About COCAcon 2020

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This year has been challenging but you made it! Let's CELEBRATE your accomplishments and CONNECT and COLLABORATE with your colleagues for 3 days of professional development. LEARN from professionals, and have some fun along the way! We will address the current and future impacts of COVID-19 on pediatric oncology camping, campers and families.

COCAcon 2020 is not just another set of Zoom sessions, but a carefully crafted experience to connect and engage with your colleagues, network, and learn about the most pressing issues of the day. 

Save the Dates

Tuesday November 10th, Wednesday November 11th, and Thursday November 12th

General Session Times

Each day sessions will begin at 12:00 pm ET, 3:00 pm ET, and 8:00 pm ET.

Zoomed Out?

To prevent Zoom fatigue, sessions will last for 45 mins- 1 hour, with at least one-hour intermissions. Our goal is to select sessions that deliver compelling and engaging content.

COCAcon Registration

COCAcon 2020 Attendance Fee only $115

Special COCA-I Member Discount - Register 5 or More and Attendance Fee Only $90 per person

Save $25 per person

We are happy to announce significant reduction in attendance fees this year. Without the accompanying hotel and travel costs, we can offer a significant discount for all COCA-I members.

Groups of 5 or more who register for the full conference at one time, will receive a $25 discount per person. The discount is built into the registration process. Simply have the information for each registrant on hand to register all five at one time.

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NO NEED TO TAKE TIME OFF WORK

Our scheduling goal is to provide minor disruption to your work day and allow plenty of time in between.

If you miss a session, each session will be recorded and available on-demand.

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WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

  • Each session will be highly interactive and engaging; ranging from interactive polls, breakout discussion groups, and a trivia contest every now and then.
  • Revised agenda schedule to accommodate time zone differences and to prevent screen fatigue
  • On-demand and Live sessions
  • Abundant networking opportunities
  • Virtual, interactive exhibit area
  • Relevant content for all levels of professionals- from beginner to advanced
  • ...and much more!
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SPECIAL EVENTS

Introducing Meetaway. Meetaway sessions are a simple way to connect to people you want to meet. They are virtual events that pair attendees for a series of 1:1 video calls. After each conversation, attendees automatically rotate to the next participant.

Stop in at the Networking Cafe for free form discussions.

Don't forget our Awards Banquet. Always a terrific time!

COCAcademy

HOT TOPIC FOR NON-PROFITS

Don't miss our COCAcademy sessions on the hottest topics for COCA-I camps! Eight comprehensive fundraising sessions covering all aspects that impact you the most.

CEU Tracks

EARN CE CREDITS

Courses to fulfill CE requirements for nurses, child life specialists and social workers.

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LIVE OR RECORDED SESSIONS

Can't make a live session? Each session will be recorded and made available to view on-demand at your convenience.

Call for Speakers

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Every year COCA-I aims to present the best available, most meaningful content at COCAcon and meet the challenges we all face.

This year we will be 100% virtual and we're excited about presenting new and different content. The theme this year is "Connect and Celebrate".

If you are interested in speaking proposals will be accepted until October 15st. Please click below to access our submission form.

Call for COCAcon 2020 Superheroes!

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We need your help! This year we will be hosting about 45 individual sessions. Each session requires two volunteers to assist the speaker: 1) a Host, and 2) a Zoom Tech.

Interested?