08:30
Welcome coffee
08:45
Welcome address

Philippe Métellus (FR)

09:00
Preclinical research in brain metastases

Chairs: Andreas Von Deimling (DE) & David Reardon (USA)
09.00 NC Manuel Valiente (SP)
09.30 NC Brunilde Gril (USA)

10:00
Challenges in clinical practice

Chair: Manfred Westphal (DE)
10.00 Steroids in Neuro-Oncology,
Manfred Westphal (DE)
10.20 VTE in brain metastases patients, Christine Marosi (AU)
10.40 Seizures in brain metastases patients, Martin van den Bent (NL)

11:00
Coffee break and visit of the exhibition
11:20
Controversial treatments for CNS Metastases

Chair: Norbert Galldiks (DE)

11.20 SRS should be a  rst-line treatment
Pro (5 min):
Frédéric Dhermain (FR)
Cons (5 min): Giuseppe Minniti (IT)
Discussion (10 min)

11.40 Intra-CSF therapy is standard of care
Pro (5 min):
Michael Weller (CH)
Cons (5 min): Dieta Brandsma (NL)
Discussion (10 min)

12.00 Tumor-treating  elds
Pro (5 min):
Michael Weller (CH)
Cons (5 min): Martin van den Bent (NL)
Discussion (10 min)

12:20
Keynote lecture

Chair: Emilie Le Rhun (FR)
12.20 Challenges and pitfalls in designing clinical trials in the CNS
metastases  eld.
Thierry Gorlia (BE)

12:50
Lunch
14:00
Controversies in Radiation Oncology

Chairs: Philippe Métellus (FR) & David Reardon (USA)

14.00 Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation
Pro (5 min):
Matthias Guckenberger (CH)
Cons (5 min): Linda Dirven (NL)
Discussion (10 min)

14.20 H ippocampal sparing
Pro (5 min):
Giuseppe Minniti (IT)
Cons (5 min): Linda Dirven (NL)
Discussion (10 min)

14.40 Combined Immunotherapy and Radiation Therapy
Pro (5 min):
Frédéric Dhermain (FR)
Cons (5 min): Christine Marosi (AU)
Discussion (10 min)

15:00
Interactive case reports (Electronic voting system)

Chair: Philippe Métellus (FR)
15.00 Case 1 -
Axel de Bernardi (FR)
15.15 Case 2 - Aurélien Maureille (FR)
15.30 Case 3 - TBD

15:45
Coffee break and visit of the exhibition
16:15
Keynote lecture

Chair: Michael Weller (CH)
16.15 Immuno-oncology approaches to brain metastases.
David Reardon (USA)

17:00
Activities of EORTC BTG CNS Metastases Committee

Emilie Le Rhun (FR)

17:15
Guided poster walks with the Scientific Committee
20:00
GALA DINNER
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