Scientific Programme – Supplementary Sessions

The AORTIC 2009 programme includes a number of supplementary sessions that complement the specialist workshops and plenary sessions. These supplementary sessions include pre-conference workshops, industry-sponsored symposia and a media summit.

AORTIC Media Summit with American Cancer Society (ACS)
Tuesday, 10 November

Fighting the Cancer and Tobacco Pandemic in Africa:
AORTIC Panel on Africa Cancer Burden

18h00 – 19h00
Kikwete Hall, Kunduchi Beach Hotel & Resort

Please download the provisional agenda here.

Pre-conference workshops
Tuesday, 10 November

  1. Surgical workshop (Sponsored by Storz)
  2. Fundamentals of clinical research (Supported by University of Chicago Office of Clinical Research and the Global Health Initiative)
  3. Pathology
  4. Cancer epidemiology (Supported by Institut Català d'Oncologia (Spain))
  5. Palliative care for cancer in Africa (Supported by Open Society Institute)
  6. Prevention of cervical cancer (Supported by World Health Organization (WHO))

For more detailed information on the Pre-Conference workshops, please click here.

Please note that pre-registration is required to attend the pre-conference workshops and there is an additional fee of $30.00.

Industry-sponsored symposia
Wednesday, 11 November

  1. GlaxoSmithKline symposium on HPV vaccines
  2. Merck-MSD symposium on HPV vaccines
  3. Novartis/Axios Glivec International Patient Assistance Program (GIPAP) symposium

Thursday, 12 November

  1. Pfizer Workshop on targeted therapies: the next generation of cancer treatment

For more detailed information on the Industry-sponsored symposia, please click here.

Symposia are included in registration fees.

Please note that the “Novartis symposium on haematology” has been cancelled. Delegates that pre-registered for that symposium are invited to attend one of the other symposia on 11 November.

If you have already registered as a delegate but did not choose any supplementary sessions, please click here to send an email to the AORTIC 2009 Conference Secretariat, listing your choice of session.

27 March 2009
Abstract Submissions

27 March 2009
Bursary Applications

April 2009
Registration opens

11 November 2009
AORTIC 2009 Opening Ceremony

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