General Information

NCRA’s 44th Annual Educational Conference 
May 20-23, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, LA


NCRA’s Annual Educational Conference is the largest gathering of cancer registrars in North America. With over 1,300 attendees, the conference is designed to provide training to help registrars stay current and develop management and leadership skills. NCRA will post registration and hotel information in January 2018.


2018 Call for Oral and Poster Abstracts Now Open!

Share your expertise with the cancer registrar community at NCRA's 44th Annual Educational Conference (NCRA 2018) to be held at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, May 20-23, 2018. Oral and poster abstracts will be accepted through the 2018 NCRA Online Abstract Collection Site through September 8, 2017. All submissions will be acknowledged and reviewed by the 2018 Program Committee. Authors of selected abstracts will be notified by October 9, 2017.  Submission Guidelines and List of Topics 

Questions? E-mail Mary Maul, Manager of NCRA’s Education Programs, at mmaul@ncra-usa.org or call at 703-299-6640 Ext. 314.

Exhibit at NCRA 2018

NCRA has over 5,900 members dedicated to the cancer registry community, including registrars, administrators, researchers, publishers, software companies, staffing agencies, and data managers. Click here for a list of exhibitors and organizations supporting NCRA by exhibiting at the conference.

Interested in exhibiting? Download the 2018 Exhibitor Prospectus. Questions? Contact Ruth Bennett at rbennett@ncra-usa.org.


Reasons to Attend NCRA 2018!

• In-depth training on the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Eighth Edition.
• Meet the CoC Standard to attend a national or regional cancer-related meeting 
          once during the three-year survey cycle.
• Network with over 1,300 of your professional colleagues.
• Gain knowledge about cancer registry best practices. 
• Explore ways to become involved in NCRA.
• Hear the latest from the standard setters.
• Learn about the newest advancements in cancer treatment and care. 
• Earn over 18 CEs in three days.
• Keep current on changes in the cancer registry field.
• Explore career opportunities.
• Learn about the latest in cancer registry products and services in the NCRA
          exhibit hall.