Immunotherapy is rapidly emerging as the core medical platform for the treatment of cancer. 

This is more than “just another conference”, with an outstanding program of national and international opinion leaders coming together with a common goal - to cure cancer. 

The conference title deliberately poses a provocative question and call to action.....

Where we are at and how close we are to the all-important “cures”?

What are the latest technologies and clinical advances in immunotherapies for cancer?

This conference will highlight the latest research on CAR-T cells, checkpoint blockades, NK cell, TIL/TCR targeting, cytokine modifying responses, therapeutic antibodies best practice for gene editing of T cells, as well as focus on current strategies to rejuvenate and reconstruct the immune system of cancer patients.

The most important session of the conference, "The Summit: Eradicate Cancer with Immunotherapy - If money was no object…. What is needed? How can we do it? How can we deliver to patients? Will we win?" will feature a panel discussion with key opinion leaders from research, clinic, biotech, regulatory and Government sectors.

  • Thursday 15 March 2018 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Friday 16 March 2018 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday 17 March 2018 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Full Conference $595
  • Single Day $300
  • Student Registration $395
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Getting here

BY TRAM: Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach us. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TRAIN: Our closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY CAR: If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re getting a lift to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point. If you’re driving in, our Exhibition Centre car park can be accessed via Normanby Road. You can view more parking options below.

BY BUS: From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TAXI OR UBER: If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones. You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Receive 5% discount on purchasing tickets online by entering the promotional code ‘MCEC’.