Please find below the programme rundown for the conference.
This programme is subjected to changes and will be updated over the following weeks.

Day 1 : Fri, 03 August 2018 (9am – 6pm)


8:30 – 9:00

Registration and Arrival of Guests

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome Address
Professor John Eu-Li Wong
Isabel Chan Professor in Medical Sciences
Chief Executive, National University Health System (NUHS)
Senior Vice President, Health Affairs, NUS

Educational Session – Session Chair: Dr Yong Wei Peng

9:10 – 9:30

Insights from Data: How We Can Use Big Data to Improve Value
Dr Keith Lim
Senior Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, NCIS
Assistant Director (Clinical Education – Global Health), NCIS
Assistant Dean & Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

9:30 – 9:50

Enriching Cancer Patient Populations using AI
Dr. Ngiam Kee Yuan
Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology (Thyroid and Endocrine Surgery), NCIS
Consultant, Division of General Surgery (Thyroid and Endocrine Surgery), NUH
Director, Surgical Research and development, Department of Surgery, University Surgical Cluster

9:50 -10:10

Medical Informatics: From Big Data to Precision Oncology For Breast Cancer
A/Prof Mikael Hartman
Senior Consultant, Breast and Trauma Surgery, NUH
Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Adjunct Staff, Department of medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden


Harnessing Multi-Modal Data For Precision Medicine
Prof Patrick Tan
Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
Deputy Executive Director, Biomedical Research Council
Director, SingHealth/Duke-NUS Precision Medicine Institute

10:30 – 11:00

Tea Break & Poster Judging
(Clinical Science & Nursing / Paramedical / Supportive Care)

Plenary Session I – Session Chair: Prof Goh Boon Cher

11:00 – 11:35

Artificial Intelligence in Cancer Care and Research – Role of Cognitive AI Watson
Prof Dr Somashekhar S. P.
MS,MCh(Onco), FRCS. Edinburgh
Chairman & HOD Surgical Oncology, Consultant Surgical & Gynec. Onco, Robotic Surgeon, HIPEC Super specialist, Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Manipal hospital, Bangalore, India 
Professor, Surgical Oncology, Manipal University

Oral Abstracts Presentation Session

11:35 – 12:20

Oral Abstracts Presentation Basic Science

12:20 – 13:05

Oral Abstracts Presentation Translational Science

13:05 – 14:05

Lunch & Poster Judging 
(Basic Science & Translational Science)

14:05 – 14:50

Oral Abstracts Presentation Clinical Science

14:50 – 15:35

Oral Abstracts Presentation Nursing / Paramedical / Supportive Care

15:35 – 15:55


Plenary Session II – Session Chair: A/Prof Lee Soo Chin

15:55 – 16:30

From bewilderment to light: Logic in cancer research
Prof Wong Limsoon
Professor, School of Computing, NUS
Acting Executive Director, NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, NUS

Hear-the-Journey Session – Session Chair: Prof Chng Wee Joo

16:30 – 16:45

How To Succeed As a Clinician-Scientist – Lessons From Joseph Schooling
Prof Koh Woon Puay
Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Joint)

16:45 – 17:00

The Joy and Tips of Academic Medicine
Prof Jimmy So
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Surgical Oncology, NCIS
Director & Senior Consultant, Division of general Surgery (Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery), NCIS
Professor of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

17:00 – 17:30

Cocktail & Networking Session

17:30 – 17:50

Award Presentation Ceremony

Prof Phillip Koeffler
Conference Co-Chairperson

A/Prof Lee Soo Chin

Conference Chairperson

A/Director (Research), NCIS

17:50 – 17:55

Closing Address
Prof Chng Wee Joo

Director, NCIS
Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, NCIS
Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS