The registration is now closed and complete. If you have any questions, please contact


The Oncopole is organizing its first annual symposium on Nov. 1-2 in Montreal. This event will present a number of new research initiatives supported by Oncopole as well as a series of keynote speakers on topics such as drug development, recent advances in immuno-oncology, cancer research and data sharing in the era of personalized medicine. We are looking forward to foster discussions and networking between researchers, students, leaders in the field and various partners all dedicated to a better research community to lead the fight against cancer.


This year’s symposium takes place at the Hyatt Regency Montreal, located downtown and easily accessible.


Keynote speakers


Dr. William Dalton

Founder and Executive Chair of M2Gen, Moffitt Cancer Center


Dr. Pierre Hainaut

Director of Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Inserm-CNRS-

Université Grenoble Alpes


Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi

President and Scientific Director, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research


Dr. Dmitriy Zamarin

Medical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Gynecologic Medical Oncology Immunotherapeutic Service


Dr. Rima Al-awar

Director and Senior Principal Investigator, Drug Discovery Program,

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research


Dr. Gregory Simon

President, Biden Cancer Initiative




You can download our preliminary program in PDF format.



Registration for the symposium is free but places are limited.


Abstract submission

Students and post-doctoral researchers are invited to submit an abstract before October 10th for poster presentations to be held on Nov. 2nd.


For more information about Oncopole, click here

November 1-2 2018

Hotel Hyatt du centre-ville de Montréal
1255 Jeanne-Mance Street
Montreal, Quebec
Canada, H5B 1E5

September 6, 2018 08:00 EDT to October 23, 2018 10:00 EDT
September 2, 2018 16:30 EDT to October 10, 2018 23:45 EDT
Contact organizers