Archive | conferences RSS for this section

Remember to Register! ADOLESCENT & YOUNG ADULT SURVIVORSHIP SYMPOSIUM: A NEW VISION (March 20-21, 2019 in Toronto)

https://uhnevents.regfox.com/aya-survivorship-symposium

Hotel block closes February 17th.

The Adolescent and Young Adult Survivorship Symposium: A New Vision aims to engage local, national and international experts and trainees to build a framework for the delivery of survivorship care for survivors of young adult cancer.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Lois Travis, MD, ScD
Director of the Cancer Survivorship Research Program
Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Centre, Indiana University

Day 1: How Can a Program Can Help Young Adults with Cancer?

Learn about and develop skills in identifying, assessing and intervening on the unique needs of young adults with cancer. Participants will gain an understanding of effective models of care for addressing AYA-specific issues.

Day 2: Surveillance and Screening for Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

Participants will have increased awareness and knowledge of common treatment-related late effects in younger adult cancer survivors and evidence-based interventions for managing them.

See link for registration, agenda, location, contact information and accommodation details.  https://uhnevents.regfox.com/aya-survivorship-symposium

Advertisements

ADOLESCENT & YOUNG ADULT SURVIVORSHIP SYMPOSIUM: A NEW VISION (March 20-21, 2019 in Toronto)

https://uhnevents.regfox.com/aya-survivorship-symposium

The Adolescent and Young Adult Survivorship Symposium: A New Vision aims to engage local, national and international experts and trainees to build a framework for the delivery of survivorship care for survivors of young adult cancer.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Lois Travis, MD, ScD
Director of the Cancer Survivorship Research Program
Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Centre, Indiana University

Day 1: How Can a Program Can Help Young Adults with Cancer?

Learn about and develop skills in identifying, assessing and intervening on the unique needs of young adults with cancer. Participants will gain an understanding of effective models of care for addressing AYA-specific issues.

Day 2: Surveillance and Screening for Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

Participants will have increased awareness and knowledge of common treatment-related late effects in younger adult cancer survivors and evidence-based interventions for managing them.

See link for registration, agenda, location, contact information and accommodation details.  https://uhnevents.regfox.com/aya-survivorship-symposium

Oh, Canada! Proceedings from DIA Canada 2018

Let your fingers do the walking this morning: Venture to Ottawa, Ontario, and read expert reports from our recent DIA Annual Canadian Meeting 2018 in your new Global Forum.

Last Call: Please take this five-minute Global Forum Readers’ Survey to tell us how we’ve done since our new re-design and a $100 gift card may be yours!

EXPLORE DIA CANADA 2018
Thank you for your loyal readership!

CADTH Symposium Travel Award Program for Students and Patient Group Representatives – apply by 10-Dec-2018

CADTH is pleased to announce the 2019 CADTH Symposium Travel Award Program for students and patient group representatives.

Since 2007, CADTH has provided financial support toward conference-related costs for more than 335 student and patient group representatives as part of our commitment to making this important event accessible to all health care stakeholders.

This year, eligible students and patient group representatives can receive up to $2,000 to offset registration, travel, food, accommodation, and other conference-related expenses.

For Students

The 2019 CADTH Symposium offers an excellent opportunity to share your research, learn about the latest advancements in health technology assessment, and interact with peers from across the country as well as leading Canadian and international experts. If you’re a full-time undergraduate or graduate student attending a degree-granting institution in Canada, and taking courses in a field relevant to CADTH’s work, we invite you to apply for a travel award.

For Patient Group Representatives

It’s important that your voice is heard. If you work for a not-for-profit, patient-related organization, or a citizen’s organization interested in health policy, we invite you to apply for a travel award.

How to Apply

Step 1: Review the 2019 CADTH Symposium Travel Award Program Criteria.
Step 2: Complete and submit the 2019 Travel Awards Application form to CADTH by December 10, 2018.

Travel award decisions will be made by the end of January 2019, and awards will be issued to successful applicants by the end of March 2019.

Reminder: The Abstract Submission Deadline for the 2019 CADTH Symposium is October 26, 2018. Priority will be given to Travel Award applicants who have submitted an abstract for the 2019 CADTH Symposium.

If you have questions about the 2019 CADTH Symposium, or the Travel Award Program, please contact us at symposium@cadth.ca. We’re looking forward to seeing you in Edmonton in 2019.

About CADTH

CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing Canada’s health care decision-makers with objective evidence to help make informed decisions about the optimal use of drugs and medical devices in our health care system. CADTH receives funding from Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial governments, with the exception of Quebec.

Learn more at: www.cadth.ca.

Nursing Seminar to be held in association with the 2018 POGO Symposium in Toronto (November 1, 2018)

This year POGO will also host a one-day nursing seminar the day before the Symposium. Topics include: Practical strategies to improve Patient/Family Education; Answering your questions about CAR-T and other Immunotherapies; Survivorship in the Age of Precision Medicine; and Building Resilience. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and connect with pediatric nurses across the province! All disciplines welcome.

www.pogo.ca/education/symposium/program/

POGO Symposium on Precision Medicine in Pediatric Oncology will be held in Toronto, November 2-3, 2018. Early-Bird Rate available before September 28.

The 2018 POGO Multi-Disciplinary Symposium on Childhood Cancer – Precision Medicine in Pediatric Oncology – will examine clinical and scientific advances in precision medicine and explore how those advances are impacting the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children.

Pediatric oncologists, nurses, social workers, and other health professionals will enhance their knowledge of new and innovative diagnostic and treatment options for various forms of childhood cancer, and improve their ability to manage the physical and psychosocial effects that can occur in patients receiving precision therapies.

View the program at: www.pogo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Symposium-Program-2018_July-26.pdf

Register now at:  www.pogo.ca/education/symposium/registration/

10th Annual Interaction Conference–an innovative academic-industry cancer trials meeting (Toronto, Sept 21-22, 2018)

Registration is now open!  Agenda and registration can be found at www.interaction-canada.ca. Please note new conference location below.

Interaction 2018 is an innovative Academic-Industry Cancer Trials meeting that has proved to be successful. The aim of this conference is to bring together cancer clinical trials staff from academia and industry for a two day meeting. The meeting is being organized to cater to the needs of clinical trials staff, including data coordinators, nurses, monitors, regulatory and project managers and administrators. Important goals of this meeting are to foster closer cooperation and understanding between academia and pharmaceutical company staff in the conduct of cancer studies, particularly within the Canadian perspective.

The 10th Interaction conference will be held at a new venue Vantage Venues in downtown Toronto, at 150 King St (At University Ave.), September 21-22, 2018. At this, our tenth anniversary conference, we gather together to reflect on the evolution of the field, to celebrate accomplishments, to welcome new participants to our networks, and to explore what new directions the next ten years may bring.

Please pass along to others who may be interested.  Do not hesitate to contact interactioncanada@gmail.com with any questions.

 

LAST CHANCE for a free lunch and opportunities to publish!

CYP-C Research Champions will be meeting at SIOP in Washington DC on October 13 in the Capitol Room (1:30-5pm) at the Marriott Wardman Park.

The purposes will be to:

1) Provide an overview of CYP-C

2) Provide brief education related to how to measure socioeconomic status using census data (i.e. for CYP-C projects)

3) Begin to create publication teams – this will be an opportunity to be a co-investigator or to lead CYP-C publications

Contact Randy.Barber@ahs.ca by Oct 6 to attend.

23rd Annual Western Canada Nutrition Day – Optimizing Nutrition and Medicine in Cancer Care October 21, 2017 (Edmonton)

We are pleased to extend our personal invitation to the 23rd Annual Western Canada Nutrition Day Conference: Optimizing Nutrition and Medicine in Cancer Care.
The 23rd Annual Western Canada Nutrition Day – Optimizing Nutrition and Medicine in Cancer Care will include subject matter experts from Canada, Italy and Australia. The conference will feature discussions on the full spectrum of cancer care including: Sarcopenic Obesity and Cancer Care, the application of nutrients to modify toxicities of cancer treatment, ESPEN 2017, PN in Cancer Care, INFORM, what we know (and what we don’t) about diet and cancer prevention and much more!

Our audience for this event includes: Dietitians, physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals interested in learning more about nutrition and medicine in cancer care.

When: October 21, 2017
Where: Robbins Learning Centre – Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H 3V9

Online Registration opens: August 23, 2017
Early bird deadline: October 6, 2017
Online registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/z5qf5r
Event code: 8NN28SBJHRD
Email address: DCL.NFLES@ahs.ca

This event is planned by Alberta Health Services, and supported by an unrestricted grant from Nestle Health Science.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the C17 Next Generation of Early Phase Trials: Moving the Bar in Pediatric Oncology workshop (04-Nov- 2017, pre-session meeting at CCRA conference in Vancouver)

 

C17 “Next Generation of Early Phase Trials: Moving the Bar in Pediatric Oncology” educational workshop will be held on Saturday, 4 November 2017 in Vancouver, BC. The workshop is in response to the C17 DVL needs assessment that was completed last year; members from all C17 DVL sites and PROFYLE clinical site leads are encouraged to attend.

The workshop is a full day, pre-session workshop at the CCRA Canadian Cancer Research Conference. We hope that most attendees at our workshop will take the opportunity to attend the full conference as well.

The workshop will be designed to educate investigators on traditional models of early phase trials as well as newer approaches to drug development. We will also cover regulatory, ethical, advocacy and access aspects of early phase trials. The workshop will proved education, discussions, panels and time for questions.

Travel and accommodation booking information will be emailed to you upon completion of the registration.