Schedule 2018

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07:30 to 09:00

RoomConference Hall 3
UICC Break-Ice-Fast - Open to all UICC members and partners
Social event organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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09:30 to 10:30

RoomPatient Group Pavillion
Patient Group Pavilion - Organisational Framework - Session 1
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
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09:30 to 11:00

Room410
Sponsored Session - Mobilizing Oncology Carers Globally: Unique Challenges Facing Women
Organised by Merck (Germany)
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RoomPlenary Theatre
Understanding global nutrition habits and dynamics as a step towards cancer prevention and control
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by International Agency for Research on Cancer (France)
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Room304-305
How monitoring and modelling improved cancer screening across the world
Track 2 - Advances in screening and early detection
Organised by Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
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Room403-404
Solutions paths for access to medicines
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Dutch Cancer Society (The Netherlands)
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Room406-407
Global access to palliative care and pain relief
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
Organised by University of Miami and Harvard Medical School (United States)
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Room302 - 303
Sponsored Session - Initiatives to Support the Patient Journey
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
Organised by Pfizer (United States)
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Room408-409
What’s next after the Global NCD Financing Conference? Solutions to Accelerate Resource Mobilisation for Cancer and NCDs
Track 5 - Raising funds and attracting resources
Organised by NCD Alliance (Switzerland)
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10:45 to 11:45

RoomPatient Group Pavillion
Patient Group Pavilion - Organisational Framework - Session 2
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
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11:00 to 11:30

RoomAbstract Hub - Epod rooms
ePoster presentations Morning Break Day 1
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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RoomMeet'in Café
Meet'in Café - Media advocacy: where to start?
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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RoomNCD Café
NCD Café - Taxation of Unhealthy Commodities: A Win-Win Solution for NCD and Cancer Prevention and Control
Organised by NCD Alliance (Switzerland)
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11:00 to 13:00

RoomMandarin Oriental, Grand Ballroom
Pink Brunch
Organised by the National Cancer Society of Malaysia
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11:30 to 13:00

RoomPlenary Theatre
Plenary - What's next after the UN High Level Meeting on non communicable diseases (NCDs)?
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13:10 to 14:10

RoomAbstract Hub - Epod rooms
ePoster presentations Lunch Break Day 1
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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RoomMeet'in Café
Meet'in Café - How can we achieve equity in cancer treatment?
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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RoomNCD Café
NCD Café - Health Systems for People, not Siloes for Diseases: Shaping a Future of Integrated Care
Organised by NCD Alliance (Switzerland)
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RoomPlenary Theatre
IARC cutting edge session I - Cancer genomics and genetics in global cancer control
Track 2 - Advances in screening and early detection
Organised by International Agency for Research on Cancer
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Room301
CEO Session - Lessons in leadership: uncovering the stories behind the leaders
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland). For CEOs of UICC Full member organisations only.
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Room410
Sponsored session - What does UHC mean for cancer treatment? Outlook based on the WHO Cancer Resolution of 2017
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control- Asia Regional Office (Japan)
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13:30 to 14:30

RoomPatient Group Pavillion
Patient Group Pavilion - Organisational Framework - Session 3
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
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14:20 to 15:20

RoomPlenary Theatre
Big Debate 1 - Cancer societies can engage with the pharmaceutical industry without compromising their independence
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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Room302 - 303
Sponsored Session - Innovative access solutions for immunotherapy through public-private partnerships ?
Organised by MSD
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Room406-407
Behavior Change Interventions in Cancer Control: Reviewing Evidence and Research Priorities
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by National Cancer Institute (United States)
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RoomAbstract Hub - Theatre
Rapid Fire 1 - Screening and early detection
Track 2 - Advances in screening and early detection
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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Room305
Recent advances in point of care screening technologies and rapid diagnostic approaches for detection of cervical and breast cancers
Track 2 - Advances in screening and early detection
Organised by RTI International (United States)
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Room410
Sponsored Session - Taking Action Together: Improving Care for Cancer Patients in ASEAN countries
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Bayer South East Asia (Singapore)
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Room409
Succession planning: developing global leaders for local impact
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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Room306
Sustainability of National Cancer Control Programs in LMICs : Challenges and Solutions
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by National Cancer Control Committee of Indonesia (Indonesia)
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Room301
Towards global equity in cancer care
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Global Action for Cancer Patients (United Kingdom)
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Room408
The global use of person-centred outcome measures to drive up quality in advanced cancer
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
Organised by Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (Canada) and Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London (United Kingdom)
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Room403
Bridging the Resource Gap: Attracting New Financing to Cancer Care in LMICs
Track 5 - Raising funds and attracting resources
Organised by C/Can 2025, and Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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14:20 to 15:35

Room405
UICC Regional Meeting - Africa
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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14:30 to 15:30

RoomPatient Group Pavillion
Patient Group Pavilion - Organisational Framework - Session 4
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
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15:20 to 15:50

RoomAbstract Hub - Epod rooms
ePoster presentations Afternoon Break Day 1
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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RoomMeet'in Café
Meet'in Café - Meet the plenary speakers : Reflecting on the High-Level Meeting on NCDs
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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15:45 to 16:45

RoomPatient Group Pavillion
Patient Group Pavilion - Organisational Framework - Session 5
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
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15:45 to 17:00

Room405
UICC Regional Meeting - Asia Pacific
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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15:50 to 16:50

Room406-407
Elimination: inspiring an integrated approach to cervical cancer prevention and treatment for all
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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RoomPlenary Theatre
Implementation Science to Prevent Cancer – The Global Picture
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by Cancer Research UK (United Kingdom)
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RoomAbstract Hub - Theatre
Rapid Fire 2 - Cancer and lifestyle, risk factors
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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Room403
Strengthening, inspiring and delivering cancer prevention: Translating research into policy
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by International Agency for Research on Cancer (France)
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Room304
Barriers and opportunities for early detection of breast cancer in the Middle East
Track 2 - Advances in screening and early detection
Organised by King Hussein Cancer Foundation (Jordan)
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Room305
Improving the capacity of cancer systems to implement research evidence into practice
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and University of Toronto (Canada)
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Room306
Innovation and technology in cancer control: Emerging tools and trends to stimulate evidence-guided action
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland) and National Cancer Institute (United States)
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Room302 - 303
Sponsored Session - Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: Why Do They Need our Attention?
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (Canada)
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Room408
What’s next after the 2018 High Level Meeting? Accelerating action for the SDGs
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by Healthy Caribbean Coalition (Barbados) and Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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Room409
How we can improve the lives of disadvantaged or vulnerable cancer patients
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
Organised by Breast Cancer Network Australia (Australia) and Danish Cancer Society (Denmark)
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Room404
Yoga Across the Cancer Care Continuum: An Evidence-Based Intervention that Addresses the Physical, Psychosocial, and Spiritual Needs of Patients and Caregivers
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
Organised by Columbia University Medical Center / Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (United States)
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Room301
Promoting strategic global cancer research using the International Cancer Research Partnership’s tools for evaluation, collaboration, and trends in research funding.
Track 5 - Raising funds and attracting resources
Organised by International Cancer Research Partnership (United Kingdom)
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16:45 to 17:45

RoomPatient Group Pavillion
Patient Group Pavilion - Organisational Framework - Session 6
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
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17:00 to 18:00

RoomAbstract Hub - Theatre
Abstract Oral 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Session organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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RoomPlenary Theatre
Alcohol and Cancer
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), Canada
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Room305
Complex realities - Innovative solutions: Cancer prevention through stakeholder engagement across risk factors in high- and middle-income countries
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by World Cancer Research Fund International (United Kingdom)
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Room301
Scaling up prevention and public health programs: catalyzing positive change in behaviors, attitudes, and actions through innovative social marketing
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by Rethink Breast Cancer (Canada)
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Room404
The global movement towards tobacco plain packaging: policy, politics and legal challenges
Track 1 - Motivating prevention and healthy behaviours
Organised by McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (Australia)
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Room306
International Cancer Screening Networks
Track 2 - Advances in screening and early detection
Organised by American Cancer Society (United States)
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Room408
The role of NGOs in promoting earlier diagnosis and treatment via primary care
Track 2 - Advances in screening and early detection
Organised by Cancer Research UK (United Kingdom)
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Room304
Sustaining nursing leadership to address cancer disparities
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (Australia)
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Room406-407
The road towards universal health coverage: Attaining equity and justice in the provision of cancer care
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by King Hussein Cancer Foundation (Jordan)
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Room409
Legal, clinical and supportive care perspectives on advance care planning
Track 4 - Maximising quality of life and death. Empowering patients and care givers
Organised by McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (Australia)
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Room403
Inspiring fundraising case studies –Means and organisation to reach objectives
Track 5 - Raising funds and attracting resources
Organised by Union for International Cancer Control (Switzerland)
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17:00 to 18:30

RoomConference Hall 3
Sponsored Session - Transforming public-private partnerships to strengthen health systems
Track 3 - Improved and sustainable healthcare systems for better outcomes
Organised by the City Cancer Challenge, Union for International Cancer Control, and Access Accelerated ( Switzerland)
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18:30 to 21:00

RoomPlenary Theatre
UICC General Assembly & Awards - Open to all UICC members
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