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Summit 2019 was a Great Success!

Thanks to all who attended the 2019 Cancer Data Summit (Oct 2-3, McLean, VA)! The level of leadership and collaboration has motivated us to start acting on actions in support of the insightful recommendations from Summit 2019 and to start , as well as the start of planning for the Summit 2020. 

Please expect this page to be updated with new information in the coming weeks as well as additional follow-up emails one ways to engage in mCODE projects within the new CodeX HL7 FHIR Accelerator. Here, you'll find links the program, slides, photos and expert illustrations from the Summit. The Summit final report will be available toward the end of November.

We will be adding Confluence-based tools in the future for you all to collaborate. If you have any questions, please contact either Steve Bratt at or Gregory Shemancik at


Below are links to the wonderful artwork our illustrators made to represent and summarize the ideas and conclusions made at the Summit. These include the large summary from Day 1 (which is also seen above) as well as the individual illustrations for each of the 4 main topics discussed during Day 2: (1) Changing Clinical Culture, (2) Convergence on a Single Standard, (3) Privacy, Security, Ethics, and (4) Vendor Implementation.