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Sydney Cancer Conference 2020 hosted at the University of Sydney

Sydney Cancer Conference 2021

Bridging research and practice

The University of Sydney is proud to host the seventh Sydney Cancer Conference, a national forum showcasing existing and emerging strengths in cancer research across Australia.

This 2-day conference will be held on September 9 and 10, 2021 at the historic Holme Building on Camperdown campus.

The theme of the Conference is “Bridging research and practice”, incorporating perspectives from the entire translational research continuum.

The program will feature all areas of cancer research – basic biomedical, public health, clinical and psychosocial – making the latest information and research available to researchers, clinicians, students, consumers and members of the public alike.

SCC2021 is hosted in partnership with four Cancer Institute of NSW Translational Cancer Research Centres:

  • Sydney Catalyst
  • The Kids Cancer Alliance
  • Sydney-West Translational Cancer Research Centre
  • Sydney Vital


Confirmed invited speakers:

  • The Hon. Bronwyn (Bronnie) Taylor MLC, Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women, Parliament of NSW
  • Professor Theresa Whiteside, Professor of Pathology, Immunology and Otolaryngology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
  • Professor Ethan Basch, Professor of Medicine, Division of Haematology and Oncology, and Professor of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, USA (and affiliated with University of Birmingham)
  • Professor Fran Baum, Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor and Director, Southgate Institute for Health, Society & Equity, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University

Sponsors and exhibitors

It is anticipated that SCC2021 will attract 350 - 400 delegates from across the health sector who are involved in cancer research and treatment.

Becoming a SCC2021 sponsor offers the opportunity to connect with a diverse audience of cancer researchers, cancer consumers and industry professionals. Select from a range of sponsorship packages relevant to your organisation’s brand and networking objectives or talk to us to tailor a package to suit your marketing strategy.

  • Network with influential and engaged delegates.
  • Share your company’s product offerings, services, vision and strategies.
  • Position your brand as a supporter of innovative, impactful cancer research.
  • Gain insight into the latest research and future directions in cancer.

Please contact Marcel Batten for a prospectus and to discuss sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

2021 dates

  • Abstracts open Monday 1 March
  • Early Bird registration opens Monday 22 March
  • Standard registration open Monday 26 July
  • Abstract submission deadline Monday 26 April

Our commitment

Sydney Cancer Conference is committed to engagement with consumers in a meaningful way.
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