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3rd European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO Forum)

CCIB – Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona # | Barcelona, SPAIN
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Title: 3rd European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO Forum)
Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Dates: From Apr, 24, 2015 to Apr, 28, 2015
Location: Barcelona, SPAIN
Type: Seminar
Registration Cost: From 150 to 415 EUR
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CCIB – Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona #

The CCIB - Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona came into being in 2004 with the 2004 Universal Forum of Cultures. Following the Forum, management of the Convention Centre was subsequently awarded to GL events CCIB SL, a company created specifically for this purpose. The corporate form of the CCIB is therefore that of a Limited Liability Company (LLC), with the following shareholder structure: GL events: 80% Barcelona City Council: 12% Association of Barcelona Hoteliers: 8% GL events, established in Lyon in 1978, is a world leader in the events sector. In 2011, this group operated a global network of 91 event locations, employed a workforce of 3,700 and generated turnover of 783 million euros. The CCIB’s client profile is composed of three main types: Agencies specialised in staging events for other organisations Private companies which organise an event directly Associations active in specific fields of the knowledge sector. At the CCIB we are able to organise events of any type, whether local or international. Given the characteristics of the Convention Centre, however, we offer outstanding capacity for the organisation of large-scale events with a global reach. These also have a positive impact on the city of Barcelona regarding hotel occupation, catering and other services related to the event. In this regard, 83% of our turnover is generated by international events attended by visitors from all over the world. It is also noteworthy that 42% of our clients are from other countries. We would like to offer you a selection of the events organised by the CCIB since it opened for business up to 2011, as well as - with the kind permission of the respective organisers - notable events already confirmed for the future.  
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Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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Welcome from the conference chairpersons


Built on the success of the London Anniversary Congress in 2011 and the 2nd ESTRO Forum in Geneva in 2013, the 3rd ESTRO Forum will host five meetings featuring all aspects of the radiation oncology field:

Clinical and translational meeting

Physics biennial meeting


RTT meeting

PREVENT and TARGET meetings

Placing interdisciplinarity under the spotlight, clinicians, physicists, brachytherapists, radiobiologists and radiation thertherapists (RTTs) will find a broad range of interdisciplinary sessions at the Forum where the different disciplines will join to explore topics of interest to all...

Read the full welcome letter from the conference chairpersons Philip Poortmans, Robin Garcia, Jacob Lindegaard, Bradly Wouters, Martijn Kamphuis >


Scientific Programme Committee

P. Poortmans (NL), Chair 

R. Garcia (FR) 

M. Kamphuis (NL) 

J. Lindegaard (DK) 

B. Wouters (CA) 

Read the full list of members > 


Conference Secretariat

ESTRO Office  

Rue Martin V, 40  

1200 Brussels  


General queries:  

Abstract queries: 

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General Info:

Reduced fees apply when the payment is received before specific deadlines:

Early registration rate deadline: 15 December, 2014 
Late registration rate deadline: 24 March, 2015 
Desk registration rate: as of 25 March, 2015      

Please note that in order to benefit from the member price, you must renew your membership for 2015 before registering to the conference. The membership renewal should be done at least 3 days before the early or late deadlines. The membership internal processing and approval process might take up to maximum 3 working days.

The registration fee to the conference includes access to the scientific sessions and exhibition area, the programme book, coffee breaks, the invitation to the opening ceremony, welcome reception and social evening.  The fee does not include lunch. Lunch will be available for purchase in the exhibition area.

Registration to the 3rd ESTRO Forum does not give access to the Pre-congress courses and the Contouring workshops.  For these separate registrations are required.



Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2015-02-05 To: 2015-03-25
On site Registration
1 day in training member
1 day ESTRO member
1 day 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



Rambla Prim 1-17 

08019 Barcelona, 



Accommodation & city tours

The official accommodation agent for the 3rd Forum is:

Kuoni Destination Management 

Avenida Diagonal, 416 - 3ª 1º 

08037 Barcelona, Spain

Tel :+34 93 505 25 00 

Fax: +34 93 488 37 03 


  In close consultation with us, Kuoni Destination Management have made a selection of hotels in Barcelona. We advise you to make your reservation well in advance. Hotel accommodation is made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Scientific Content Up to Date
Submission Info

With the submission of the abstract for the 3rd ESTRO Forum, the first (presenting) author:

Accepts responsibility for the accuracy of the abstract and ascertains that all authors are aware of the content before submission 

Accepts to be the contact person for all correspondence related to the abstract and to inform the co-authors about its status 

Accepts to identify any financial interest in products or processes described in the abstract. This includes stock ownership, membership on any advisory boards, commercially sponsored research or any other substantial relationships. 

Certifies that the information to be reported is for exclusive presentation in the session to which the abstract will be assigned if accepted and that the information will not be presented as such at any commercially sponsored satellite symposia during the conference.

Abstracts must be submitted and presented at the conference in English. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject an abstract written in poor English.

Abstracts will be anonymised before review to ensure fairness and eliminate possible bias. Therefore it is strictly forbidden to include the authors’ names or institutions in the body of the abstracts. Submitted abstracts that include such references will be penalised by the Abstract Reviewing Committee.

During the 3rd ESTRO Forum, a Young Scientists Poster Discussion session for authors aged 40 or less will be organised. Please make sure your date of birth is correct in the ESTRO database.


Abstract format


Topic category: choose the topic category that refers to the main subject of the abstract. Abstracts submitted under the RTT Meeting topics are reviewed by Radiation TherapisTs (RTTs) and considered for the RTT meeting only. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to re-categorise the abstract. 

Presentation preference: authors should indicate the presentation preference (oral, poster or no preference). Please note that the final decision on the presentation format rests with the Scientific Committee. 

Keywords: authors are required to select a keyword from a pre-defined menu. The list of keywords corresponding to each topic category above can be a useful guide to determine the most appropriate topic category under which to submit the abstract.  When submitting your abstract only one keyword can be selected from the pre-defined keywords. 

Title: Abstract titles should be brief and reflect the content of the abstract. The title (maximum 100 characters) is important since it focuses attention (it is the “showcase” for the presentation). Do not use capital letters in the title except for words that are always capitalised and do not use non-standard abbreviations. 

Body of the abstract: Abstracts should be structured in such a way as to include (1) Purpose/Objective; (2) Material/methods; (3) Results; (4) Conclusion. 

The use of standard abbreviations is desirable. A special or unusual abbreviation must be placed (in round brackets) after the first appearance of the word for which it stands. 

The on-line abstract submission procedure will not accept abstracts that exceed 2500 characters (body of the abstract, excluding spaces). 

Authors may include one data table in the body of the abstract in JPG format (this is not  included in the number of characters) 

Authors may include one image in JPG format. The maximum file size of each image should be 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. 

Equations can be inserted in the text as images (only JPG format).


Abstract selection process


Abstracts submitted for presentation will be reviewed by an international panel of experts in the field of the subject. 

Abstract review criteria are based on clarity, supporting data, scientific rigour, potential significance, interest in the topic chosen and innovation or usefulness. 

Research obviously not yet performed and results not yet obtained will be banned. 

Abstracts will be selected for one of the following presentation formats:

Oral presentation: the abstract is selected for oral presentation at any of the proffered paper sessions. 

Poster discussion session: a limited number of the abstracts will be selected for poster discussion. A chairperson will be appointed to present various abstracts on a similar topic on behalf of the authors.  

Poster presentation: abstracts that have been selected for presentation in a poster format. The posters are grouped by topic and are displayed throughout the meeting. Only a limited number of abstracts will be selected for poster presentation. 

E-poster: abstracts are available for viewing in electronic format in special stations available at the conference venue.

Withdrawal of an abstract: Abstracts submitted for the 3rd ESTRO forum can be withdrawn until 12 December 2014. (To withdraw your abstract you should send an email to After this date, withdrawal of abstracts is no longer possible.

Abstracts selected for oral / poster discussion / poster presentation should be presented at the meeting. If the first (presenting) author cannot attend the conference, he / she should assign a replacement and inform the ESTRO office of the replacement as soon as possible.

Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

An exhibition featuring equipment and pharmaceutical companies as well as medical publishers will be held in the Exhibition area.

The exhibition will be open on Friday 24 April 2015 at of 19:30. The exhibition will remain open from Friday 24 April to Monday 27 April..

Entrance is free for all registered participants.

Companies and publishers who would like to participate in the exhibition may obtain more detailed information from the ESTRO office. 

Contact person: 

Valerie Cremades  

Corporate relations manager  

Tel.: +32.2.775.93.41 

Fax.: +32.2.779.54.94  


The schedule for bookings is as follows:

1rst round bookings (open to ESTRO Gold Corporate members only): as of 8 October 2014, 15:00 CET

2nd round bookings (open to all ESTRO Corporate members): as of 13 October 2014, 15:00 CET

3rd round bookings (open to the whole Industry): as of 16 October 2014, 15:00 CET



Beware of FAIRGuide & Expo-Guide


BEWARE of companies that send you faxes or emails offering to list your company in an Exhibitor Directory or a Business Guide, for example FAIRGuide or Expo-Guide.  

These companies are NOT associated in any way with the activities of ESTRO.

Organising Agency

ESTRO head office

Postal address: 
Rue Martin V 40 
1200 Brussels 

Delivery address: 
Avenue E. Mounierlaan 44 
1200 Brussels 

tel.: +32 2 775 93 40 
fax: +32 2 779 54 94

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