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




One Day Against Brain Tumors (International Neuro-Oncology Meeting)
Live streaming event: 11 September 2015 8:00 AM GMT — 5:00 PM GMT
Watch live here


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 30 September 2015