Attendee Demographics 24th

The 24th Annual PCF Scientific Retreat is scheduled for October 5-7, 2017 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC.

The 24th Annual PCF Scientific Retreat will host >550 participants from academia, government organizations, industry and non-profit organizations.

This invitation-only event attracts the best researchers, physicians, medical oncologists and is not just limited to people working directly on finding a cure for prostate cancer. Each year PCF invites brilliant minds from fields as diverse as computer science, bioinformatics, dentistry, neuroscience, engineering etc. to come together and share thoughts and ideas in a collaborative setting, taking us all a step further towards finding a cure for a disease that afflicts over 220,000 men in the United States alone.

This year we have participants flying over from all parts of the world to attend this prestigious meeting.

  • 563 participants: 424 from academia and 112 from industry, 13 Board members, and 15 other distinguished guests.
  • 17 countries represented
  • 110 academic institutions represented
  • Representatives from 46 biopharmaceutical companies

The advanced degree distribution of our attendees this year is as follows:

Advanced Degree # Attendees
PhD 226
MD 199
MD, PhD 98
PharmD 5
DVM, PhD 1
DO 1
JD 1
RN 1
MS 4
N/A 20
Total   563