Welcome to the CGTP Summit

The CGTP Summit debuted in 2023 as an extension of the Cell and Gene Therapy Products Symposium and brought together 300+ attendees comprised of industry, regulatory, and academic professionals. The Summit is designed to discuss pertinent challenges in the cell and gene therapy field. This one-day program will include speaker presentations with interactive, in-depth panel discussions. The Summit will be offered in-person as well as live streamed to a virtual audience.


    All attendees are encouraged to review the information provided to ensure you are prepared for your experience.  

    Attendee Resources

    The full scientific program will be available soon.

    In-Person Attendees

    Join us for the Summit at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Rockville, MD, USA. Summit registration includes all sessions on June 10, 2024, continental breakfast, networking lunch, networking breaks, and networking reception. Along with all aspects of the in-person experience, you have access to the Summit website, meeting mobile app, CGTP Summit Live Stream, and Oxford online schedule which features the final program, abstracts, and presenters' slides (when available). In-person registration will close Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

    Registration Fees     

    Virtual Attendees

    Join us virtually from anywhere in the world for the Summit. Virtual registration includes a live streaming broadcast of all talks and panel discussions on June 10, 2024, as well as access to the Summit website, meeting mobile app, and Oxford online schedule which features the final program, abstracts, and presenters' slides (when available). Virtual registration will close Thursday, June 6, 2024.

    Registration Fees     

    Code of Conduct

    CASSS is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and CASSS staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, industry partners, exhibitors, CASSS staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this Code of Conduct.

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    All program presenters are encouraged to review the information provided to ensure you are prepared for your experience. 

    Presenter Resources

    Health and Safety

    CASSS is committed to protecting its attendees, participants, and staff members to the highest degree possible when attending our conferences. To ensure we provide a safe environment, CASSS strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccinations, and all other routine vaccinations to protect you from infectious diseases, serious illness, and hospitalization. CASSS will follow guidances established by the facility hosting the conference and/or local and state health authorities in which the conference is located.

    For the safety of all attendees, we expect everyone to take everyday preventive actions prior to, and during the conference, to stay safe and healthy. These actions include, but are not limited to:

    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • If you are sick, limit contact with others as much as possible to keep from infecting them.
    • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
    • Wash your hands often.

    Wearing a face mask throughout hotel common space and conference designated areas is recommended but not required.

    If you tested positive for COVID-19, have been directly exposed to the virus, or exhibit any symptoms of the COVID-19 virus, you should isolate and not attend the in-person conference. All in-person registrants have access to the virtual platform (if applicable) so you may participate in the conference in a virtual-only manner.

    CASSS will follow local guidelines, including the current measures from the Maryland Department of Health: https://health.maryland.gov/COVID/Pages/default.aspx

    CASSS is committed to monitoring the local status for in-person conferences and will update our guidelines as necessary. Registrants will be informed about any changes through various communication channels, including email and website, as needed.

    If you have any other questions, please contact the CASSS office at 510-428-0740.

    Virtual Information

    The CGTP Summit will be live streamed to a virtual online player.

    For more information, visit Virtual Information

    Hotel Information

    Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
    5701 Marinelli Road
    Rockville, MD, USA 20852
    Telephone: (301) 822-9200
    Website: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

    Join us at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Rockville, MD, USA for CGTP Summit 2024!

    A room block is reserved for summit delegates at the special group rate of $256 USD for a single or double room (plus 13% occupancy tax). The deadline to reserve your accommodations is Thursday, May 16, 2024.

    Make Your Reservations      More Information About Reservations

    NOTE: By staying at the host hotel, you help CASSS meet its contractual obligations and keep future registration fees reasonable. Please take this into consideration when making your accommodation decisions.

    Past Event Videos

    • Cell & Gene Therapy Products 2023 Keynote: Becky Schweighardt, Grace Science LLC

    • Cell & Gene Therapy Products 2022 Keynote: Peter Marks, CBER, FDA

    • Cell & Gene Therapy Products 2020 Keynote: Simon Frost - Action Potential: A Parent’s Perspective

    • CASSS Moments: Real Time Discussions

    • CASSS Moments: How We Help Each Other

    • CASSS Moments: How Hot Topics Can Influence a Career

    • CASSS Moments: Game Changing Interactions with Regulators

    • CASSS Moments: Active Listening to Understand the Issues

    "Great discussions, good case studies, very relevant to what we are dealing with for comparability. An excellent way to hear what others are doing and trends in the field." 
    Alexandra Beumer Sassi, CGTP Summit 2023 Attendee