Below is useful information to help you prepare for traveling to and experiencing the 2021 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Attendees will be able to pick up their badges at the Registration and Information Desk, located in the East Foyer during the following hours:
|Wednesday, December 1
||4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
|Thursday, December 2
||7:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
|Friday, December 3
||7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|Saturday, December 4
||7:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The full text of the abstracts selected for presentation is available on the meeting website and all abstracts are published in an issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology · Biology · Physics (www.redjournal.org). To view the abstracts online, visit www.thoracicsymposium.org.
All abstracts are embargoed and remain confidential until the official start of the meeting on Thursday, December 2 at 8:00 a.m. Mountain time. If you have any questions about the embargo policy, please contact ASTRO’s Media Relations Manager, Liz Gardner, by email or at 703-286-1600.
Due to the detailed nature of the programs and forums, no one under the age of 18 will be admitted to any official symposium function. This includes, but is not limited to, all symposium sessions and the exhibits/food room.
The Exhibit Hall is located in the Princess Ballroom Salons F-I and will be open during the following hours:
|Thursday, December 2
||7:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
|Friday, December 3
||7:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
ASTRO is facilitating measures that seek to ensure optimal health and sanitary conditions in all environments where in-person interactions take place during the 2021 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium. ASTRO is working with the city of Scottsdale and will follow all recommended Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) safety protocols and will comply with all federal, state and city regulations. We will continue to closely monitor all guidelines and regulations and will update these safety protocols as appropriate.
Please view the Health and Safety Measures page for details.
Continental breakfast will be provided on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Exhibit Hall (Princess Ballroom Salons F-I.
Morning breaks will be provided in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Lunch will be provided on Thursday and Friday in the Exhibit Hall.
To be eligible to receive continuing education credit, attendees must complete the online evaluation by Tuesday, January 4, 2022. To access your evaluation, log in to ASTRO Academy with your ASTRO credentials. Please only evaluate the sessions you attended.
- Log in to the Academy using your ASTRO credentials.
- Your email is the one you used to register for the meeting.
- If you don't remember your password, click "Forgot My Password."
- Stay on the home page page and scroll down to "Pending Activities" (it's under the sliding banner and on the right side of the page).
- Click "2021 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium" to take the evaluation and to receive continuing education credits.
You will receive a printed Pocket Program when you check in onsite. While there are some blank notes pages in the Pocket Program, please remember to bring a notebook or laptop for your own personal use if you plan to take extensive notes.
Disclosure information will be available online for committee members and faculty. In addition to being available online, disclosure slides will be shown at the beginning of each session. Disclosure information will not be printed in the Pocket Program.
Choosing Your Career Path
Thursday, December 2, 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Fairmont Gold Meeting Room A
Launching Your Successful Career
Friday, December 3, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
La Hacienda Restaurant
The Trainee and Early-career Networking Luncheons offer attendees an invaluable opportunity to speak with and learn from experts in the lung cancer care community. By attending, you will gain meaningful insight into career paths and development that will help support you in your medical career. (Note: Early-career is defined as any attendee who is less than three years out of their training.) Those interested in attending must register for this free, ticketed event.
Poster Viewing Session and Reception
Thursday, December 3, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Exhibit Hall (Princess Ballroom Salons F-I)
No audio recording, video recording or flash photography is permitted at any time during the meeting.
In every session, in addition to floor microphones in the room, attendees can use their own electronic devices (phone, tablet, laptop) to submit questions to the speakers and moderators. Attendees will be able to see the questions that others have asked, and can up-vote questions that they want answered.
Some speakers may also utilize the technology to poll the audience with interactive, audience response questions.
To access the Social Q&A platform, as well as any speaker polls, go to www.astro.org/ThoracicSocialQA using your browser. Navigate to the current session and, if necessary, select the appropriate speaker from the given list when asking a question.
For questions related to housing, registration and travel, contact the Meetings Department.
For all other questions or concerns, contact ASTRO's education department.