"Cancer control in a changing world" | 16-17 October 2023, Long Beach, CA, United States
As October is a busy period, we highly encourage you to make your reservation as early as possible. UICC was able to secure preferred rates and/or room blocks for early bookings in some hotels in Long Beach, CA. If you wish to book your stay at one of these hotels, please click on the link below to enjoy these preferred conditions.
Most non-US citizens require a visa to travel to the United States. However, citizens of participating countries can apply for the Visa Waiver Program. For more information about visas, please visit The Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
If you require a letter of invitation from UICC to support your visa application, please email email@example.com with the following information:
Long Beach is about a 30 min. drive away from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). We recommend you take a taxi (or Uber) rather than public transportation.
If you wish to book a private transfer, you can do so at https://www.best-vip.com/.
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
330 E Seaside Way
Long Beach, California 90802
UICC is dedicated to creating a safe and healthy environment for all attendees at the Summit. The organisation is fully committed to adhering to all regulations and guidelines set forth by U.S. authorities in relation to large gatherings.
UICC strongly advises any participants who are feeling unwell to wear a mask or stay home to protect their fellow colleagues and help prevent the spread of diseases during the Summit. If you feel any COVID symptoms, we encourage you to get tested before participating in the event; if the test is proven positive, and aligned with the US Health and Safety guidelines, we encourage you to remain at your hotel and wear masks to protect others. Should you need help to find antigen tests and masks, please contact the helpdesk.
Masks are available upon request for those in need. Additionally, there will be disinfection stations positioned throughout the venue, and disinfection teams will regularly clean surfaces during the event.
UICC aims to minimize the event's detrimental effect on the environment by employing various strategies. We urge all attendees to fly conscientiously and contribute to a programme that offsets carbon emissions.
Badge pickup for pre-registered attendees is located at the Pacific Gallery entrance of the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center during the following hours:
We strongly encourage early badge pickup to avoid Summit day queues.
If you've misplaced any belongings during the event, please visit the registration desks for assistance in locating your lost items.
Long Beach has plenty of options to eat out, whether it is local or multicultural. Many of them are conveniently located within walking distance from the HQ hotel (Westin Long Beach).
There are additional options in the beautiful Shoreline Village with scenic views.
The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit (WCLS) is the preeminent annual policy meeting dedicated to furthering global cancer control at the highest levels.