IACR 2017 Utrecht

IACR 2017 Utrecht: Ensuring Quality and Use of Data from Cancer Registries in the 21st Century
17-19 October 2017
Jaarbeurs Supernova
Utrecht, the Netherlands

The 39th Annual Conference of the International Association of Cancer Registries is hosted in conjunction with the Belgian Cancer Registry and the Netherlands Cancer Registry.
The deadline for Abstracts Submission is 31 May 2017. For more information, visit the IACR2017 website.

Upcoming 2017 ENCR Steering Committee Elections

The ENCR Steering Committee is soliciting nominations for candidates to stand for election following the end of terms of office for five members. A Call for Candidates will be open between 1 May 2017 and 30 June 2017 for interested individuals who would like to represent their cancer registry (or group of registries) and are available to contribute to the development of the Network. CVs of candidates will be posted on the ENCR website in July and August 2017 and elections will take place in September. Only cancer registries that are members of the ENCR will be able to vote.
More information can be found here.

Cancer Survival: Principles, Methods and Applications, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

This is an intensive course on the principles, methods and applications of cancer survival with population-based data, using lectures, computer-based analytic exercises with real data, review sessions and a session for participants to present their own work or ideas. Net survival will be the main approach to analysis. It will be held from Monday 3rdJuly to Friday 7th July 2017. More information is available on the LSHTM website: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/cpd/scspma.html.

30th Residential Summer course in Epidemiology, Florence, Italy

The European Educational Programme in Epidemiology (EEPE) is under the patronage of the International Epidemiological Association, the WHO, Centre for Environment and Health and the Italian Association of Epidemiology, and is run in collaboration with several European Universities. The course offers five general modules on epidemiological study design and statistical analysis of epidemiological data. It will be held from 19th June to 7th July 2017More information is available from the EEPE website:  http://www.eepe.org/.

Corsican Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology 2017

The course focuses on statistical methods and recent advances in statistical methods for excess risk analysis and will be held from Monday 3rdJuly to Friday 7th July 2017.

It is devoted to biostatisticians, statisticians, epidemiologists; researchers and students; working in a registry of cancer, of chronic disease or in any other field relevant to these methodologies and applications.

The deadline for registration is 10 June 2017.

Please visit the course’s homepage for more information: http://sesstim.univ-amu.fr/hearstat-2017/