FLASCO Business of Oncology Summit with Spring Session & Annual Meeting

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Meeting Announcement

Spring Session Agenda

Hotel & Transportation

Please make your RESERVATIONS by calling (813) 221-4900 or follow this link. Be sure to mention the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology code word FLASCO Spring Meetings for meeting rate of $199(plus applicable taxes and hotel fees) per night.

The hotel has requested that all reservations be made prior to April 22, 2018. After that date, reservations will only be accepted on a space and rate available basis

Reserve Your Room Today!

Transportation Information
Super Shuttle/ExecuCar is the preferred ground transportation provider for most of the large hotels in the Tampa area. As our way of saying welcome to Tampa Bay, we would like to offer attendees of the 2018 FLASCO Spring Meeting this April our lowest SuperShuttle airport transportation rate of $12.00-1 way and $20.00 round trip from Tampa International Airport to your host Marriott Waterside and other nearby hotels.

Additionally, we’d like to provide a special discount offering up to $10.00 off our ExecuCar private black sedan/SUV airport transportation—either with curbside pick-up or including airport meet and greet service. We can create a free customized easy booking link incorporating this discount. The link can be added to your website or forwarded to registered attendees.

We also offer around town, point-to-point transportation and group charters with our black sedans/SUVs, vans, and buses. More information about our services can be found below and attached.

Reserve Your Transportation Today!

Business of Oncology Agenda

Member Registration

  • (if different from above)
  • Meeting Events

    Please select the events you will be attending below.
  • 7:00AM to 4:00PM
  • 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • 6:00PM to 7:30PM
  • 7:30PM - 10:00PM
  • 6:30AM to 7:30AM
  • 7:30AM to 8:00AM
  • 8:00AM to 11:00AM

Business of Oncology Corp. Registration

  • (if different from above)
  • Meeting Events

    Please select the events you will be attending below.
  • 7:00AM to 4:30PM
  • 6:00PM to 7:30PM
  • 7:30PM to 10:00PM
  • 6:30AM to 7:30AM
  • 8:00AM to 11:00PM with exhibits being encouraged from 9:00AM to 9:45AM.
  • Attendance Fees

    The FLASCO office will invoice you with the appropriate fee owed for your attendance to the Business of Oncology Summit before May.
    The FLASCO office will invoice you with the appropriate fee accordingly.

Exhibit Info & Reply

EXHIBIT INFO: FLASCO would like to invite your company to exhibit at this meeting. We are expecting 100-125 attendees at the FLASCO Spring Session the cost is $1,500 for all companies with the exception of our FLASCO Corporate Members. Please see fee schedule below. Please complete the Application to Exhibit Form and return it to the FLASCO office by April 22, 2018.

The exhibits give Meeting attendees the opportunity to meet with representatives from the health care industry about their products and services in a professional atmosphere that is consistent with the educational mission of FLASCO. Meeting attendees are prohibited from soliciting business from other attendees or exhibitors in the Exhibits and Food Room, unless the solicitation occurs within the specific exhibit space of the attendee.

While exhibiting and networking is encouraged, selling and/or the exchange of physical goods and services are prohibited.

REGISTRATION & MEAL FEES:

  • Diamond Elite Members: No Exhibit Fee for (2) two 6’exhibit tables & unlimited representatives
  • Diamond Members: No Exhibit Fee for (1) one 6’exhibit table & (5) five representatives
  • Platinum Members: No Exhibit Fee for (1) one 6’ exhibit table & (4) four representatives
  • Gold Members: $250 Exhibit Fee for (1) one 6’ table & (3) three representatives
  • Silver Members: $500 Exhibit Fee for (1) one 6’ table & (2) two representatives
  • Exhibitors: $1,500 Exhibit Fee for (1) one 6’ table & (2) two representatives

*Additional Representatives: $250 for each additional representative over the designated number above.
**If not exhibiting, registration fee per representative is $500.
***All Corporate Members and Exhibitors are welcome to attend dinner Friday night and breakfast Saturday.

Exhibit Hours:

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 6:00pm – 7:30 pm (Cash Bar in exhibit room)
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 6:30am – 7:30 am (Breakfast in exhibit room)
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 9:00am – 9:45 am (Break in exhibit room)

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations and travel
arrangements. Please call: (813) 221-4900 and refer to Florida Society of Clinical Oncology to reserve your
room.

Deadline: The hotel has requested that all room reservations be made prior to April 22, 2018. After that
date reservations will only be accepted on a space and rate-available basis.

  • Room Rates: Special sleeping room rates have been extended to FLASCO at the rate of $199 (plus applicable
    taxes and other hotel fees). Rate is available three (3) days prior to meeting and three (3) days following meeting.
  • Parking: Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina offers valet parking for same day guests for $10 & charges
    $14 for overnight guests.
  • Internet Charges: Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina offers wireless internet in all sleeping rooms and
    complimentary wireless in public spaces. Internet will not be available within meeting rooms.
  • Electric & Misc. Hotel Charges: All electrical and misc. needs will need to be paid for by the exhibitor and
    approved by the hotel.

Register to Exhibit Here

  • Representative Info

  • NameEmailPhoneFriday DinnerSaturday BreakfastSaturday Session 
    Add a new row
    Please put "Y" or "N" in the session fields to let us know if you will be in attendance.
  • Exhibit Fees

    If a registration fee is owed the FLASCO office will email an invoice.
    The FLASCO office will send you an invoice prior to May.

MSL/Scientific Presentation Opportunity

The Florida Society of Clinical Oncology Society seeks abstracts on hematology/oncology topics to share knowledge during the Bi-Annual Meetings. Physicians, nurses, mid-level providers, ancillary health care providers (psychologists, physical therapists, etc.), administrators, pharmacists, and post-graduate trainees (fellows, residents) are eligible to submit abstracts. Abstracts previously submitted to ASCO, ASH, etc. are acceptable. FLASCO reserves the right to review and accept submissionsAbstracts are due by April 4, 2018 and will be judged solely on the data submitted. Statements such as “further data will be presented” are strongly discouraged and will decrease the likelihood that the abstract will be selected for presentation. Notification regarding acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be sent by email to the Approved Presenter on or before April 25, 2018.

Submit Abstract

POSTER SESSIONS

Selected abstracts will be displayed on poster boards or standard exhibit table for the entire duration of the meeting. The presentation area will be separate from industry exhibits and Poster Presentation area. First authors or designated presenter should be available at their poster during the Official Poster Session to be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, from 4:30 – 7:30 pm. The designated presenter should be available during breaks and other designated times during the meeting to answer questions from meeting attendees. The selected abstract company will be invited to submit a PowerPoint presentation of their posters to be posted on the FLASCO website.

Poster PresentationAuthors of accepted abstracts will be invited to attend the poster session on Friday, May 11, 2018.

Selected Areas/Topics may include:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Nursing Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Business/Administrative issues
  • Quality Improvement Projects
  • Best Clinical Practices
  • Patient and Survivor Issues

Abstracts Guidelines:

  • 500 words or less
  • Affiliations clearly listed
  • Submitted electronically via FLASCO website
  • First authors will receive e-mail verification of receipt.

Disclosure DeclarationA separate disclosure form (see here) should be filled out by the first author.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FIRST AUTHOR

The First Author must

  • Verify that all coauthors are aware of the contents of the abstract and support its data.
  • Agree, on behalf of all coauthors, to transfer copyright to FLASCO for publication in the annual meeting proceedings and on the FLASCO website.
  • Agree to be present during the scheduled time of a Poster Session
  • Adhere to the following conflict of interest policy

CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY

FLASCO must ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities through appropriate disclosure of financial interests, among other things. The following interests or relationships must be disclosed: employment or leadership position, advisory role, stock ownership, honoraria, research funding, expert testimony, and other remuneration. It is the responsibility of the First Author to obtain disclosure information from all coauthors and to provide all disclosure of such interests and relationships at the time of submission.