Events Registration Websites

The events.cancer.gov website provides registration services for NCI-sponsored events or conferences for the NCI community. Registration services include collecting contact information from attendees via an online form. Attendee information can be downloaded and processed offline for handling logistics related to the event.

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22nd Annual CCR Fellows and Young Investigators Colloquium

The 2022 CCR Fellows and Young Investigators Colloquium is an annual two-day event. We are offering keynote addresses from extramural and intramural speakers along with panels and workshops to highlight the career development of CCR fellows. The Colloquium will be held on April 20th-21st, 2022 and is open to all NCI fellows and trainees. Registration is supported by the NCI's Center for Cancer Training.

Event Date: April 20, 2022

2021 NCI IMAT PI Meeting 22nd Annual Principal Investigators Meeting for the NCI Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies (IMAT)

Welcome to the 22nd Annual Principal Investigators Meeting for the NCI Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies (IMAT) program being held Dec 8-10, 2021. This year’s meeting will be in an exclusively virtual format in response to the global pandemic that is affecting all of us, especially the cancer patients that our research efforts are dedicated to supporting. We remain hopeful that future meetings will be back in person. We also expect that we will have learned a few new tricks from these virtual exercises that we might continue to employ in the future.

Event Date: December 2, 2021

Cancer-related Emergency and Urgent Care: Prevention, Management, and Care Coordination Meeting

The Cancer-related Emergency and Urgent Care: Prevention, Management, and Care Coordination meeting will be held online from December 1-3, 2021.

Event Date: December 1, 2021

Symposium on Mutation Signatures in Cancer

Welcome to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Symposium on Mutation Signatures and Cancer, which will be held on December 2-3, 2021 in a virtual format. The symposium will be chaired by Dr. Ludmil Alexandrov (University of California, San Diego) and Dr. Maria Teresa Landi (NCI).

Event Date: November 24, 2021

NCI Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) New Grantee Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is in part supports the NIH mission of promoting the highest level of scientific integrity, public accountability, and social responsibility in the conduct of science by preparing new grantees to optimize their interactions with NCI staff, utilize their grant resources most efficiently, and understand how their research fits into the overall mission of the NIH/NCI. The workshop also assists NCI staff in educating new grantees about their responsibilities as recipients of federal funding and about how grantee-staff interactions and the exchange of information can help grantees develop collaborations to move their research projects forward.  

Event Date: November 18, 2021

New Grantee Workshop

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at NCI Shady Grove Campus, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland is hosting a New Grantee Workshop on November 17-18, 2021. The workshop brings together new extramural investigators funded by DCCPS who received their first National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grants (R01/R37) in FY 2020 and FY 2021. The primary goals of the workshop are to help build strong and vibrant cancer control. research and cancer prevention programs and to help advance new investigators’ careers.

Event Date: November 17, 2021

2021 NCI Cohort Consortium Virtual Annual Meeting

The 2021 Annual Meeting of the NCI Cohort Consortium will be held virtually on November 15, 2021, 8:00-12:00 PM ET and November 16, 2021, 1:00-5:00 PM ET. The meeting is sponsored by the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program) and the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), with a goal to bring together consortium researchers to discuss emerging science, scientific progress of consortium projects and groups, gaps and opportunities for collaboration across studies, and ideas for new scientific projects in the consortium.

Event Date: November 15, 2021

Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) Annual Symposium

The National Cancer Institute is hosting the "Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) Annual Symposium" on November 9th. The CCDI is a community-based, collaborative effort centered around improving treatments and outcomes for childhood cancer patients by accelerating data collection, analysis, and sharing. The purpose of the symposium is to provide an update on activities to-date, and to exchange information to continue the momentum of progress from the first two years of CCDI. NCI will hold sessions and a broadcast that is open to all.

Event Date: November 9, 2021

Diversity Career Development Program (DCDP)

NCI is committed to excellence in science and to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. The DCDP seeks to empower talented intramural postdoctoral trainees, including but not limited to those from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups, to achieve their full potential at NCI.

Event Date: November 8, 2021

Patient Derived Model of Cancer (PDMC) Consortium Annual Meeting

The meeting is designed for investigators to share results from their PDMC awards and to encourage collaboration in patient-derived models for cancer biology. 

Event Date: November 8, 2021

Cancer Screening Trial Network Workshop

The Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will host the first 2021 Cancer Screening Clinical Trials Workshop. The purpose of the workshop is in part to obtain information relevant to the potential creation of a new NCI-funded cancer screening clinical trials network focused on small-to-mid range trials.

Event Date: October 26, 2021

NCORP CCDR Webinar Series

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) will host a series of three webinars to increase familiarity with purpose of and key methodological considerations in cluster randomized trials; share experiences about conducting cluster randomized trials in NCORP CCDR (10 protocols to date); and discuss strategies for the design and conduct of future cluster randomized trials that balance scientific rigor and feasibility.

Event Date: October 22, 2021

2021 NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Annual Principal Investigator's Meeting

The 2021 NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Annual Principal Investigator Meeting will be held virtually on October 20-21, 2021. The meeting will gather the Alliance investigators and collaborators to present their recent research results as well as to discuss emerging opportunities in cancer nanotechnology.

Event Date: October 20, 2021

NCI Workshop on Rational Drug Discovery

While the last 20 years saw the discovery of targeted cancer drugs offering new hope to patients, there remains a need for improving therapeutic efficacy.

Event Date: October 18, 2021

Sallie Rosen Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellowship for Women Scientists in Cancer Research

The Sallie Rosen Kaplan (SRK) Postdoctoral Fellowship for Women Scientists in Cancer Research was established in 2000 through the estate of Sallie Rosen Kaplan.

Event Date: October 15, 2021

Virtual Staff Scientists and Staff Clinician Professional Development Series

The Professional Development committee of the CCR Staff Scientist Staff Clinician Organization will be holding the 2nd Joint CCR/NCI and NIDDK Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician Professional Development Day on October 15th 2021. The CCR SSSC Organization conducts an annual one-day meeting addressing the professional development for the Staff Scientist and Staff Clinician community. This year we will be having a joint meeting with NIDDK. But as you know, in era of pandemic, we will be holding the meeting virtually. We have an exciting agenda that touches on a wide range of topics from inspirational talk by C. Brandon Ogbunu (Yale Professor and Radiolab Podcaster) to Meet your Alumni!

Event Date: October 15, 2021

Staff Scientists and Staff Clinicians Enrichment Program

SCEP is to support NCI Staff Scientists and Staff Clinicians in developing skills to help them grow in their current professions as they prepare for transitioning to other areas and they continue to support NCI's mission.

Event Date: October 15, 2021

Addressing Social Risks in Cancer Care Delivery Virtual Workshop

The Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is conducting a virtual meeting to discuss research needs for addressing social risks in cancer care, with a focus on food insecurity, housing instability, and transportation barriers. This NCI-sponsored workshop will engage diverse stakeholders in panel presentations and participatory discussions to identify and understand research gaps, challenges, and opportunities to advance this scientific area.

Event Date: October 14, 2021

2021 CPTAC Scientific Symposium

The National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research (OCCPR) and Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) are pleased to announce the 2021 CPTAC Virtual Scientific Symposium. Join us on October 13, 2021 to learn about the most current advances in the field of cancer proteogenomics and cancer research by our CPTAC investigators.

Event Date: October 13, 2021

NCI Containers and Workflows Interest Group Webinar Series

The Containers and Workflows Interest Group (CWIG) focuses on research in the biomedical community using the latest Container and Workflow Technologies on the cloud. NCI’s Cloud Resources provide cloud computing capabilities to advance cancer research. This webinar series started in late 2016 to share and bring together scientists and researchers across different organizations to discuss the latest advances and new tools in the field, thereby fostering collaboration to work and utilize these technologies for scaling up and accelerating their research. The Containers and Workflows Interest Group has ~120 subscribers to date and growing interest across NIH and collaborating extramural scientific community.

Event Date: October 8, 2021

Hematologic SPOREs Workshop

The goal of the Hematologic SPOREs Investigators Meeting is the identification of new collaborative opportunities in prevention and treatment of hematologic malignancies within the SPORE research community. The meeting includes sessions covering Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma. The breakout sessions will focus on collaborative interactions in four specific areas: Molecular Diagnostics, Targeted Therapies, Immunotherapy, and technology development. We look forward to your participation.

Event Date: October 4, 2021

Fall 2021 NCI Early Drug Development

The NCI CTEP Early Drug Development Meeting is held annually to enhance communication between NCI and the network of ETCTN investigators that conduct CTEP-sponsored early phase clinical trials. The meeting is open to academic, government, and pharmaceutical clinical investigators and related health care personnel involved in CTEP funded oncology early drug development (e.g. nurses, statisticians, translational scientist, etc.) The focus of the meeting is on prioritizing investigational agent selection and targeting, novel trial designs, and development and implementation of translational studies, as well as on new therapeutic and imaging modalities. The data presented at the meeting is considered a private communication, and the information should not be disseminated for public use.

Event Date: September 30, 2021

NIH/FDA Next-Generation Sequencing and Radiomics Workshop

The FDA-NIH Joint Leadership Council Next Generation Sequencing and Radiomics Working Group has planned this virtual workshop to gather information on critical resource gaps and to identify opportunities to support next generation sequencing and radiomic tool development and validation, especially those using technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Event Date: September 29, 2021

NCI Drug Development Workshop

Navigation through the Investigational New Drug (IND)-enabling activities and acquisition of the full set of resources for this stage of drug development can be challenging for many researchers. To help address these challenges, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will hold an educational workshop to provide researchers with an interactive setting in which they will gain an understanding of key activities that constitute preclinical product development of anti-cancer agents, to facilitate their successful translation from the bench to the bedside.

Event Date: September 24, 2021

Preparing for Science-Based Non-Traditional Careers

As fellows and staff scientists at the National Cancer Institute, many of you will be exploring and choosing from various science-based career options in the future. The Office of Training and Education (OTE) in the Center for Cancer Training (CCT) is hosting weekly workshops to help participants learn about the various career opportunities that lie outside of independent academic research. Given these may include unfamiliar roles outside of traditional bench science, we have invited guest speakers from various science-based backgrounds to provide information and insight that will help inform decisions about potential future endeavors. For details about course schedule, invited speakers, and program contacts, please visit the PSNC website.

Event Date: September 15, 2021

Cancer Epidemiology in Hispanic Populations Workshop

This NCI-sponsored workshop will consider the challenges, identify opportunities, and develop ideas for increasing Hispanic representation in cancer epidemiological studies. The event will be held virtually on September 14-16, 2021.

Event Date: September 14, 2021

Translational Advances in Cancer Prevention Agent Development Virtual Workshop on Immunomodulatory Agents

The main goals of this workshop are to 1) foster the exchange of ideas and potentially new collaborative interactions among leading cancer immunoprevention researchers from the basic and clinical research areas, 2) highlight new and emerging trends in immunoprevention, and 3) provide an opportunity for new or experienced cancer prevention investigators who want to explore immunoprevention in their research studies.

Event Date: September 13, 2021

Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series

The upcoming presentations will showcase research from different Cancer Moonshot initiatives that support the 10 recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Panel report. They will inform the community about the progress of Cancer Moonshot-funded projects, provide outreach related to Cancer Moonshot projects, enhance discussions and collaborations related to Cancer Moonshot research, and promote the sharing of data from Cancer Moonshot initiatives.

Event Date: September 9, 2021

2021 Immunology Interest Group Training Workshop

The IIG Steering Committee is pleased to announce that the 2021 Immunology Interest Group Training Workshop will be held virtually on September 8th - 9th, 2021

Event Date: September 8, 2021

CIRB Education Days

Welcome to the virtual 2021 NCI CIRB Education Days, taking place September 20th – 22nd. We have an exciting agenda this year along with excellent speakers. Throughout, there will be many opportunities to exchange thoughts and ideas with both speakers and fellow board members.

Event Date: July 1, 2021

HPV Serology Standardization Meeting

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together key stakeholders to review current status of ongoing HPV serology standardization efforts, identify remaining gaps and action plans to bridge these gaps. HPV serology is increasingly important for public health decisions. A number of ongoing vaccine trials will be using HPV serology data as primary endpoints for new vaccine recommendations. This meeting will discuss currently available HPV serology assays, progress of the HPV Serology standardization work (including standards and critical reagents production, assay development and validation), and guidelines for use of available reference materials/standards in vaccine trial studies using immunoassays. Inter-assay comparisons conducted using proficiency materials will be discussed. An overview of serological assessments planned for ongoing immunobridging trials will be presented and discussed. Finally, analyses to determine clinically relevant antibody levels associated with protection from breakthrough infections will be discussed.

Event Date: June 29, 2021

NCI Connect Survivorship Care in Neuro-Oncology Symposium

The Survivorship Care in Neuro-Oncology Symposium for NCI-CONNECT (Comprehensive Oncology Network Evaluating Rare CNS Tumors) is an opportunity to create a forum for neuro-oncology health care providers, researchers, patient advocates, patients and care partners to learn and discuss the challenges experienced by persons living with central nervous system tumors. The symposium goals include developing survivorship care guidelines for the medical community and a research agenda focused on the gaps in CNS tumor survivorship care.

Event Date: June 21, 2021

Co-clinical Imaging Research Resource Program (CIRP) Annual Virtual Meeting 2021

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) will host the Co-clinical Imaging Research Resource Program (CIRP) Annual Virtual Meeting 2021. Join us on June 16 - 17, 2021 via Webex Meeting held by NCI to learn about how quantitative imaging methods are optimized to improve the quality of imaging results for co-clinical trials of adult and pediatric cancers.

Event Date: June 16, 2021

NIH Psilocybin Research Speaker Series

The Trans-NIH Integrative Medicine Course Organizing Committee is hosting a first-ever "NIH Psilocybin Research Speaker Series" from April 22-June 10, 2021. This time-sensitive, comprehensive Speaker Series will bring together the world’s leading experts, including scientists, physician-scientists, clinical psychologists, and oncologists. Additionally, in order to provide a comprehensive discussion, there will be representation from additional disciplines engaged in this rapidly growing field of research, including experts representing patient advocacy, law, government science policy, as well as regulatory policy.

Event Date: June 4, 2021

13th Annual NCI DCEG Fellows' Virtual Training Symposium

The theme for this year’s symposium is “The Lifetime Impact of Cancer: Experiences in survivorship research, advocacy, and policy”. Through this theme we envision broadly exploring the wide impact of cancer from bench to bedside and everywhere in between. A distinguished expert panel of resident DCEG, external scientists and thought leaders will facilitate a debate on this highly relevant topic. Through the stimulating plenary talks and a thought-provoking panel discussion, we will delve into understanding the diverse experiences many have with cancer and how their stories intersect to create the current cancer research environment.

Event Date: May 14, 2021

Annual HIV DRP Think Tank Meeting

The HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), will hold their 24th Annual DRP Think Tank Meeting, on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

Event Date: May 11, 2021

Virtual Meeting on Survivorship Issues for Individuals Living with Advanced and Metastatic Cancers

On May 10 and 11, 2021, the Division of Cancer Control and Population Science (DCCPS) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will sponsor a virtual meeting to learn more about gaps and unmet needs for individuals living with metastatic and advanced cancers. This meeting will bring together experts in research and clinical care, as well as cancer survivors and advocates, to explore areas of high priority for metastatic and advanced cancer survivorship research. The meeting will include engaging presentations and participatory discussions on research gaps and opportunities within this scientific area.

Event Date: May 10, 2021

17th Annual CCR and DCEG Staff Scientist and Staff Clinician Retreat

The National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research (CCR), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) will hold their 17th Annual Retreat for all Staff Scientists and Staff Clinicians on April 30, 2021.

Event Date: April 30, 2021

I-SCORE: Investigators' and Site Coordinators' Opportunity for Research Excellence Meeting

The DCP Organ Systems Research Groups develop, support and oversee clinical cancer prevention trials and promote participation by all populations. The trials are designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of promising new preventive agents, the utility of novel biomarkers, and the value of innovative technologies to identify premalignant lesions. The Early Phase Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Program facilitated through Consortia contracts and the grant funded Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Network (CP-CTNet) were created to facilitate the efficient implementation of these studies by teams of multidisciplinary investigators. The purpose of the meeting is to stimulate information sharing and collaborations between DCP staff and Consortia/CP-CTNet members including investigators, program staff and coordinators; and to develop strategies to enhance the cancer prevention intervention research program both scientifically and operationally.

Event Date: April 29, 2021

Partnering with the Public for Biomedical Research Seminar Series

The purpose of this seminar series is to raise interest and awareness among NIH staff, researchers, and the public of the broad range of citizen science and crowdsourcing approaches available to accomplish biomedical research. Seminars will highlight the variety of methods used by different organizations who have successfully partnered with various communities to advance research. We will explore different topics involving data and citizen science, and address key considerations in this field including engaging different communities, data collection, communication and dissemination, and ethics and privacy. When possible, seminars will feature a scientist-citizen scientist pair. Seminars will focus on projects, programs, and initiatives at the intersection of data science and citizen science. Seminars will occur on Tuesdays from 12pm-1pm.

Event Date: April 27, 2021

Engaging Older Adults in the NCI Clinical Trials Network

The NCI Division of Cancer Prevention in collaboration with the NCI Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis is holding a Cancer Moonshot SM supported virtual meeting to discuss recommendations to enhance accrual of older adults to NCI sponsored clinical trials with a focus on trial design, gaps in the use of geriatric assessment in clinical research, infrastructure needed to enhance accrual, and engagement of key stakeholders. Participants will include oncologists, geriatricians, statisticians, clinical trialists, clinicians, and patient advocates.

Event Date: April 26, 2021

2021 Take Your Child to Work Daynter Website Name in Summary

The 2021 Take Your Child to Work Day (TYCTWD) activities will be held virtually this year. All NCI activities will be pre-recorded and accessible after the launch on April 22, allowing parents and children to engage in the activities at a convenient time for their schedule. The annual TYCTWD is a valuable way for the children to explore a range of occupations, learn more about the work we do, and how we support the public health services NIH delivers every day.These activities can help them make the important connection between what they're learning in school today and the impact it can have on their future tomorrow.

Event Date: April 22, 2021

John Milner Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Research Practicum

The National Cancer Institute is offering a three-day, virtual educational opportunity that will provide specialized instruction in the role of diet and bioactive food components as modifiers of cancer incidence and tumor behavior. As a participant in this practicum, you will: Learn pertinent pre-clinical and clinical research related to bioactive food components, dietary patterns, and cancer prevention; Identify the impact of cutting-edge methodological approaches to nutrition research, including the microbiome, nutrigenomics, and bioenergetics; Assess the relationship of obesity, sarcopenia and physical activity on cancer risk, treatment and survivorship; and Gain knowledge of training opportunities at the National Cancer Institute. The live online three-day event will be held March 9 - 11, 2021.

Event Date: March 9, 2021

Industry Day 2021

The NCI’s Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) provides rapid response capabilities and one-of-a-kind resources for the biomedical research community including NCI, NIH, other Federal Agencies, and National Missions.

Event Date: March 2, 2021

Cancer Center Data Summit

Cancer Center Data Summit

Event Date: February 18, 2021

Oncology Models Forum Annual Meeting

The National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Biology will hold the Annual Meeting of the Oncology Models Forum on March 30, March 31 and April 8, 2021. Due to COVID-19 regulations, the meeting will be held virtually via WebEx.

Event Date: February 15, 2021

NCI-DOE 2021 Collaboration Radiation Oncology Workshops

NCI-DOE 2021 Collaboration Radiation Oncology Workshops: Accelerating Precision Radiation Oncology through Advanced Computing and Artificial Intelligence will feature Four Interactive, Multidisciplinary Workshops and a World Café to help shape a “Blue-Sky” vision for the future of Radiation Oncology! Attend the Kickoff on Friday, January 29, 2021 - 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm ET to learn about the opportunity from global experts in ArtificiaI Intelligence, Computing and Radiation.

Event Date: January 29, 2021

2020 QIN Annual Face-to-Face Meeting Registration

As the QIN moves towards achieving its goals of developing, optimizing and validating quantitative imaging (QI) software tools and methods for prediction and/or measurement of response to cancer therapies, the 2020 QIN annual face-to-face meeting is focused on validation of quantitative imaging software tools and methods in the clinical settings. Over a 2-day period, the annual meeting will provide an opportunity for members of the network which include, Principal Investigators and their multidisciplinary teams comprising of oncologists, clinical and basic imaging scientists, and industrial partners, to meet and discuss their research endeavors and showcase research findings through presentations, posters sessions.

Event Date: January 22, 2021

Statistical Analysis of Research Data (SARD)

Recent advances in cancer biology have resulted in the need for increased statistical analysis of research data. SARD is designed to provide an overview on the general principles of statistical analysis of research data. The Statistical Analysis of Research Data (SARD) course will be held virtually by WebEx on January 13 and January 27, 2021 as well February 3 and February 10, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the National Institutes of Health.

Event Date: January 13, 2021

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Understand Cancer Treatment Resistance Symposium Series

The NCI Cancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD2) Network and Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC) are organizing a virtual, multi-date symposium titled "Multidisciplinary Approaches to Understand Cancer Treatment Resistance". The purpose of the series is to highlight research focused on understanding the mechanisms of cancer therapy resistance and sensitivity using systems-level approaches.

Event Date: October 27, 2020