Conference Information


NCRA's 44th Annual Educational Conference will be held May 20-23, 2018, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, LA. Download the Registration Brochure for more details.

Hotel Reservations
The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is where all events will occur and sleeping rooms are reserved. The hotel is located at 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130.

NCRA has negotiated a single/double sleeping room rate of $209/night. Room reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis until sell-out or April 20, 2018, whichever comes first. Make reservations online or call 888-627-7033. To receive the $209 rate, you must mention the “National Cancer Registrars Association” at the time of reservation.

Air Travel/Ground Transportation

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is the airport servicing New Orleans. Airport Shuttle is offering a discount to NCRA attendees.  The discount is available for online bookings only.  Book the shuttle online. The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is a 30-minute cab drive from the airport. Uber and Lyft services are also available from the airport.

Danielle Chufar Conference Scholarship

The Danielle Chufar Memorial Annual Conference Scholarship is named in memory of the NCRA staff member who passed away in February 2004 from cancer. The scholarship covers the full conference registration fee, round-trip coach airfare, and hotel accommodations for three nights. Deadline: February 22, 2018. Download the application

Need a Letter-of-Support to Attend NCRA 2018?

NCRA reaches out to administrators to support cancer registry staff attending its educational conference. This letter-of-support highlights the value and importance of attending the conference. We need your help in identifying who should receive this important letter on your behalf. Note: the letter is not limited to hospital facilities. Any NCRA member who feels they would benefit from such support (hospital, central, federal, service provider, vendor, etc.) is encouraged to provide contact information. NCRA will not share the contact information with other organizations, and NCRA will not mention your name in the communication.  Provide contact information

Annual State Association Basket Raffle
Beautiful baskets that are representative of their communities are created by the state associations and are raffled during the conference. If your state association is interested in participating, download the 2018 State Basket Sign-Up Sheet

Volunteer Opportunities
NCRA needs volunteers to help with monitoring sessions, bag preparation, and business meeting assistance. Learn more and sign-up using the 2018 Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet