19th Canadian Melanoma Conference 2025

Thursday, February 20 – Saturday, February 22, 2025

Event Type: Hybrid (In-Person & Virtual)

Location: Fairmont Vancouver Hotel

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OncologyEducation is proud to present the 19th Canadian Melanoma Conference. This three-day event is Canada’s flagship meeting on the research and treatment of melanoma. It brings together medical oncologists, surgeons, dermatologists, radiotherapists, pathologists, immunologists, molecular biologists and industry partners to review the latest research and explore new therapies in a digital setting, and will take place online and in-person from February 20-22, 2025.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe key clinical trial data from 2024 in the management of melanoma and understand the impact on Canadian practices.
  2. Understand the latest strategies in melanoma as they pertain to medical oncology, pathology, radiation, and surgery.
  3. Implement approaches that maximize patient standard of care in melanoma.

Scientific Agenda

Learn more about scheduled presentations at 19th Canadian Melanoma Conference 2025 in the conference agenda.

Call for Abstracts:

Residents, Students and fellows are invited to submit an abstract of their research before Friday, November 24, 2023. A decision about acceptance of abstracts will be announced Friday, December 8, 2023. All selected poster presenters (Lead Author) will have their conference registration fee waived. The reviewing committee will select 5 abstracts from those submitted for oral presentation; the latter is scheduled for in-person poster presentation at the Canadian Melanoma Conference in Banff, AB.

Important Dates to Know

Submission Opens: Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Submission Deadline: Friday, November 24, 2023, by 11:59 PM
Notification Sent to Lead Author: Friday, December 8, 2023

Meet the 19th Canadian Melanoma Conference Conference Co-Chairs & Committee

Dr. Vanessa Bernstein

Conference Chair: Dr. Vanessa Bernstein

Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Teresa Petrella

Conference Chair: Dr. Teresa Petrella

Medical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre; Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Joel Claveau

Dr. Joël Claveau

Dermatologist, Melanoma and Pigmented Lesions Clinic, Hôpital Hôtel Dieu de Québec


Dr. Thomas G. Salopek

Professor, Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Science, University of Alberta

Dr. Carman Giacomantonio

Dr. Carman Giacomantonio

Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Departments of Surgery and Pathology

Dr. Marcus Butler

Dr. Marcus Butler

Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre; Clinical Head, Immune-Therapy Profiling Team; Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Ian Poon

Dr. Ian Poon

Radiation Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre, Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Toronto

Dr. John Walker

Dr. John Walker

Medical Oncologist and Associate Professor of Oncology at the University of Alberta

Dr. Weppler

Dr. Alison Weppler

Staff Medical Oncologist at BC Cancer – Vancouver Cancer Centre


Dr. Maxwell Sauder

Assistant Professor in the division of dermatology at the University of Toronto, Onco-Dermatologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Dermatology Centre

Dr. Claire Temple-Oberle

Dr. Claire Temple-Oberle

University of Calgary Professor cross-appointed to the Departments of Oncology and Surgery

Join Us Live In Person at the Fairmont Vancouver Hotel

Registration for Healthcare professionals can be completed above. Industry representatives (both sponsor and non-sponsor) must contact Kelly Allan at  for registration. Industry registrations will be not be accepted through the registration website.

As a registrant of the 18th Canadian Melanoma Conference we are pleased to offer you the CMC discounted room rate for your stay between February 21 – 25, 2024. Reservations will be accepted up to January 15, 2024 and will sell out quickly.

Capacity has been reached at The Fairmont Banff Springs.

Hotels within a ten minute driving distance to the Conference are:

  • Peaks Hotel & Suites
  • The Rimrock Resort Hotel
  • Moose Hotel & Suites


​For sponsorship-related inquiries, please contact Bernadette Gregoris at [email protected].





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