably the most difficult challenge within cancer immunotherapy.

Rational Combinations 360° provides the most up-to-date research, data and progress on combination developments to help IO stakeholders:

  • Be at the forefront of the most relevant research and developments for IO combinations from key leadership who are at the pulse of cancer immunotherapy
  • Foster collaboration amongst others working in all aspects of cancer immunotherapy by rounding up all stakeholders under one roof
  • Receive the latest pre-clinical, translational and clinical data from academia and industry
  • Better understand what assets are available for potential combinations that may be able to give patients more treatment options
  • Create and prioritize combination strategies targeted toward specific tumor types
  • Get key investor and analyst evaluations and insights on the IO combination landscape
  • Learn about biomarker advancements, neoantigen approaches and more
  • Obtain coverage on a wide range of emerging technologies

If you are interested in participating in the 3rd annual Rational Combinations 360° program, please contact Kate Woda at




Kate Woda
Conference Director

Valerie Bowling New

Valerie Bowling
Executive Director


Meredith Sands
Executive Director, Business Development

Elizabeth Bard B&W-47

Elizabeth Bard
Business Development Manager


Geeta Bachani
Business Development Manager

Kim Chen
Marketing Director


Meg Gould
Conference Planner

Jenny O’Dea
Marketing Associate


  • "I absolutely enjoyed the meeting! It was great getting both academia and industry together to discuss how we move forward."

    - Robert Andtbacka, Huntsman Cancer Institute

  • "Thanks so much for putting on a great conference. It was very informative and I was excited to be a part of it. I am looking forward to the next one!"

    - Amanda Bruno, GSK

  • "It was a great conference. I learned a lot and enjoyed the diversity of speakers"

    - Julia Keith, RA Capital

  • "It was great meeting. I really enjoyed the conference and my interactions with several of the participants."

    - Jeffrey Wallin, Genentech