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GOC’s 40th Anniversary Annual General Meeting

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It is with great pleasure that we invite you on behalf of the Executive of The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada and the AGM Program Planning Committee to attend the 40th Anniversary / 41st AGM & Joint meeting with CCOCR in Ottawa, Ontario June 11-13, 2020 at the Westin Hotel.


We begin our exciting program on Thursday with the popular MIS course.

New this year is the Junior program for the fellows (Only open to fellows).

Register for both courses while registering for our AGM.

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Date Posted June 11, 2020
  • Event Date

    June 11, 2020 - June 13, 2020

  • Event Time

    All Day

  • Event Location

    The Westin Ottawa
    11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON

  • Event Contact

    Host: The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada
    Contact E-Mail: enquiry@g-o-c.org
    URL: www.g-o-c.org

Register now!
  • Registration

    Important links

    Click here for accommodation and travel information.
    Click here for social event information.
    Click here for Sponsor information.

    Event Fees


    How do I register?

    Click here to register

    Early bird registration is available until April 17th, 2020!

    Cancellation and Refund Policy:

    Scientific Program: The entire fee will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received on or before Tuesday, May 12th. No refunds will be granted after that date. A $50 administration fee will apply.

    Social Programs: The entire fee will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received on or before Tuesday, May 12th. No refund will be granted after that date. A $25 administration fee will apply per social event.

    Every participant must register on-line; speakers, abstract presenters and sponsors alike.

  • Accomodations & Travel


    Book your reservation by Friday, May 8, 2020, to take advantage of special rates offered to attendees and exhibitors.

    Please book your hotel rooms directly with the official SOGC ACSC hotels listed below. GOC and the SOGC are not affiliated with any third-party reservation system or housing bureau.  Please be aware of phone calls from fraudulent organizations claiming to be handling hotel reservations on behalf of the SOGC or GOC.
    These organizations are not affiliated with the SOGC nor GOC and you should not, under any circumstances, provide them with your payment information. 

    All discounted rates listed below are based on single/double occupancy and do not include taxes, meals or other fees. Additional fees may apply.

    (Note: A limited number of rooms are available at the discounted group rates.  These rates may become sold out prior to the reservation deadline of Friday, May 8, 2020)

    Extend your stay!

    If you would like to add some vacation time in Canada’s beautiful capital and need additional nights at the hotels that may not be available online, please call the hotels directly by phone and they will be happy to assist. Conference rates are not guaranteed on additional nights.

    The Westin Ottawa

    Discounted group rates start at $254.00 per night single/double occupancy (net of applicable fees and taxes). The group rate will be available until Friday, May 8, 2020.  

    11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
    Reserve by phone: 1-800-937-8461 (quote code AAL)

    Reserve online

    uOttawa Rideau Residence (medical students and residents only)

    Medical students and residents with a valid student ID can book a unit with 2 double beds, private washroom, AC and mini-fridge. Wi-Fi, bed linen, towels and toiletries included. No cots or additional mattresses are permitted.

    Discounted group rates start at $130.00 per night single/double/triple/quad occupancy (net of applicable fees and taxes). Please include additional guest names at the time of the reservation.
    The group rate will be available until Monday, April 13, 2020.  

    290 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON
    Reserve by phone (or reserve accessible rooms): 1-888-564-4545 (quote code ACSC2020)

    Reserve online


    Official Travel Agency

    Create your traveler account with our new travel agency booking site and you will receive an email within 24 hours to complete your traveler profile and start booking.
    Please note that because you will be using the travel booking site for the first time, you are required to create an account.

    Click here to access the travel site to create your account and start booking!

    Travel Agent
    Contact: Lucy Lacobucci
    Direct Line: 905-212-2521
    Toll Free: 800-254-7598 ext. 257
    Email: Lucy.Iacobucci@plustravelgroup.com

    Taxi/Airport Shuttle

    Airport car taxis and uber are available curbside in the arrivals area.


  • Social event

    Jigsaw Escape Room

    After a full day of learning, enjoy a fun family-friendly evening in the heart of Ottawa: the Byward Market at the Jigsaw Escape Room! Get placed in a scenario, solve the mystery and attempt to escape before the time runs out! Click here to learn more about Jigsaw Escape Rooms.  

    This is conveniently located! Just an 8-minute walk from The Westin. Reservations begin at 6 pm.  

    Add to your registration today!

    Cost: $27 per person.  

    GOC’s 40th Anniversary Gala

    This will be a night you won’t want to miss! 

    We are very excited to invite you to this year’s highlight event: GOC’s 40th Anniversary Gala! Following a full day of learning, we will get a chance to unwind and have some fun at our 40th Anniversary Gala at the Fairmont Château Laurier for a fantastic black tie masquerade-themed gala. The group will have a chance to socialize, have some cocktails, dance and catch up with your colleagues. Take a walk down memory lane and learn about all of GOC’s accomplishments throughout the past 40 years and look forward to the future! Grab your favourite mask and get ready for a night full of glamour, reminiscing and fun! It is promising to be a night to remember!  

    Add to your registration today!  

    Member registration: $115.00

    Non-member registration: $155.00

  • Sponsors


    GOC’s 3-day conference program features national and international speakers and educational courses. We offer several sponsorship packages, starting at the Bronze level ($5,000).

    If you wish to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact ctrazo@g-o-c.org.

    We would like to acknowledge the following companies for their support of our 40th Annual General Meeting in the form of sponsorship or educational grants:

    DIAMOND PLUS: AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline
    GOLD PLUS: Hoffmann-La Roche
    SILVER: Merck Canada


Our Partners

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada welcomes and values industry partnerships.

GOC acknowledges the ongoing support of these dedicated partners for their commitment to gynecologic oncology in Canada. Thank you.

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