The SIOG 2014 Annual Meeting will take place in Lisbon, Portugal on October 23-25.
SIOG annual conference is the leading conference for experts in the field for geriatric oncology. The event provides a unique platform for researchers, clinical practitioners in oncology, geriatricians, radiologists, psychologists, nutritionists, nurses, senior cancer survivors advocates to learn, interact and share results and best practice. It also allows for important improvements in the understanding and the practice of this multidisciplinary approach when treating senior adults with cancer. The conference features speakers from among the world’s leading experts in the fields.
Why the SIOG Annual Conference is important
The event provides an unparalleled opportunity for active representatives from the entire spectrum of the geriatric oncology community to attend and learn, including scientists, researchers, healthcare professionals and individuals, all of whom want to be seen at the forefront of this multidisciplinary approach.
The SIOG Annual Conference enables participants to:
- Learn from the experience of peers
- Showcase their expertise on a global stage
- Demonstrate their commitment to the multidisciplinary approach to treat cancer in the elderly
- Network with leaders from across the oncology and geriatric communities
Lisboa Congress Centre Praça das Indústrias
1300-307 Lisboa - Portugal
Tel: +(351) 213601400 | Fax: +(351) 213601499
SIOG 2014 Accreditation
The SIOG 2014 Conference is CME-certified by the European Society for Medical Oncology with 16, cat. 1 ESMO-MORA points.
The SIOG 2014 Annual Conference was granted 14 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend the above-mentioned activity to validate their credits in their own country.
Accreditation by the EACCME confers the right to place the following statement in all communication materials including the registration website, the event programme and the certificate of attendance. The following statements must be used without revision: «The 'International Society of Geriatric Oncology' (or) 'SIOG 2014 Annual Meeting' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.»
«The 'SIOG 2014 Annual Meeting' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 14 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.« »Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.»
»Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits 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.
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME credit system is based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.