4th ICCCPO Meeting for parents and survivors of European countries






Dear members and friends,

we are pleased to invite you to the 4th ICCCPO Meeting of European member groups, which will be held from 24th – 26th May, 2013 in Basel (Switzerland). Peter Lack and the Childhood Cancer Organisation Switzerland welcome us to Basel.

The Meeting will start with a hospital tour on Friday and is followed by a one and a half day meeting.

Topics at the moment:

  • Revision of EU clinical trial regulation
  • Political advocacy (Parents and Patients Advocacy Committee)
  • Update EU funded projects (ENCCA, PanCareSurFup etc.)
  • Needs of national survivors representatives/groups
  • Update on current issues (e.g. Survivorship Passport etc.)

If you have any topics which you would like to discuss, please let us know as soon as possible! For a better preparation we ask you to give us a quick response.


Youth hostel Basel St. Alban

St. Alban-Kirchrain 10

CH-4052 Basel


Registration & information:

  • This year we have a varying registration fee. It depends which room category you choose (single room 150 €, double room 120 € and four-bed room 100 € per person). The registration fee covers bed and all meals, water, tea and coffee for these days. Other beverages are not included.

    Please bring the money with you in cash as we will not be able to charge credit cards etc. Thank you!

  • There are only a few single rooms. Please register as soon as possible, first come-first serve.
  • Additionally please inform us if you have any preference in sharing a room. We try to meet your requirements, but please keep in mind that there can be small changes.
  • Please complete the registration form and send it before the 1st of March, 2013 to the ICCCPO secretariat

    [email protected].

  • There will be a limited number of stipends (cross your interest on the answer sheet) for those groups who really need it. A stipend application will follow later.
  • If you need an additional night before or after the meeting, please contact directly the youth hostel [email protected] and/or book your room online on your own costs http://www.youthhostel.ch/en/hostels/basel-st-alban.”

Meeting venue and agenda:

  Friday, 24th of May, 2013
Till 4.00 pm

Arrival Youth hostel Basel St. Alban

(St. Alban-Kirchrain 10, CH-4052 Basel)

4.30 p.m Hospital tour “Universitäts-Kinderspital beider Basel”

(Spitalstrasse 33, CH-4056 Basel)

After Hospital tour ICCCPO Meeting: Welcome and Introduction

(Aula “Universitäts-Kinderspital”)

  Saturday, 25th of May, 2013
                                    ICCCPO Meeting

(Zunftsaal Schmiedenhof, www.schmiedenhof.ch

Im Schmiedenhof 10 (entrance Rümelinsplatz), CH-4011 Basel, off-site)

  Evening programme
  Sunday, 26th of May, 2013
                                   ICCCPO Meeting

(Zunftsaal Schmiedenhof, www.schmiedenhof.ch

Im Schmiedemhof 10 (entrance Rümelinsplatz), CH-4011 Basel, off-site)

12.30 p.m. Lunch


Journey description:

Venue Basel

Basel has an international airport “EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg”, which is frequented by a number of airlines. Basel has also very good rail connections to many directions.

You can reach Basel as well via the international airport Zurich. You find the SBB railway station in the basement of the terminal with regular rail connection to Basel. A direct train goes every hour during peak hours (travel time 1:20 hours).

From the main railway station Zurich a train goes to Basel SBB every half an hour.

Travel instruction Youth hostel

Here you find more information how to reach the youth hostel: http://www.youthhostel.ch/en/hostels/basel-st-alban


We are looking forward to welcome you in Basel!

Anita Kienesberger                      Peter Lack                   Sabine Karner

Marianne Naafs-Wilstra               ICCCPO LOC              ICCCPO Project Worker

Gerlind Bode                                                                    ICCSN Committee Member

Patty Brouwer