Save the Date!
2024 IGCS-IGCAN Gynecologic Cancer Survivor-Caregiver Summit
October 15, 2024, in Dublin, Ireland

This year, the IGCS Advocacy Summit is coming to Dublin, Ireland and will be held the day before the IGCS Annual Global Meeting begins. Our annual patient- and advocate-focused event invites the advocacy community to learn about and discuss topics of importance to gynecologic cancer survivor-patients, their caregivers and family members, and all those dedicated to patient advocacy and activism.

Summit program details coming soon!

Showcase a Poster at the Summit

We are currently accepting submissions for advocacy posters to complement the Summit program and allow participants to share their work with others. Accepted submissions will be available as an ePoster on and provided space for a printed poster at the Summit and IGCS 2024 Annual Global Meeting.   

To display a poster at the Summit, submit a brief abstract/summary describing your patient-focused project or program and the impact it has made. Poster topics include but are not limited to:

  • advocacy research 
  • patient/community outreach and support 
  • public awareness campaigns 
  • patient education 
  • palliative/supportive care and complimentary therapies

Important Dates & Deadlines
June 30, 2024: Abstract/Summary submissions close.          
By July 30, 2024: Notifications of acceptance.
August 30, 2024: ePoster submission deadline.

Submission deadline is June 30, 2024 

Registration Details

The Summit is free to attend, however, registration is required for those attending in person.  You may pre-register now!
The Summit program is being finalized and will be emailed to all registrants.

If you cannot attend in person in Dublin, registration is not required and select portions of the Summit will be recorded and will be available by October 18th on IGCS YouTube channel. 

Registration for IGCS 2024 Annual Global Meeting is not required to attend the 2024 IGCS-IGCAN Gynecologic Cancer Survivor-Caregiver Summit. 

Previous Patient Summits:

2021 Virtual Advocacy Survivor-Caregiver Summit: Connected & Empowered
Virtual Event
September 25, 2021

2020 Survivor-Caregiver Public Summit: Women4Women
Virtual Event
September 26, 2020

Yes to Empowerment: Survivor-Caregiver Symposium
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 21, 2019

Eriko-Aotani Patient-Caregiver Symposium
Kyoto, Japan
September 13, 2018

Ovarian Cancer Patient Summit
Lisbon, Portugal
October 28-29, 2016

Knowledge is Power Gynaecological Cancer Forum
Melbourne, Australia
November 8, 2014

Ovarian Cancer Symposium
Vancouver, Canada
October 14, 2012

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