NCRA's 45th Annual Educational Conference will be held May 19-22, 2019, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO. The conference will showcase critical topics to help cancer registrars stay current with advancements and changes in the field. The format this year will provide opportunities for interactive learning.There are 15 plenary and at least five focused sessions in each symposium. Earn 19 CEs, including Category A CEs. Download the Registration Brochure.
April 5, 2019: Early-Bird Registration Cut-Off
April 19, 2019: Last date to cancel registration to receive a refund. See critical details below.
How to Register
Register by completing the conference registration form. You can email completed registration forms to firstname.lastname@example.org;fax to 703-299-6620 or mail to: NCRA, Attn: Conference Registration, 1330 Braddock Place, Suite 520, Alexandria, VA 22314.
If you have any questions or need assistance with the registration process, please contact Nancy Allen (703) 299-6640 Ext. 311. NCRA’s goal is to make your registration experience easy and efficient. This page contains important information regarding your registration, payment methods, and NCRA’s cancellation policy.
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NCRA will accept cancellations and refund registration fees for cancellations received on or before April 19, 2019. Cancellations must be in writing. NCRA will refund the registration fees paid, less the $100 processing charge by June 21, 2019. No refunds will be made for any cancellation received after April 19, 2019. Substitutions are always accepted. NCRA will accept cancellations by mail, fax, or e-mail. Fax: 703-299-6620; e-mail: email@example.com; and mail: NCRA, Attn: Conference Registration, 1330 Braddock Place, Suite 520, Alexandria, VA, 22314.
Early rates are available to registrants whose form and payment are postmarked by or received by April 5, 2019.
NCRA accepts the following forms of payment: check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. NCRA accepts purchase orders, but a copy of the P.O. must be provided to NCRA’s offices and include the following information for invoicing: contact name, company, address, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail address. The organization will be billed with payment due 30 days following the date of the invoice. Registrations will not be confirmed until payment is received.
Returned Check Fee
If your check is returned for insufficient funds, a returned-check fee will be added to your payment in the amount of $35.
NCRA prefers international registrations be paid by credit card. International payments made by check will need to be add $50 for the bank-imposed administration fee to the total. International funds must be drawn on U.S. currency.
Continental breakfast on Monday, May 20; Tuesday, May 21; and Wednesday, May 22; lunch on May 21 at the NCRA Business Meeting; lunch on May 22 at the Awards, Installation, and Recognition Luncheon; refreshments at Monday’s Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall; electronic copy (PDF) of the Conference Proceedings; CE credits; and access to all conference sessions and exhibits.
Meals provided for the specific day as stated above and an electronic copy (PDF) of the Conference Proceedings; CE credits; and access to all conference sessions and exhibits on the day purchased.
Access to the Welcome Reception, NCRA Business Meeting Luncheon, and the Awards, Installation, and Recognition Luncheon. Guests may not attend the education sessions.
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: CTR Exam Prep
CTR Exam Prep: Hands-On Strategies for the Open-Book Section, Sunday, May 19, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. CTR Exam workshop includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials.
CONCURRENT WORKSHOP: Fundamentals of Abstracting Workshop
Fundamentals of Abstracting Workshop is Monday, May 20, through Wednesday, May 22 and includes: continental breakfast all three days, lunch on Monday and Wednesday, and refreshments at Monday's Welcome Reception (opening of the exhibit hall).
POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: SEER 2018 Advanced Topics for Registry Professionals
The SEER: 2019 Advanced Topics for Registry Professionals, Thursday, May 23, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Friday, May 24, 8 AM to 12:30 PM. Note: The workshop is complimentary, but registration is required. Limited seating. This is a separate event. Please make sure you have selected to attend the SEER Workshop option when you register.
Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status for every cancer patient in the U.S. The curated data provides essential information to researchers, healthcare providers, and public health officials to better monitor and advance cancer treatments, conduct research, and improve cancer prevention and screening programs. Learn more about how to become a cancer registrar and how cancer registry data is used to improve public health.