Above: Brain tumour patient advocates representing 27 countries attended the IBTA’s Second World Summit of Brain Tumour Patient Advocates in Sitges near Barcelona, Spain, in 2015. Find out more about the IBTA World Summit of Patient Advocates here.

Below is a list of patient and scientific conferences of interest to the international brain tumour community. If you know of a conference or event which is not listed, please email us at



"Join The Movement To End Brain Tumours" Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Toronto National Conference
20-21 October 2017
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ABTA Partners in Treatment and Care Meeting
21 October 2017
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

11th International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
21-28 October 2017
Activities will be held around the world to raise awareness of brain tumours

"Join The Movement To End Brain Tumours" Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Montreal National Conference
28 October 2017
Montreal, Quebec, Canada




International Meningioma Meeting - From Basic Science to Clinical Strategies
2-3 September 2017
Tubingen, Germany

ESMO 2017 Congress
8-12 September 2017
Madrid, Spain


49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology
12-15 October 2017
Washington D.C., USA

10th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO)
23-24 October 2017
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

14th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO 2017)
29-31 October 2017
Osaka, Japan


SNO-SCIDOT 2nd Joint Conference on Therapeutic Delivery to the CNS
15-16 November 2017
San Francisco, California, USA

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2017)
16-19 November 2017
San Francisco, California, USA

ESMO Asia 2017 Congress
17-19 November 2017

Paediatric Brain Tumour Workshop
25-26 November 2017
Cape Town, South Africa



SNOLA 2018: State of the Art in Neuro-Oncology
15-17 March 2018
Sao Paulo, Brazil

EANO Winter School - Complications of primary and secondary brain tumors: prophylaxis, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
16-17 March 2018
Athens, Greece


23rd Congress of the Pan African Association of Neurological Sciences (PAANS) and 1st Congress of the Société Togolaise des Neurosciences (SOTONES)
14-18 May 2018
Lomé, Togo


2018 ASCO Annual Meeting
1-5 June 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

18th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO 2018)
29 June - 3 July 2018
Denver, Colorado, USA

25th Biennial Congress of the European Association of Cancer Research
30 June - 3 July 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Annual Meeting of the British Neuro-Oncology Society (BNOS 2018) (Conference-specific website to be launched)
4-6 July 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom

Asia-Pacific Neuro-Oncology CME Conference
23-27 July 2018
Waimea, Hawaii, USA


European Cancer Summit (ECCO 2018) "From Science to Real-Life Oncology"
7-9 September 2018
Vienna, Austria


13th Congress of EANO
11-14 October 2018
Stockholm, Sweden

ESMO 2018 Congress
19-23 October 2018
Munich, Germany

Last updated 29 October 2017