ICGA Conference 2023


Early Bird Registration and Abstract Submission

Last date of Registration and Abstract Submission

List of Abstracts Selected for Lightning Presentations

List and Session Allocation for Poster Presentations

Conference Start

Conference End

  • Showcase the latest developments and achievements in the field of cancer research, genomics, and other omics technologies, as well as their applications in precision oncology and translational research.
  • Provide a platform for networking and collaboration among researchers, clinicians, data scientists, technology providers, and policymakers from India and abroad.
  • Feature eminent speakers and panelists from leading institutions.
  • Experience the perfect amalgamation of clinicians, researchers, and technology providers who would be presenting talks on the following broad areas of cancer research and omics:
    1. Epidemiology and Digital Technologies for Cancer Control in India
    2. Managing Information in Cancer Care and Research
    3. Experimental Cancer Models: From Preclinical Research to Translational Applications
    4. Integrative 'Omics' Approaches to Dissect Cancer Mechanisms: From Emerging Technologies to New Discoveries
    5. Translational Clinical Technological Advancements- Lessons for Cancer Research and Omics
    6. Learning from Genomes : The AI/ML way
    7. Next-Generation Tools and Therapies for Cancer
    8. Clinician's Perspective on Cancer Research
    9. Precision Medicine in Oncology : Assembling the puzzle
  • Poster presentations from participants on the following tracks:
    1. Structured Cancer Databases- Clinical vs Research Databases
    2. Current Trends in Cancer Omics


Registration for attending the event, in-person, is now closed. Registration for attending the event, in-person, is now closed! However, option to attend view on a Zoom session is open till 3 October 2023.

To register for Zoom online sessions, please fill out this form: Online Zoom Registration Form below:



The registration charges for attending the event “in-person” are as follows: (Now Closed)

Category  Early Bird Registration Fee [INR] 

(Closes 01st September 2023) 

Regular Registration Fee [INR] 

(Closes 20th September 2023) 

Students  4,000  5,000 
Faculty and other Delegates  7,000  8,000 
Industry/corporate  10,000  11,000 


Note: The registration fee includes the meals (lunch, dinner, and tea/coffee breaks) during the conference. However, it does not include accommodation.

In order to register for the event, please follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the online registration form and submit it before the deadline. The number of participants is limited, so register early to secure your spot.
  2. Pay the registration fee in INR only to the bank account indicated below. Please note that the fee is non-refundable and any additional charges by your bank or payment gateway are your responsibility.
  3. Wait for the confirmation email from the conference team. There will be no “on-the-spot” registration at the venue.

Bank Account Details 


Bank Account Name:  ICGA FOUNDATION 
Bank Account Number:  57500001256169 
Bank Name and Address: 

HDFC Bank Ltd. Bhandarkar Road Branch, Pune 

Plot No 3, Ground Floor, Laukik Apartment, CTS No 870, Bhandarkar Road, Pune - 411004 

IFSC Code:  HDFC0000007 




* Abstract Submission deadline for 2023 is now closed!! *


Abstracts for poster presentations from participants are invited on the following tracks:

  • Structured Cancer Databases- Clinical vs Research Databases

  • Current Trends in Cancer Omics

If you wish to present a poster at the conference, please follow these steps:

  1. Download the abstract template and fill it according to the instructions. Your abstract should not exceed 300 words and should use Times New Roman Font. You can acknowledge any grants for your research at the end of the abstract. 
  2. Save your abstract as a word document with a file size of less than 1 MB. 
  3. Submit your abstract using above link by 10 August 2023. 
  4. Wait for the confirmation email from conference team. Only selected abstracts will be invited for poster presentation. The selection and editing of the abstracts are solely the responsibility of the author(s). 
  5. If your abstract is selected, you will be included in the online abstract book of the conference and you will be asked to prepare your poster according to the guidelines that will be sent to you. 
  • The meeting begins at 2 pm on 06 October and ends in the evening of 08 October.
  • Please plan your travel accordingly.
  • The highlights and program schedule of the conference can be found here



Advisory Committee

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. L.S. Shashidhara, NCBS, IISER Pune
  • Mr. Akshay Chitlangia, Persistent Systems
  • Dr. Ankita Singh, IGIB
  • Dr. Aradhita Baral, Ashoka University
  • Dr. Devaki Kelkar, PCCM
  • Dr. Krishanpal Karmodiya, IISER Pune
  • Dr. Kundan Sengupta, IISER Pune
  • Dr. Madhura Kulkarni, PCCM
  • Dr. Mayurika Lahiri, IISER Pune
  • Dr. Nagaraj Balasubramanian, IISER Pune
  • Dr. Priya Nagaraj, Pune Knowledge Cluster.
  • Dr. Rupa Mishra, PCCM
  • Dr. Sneha Joshi, PCCM
  • Dr. Suveera Dhup, ICGA Foundation


<Accommodation Form> 

Accommodation for the participants is available in and around IISER Pune Campus at a reasonable cost. However, the number of rooms is limited, so we advise you to book your accommodation as early as possible. Please use accommodation form to communicate your request to the conference team, they will get back to you based on the availability. Kindly note that filling in the form does not mean that the accommodation is confirmed. 


How to reach IISER, Pune?

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IISER Pune is located in the Pashan region, surrounded by the beautiful Panchavati Hills and the CSIR-NCL campus on one side and the Aundh neighborhood on the other. If you're traveling by air, it's at most a 30-40 minute cab ride from Pune International Airport. If you're coming from Mumbai International Airport (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport), it takes nearly 3 hours via the Bengaluru-Mumbai Highway. For those traveling by train, the nearest railway station is Pune Junction. Taxis and rented cars are available at the station and take only 20 minutes to reach the campus.

Sir CV Raman Auditorium

Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/672gUHn65qSKpM4w7


The venue for all the presentations is the Sir CV Raman Auditorium, which is located inside the IISER’s Lecture Hall Complex. The easiest way to reach the Lecture Hall Complex is from the gate on Baner Road.


IISER Pune Dining Hall

Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/7ocjGcMCpiY8CVyMA

Registered participants can enjoy the conference lunch and dinners on the first floor of the Dining Complex.

There is a Cafe Coffee Day outlet on the second floor and a MDP outlet on the first floor of the Main Research building.

For quick snacks and beverages, you can visit the small Shivsagar canteen in the Lecture Hall Complex.


Hullabaloo Daycare @IISER Pune

Registered participants with children can use the day care facility on campus. The day care is open from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays and from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturdays. You will have to pay the emergency day care charges if you want to use the facility for a single day. The day care organizes various activities for different age groups. The children are provided with breakfast, lunch and snacks during the day.

For more details and queries about Hullabaloo daycare, please email Dr. Mayurika Lahiri at daycare@iiserpune.ac.in

For more information, please visit: https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/institute/campus/day-care


Emergency one-day charges:

2 hours - INR 300

4 hours - INR 450

Full day - INR 650

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