Program Overview

The 2017 CCRC’s scientific program is currently under development. The conference will be conducted in English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

The fourth Canadian Cancer Research Conference will be held from November 5 to 7, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The scientific program will consist of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, and poster sessions featuring leading national and international researchers from across the cancer research spectrum.

Collectively, the conference’s scientific program will provide attendees with opportunities to network, learn about cutting-edge research in Canada, and present results to and receive feedback from colleagues from across the country.

Plenary session topics include:

  • The Burden of Cancer
  • Cancer and Immune System
  • Metabolism and Cancer

Abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations will open on April 3, 2017.

Download the 2017 Scientific Program

Program Highlights

CCRA Awards

In 2011, the CCRA initiated a biennial recognition program to acknowledge and celebrate contributions of individuals who have had a remarkable impact on cancer research and the cancer research community. The deadline for nominations is April 20, 2017.

Learn More & Submit a Nomination
Supporters Recognition Breakfast

The CCRA is pleased to host a Supporters Recognition Breakfast on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. This is an opportunity for supporters to network with members of the Scientific Program Committee and each other.

Support Us
Celebration of Science

The 2017 CCRC will feature two Celebration of Science events recognizing and celebrating the research contributions of Dr. Connie Eaves. A public lecture will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 followed by a concurrent session for conference delegates on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

New Investigators

Are you a newly established principal investigator / new faculty member (within your first 5 years of academic appointment), or a senior postdoctoral fellow (within 6 months of completing your training)?

Network with your colleagues at the Early Career Researcher Program on November 4, 2017!

Satellite Meetings

Please contact us to discuss opportunities to host a satellite meeting in conjunction with the 2017 CCRC.