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 Regional Patient and Family Meeting CANCELLED
7 April 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

ABTA Regional Patient and Family Meeting
20 June 2020
Tampa, Florida, USA

ABTA 2020 National Conference
11-12 September 2020
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
24 - 31 October 2020
Patient advocates around the world will be holding activities to promote awareness of brain tumours

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

2020

May

Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Conference CANCELLED /MIGHT BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE
12-14 May 2020
London, UK

20th Biennial Canadian Neuro-Oncology Meeting CANCELLED / WILL BE RESCHEDULED
14-17 May 2020
Ottawa, Canada

6th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology IN-PERSON EVENT NOW CANCELLED AND WILL INSTEAD FOLLOW A VIRTUAL FORMAT
23-26 May 2020
Paris, France

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020 Annual Meeting IN-PERSON EVENT CANCELLED BUT WILL OFFER VIRTUAL SCIENTIFIC CONTENT
29 May-2 June 2020
Chicago, Illinois, USA

June

Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium 22nd Annual Meeting (BTEC 2020): "Brain Tumor Biomarkers: For Research, Clinics and Registries"
10-12 June 2020 - POSTPONED / NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED
Lyon, France

Brain Tumors Meeting 2020 CURRENTLY PROCEEDING BUT CHECK WEBSITE
22-24 June 2020
Warsaw, Poland

August

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

Brain Tumors - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Course - CHECK WEBSITE
4-10 August 2020
Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA

2nd Annual SNO Conference on Brain Metastases
13-15 August 2020
Toronto, Canada

September

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

10th Annual Brain Metastases and Emerging Therapy Conference
23-25 September 2020
Paris, France

October

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
Melbourne, Australia

17th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO)
28-31 October 2020
Bali, Indonesia

November

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

December

19th International Symposium on Pediatric Oncology (ISPNO 2020)
(Introductory video can be viewed here)
13-16 December 2020
Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan

2021

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

October

13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO)
Date TBC
Melbourne, Australia

November

25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2021)
17-21 November 2021
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Last updated 27 March 2020