NAACCR 2014 Annual Conference

2014 NAACCR Annual Conference
In Conjunction With the 2014 IACR Annual Conference

"Capitalizing on Cancer Surveillance Data for Improved Cancer Control"

Ottawa 8

2014 NAACCR/IACR Annual Conference

Ottawa 5

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
NAACCR: June 21-26, 2014 / IACR: June 25-28, 2014


Registration for NAACCR and IACR is now open!
(see the "R" below)

Poster and oral abstract acceptance emails were sent on 2/10 from Please contact Charlie Blackburn at 217-698-0800 x4 or email this address if you have not received your confirmation.

Call for Abstracts
Call for

The 2014 Annual Conference Call for Abstracts is now closed. The deadline for abstracts was Noon EST, Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

Exhibitors and Sponsors
Exhibitors and

For a list of available exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, see the 2014 Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus. Please visit the NAACCR Store to purchase any of these opportunities.

Click here for Exhibitor Service Manual

Hotel and Lodging
Hotel and

The 2014 NAACCR Annual Conference will be held at The Westin Ottawa. To see room rates and reserve your room, visit our booking page. Rooms booked under the NAACCR block will receive complimentary in-room internet for the duration of their stay. See below for more details.

Preliminary Program

The 2014 Preliminary Program  is now available for download. The updated agenda now includes the preliminary IACR conference days of Friday and Saturday (June 27-28).


Registration for the 2014 NAACCR Annual Conference is now open! To register, visit the NAACCR Store and select your registration type. Registration for the NAACCR Conference plus the 2014 IACR Annual Conference is also available.

Travel Tips
Travel Tips

For information about passports and visas when entering Canada, please see the information below.

For things to do in Ottawa, see our Travel Tips and Tours page or visit the Ottawa Tourism site.


Submit your poster abstract PDF by Friday, May 23, 2014. All poster PDF files must be submitted for judging.

NAACCR Committee Meeting Day, June 23, 2014

View the schedule of committee meetings below. Entries for meetings may be made also. Meetings may only be added by Committee Chairs please.
View schedule and reserve meeting time »

In June 2014, NAACCR and the International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) will co-sponsor an unprecedented educational opportunity by bringing together the world leaders in cancer surveillance for a week-long symposium which combines the NAACCR and IACR annual conferences. The Conference is developed by and for cancer surveillance professionals to learn about the latest trends, acquire new skills, share research findings, improve public health, and support a variety of cancer research endeavors. Our theme is “Capitalizing on Cancer Surveillance Data for Improved Cancer Control.”

The Westin Ottawa

A credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. No deposit is required. If no credit card can be provided, then reservation is cancelled if guest does not check-in by 4:00 pm on the date of their arrival. A credit card must be provided if reserving your room online. Guests will receive a confirmation email of their reservation after the reservation is complete. Please contact the hotel if you do not receive an email within 24 hours of making your reservation. Cancellation policy: Reservations cancelled after 4:00 pm on check-in day will be subject to a 1 night charge.

Reservations Note: An early departure fee of $100 will apply to the Group attendee should he/she check-out prior to the confirmed checkout date should they not notify the hotel prior to 4pm day of check-in.

Travel/Passport Information

  • All participants arriving by air or land will require a valid travel document, visitors from the United States will require proof of citizenship, in the form of a passport or birth certificate with valid government issued photo ID, or naturalization (i.e. permanent resident card). Visitors from elsewhere will require a valid passport to seek entry into Canada as this is the only universally accepted travel document. A full list of accepted documents is provided via the following link:
  • The travel document being used to seek entry must be valid for the duration of the visitor’s stay in Canada.
  • A visa requirement depends on the purpose of travel (i.e. work or pleasure) and the visitors country of Citizenship. If the visitor’s citizenship is that of a visa required country, they must apply for a visa at the nearest Canadian Embassy/Visa Office abroad. A list of visa required countries can be found here. To apply for a work permit, click here. Please contact CIC for questions regarding the admissibility of visitors.
  • Visa Information : International delegates who require a temporary visa to attend the NAACCR/IACR 2014 Conference can find further information by clicking here. If you are unsure whether you require a visa to attend the conference in Canada then please click on this link and enter your country of nationality on your passport.

This program is supported in part by Cooperative Agreement Number 5U58DP001803 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.