The Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute Cancer Research Conference is held biennally in November. This event offers trainees the opportunity to present their research via poster or platform presentations. Guest speakers include faculty from Atlantic Canadian universities as well as National experts in various aspects of cancer care and research.


The BHCRI/TFRI Cancer Research Conference in Atlantic Canada will be held virtually on 10 November 2020 via MS Teams. Please view the Agenda


This event is open to all researchers and students throughout Atlantic Canada undertaking cancer-related research. The registration deadline is 4pm ADT on 23 October 2020. If you are located outside the Atlantic region and are interested in attending, please contact


The abstract deadline is 4pm ADT on 18 September 2020. Please submit your abstract via the "submission" tab on this site. Notification regarding abstract acceptance will be sent by email. For accepted abstracts, a PDF file of your poster may be provided by 30 October 2020 for attendees to view online.


There are no registration fees; however, donations are appreciated. Please donate via the link

November 10 2020

August 4, 2020 08:00 EDT to October 23, 2020 16:00 EDT
August 4, 2020 08:00 EDT to September 22, 2020 13:00 EDT
August 4, 2020 08:00 EDT to September 22, 2020 13:00 EDT
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Shared Files
Abstract Template.doc