XVIIIth KICancer-StratCan Retreat
The XVIIIth KICancer-StratCan Retreat takes place September 16-17, 2019 at Djurönäset in the Stockholm archipelago, gathering Cancer Researchers from Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital for an annual joint scientific meeting.
Programme KICancer StratCan retreat 2019
The retreat is open for all KI students, post-docs and supervisors with an interest in cancer research and in the StratCan-KICancer program, its current and future activities.
The program will include invited international key note lectures and presentations of exciting research projects in cancer biology, clinical cancer research, cancer care research and cancer epidemiology. Many short talks are selected from abstracts - be sure to submit yours on time! There will also be breakout-sessions (one on AI with Johan Lundin & others, one Meet-the-editor and three scientific break-outs with talks selected from abstracts) as well as the traditional very lively poster session (with poster prizes!).
Keynote speakers include Nick Turner (ICR, London, UK), Matthew G. Vander Heiden (Koch Institute for Cancer Research at MIT, Massachusetts, USA) and Marisol Soengas (Spanish National Cancer Centre - CNIO, Madrid, Spain.
Short invited talks include, Johan Lundin (KI PHS), Johanna Ungerstedt (KI MedH HERM), Lars E Eriksson (KI LIME), Mattias Carlsten (KI MedH), Magnus Nilsson (KI CLINTEC), Per Hall (KI MEB), Päivi Östling (KI OnkPat & SciLifeLab), Simon Ekman (KI OnkPat), Seishi Ogawa (KI MedH & Kyoto University), Sir David Lane (KI MTC & University of Oxford), Linda Lindström (KI BioNut) and Lisa Westerberg (KI MTC).
Many plenary and break-out session talks will be selected from submitted abstracts. A break-out session on the topic of artificial intelligence will include talks by, Carlos Fernandez Moro (KI LABMED), Nina Linder (Institutet för molekylärmedicin i Finland, Helsingfors), Emilie Berglund (KTH SciLifeLab), Jan Komorowski (University of Uppsala). In addition there is a lively poster session in the evening of September 16.
Program at glance
The 18th KICancer & StratCan Retreat September 16-17 2019
Monday, September 16
08.30 Departure by bus from the City Terminal, Klarabergs-viadukten, Stockholm
09.30 Arrival conference center Djurönäset, Coffee & tea
09.50 Welcome remarks
10.00 – 12.10 Scientific presentations, incl. keynote speaker Nicholas Turner, The Institute of Cancer research, London UK
12.10 – 12.20 Photo session
12.20 – 13.15 LUNCH
13.15 –14.50 Scientific presentations, incl. keynote speaker Matthew G. Vander Heiden, Koch Institute for Cancer Research at MIT, Massachusetts
14.50 – 15.20 COFFEE AND DISTRIBUTION OF ROOM KEYS.
15.20 – 16.10 Scientific presentations
16.35 – 17.50 Break out sessions I-V
19.30 – 20.00 Mounting of posters
20.00 – 22.00 Poster session with discussions & mingle
21.00 Saunas and pool are available
Tuesday, September 17
07.30 – 08.45 BREAKFAST & CHECKING OUT
09.00 – 10.20 Scientific presentations, incl. keynote speaker Marisol Soengas, CNIO – Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, Madrid, Spain
10.20 – 10.50 COFFEE
10.50 – 11.50 Scientific presentations
11.50 – 12.50 LUNCH
12.50 – 14.00 Scientific presentations
14.00 – 14.30 COFFEE
14.30 – 15.25 Scientific presentations
15.25 Poster prices & Closing of the Meeting
16.00 Bus departure. Arrival Stockholm City Terminal appr 17
Registration has been closed. Academic Conferences handle registration for the XVIIIth KICancer-StratCan Retreat and all questions regarding registration and payment should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
A registration fee of 800 SEK (excl. VAT) will be charged to cover part of costs for housing (students have to share room) and meals, also including bus transport from the Cityterminal to Djurönäset and back. The remaining costs are sub-sidized by the PhD-program FoTO and Cancer Research KI.
Everyone is encouraged to present a poster or to apply for a slot for a short talk (10 minutes) by submitting an abstract before this deadline!
Cancellation or change of name
Cancellation of registration will be accepted until 12 August, 2019. We accept no refunds or reductions of fees for cancellations made from 13 August, 2019, nor for no-shows for any reasons.
Should you be unable to attend, you will be given the opportunity to send a colleague in your place for an administrative fee of 250 SEK.