New at EORTC?

Discover the wide range of EORTC activities which support and make cancer clinical trials successful.
The one day journey introduces the strategies and principles for collaboration with the EORTC. The journey continues with a presentation of all the functions at EORTC HQ that are involved in our clinical trials and other research activities. From pre-development through to publication. You will have the opportunity to ask questions on our activities and our work, all with one aim: to bring our network and us together as a strong team to develop and drive our research.


Don’t miss out this stimulating and interactive event delivered by specialists at EORTC Headquarters!


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08.30 – 09.00 Registration & welcome coffee
The organization, it’s strategy and types of research
09.00 – 09.20 Welcome introduction and history of EORTC Denis Lacombe
09.20 – 09.40 Scientific strategy / Types of research Vassilis Golfinopoulos
The Scientific Direction
09.40 – 10.05 What is the role of the medical expertise at EORTC Beatrice Fournier
10.05 – 10.30 What is the role and responsibility of the statistical expertise throughout the study life cycle Saskia Litière
10.30 – 10.45 Translational research: Biological Materials Rivka Noelanders
10.45 – 11.30 Questions & Answers or Discussion (10 minutes) followed by a coffee break
11.30 – 11.45 Quality of life in clinical trials Andrew Bottomley
The Project Direction
11.45 – 12.05 How are timelines, resources defined, controlled, managed Ellen Peeters
The Clinical Operations Direction
12.05 – 12.15 Introduction Gaetan de Schaetzen
12.15 – 12.30 Network feasibility; defining processes and tools Kin Jip Cheung
12.30 – 12.45 Data Management process Larissa Polders
12.45 – 13.00 Regulatory process Angelique Deleersnijder
13.00 – 14.15 Questions & Answers or Discussion (10 minutes) followed by the lunch
14.15 – 14.30 Radiotherapy, Quality Assurance Enrico Clementel
14.30 – 14.45 Medical imaging in clinical trials Pieter Jespers
14.45 – 15.00 Pharmacovigilance Tuula Ikonen
15.00 – 15.15 Monitoring Zineb Wadid
15.15 – 15.45 Questions & Answers or Discussion (10 minutes) followed by a coffee break
Network relationship
15.45 – 16.00 Role of the Network Relationship Office Ann Marinus
16.00 – 16.15 Questions & Answers or Discussion (10 minutes) followed by the closing remarks Ann Marinus

Centre member

Centre member of EORTC and site staff


Cancer charity
Cancer foundation

Cancer charity and Cancer foundation


Centre NOT member of EORTC

150 €

+ VAT 21% = 181,50 €


300 €

+ VAT 21% = 363 €


Registration is closed. However you can still access “The terms and conditions for participants attending A One-Day Journey through EORTC Activities in Brussels” which also includes the “data protection and sharing of contact details” part.
Registration deadline: 13 September 2019 (10.00 AM CEST)

Travel Awards


  • Enable new members and or site staff in our member institutions to learn about EORTC and its work.
  • Enable new members in our network to have face-to-face contact with EORTC staff and to discuss their collaboration in person.


  • Person should work in an EORTC institution.
  • Have at least one study of EORTC in activation or ongoing recruitment.
  • 1 person per institution will be allocated a travel award.

Applications must be completed online by 26 July 2019

Travel Awards Illustration
  • The EORTC Headquarters will review applications on a first come first served basis.
  • Up to max. of 30 travel awards will be available.
  • Decisions will be made on an ongoing basis, but no later than 14 August 2019.

If your attendance depends on receiving a travel award, please apply first and await confirmation of your award before registering for the event.

Application form


EORTC Headquarters
Avenue Emmanuel Mounier 83/11
1200 Brussels, Belgium

By Car

Take the Brussels Ring Road, follow the signs for “Kraainem”, then “UCL St Luc + “, then “UCL Mounier”

By Metro/Underground

Line 1, direction Stockel, get off at “Kraainem” Go through the Mounier car park and reach the Mounier Avenue.

By Train

Get off at Brussels “Central Station” and take the underground. If train doesn’t stop at “Central Station” but at South Station or North Station, take any train to Central Station and take the underground.

By Plane

Take a taxi from the airport
(20 minutes)