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SIOP 2014 Congress in Toronto - October 22-25, 2014

Dear OPACC Parents and Survivors,

The 46th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP), in partnership with the International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organizations (ICCCPO), will be held in Toronto from October 22nd - 25th, 2014. This is an incredible opportunity for Ontario parents of children diagnosed with cancer to attend a high-level International meeting to hear leading oncologists, researchers, and parent groups present their latest findings (note that this International meeting is only held in North America every 5 or 10 years)!

You can find the latest information ​and registration ​on the official website:

Information to assist with your planning:

The ICCCPO ​Meet and Greet will be Tuesday Oct. 21st from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM at the Peter Gilgan Center for Research and Learning, 2nd floor atrium. The Center is located at 686 Bay Street (corner of Bay and Elm Street) and within walking distance from the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center. Walking directions can be seen here: The Meet&Greet will be reserved for the first 100 people to register by emailing:

ICCCPO would like to express their gratitude to the Canadian Association of Pediatric Oncology Camps/L’association canadienne des camp pediatriques en oncologie, AND World Child Cancer USA, for being the sponsors of the Meet and Greet.

ICCCPO Reception and Dinner will take place on Thursday Oct. 23rd from 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM, at the CN Tower, located at 301 Front Street West. The cocktail reception will be from 6:30 - 7:30 PM on the Horizon Level Lookout, followed by dinner starting at 7:30 PM at the rotating 360 Restaurant, both located in the CN Tower. The reception and dinner will be reserved for the first 100 people to register by emailing: A heartfelt thank you to b.r.a.i.n.child--Brain Tumour Research, Assistance and Information Network, for their sponsorship of the Reception and Dinner.

Survivors Meetings Monday Oct. 20th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Ivey Business School

The Exchange Tower

130 King Street West (corner of King and York)

Toronto, ON M5X 1A9

Survivors Social Day Oct. 21st

10:00 am until the meet and greet

Details will be announced.​

Venue for congress meeting and hotel

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

123 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5H 2M9

Registration is now open for early registration rate at the on-line registration:

Fees apply to payments received prior to the indicated deadlines.

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