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International Symposium on Late Complications After Childhood Cancer

Thursday, June 15 - Saturday, June 17, 2023
Emory Convention Center Hotel, Atlanta, GA, USA

Symposium Overview

In 2022 the North American Symposium on Late Complications After Childhood Cancer (NASLCCC) and the European Symposium on Late Complications After Childhood Cancer (ESLCCC) merged efforts to provide an international forum for survivorship clinicians and researchers.

The newly branded International Symposium on Late Complications After Childhood Cancer (ISLCCC) aims to feature emerging research results and insights from real world clinical experience to promote research collaborations and improve survivorship care throughout the world. The symposium provides a venue for the multidisciplinary exchange of innovative ideas among clinicians and researchers engaged in pediatric cancer survivorship clinical care and/or research. The symposium historically includes global participation of approximately 300 attendees from Europe, Asia, Oceania, South America, Canada, and the United States and will be of interest to oncologists, psychologists, social workers, and survivorship clinicians and researchers. The 2023 ISLCCC will be an in-person event.  For registrants to the symposium, web-based access to recorded sessions will be provided after the meeting.

 

Preliminary Program Overview

Thursday, June 15
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Welcome
3:15 – 3:45 pm Keynote Speaker #1
3:45 – 6:00 pm Oral Abstract Presentations
Panel Discussions
6:00 – 7:30 pm Welcome Reception
7:00 – 9:00 pm Dinner
Friday, June 16
7:15 – 9:00 am Dan Green Fun Run
6:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 am Keynote Speaker #2
9:30 – 10:30 am Oral Abstract Presentations
Panel Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 am Refreshment Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Clinical Conundrums
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 pm  Oral Abstract Presentations
Panel Discussion
3:30 – 4:00 pm Refreshment Break
4:00 – 5:00 pm Oral Abstract Presentations
Panel Discussion
5:00 pm Adjourn
6:30 – 8:30 pm Poster Exhibition
7:00 – 9:00 pm Dinner 
Saturday, June 17
6:30 – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 am Keynote Speaker #3
8:30 – 9:30 am Oral Abstract Presentations
Panel Discussion
9:30 - 10:00 am Refreshment Break
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Oral Abstract Presentations
Panel Discussions
12:00 pm Adjourn
 

Registration

Registration will open January 13, 2023.  A discount is offered for registrations received on or before Monday, April 17, 2023, at 11:59 PM CST.

Registration will be securely processed online only and will be confirmed immediately by email. Below you will find information related to registration fees, special rate categories, registration changes, and cancellations. Due to limited space, early registration is encouraged.

Registrations received by April 17, 2023, are:

  • Physicians or Professors: $575
  • Non-physicians (PhDs, Fellows, NPs, Nurses): $525
  • Students or Survivors: $400

Registrations received after April 17, 2023, are:

  • Physicians or professors: $625
  • Non-physicians (PhDs, Fellows, NPs, Nurses): $575
  • Students or Survivors: $400

Fees are payable at the time of registration and include access to all Symposium educational and scientific sessions, program book, and poster sessions and web-based access to the recorded sessions after the meeting, as well as Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians and Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) credits for nurses. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted for payment. Registrations will not be processed without full payment.

In addition to the above, your registration will include the following at the Emory Conference Center Hotel:

  • Welcome Reception on Thursday evening
  • Breakfast on Friday and Saturday
  • Lunch on Friday
  • Dinner on Thursday and Friday

Refund Policy: Cancellations may be made using the link in your ISLCCC registration confirmation or a transfer of registration to a colleague may be requested by the original registrant with the link. Any requests for cancellations or changes must be submitted no later than May 10, 2023. An administration fee of $50 will be assessed for any cancellations and no refunds will be granted after May 10, 2023.

  1. Emory Conference Center Hotel
    1615 Clifton Road NE
    Atlanta, Georgia 30329 US
    Phone: 404-712-6000

    Each attendee is responsible for securing their hotel reservation at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. The hotel conference rate will expire on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. After that date, you may be able to obtain a room but it will be at the Emory Conference Center Hotel’s current published rate. Make your reservations early as the room block will fill quickly!

    Double Occupancy room rates may be split by calling the hotel directly to make reservations. Be sure to reference the conference code ISLCCC.

    Emory Conference Center Hotel Room Rate:

    • $180 nightly for Single or Double  Occupancy

    Book a Hotel Room

  2. Abstract Submissions will open on January 13, 2023. The submission deadline is February 27, 2023, 11:59 pm CST.
    Participants are invited to submit abstracts for review.  Abstracts will be accepted only through the conference website and there is no fee for submission.  Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee for selection of Oral and Poster presentations and accepted abstracts will be published in the ISLCCC Program Book.

    Acceptance notifications and guidelines for presentation will be sent in April 2023. Authors of accepted abstracts who have not registered for the Symposium will have until April 17, 2023, to do so at the discounted registration rate (early registration is highly recommended).

    Please note that submitting an abstract does not register you for the meeting.

    Abstract Guidelines

    • There is no limit to the number of abstracts an individual may author.
    • Abstracts must be written in English.
    • Abstracts are limited to 2,000 characters.
    • Use a concise title.
    • List affiliations of author(s) as briefly as possible with name, degree, hospital, city, state, country.
    • Use standard and well-accepted abbreviations.
    • Tables and graphics must be inserted in a .jpg format.
    • Abstract content should be single spaced, typed in sentence case and contain:
      • Background/Purpose
      • Methods
      • Results
      • Conclusions

    Abstract Categories

    Abstracts can be submitted in the following categories (please indicate category desired in submission):

    • Late effects including subsequent neoplasms and mortality
    • Research Methods/Epidemiology
    • Health Services Research
    • Intervention Research
    • Survivorship Care Planning
    • Survivorship Health Screening Guidelines
    • Genetics/Genomics

    Submit an Abstract

  3. Childhood Cancer Survivorship Study (CCSS) Investigator Meeting

    The CCSS Investigator Meeting will convene June 14-15, 2023, at the Emory Conference Center Hotel preceding the International Symposium on Late Complications After Childhood Cancer.  The Investigator Meeting is open to anyone who wants to attend. The Plenary Session will begin at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 14, following the morning Executive Committee and Steering Committee Meetings and end on June 15 at 12:00 PM.   A detailed CCSS Investigator Meeting Agenda as well as details on conference center location and accommodations will be provided in on the CCSS website as soon as they are available: https://ccss.stjude.org/investigator-meetings. Until then, please hold these dates on your calendar in anticipation of this event.

    International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group (IGHG)

    Participants in the IGHG will meet on June 15, 2023, from 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM (following the conclusion of the CCSS Investigator Meeting). A detailed meeting agenda and conference center location will be provided in early 2023. IGHG expert panel members and individuals interested in participating IGHG initiatives are welcome to attend. A detailed IGHG meeting agenda as well as information about the conference center location will be provided in early 2023 and posted at www.ighg.org.

    Dan Green Fun Run: Local program committee members are planning an event for Friday morning, June 16, 2023, and details will be forthcoming. 

  4. Major Airports

    The nearest major airport to The Emory Conference Center Hotel is the Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport.

    Ground Transportation

    Taxi service, Lyft, and Uber, and various shuttle services are all available from the Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport.

  5. Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Princess Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Objectives

    As a result of participating in this educational program, participants should be able to:

    • Describe common long-term physical and emotional sequelae of childhood cancer
    • Implement appropriate interventions to prevent, remediate, or promote early detection of cancer-/treatment-related medical and psychosocial complications in childhood cancer survivors
    • Recognize challenges in delivery of high quality survivorship care
    • Identify emerging signals of late toxicity associated with novel cancer treatment strategies
 
 

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