ABTA National Conference

Join the nation's largest brain tumor conference.

September 8-9, 2023 | Chicago, IL and Online

Learn, engage and connect with patients and caregivers impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.

Learn. Engage. Connect.

The ABTA National Conference is the largest educational meeting designed specifically for patients and caregivers to learn the latest advances in research, treatment and care from top brain tumor experts.

Registration is free, but space is limited. Don’t miss out!

Program Highlights

The two-day program features a slate of educational sessions, personalized breakout groups and networking. Topics include:

  • Innovations in combined and targeted therapies
  • Navigating finances related to brain tumor treatment
  • Breakout sessions on emotional wellbeing, taking control, and caregiver support
  • Managing symptoms and side effects for better quality of life

Conference Details

Date: Friday and Saturday, September 8-9, 2023

Location: Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel in Illinois and online (Livestreaming available for Friday sessions only)

Registration Cost:

Room Block: Discounted rates available through August 11

Financial Aid: Limited scholarships available to attendees in financial need for hotel stay

Plan Your Experience

What attendees say:
“The speakers all left me with a feeling of HOPE...”
What attendees say:
“I appreciated the variety of topics and opportunities to select breakout sessions.”
What attendees say:
“Great information presented in easy-to-understand ways.”
What attendees say:
“Wow! So many amazing speakers and real-life stories from survivors!

Meet Our Conference Chairs

Susan M. Chang, MD

Professor, Division of
University of California, San Francisco

James K. C. Liu, MD

Associate Member, Neurosurgical Oncology
Department of Neuro-Oncology
Moffitt Cancer Center

*COVID-19 Safety: The ABTA recognizes that COVID-19 is a serious and fluctuating situation and is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all attendees. The ABTA is closely monitoring the situation and is dedicated to following the CDC guidelines at the time of the event as well as the state, local, and hotel requirements to be mindful of the health and safety of our attendees.

Questions? Contact ABTA Patient Services at info@abta.org or call our CareLine at 800-886-2282 during weekday business hours.

Thank You To Our Sponsors!