​ MPNE principles

 1. patients first               

 2. solutions, not problems

 3. data, not opinions        


 4. if you don't do it- no one  will.


Workshop participation, travel

and full-board accommodation 

will be free for participants.

Participation is upon application only.


MPNE WORKSHOP 24th- 26th November 


Krusenberg Herrgård is a friendly conference center

and hotel at the lake Mälaren, a 25 min drive away from Stockholm Arlanda, Sweden's main airport. 

We thank for their support


The small print

Decisions about workshop participation will be based on suitability for the workshop as well as scope of the Melanoma patient network Europe and are final.

Melanoma Patient Network Europe

Surviving Melanoma in Europe.  

Access to prevention, early detection and effective treatment for all.

Lean ADvocacy

Annual MPNE workshop for European Melanoma advocates

​24th- 26th November 2017

arrival 24th in the afternoon


Krusenberg Herrgård, Uppsala, Sweden 


Why this workshop?

Who should apply?

This workshop is directed at MPNEhubs, European Melanoma advocates who want to connect between their own country and the European Melanoma community- we are looking for advocates with a keen interest to share, work together and put in the effort before, during and after the workshop to produce concrete results for our network!

This is a workshop for advocates who want to learn about effective advocacy and what we can learn from start-ups to become

The number of participants is limited to 30 advocates to ensure effective exchange. A good enough working knowledge of English is essential to participate in the discussions! 

How does it work?

1. Application: Attendance of this workshop is upon application only. 

2. Selection: The organising committee will select participants based on their motivation with regards to access to innovative therapies in Melanoma, experience in collaboration and exchange and their level of English. As always, we are aiming for a balanced European mix!

3. Acceptance: Selected applicants will need to accept their place at the workshop and agree to  

4. Accommodation: registration, accommodation and workshop meals will be arranged by MPNE and are free for selected advocates during the workshop (Friday and Saturday night).

5. Travel: Advocates however need to arrange their own travel- please wait until you have heard from us before booking. We are able to provide a travel allowance up to 400 Euro for economy/ 2nd class travel after the event and against original receipts only.

6. Extras: Please note that extras at the hotel, additional nights as well bank fees are at your own expenses and will not be covered by MPNE.

The up-to-date version of the Program can be found here


Gilliosa Spurrier, Mélanome France and MPNE

Violeta Astratinei, Stichting Melanoom, Melanoma Romania and MPNE

Kay Curtin, Melanoma Support Ireland Patients Network and MPNE

Iain Galloway, MPNE ocular 

Tom van der Velde, Melanoompunt.be and MPNE

Bettina Ryll, MPNE