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Le CTTC est heureux de vous convier à l’édition 2020 du Congrès annuel de greffe de cellules souches qui se tiendra au Centre des congrès de Québec du 22 au 25 juin 2020

Pour cette édition, le comité de planification, présidé par Dr Guy Cantin, vous promet un programme des plus diversifiés, incluant des séances plénières scientifiques, interdisciplinaires ou spécifiques à une discipline, et des présentations thématiques. Le CTTC at Héma-Québec sont heureux de présenter la Journée canadienne de l'innovation, organisée par l'Association mondiale des donneurs de moelle (WMDA) le 25 juin 2020.

Au plaisir de vous croiser en grand nombre dans la pittoresque ville de Québec pour cet événement incontournable!

The CTTC is pleased to invite all hematopoietic stem cell transplant and cellular therapy healthcare professionals to attend our annual meeting in Québec City at the Quebec City Convention Centre from June 22-25, 2020.

The 2020 conference planning committee, led by Dr. Guy Cantin, is working on an exciting program that will include scientific plenary sessions, keynote presentations, multi-disciplinary and discipline-specific sessions, oral and poster abstract presentations, committee and society meetings, and corporate satellite symposia. CTTC is pleased to partner with Héma-Québec for Canadian Innovation Day, hosted by the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA) on June 25, 2020.

We hope you will join us in charming Québec City!

Planning Committee

Chair: Guy Cantin, MD, FRCPC

Frédéric Barabé, MD, FRCPC   Susie Joron, BSc
Renée Bazin, PhD Wilson Lam, MD, FRCPC
Chris Bredeson, MD, FRCPC  Kylie Lepic, MD, FRCPC  
Martin Champagne, MD, FRCPC Gizelle Popradi, MD, FRCPC  
Jean-Sébastien Delisle, MD, FRCPC, PhD 
Maryse Power, MD, FRCPC  
Stéphanie Duguay, IPA, CSIO( C) Yves Rousseau, BPharm, MSc, BCOP
Ronan Foley, MD, FRCPC Tal Schechter-Finkelstein, MD, FRCPC  
Diane Fournier, PhD Craig Speziali, MD, MSc, FRCPC 
Genevieve Gallagher, MD, FRCPC   Pierre Teira, MD, MSc
Mike Halpenny, MLT (CMLTO)   
Learning Objectives

1. Review stem cell transplantation with a focus on myeloid malignancies and Multiple Myeloma
2. Examine gene therapy from the laboratory to clinical applications
3. Report on updates in CAR-T and the future of cell therapy
4. Evaluate Canadian innovation in cell therapy and transplantation

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Preliminary Program
 The Preliminary Program for the 2020 Annual Conference is now available! 

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Registration rates

The Registration Fee includes access to all sessions, social event, networking sessions, exhibit hall, and conference meals (where applicable). 

Full Conference Prices*

One Day Prices*

Membership Types

Early Bird

Regular Rate

Early Bird Rate
Regular Rate

Physician/PhD Member



$200 $225

Allied Health Member



$125 $150

In-Training/Fellow Member**



$100 $125


$525 $250 $275

*Taxes are applicable to all registration rates above

** Please note: If you are a fellow or trainee, you must be an "in-training" member of the CTTC to receive the fellow/trainee registration rate. CTTC membership is free for all fellows and trainees. Please sign up as a member before registering for the conference.

*** Non-members can join CTTC and then register for the conference at member rates. To apply for membership, please click here or call CTTC Head Office at 1-604-874-4944.


Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 8, 2020

Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium

Cell Therapy Transplant Canada (CTTC) will be hosting a two events for stem cell transplant patients, family members and caregivers as part of the 2020 Annual Conference.These sessions are Free to attend.

The CTTC will be hosting a BMT/CT101B session on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 10:30am-4:00pm for all patients, caregivers, and family members. All stem cell transplant patients, their family members, and caregivers are invited to attend this educational session. Tickets are available for this session during registration.

The Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 4:30pm-7:00pm will provide a forum for stem cell transplant patients, their family members, caregivers and medical practitioners to interact, ask questions, network and receive information. This year's theme is "Care is a Family Affair" and is focused on mental health.

To register for the Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium and BMT/CT101B only, please click here.

To register for the full Annual Conference, including the patient sessions, click on the 'Register Now" button above. 

Travel Grant Applications


The CTTC is happy to offer a limited number travel grants to CTTC fellows, laboratory technicians, nurses and other allied health professionals to assist with expenses to attend the CTTC 2020 Annual Conference in Québec City, Quebec from June 22-25, 2020.

Selection Criteria

Any CTTC member in good standing may apply. Preference will be given to members who have not previously received a conference travel grant, and members who have no other sources of corporate or institutional funding. 

CTTC aims to ensure that all Canadian regions and BMT/CT allied health disciplines are represented in the allocation of these awards. 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2020

Conference Venue


Centre des congrès de Québec
Quebec City Convention Centre

1000, boul. René-Lévesque Est
Québec (Québec) G1R 5T8
Phone: 1-418-644-4000/



The Québec City Convention Centre in the heart of Québec’s historic capital is a unique Canadian destination for conventions, expositions, and meetings of all kinds. 

The strategic location in the heart of a unique city is simply fantastic. Set on Parliament Hill, it’s flanked by excellent hotels and sits just steps from Old Québec, a UNESCO World Heritage treasure. Once onsite, delegates and business tourists will find it easy to get their bearings and move through the complex with ease. Underground passageways connect the Convention Centre to the Québec Delta and an indoor parking lot. 

For more information on the conference venue, visit the Quebec City Convention Centre website or click here.

Hotel Accommodation


Delta Hotels Quebec
690 Boul René Lévesque Est
Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5A8 Canada
Phone: 1-418-647-1717



Delegates attending the CTTC 2020 Annual Conference at the Québec City Convention Centre will be accommodated at the Delta Hotels Quebec.

CTTC has secured discounted hotel rates for its delegates until May 27, 2020. Please note, the annual conference falls on a provincial holiday - Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, therefore accommodations in the city will be limited. Hotel booking is on a first come first served basis, so please book at your earliest convenience to ensure availability!

For more information on hotel accommodation, please click here.


Explore Québec City, QC


Six reasons why Québec City is worth visiting:

1. A treasured UNESCO World Heritage Site
2. A unique culture
3. A Winter Wonderland
4. A top foodie destination
5. Close to nature
6. The fun never stops

More information available here


Information is courtesy of Québec City Tourism: "Why Visit Québec City?"


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