Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 8 AM – 3:30 PM 

Big Ten Conference Headquarters | 5440 Park Place, Rosemont, IL 60018

Registration closes September 20, 2023


  • Senior and junior faculty and fellows involved in clinical oncology research
  • Basic scientists involved in drug discovery and translational research
  • Cancer center leadership and administration
  • Industry leaders and medical science liaisons
  • Patient advocates


  • Big Ten CRC Member Institution Faculty, Staff, Researchers, Fellows: Free
  • Patient Advocates: Free
  • Industry: Company Registration with Pipeline Presentation: $7,000: Includes 4 in-person attendees, 10 additional virtual attendees, 10-minute company presentation in-person and streamed on Zoom, and acknowledgement on-screen and on printed program. Company Registration: $1,200: Includes 2 in-person attendees, 5 additional virtual attendees, and acknowledgement on printed program.


Hotel Room Block Information:

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O’Hare (.5 mile to Big Ten Headquarters)
Room Rate: $149
For those who may choose to call to make their reservation the number is: 1-800-756-5505 Group Code: BGS
Big Ten Summit – Room Block (
Last day to book: Sept. 14

Aloft Chicago O’Hare (directly next to Big Ten Headquarters)
Room Rate: $169
Book Your Group/Corporate Rate | Marriott International
Last day to book: Sept. 15

Hosted By

Thank you to the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, for hosting the Big Ten CRC Summit!

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center became one of the first six comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1973. UW Carbone is an integral part of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health and brings together more than 330 physicians and scientists from 50 departments and nine schools across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to conduct research and translate laboratory discoveries into new patient treatments.


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8:00 AM | Registration; Breakfast available 

8:45 AM | Welcome, Speakers: Howard Bailey, MD, UW Carbone Cancer Center & Monika Joshi, MD, MRCP, Penn State Cancer Institute

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM | Celebrating 10 years of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium: Where Have We Been and Where are We Going? Moderator: Howard Bailey, MD, Panelists: George Weiner, MD, University of Iowa; Monika Joshi, MD, MRCP; Raymond J. Hohl, MD, PhD, Penn State Cancer Institute & Karen Dutcher, JD, Big Ten CRC Admin HQ

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM | Speaker: Ed Greenfield, PhD, Indiana University (Progress Report), Recipient of Big Ten CRC Kenneth and Verna Mae Jessen Award 

10:00 AM | Break 

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM | Connecting Investigators with Industry Round #1 (10:15 AM: Mirati, 10:25 AM: Exelixis, 10:35 AM: Sanofi)

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM | Diversity Initiative within Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium, Speaker: Coral Omene, MD, PhD, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM | Recently Closed Studies: Gregory Durm, MD, Indiana University, BTCRC-LUN16-081; Oana Danciu, MD, MS, University of Illinois at Chicago, BTCRC-BRE-15-016; Mary Mulcahy, MD, Northwestern University, BTCRC-GI15-015 | Moderated: Monika Joshi, MD, MRCP 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Lunch 

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Connecting Investigators with Industry Round #2 (1:00 PM: BeiGene, 1:10 PM: AstraZeneca, 1:20 PM: Blueprint Medicine)

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM | Break 

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM | Centralized, National Clinical Trials Order Building: Presenter: Jomol Mathew, PhD, Associate Dean for Informatics and Information Technology, UW School of Medicine and Public Health & Associate Director for Informatics, UW Carbone Cancer Center

2:00 PM – 2:20 PM | Connecting Investigators with Industry Round #3 (2:00 PM: Pharmacyclics, 2:10 PM: Novocure)

2:20 PM – 2:30 PM | Announcements

2:30 PM – 3:10 PM | Working Group Spotlights: Population Science Working Group: Sharon Manne, PhD, Rutgers University & AYA Clinical Trial Working Group: David Dickens, MD, University of Iowa

3:10 PM | Closing Remarks: Howard Bailey, MD 


Big Ten CRC Summit Registration 2023