Programme

CANCER IN AFRICA: INNOVATION, STRATEGIES, IMPLEMENTATION

The 2019 programme will be AORTIC’s most innovative and interactive programme to date, addressing issues across the cancer-care continuum. Designed to spark collaboration and generate spaces for sharing experiences, the 2019 programme will ask the difficult questions, share real case studies, and create solutions.

Live Programme PDF Working Programme Poster Schedule Poster Preparation Guide Scientific Programme Committee

Continuing Professional Development / Medical Education

Earn 30 level 1 CPD points by attending the AORTIC 2019 Conference.

The purpose of CPD is to assist health professionals to maintain and acquire new and updated levels of knowledge, skills and ethical attitudes that will be of measurable benefit in professional practice and to enhance and promote professional integrity.

See the Letter of Accreditation for CPD points here.

NB. Please ensure you have your name tag scanned in the morning and again the afternoon, on each day, to receive your CPD points and certificate. The CPD desk will be located by the conference registration.

Programme Themes

  • AdvocacyAdvocacy
  • Basic scienceBasic science
  • Cancer registriesCancer registries
  • Cancer screeningCancer screening
  • Clinical trialsClinical trials
  • Economics of cancer controlEconomics of cancer control
  • GeneticsGenetics
  • HaematologyHaematology
  • National Cancer Control PlansNational Cancer Control Plans
  • Oncology nursingOncology nursing
  • Paediatric oncologyPaediatric oncology
  • Palliative carePalliative care
  • PathologyPathology
  • Patient survivorshipPatient survivorship
  • Psycho-oncologyPsycho-oncology
  • Radiation oncologyRadiation oncology
  • Radiotherapy physicsRadiotherapy physics
  • Site-specific cancersSite-specific cancers
  • SurgerySurgery
  • Systemic therapySystemic therapy

Schedule at a glance

  DAY 1
Tuesday 5 November
DAY 2
Wednesday 6 November
DAY 3
Thursday 7 November
DAY 4
Friday 8 November
MORNING

Special interest group sessions

Roundtable discussion groups

Expert panel sessions

Concurrent sessions

Best abstracts

Plenary session

Roundtable discussion groups

Expert panel sessions

Concurrent sessions

Best abstracts

Plenary session

Roundtable discussion groups

Expert panel sessions

Concurrent sessions

Concurrent sessions and best abstracts

AFTERNOON

Special interest group sessions

Opening ceremony

Post-lunch industry hour

Concurrent sessions

Post-lunch industry hour

Concurrent sessions

Plenary session

Closing ceremony

EVENING

Welcome Reception

Poster session one

AORTIC General Assembly

Poster session two

Conference Dinner