from left to right: Prof. Andrea Biondi (Italy), Prof. Ronnie Barr (Canada), Prof. Giuseppe Masera (Italy, 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner), Dr. Eric Bouffet (Canada, SIOP President).

The Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon any present or past member of the Society for his/her substantial contributions to paediatric oncology and who is retired from regular practice and academics.

Nominee Criteria

The nominee should be selected based on these criteria:

  • someone who has demonstrated principals of SIOP’s mission and vision
  • someone who has worked with SIOP
  • someone who has made a scientific achievement
  • someone who is retired from regular practice and academics

Selection Process

  • Nominations to be made my SIOP members in good standing by March 14, 2019 (12:00 noon CET)
  • Final selection made by a committee composed of Scientific Committee members and Board (expanded)


SIOP will cover the following for you as part of the award:

  • Free registration to the annual meeting
  • Economy class round trip flight
  • Taxi fare between the airport and the hotel
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Honorary SIOP membership

Nomination Form

Nominations for 2019 have been closed.