Dear Colleagues, It is our great pleasure to invite you to join The 19th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO 2020). ISPNO is the most prominent international scientific meeting for pediatric neuro-oncology. ISPNO 2020 will be held at Karuizawa Prince Hotel West between December 13 (Sun) – 16 (Wed), 2020. ISPNO 2020 is a hybrid meeting, and you have a choice to attend in-person onsite or remotely online. In the Main Program, we have a fantastic line-up of 80 invited lecturers who will give a live talk and Q&A either onsite or online, which will be broadcasted by live streaming. The live streaming contents will be recorded and posted in the On-Demand Program after the symposium. In the On-Demand Program, all 858 accepted abstracts and 13 Education Day lectures will be made viewable from December 13, 2020 until February 13, 2021 for all registrants. You will find more details on our website (http://ispno2020.umin.jp). This is the first ever hybrid meeting for ISPNO. It is a great opportunity to watch the lectures by the world’s experts and gain access to the latest results of research/clinical trials of pediatric neuro-oncology from your home or workplace without having to travel. You are also most welcome to join in-person in Karuizawa if you could! And don’t miss out the Welcome Message from our ISPNO 2020 lecturers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWFbaV_Um30 Make sure to watch till the end to see how we made the video... Please register now to join ISPNO 2020. We offer a very competitive registration fee for virtual and in-person participation. The success of ISPNO 2020 depends upon your support! http://ispno2020.umin.jp/registration/index.html We look forward to welcoming you to ISPNO 2020 in Karuizawa, in person or virtually!
Option 1: Joining via laptop/cellphone using data (internet) Click: https://zoom.us/j/93180618586 Meeting ID: 931 8061 8586 Meeting Password: 553395 Register for the session (Mandatory) https://forms.gle/4VD5P5fxzSbAME3NA Paediatric Neuro Oncology Video Linked Lecture Series by International Faculty A close up of a logo Description automatically generated Tuesday, 20, October, 2020 (05:00pm – 06:00pm) (Pakistan Time) Via Zoom ================================================================== Topic : “Palliative Care for Children with Brain Tumors” International Faculty Speaker: Dr Justin Baker MD, FAAP, FAAHPM Chief, Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care Attending Physician, QoLA Team (Quality of Life for All) Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program Full Member, Department of Oncology St Jude Children's Research Hospital www.stjude.org/hemoncfellowship Moderator: Dr. Shahzadi Resham Assistant Professor Paediatric Palliative Care Physician Paediatric Hematologist & Oncologist Department of Paediatrics & Child Health ================================================================== Organized by: Pediatric Oncology Section / Department of Oncology The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Honoring Tim Eden with the 2020 SIOP Lifetime Achievement Award
Rachel Hollis has been honored with Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award from SIOP. Rachel Hollis is the Honorary Nurse Adviser Children’s Cancer in the Children’s Hospital at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust in the UK. She has more than thirty years working in paediatric oncology and haematology in Leeds, and has been involved in developing services for children and young people with cancer at the local and national level. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing. Rachel is a long standing nurse member of SIOP, having served on both the Nursing Committee, and the Scientific Committee. She is a former Chair of the PODC Nursing Working Group, and was one of the co-authors of the baseline standards for paediatric oncology nursing care in low and middle-income countries. Rachel works alongside international nursing colleagues, to ensure that nursing is integrated into the WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer.
SIOP is pleased to announce its first patron, HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan. HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan is a mother of a cancer survivor and a well-known and respected advocate for Cancer Control and Non-Communicable Diseases. She is SIOP’s first Patron and in this role, will be working with the Board to support us in our advocacy work and delivery of our new strategy.