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 - NOW ONLINE
20 June 2020
Tampa, Florida, USA Now taking place virtually

GBM Awareness Day 2020
22 Jul 2020
Join advocates from around the world to raise awareness, and to honour GBM patients, families, caregivers, researchers and medical providers

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

International Brain Tumour Awareness Week
24 - 31 October 2020

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

2020

May

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020 Annual Meeting IN-PERSON EVENT  REPLACED WITH VIRTUAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM - (THERE WILL ALSO BE A VIRTUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 2020)
29 May - 31 May 2020 (Virtual Scientific Program)
The ASCO Virtual Education Program is taking place in August 2020 (see below)

June

Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium 22nd Annual Meeting (BTEC 2020): "Brain Tumor Biomarkers: For Research, Clinics and Registries"
10-12 June 2020 - POSTPONED to 22-24 June 2021
Lyon, France

Brain Tumors Meeting 2020 MEETING POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2020
22-24 June 2020 14-16 October, 2020
Warsaw, Poland

August

2nd Harvard Asia-Pacific Neuro-Oncology CME Conference – RESCHEDULED TO AUGUST 2021 – SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS
3-7 August 2020
Lahaina, Hawaii, USA

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020 Education Program
8-10 August 2020
Taking place virtually

Brain Tumors - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Course – CANCELLED - SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS. HOPEFULLY RESCHEDULED IN 2021
4-10 August 2020
Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA

2nd Annual SNO Conference on Brain Metastases - NOW VIRTUAL - SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS
13-15 14 August 2020
Toronto, Canada

The Society for Neuro Oncology Sub Saharan Africa (SNOSSA) Virtual Congress 2020
22-23 August 2020

September

Biomarkers in Neuro-Oncology (British Neuro-Oncology Society)
9 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
10-13 September 2020
Online webinar series

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

October

Brain Tumors Meeting 2020 RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE 2020
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

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

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

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

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

Last updated 29 June 2020