National Conference

The American Brain Tumor Association 2019 National Conference will bring together patients, caregivers, researchers and medical professionals from around the country to network with others in the brain tumor community, and gather the most up-to-date brain tumor information through first-class educational programming. Attendees will learn about the latest advances in brain tumor research, treatment and care.

Thanks to our generous registration sponsor, AbbVie, discounts will be available for this year’s conference!

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Attend the Conference Your Way

The ABTA now offers two ways to join the 2019 National Conference: in-person or virtual. Check out the benefits for each and register for the option that best suit your needs.

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Don’t wait! Online registration closes Monday, September 2, 2019.

* Registration for brain tumor patients or caregivers is just $40 each, thanks to our generous patient and caregiver registration sponsor, AbbVie. For all other attendees, the registration cost is $140. Day-of registration will be accepted based upon availability at an increased registration fee, after online registration has closed.

Why Attend the National Conference?

View highlights from the 2018 National Conference


Book Your Stay

The first 100 patients or caregivers who register and book a hotel room within the designated room block will receive a $50.00 credit per room, upon check out at the end of your hotel stay.

Learn more about this limited-time offer.



2019 Co-Chairs

Erin Dunbar, MDErin M. Dunbar, MD
Director of Neuro-Oncology
Piedmont Brain Tumor Center
Atlanta, GA




Jeffrey S. Wefel, PhD, ABPP
Associate Professor and Chief, Section of Neuro-Psychology
Departments of Neuro Oncology and Radiation Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center



Have Questions?

Contact us at or call 800-886-ABTA (2282).

The American Brain Tumor Association 2019 National Conference is sponsored by:


Blue Earth Diagnostic, Elite Sponsor for the ABTA National Conference

Funded in part by Genentech


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