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Annual Cell Therapy Summit

2024 Cell Coast Conference

Oct 25-27, 2024 in St. Pete Beach, FL

Moffitt Cancer Center presents

2024 Cell Coast Conference

Join us for an exclusive, one-of-a-kind summit featuring updates on breakthroughs in research and treatment in the cell therapies space. Global thought leaders will share their perspectives on the current and future state of the liquid and solid tumor cell therapy landscape.

2024 Event Details

When: Friday October 25 - Sunday October 27, 2024

Where: The Don Cesar, 3400 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL

Who Should Attend the Summit?
The event is open to anyone interested in learning more about the current and future states of cell therapy treatments. Providers, researchers, and industry leaders are encouraged to attend. 

Cell Coast Conference Learning Objectives

Critically evaluate the current landscape of cell therapy in hematologic malignancies, analyzing the latest clinical trial outcomes and evidence-based practices.

Explore innovative strategies and emerging technologies in cell therapy for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, focusing on the development and application of novel cellular treatments.

Foster interdisciplinary collaboration between community oncologists, cell therapists, clinical investigators, and solid tumor disease experts, in order to increase access and accelerate translation of CAR-T, TIL, and other transformative cell therapies.

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2024 Cell Coast Conference Schedule

Join us in St. Bete Beach near Tampa, Florida for a 3-day conference designed to bring together cancer research and providers. Click on the plus sign next to each time for complete details. 

Friday October 25, 2024

  • 6:30pm Welcome Dinner

    6:30pm - Welcome Reception
    South Terrace, Don Cesar Resort

    7:00pm Dinner

Saturday October 26, 2024

  • 8:00am - 8:30am Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits


    Breakfast and Coffee provided

    Exhibits Open

  • 8:45am - 9:15am Opening Remarks

    Dr. Frederick Locke

  • 8:45am - 10:45am Session 1

    Session 1: Hematologic Malignancies

    8:45 am - 9:15 am: Updates on Approved CAR-T for Lymphoma with Julio Chavez, MD

    9:15 am – 9:45 am: Bispecifics versus CAR-T for Multiple Myeloma

    9:45 am - 10:15 am: Emerging Trends in CAR-T for  Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

    10:15 am – 10:45 am: Cellular Therapy Targets in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

  • 10:45am - 11:00am Break & Exhibits


  • 11:00am - 12:30pm Session 2

    Session 2: Solid Tumor

    11:00 am - 11:15am: Challenges in Development of Cellular Therapies in Solid Tumors

    11:15 am – 11:30 am: Surgical Considerations for TIL Procurement with John Mullinax, MD

    11:30 am – 11:45 am: Cellular Therapy in Lung Cancer, Updates in Selected TILs with Benjamin Creelan, MD

    11:45 am – 12:00 pm: CAR-T Targets for Ovarian Cancer

    12:00 pm – 12:15 pm: Updates on Systemic and Intravesicular Therapies for Genitourinary Cancers

    12:15pm – 12:30 pm: MAGE-A4 TCR in Synovial Sarcoma

  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch & Exhibits

    Lunch provided

  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm Session 3

    Session 3: Real-world evidence and patient-reported outcomes  / Patient perspectives and advocacy


    1:30 – 1:45 pm

    1:45 – 2:00 pm

    2:00 – 2:15 pm

    2:15 – 2:30 pm -Break and Exhibits

    2:30 – 2:45 pm

    2:45 - 3:00 pm

  • 3:00pm - 4:30pm Session 4

    Session 4

    3:00 – 4:30 pm Building infrastructure for a cell therapy program (challenges/best practices) and Industry-Academia collaborations

  • 4:30pm Closing Remarks


Sunday October 27, 2024

  • 8:00am Breakfast

    Join Us for Breakfast on the Beach Pavilion


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Meet the Speakers

The conference features experts in liquid and solid tumor cell therapy research and treatment. Here are a few of the confirmed speakers.