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

Committee Members

Corry van den Hoed-Heershop

Representative Nursing Group

Christian Carrie

Representative Radiation Oncology Group

Stephen Hunger

Representative Hematology Oncology

Piotr Czauderna

Representative Surgical Oncology Group

Angelika Eggert

Representative Translational Research Group

Alan Davidson

Chairman Local Organising Committee SIOP 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

Michael Capra

Chairman Local Organising Committee SIOP 2016, Dublin, Ireland

Jeffrey Dome

Chairman Local Organising Committee SIOP 2017, Washington, USA

Objectives

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