Friday 9th − Sunday 11th October 2020 - Going Virtual!

2020 BOPA Symposium

*** REGISTRATION NOW OPEN ***


With thanks to our major sponsors
Sanofi Genzyme
Ipsen
Astellas
CIS Oncology
Roche
Pfizer Oncology


FINAL Agenda
Please visit here for more information.


BOPA Digital Champion Competition 2020
Rules and T&C’s

Top prize of BOPA Digital Champ Competition 2020 is a YEAR FREE MEMBERSHIP TO BOPA, as well as a BOPA digital champ mug and mousemat. This prize will go to:

  • The top influencer on twitter (individuals account) of #bopa2020

  • and
  • First place on the digital leader board in the conference app

  • Digital Champ prizes of a BOPA digital champ mousemat will be awarded to:

  • Second to Tenth place on the digital leader board in the conference app (yes 9 awards!)

  • Top 2 re-tweets of #bopa2020

  • Top 2 liked tweets containing #bopa2020

  • Two random selfies picked by the co-chairs of the digital subcommittee on either the conference app or twitter.

  • Winners will be chosen by the co-chairs of the digital subcommittee at 11am on Sunday 11th Oct 2020 and will be announced at the BOPA chairs' address at the close of the conference. Places will be determined using https://www.trackmyhashtag.com/ (or an alternative website if necessary). The judges decision is final. The winners must email their chosen postal address in the UK by 17th Oct 2020 to contact@bopa.org.uk. Failure to give the address by the deadline will mean a forfeit of the prize. Prizes will be mailed to the winners by 1st November 2020. International delivery is at the winners own cost in advance and must be arranged with contact@bopa.org.uk.


    The BOPA executive committee are excluded from winning any Digital Champ Prizes. All sub committee members, BOPA members and non BOPA members are otherwise included. Prizes will only be awarded to individuals and not companies.


    What can I expect from a BOPA virtual conference?
    Click here for more information.


    Abstract Submission
    Please visit abstract submission information for more information.

    Click here for information on poster presentations.


    Registration
    The BOPA Executive Committee are very excited to announce that we have secured a one-off deal to provide FREE access to all paid BOPA members* for the virtual BOPA conference 2020.
    You can now register HERE


    FAQ's
    Please visit HERE for more information.

    Why attend

    Advance your practice and build competence

    Make connections with oncology pharmacy practitioners from the UK

    Be part of the BOPA community advancing cancer care!

    Hear what others are saying

    Pinkie Chambers

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    "A record breaking 168 abstracts from 32 countries received for #ISOPP2019, what a fantastic achievement! See you all in London in October."

    Pinkie Chambers
    Lead Pharmacist Applied Health Research, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, NIHR Academy Member

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    Baguiasri Mandane

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    "I am looking forward to meeting like-minded people and developing my clinical knowledge to enhance my practice."

    Baguiasri Mandane
    Specialist Pharmacist, Oncology & Haematology, UHL NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Trust

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    Kelly Ballie

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    "#ISOPP19 was a fantastic event and offered a diverse range of sessions. My personal highlights were ‘Cancer Associated Thrombosis’ and ‘Statistics Without Tears’. I particularly relished the opportunity to network with colleagues from across the globe to be able to share areas of good practice."

    Kelly Baillie
    Senior Clinical Effectiveness Pharmacist, CMOP, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

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    Key information

    Find out everything you need to know about the 2020 Symposium.

    Draft Agenda: CLICK HERE

    Click <a href=”https://www.bopa.org.uk/resources/bopa-virtual-conference-faq-posters/” target=”_blank”>here</a> for information on poster presentations.

    Click here for more information.

    The BOPA Executive Committee are very excited to announce that we have secured a one-off deal to provide FREE access to all paid BOPA members* for the virtual BOPA conference 2020.

    <a href=”https://www.bopa.org.uk/2020registration/” target=”_blank”> REGISTER HERE</a>

    A virtual conference is hosted entirely over the Internet. It will allow attendees to access live and hear presentations from their computers/devices. Attendees participate through a conference webapp designed specifically for the virtual conference. The site is where you will watch conference presentations and participate with questions and comments in real time.

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BOPA Committee made the decision to change the format of the 2020 conference from a face-to-face to a virtual format. BOPA are working hard to ensure that your experience of the conference is as stimulating and interesting as a face-to-face conference in a virtual way.

    The BOPA Executive Committee are very excited to announce that we have secured a one-off deal to provide FREE access to all paid BOPA members* for the virtual BOPA conference 2020.

     

    As you will be a member of BOPA you get all the benefits of being a member and the BOPA 2020 conference will offer you a full virtual experience and the opportunity to take part in every aspect of the programme including:
    • Access to all presentations and session recordings
    • Visit the virtual exhibition hall
    • Networking opportunities with the committee and colleagues
    • Access all the e-posters • Join in live discussions • Give feedback

    To join BOPA and enjoy the many benefits, please CLICK HERE.

    The BOPA Executive Committee are very excited to announce that we have secured a one-off deal to provide FREE access to all paid BOPA members* for the virtual BOPA conference 2020.

    <a href=”https://www.bopa.org.uk/2020registration/” target=”_blank”> REGISTER HERE</a>

    Sessions will run from 09:00-13:30 on Friday 9th October, from 09:00-15:30 on Saturday 10th October and from 09:00-13:00 on Sunday 11th October.

    The BOPA 2020 conference will feature the following:
    • Opening plenary session
    • Plenary lectures
    • Clinical parallel sessions
    • Poster sessions

    The draft agenda will be available shortly, look out for more information on the BOPA website.

    If you are interested in listening to more than one of the parallel sessions, don’t worry as you will be able to access the content through the post meeting platform.

    Yes. Each session video (where permission has been given) will be available for viewing through through the BOPA website approximately a week after the conference.

    Navigation from the BOPA webapp is very straight forward. On the left side of the app you will see a clickable icon labelled Exhibitions. This will take you to the home page of the exhibition landing page. From here you can navigate to the exhibition hall floor plan where you can choose which stand to visit. Click on the + icon on any stand and you will be taken to a 3D visual of the stand which will have clickable hotspots on that can give the user any relevant information the sponsor has supplied.

    The virtual conference will include access to an e-poster site on the webapp containing PDFs of all the accepted abstract posters. The deadline for abstract submissions in Friday 31st July 2020.
    For more information including guidelines and how to submit an abstract, please CLICK HERE.

    There is a chat function on the webapp where delegates can have private or group conversations.

    Yes. You can access your certificate through the web app, which can then be printed.
    What

    To participate, you need an Internet connection and web browser. For the best viewing experience, we recommend that you join the conference using a supported internet browser, which includes Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Internet Explorer is not recommended as some functions, such as chat, are not fully supported.

    Once you register, you will receive confirmation of your registration. An email with detailed instructions on how to connect to the conference will be sent to you 1 week prior to the conference dates.