The International Brain Tumour Research Summit – Australia

Please join us for the first International Brain Tumour Research Summit – Australia. This one day event will bring together leaders, experts, and innovators to discuss and explore the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities in brain tumour research.

The Summit is proudly presented by a group of like-minded organisations, united in their commitment to foster collaboration in the field of brain tumour research. This group comprises The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation, Children’s Cancer Foundation, Isabella and Marcus Foundation, Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research at the University of Newcastle and The Brain Cancer Centre.

This event is tailored for researchers, clinicians and anyone else interested in the brain tumour research field, providing a unique platform to share insights and foster collaboration.

Date: Tuesday 6 February 2024

Time: 8.50am to 5.30pm followed by a poster session with drinks and canapes

Location: Woodward Conference Centre, Law Building, 10th Floor, 106/185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Victoria. Please note, this is an in-person event only.

Program: The final program will be available closer to the event.

Confirmed international guest speakers:

Associate Professor Tim Phoenix, University of Cincinnati
Professor Dieter Henrik Heiland, University of Freiburg
Dr Rameen Beroukhim, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dr Nada Jabado, McGill University
Assistant Professor Pratiti (Mimi) Bandopadhayay, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Broad Institute

Confirmed sessions:

Using functional genomics to understand resistance to therapy
Epigenetic and genetic drivers of cancer
The tumour microenvironment and immune regulation
Understanding the Cancer-Brain interface
Trials, tumour targeting and immunotherapy
Poster session

Registration: Registration is $120 + GST and includes refreshments

Registrations close at 12pm (AEDT) Tuesday 30 January 2024.

Limited places are available for this in-person only event, so please ensure you secure your place before registrations conclude.

Contact: For all event enquiries please contact