Above: Brain tumour patient advocates representing 27 countries attended the IBTA’s Second World Summit of Brain Tumour Patient Advocates in Sitges near Barcelona, Spain, in 2015. Find out more about the IBTA World Summit of Patient Advocates here.

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



"Join The Movement To End Brain Tumours" Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Toronto National Conference
20-21 October 2017
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ABTA Partners in Treatment and Care Meeting
21 October 2017
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

11th International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
21-28 October 2017
Activities will be held around the world to raise awareness of brain tumours

"Join The Movement To End Brain Tumours" Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Montreal National Conference
28 October 2017
Montreal, Quebec, Canada




SNOLA 2018: State of the Art in Neuro-Oncology
15-17 March 2018
Sao Paulo, Brazil

24th Annual Blood-Brain-Barrier Consortium Meeting
15-16 March 2018
Portland, Oregon, USA

EANO Winter School - Complications of primary and secondary brain tumors: prophylaxis, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
16-17 March 2018
Athens, Greece


American Association for Cancer Research 109th Annual Meeting (AACR 2018)
14-18 April 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

86th American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting 2018: "Neurosurgery - The Privilege of Science"
28 April - 2 May 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


23rd Congress of the Pan African Association of Neurological Sciences (PAANS) and 1st Congress of the Société Togolaise des Neurosciences (SOTONES)
14-18 May 2018
Lomé, Togo


2018 ASCO Annual Meeting
1-5 June 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

18th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO 2018)
29 June - 3 July 2018
Denver, Colorado, USA

25th Biennial Congress of the European Association of Cancer Research
30 June - 3 July 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Annual Meeting of the British Neuro-Oncology Society (BNOS 2018) (Conference-specific website to be launched)
4-6 July 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom

Asia-Pacific Neuro-Oncology CME Conference
23-27 July 2018
Waimea, Hawaii, USA


European Cancer Summit (ECCO 2018) "From Science to Real-Life Oncology"
7-9 September 2018
Vienna, Austria


11th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO)
7-9 October 2018
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

13th Congress of EANO
11-14 October 2018
Stockholm, Sweden

ESMO 2018 Congress
19-23 October 2018
Munich, Germany


23rd Annual Scientific Meeting for the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2018)
15-18 November 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


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

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

Last updated 10 December 2017