Oncology Research and Education Day

Oncology, the Centre for Translational Cancer Research (CTCR) and Strategic Training Program in Cancer Research & Technology Transfer (CaRTT) present…

The 14th Annual Oncology Research and Education Day

Friday, June 16, 2017
Best Western Lamplighter Inn, London, Ontario
8:00am – 4:45pm

Oncology, CTCR and CaRTT are excited to invite colleagues to showcase and present their cancer research on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn in London, Ontario.

This cancer research conference brings together hundreds of trainees, scientists, clinicians and staff working in cancer care and research from across London Health Sciences Centre, London Regional Cancer Program, Robarts Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University, Windsor Regional Cancer Program, Cancer Research Laboratory Program, the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and much more!

This is one of the biggest cancer research events in London that you wont want to miss..

NEW FEATURE THIS YEAR… TED-Style Presentations!

• TED-style talks are personal, concise, engaging and passionate
• TED-style talks take the audience on a journey of discovery, implementation and knowledge translation
• TED-Style talks are integrated, innovative and impactful

PS – don’t be nervous! There are several resources and tools on how to give a “TED-talk”. You can even request a training session. TED-talks will give you an opportunity to engage with the audience and pitch your ideas to future collaborators, community members, senior leadership and colleagues.

SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT AND SHOWCASE YOUR RESEARCH… Poster Presentations or Special TED-Style Oral Presentations Available

• 8 TED-Style presentations available 
• 80 poster presentations available
• Prizes and certificates available for top posters and presentations
• Abstract submission opens Monday, April 3 – start preparing!

Abstract submission guidelines can be found here. Please follow all instructions and submit to Elizabeth Mazza (elizabeth.mazza@lhsc.on.ca) by no later than May 26, 2017.


Department of Oncology Excellence in Academic and Teaching Awards (4)
Nominees exemplify outstanding contributions to teaching trainees, colleagues and staff. These recipients should demonstrate excellent or innovative teaching that contributes to long lasting impact.

Denise Power Cancer Research Staff Award of Excellence (1)
Nominees exemplify the truly dynamic, hardworking individuals working in Cancer Research, contributing to both their own research group and the greater CRLP/LRCP work environment.

Please send all nomination letters to Luciana Brown (luciana.brown@lhsc.on.ca) – name of nominee, why they are qualified and should be recognized, a few points or specific examples and your contact information and relation to the nominee by no later than.


• Stay tuned on Twitter for updates
• Prizes available for social media engagement at the event! Get tweeting!


Thank you from the organizers!
Elizabeth Mazza, Conference Coordinator
Dr. Len Luyt, Conference Chair