Program Overview

The fifth Canadian Cancer Research Conference will be held from November 3 to 5, 2019 at the Shaw Centre, in Ottawa, Ontario.

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.

The conference will be conducted in English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations will open April 15, 2019, until June 14, 2019.

CCRC 2019 Conference Chairs

John Bell, PhD, FRSC

Senior Scientist, Cancer Therapeutics Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Professor, Depts. of Medicine and Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa
Scientific Director, BioCanRx, Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE)


Christine Williams, PhD

Deputy Director, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Satellite Meetings

Please contact us to discuss opportunities to host a satellite meeting in conjunction with the 2019 CCRC.