2019 conference programme and registration

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Programme

MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY will see the launch of the Cancer Research UK 5th Biennial Early Diagnosis Research Conference. It will start in the evening with a welcome reception, the opening of the poster exhibition and presentations from some of the up and coming researchers in the field of early diagnosis of cancer. A themed oral session is in planning on the topic of public awareness and behaviour change.

TUESDAY 12 FEBRUARY will be an action packed day with speakers including Professor Harry de Koning, Professor Bob Steele CBE and Professor Sir Mike Richards. Topics on Tuesday 12 February will include lung cancer, screening for different tumour types and health economics.

WEDNESDAY 13 FEBRUARY will kick off with a thought provoking presentation from Professor Willie Hamilton. Topics discussed on the day will include optimising referral pathways, cervical cancer, Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Centres and rarer cancers.

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Registration

The registration for the Cancer Research UK 5th Biennial Early Diagnosis Research Conference is now open! 

The full conference registration is now open, this includes the cost of a place at the opening reception on Monday 11th February when all the posters will be exhibited, and the anniversary dinner on Tuesday 12th February 2019.

Single day tickets for Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th February 2019 are now available, please read below what each day ticket includes.

Please note that no tickets include accommodation.

Tickets

Full conference registration includes

  • Access to the opening reception on Monday 11th February 2019
  • A place at the 10 Year Early Diagnosis Anniversary Dinner on the evening of Tuesday 12th February 2019
  • Opportunity to vote in the 10 Year Early Diagnosis Anniversary Awards
  • Registration for the conference programme on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th February 2019
  • All refreshments during the day, including lunch on both Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Conference materials including copy of the post conference report emailed directly to you

Single day tickets

  • Tuesday Day ticket includes: Access to the opening reception on Monday 11th February 2019, Registration for the conference programme on Tuesday 12th February 2019, All day time refreshments including lunch on Tuesday 12th February 2019, Conference materials including copy of the post conference report emailed directly to you. Please note this registration does not include the cost for the Conference Dinner, which can be booked separately.
  • Wednesday Day ticket includes: A place at the 10 year Early Diagnosis Anniversary Dinner on the evening of Tuesday 12th February 2019, Opportunity to vote in the 10 year Early Diagnosis Anniversary awards, Registration for the conference programme on Wednesday 13th February 2019, All refreshments during the day including lunch on Wednesday 13th February 2019, Conference materials including copy of the post conference report emailed directly to you.

Prices

Discounted Full conference registration, available until January 7th 2019: £220 (£234.79 including Eventbrite’s handling and transaction cost).

Full conference registration Standard registration after January 7th 2019: £250 (£266.74 including Eventbrite’s handling and transaction cost).

Single day tickets: £140 (£149.59 including Eventbrite’s handling and transaction cost).

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Please note that none of the registration tickets include accommodation. However, we are delighted that the conference venue, the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, has agreed a discounted rate if you book with them before the 21st December 2018.

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There are other hotels within close proximity of the Hilton Birmingham Metropole that cover different price points.

Cancellation policy

Cancer Research UK has worked hard to secure competitive rates so that we can keep the costs for this conference as low as possible. Due to the challenge of organising a conference of this scale, we will not be able to fully refund any registration fees and the following refund policy is in place.

  • If cancellation is made before 1st January 2019, 90% of the fee will be returned
  • If cancellation is made 1st - 31st January 2019 70% of the fee will be returned
  • If cancellation is made from 1st February 2019, then no refund can be made

You can transfer the registration to a colleague at no extra cost if you contact the team before the 1st February 2019. To discuss cancellations or to arrange transfers, please email the team.

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