Groningen, the Netherlands, hosts Ca-PRI 2018 – Building Bridges

Abstract submission extended until 4th February 2018!

The Ca-PRI 2018 meeting will be held at the University Medical Center in Groningen, the Netherlands, from 18th to 20th April 2018. This year's theme will be “Building Bridges”.

Groningen is a small city, but full of life. It was chosen as one of the happiest cities in Europe, and enjoys a bustling reputation. The city is known for its cultural events, youthful population, and historic university. For more information on Groningen click here

Sneak Preview of Ca-PRI 2018 program – Building Bridges
The program for Ca-PRI 2018 is taking shape. On April 18th there will be a free Welcome Reception at the monumental Academy building where you will collect your registration pack. The Scientific Program starts on Thursday April 19th at 9.30 am and will close on Friday 20th April at 16.30 pm. A festival style conference dinner is planned on Thursday evening (cost 50 Euro per person). The deadline for abstracts is extended to February 4th. Presentations and e-posters will be announced by the beginning of March. For a sneak preview of the keynote speakers, see below.

The Dutch gynaecologist and chair of the foundation for promoting cooperation in health care, Hans Nijman, will focus on organization and cooperation in cancer care.
Professor Niek de Wit, GP, and Elsken van der Wall, oncologist and president of the Cancer Center in Utrecht, will discuss bridges to be built between primary and secondary care.
Wanda de Kanter, pulmonologist at the Dutch Cancer Institute and currently involved in a criminal lawsuit against big tobacco, will focus on the necessity of prevention and the role all doctors play in this.
Editor of the British Journal of General Practice, Roger Jones, will give an overview of trends in primary care publishing and how to maximize the message of research for real life practice.
A panel discussion of representatives of funding organizations from different countries (Dutch Cancer Society, Cancer UK, NCI and Cancer Australia) will take place about funding primary care research.

Registration for Ca-PRI 2018 in Groningen is €250 until 7th March 2018. After 7th March, the prize is €300. So book early!

Guidelines for abstracts

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Abstract submission
Abstract submission is now open and closes 4th February 2018

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Registration cost is €250 until 7th March 2018, thereafter the cost will be €300. Book early!
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Hotel information

We have negotiated reduced Ca-PRI conference prices with selected hotels: please note the prices provided are per night.
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Hotel reservation

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groningen academy building

Academy building