Social events & activities

Social evening

Social events are highly valued by the Congress delegates as excellent platforms to network, catch up with colleagues and friends and have fun!

Feel the spirit of the Malaysian hospitality at the series of events proposed by the National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM) and 2018 Congress host.


Date: Monday, 1 October 2018
Time: 16.00 – 19.00
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

The Welcome Reception will be an opportunity to open the Global Village and get together before the official Congress Opening Ceremony, featuring a line-up of officials and high-level inspirational keynotes. Make sure you don't miss the start of the World Cancer Congress.

OPENING GALA DINNER - by invitation

Date: Monday, 1 October 2018
Time: 20.00 – 22.00
Venue: Mandarin Oriental, Grand Ballroom
Guest of Honour: HRH Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, NCSM’s Royal Patron
Hosted by: Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, NCSM Principal Patron

The evening promises to be a fabulous Congress preview, topped-off with a stunning culinary experience and dinner programme.

BREAK-ICE-FAST - Unique Networking Event - Open to all UICC Members & Partners

Date: Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Time: 08.00 – 09.30
Venue:  Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

​The successful Break-Ice-Fast is back with a re-vamped KL version! Participate in one of the greatest highlights of the last Congress. More information to come soon.  

PINK BRUNCH - by invitation

Date: Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Time: 11.00 – 13.00
Venue: Mandarin Oriental, Grand Ballroom
Hosted by: HRH Tuanku Zara Salim, consort of HRH Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah

The brunch will go pink in support of the breast cancer awareness month. Royal Patrons from the international scene will highlight the importance of breast cancer prevention and education while a fashion show featuring collections from some of Malaysia’s top designers and survivor models will add a fancy touch to the event.

UICC MEMBERS EVENING - open to all UICC Members

Date: Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Time: 18.00 – 21.00
Venue:  Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

The Evening will start with the UICC Awards ceremony, followed by the UICC General Assembly and a networking reception. A unique opportunity for UICC Members to network and get engaged in UICC's activities.

SOCIAL EVENING Malaysia in a nutshell’ - open to all

Date: Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Time: 18.30 – 21.00
Venue: Carcosa Seri Negara (TBC)

Congress participants will enjoy a fascinating spectrum of the Malaysian cultures and traditions through craft activities, mini cultural performances and stall food.

Only registered delegates to the Congress are eligible to participate in the above mentioned events.