NAACCR / IACR Combined Annual Conference 2019

NAACCR / IACR Combined Annual Conference 2019

NAACCR / IACR Combined Annual Conference, June 8 – 13, 2019, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Welcome to Vancouver!

The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) is pleased to invite you to attend the combined conference of NAACCR and IACR (International Association of Cancer Registries) for 2019. This is a unique opportunity for professionals to network with colleagues conducting similar work globally. The conference will take place June 8 – 13, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. NAACCR and IACR welcome submissions from colleagues, health professionals, and students interested in cancer surveillance, research, and registry operations.

Call for Abstracts

NAACCR and IACR will hold a combined call for abstracts for the 2019 conference. Details can be accessed below or by the “Abstracts” navigation tab at the top.


 

Abstract Submission Deadlines:
NAACCR members must submit abstracts by:
11:59 pm ET, Friday, February 1, 2019 (4:59 am UTC, Saturday. February 2, 2019).

IACR members must submit abstracts by:
11:59 pm ET Friday, February 15, 2019 (4:59 am UTC, Saturday. February 16, 2019).

These deadlines apply to ALL members regardless of student status or eligibility for the Enrico Anglesio prize.

Registration

The tentative date for the opening of registration is late January 2019. Check back to this site for updates.

Conference Hotel

JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3, Canada
Telephone: 604-676-0888
JW Marriott Parq Web Site

Single/Double Room Rate:
Standard Room Block: $249 CAD + applicable taxes
Water View Room Block: $299 CAD + applicable taxes

The tentative date for the opening of hotel reservations is January 2019. Check back to this site for updates.

When you submit your abstract you will be prompted to enter your MyNAACCR Username and Password. If you do not have one you will have the option to create an account. If you have forgotten your credentials you will have the option to recover them.

Submit Your Abstract Call for Abstracts Instructions and Presentation Guidelines

The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) and the International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) are pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation at the combined conference of NAACCR and IACR for 2019. The 2019 conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from national experts in cancer surveillance, cancer registry operations, and cancer research. This is a unique opportunity for professionals to network and learn from colleagues conducting similar work around the world. Sessions will explore the new era in cancer surveillance from multiple perspectives. The conference will take place June 8 – 13, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

NAACCR and IACR welcome submissions from colleagues, health professionals, and students interested in cancer surveillance, research, and registry operations. Anyone whose abstract is accepted for poster presentation may be considered for a NAACCR Poster Award. Students who meet eligibility criteria may be considered for a Student Oral or Poster Presentation Award. In addition, oral presenters who meet the criteria for the Enrico Anglesio Award will be eligible to compete for this prestigious award at the 2019 conference.

Abstracts for oral presentations and/or posters are encouraged in the following topic areas:

Epidemiologic Studies Using Cancer Surveillance Data

  • Descriptive Epidemiology
  • Cohort Studies
  • Survival Studies
  • Cancer in special populations
  • Cancer in populations around the world
  • Cancers with changing or unusual patterns

New Directions

  • Visioning the future of cancer surveillance
  • Tissue repositories, biomarkers, prognostic factors
  • Technologic and scientific advances and innovations
  • New and emerging methods of data collection
  • Data collection in rural and remote areas

Tools for Cancer Registries

  • Statistical tools and methods
  • Estimating prevalence
  • Data visualization tools
  • Trends, projections, and estimating cancer burden
  • Innovative analytical methods

Childhood Cancers

  • Staging system
  • Surveillance issues specific to children
  • Epidemiology

Challenges & Solutions in Data Management

  • Using ancillary systems for core data management
  • Maintaining privacy & confidentiality
  • Variables for core cancer dataset
  • Transitioning to XML

Advanced Data Collection

  • Updates on international staging systems
  • Collection of recurrence and progression data
  • Collection of Treatment data

Data Collection and Operations

  • Data quality, control, & standards
  • Innovative data collection and/or consolidation
  • Overcoming issues with data sharing

Cancer Control

  • Targeting populations for intervention
  • Approaches for estimating cancer burden
  • Using registry data in a clinical setting
  • Obesity, HPV, or tobacco-associated cancers


Submission Deadlines

NAACCR members must submit abstracts by:

11:59 pm ET, Friday, February 1, 2019

(4:59 am UTC, Saturday. February 2, 2019).

IACR members must submit abstracts by:

11:59 pm ET Friday, February 15, 2019

(4:59 am UTC, Saturday. February 16, 2019).

These deadlines apply to ALL members regardless of student status or eligibility for the Enrico Anglesio prize.

 

All abstracts must be submitted electronically. You may access the abstract submission form directly by clicking the “SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT” link.

Accepted abstracts and posters will be posted on the NAACCR website after the conference. Please note that only registered conference participants may present at an oral session or display a poster.

For questions regarding the Call for Abstracts or electronic submission of abstracts, please contact Dr. Recinda Sherman, NAACCR Program Manager of Data Use and Research, at rsherman@naaccr.org; 1-217-698-0800 Ext. 6. Complete information on the conference and the pre-conference workshops will be communicated by email in February. Thank you for your participation and see you in Vancouver!

 

Sincerely,

The NAACCR / IACR 2019 Annual Conference Program Committee

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