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 (ABTA) Partners in Treatment and Care
3 March 2018
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

4th International LFS (Li-Fraumeni Syndrome) Association Symposium
25-29 April 2018
Toronto, Canada

Head To The Hill 2018
6-8 May 2018
Washington, DC, USA

"Join the Movement to End Brain Tumours" Brain Tumour National Conference 2018
19-20 October 2018
Toronto, Canada

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

"Join the Movement to End Brain Tumours" Brain Tumour National Conference 2018
27 October 2018
Montreal, 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


2nd Annual EURACAN Conference: "Sustainability and Innovation in Rare Cancer Management"
4-6 April 2018
Oxford, UK

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

23rd Annual Neuro-Tumor Club Meeting at AACR
16 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


Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Conference 2018
1-3 May 2018
London, United Kingdom

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

Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium 20th Annual Meeting (BTEC 2018)
19-21 June 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Royal Marsden Neuro-Oncology Conference: 'Managing Brain Metastases in the 21st Century'
21 June 2018
London, UK

Brain Tumors Meeting 2018 - From Biology to Therapy
21-23 June 2018
Warsaw, Poland

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

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


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


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


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 13 March 2018