Cancer in Africa: Making Strides, Creating Solutions

AORTIC’s 11th International Conference on Cancer in Africa (AORTIC 2017) is taking place from 7 to 10 November at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, with a pre-conference symposium on 6 November. 

Registration is open on Monday, 6 November from 14:00 – 20:30 in the main entrance of the Kigali Convention Centre.

The AORTIC Symposium is on 6 November from 18:30 to 21:00. The venue is MH 1.

The Opening Ceremony is on Tuesday, 7 November at 08:45. The venue is MH 3&4.

Registration hours:

Monday, 6 November: 14:00 – 20:30

Tuesday, 7 November through Thursday, 9 November: 07:00 – 17:00

Friday, 10 November: 07:00 – 16:00

Registration location:

Main entrance, Kigali Convention Centre

Here is a MAP to the venue.



The AORTIC International Conference on Cancer in Africa is a unique platform to learn and collaborate. The conference brings together multidisciplinary specialists from the global cancer community to reduce the impact of cancer in Africa.

  • 900 Participants
  • 70+ Programme sessions
  • 20+ Hours of networking

Top five reasons to attend

  1. Present your research, share your expertise, hear case studies and gain practical information to ensure success in cancer management and research in Africa
  2. Participate in workshops led by an expert speaking faculty
  3. Broaden your network for clinical support, collaboration and education
  4. Keep up to date and make empowered and educated decisions on what is happening in the field of cancer in Africa
  5. Access more than twenty hours of networking with cancer professionals from 66+ different countries across all fields

Who should attend

AORTIC conferences are designed to be of interest to a broad range of cancer professionals:

  • Medical oncologists
  • Nurses, fellows and registrars
  • Specialists and academics
  • Clinicians and scientists
  • Advocates and policymakers
  • Public health professionals
  • Trade representatives: technology, imaging, therapeutics and pharmaceuticals