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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca and Lilly.

For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com.

17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology®

17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology®

Friday, October 2 – Saturday, October 3, 2020

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology: Program Overview

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), is pleased to present the 2020 Gastrointestinal Oncology Conference, the 17th annual meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology (ISGIO), a 2-day, multidisciplinary educational conference dedicated to presenting and discussing the latest advances in the broad field of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer research, as well as critical issues relevant to the care of persons with GI cancer.

GI malignancies are often difficult to treat because of their heterogeneity, and the optimal management of these tumors often requires a high level of multidisciplinary cooperation and multimodality treatment regimens.

This highly engaging conference brings together world-renowned experts from different disciplines to educate clinicians using a combination of case-based learning, debates, panel discussions, and didactic segments. Throughout the educational sessions, attendees will have numerous opportunities to interact with the presenting faculty.

Physicians' Education Resource®’s top priority is ensuring the safety and security of our attendees, staff, and operational personnel. We are dedicated to remaining informed about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic at the global and local levels. As we develop the programming for this activity, Physicians' Education Resource® will follow the guidelines to optimize health and conditions for attendees during the event. Ongoing updates on Physicians' Education Resource®'s plans related to this event, including education and programming, will continue to be available at https://www.gotoper.com/conferences/isgio/meetings/isgio2020. Please note attendance at any public event increases the risk of contracting COVID-19 or other airborne illness, and attendees assume all risk associated with attendance. Any attendees who feel ill, regardless of their symptoms, should not attend this event.

Benefits of Attending

  • Network with your peers and world-renowned thought leaders
  • Learn the latest about new and emerging treatment options for a variety of GI malignancies
  • Hear expert perspectives on areas of clinical uncertainty and controversy
  • Improve the patient-centered care you provide to your patients

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca and Lilly.

For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com.

Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward oncologists and practitioners of oncology subspecialties, along with surgeons, radiologists, general scientists, young investigators, nurses, and pharmacists with an interest in GI oncology. Other health care professionals interested in the treatment of these malignancies are also invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:

  • Describe current standards of care for treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies
  • Discuss recent advances and innovations in the management of GI malignancies
  • Analyze clinical trial data that may impact treatment decision making in GI oncology
  • Implement a multimodal approach to the treatment of GI malignancies, including gastric, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers, hepatocellular carcinoma, and cholangiocarcinoma

Hot Topics for 2020

  • The expanding role of immunotherapy in the treatment of GI malignancies
  • New/Novel targets and targeted therapies
  • Advances in the multidisciplinary approach to the management of GI malignancies

Program Chair

Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP
Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Program Leader , Gastrointestinal Cancer,
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Mayo Clinic


Registration fees include breakfast, breaks, and e-syllabus materials.

3 Ways to Register

  1. Online: Click here.
  2. Phone: Please call (888) 949-0045 or (609) 378-3701 (credit cards only).
  3. Fax: (609) 257-0705 (credit cards only).

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Registration Fees
  Live Advanced Members/Virtual Live Advanced Non-Members/Virtual Live Onsite Members Live Onsite Non-Members
Physicians $100/$75 $200/$125 $150 $300
Fellows* $50/$35 $100/$75 $100 $150
Nurses, PAs, Other Health Care Professionals $50/$35 $100/$75 $100 $150
Industry** $375/$199 $375/$199 $375 $375

*FELLOWS registration must be accompanied by a letter from your director/chair stating current fellowship for discount. Cannot be combined with other discounts/coupon codes.
**INDUSTRY is defined by PER® as any person employed by a for-profit organization, including biotech, financial, and pharmaceutical.

For registration assistance, please email info@gotoper.com, or call (888) 949-0045 or (609) 378-3701.

A cancellation fee of 25% will be assessed on refunds requested prior to August 2, 2020 and a 50% fee on refunds requested on August 3, 2020 through September 2, 2020. No refunds will be made after September 2, 2020. There is no charge for substitution. Substitutions can only be applied to the same conference and only two substitutions will be honored.

In the event of a meeting cancellation, full refunds will be processed within 30 days of the cancellation date.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us in order to receive service. Please call +1-(609)-378-3701.

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