National Conference

The ABTA 2020 Virtual National Conference will be held online for attendees to come together safely and get the latest information on brain tumor treatment, care and research from national experts.

Registration opens summer 2020. Sign up to receive registration alerts.

About the Conference

The ABTA National Conference is the only advocacy-led brain tumor meeting that brings together patients, caregivers, researchers and the medical community to learn the latest information in brain tumor research, treatment and care.

In addition to providing the latest research and treatment updates, the conference program includes opportunities for patients, caregivers to exchange experiences, learn coping methods and build a support network.

2020 Co-Chairs

Jean Arzbaecher, APRN, MS, CNRN
Advanced Practice Nurse
The University of Illinois at Chicago 

Mark R. Gilbert, MD
Chief and Senior Investigator, The Neuro-Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute,
National Institutes of Health



Have Questions?

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

National Conference

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The National Conference is Sponsored By:

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. 

Funded in part by Genentech.