Program Overview

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

Canadian Bioinformatics Workshop November 4, 08:30-12:30

Interested CCRC registrants may choose to register for this half-day workshop for an additional fee of $100 plus applicable taxes. The workshop is limited to the first 50 applicants.

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Celebration of Science November 6 & 7

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.

TFRI's Early Morning Run November 6, 06:30-08:30

TFRI's Early Morning Run/Walk is a tradition for attendees of its Annual Scientific Meeting. This year, the run will be held on Monday, November 6 as part of the CCRC and to celebrate TFRI's 10th anniversary. Everyone is invited to join! Check the CCRC program for details.

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.