The Website & Communication committee is in charge of improving and maintaining efficient communication within and outside the society.


October 11, 2014


Committee Members

Sameer Rastogi
Scott Howard


Ursula Creutzig


Sameer Rastogi


Yuri Quintana




The Website & Communication Committee goals are:

  • To improve communications between members of SIOP and the Board of SIOP, it’s committees and working groups as well as improving the visibility of SIOP to interested professionals & public.
  • To improve information about forthcoming SIOP meetings.


Functioning via the Secretariat which implement changes to the website, and will maintain the website, produce the newsletter, the committee will develop a three year action plan in line with SIOP strategic objectives.


Website Responsibilities

  • Enhance the website profile of SIOP by improving its content, accessibility and ease of use including
  • Enhance educational/scientific content (including previous SIOP meetings)
  • Ensure a venue for discourse between members
  • Enhance accessibility of all notifications, reports and news from SIOP
  • Board, SIOP active committees or working groups and SIOP Office
  • Utilize the website for an advocacy forum internationally
  • Promote upcoming international SIOP congresses
  • Access to “Breaking News” that is relevant to SIOP membership


Communications Responsibilities

  • Improve communications internally for and between the membership and externally to interested healthcare professionals, linked organizations and the public.
  • Publication of biannual newsletter on the activities of SIOP, its active committees and future congresses
  • Policy for communication with the media that will enhance and advocate for the vision and mission of SIOP
  • Develop a presence on one or more social networking forums
  • The committee will communicate through teleconferences as required and face to face meetings at the Annual General Meeting.