NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE Creating a Better Future for Cancer Patients Worldwide NPC 2015 MARCH 30 - APRIL 2, 2015 THE RITZ-CARLTON, PENTAGON CITY ARLINGTON, VA PROGRAM Sponsored by the National Association for Proton Therapy www.NPC2015.com HYPERSCAN ™ Pencil Beam Scanning Delivered at Hyper Speed. RADICAL DESIGN. TRANSFORMATIVE DELIVERY. mevion.com LTS140913A HYPERSCAN has not been cleared by the USFDA for clinical use. ARRIVAL DAY Monday, 30 March 2:00 - 5:00 pm 3:30 - 5:30 pm MARCH 30–APRIL 2 Meeting Registration and Hotel Check-in Terrace Foyer NAPT/Proton Therapy Consortium General Membership Meeting This membership meeting is limited to proton therapy centers that are members of NAPT and the Proton Therapy Consortium and for invited technology partners. Plaza Ballroom NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WORLDWIDE www.NPC2015.com 1 DAY 1 - Morning Tuesday, 31 March 7:00 - 8:00 am Buffet Breakfast Exhibit Hall 8:00 - 8:15 am Conference Welcome Tyler Wilson, Executive Director, NAPT Stuart Klein, Chairman, NAPT 8:15 – 9:00 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS The Promise of Proton Therapy & the Importance of Ongoing Evidence Development Dr. Wyatt Decker, Vice President, Mayo Clinic and CEO, Mayo Clinic Arizona 9:00 –10:00 am Panel Discussion The Advisory Board’s Latest Perspective on Proton Therapy Matt Morrill, Catherine Castillo, and Christopher Pericak The Advisory Board Company 10:00–10:15 am Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall SESSION I: THE STATE OF PROTON RESEARCH – A CLINICAL OVERVIEW CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Anita Mahajan 10:15 – 10:20 am Session Introduction & Overview Dr. Anita Mahajan, Co-Section Head of Pediatric/CNS Radiation Oncology Section and International Director of Proton Therapy, MD Anderson Cancer Center 10:20 – 10:35 am National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Support for Proton Therapy Clinical Trials Dr. James Deye, National Cancer Institute 10:35 – 11:00 am Developments in Proton Collaborative Group Research (PCG) Cooperative Efforts at NRG, ECOG & Alliance Dr. Minesh Mehta, Medical Director, University of Maryland Proton Center 11:00 – 11:15 am A Proton Success Story: A Multicenter Comprehensive Proton Registry Dr. Torunn Yock, Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology, Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School 11:15 – 11:25 am Developments at Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) 11:25 – 11:35 am PTCOG-NA Dr. Anita Mahajan, PTCOG-NA Secretary 11:35 – 11:40 am Question & Answer 11:40 – 12:00 pm Partner Level Sponsor – IBA Addressing the Challenges of Proton Therapy Beth Klein, Vice President U.S. Sales, IBA 2 www.NPC2015.com NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WORLDWIDE MARCH 30–APRIL 2 DAY 1 - Afternoon | Evening Tuesday, 31 March 12:00 – 1:00 pm Seated Lunch Plaza Ballroom 1:00 – 2:00 pm Panel Discussion – Where is it Most Urgent to Focus the Research? PANEL MODERATOR: Dr. Anita Mahajan, Co-Section Head of Pediatric/CNS Radiation Oncology Section and International Director of Proton Therapy, MD Anderson Cancer Center PANELISTS: Dr. Torunn Yock, Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology, Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Dr. Andrew K. Lee, Medical Director, Texas Center for Proton Therapy Dr. Nancy Mendenhall, University of Florida Health Therapy Proton Institute 2:00 – 2:25 pm Performance Analysis – Leading Indicators to Better Manage Business Risk Using Data Sources Already Available to Existing Providers Eric M. Kachin, Finance Director, Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center 2:25 – 2:40 pm Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall SESSION II: INSURANCE COVERAGE & REIMBURSEMENT – CURRENT TOPICS & ISSUES CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Steven J. Frank 2:40 – 2:45 pm Session Introduction & Overview Dr. Steven J. Frank, Clinical Division of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center 2:45 – 3:10 pm Panel Discussion - Medical Coverage for Proton Therapy & the Public Payer Outlook PANELISTS: Jason Caron, McDermott Will & Emery Matthew Palmer, Director, Proton Therapy Development, MD Anderson Cancer Center 3:10 – 3:30 pm Proton Therapy – Challenges in Coverage & Reimbursement Andrew Knizley, President, Priority Health Management 3:30 – 4:10 pm Revenue Management – Insurance Authorization, Reimbursement & Advocating for the Patient Matthew Palmer, Director, Proton Therapy Development, MD Anderson Cancer Center 4:35 – 4:55 pm Partner Level Sponsor – Mevion The Mevion S250 at UF Health Cancer Center: A Reflection on the Clinical Experience of Large vs Compact Proton Therapy Systems Dr. Omar Zeidan, Chief, Proton Therapy Physics, UF Health Cancer Center, Orlando Health The Mevion S250 at UF Health Cancer Center: A Physician Perspective on Integrating a Compact Proton Therapy System Dr. Atif Kahn, Director, Proton Therapy Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey 6:00 – 8:00 pm Welcome Cocktail Reception (Bus Transportation Provided) US Institute of Peace Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC MARCH 30–APRIL 2 NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WORLDWIDE www.NPC2015.com 3 DAY 2 - Morning Wednesday, 1 April 7:00 – 8:00am Buffet Breakfast Exhibit Hall 8:00 – 8:05 am Welcome to Day 2 Tyler J. Wilson, NAPT Executive Director SESSION II: INSURANCE COVERAGE & REIMBURSEMENT – CURRENT TOPICS & ISSUES Cost Considerations & Clinical Effectiveness (Continued) 8:05 – 9:15 am Panel Discussion - Private Payers & the Outlook for Insurance Coverage PANEL MODERATOR: Jason Caron, McDermott Will & Emery PANELISTS: Dr. Lee Newcomer, UnitedHealthcare Dr. Allan J. Chernov, Medical Director, Mid-Markets & Medical Policy, BCBS of Texas Dr. Michael Kolodziej, Aetna Dr. Anthony Berson, Chief Medical Officer, Radiation Therapy, CareCore National SESSION III: OPTIMIZING THE PROTON THERAPY PROCESS – TACKLING THE CHALLENGES CHAIRPERSON: Greg Sonnenfeld 9:15 – 9:25 am Session Introduction & Overview Proton Therapy in the Community Hospital Setting Greg Sonnenfeld, Director, Willis-Knighton Cancer Center 9:25 – 9:45 am Staffing a Center & Providing the Best Training Gary Barlow, Director, Texas Center for Proton Therapy 9:45 – 10:05 am The Right Team - Strategies to Ensure that Proton Centers Have Treatment Teams that are Focused on the Patients Lynda Mischel, Mischel & Associates 10:05 – 10:20 am Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall 10:20 – 10:40 am The Changing Proton Therapy Landscape: What’s Affordable? Chris Chandler, Proton International 10:40 – 11:00 am Partnering for the Long Term: Building Durable Customer-Vendor Agreements Scott D. Patterson, J.D, Saul Ewing LLP SESSION IV: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – NEW DIRECTIONS CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Zuofeng Li 11:00 – 11:05 am Introduction & Session Overview Dr. Zuofeng Li, Director of Medical Physics, University of Florida Health Proton Center 11:05 – 11:25 am Advances in Proton Systems Dr. Richard L. Maughan, Vice Chair, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania 4 www.NPC2015.com NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WORLDWIDE MARCH 30–APRIL 2 DAY 2 - Late Morning | Afternoon | Evening Wednesday, 1 April 11:25 – 11:45 am Advances in Treatment Planning & Motion Mitigation Dr. Lei Dong, Director, Chief of Medical Physics, Scripps Proton Therapy Center 11:45 – 12:05 pm Advances in In-vivo Imaging & Range Uncertainty Reduction Techniques Dr. Reinhard W. Schulte, Professor, Radiation Research, Loma Linda University Medical Center 12:05 – 12:25 pm Partner Level Sponsor – ProNova Solutions Joe Matteo, President 12:25 – 1:20 pm Seated Lunch Plaza Ballroom 1:20 – 1:45 pm Role of Carbon Ion & Other Heavy Particles Dr. Michael T. Gillin, Professor, Dept of Radiation Physics, MD Anderson Cancer Center SESSION V: REFOCUSING THE CONVERSATION: SENDING OUR MESSAGE CHAIRPERSON: Fern Nibauer-Cohen 1:45 – 1:50 pm Introduction & Session Overview Fern Nibauer-Cohen, Associate Director, UPENN Department of Radiation Oncology 1:50 – 2:30 pm Telling the Proton Therapy Story: What Can We Learn from Health Care and Other Industry Sectors? Natalie Adler and Ritesh Patel, Ogilvy Public Relations 2:30 – 2:45 pm Building a Local Presence through Media Relations Stephen Carpowich, Public Relations Manager, Scripps Health 2:45 – 3:00 pm Breaking through the Information Avalanche Theresa Makrush, The Shepherd Agency 3:00 – 3:15 pm Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall 3:15 – 4:00 pm Don’t Just Pitch the Media: Be the Media Explore How the Proton Community Can Have Global Impact through Digital Tools Lee Aase, Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media 4:00 – 4:30 pm Health Care Business Reporting Steve Graff, Penn Medicine Communications 4:30 - 5:10 pm Panel Discussion – Relationships with the Cancer Community: Building Alliances PANELISTS: Robert Marckini, Brotherhood of the Balloon Carolyn Messner, CancerCare 5:10 – 5:30 pm Partner Level Sponsor – Hitachi Hiroshi “Techie” Akiyama 5:30 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception Exhibit Hall MARCH 30–APRIL 2 NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WORLDWIDE www.NPC2015.com 5 DAY 3 - Morning Thursday, 2 April 7:00 – 8:00am Buffet Breakfast Exhibit Hall 8:00 – 8:05 am Welcome to Day 3 Tyler J. Wilson, NAPT Executive Director SESSION VI: PROTON THERAPY: TOWARD TOMORROW CHAIRPERSON: Scott Warwick 8:05 – 8:10 am Introduction & Session Overview Scott Warwick, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Program Development, Provision Healthcare 8:10 – 8:30 am Proton Therapy Emerging Technologies Yves Jongen, MS, PhD, Founder and Chief Research Officer, IBA 8:30 – 8:50 am Looking at a Global Proton Perspective Terry Douglass, Chairman, Provision and ProNova 8:50 – 9:00 am Q&A with Yves Jongen and Terry Douglass 9:00 – 9:30 am New Innovation in Design & Engineering John Jessen, Principal, VOA Franck Le Bousse, Senior Vice President, VOA 9:30 – 9:55 am Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s Journey into Proton Therapy Abram S. Gordon, Executive Director Proton Therapy Center 9:55 – 10:25 am Role of the Child Life Specialist in Pediatric Proton Therapy Kimberly Ely, CCLS, Child Life Specialist, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute 10:25 – 10:55 am Accreditation for Proton Therapy Centers from the American College of Radiology Brian T. Monzon, Program Manager, Quality and Safety, ACR 10:55 – 11:15 am The Work Ahead for NAPT & the Proton Community Tyler Wilson, Stuart Klein and Scott Warwick 11:15 am Program Ends Note: This program is subject to change 6 www.NPC2015.com NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WORLDWIDE MARCH 30–APRIL 2 NOTES MARCH 30–APRIL 2 NATIONAL PROTON CONFERENCE CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WORLDWIDE www.NPC2015.com 7 ! # " $ !% THE NEXT GENERATION OF PROTON THERAPY ProNova is committed to making proton therapy accessible to a greater number of patients and physicians worldwide. 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