The Ultimate #SIOPcongress Social Media Guide 

The International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) is the only global multidisciplinary society entirely devoted to paediatric and adolescent cancer. The society has over 2,600 members worldwide including doctors, nurses, other health-care professionals, scientists and researchers. 

We offer an all-round experience from an educational discussion on the latest achievements and best practices to online networking opportunities.  

To enhance your experience and ability to connect with people virtually, we encourage you to share information about the event, and your participation in it, on social media – before during and after the SIOP 2023 Congress. 


The official hashtag for the SIOP 2023 Congress in Ottawa is #SIOPcongress. Make sure to use the hashtag when sharing posts on social media to be part of the discussion and connect with your colleagues.  

How to share 

Here are ways to share information about #SIOPcongress with your network: 

  • Post your experience with the SIOP throughout the year. Interesting articles, workshops, webinars, etc. Be sure to mention the SIOP account, @WorldSIOP on Twitter and Instagram, @SIOncologyPaediatrics on Facebook and @International Society of Paediatric Oncology – SIOP on LinkedIn. Use the hashtag #SIOPcongress in your posts. 
  • Feel free to reshare our original posts from Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Youtube to your account and spread the information about the latest updates from the SIOP Congress. 
  • Post your pictures and share them in stories using the hashtag #SIOPcongress 


What to share 

The following examples of text are ready to be used in your social media channels. 

  • Feel free to edit these and write your own posts/tweets. 
  • Don’t forget to share pictures of your attendance at the SIOP 2023 Congress 
  • The marked text notes are indicators of where you must add your information. 

Facebook / Twitter / Instagram:   

  • Cannot wait for #SIOPcongress in Ottawa, Canada, October 11-14. Are you joining us?  
  • I am excited to be a part of the #SIOPcongress. Join us for the latest Paediatric Oncology updates and let’s work together for a world free of childhood cancer!  
  • Eager to attend the #SIOPcongress Educational CME Programme! You can also earn up to 23 CME credits. 
  • I am looking forward to sharing my work with colleagues, peers and experts in the field at the #SIOPcongress! – Join me! 
  • Thrilled to be a part of the #SIOPcongress, happening in just [NUMBER] days! The SIOP Congress is bound to be an interesting and exciting experience!  
  • All set for the #SIOPcongress in Ottawa! How’s your preperation going? I’m really looking forward to [insert one or two sessions]. 
  • I am at #SIOPcongress and have just listened to some interesting updates on [insert your scientific insights from SIOP sessions]! Have you joined us yet? 

Tell the world you’re attending! And invite your friends to join. 

  • Use the images and text suggestions to post to your channels, update your cover photo, and help spread the word.
    (Click on an image, then right-click to save or copy the image) 

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You can customise this image with text of your choice using the colours on the right. LATO or Calibri are the preferred fonts for SIOP communication.

A social media newbie?

Do you want to join the discussion but are you not on social media yet? Wondering where to start or what to do? 

Our detailed guide below will help you follow the trending discussions related to #SIOPcongress across all platforms. 

Facebook – Here’s how: 

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  • What happens on SIOP’s social media channels before, during and after a Congress? The SIOP social media channels: 
    • Provide all the general information + deadline announcements you need as soon as these become available. 
    • Provide all the SIOP society and Congress-related information, announcements, and deadlines, keeping you in the loop of the latest developments daily – we make sure you don’t miss a thing about SIOP! 
    • Bring to your attention the latest scientific developments/journals/articles within the field worldwide. 
    • Guide you through the SIOP Congress stages – call for abstracts, guidelines, registration process and deadlines, etc. 
    • We are always there to answer any questions regarding SIOP. 
    • Gather people like YOU – we are thereby able to create and maintain this connection between yourself, like-minded peers and colleagues from all around the world – Join us – we need you and your work to create a better world – especially DURING the SIOP Congress days – we create and maintain an all-day online conversation throughout all SIOP social media channels. 
    • By following SIOP on social media we make sure you never miss a thing, and you get to meet new people! 
    • Provide latest updates and Congress highlights, interviews with ambassadors and speakers PLUS interactions with speakers and other participants. A chance for broader discussions post-Congress. 

    For these and many other reasons, you NEED to be part of SIOP’s social media world! 


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Some easy ways to share information about the Congress with your network: 

  • Share your experience with the SIOP Congress before, during and after the Congress. 
  • Share your highlights from sessions, using the #SIOPcongress hashtag 
  • You can share posts and live coverage coming from our official social media channels. 
  • Post photos and mention us, and use the hashtag #SIOPcongress on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. You can also like and share #SIOPcongress posts with your audience. 
  • Take a selfie and show us what your Congress experience is like – use the #SIOPcongress hashtag in your photo posts – this might just win you a prize! 
  • Watch and share #SIOPcongress YouTube videos. 
  • Update your social media profiles with the most accurate, up-to-date information. 
  • Share your opinion online from time to time. 
  • Send invitations to people in your industry and connect with them online. 
  • Interact with other’s posts on social media. 
  • And be SOCIAL. 

Are you ready to join – maybe even lead – the #SIOPcongress conversation on social media? We hope to see you there!