The main task of the Scientific Committee (SC) is to organise the scientific programme of the annual SIOP congress.

Committee Members

Pernilla Pergert

Representative Nursing Group

Christian Carrie

Representative Radiation Oncology Group

Marry van den Heuvel-Eibrink

Representative Hematology Oncology

Pablo Lobos

Representative Surgical Oncology Group

Lillian Sung

Representative Hematology Oncology

Richard Grundy

Representative Hematology Oncology

Christophe Bergeron

Chairman Local Organising Committee SIOP 2019, Lyon, France

Stephen Sands

Representative Paediatric Psycho Oncology


The main task of the Scientific Committee (SC) is to organise all aspects of the scientific program of the annual SIOP meeting in liaison with the Secretariat and to provide independent scientific advice.

  • Responsible for scientific program of annual SIOP meeting as described below
  • Decide on format, program, plenaries, breakout sessions, invited speakers
  • Review abstracts submitted for annual conference and ensure that those selected are of high quality and reflect innovation and diversity in the field of paediatric oncology and posters
  • Work closely with secretariat and ensure coordination with LOC