Home Research For Researchers Research Digest Meetings

Upcoming meetings and conferences that are relevant to pancreatic cancer researchers.


At the Crossroads of Social Media and Clinical Trials: A Workshop on the Future of Clinician, Patient and Community Engagement
June 7 – 8, 2018
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
This highly interactive, two-day workshop invites clinical trial experts, community oncologists, cancer advocates, patients, and social media and communications experts to explore innovative ways to connect with their communities to enhance awareness and understanding of clinical trials through social media.

3rd International Conference on Pancreatic Cancer and Liver Diseases
June 18 – 19, 2018
Rome, Italy
The conference will be organized around the theme “Making Life Better: Fight against Pancreatic Cancer and Liver Diseases.”

July 25 – 27, 2018
Pittsburgh, PA
PancreasFest is an annual meeting of pancreas physicians and translational researchers who convene during the last week of July to find new ways of working together to improve patient care.

13th International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) World Congress
Sept. 3 – 7, 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
Deadline for early registration: May 2, 2018
An outstanding scientific program that combines current evidence and state of the art technology is being organized and will provide an excellent opportunity for learning and discussion.

18th World Gastroenterologists Summit
Sept. 7 – 8, 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
The theme for this meeting is, Novel Targets and Therapies in Gastroenterology. The goals for the conference are to gather scientific researchers and professionals involved in the field of gastroenterology to explore information, ideas and scientific data and to share their experience.

Frontiers in Ras Pathobiology and Drug Discovery
Sept. 13 – 16, 2018
Stratton, VT
The overarching goal of the meeting will be to bring scientists from a variety of backgrounds, from structural biology to cancer physiology, together to focus on the problem of RAS the oncogene using state-of-the-art tools with the hope of informing efforts at drug development.

AACR Pancreatic Cancer Special Conference
Sept. 21 – 24, 2018
Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
PanCAN and the Lustgarten Foundation are co-lead supporters for this upcoming meeting.

5th NCI Pancreatic Cancer Symposium
Oct. 2 – 3, 2018
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
The purpose of the 5th NCI-Pancreatic Cancer Symposium is to provide an opportunity to bring together the leaders and young investigators including basic researchers and clinical scientists in the field from NCI/NIH and extramural community to exchange information and understand the latest advances in tumor biology, epidemiology, early detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer. The meeting will provide an exciting forum to foster collaborations and to address future challenges in advancing our commitment of improving disease outcome in patients with this recalcitrant cancer.


Wage Hope With Us

Join us to double pancreatic cancer survival by 2020.

shop purple logo

Gear, apparel, accessories and more to show off your purple pride.

Shop Now 

©2018 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. All rights reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network®, PanCAN®, PurpleStride®, Wage Hope®, Know Your Tumor®, Powerful Knowledge. Personal Treatment.®, Precision Promise℠ and Demand Better For Patients. For Survival.℠ are the trademarks of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is registered as a 501©3 nonprofit organization. Contributions to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s tax identification number is #33-0841281.