EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

Above: Brain tumour patient advocates from around the world attended the IBTA’s Third World Summit of Brain Tumour Patient Advocates in London, England, in October 2017. 

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 chair@theibta.org.

PATIENT CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

2019

Head To The Hill 2019
5-7 May 2019
Washington DC, USA

19th Annual UCLA Brain Tumor Conference
17-18 May 2019
Los Angeles, California, USA

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series
"The Psychosocial Needs of Young Adults"
12 June 2019, 6.00-6.45pm GMT

American Brain Tumor Association 2019 National Conference
6-7 September 2019
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series
"Transitioning Between Pediatric Brain Tumours to an Adult Setting"
18 September 2019, 6.00-6.45pm GMT

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series
"Canadian Brain Tumour Registry: Past, Present & Future"
9 October 2019, 6.00-6.45pm GMT

International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
26 October - 2 November 2019
Patient advocates around the world will be holding activities to promote awareness of brain tumours

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

2019

May

SNO Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Basic and Translational Research Conference
3-4 May 2019
San Francisco, California, USA

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 27th Annual Meeting and Exhibition
11 - 16 May 2019
Montreal, Canada

5th EORTC Quality of Life and Cancer Clinical Trials Conference
16-17 May 2019
Brussels, Belgium

3rd Molecular Pathology Symposium 2019 | 2nd Asia Pacific Molecular Brain Tumour Course
18-19 May 2019
Gold Coast, Australia

American Society of Neuroradiology 57th Annual Meeting & The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2019
18 - 23 May 2019
Boston, USA

1st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP Europe 2019)
20 - 24 May 2019
Prague, Czech Republic

Association of British Neurologists (ABN) Annual Meeting 2019
21-23 May 2019
Edinburgh, UK

Brain Tumor Meeting 2019
23-24 May 2019
Berlin, Germany

Brain Health Innovation & Technologies
27 - 28 May 2019
Vienna, Austria

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2019 Annual Meeting
31 May-4 June 2019
Chicago, Illinois, USA

June

Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium 21st Annual Meeting (BTEC 2019) - "Brain Tumor Disparities: From Biology to Social Determinants"
5-7 June 2019
Los Angeles, California, USA

Matthew's Friends KetoCollege 2019
4-6 June 2019
West Sussex, UK

Brain Tumour Biotech Summit
7 June 2019
New York, USA

2nd Meeting of the Society for Image Guided Neurointerventions (SIGN) in collaboration with the Children’s Brain Tumour Drug Delivery Consortium (CBTDDC)
10-11 June 2019
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

13th World Drug Delivery Summit
14 - 15 June 2019
Montreal, Canada

Cerebral Vascular Biology 13th International Conference
25 - 28 June 2019
Miami, USA

18th Annual Congress on Pharmaceutics & Drug Delivery Systems
27 - 28 June 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Brain Metastasis Research Symposium - From Basic Science to Clinics
28-29 June 2019
Vienna, Austria

5th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology
29 June - 2 July 2019
Oslo, Norway

July

Annual Meeting of the British Neuro-Oncology Society (BNOS 2019)
3-5 July 2019
London, UK

Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Teaching Course: Neurotoxicity, Late Effects, Rehabilitation and Ethics
11 July 2019
London, UK

Novel Drug Delivery 2019
15 - 16 July 2019
New York, USA

11th World Congress and Expo on Immunology
24 - 25 July 2019
Vancouver, Canada

Young Investigators Forum in Neuro-Oncology
25-26 July 2019
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

EANO Summer School: Diagnosis and Molecular Classification of Neuro-oncological Tumors
25 - 27 July 2019
Berlin, Germany

August

DIPG Symposium
2-3 August 2019
Sydney, NSW, Australia

2nd Conference of the Society for Neuro-Oncology Sub-Saharan Africa (SNOSSA)
7-8 August 2019
Cape Town, South Africa

SNO Inaugural Conference on Brain Metastases
16-17 August 2019
New York, New York, USA

September

European Cancer Summit (ECCO) 2019
12 - 14 September 2019
Brussels, Belgium

2nd Annual Middle East Neuro-Oncology Conference
13-14 September 2019
Beirut, Lebanon

14th Congress of European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO)
19-22 September 2019
Lyon, France

16th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO 2019)
26-29 September 2019
Taipei, Taiwan

ESMO 2019 Annual Congress
27 September - 1 October 2019
Barcelona, Spain

October

9th Annual Brain Metastases Research and Emerging Therapy Conference
4-5 October 2019
Marseille, France

Neuroscience 2019
19 - 23 October 2019
Chicago, USA

47th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN2019)
20-24 October 2019
Birmingham, UK

International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) 2019
23 - 26 October 2019
Lyon, France

November

2019 NCRI Cancer Conference
3 - 5 November 2019
Glasgow, UK

2019 SNO-SCIDOT Joint Conference on Therapeutic Delivery to the CNS
20 - 21 November 2019
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2019)
20 - 24 November 2019
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

2020

May

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020 Annual Meeting
29 May-2 June 2020
Chicago, Illinois, USA

June

19th International Symposium on Pediatric Oncology (ISPNO 2020)
(Introductory video can be viewed here)
21-24 June 2020
Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan

August

2nd Harvard Asia-Pacific Neuro-Oncology CME Conference
3-7 August 2020
Lahaina, Hawaii, USA

September

15th Congress of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO)
10-13 September 2020
Glasgow, UK

November

25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2020)
18-22 November 2020
Austin, Texas, USA

Last updated 28 April 2019