NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference – Trending Updates

NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference – Trending Updates

Please check back frequently for the latest updates!

All systems GO for our first ever Registry of the Future conference. This one of a kind meeting will take place on Monday, June 19, 2017. Check here for updates and changes to the agenda or last minute instructions. Registration is still open but only a few spots remain. REGISTER TODAY!

Topic Summaries for Registry of the Future Workshop

Registry of the Future Conference Future Deliberations Worksheet
This worksheet will be handed out at the conference but is located here for those that wish to use electronic version.

Fun Bike Ride – Wednesday, June 21st – 4:00-7:00 pm

Join us for a MELLOW afternoon ride along the Rio Grande, on Albuquerque’s Paseo del Bosque Bike Trail. Scenic and safe, the dedicated bike trail will remind us of our rides in Austin and Portland!

To find out the details and reserve a bike, click HERE. See you in Albuquerque! Contact Rich Pinder with any questions (323) 442-1640.

Participants will be able to take advantage of the free shuttle to Old Town which is where the bike shop and ride departure is located.  The shuttle will depart approximately every 30-40 minutes from the Hyatt Hotel.  The shuttle will drop you off at the bike shop on an additional stop between 2:30 pm  and 4:00 pm.  Please note that you should depart from the hotel on the shuttle no later than 3:30 pm – 3:40 pm to make the 4:00 pm ride departure.  Additionally, the shuttle will make a stop at the bike shop after the ride between approximately 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Annual Fun Run/Walk – Thursday, June 22nd – 6:30 am

There is no cost for this event. Just show up-no registration is necessary for this event. Run or walk approximately 2 miles. It is up to you. Meet in the main lobby of the Hyatt Albuquerque between 6:15 am – 6:30 am. Please note, this is an urban, sidewalk course. Streets are not closed so please use caution and enjoy the morning.

New for 2017! Join us for a invigorating 15 minute talk near the break area for special presentations on Late Breaker topics. Grab a cup of coffee or water at the break and stop by for this quick and stimulating session. No registration needed.

  • Tuesday, June 20th 10:05 am – 10:25 am: Essential TNM – Kevin Ward, PhD
  • Tuesday, June 20th 3:05 pm – 3:25 pm: Characterization of Sexual Gender Minority Cancer Cases – Frank Boscoe, PhD, Scarlett Gomez
  • Wednesday, June 21st 10:35 am – 10:55 am: WHO Classification of Central Nervous System Tumors – An Opportunity for Cooperation and Collaboration across Disciplines – Carol Kruchko
  • Thursday, June 22nd 10:05 am – 10:25 am:  An Online Interactive Tool to Improve the Understanding of Cancer Survival Statistics – Paul Lambert, PhD

Note that the Thursday Awards Luncheon is not scheduled this year. Lunch is on your own each day. Awards will be given throughout the conference program.

The Final Program and Abstract Book are now available at the link above! A printed copy is available at the conference when you check in. In efforts to keep the conference GREEN, we ask that you take a printed program if needed. An electronic Program will be made available to all attendees as a GREEN option.

Most NAACCR activities will take place at the Albuquerque Convention Center which is across the street from the host hotel Hyatt. Check the final program for exact locations of each activity. Activities in the Albuquerque Convention Center will be in the West Complex within the convention center.

NAACCR Business Meeting

NAACCR Geocoder Users Meet & Greet with Dan Goldberg and Payton Baldridge—come ask questions/provide feedback on the NAACCR Geocoder 5:30 – 7:00 pm during NAACCR Exhibitor Showcase (at the NAACCR booth) Monday evening. They will also be available during the breaks.

There will be a Geographic, Spatial And Demographic Data Workgroup (GSADD) dinner Monday evening, June 19th. All are welcome to attend this dinner (pay on your own). Please meet in lobby of the Hyatt at 7 pm. Any questions can be forwarded to Recinda Sherman, NAACCR Program Manager of Data Use and Research

Dining Map

Local Vendor Food Trucks

The Albuquerque Convention Center (ACC) will arrange for 4-5 local vendor food trucks as well as some free seating on the Civic Plaza.

Monday, June 19, 2017: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Tuesday, June 20, 2017: 12:00PM – 1:30PM
Wednesday, June 21, 2017: 12:45PM – 2:00PM
Thursday, June 22, 2017: 12:00PM – 1:30PM

Note that on day 1 (Tuesday, June 20), they will be setting up for an event taking place on the Plaza, therefore the trucks will be parked along 3rd Street (immediately to the right as delegates walk out of the ACC). On the following two days, trucks will be located on the Plaza itself. In both cases, they will be very visible to attendees of the conference exiting the Convention Center.

All the meetings at the Albuquerque Convention Center (ACC) are in the West Complex.

Albuquerque Old Town is just a few minutes form the hotel lobby. Stroll the Plaza, dine at our many restaurants, stay in our Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts, visit our museums, take a guided tour or shop at over 150 stores and galleries for unique gifts from the Southwest and around the world. A free shuttle will run from the Hyatt Albuquerque Main Lobby to Old Town. Bring some friends and experience quiet hidden patios, winding brick paths, gardens and balconies.


Complimentary shuttle transportation to and from Albuquerque Old Town is available to all NAACCR delegates during the times and dates below. The shuttle will leave from the Hyatt Regency Hotel (front entrance) every 40 minutes. Please show your badge to the driver for admission.

Monday, June 19: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, June 20: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, June 21: 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, June 22: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Note, for people attending the Bike Ride on Wednesday, June 21, the shuttle will take a detoured route to a local bike shop from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

The SSDI Group will meet in Picuris at the ACC from 1-2 PM on Wednesday


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Visit our conference forum to communicate and organize networking and social meetings during the conference.

The 2018 Implementation Meeting is for invited standard setters and stakeholders to discuss the scope and timeline of data changes for 2018 (Invitation Only Please).

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Room: Sandia/Santa Ana

Please check back frequently for updates.

The Caribbean Cancer Surveillance Meeting is for invited members (Invitation Only Please).

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Room: Acoma/Zuni/Tesuque

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