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

Brain Tumour Support Patient and Family Weekend 2019
22-24 March 2019
Northamptonshire, UK

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Webinar Series
"Encouraging Conversations About Advance Care Planning"
10 April 2019, 6.00-6.45pm GMT

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

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

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

March

American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) 110th Annual Meeting 2019
29 March - 3 April 2019
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

April

24th Annual Neuro-Tumor Club Meeting at AACR
1 April 2019
Atlanta, Georgia

Blood Brain Barrier Conference
3 - 6 April 2019
New York, USA

Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting & Exposition
3 - 6 April 2019
Washington, USA

SIOPE Brain Tumor Group Meeting
5 - 6 April 2019
Budapest, Hungary

11th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Neuro-Oncology
5 – 7 April 2019
Bhopal, India

Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Teaching Course: Benign and Metastatic Tumours
11 April 2019
London, UK

Blood-Brain Barrier and CNS Drug Discovery
12 April 2019
San Diego, USA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Last updated 15 March 2019