Date: December 3, 2020
Location: ONLINE
Contact Number: 07 3394 7284

Session 1: Thursday 3 December 2020, 4pm-7pm AEDT (3pm-6pm Qld)
Session 2: Friday 4 December 2020, 4pm-7pm AEDT (3pm-6pm Qld)


The Australian Experimental Liver Cancer Research Network Liver Cancer Forum is a coming together of leading clinicians and researchers in the field of liver cancer. Over the course of the two session ONLINE event, attendees will discuss opportunities for collaboration and inspire each other in vital cancer research.

The objectives of the Liver Cancer Forum:

  1. Advance and disseminate knowledge in the field of experimental liver cancer.
  2. To facilitate collaborations across Australia to enhance the quality, competitiveness, and outcomes of research in this field.
  3. Provide a forum for researchers to present and discuss research.

The Liver Cancer Forum brings together over 60 experts from across Australia. The program features sessions on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the broader field of liver cancer, including;

  • Natural History of HCC
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and HCC
  • Cellular basis of HCC
  • HCC and the microbiome
  • Animal Models of HCC
  • Diagnostics for HCC
  • Emerging Therapies for Liver Cancer
  • Public Health

Session 1: Thursday 3 December 2020, 4pm-7pm AEDT (3pm-6pm QLD)
Session 2: Friday 4 December 2020, 4pm-7pm AEDT (3pm-6pm QLD)

There will be a 75 minute symposium and seven free papers (8 mins presentation, 3 mins discussion) both days. There will be significant awards for the best free papers presented by students and postdoctoral researchers who are five years or less since being awarded their PhD.

  • Submit a standard abstract containing the title of the presentation, authors and institutions, with standard headings of background, aims, methods, results, conclusions.
  • Limit the body of the abstract to 350 words.
  • Limit the abstract to one A4 page only and include figures if size permits.
  • Abstracts submitted to other conferences can be submitted to this meeting.
  • Email the abstract to

For further information or to receive updates about this event, please email Dr Kim Bridle:

“There are a lot of positive outcomes from these forums — they are stimulating interest and advancing high quality research. We are starting to draw the attention of political leaders, community leaders and medical research leaders to this health problem.”

Professor Darrell Crawford, GMRF Director of Research


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