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2018 Neuro-Oncology Symposium

Neuro Oncology Symposium

May 7-8, 2018

McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


The mission of the Neuro-Oncology Symposium is to educate researchers, clinicians, students, trainees, patients, caregivers, and community members on current and developing therapies for brain and nervous system tumors. For more information on the Brain Tumor Program, please see our website BrainTumorProgram.umn.edu

Provider/Researcher Program

  • The Researcher/Provider Program is designed for researchers, clinicians, students, and trainees with an interest in neuro-oncology. However, everyone is welcome to attend.
  • Experts from the University of Minnesota and around the country will discuss current advances in neuro-oncology research. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with patients, families, caregivers, and community members.
  • Sessions topics: Genetics, Physics & Modeling, Emerging Therapies, Blood Brain Barrier
  • All attendees are welcome to attend these sessions; however, please note that there will be more technical jargon in these talks.

Patient/Caregiver Program

  • The Patient/Caregiver Program is designed for patients, families, caregivers, and community members with an interest in neuro-oncology.
  • Participants have the opportunity to interact with leading researchers and providers in the field of neuro-oncology. This platform gives patients, families, caregivers, and community members the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the latest treatments and theories directly from those who develop and practice them.
  • All attendees are welcome to attend these sessions. These talks will be aimed for a general audience.

General Schedule

Monday, May 7, 2018

Morning and afternoon provider/researcher sessions, Memorial Hall
Poster session and reception in the afternoon, Johnson Great Room
Dinner and keynote presentation in the evening, Memorial Hall


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Morning and afternoon providers/researchers sessions, Memorial Hall
Morning and afternoon patients/caregivers sessions, Johnson Great Room

Poster Session Abstract Submission

Abstract Guidelines

Submit your abstract through the online Google Form below in order to be considered for the Monday afternoon poster session. Abstracts must be submitted as a 1-page maximum Word document, font type Arial size 11, with poster title and all authors included. The presenting author should be underlined.

Submit your Abstract Here



Deadline for poster abstract submissions is April 6th, 2018. Selected abstracts will be notified by April 13th, 2018.

Registration Fees

  • Early Registration (available until March 31)--
    • Regular Attendance: $150
    • Student/Resident/Fellow: $75
  • Late Registration (April 1 - May 7)--
    • Regular Attendance: $175
    • Student/Resident/Fellow: 95
  • Patient/Caregiver*: $0.00 - Complimentary registration has been provbded thanks to support from the American Brain Tumor Association (this does not include Monday evening dinner)
  • Patient/Caregiver*: $35.00 - Includes Monday evening dinner, session attendance covered by the American Brain Tumor Association.

Regular & Student conference Registration includes Continental Breakfast and lunch on both days in addition to dinner Monday Evening. Patient/Caregiver Registration includes Contintental Breakfast and lunch on both days, with dinner being an added cost.

*Patients/Caregivers are welcome to attend presentations in both the patrient/caregiver programs as well as the provider/researcher program, including Monday sessions; however, please note that there will be more technical jargon in the provider/researcher program.


Parking ramps, surface lots, and parking meters are available at your expense. The University Avenue Ramp is adjacent to Mcnamara. Other nearby parking ramps are the Washington Avenue Ramp as well as the Oak Street Ramp . More information about parking and directions can be found on the McNamara website .

Hotel Accomodations

Overnight accomodations are not included with registration. The Commons Hotel and the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis-University are located nearby and can be contacted directly for reservations. The Commons Hotel is connected to McNamara and the phone number is 612-379-8888. The DoubleTree phone number is 612-504-3000.

Questions? Please contact:
Registration:  U of M Tickets & Events (umntix@umn.edu)

Schedules, presenters, events, and related fees subject to change.


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Contact us:

U of M Tickets and Events
84 Church St SE, Ste 13
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-2345
Email:  umntix@umn.edu

Mon - Fri: 10 AM to 5 PM