Barcelona, Spain

ICHNO 2024

The joint International Congress on Innovative Approaches in Head and Neck Oncology (9th ICHNO) is taking place in Barcelona, Spain from 21 to 23 March 2024.

The European SocieTy for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), the European Head and Neck Society (EHNS) and the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) have the pleasure to invite you to participate in this congress.

This biennial congress promises to provide a unique platform for the dissemination of the most relevant and cutting-edge science and innovation in the field of head and neck oncology. The format of the meeting will include prestigious invited ‘state of the art lectures’ and presentations on the latest developments in the field of head and neck oncology. There will be also a special focus on presentations of new data from practice changing randomised trials. Ample time will be given for discussions to allow in-depth interaction among the various disciplines and the participants.

The multidisciplinary of the sessions will foster and promote interaction between the various specialties attending.

We hope to see you all in Barcelona for this unmissable congress!


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Mererid Evans              Wojciech Golusinski          Sjoukje Oosting

ESTRO                              EHNS                                       ESMO

Chairpersons of the 9th ICHNO congress


Scientific Committee    

Mererid Evans   (UK), Wojciech  Golusinski (PL), Sjoukje Oosting (NL). Chris Nutting (UK), Brigette Ma (HK), C. René Leemans (NL), Pierre Saintigny (FR), Kate Hutcheson (US)

Advisory Committee for Radiation Oncology

Chris Nutting (UK), Pierre Blanchard (FR), Sinead  Brennan (IE), Cai Grau (DK), Vincent Gregoire (FR), Hans Langendijk (NL), Sandra Nuyts (BE), David Thompson (UK), Silke Tribius (UK), Daniel Zips (DE)                     

Advisory Committee for Medical Oncology                          

Brigette Ma (HK), Keam  Bhumsuk (KR), Irene Brana (ES), Christophe Le Tourneau (FR), Lisa Licitra  (IT), Jean-Pascal Machiels (BE), Robert Metcalf (UK),  Amanda Psyrri (GR), Anna Spreafico (CN), Petr Szturz (CH)

Advisory Committee for Surgery               

C. René Leemans (NL), , Andreas  Dietz (DE), Sefik Hosal (TR), Antti Mäkitie (FI), Sylvain Morinière (FR), Vin Paleri  (UK), Gregorio Sanchez Aniceto (ES), Sandra Schmitz (BE), Christian Simon (CH), Giovanni Succo (IT)

Advisory Committee for Head and Neck Cancer Related Sciences                                

Pierre Saintigny (FR), Jean-Emmanuel Bibault (FR), Shree Bhide (UK), Ruud Brakenhoff (NL), Daniela Costea (NO), Moshe Elkabetz (IS), J. Silvio Gutkind (US), Senada Koljenovic (BE), Roberto Maroldi (IT), Michal Masternak (US/PL), Ingeborg Tinhofer-Keilholz (DE), Rieneke van de Ven (NL)

Advisory Committee for Outcomes Research and Survivorship                     

Kate Hutcheson  (US), Margot Baudelet (BE), Paolo Bossi (IT), Emma Hall (UK), Joanne Patterson (UK), Susanne Singer (DE), Irma Verdonck (NL), Stephen Lai (US)

Abstract submission deadline: 11 October 2023

Abstract submission period will run from early September to 11 October 2023.

The abstract submission guidelines and topics will be published here in April 2023.

For any inquieries, please contact