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Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Dates: From Nov, 7, 2017 to Nov, 10, 2017
Location: Kigali , RWANDA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 820 to 990 USD
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Kigali Convention Centre

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  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

The AORTIC International Conference on Cancer in Africa is a unique platform to learn and collaborate. The conference brings together multidisciplinary specialists from the global cancer community to reduce the impact of cancer in Africa. AORTIC 2017 will take place from 7 to 10 November 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda at the Kigali Convention Centre

900 Participants

70+ Programme sessions

20+ Hours of networking

Top five reasons to attend

Present your research, share your expertise, hear case studies and gain practical information to ensure success in cancer management and research in Africa

Participate in workshops led by an expert speaking faculty

Broaden your network for clinical support, collaboration and education

Keep up to date and make empowered and educated decisions on what is happening in the field of cancer in Africa

Access more than twenty hours of networking with cancer professionals from 66+ different countries across all fields

Who should attend

AORTIC conferences are designed to be of interest to a broad range of cancer professionals:

Medical oncologists

Nurses, fellows and registrars

Specialists and academics

Clinicians and scientists

Advocates and policymakers

Public health professionals

Trade representatives: technology, imaging, therapeutics and pharmaceuticals

The biennial AORTIC International Conference on Cancer in Africa is hosted by the African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC). The 2017 conference will take place from 7 to 10 November 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda. AORTIC is a pan-African, bilingual, multi-disciplinary organisation dedicated to the promotion of cancer care and control in Africa.

AORTIC’s key objectives are to further research relating to cancers prevalent in Africa and to facilitate and support training initiatives in oncology for health-care workers. Their research and training covers an array of issues related to cancer control in Africa such as:

National Cancer Control Programmes

Establishing, advocating and training for Cancer Registration across the continent

Strengthening health care delivery systems, in line with African Union policy

AORTIC strives to unite the African continent in achieving its goal of a cancer-free Africa and seeks to make a positive impact throughout the region through collaboration with health ministries and global cancer organisations.

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General Info:

All fees are displayed in both United States Dollars (USD) and South African Rands (ZAR). Credit card transactions will be processed in South African Rands (ZAR) only.

Your invoice will show the amount due in South African Rands (ZAR). If you require an invoice in United States Dollars (USD), you can request one.

The host organisation, AORTIC is not registered for value added tax (VAT).



Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-08-10 To: 0--
On site Registration
Non Member

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


The AORTIC 2017 Conference Secretariat has selected a range of hotels for participants to choose from and has negotiated guaranteed, preferential rates. There is an option suited to every participant’s preferences and budget, from good 3-star accommodation to a world-class 5-star establishment.

Please note that the hotels listed are also those from which transportation will be provided to and from the meeting venue. Participants who opt not to stay in any of these hotels will not be entitled to transportation facilities provided by the conference.

To book a room securely, please download the booking form, complete it and return it to Aline Rwubaka at and copy

Participants are welcome to make their own accommodation arrangements at a B&B, hostel or guesthouse. Please note the Conference Secretariat can only make bookings at the official conference hotels and cannot be responsible for accommodation booked independently by participants. Participants are encouraged to book accommodation close to the conference venue, the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC).

Guaranteed Rates

All reservations are made on a “first come, first served” basis. The stated room rates are valid through 15 September 2017 and availability will be regularly updated. Thereafter, no rates or availability can be guaranteed and requests will be dealt with according to the current availability and rates.

In order to secure your first choice of accommodation and benefit from the preferential rates we recommend booking right away. The full amount due is required in advance.

Accommodation Options and Cost

Hotel Name
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Radisson Blu Hotel
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Marriott Hotel
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Kigali Serena
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Lemigo Hotel
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La Posh Hotel
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Submission Info

The AORTIC 2017 Late Breakers Abstract Submission Portal is now open until Friday, 28 July 2017. Only research/work that was not ready to be submitted as an abstract during the General Call for Abstracts (which closed 28 April 2017), may be submitted as a Late Breaker Abstract.

No submissions will be considered from Saturday 29 July 2017 onwards. The submission of a Late Breaker Abstract is not a guarantee of inclusion in the programme. Submitted Late Breaker Abstracts will be reviewed blind by the Scientific Programme Committee and given an aggregate score. Top scoring abstracts will then be allocated to available oral and poster presentation places in the programme. The number of places available for Late Breaker Abstracts is subject to the cancellation or withdrawal of abstract presentations allocated from the General Call for Abstracts.

Abstract submission deadline 2017-08-08
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Late Breaker Abstract Submissions open: 6 July

Late Breaker Abstract Submissions close: 28 July

Late Breaker Abstract authors notified: mid-August

Registration deadline for all accepted presenters of Late Breaker Abstracts: 31 August



AORTIC 2017 will be an excellent opportunity to present and discuss your research in a multidisciplinary forum of cancer experts. You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation; You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation; download the abstract specifications in ENGLISH and FRENCH.

Abstract submissions for AORTIC 2017 were accepted from 15 February 2017. The deadline for submission was 28 April 2017 and applicants and authors will be notified of the outcome in mid-June 2017.

Carefully check your details and abstract, as it will be published “as is” with no further editing by the Programme Secretariat of Committee. If you would like to make any changes, follow the instructions in your abstract confirmation email. Changes to abstracts are permitted until 28 April.

Accepted abstracts

The AORTIC 2017 programme will comprise a mix of plenary sessions, hot topics, technical sessions, round tables, solution sessions, workshops, posters, and focus groups.

An accepted abstract will be presented orally or as a poster. Oral abstracts will be grouped by topic and presented in the Free Communication of Abstracts sessions. Presenters will have eight minutes for presentation followed by two minutes for discussion.

Authors chosen for a poster session will be given two days to display their poster, with a dedicated poster session.

While effort will be made to accommodate author’s preference in presentation format (oral or poster), the final decision will rest with the Scientific Programme Committee.

Successful presenting authors must register by 30 June 2017 or they will forfeit their place in the programme.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the electronic conference proceedings under the submitting author’s name.

Important dates

Call for Abstractions open: 15 February

Call for Abstractions close: 28 April

Authors notified: mid-June

Registration deadline for all accepted presenting authors: 30 June

Late Breaker Abstract Submissions open: 6 July

Late Breaker Abstract Submissions close: 28 July

Late Breaker Abstract authors notified: mid-August

Registration deadline for all accepted presenters of Late Breaker Abstracts: 31 August

Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

The 11th International Conference on Cancer in Africa from will welcome members and guests from around the globe.

Your company has the opportunity to participant in AORTIC 2017 through sponsorship and exhibition and commit to the promotion of cancer control and palliation in Africa.

Through sponsored sessions, participant materials, educational support, advertising, networking events and logo placement, your company will have the tools to educate and engage a captive audience on what it is doing to make a positive impact throughout Africa.

Position your organisation as a leader and key supporter in the fight against cancer in Africa. Becoming a sponsor is easy: we offer sponsorship opportunities at different price-points, and all opportunities come with great benefits such as brand-building exposure with your logo on signage, and more.

Sponsors / Supporters


National Cancer Institute




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AACRACSAORTICAPCAASCOBBMRI-ERICCiplaClinpharmElektaIDAInqaba biotecMSDNational Cancer InstituteUICC

Exhibition Housing Info

Located in the refreshment and networking area of the conference, the AORTIC 2017 exhibition will give you a good opportunity to interact with and engage conference participants.

With logistical support available from the AORTIC 2017 Conference Secretariat, participation in the exhibition is easy, affordable and will place your products, services and research directly in front of your customers.

Exhibition Consensus
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Organising Agency

AORTIC Conference Secretariat , African Agenda

Phone: 011-27-21-683-2934


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