The 5th Swedish Cancer Research Meeting will take place at Folkets Hus, Umeå, October 3-4, 2019.
The meeting starts with Registration & Coffee Thursday October 3 at 9 a.m., and ends Friday October 4 at 3 p.m. Please see updated program.
A wide area of cancer research topics will be covered including:
Cancer Biomarkers for Screening and Early Detection
Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy
Cancer Genomics and Genome Editing
Pre-clinical and Translational Cancer Research
Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostics
Confirmed invited speakers
Johan Skog, Harvard University, Boston, USA – Exosomes and liquid biopsies in diagnostics
Johan Lundin, Helsinki and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden – Artificial intelligence in diagnostics
Elisabeth De Vries, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands – PET imaging, PD-L1
Tobias Sjöblom, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden – Cancer Biomarkers: Turning defeat to victory
The three strategic cancer research networks U-CAN, StratCan and BioCARE (https://www.med.lu.se/biocare) are delighted to announce the upcoming 5th Swedish Cancer Meeting which continues the tradition established by the four previous meetings held in Malmö (2012), Uppsala (2013), Stockholm (2014) and Gothenburg (2016). For this year´s meeting Cancerakademin and the Regional Cancer Centre North (https://www.cancercentrum.se/norr/) has been added as organizers, illustrating the interest of the networks to interact with regional and national education and larger cancer health care system.
Beatrice Melin, Umeå University U-CAN
Tobias Sjöblom, Uppsala University U-CAN
Jonas Bergh, Karolinska Institute StratCan
Jonas Nilsson, Gothenburg University, BioCARE
Kristian Pietras, Lund University, BioCARE
Local Organizing committee
Ulrika Andersson (email@example.com) (U-CAN, Umeå)
Sara Huggert (firstname.lastname@example.org) (U-CAN, Umeå)
Marie Lundholm (Regional Cancer Centre North, Umeå)
Monica Sandström (Cancerakademin, Umeå)
Lee Ann Tjon-Kon-fat (Umeå University, Umeå)
SFO contact persons:
Johanna Furuhjelm, (email@example.com) Karolinska Institute, StratCan
Pia Berntsson, (firstname.lastname@example.org) Lund University, BioCARE
Yael Zukovsky Fitoussi, (email@example.com) Gothenburg University, BioCARE
Per-Henrik Edqvist, (firstname.lastname@example.org), Uppsala University, U-CAN
Ulrika Andersson (email@example.com) Umeå University, U-CAN
Poster session & short talks from abstracts
A number of short talks will be selected from submitted abstracts both for the plenary session and the workshops, as indicated in the programThe schedule will also include two poster sessions (poster hanging time indicated in the program):
POSTER SESSION 1 (Oct 3) 16.45-18.00
POSTER SESSION 2 (Oct 4) 12.45-14.00
Maximum poster size is 140 cm (height) × 100 cm (width). Recommended poster format is portrait (standing) 120 cm × 90 cm.
Registration & Abstract submission
Deadline for abstract submission for posters or short talks is May 5. The limit for the length of Abstracts is 300 Words.
Registration is open between February 7 and August 31.
We recommend that you carefully read the information in the section registration terms and fees before filling in the registration form. Payment must be made in advance of the conference.
Registration terms and fees
The registration fee is 1000 SEK for all participants that register before August 31. A conference dinner on Thursday October 3 is included in the registration fee.In addition, the SFO provides a waiver for the registration fee to a certain number of participants for their respective SFO. Please contact your local SFO contact person to sign up for free registration fee.
A cancellation fee of 2000 SEK will be charged by those who cancel their registration after August 31, nor for no-shows for any reason.
Hotel rooms at the hotels below are pre-booked with discounted rate, presumed that the hotel reservation are made by telephone or e-mail. Hotel rooms at reduced price is guaranteed until August 6. After that date we cannot offer hotel rooms at reduced price.
Scandic Plaza (Price/night/single room 974 SEK*)
Booking reference: 46815507, +46 90-205 63 00, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel Winn (Price/night/single room 1245 and double room 1345 SEK*)
Booking reference: GR008212, +46 90-71 11 22, email@example.com
Hotel Mimer (Price/night/single room 1085 SEK*)
Booking reference: 4874917, +46 90-203 94 00 firstname.lastname@example.org
*All rates include breakfast and VAT.
Traveling by train
As a contribution to reduce climate impact, a 10% discount will be offered by SJ for those who want to travel by train to the meeting in Umeå.
Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. The hotel rooms must be booked and paid by each participant. You will be able to pay by credit card or by cash. All hotels can invoice Swedish organizations, but not abroad.
Please contact the Sara Huggert – email@example.com if you have any further questions.