Meeting Overview

On behalf of Sagar Lonial, MD, and Suresh Ramalingam, MD, course directors, we are pleased to invite you to the 2017 Debates and Didactics in Hematology and Oncology conference, to be held in Sea Island, Georgia, July 26 – 30, 2017.

The 2017 Debates and Didactics in Hematology and Oncology conference will feature a comprehensive review into mechanisms of disease and treatments for patients with cancer or blood disorders. Expert faculty from Winship and thought leaders from across the nation will engage in interactive debates and didactic lectures on controversial topics and standards of care to offer you the opportunity to hear how science supports each point of view. Presentations and discussions will focus on current basic and clinical research, including the use of molecular targeted therapy, immunotherapies, and other novel therapeutic approaches.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for hematologists, oncologists, and other allied healthcare professionals interested in the management of hematology and oncology.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate the risks and benefits of emerging therapies and novel treatment strategies for patients with solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, as well as the practical utility of these approaches based on recent clinical data
  • Apply best practices regarding the treatment of patients with cancer, including integration of novel therapeutic approaches and individualization of care
  • Appropriately integrate multimodality therapy and multidisciplinary care to improve the management of patients with cancer

Fee Information

Registration Fees Before April 21 On or After April 22
Physician/PharmD/PhD $550 $650
Mid-level provider/Nurse $300 $375
Fellows, Residents, Students $25 $40
Pharmaceutical industry representative (non-exhibitor) $800 $1000

For additional information contact Jaye Harden, or 678.892.1353.

Course Directors

  • Sagar Lonial, MD
    Professor and Chair, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Chief Medical Officer
    Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD
    Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
    Roberto C. Goizueta Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Deputy Director
    Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
    Atlanta, Georgia


Full Agenda Coming Soon

Schedule Overview

  • Wednesday, July 26 5.00 PM – 6.30 PM Attendee & Exhibitor Check-In/Exhibit Set Up
  • Thursday, July 27 – Saturday, July 29 7.30 AM – 3.00 PM Scientific Sessions (Breakfast & Lunch Included)
  • Sunday, July 30 7.30 AM – 11.00 AM Scientific Sessions (Breakfast Included)

Social Events

  • Thursday, July 27 6.00 PM – 8.00 PM Family Dinner Seafood Buffet
  • Saturday, July 29 6.00 PM – 8.00 PM Closing Reception

Exhibitor Package

The exhibit fee will allow one 6’ exhibit table and complimentary registration, including meals, for two company representatives for all four days of the conference. Additional company representatives may register separately. Exhibit set up will be on Wednesday evening and should remain in place for the duration of the meeting. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the exhibits during breakfast each morning, at the morning breaks, and before and after the lunch session.

Standard Exhibit Fee: $5000
Premier Placement Exhibit Fee: $7500
Additional representatives may attend for $800 a person ($1000 after April 21)


Online registration is available at The name and email addresses of both representatives attending are required fields. Payment can be made by check or online by credit card.

PLEASE NOTE: If you choose to pay online via credit card, you will incur a 4.95% processing fee.

For payment by check, please make checks payable to prIME Oncology, LLC
Tax ID # 20-5392799 for the designated amount and send by overnight mail to:

prIME Oncology
5901 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Building C, Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30328
Attention: Lisa Willey - DDHO

Download Forms

Please download the necessary forms, complete them, and return to Lisa Willey by email at or by fax at 678.892.1363.

Exhibit Request Letter
LOA – Premier Exhibit
LOA – Standard Exhibit