IKCS: Europe

22-24 April 2022

Hilton Antwerp Old Town, Antwerp, Belgium

2022 IKCS: Europe Hybrid Meeting Platform and
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Session topics include:

  • Award Lectures- Urology and Oncology
  • Basic Science in RCC
  • Biomarkers in RCC
  • Diagnostics and Screening
  • Keynote Lecture
  • Oral Abstract Session
  • Patient Considerations
  • The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Management of RCC
  • Selecting Therapy for non-clear cell RCC Subtypes
  • Surgical Approaches in Kidney Cancer
  • Systemic Therapy: Selecting First-line Therapy and Later-line Therapy
  • Therapeutic Management
  • WoodFire (WoodFire is an exciting chance to watch clinicians debate the various treatment options for presented oncology cases. It’s the fiercest tumor board you’ll ever see!)

The 2022 Program will also feature in-person and virtual networking opportunities including:

  • Meet the Experts Networking
  • Women in Renal Cell Carcinoma Networking
  • Dedicated Poster Sessions and Guided Poster Walks
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Receptions and more!

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information

Jointly provided by The France Foundation and the Kidney Cancer Association.

Target Audience: This educational activity is intended for medical oncologists and urologists who treat patients with kidney cancer. Fellows, trainees, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of kidney cancer are invited to participate.

Statement of Need: Education and interaction surrounding the space of renal cell carcinoma are paramount to improving patient care. This program is targeted to physicians, advocates, researchers, and care team members to help promote learning and collaboration for advancement in the renal cancer space.

Educational Learning Activity Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Characterize the various therapies currently available for locally advanced and metastatic renal cell carcinoma
  • Identify the novel approaches to non-clear RCC patient management
  • Understand the role of the tumor microenvironment in kidney cancer
  • Discuss how to design biomarker driven clinical trials in kidney cancer

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The France Foundation and the Kidney Cancer Association. The France Foundation is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

Physicians: The France Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The 2022 IKCS: Europe – International Kidney Cancer Symposium, Antwerp, Belgium, 22/04/2022- 24/04/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 14 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.amaassn.org/education/earncreditparticipationinternationalactivities.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

IKCS: Europe Scientific Program Committee

Thank you to our 2022 IKCS: Europe Planners!

Michael Staehler, MD, PhD
Guillermo de Velasco, MD, PhD
Lars Lund, MD, DMSci
Gabriel Malouf, MD, PhD
Thomas Powles, MD, MBBS, MRCP
Samra Turajlic, PhD, MRCP

Important Dates

Review the important dates below for 2022 IKCS: Europe

Abstract Submissions Open Mid-December 2021
Program Details and Speakers ReleasedEarly February 2022
Registration Now Open!Now Open! Register Today!
Hotel Booking Open! Now Open! Reserve Today!
Abstract Submission Deadline
(all complete Regular, TPS, and Case Report submissions, and all LBA Placeholders due at this time)
February 2, 2022 at 23:59 GMT
Extended to February 9, 2022 at 23:59 GMT
LBA Submission Deadline (LBA Placeholder required by February 9 deadline)February 28, 2022 at 23:59 GMT (placeholder required by February 9, 2022)
Abstract Notifications Sent to Lead AuthorsLate February 2022
Abstract Titles ReleasedMid-March 2022
Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
(Withdrawal requests must be submitted by the Lead Author to [email protected])
March 11, 2022
Presentation Slides DueMarch 16, 2022
Early Registration Deadline- REGISTER NOWMarch 23, 2022 at 23:59 GMT
Poster Uploads DueApril 1, 2022
Abstracts ReleasedApril 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM CDT
Meeting DatesApril 22, 2022- April 24, 2022

Thank You to Our 2022 IKCS: Europe Sponsors!

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Registration and Hotel Information


Review Registration Rates and Categories below.

CategoryEarly Registration Rate (Register by March 23, 2022 at 23:59 GMT)Regular Registration Rate (After March 23, 2022)Post-Event (April 25, 2022 to December 31, 2022)
In-person Physician/Scientist€375€500
Virtual Only Physician/Scientist€300€400
In-person Allied Health Professional€260€350
Virtual Only Allied Health Professional€210€280
In-person Physician In-Training€260€350
Virtual Only Physician In-Training€210€280
In-person Patient/Advocate/CaregiverComplimentary* €50
Virtual Only Patient/Advocate/CaregiverComplimentary*Complimentary*
In-person Industry€480€650
Virtual Only Industry€390€520
In-person MediaComplimentary**Complimentary**
Virtual Only MediaComplimentary**Complimentary**
Post-Event On-Demand AccessN/AN/A€350
*If you are a Patient, Advocate, or Caregiver please contact [email protected] with your interest in attending 2022 IKCS: Europe. This Registration category is reserved for Patients, Advocates, and Caregivers who do not meet one of the other registration categories.

**If you are a Media employee interested in attending 2022 IKCS: Europe, please contact [email protected] with your interest and plan for meeting coverage. This Registration category is reserved only for Media.

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