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



American Brain Tumor Association 2018 National Patient and Family Conference
3-4 August 2018
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada National Conference 2018 (Toronto)
19-20 October 2018
Toronto, Canada

Women's Retreat for Brain Cancer
19-21 October 2018
Geelong, Victoria, Australia

12th International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
20-27 October 2018
Activities will be held around the world to raise awareness of brain tumours

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada National Conference 2018 (Montreal)
27 October 2018
Montreal, Canada




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

The Brain Tumour Charity Nurse and Allied Health Professional Conference: "Difficult Conversations"
19 September 2018
Birmingham, UK

ESO Masterclass in Neuro-Oncology: Multidisciplinary Management of Adult Brain Tumours
20-22 September 2018
Milan, Italy

8th Annual Brain Metastases Research and Emerging Therapy Conference
21-22 September 2018
Marseille, France


2018 Tumor Section Satellite Symposium: Innovative Technology that Advances Patient Care
5-6 October 2018
Houston, Texas, USA

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
10-14 October 2018
Stockholm, Sweden

ESMO 2018 Congress
19-23 October 2018
Munich, Germany

15th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO 2018)
25-28 October 2018
Beijing, China


3rd CNS Anticancer Drug Discovery and Development Conference
14-15 November 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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

50th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP 2018)
16-19 November 2018
Kyoto, Japan


2nd Annual Miami Brain Symposium
7 December 2018
Miami, Florida, USA


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

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

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

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

Last updated 19 July 2018