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Personalized Cancer Medicine

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Panel
german language

One third of Europeans will fall ill from cancer in their lifetimes. Worldwide, 20,000 people die each day from cancer. Technologies to decode individual genomes enable everybody to know their individual risk factors. But how much do people really want to know? And what can personalised cancer therapies offer?

Director, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology and Hematology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Professor emeritus, Department of Hematology-Oncology, Medical School, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Co-Founder and Advisor, TRON - Translational Oncology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz gGmbH, Mainz
Director, Center of Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer, University Clinic of Cologne
President, Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, Berlin

Dr. med. Angelika EGGERT

Director, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology and Hematology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Medical School, University of Essen Doctoral thesis (Dr. med.), Essen Medical School with Prof. Dr. H. Esche, Dept. of Molecular Biology Resident in Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Essen Postdoctoral Fellow (DKH + Wolfson Career Development Grant), The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia Evans Prize from the "Advances in Neuroblastoma Research" (ANR) International Symposium, Philadelphia Clinical Fellow and Junior Group Leader, Dept. of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Hospital Essen Dr. Odile Schweisguth Prize from the International Society for Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) Kind-Philipp Prize for Pediatric Oncology from the German Society for Pediatric Oncology and Hematology (GPOH) Young Investigator Award, American Assoc. for Cancer Research (AACR) Senior Attending Physician (Oberärztin) and Group Leader, Dept. of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Hospital Essen Habilitation in Pediatrics and Pediatric Oncology Professor of Pediatric Oncology Research (C3) and Deputy Director, Dept of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Hospital Essen Head, Pediatric Cancer Research, University Hospital Essen Director, WTZ Essen (Comprehensive Cancer Center) Full Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Dept. of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Essen Executive MBA in International Hospital and Health Care Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management Full Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Dept. of Pediatric Oncology / Hematology, Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Charité University Medicine, Berlin
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Dr. Christoph HUBER

Professor emeritus, Department of Hematology-Oncology, Medical School, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Co-Founder and Advisor, TRON - Translational Oncology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz gGmbH, Mainz

Chaired the Department of Hematology-Oncology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. Before he was director of the Clinical Immunobiology and Stem Cell Transplantation program of the Leopold-Franzens University in Innsbruck. In Mainz he founded the Collaborative Research Centre Tumor Immunology, the Clinical Research Group Allogeneic Lymphocyte Therapy and the Interdisciplinary Immunology Program ICE.
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 He has received his Medical Degree at the Leopold-Franzens-University in Innsbruck. He was trained in tumor immunology in the 1970ies at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and the Wallenberg Laboratories in Uppsala. In the early 80es he was trained in stem cell transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle. His preclinical and translational research foci are tumor immunology and stem cell transplantation. He has published more than 300 original articles, is editor of standard textbooks and member of the editorial boards of distinguished scientific journals. As reviewer he serves most of the leading national and many other European research foundations.

Dr. med. Rita K. SCHMUTZLER

Director, Center of Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer, University Clinic of Cologne

Medical School University of Bonn Doctorate from the University of Bonn Assistant in Clinical Biochemistry, University of Bonn Fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service, Reproductive Medicine at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in the Medical Sciences (FMGEMS) USA Federal Licensing Examination (FLEX) USA Resident in Ob/Gyn, University Womens Hospital of Bonn Practical training course in molecular biology at the EMBL, Heidelberg Fellowship,German Research Community, Molecular Oncology, Mount Sinai Hospital New York Specialist in Ob/Gyn Habilitation fellowship of the DFG at the University of Bonn Head of the Centre for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer at the Universities Cologne/Bonn supported by German Cancer Aid Assistant professor at the Dept. Ob/Gyn (C2), University Womens Hospital Bonn Postdoctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation), University of Bonn Full professor at the Dept. Ob/Gyn (C3), Div. Molecular Gyneco-Oncology, University of Cologne
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Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Otmar D. WIESTLER

President, Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, Berlin

Medical school, University of Freiburg, Germany Final medical exam, University of Freiburg, Germany Medical license, Landesärztekammer Südbaden Residency training in neuropathology, University of Freiburg MD degree, University of Freiburg Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Pathology, University of California, San Diego Residency training in neuropathology, Institute of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, University of Zürich Senior resident in neuropathology, Institute of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, University of Zürich / Switzerland Professor of Neuropathology, Head of the Department of Neuropathology, University of Bonn Medical Center Head, German Brain Tumor Reference Center, Bonn Member, Executive Committee, University of Bonn Medical Center Coordinator, Collaborative Research Center for Clinical & Molecular Neurobiology, University of Bonn Chairman, BONFOR research committee, University of Bonn Medical Center Elected member Pathology Board, German Research Council (DFG) Member of the Medical Advisory Board, German Cancer Aid Appointment as Head of the Department of Neuropathology, Charité Medical Center, Humboldt University Berlin (declined) President, German Society of Neuropathology and Neuroanatomy Head of the Review Board Theoretical Medicine, German Research Council Vice-Coordinator, Transregional Collaborative Research Center Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsies, Universities of Bonn, Berlin, Freiburg and Magdeburg 2001-2012 Review Panel Member, NCCR Neural Plasticity & Repair, Zürich Election to the German Life Science Academy Leopoldina Chief Scientific Officer, Neuroscience Technology Platform LIFE & BRAIN, University of Bonn Medical Center Chairman of the Board, Competence Network for Stem Cell Research, State of Northrhine Westfalia Chairman and Scientific Member, Management Board Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg Chairman of the Advisory Board, Deutsche Krebshilfe Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Krebshilfe Member Board of Trustees, Meyenburg Foundation, Heidelberg Coordinator, Brain Tumor Network, National Genome Research Network 2 Member Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Trustees, German Institute for Nutrition Research, Potsdam Member Scientific Advisory Board, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Member Board of Trustees, Heinrich F.C. Behr Foundation Member Board of Trustees, Alois Hirdt-Erben und Wieland-Stiftung Coordinator of Biomedical Research, Helmholtz Association Member Board of Trustees, Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung, Frankfurt Member Board of Trustees , Hertie-Institut für Klinische Hirnforschung, Tübingen Member Board of Trustees, Georg-Speyer-Haus, Frankfurt Vice President, Helmholtz Association Member, Advisory Board Molecular Diagnostics, Siemens Medical Solutions Member, Founding Committee, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases Member, Scientific Committee Hansen Family Award Bayer Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Institute Gustave Roussy, Villejuif/Paris Member, International Scientific Advisory Board, INCA Paris Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Bayer Healthcare Berlin Member, Scientific Advisory Board, University of Cologne Coordinator, German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research Member of the European Academy of Tumor Immunology Member of Supervisory Board, BAYER AG Chair of SAB of National Sequencing Center President of the Helmhotz Association in Berlin
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Technology Symposium

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25.08.2016

11:00 - 11:10 Opening Plenary
11:10 - 12:15 RTI Talk Plenary
12:30 - 12:50 From Austria to Silicon Valley – Cyber Security as a Global Factor Plenary
12:50 - 14:10 Cybernetics in Advanced Energy and Production Systems Plenary
14:30 - 15:45 Complexity and the New Enlightenment Plenary
18:00 - 18:15 Best of Art and Science Culture
18:15 - 19:15 Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria and Alpbach Summer School on Entrepreneurship Plenary
19:30 - 21:00 Career Lounge Social
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

26.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30 Digital Medicine Plenary
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
08:30 - 10:30 Cross-sektorale Kooperationen von Clustern Partner
09:00 - 10:30 Personalized Cancer Medicine Plenary
10:30 - 11:00 Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout Sessions Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: Innovation by Making: Paradigm Shifts and New Innovation Cultures Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Heavy Impact of Lightweight Design Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: The Acceptance of Technologies by Pupils with Migration History – a Plea for Transcultural Competence as new Enlightenment Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Security of Supply as a Locational Factor Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Silicon Austria: A Game Changer for Austria as a High-Tech Location? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: The Cycle of Innovation and its Ecology Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: Looking Into the Unknown and Shifting Horizons Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Cyber Security: A Fundamental Right Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Realities and Futures of Robotics Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Radical Innovations: More Courage to Take Risks Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Open Access & Open Innovation – Tools for a New Enlightenment? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: Energiewende – Empowering Consumers Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Creating the Future: How to Reinvent Innovation Processes Breakout
17:00 - 18:30 Innovation Marathon: Ideas Made to Order – 24 Hours Nonstop Plenary

27.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30 Art Meets Science and Technology – Towards a New Enlightenment Plenary
08:45 - 09:45 Open Innovation: New Enlightenment? Participation – Democratisation – New Solutions Plenary
10:15 - 11:30 ETH Zurich, this Year’s Special Guest at the Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social