Flims Clinical Research Workshop
22-28 June 2013, Waldhaus, Flims, Switzerland
Applications for 2013 are now closed
ESMO is pleased to be an official partner of the prestigious ‘Flims’ Workshop, an endeavour in line with our strategic goal to facilitate cancer research in Europe by enabling young researchers to learn from top experts how to design effective therapeutic clinical trials.
Junior clinical oncologists specializing in any oncology subspeciality
- To learn the principles of good clinical trial design and obtain the tools required to conduct trials that yield clear results
- To explore the full spectrum of challenges in clinical research
- To develop a well-trained cadre of experienced researchers
5 Key Benefits :
- Exclusive access to, and mentoring by, up to 40 highly experienced clinical experts from Europe and the USA
- Exceptional opportunity to meet and establish a global network with an elite group of 80 junior clinical oncologists from all over the world
- Outstanding educational experience
- Access to a variety of educational tools to develop protocol proposals
- Contact with European professional cancer societies
For information about the current or past Flims Workshops, please click here
Application criteria and fees
Applications for 2013 are now closed.
Up to eighty (80) participants will be selected through a competitive application process to participate in this week-long programme. Selection criteria include:
- Quality and feasibility of proposed protocol concept and letters of support
- Individual path career in medical training and competence in clinical cancer research
- Support from relevant or home institute to help conduct the trial
All selected candidates will have access to the FLIMS Intranet where all educational workshop materials and logistical information will be posted.
Workshop participation: fee and grants
All successful participants will be charged a participation fee of 2,500 Euros which includes all local VAT taxes.
Applicants from countries with limited resources may apply for an exemption of the Workshop Participation Fee. Each application will be assessed on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the evaluation criteria. However, applicants should take into consideration that the Workshop Participation Fee offsets only part of the actual Workshop costs per student.
- Johann de Bono, UK ESMO Workshop Director
- Christian Dittrich, Austria, ESMO Faculty member
- Ian Judson, UK, ESMO Faculty member