Date & Time

September 6 – 7, 2024



Währinger Straße 25
1090 Vienna, Austria


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Program of the 8th PCA will include three streams:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • patient advocates

NEW – in a special session (LOOK OVER THE EDGE) the 8th Pancreas Academy will also focus on cholangiocarcinoma and its expression based similarities to pancreas carcinoma, as well as on common features between neoplastic lesions of the biliary tract and the pancreas.

Scientific Committee

Gerald Prager (Vienna, Austria)
Christoph Zielinski (Vienna, Austria)


Early Stage

  • Early Detection and Prevention using AI
  • What is the best neoadjuvant treatment concept
    • what regimen?
    • how long?
    • any place for radiotherapy?
  • State of the art in diagnosis (new ESMO guidelines) and follow-up (how to measure a response)


    • The ongoing dilemma:
      • JCOG1611; Napoli-3; etc. (debates and podium discussion)
    • Sequencing of treatment

The Unmet Needs

  • Novel approaches
    • ADCs
    • vaccines
    • cell transfers
    • immunemodulators
    • etc.)
  • Novel biomarkers
  • Supportive Care

Please find a programme overview here.

Please note that the programme is subject to change

Registration & Accomodation Booking

The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 100 attendees.

Registration is facilitated through an application process with the CECOG team. Our aim is to curate a diverse conference that encompasses a range of perspectives by including different specialities, geographic regions and levels of experience.

Please note that all travel arrangements and accommodation bookings are the responsibility of the participants. We strongly advise waiting for a confirmation from CECOG before making any travel plans.


Important Information for Participants:

Commitment Fee and Reimbursement Policy

To ensure a seamless experience for all participants, we have implemented the following policies regarding the commitment fee and reimbursement process:

  1. Commitment Fee: Upon receiving your registration confirmation, a €30 commitment fee is required to secure your spot at the conference. This fee must be paid within two weeks of receiving your confirmation.
  2. Reimbursement Policy: Participants who attend the conference will receive for a travel reimbursement of €300.
    Note that attendance during the entire course is mandatory to ensure accurate reimbursement and participation tracking. All attendees are required to sign in and sign out each day of the academy.



Notice of cancellation (e.g. in case of sickness, lack of funding or any other personal reasons) must be made in writing by e-mail  to CECOG:

The cancellation will not be effective until a written acknowledgement from the CECOG Academy organisers is received.

Committment fees will not be refunded in case of cancellation.

No refunds will be granted for unattended events or early termination of attendance, in case of cancellation of speakers or any other incidents during the conference, which are beyond the control of the organisers. By registering to the CECOG Academy, delegates agree that neither the organising committee nor the academy organisers assume any liability whatsoever.

The application process will be available until March 29, 2024. 

CME Accreditation

We are working on getting the 8th Pancreas and Cholangiocellular Cancers Academy accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Financial Support 

Do you want to be part of this exciting event? Make use of our various sponsoring options!

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