ENCR Scientific Meeting, Granada, Spain: 11-13 Nov 2020

The ENCR Scientific Meeting and General Assembly is a bi-annual event bringing together cancer registries in Europe. Participants get to share research findings, discuss cancer registration issues, exchange ideas and best practices, network, present epidemiological work based on cancer registry data and finally meet their representatives, the ENCR Steering Committee.
The 2020 Scientific Meeting is organised under the overarching topic "Cancer data saves lives".
The organisation of the event was co-chaired by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, with support from the ENCR Steering Committee.


Meeting venue: Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain.
The meeting will run from 11 November (starts around 13:00) to 13 November (ends around 13:00). The language of the meeting and satellite events will be English.

 Important dates
Abstract submission 1 April - 31 May
Request for financial support 1 April - 30 June 2020
Registration 1 July - 30 September 2020
Pre-conference trainings 10 November 2020
Pre-conference workshop 11 November 2020 (morning)
Scientific meeting 11 - 13 November 2020


Abstracts to the ENCR Scientific Meeting may be submitted from 1 April to 31 May.
To submit your abstract, please follow this link.


A preliminary agenda is available here.


Registration will be open from 1 July until 30 September 2020.


The Joint Research Centre and the Andalusian School of Public Health will sponsor the ENCR Scientific Meeting, covering the organisation, venue, coffee breaks, lunches and the welcome reception. A limited budget is available for financial support to cover travel and accommodation for a maximum of 3 nights. Support may be requested by filling in the respective application form. Please note that submission of an abstract is a pre-requisite to apply for financial support. If the number of requests for financial support will exceed the available budget, preference will be given to:

  • applicant affiliated with a ENCR cancer registry
  • applicant is coming from a lower-income country
  • a single applicant per Organisation
  • date of application received


  • Training on 'Urological cancers'
  • Training on 'Modern diagnostic technologies and treatments'
  • Course on 'Estimates of Population-based Cancer Prevalence'
  • Workshop on 'Updates in ICD-O-3.2'
  • Workshop on 'How to communicate cancer registry data'