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.

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, many meetings and conferences around the world have been cancelled or postponed.  We are trying our best to keep up with this news but please make sure you check with conference organisers as to the status of their scheduled events.

PATIENT CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

2020

ABTA 2020 National Conference - NOW ONLINE
11-12 September 2020
Rosemont, Illinois, USA Now taking place virtually

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series:
"Steroids and How They Make You Feel (For pediatric long-term survivors, young adults and adults)"
23 September 2020
Online

International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
24 - 31 October 2020

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series:
"Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases: Aggressive Care Through Non-Invasive Means"
27 October 2020
Online

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series:
"Dignity Therapy: A Therapeutic Intervention for Individuals with Life-Limiting Illness"
25 November 2020
Online

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series:
"When is Too Much? Knowing Your Limits During the Holiday Season"
16 December 2020
Online

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

2020

September

Biomarkers in Neuro-Oncology (British Neuro-Oncology Society)
9-10 September 2020
Online Meeting

15th Congress of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO) - NOW REPLACED BY WEBINAR SERIES, NEXT IN-PERSON EANO MEETING IN ROTTERDAM 2021, GLASGOW MEETING TO TAKE PLACE IN 2024
9-11 and 23 September; 7 and 21 October 2020 (EANO webinar series, free of charge but for EANO members only)

10th Annual Brain Metastases and Emerging Therapy Conference - POSTPONED - SEE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES
23-25 September 2020
Paris, France

October

Brain Tumors Meeting 2020 NOW RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 2021
14-16 October, 2020
Warsaw, Poland

The Royal Marsden Neuro-Oncology Conference: Low Grade Gliomas - The Bigger Picture
15 October 2020
London, UK

13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) NOW RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 2021
18-20 October 2020 24-26 October 2021
Melbourne, Australia

November

European Cancer Summit 2020  
18-19 November 2020
Online

25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2020)  – NOW VIRTUAL
19-21 November 2020
Online

December

19th International Symposium on Pediatric Oncology (ISPNO 2020) NOW HYBRID (ONLINE+IN-PERSON) SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS
13-16 December 2020
Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan and online

2021

March

UICC World Cancer Congress - NOW CANCELLED FOR 2021
16-18 March 2021
Muscat, Oman

May

6th Quadrennial Meeting of the World Federation of Neuro-Oncology Societies (WFNOS) and 18th Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO)
6-9 May 2021
Seoul, South Korea

April

SNO/NCI Joint Symposium: Targeting CNS Tumor Metabolism
6-7 April 2021
Maryland, USA

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre Neuro-oncology Conference 2021
19-20 April 2021
Cambridge, United Kingdom

June

6th Biennial Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Basic and Translational Research Conference
11-12 June 2021
Washington, D.C., USA

Brain Tumors Meeting 2021
21-23 June 2021
Warsaw, Poland

September

15th Congress of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO)
23-26 September 2021
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

October

13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO)
25-26 October 2021
Melbourne, Australia

November

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2021) - SEE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES
17-21 November 2021
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Last updated 2 September 2020