National Conference FAQs

Who is the Brain Tumour National Conference for?
Anyone affected by a brain tumour who would like to know more about brain tumours. Patients, survivors, friends, family, healthcare professionals, researchers, and volunteers are all invited to attend.

How many people attended the Conference in 2017?
870+ people attended in person and online via live streaming.

When will registration open?
Registration will open in April 2018.

Is there a benefit to registering early for the Brain Tumour National Conference?
Yes. There will be a special early bird registration rate. More to come when registration opens.

Are there more registration deadlines?
Yes. These will be posted when registration opens.

Can anyone attend the Friday night celebration?
Yes. 

Is there a cost to attend the Friday night celebration?
Yes. More to come.

Will there be food at the Friday night celebration?
Yes, dinner is provided.
 
Is there a dress code for the Friday night celebration?
More to come.
 
Can anyone register for Saturday's Conference?
Yes. We welcome patients, survivors, caregivers, family members, friends, health care professionals, volunteers, and anyone interested in learning more about brain tumours. 
 
Is there a cost associated with the National Conference?
Yes there is a fee to attend this event in person but free to those who live stream. 
 
Is there a dress code for the National Conference?
As the Toronto Conference marks the start and the Montreal Conference marks the end of International Brain Tumour Awareness Week, we encourage all attendees to wear grey to spotlight the brain tumour cause.

Can anyone register for the Montreal Conference?
Yes. Please note that all presentations will be in French. Registration has not yet opened for 2018.
 
Where will the National Conference occur?
The Join the Movement to End Brain Tumours National Brain Tumour Conference will be held at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre at 801 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. One week later, on Saturday, October 27, 2018 there will be an additional French event in Montreal.The location for Montreal is to be confirmed.

If it’s in Toronto, why is this being billed as a National Conference?
We will be live streaming the plenary sessions on Saturday, October 20, 2018. We are also hosting a French Brain Tumour National Conference in Montreal a week later on Saturday, October 27, 2018 which will also be live streamed.
 
Will the presentations be recorded?
Yes. All presentations in Toronoto and Montreal will be recorded if we have permission from the presenters. 
 

For more information, please contact:

Janic Gorayeb
Health Information Specialist 
jgorayeb@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755 ext 233 

 

 

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