BSG Conference 2020

The British Sarcoma Group are delighted to invite you to join them on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th February 2020 for the BSG Conference 2020 in Glasgow.

The meeting is held over 2 days with a packed programme and we hope that all delegates will be able to attend both days to make the most of the learning and networking opportunities. The conference will be taking place at the Hilton Glasgow in the towns vibrant city centre.

The central theme of the BSG Conference is “working together to improve care for sarcoma patients: what matters to you – matters to us”, with sub-themes including the following:

  • Sarcomas at the extreme age groups
  • Clinical trials in Sarcomas: current landscape and horizons
  • Rarer subtypes of sarcomas and multidisciplinary team management gynaecological & head and neck sarcomas
  • Sarcoma Surgery: through the eyes of the plastic & orthopaedic surgeons
  • Bone Sarcoma Science symposium
  • Role of chemotherapy in soft tissue sarcomas: current practice, variation and way forward
  • NHS and 3rd sector in partnership – working together on patient centred care
  • Practicalities of sarcoma genomic results

CLICK HERE to view the Conference Programme (Please note this is a draft programme and is subject to change)
CLICK HERE to view the NSF stream Programme (Please note this is a draft programme and is subject to change)

Patient & Carer Event

As part of the programme we’ll be running a Patient & Carer Event taking place on day two (27th February) from 11:30 – 13:30. The event is facilitated by Beatson Cancer Charity and Patient Representative. For more information please download the flyer HERE. To register your attendance please email

Registration is open!

We strongly encourage attendees to attend both days of the conference however one day rates are also available. Conference tickets give you access to all the conference sessions, exhibition, poster displays, lunch and refreshments.

Conference prices (early bird rate):

Wednesday Only Thursday Only Both Days
Medical Student £125 £125 £150
Nurse / AHP £150 Free to attend £150
Consultant £180 £180 £300
Junior Doctor £150 £150 £225
Scientist / Researcher £180 £180 £300

Civic Reception
On Tuesday 25th February the city of Glasgow will be hosting a special welcome reception at the Glasgow City Chambers for the BSG delegates. The BSG committee and the Lord Provost of the city (City Mayor) will be there to welcome you to Glasgow and the BSG Conference 2020. Guests will enjoy a drinks reception in this opulent and special setting. The reception starts at 19:30. To book your place indicate when you complete the registration form.

Conference Dinner
On Wednesday 26th February we’ll be hosting a conference dinner for all attendees. The dinner starts with a drink reception at 19:30. If you would like to attend the dinner please indicate when you complete the registration form. There is an additional cost of £40 + VAT to attend.  

Abstract Submission is open!

The British Sarcoma Group invites and encourages you to submit an abstract for the BSG Conference 2020. Abstracts can be submitted for an oral talk or poster display. The deadline for submitting an abstract is Friday 15th November 2019.

Instructions for submitters:
• All abstract submissions need to be submitted via the online portal which can be accessed by clicking the link below
• Abstracts should be a maximum of 250 words
• Please avoid using pictures, diagrams or tables
• Submitter’s can choose from oral or poster presentation
• The deadline for submission is midnight on Friday 15th November

Download the call for papers flyer HERE

All abstract will be reviewed by the scientific programme committee, acceptance emails will be sent by end of December 2019.



The conference takes place at the Hilton Glasgow.

Address: Hilton Glasgow, 1 William Street, Glasgow, G3 8HT

CLICK HERE for directions by train and car.

Accommodation options:


Hilton Glasgow – using this link will provide you with a 20% discount off the best available rate, subject to availability.


Glasgow Queen Street Travelodge – prices from £54.99 per night excl breakfast

Premier Inn – estimated cost per night excl breakfast £69.00

Jurys Inn Glasgow – a reduced rate of £75.00 B&B single occupancy has been arranged, subject to availability. Please book online to secure this rate, entering the code: JIECHO250220 into the promotion box.

Hampton by Hilton – a reduced rate of £79.00 B&B single occupancy has been arranged, subject to availability.

Glasgow Marriott – estimated cost per night excl breakfast £105.00

Millennium Hotel Glasgow – estimated cost per night excl breakfast £115.00

Please note prices are intended as a guideline only and cannot be guaranteed. Please contact the hotels directly for up to date prices. Delegates are responsible for their own travel and accommodation.

Thank you to everyone who attended the British Sarcoma Conference 2019.

We hope you found the event both informative and enjoyable! If you attended the event you please complete the post event feedback form to receive your certificate of attendance.

You can view the full programme and abstract book below: