Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) Annual Symposium (Virtual Breakout Sessions)

Virtual Breakout Sessions

Following the March 24 symposium, you will have the opportunity to participate in a series of six virtual breakout groups on topics raised during the symposium. You are invited to attend any or all that interest you.

Please find the breakout session times below. If you would like to receive calendar appointments for the breakout sessions, please contact

  • Tuesday, March 28
    • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Molecular Characterization Initiative and the Potential for Future Cohort Studies
    • 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Patient and Family Perspectives on Computable Consent and the CCDI Participant Index
  • Wednesday, March 29
    • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Electronic Health Record Data Extraction: Current Status and Continuing Challenges
    • 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: External Controls for Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Thursday, March 30
    • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Collaborations and Transformative Research Opportunities Using Data Available Through the CCDI Ecosystem
    • 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Observational Studies and Novel Interventional Approaches for Rare Pediatric Cancers