Social Functions

Get ready for this year’s exciting social gatherings! Have the opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, meet AYA experts, consumers, and patient advocates from around the globe, and link up with key Congress partners.  

Attendance for social functions is included in certain Full Congress Registration Packages (additional tickets can be purchased when registering). 

Welcome Reception - MCEC Exhibition Area

Tuesday, 3 December 


Join us for drinks, nibbles and networking as Canteen Australia welcomes you to the 6th Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress. This is a valuable opportunity for delegates to connect with colleagues, consumers, advocates and key Congress partners and exhibitors.  

Gala Dinner - Australian Sports Museum (MCG)

Thursday, 5 December 


Enjoy a night of exceptional food, stunning backdrops and wonderful company at this iconic venue. Home to some of the world’s greatest sporting events, the Melbourne Cricket Ground is described as the beating heart of Melbourne (Naarm), steeped in a rich history, being established in 1853.  

The Australian Sports Museum features historic artefacts from some of sport’s greatest moments. Beyond providing a delightful culinary experience, the Gala Dinner offers a unique opportunity for attendees to unwind, forge deeper connections, and engage in informal discussions with peers, speakers, and industry leaders. 

Key Dates

Early Bird Registration Closes
Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Standard Registration Available
Thursday, 1 August 2024 

Congress Commences 
Tuesday, 3 December 2024

Congress Concludes
Friday, 6 December 2024

Conference Convenor

Conference Secretariat

GEMS Event Management Australia

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Contact Us

For all registration and accommodation enquiries call +61 2 9744 5252 or email

The 6th Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Youth Cancer Services Initiative. 

The Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Global Accord acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of this land. We pay respect to Elders past, present and future. 

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