Save the Date for IKCS: North America 2021

November 5-6, 2021

Austin, TX | In-person & Virtual

IKCS: North America 2021 Agenda Highlights

50+ experts over 2 days! Hot topics include:

  • The Role of Perioperative Therapy in RCC
  • Multimodality Perspectives on Clinical Trial Development
  • Non-clear cell RCC
  • Translational Cancer Insights
  • Mentoring the Next Generation Roundtable and Networking “Speed Dating”
  • Impact of Adjuvant IO on 1st Line Therapy
  • Legislative Advocacy, Funding, and the Patient Experience
  • And of course, WoodFire Tumor Board–A can’t miss IKCS Experience

Poster Abstracts Open for IKCS: North America 2021


CME Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The France Foundation and the Kidney Cancer Association. The France Foundation is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The France Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Ethics: This course has been designated for 0.75 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. 


Nobel winner Dr. James P. “Jim” Allison to give keynote address at IKCS: North America 2021

Dr. James P. “Jim” Allison, a trailblazing immunologist who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will be the keynote speaker at the Kidney Cancer Association’s 2021 International Kidney Cancer Symposium (IKCS) in November in Austin, Texas.

IKCS 2021 will take place in Austin, Texas on November 5-6 as a hybrid event to accommodate attendees both in-person and virtually.

Dr. James P. Allison.

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IKCS: North America 2021 Scientific Planning Committee

Chung-Han (Joe) Lee, MD, PhD, Co-Chair
Eric A. Singer, MD, MA, MS, FACS,
 Co-Chair
Matthew Campbell, MD
Vitaly Margulis, MD
Brad McGregor, MD
Brian Rini, MD, Mentorship Program Chair
Laura Wood, RN, MSN, OCN
Tian Zhang, MD