YI Programme

​​​​​Don’t miss the SIOP Educational Day for Young Investigators 

The SIOP Board and the SIOP YI-NET (SIOP Young Investigators Committee) have put together a programme specifically designed for Young Investigators. 
Whether you are a clinician or a researcher, these sessions will enable you to interact with experts and fellow Young Investigators. Plan ahead to make sure you register for this day! 






08:15 How to get involved in research

Lillian Sung, Canada


08:45 Potential fellowships in pharma

Guillaume Bergthold, Switzerland


09:15 International funding opportunities and twinning programs Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Argentina




10:15 Collaboration and twinning partnerships in research

Jeremy Slone, USA

Ibrahim Qaddoumi, USA  


11:00 The role of philanthropy in paediatric oncology research- Damon Reed, USA

11:45- 12:30

11.45 Mentorship – the importance of having a good mentor, personal experiences and introducing the new YI mentorship programme

Girish Dhall, USA

Adam Esbenshade, USA


Expert Lunch

  • Leukaemia                                                                             Elizabeth Raetz, USA
  • Sarcoma

Gianni Bisogno, USA

  • Retinoblastoma

Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, USA

  • Renal Tumours

Marry van den Heuvel-Eibrink, NL

  • Supportive care

Lillian Sung, Canada

  • CNS

Girish Dhall, USA

  • Neuroblastoma

Katherine Matthay, USA

  • Hodgkins

COG expert from Hodgkin's committee

  • Radiation oncology

Danny Indelicato, USA

  • Immunotherapy

John Anderson, John Anderson, UK


Scientific writing  

 Peter Newburger, USA

Thomas Gross, USA


Tea / coffee


Methodology Workshops - Four choices available

15:45 Epidemiology

Phillip Lupo, USA

Michael Scheurer, USA

16:50 Systematic Reviews and meta-analysis

Bob Phillips, UK

16:30 Translational Research

John Anderson, UK

 16:50 Trial Design

Steven Simko, USA


Educational Day Lectures and Workshops

To register for the Educational Day lectures and workshops, please go to the registration congress page here


Meet the Expert Lunch

To register for the (free) meet the expert lunch sessions*, please go to the congress registration page here

*Space is limited and will be allocated on a 'first-come first-serve' basis


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Junior Investigator Collaborative Event

To register for the (free) collaborative event*, please go to the congress registration page here

*Space is limited and will be allocated on a 'first-come first-serve' basis


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