ECPP Activities

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This year the Early Career Professionals In Psycho-Oncology (ECPP) committee will organize a number of exciting events at the conference in Japan. This programme is open to all Psycho-Oncology early career professionals within ten years of their highest degree. All professionals such as postgraduate or PhD students, clinicians or postdocs are welcome to take part.

These events are made possible and are available for free through the support of the conference organizers and IPOS. While it is not a requirement to be an IPOS member for participation, we would like to encourage all participants to become an IPOS member. IPOS provides a reduced 25$ fee for ECPPs within three years of their highest degree as well as members-in-training - Apply here.

If you are interested in updates and information about the conference and other activities of the IPOS ECPP committee, we encourage you to join our email-list by sending Helena.lewis-smith@uwe.ac.uk an email.

Pre-conference workshop: Research Grant Development

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AM 9:00am-12:30pm on 16th June 15th August

The IPOS Early Career Psycho-Oncology Professionals (ECPP) committee and the Research committee are organizing a pre-conference workshop. The goal of the workshop is to foster Early Career Researchers (ECRs) in the development of research grants of clinical relevance and importance in Psycho-Oncology through a mentoring and facilitated collaboration process.  The aim is to provide a supportive environment for developing grants and gaining advice and input from experts in the field through a “Dragon’s Den”.

Please attend with research grant you are currently writing in order to make the most of the time with the experts.

Any ECPP who has finished (or will soon finish) their final qualification who has registered for the IPOS conference is eligible for the workshop.

You will be able to apply for this free event during the registration process.

Mentoring Matching

This mentoring matching provides an opportunity for early career professionals to meet and exchange ideas with some of the most renowned researchers and clinicians in the field. You will be able to apply for this online, and will then be matched with one of ten mentors from leading international research centers. It will then be your responsibility to contact your mentor to organize a time for the two of you to meet during the conference.

You will be able to apply for this free event via email: Helena.lewis-smith@uwe.ac.uk and ursula@unsw.edu.au

Annual SIG Meeting

This meeting is open for all ECPPs to discuss achievements and plan future goals for the ECPP committee. Everyone interested is welcome to join. It’s an informal meeting where you can share your thoughts about what the ECPP SIG can mean for you. Furthermore, we would like to use this meeting to inform you about all early career events going on at the conference and to get to know the committee.

There is no need to register for this free event. You can just turn up on the day.

Social Dinner Event

This social event will bring trainees together to network and socialize. This will be dinner and drinks at a local restaurant (TBC).
There is no need to register for the event. You can just turn up on the day, however, you will have to pay for your own dinner and drinks.

The congress secretariat will update here when the schedule and location are decided.

Oral Poster Session

This session provides an opportunity for early career professionals to present their research to other early career researchers and get feedback from renowned senior researchers in the field. Participants will be selected from all early career professionals whose abstracts have been awarded as a poster presentation at the IPOS conference and who have indicated their interest in participating in this event through a tick box when submitting their abstract. Participants will give a five-minute oral presentation. A certificate will be handed out for the best presentation.

There is no need to register for this free event. You can just turn up on the day.

ECPP Symposium: Case Presentation

This session provides ECPP Clinicians to present tricky (anonymized) cases that they have faced and a panel of senior Psycho-Oncology clinicians will provide suggested approaches to managing these cases.

Please prepare your cases before the day to make the most of the time with the experts and other ECPPS.

There is no need to register for this free event. You can just turn up on the day.

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