NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference

NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference

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June 16 – 23, 2017
Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance
Photo: visitalbuquerque.org
Photo: Ron Behrmann
Photo: Verna Wood
Photo: Kim Ashley

Photos: visitalbuquerque.org, R. Behrmann, V. Wood, K. Ashley

Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance

The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) invites you to attend the NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference. The conference will take place June 16 – 23, 2017, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The New Mexico Tumor Registry and NAACCR welcome health professionals, and students interested in cancer surveillance as well as professionals in research, and registry operations.

The theme for 2017 is: “Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance.” The 2017 conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from national experts in cancer surveillance, cancer registry operations, and cancer research. Sessions will explore the new era in cancer surveillance from multiple perspectives in North America. We are also planning a special day focused on the Registry of the Future on Monday, June 19.

Hosted by the New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

2017 NAACCR Business Meeting Voting Delegates

If you are unable to attend the meeting please send a representative from your organization to cast your vote. Please complete your voting proxy by June 2, 2017.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend the NAACCR Business Meeting on Wednesday, June 21 from 8:15 am – 8:45 am.

Poster Contest Submissions

Poster authors who want to be considered for a NAACCR Poster Award must submit a PDF of their poster(s) by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (8:59 pm Pacific Time) on Friday, June 2, 2017 for display on the NAACCR website. Posters not submitted by this deadline will not be considered for a NAACCR Poster Award.

Fun Bike Ride

Fun Bike Ride – NAACCR Albuquerque – Wednesday June 21st. 4:00-7:00pm. Join us for a MELLOW afternoon ride along the Rio Grande, on Albuquerque’s Paseo del Bosque Bike Trail. Scenic and safe, the dedicated bike trail will remind us of our rides in Austin and Portland!

To find out the details and reserve a bike, click HERE. See you in Albuquerque! Contact Rich Pinder with any questions rpinder@usc.edu (323) 442-1640.

2017 Preliminary Program Full Schedule

The 2017 Preliminary Program is available with assigned oral abstracts. Click above to view the full Preliminary Program schedule.

Registration & Fees

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Registration for the 2017 NAACCR Conference and Workshops. Check back here for updated information and registration details.

NAACCR Full Conference RegistrationBefore May 1st 2017May 1st 2017, or later
NAACCR Member or Hospital Registrar$495 USD$575 USD
Non-Member$595 USD$675 USD
NAACCR Individual Member who is Retired/Inactive Professional$125 USD$150 USD
One Day RegistrationNAACCR MemberNon-Member
Tuesday, June 20$245 USD$295 USD
Wednesday, June 21$245 USD$295 USD
Thursday, June 22$245 USD$295 USD
Registry of the Future Registration
Monday, June 19$35 USD
Pre-Post Conference Workshops
Cancer Survival: Principles, Methods and Applications (6/16-19)$1,450 USD
Cancer Surveillance: An Overview and Hands-On Experience (6/17)$75 USD
Registry Usage of the SEER Abstracting Tool and the SEER Data Viewer (6/18)
$250 USD
SEER*Stat Basic (6/18)
$250 USD
How did you get my Name? (6/18)
$325 USD
Interactive Mapping Toolkit for Cancer Surveillance and Cancer Control (6/18)
$175 USD
SEER*Stat Advanced (6/19)
$250 USD
Evaluation of NCI-funded METRIC Software to Measure Cancer Health Environment (6/23-24)
$0 USD

Social Events

One ticket for the Opening Reception is included with full registration for members, hospital registrars, and non-members. Tickets for Guests or Retired/Inactive Professional Individual Members may be purchased online at www.naaccr.org or on-site at the registration desk for $60 per ticket.

NAACCR Opening Reception

Tuesday, June 20 — $60 USD each additional ticket

Cancellation Policy

Registrants providing written notice of cancellation received by the NAACCR office on or before May 1, 2017, will be refunded the registration fee minus a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after May 1, 2017. Substitutions of registrants are allowed at any time. Contact Monica Thornton by phone at 217.698.0800 ext. 1 or by email at mthornton@naaccr.org with any questions.

Agenda & Workshops

The Preliminary Program Agenda details including accepted oral abstracts is now available.

Conference Workshop Detail and Description

Hotel & Travel

Host Hotel
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234

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The Hyatt Regency Albuquerque’s central downtown location makes it the ideal venue for the NAACCR conference. You can stroll along Albuquerque’s avenues to explore the shops and art galleries of the city or enjoy a leisurely walk to the conference sessions at the Albuquerque Convention Center just a short distance from the hotel. Within this distinctly “Southwestern” feeling New Mexico hotel, you’ll find dining options and spacious guestrooms that reflect the beauty of the surrounding Sandia Mountains.

Reservations 

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque for participants of the NAACCR 2017 Conference and Pre-conference workshops. NAACCR has negotiated a discounted rate for the conference.  Rooms are subject to availability.

We encourage all delegates to book their accommodation at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque.

Discounted NAACCR Conference Rates
Single: $159.00 USD
Double: $159.00 USD
Triple: $184.00 USD

All rates are subject to applicable taxes. Please note that these rates are quoted in U.S. dollars.

The host hotel, HYATT Regency, is beginning to sell out certain room nights. There are still rooms available at the DoubleTree across the street from the HYATT and Convention Center as well as the Hotel Andaluz (.2 Miles / 1 1/2 Block Away). Please attempt to book at one of these hotels if the HYATT is not available.


Click here to reserve a room at the Hotel Andaluz.

 



Click here to reserve a room at the DoubleTree.

 


 

Click here to reserve a room at the Hampton Inn by Hilton.
Located 11 minutes from the Albuquerque Convention Center but with a free shuttle service to and from the Albuquerque Convention Center, runs every 30 minutes, shuttle will start at 7:AM-9:PM, for the entire conference. All NAACCR guests will be given a hand out on the shuttle service and the hotel will also have signage at the front desk about the shuttle. Free Hot Breakfast Buffet served from 6: AM-10: AM, rate of $91.00 plus tax. Guests may also call 505-837-9300 and refer to group code (NAACCR).


Airport

Visit Albuquerque’s airport web site.  This resource will provide information on terminal maps, parking, ground transportation, dining, and an interactive flight map.

Transportation and Shuttle Options

Explore Albuquerque!

Experience a delightful stay during the 2017 NAACCR Conference at Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. The Hyatt is the host hotel for this year’s conference. The Hyatt features renowned services, generous amenities and central downtown location make us the ideal choice for both business travelers and vacationers. You can stroll along Albuquerque’s avenues to explore the shops and art galleries of our inviting city or enjoy a leisurely walk to your event at the Albuquerque Convention Center just a short distance from our hotel.

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Albuquerque Adventures Await

Wake to gorgeous views of the cityscape or mountains each morning before exploring Albuquerque’s top attractions and activities. A few of our favorite nearby destinations include the Rio Grande Zoo, Albuquerque Old Town, Cliff’s Amusement Park, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History and Petroglyphs National Monument. There is plenty more to explore around Hyatt Regency Albuquerque; you’ll just have to visit to experience it all.

(Source: Hyatt Regency Albuquerque)

The City of Albuquerque, New Mexico

The true Southwest awaits you in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Come immerse yourself in our rich culture and heritage, rooted in centuries of history. Soak in our blue skies and sun that shines 310 days a year-perfect for outdoor activities. Breathe in the high desert air scented with sage and piñon, and you’ll understand why Albuquerque, NM is a destination like no other.

Whether you want to shop for authentic Native American jewelry, try hot air ballooning, explore living history museums, enjoy Albuquerque events and festivals, sample local cuisines or hit the golf courses and spas, Albuquerque has you covered.

(source Albuquerque CVB)

NAACCR invites you to participate in the 2017 Annual Conference as a sponsor and/or exhibitor.
The Albuquerque meeting is sure to be great and we want you to be a part of it!

Your support is critical in helping NAACCR in its mission to develop and promote uniform data standards for cancer registration; provide education and training; certify population-based registries; aggregate and publish data from central cancer registries; and promote the use of cancer surveillance data and systems for cancer control and epidemiologic research, public health programs, and patient care to reduce the burden of cancer in North America.

Over 375 cancer researchers and surveillance professionals are expected to attend. These include NAACCR members from Canada and the United States as well as representatives from government agencies, hospitals, and medical associations.

The NAACCR Annual Conference offers a range of sponsorship opportunities that will allow you to enhance your profile with NAACCR members and other attendees and to show your support of NAACCR’s Mission. Custom sponsorship packages are also available. Please contact the NAACCR office if interested in other opportunities.

 

General Information

Exhibits will be located in or near the room where breakfasts and breaks are served. Posters will be displayed near the exhibit area when possible.

Both exhibitors and sponsors are eligible for the NAACCR member early registration fee of $495 per person for individuals who staff the booth for your organization. To assist you in avoiding the last-minute on-site registration rush, and to expedite your registration process, it is imperative that you pre-register all staff from your organization who will be attending the conference, whether attending the sessions or manning the booth space. We will then have your name badge and conference packet ready for you when you arrive to ensure a speedy and hassle free registration. Name badges will not be issued to non-registered exhibitor staff.

WHY SPONSOR THE NAACCR 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE?

  • Strengthen existing relationships and develop new ones
  • Showcase your products and services
  • Connect with leaders and decision makers of the cancer surveillance community
  • Support NAACCR in its mission in the Cancer Surveillance Community

Sponsorship Levels and Exhibit Information

Diamond Sponsor $20,000 USD

  • Four complimentary registrations (value up to $675 each)
  • Diamond Sponsor designation at exhibit booth
  • Double Booth Package in Premium Location
  • Prominent acknowledgement sign at registration area
  • Acknowledgement from podium
  • Diamond Sponsor designation ribbon for representative
  • Company logo and link on NAACCR Conference web page until December 31, 2017
  • Listing in the Final Conference Program specifying the level of sponsorship
  • Logo featured in the Final Conference Program
  • Sponsor “Thank You” link on the NAACCR conference page
  • Sponsor representatives who will staff the exhibit booth are extended the member early registration fee of $495 through June 20, 2017

 

Platinum Sponsor $10,000 USD

  • Two complimentary registrations (value up to $675 each)
  • Platinum Sponsor designation at exhibit booth
  • Double Booth Package in Premium Location
  • Prominent acknowledgement sign at registration area
  • Acknowledgement from podium
  • Platinum Sponsor designation ribbon for representative
  • Company logo and link on NAACCR Conference web page until December 31, 2017
  • Listing in the Final Conference Program specifying the level of sponsorship
  • Logo featured in the Final Conference Program
  • Sponsor “Thank You” link on the NAACCR conference page
  • Sponsor representatives who will staff the exhibit booth are extended the member early registration fee of $495 through June 20, 2017

 

Gold Sponsor $3,500 USD

  • Prominent acknowledgment sign at registration area
  • Acknowledgment from podium as a Gold Sponsor
  • Standard Booth Package
  • Listing in the Program specifying the level of sponsorship
  • Logo featured in the Final Conference Program
  • Sponsor “Thank You” link on the NAACCR conference page
  • Sponsor representatives who will staff the exhibit booth are extended the member early registration fee of $495 through June 20, 2017

 

Silver Sponsor $2,500 USD

  • Acknowledgment sign at registration area
  • Acknowledgment from podium as a Silver Sponsor
  • Standard Booth Package
  • Listing in the Program specifying the level of sponsorship
  • Logo featured in the Final Conference Program
  • Sponsor “Thank You” link on the NAACCR conference page
  • Sponsor representatives who will staff the exhibit booth are extended the member early registration fee of $495 through June 20, 2017

 

Bronze Sponsor $1,500

  • Acknowledgment sign at registration area
  • Acknowledgment from podium as a Bronze Sponsor
  • Standard Booth Package
  • Listing in the Program specifying the level of sponsorship
  • Logo featured in the Final Conference Program
  • Sponsor “Thank You” link on the NAACCR conference page
  • Sponsor representatives who will staff the exhibit booth are extended the member early registration fee of $495 through June 20, 2017

 

Exhibitor $500 – $1,000

  • Standard Booth Package (10’ x 10’ booth space, 6’ draped table, 2 chairs, ID sign, waste can) available for $500
  • Double Booth Package (10’ x 20’ booth space) available for $1000
  • Listing in the Final Conference Program specifying the level of sponsorship
  • Logo featured in the Final Conference Program
  • Sponsor representatives who will staff the exhibit booth are extended the member early registration fee of $495 through June 20, 2017

 

Cyber Cafe Sponsor $1,000

  • Acknowledgement sign at Cyber Café area
  • Opportunity to provide literature for distribution in internet lounge area
  • Sponsor’s logo and link on each laptop in the Cyber Café area or homepage is set to sponsor’s website

EXHIBIT SPACE INCLUDES:

  • 10′ x 10′ booth space
  • 6′ draped table
  • Two side chairs
  • 8′ high back drape
  • 3′ high side drape
  • One wastebasket

Purchase your booth in the NAACCR store below!

Conference registration will begin in February. For those levels including a discounted conference rate, please contact Monica Thornton at 217-698-0800, ext. 1 or at mthornton@naaccr.org. A discount code will be given to the contact which can be used to secure the exhibitor/sponsor rate during conference registration.

EXHIBIT HOURS:

  • Monday, June 19 – Set-up 1:00pm – 5:00pm*
  • Monday, June 19 – Showcase 5:30m – 7:00pm*
  • Tues., June 20 – Display hours 7:00am – 5:00pm*
  • Wed., June 21 – Display hours 7:00am – 12:00pm*
  • Thurs., June 22 – Display hours 7:00am – 1:30pm*
  • Thurs., June 22 – Dismantle 1:30pm – 2:30pm*

*Times are subject to change

The Call for Abstracts period for the 2017 conference is now closed. Please consider submitting an abstract for our 2018 conference. Information will be available in the Fall of 2017.

The theme this year is: “Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance.” The 2017 conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from national experts in cancer surveillance, cancer registry operations, and cancer research. Sessions will explore the new era in cancer surveillance from multiple perspectives in North America. We are also planning a special day focused on the Registry of the Future prior to the conference. Visit the conference preliminary program to view accepted oral and poster abstracts.

Oral Presentations

  • A laptop will be provided at all sessions. Put your presentation file on a USB “memory stick” or other portable USB device for uploading to the laptop. To ensure that the meeting schedule is maintained, please arrive at your room 10 minutes before the session begins.
  • Presenters who cannot arrive 10 minutes before the session begins should notify the moderator in advance and, if possible, make arrangements to have the moderator or a colleague upload the presentation.
  • Twenty (20) minutes will be allocated for each presentation. Sessions that have 3 presenters or 5 presenters will allocate their time evenly over the session. Presenters should allow two or three minutes for questions. If a presenter uses all of their allotted time for his/her presentation, the moderator will announce that there will be an opportunity for questions at the end of the session (after the last speaker).
  • Internet for concurrent break-out sessions is not available for oral presentations.

Poster Presentations

  • Poster authors who want to be considered for a NAACCR Poster Award must submit a PDF of their poster(s) by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (8:59 pm Pacific Time) on Friday, June 2, 2017 for display on the NAACCR website. Posters not submitted by this deadline will not be considered for a NAACCR Poster Award.
  • Exact dimensions for posters, along with specifications of how to attach them, will accompany your acceptance letter.
  • Posters will be set up on Monday, June 19. Poster authors or their designee are expected to be available in person at their posters during two of the scheduled breaks at the conference. Exact dates and times will be explained in the Final Program which will be available on line prior to the conference.
  • Poster titles and content must not be changed from the original abstract.
  • If posters are withdrawn, the author needs to inform the NAACCR office so the poster can be eliminated from judging.

Note: The NAACCR poster contest is open to all poster presenters (including students) who comply with poster submission guidelines. No monetary awards are associated with this poster contest.

Program Committee

Thanks to all the members of the 2017 Program Committee for their time and guidance in planning the 2017 conference!

  • Chuck Wiggins – Chair, New Mexico Tumor Registry
  • Shari Ackerman – Missouri Cancer Registry
  • Wendy Aldinger – Pennsylvania Cancer Registry
  • Vicki Bernard – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-NPCR
  • Charlie Blackburn – NAACCR
  • Kat Duda – Venue West
  • Brenda Edwards – National Cancer Institute-SEER
  • Susan Gershman – Massachusetts Cancer Registry
  • Jeannette Jackson-Thompson – Missouri Cancer Registry
  • Betsy Kohler – NAACCR
  • Mary Lewis – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-NPCR
  • Angela Martin – NAACCR
  • Angela Meisner – New Mexico Tumor Registry
  • Lynne Penberthy – National Cancer Institute-SEER
  • Susan Perez – Texas Cancer Registry
  • Rich Pinder – Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program
  • Chandrika Rao – North Carolina Cancer Registry
  • Stephanie Stevenson – Venue West
  • Nan Stroup – New Jersey Cancer Registry
  • Heather Stuart-Panko – Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • Monica Thornton – NAACCR
  • Francesca Velotti – Venue West
  • Hannah Weir – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-NPCR
  • Ginger Williams – New Mexico Tumor Registry
  • Judy Williams – ELEKTA

Host Registry

We would like to thank our colleagues at the New Mexico Tumor Registry for hosting our 2017 conference in beautiful downtown Albuquerque!

2018 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
June 9-16, 2018
Single/Double Room Rate: $165 US

2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
June 8-15, 2019
Single/Double Room Rate: $199 US

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Credit: Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau

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