Centre de Congrès de Lyon (CCC-Lyon)

​50 Quai Charles de Gaulle | 69463 Lyon cedex 06 | France


The Lyon Convention Centre dominates this complex with its cutting-edge technology and innovative architecture, boasting 25,000 m2, three auditoriums and numerous meeting rooms.

La Cité internationale offers all the elements of a modern city in tune with its surroundings.

  • Discover the city’s unique, stylish profile
  • Enjoy a “city within a city”, bright, transparent and functional, whose buildings follow the curves of the Rhône
  • Enjoy one of the most ambitious projects in the City of Lyon, where the quality of the architecture but also and especially the public spaces, are an essential part


Getting to Lyon, Cité Internationale or The Lyon Convention Centre is easy: there are various means of transport available.

In the city – Urban Network

  • 3 bus and trolley lines linked directly to the Métro, TGV station and City Centre
  • Reach the centre of Lyon or the Part-Dieu TGV railway station in 12 minutes
  • Express tramway between Lyon St Exupéry airport and the Part Dieu TGV station
  • 6 Vélo’v stations (pushbike rental) within easy reach

In the city – By Car

  • situated close to the Lyon Périphérique Nord (Northern Ring Road)
  • 1½ hours from Geneva,
  • 3 hours from Turin,
  • 4 hours from Paris,
  • 4½ hours from Milan,
  • 5 hours Barcelona

From France or Europe – By Train

2 hours from Paris, 1½ hours from Marseille, 4 hours from Brussels

From abroad – By Plane

  • 27 French cities connected by daily, scheduled flights
    43 scheduled, international flights, 19 charter routes and 7 cargo routes
  • A hub for low-cost Easy Jet flights, with numerous daily flights  By Train
  • 10 minutes from the Part-Dieu TGV railway station
  • 15 minutes from the Perrache railway station (Between Lyon and Paris, one TGV every 30 minutes during peak periods)
  • Express tramway between Lyon St Exupéry airport and the Part Dieu TGV station

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​The official language of the Congress will be English. All abstract submissions and presentations should be in English.


​During the entire meeting, attire will be informal.​


​SIOP 2019 participants are requested to consult French Embassy or Consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for specific details relating visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Participants requiring a formal letter of invitation to enable them to make their arrangements to participate in the Congress should send a request for an official invitation letter to our Invitation Department (see “Contact Us” page).​

Please note that this letter cannot be regarded as a commitment regarding scheduling or financial support from the organizers.​


​For any questions, related to CME/CPD​ Accreditation of this medical event, please refer to


The congress secretariat and organisers cannot accept responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the meeting. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.


​All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children*, accompanying spouses and family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas without a badge.
If you need to have children accompany you to sessions, please obtain a visitor badge for them from the registration desk.


  • Access to Conference Events / Children Younger than 18

    All conference technical and networking events require a badge for admission. Registered attendees may bring children with them as long as they have been issued a badge. Registration badges for children under 18 are free and available at the registration desk onsite. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and guardians are asked to help maintain a professional, disturbance-free conference environment. Please also note that some content of scientific presentations and talks might not be appropriate for children.

  • Exhibition Hall Access / Children Younger than 18

    Everyone who attends the exhibition must be registered and have a badge. Badges for children are free and available onsite at the registration desk. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Guardians are asked to help maintain a professional, disturbance-free exhibition environment. Children under 18 are not allowed in the exhibition area during exhibition move-in and move-out. Please also note that some content of scientific posters and exhibition materials might not be appropriate for children.


​SIOP will take photos of  attendees throughout the congress. These photos are for SIOP use only and may appear on the SIOP Website, newsletter, congress brochures, congress app, social media outlets, or other future SIOP promotional material.

By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your likeness in such media.


​As Organisers of the 51t​h Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology taking place in Lyon, France from October 23-26, 2019, we entrusted TWT srl, Rome, to collect the applications from the Pharmaceutical Companies for the Italian Ministry of Health agency AIFA procedure, in compliance with the instructions given by the Legislative Order 219 of the 24th April 2006 – art. 124.

Please contact TWT srl latest 70 days before the congress.

TWT srl
Via Arrigo Davila 130
Tel. +39 06 44249321
Fax. +39 06 99331533

Mr. Gianni Frontani

Mrs. Anna Lupidi

SIOP 2019 Organiser and Secretariat