If you are aware of any useful conference for patient advocates then please contact me via Jo@abcdiagnosis.co.uk and I will add these to the list below.

ecancer provide a searchable conference finder here—> http://ecancer.org/conference/calendar/2017.php

UK conferences
Link dates from international oncology meetings

UK Breast Cancer Research Symposium
Friday 22 – Saturday 23 July 2016
Two day conference bringing breast cancer research community together
Special rates for patients.


European conferences

From March 9 – 11 the European Breast Cancer Conference #EBCC10 will be held  in Amsterdam

ESMO – European Society for Medical Oncology 7-11 October


USA conferences

ASCO Survivorship Conference January 15 -16, 2016 (survivor + caregiver reception on January 14th)

(Advocacy rate available but scholarships closed)

Personalized Medicine World Conference 2016 January 25 – 27, 2016

This conference is an interesting one every year. This year patients and the patient experience will be central themes along with immunotherapy and liquid biopsies. In the past couple of years, I’ve seen diagnostic testing companies dominate the booth spaces. A reduced rate available but not cheap ($450)

Young Survivor Coalition Summit March 11-13, 2016

(potential sponsorship opportunities)

Breast Imaging Symposium April 7 – 10, 2016

Patient Experience Conference April 13-15, 2016

International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancers May 10 -13, 2016

IMPAKT 2016 Breast Cancer Conference May 12 – 14, 2016

ASCO Annual Meeting – June 3-7, 2016