Brain tumour patient advocates representing 20 countries attended the IBTA’s First World Summit of Brain Tumour Patient Advocates in Lafayette, California, USA in 2013.

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




15th Interim Meeting of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
8-12 September 2015
Rome, Italy

II International Symposium on Clinical and Basic Investigation in Glioblastoma “GBM 2015″
9-12 September 2015
Toledo, Spain

One Day Against Brain Tumors
11 September 2015
Ferrara, Italy

Paediatric Oncology Solid Tumour Study Day
14 September 2015
London, UK

12th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO 2015) – “Neuro-Oncology Challenges in a Diverse Asia”
17-20 September 2015
Manila, Philippines

The Brain and Gliomas – “When The Connections Are Crucial”
24-26 September 2015
Brescia, Italy

18th ECCO-40th ESMO European Cancer Congress: Reinforcing Multidisciplinarity
25-29 September 2015
Vienna, Austria


5th Annual Brain Metastases Research and Emerging Therapies Conference
2-3 October 2015
Marseille, France

47th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)
8-11 October 2015
Cape Town, South Africa

The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) 2015 Annual Meeting
18-21 October 2015
Madrid, Spain

8th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO)
23-24 October 2015
Brisbane, Australia


20th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2015)
19-22 November 2015
San Antonio, Texas, USA


3rd Immunotherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC-3)
21-23 March 2016
Munich, Germany

2nd EORTC Cancer Survivorship Summit
31 March-1 April 2016
Brussels, Belgium

107th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR 2016)
16-20 April 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
3-7 June 2016
Chicago, Illinois, USA

17th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO 2016)
12-15 June 2016
Liverpool, United Kingdom

24th Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR 24)
9-12 July 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom

12th Congress of EANO
13-16 October 2016
Mannheim/Heidelberg, Germany

21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2016)
17-20 November 2016
Phoenix, Arizona, USA




Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Parents and Survivors Conference
24 October 2015
Chicago, Illinois, USA

9th International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
25-31 October 2015
Activities will be held around the world to raise awareness of brain tumours

Last updated 5 August 2015