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October 18, 2019

WICC REGISTRATION, PRE-CONFERENCE, & GALA TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE UP TO DAY OF CONFERENCE!

Everyone is invited to attend the 2nd World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC 2019), taking place in Calgary, Alberta, Canada from September 16-19, 2019 at the Telus Convention Centre. The theme of WICC 2019 is ‘Respect, Reconciliation, and Reciprocity: Connecting Across Knowledge Systems’. WICC 2019 is a multidisciplinary gathering of researchers, allied health professionals, advocacy groups, […]

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October 18, 2019

Join Darrell Fox in a Run to Promote Physical Activity During WICC 2019

Join Darrell Fox in a Run to Promote Physical Activity during the 2019 World Indigenous Cancer Conference on Thursday, September 19th in Calgary, Alberta. Darrell Fox, who is Metis, is the younger brother of Terry Fox, for whom the Terry Fox Foundation and the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) are named.  In 1980, at the […]

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October 18, 2019

Poster Presentation Parameters Now on Website!

The parameters for ‘Poster Presentations’ are as follows: The dimensions of poster boards are 4′ (high) x 8′ (long). Each poster will have that full area available to them upon presentation, so please have your poster presentation within the 90.5″ x 45″ (minus the border) parameters! At the conference, poster boards will be numbered by […]

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October 18, 2019

WICC Extends ‘Standard Registration Rates’ to Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.

Due to numerous emails from attendees still on holidays and unable to formally register, WICC has agreed to EXTEND the “Standard Registration” deadline to Friday, September 13, 2019 (11:59pm-MST).  So if you have not registered yet, please do so now! ABSTRACT SCHEDULE: Available on the website is the ‘abstract schedule‘ under the ‘schedule’ tab in […]

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October 18, 2019

WICC 2019 Extends ‘Abstract Notification of Acceptance’ Deadline to August 2nd.

Due to numerous emails from abstract authors on holidays and unable to formally reply to their “Abstract Letters of Invitation”, the WICC Committee has agreed to EXTEND the “Abstract Notification of Acceptance” deadline to Friday, August 2, 2019 (11:59pm-MST). The good news, all abstract letters have been sent out and over 120 abstracts have been […]

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October 18, 2019

Abstract Review Update – June 27, 2109

The WICC 2019 Abstract Committee is in the final stages of its review process. All abstract submitters will be notified on the status of their abstract later this week. The WICC 2019 Committee apologizes for the inconvenience but we were just not expecting an overwhelming response to our abstract call. On a brighter note, the […]

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October 18, 2019

WICC 2019 WELCOMES BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE & SUSAN AGLUKARK!

BREAKING WICC 2019 NEWS:  Academy Award Winner Buffy Sainte-Marie & Juno Award Winner Susan Aglukark will be performing at the AFNIGC – WICC 2019 Gala on September 18, 2019.  Both Sainte-Marie & Aglukark have garnered a reputation as proud & strong Canadian Indigenous Women who captivated their global audiences with their music, activism, humanitarian efforts, […]

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October 18, 2019

WICC 2019 EARLY BIRD RATES END JUNE 1 @ 11:59 PM. (MST.)!

JUST A REMINDER that the 2019 World Indigenous Cancer Conference – Early Bird Rate ends on Saturday, June 1, 2019, @ 11:59 pm. (MST – Calgary Time).  Then beginning on Sunday, June 2, 2019, Standard Rates will apply! BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! WICC 2019 has a HUGE announcement on Monday, June 3, 2019!  Follow our social media […]

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October 18, 2019

WICC 2019 Hotel Partners Now Listed on Website!

We are excited to announce that the “WICC 2019 Hotel Partners” are now listed on our website!  We are proud to be partnered with some amazing hotels to bring you comfort, style, and great savings!  We have a different selection of hotels for everyone’s personal preference. Convenient Stay– For those that want to be close […]

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October 18, 2019

WICC 2019 Extends ‘Call for Abstracts’ Deadline to May 17th.

Due to numerous requests for abstract submission extensions, the WICC Committee has agreed to EXTEND the “Call for Abstracts” deadline to Friday, May 17, 2019 (11:59pm-MST).  If you want to present at the 2019 World Indigenous Cancer Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada from September 17-19, 2019, get your submission in today! While we invite scientific […]

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