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Scholar Retreat

October 13–16, 2022



Chaired By

 Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD of University of California San Francisco
 Jinming Gao, PhD of UT Southwestern
 Ben Stranger, MD, PhD of University of Pennsylvania


Important Dates

 09/13/2022 -  Travel Form Due
 09/13/2022 -  Abstracts Due


Venue Information

The Abbey Resort
269 Fontana Blvd
Fontana, WI 53125
262.275.6811

www.theabbeyresort.com


About the Forbeck Foundation

 Forbeck Forum Information
 Travel Information
 General Program
 Frequently Asked Questions
 How to donate to WGFRF


Program Description

The Scholar Retreat, held annually invites scholars and mentors to attend a 3 day meeting. This meeting focuses on bringing junior scientists together from various areas of cancer research. The collaborations and new ideas that come from this meeting have been numerous and outstanding. The mentors provide great guidance regarding science and career for these junior scientists.


Travel Information

Travel forms are due 30 days prior to the start of the meeting to allow enough time to plan transportation.

Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is the preferred airport as it is only 45 minutes from the meeting location.

  • Arrivals - Thursday at 1 PM, 3 PM and 5 PM
  • Departures - Sunday at 10 AM and 12 PM

Chicago's O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1 1/2 hours from the meeting location without traffic. The Foundation can only accommodate 1 pick up per day at O'Hare. If you absolutely must fly into O'Hare (ie: International Flights) the Foundation will have the following pick up times at O'Hare:

  • Arrivals - Thursday at 3 PM
  • Departures - Sunday at 10 AM

Any other arrival times at Chicago's O'Hare airport must be arranged and paid for by the individual.

Submit Travel Form

Abstracts

Abstracts are due 30 days prior to the start of the meeting to allow enough time to prepare the meeting book.

The abstracts should be only one or two paragraphs outlining the theme of your presentation and should reflect the objective and spirit of the meeting (see above). Abstracts will be circulated about one week before the meeting. The meeting organizer will start requesting them a month before the meeting.

Submit Abstract

Forum Participants

Participant Institution

For more than 35 years, the Forbeck Foundation has proven to be an excellent steward of donor funds and has remained focused on executing its mission. Interested in sponsoring this Forum? Contact us today for more information!