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Other Educational Activities

The following conferences and retreats are held annually. FoTo students are encouraged and expected to participate in at least one of these events once over the four year period of their PhD training: The KI Cancer Retreat (held every Autumn), EACR Summer School in Translational Research (held every autumn) and DKFZ PhD Student Retreat (held every summer).

Forthcoming events 2019

GAP 2019 conference Innovation and Collaboration to Transform Care
April 30-May 2, 2019
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas
More information on the GAP conference website

8th StratCan Interactive Summer School
June 10-12
Deadline for application: April 23
More information on the StratCan website

The XVIIIth KICancer & StratCan retreat
September 16-17, 2019
More information about the retreat

The 5th Swedish Cancer Research Meeting by U-Can, BioCare & StratCan
Umeå October 3-4, 2019
More information about the meeting

Summer School in Translational Cancer Research
October 7-11, 2019
Read more about the EACR Summer School

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) annual PhD retreat
July 1-5
Contact: for application form

Activities during 2018

Frontiers in Cancer Research and Therapy March 8-9, 2018
at Nobel Forum, Solna Campus
More information about Frontiers in Cancer Research here

GAP 2018 Conference at KI May 15-17th 2018

More information about the Gap Conference here

Summer School in Translational Cancer Research in Portugal October 8-12 2018

The Summer School gives examples of research areas covering the cancer research continuum from basic, through clinical research and what is needed for adoption in the healthcare system. Please read more on hte link below.

Read more about the EACR Summer School

XVII KICancer retreat 2018: September 24-25, 2017, Djurönäset, Sthlm

The XVIIth KICancer-StratCan Retreat takes place September 24-25, 2018 at Djurönäset in the Stockholm archipelago, gathering Cancer Researchers from Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital for an annual joint scientific meeting.

More information about the retreat here