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17th ICGC Scientific Workshop

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions currently imposed the International Cancer Genome Consortium 17th Scientific Workshop / 4th ARGO Meeting will take place virtual from the 14th - 16th May 2021 and will be hosted by our colleagues from Peking University, Beijing, China.

GPGC Program 


Abstract Submission:

ICGC Colleagues are invited to submit abstracts for both oral and poster presentations during the meeting.  We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to present your progress and/or technological developments at the workshop, please note this should be work that has not previously been presented at an ICGC Scientific Workshop. 

To submit your abstract please click on the link, please note the deadline for submission is the 5th February 2021.

We look forward to receiving your submission and should you have any queries please contact the ICGC ARGO team at secretariat@icgc-argo.org.


The draft outline for the program is as follows:

Day 1:
Friday 14th May 2021 (2.5 hours)
05:00-07:30hrs PDT / 08:00-10:30hrs EDT / 13:00-15:30hrs BST / 14:00-16:30hrs / 20:00-22:30hrs CST / 21:00-23:30hrs KST/JST / 22:00-00:30hrs AEST
Plenary Presentations and Updates - Open session

Day 2:
Saturday 15th May 2021 (3 hours)
04:00-05:00hrs PDT / 07:00-10:00hrs EDT / 12:00-15:00hrs BST / 13:00-16:00hrs / 19:00-22:00hrs CST / 20:00-23:00hrs KST/JST / 21:00-00:00hrs AEST
Workshop Report Back Session and Selected Abstract and Program Updates - Live session

All presentations will be recorded and made available to registrants after the meeting. 

More information will follow in due course.


Registration for the 17th ICGC Workshop / 4th ARGO meeting will open early 2021, more information to follow. 

Key Deadlines:

Abstract submissions launched

Friday 27th November 2020

Registration launched

January 2021 - date TBC

Abstract submission deadline

Friday 5th February 2021

Abstract acceptance notification

Monday 22nd February 2021

17th ICGC Workshop / 4th ARGO Meeting

Friday 14th - Sunday 16th May 2021