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CCI International Conference October 23-26 2019 Lyon, France

Held in conjunction with 51st Congress of The International Society of Pediatric Oncology

We are happy to announce that the annual Childhood Cancer International (CCI) conference is in Europe again, this time in Lyon, the 3 rd largest city in France, where Auguste and Louis Lumière invented the cinematograph. It will be an excellent occasion for a double celebration:
1. 50 years ago, in Madrid, Spain, the SIOP community was established;
2. 25 years ago, in Valencia, also in Spain, ICCCPO – now CCI was founded with the mission of “sharing information and experience between parent groups around the world, and with all others involved in the treatment and care of children with cancer, in order to ensure the best possible access to treatment and care for children with cancer everywhere in the world.”
The conference will be held at the Lyon Convention Centre. Information about the Convention Centre can be found here.

Initial information about the conference, visit the official website for SIOP.

  • Visa Information: Please check in advance if you require a visa to enter France.
  • Hotel: Please consult the official website of the conference for the best options in terms of accommodations.
  • Registration: Registration is open. You can register online here, or by clicking the button below. Please note: Early bird registration is July 31, 2019.

Registration is NOW OPEN

  • Stipends: A limited number of stipends is available for members of Low Income Countries. You may download Stipend Guidelines and the Application form here.

Abstract submission is now open!
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Please note, there will be no extension to the deadline.

Abstract Submission Form


Preliminary Program

In order to simplify the organization of the event and everyone’s agenda, but still maintain the importance and pleasure of networking, we have decided to combine the CCI Meet and Greet and CCI Gala Dinner into one event only (on Tuesday 22 nd ). Doing so, will also allow to attend SIOP’s networking event to those who want.

See below for the broad schedule to help with your travel arrangements:

We look forward to continuing these conversations and welcoming you all to Lyon in October, for a memorable and enriching learning experience.

2019 CCI Lyon Annual Conference Board Steering Committee
João de Braganca (Conference Chair) on behalf of the organising Committee
Luisa Basset (Conference Secretariat)

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