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Best of ASTRO Officially Licensed Meetings

ASTRO offers licenses to host the Best of ASTRO meeting in your country!

In an effort to share the most important scientific studies related to radiation oncology throughout the world ASTRO has created a program that allows organizations to license the Best of ASTRO content and hold an “officially licensed” live or virtual meeting in their own country. The Best of ASTRO content represents the top-rated abstracts from the ASTRO Annual Meeting. The abstracts selected for the Best of ASTRO are hand-picked by a selection committee from thousands of abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting. By holding a Best of ASTRO meeting, you are able to offer your colleagues access to these top abstracts, and foster discussion and networking at a local level.

The Best of ASTRO content will be made available in mid-December 2020. All meetings must be planned from January 2, 2021, through June 30, 2021.

Grant of license includes the following:

  • Designated “Best of ASTRO” scientific abstracts from the Annual Meeting and original slides from respective presentations (as released for inclusion by the presenters).
  • Option to select up to 10 additional Annual Meeting abstracts not designated in the Best of ASTRO group (as released for inclusion by the presenters).
  • Best of ASTRO faculty presentation/Discussant slides.
  • “Best of ASTRO” name and logo.
  • “Best of ASTRO” PowerPoint template.
  • Use of licensing statement on meeting materials (“This ‘Best of ASTRO’ program is officially licensed by ASTRO”).
Please note that all licensees are obligated to hold their meeting before June 30, 2021.

Countries who have participated:

  1. Argentina
  2. Brazil
  3. Chile
  4. China (2 locations)
  5. Columbia
  6. Costa Rica
  7. Czech Republic
  8. Egypt
  9. India (2 locations)
  10. Iraq
  11. Mexico
  12. Peru
  13. Philippines
  14. Poland
  15. Romania (2 locations)
  16. Saudi Arabia
  17. Turkey

Best of ASTRO Licensing Application

Complete the brief Application Form and pay the $500 application fee

Please complete this form in order to pay the application fee. An email confirmation will be sent to you with a link to the online fillable form. 

The application form will require the following information, it’s best to prepare this before attempting to complete the application.

  1. An outline of your program and potential faculty.
  2. An estimated budget.
  3. Name and Member ID for one ASTRO Member sponsor.
  4. Name of a sponsoring local cancer society.
  5. Event dates and location.

For questions, or for more information, email the Education Department.