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 on behalf of the Scottish Sarcoma Network.

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

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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 conference@britishsarcomagroup.org.uk


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:

Wednesday Only Thursday Only Both Days
Medical Student £145 £145 £170
Nurse / AHP £170 Free to attend £170
Consultant £200 £200 £320
Junior Doctor £170 £170 £245
Scientist / Researcher £200 £200 £320

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.  


Printing your Poster

Andersons – an independently owned, family printers, established in 1865 and incorporated for more than 80 years.

Andersons can print your A0 poster for display from as little as £20, email Viv at production@andersonprinters.com for a quote.

Delegates are responsible for the printing, costs and delivery of their poster. Please advise at point of ordering should you wish for your poster to be delivered direct to the venue. Delivery and payment are to be arranged between yourselves and Andersons directly.

William Anderson & Sons  |  34 Loanbank Quadrant   |  Glasgow G51 3HZ
Telephone: 0141 440 2881   Fax: 0141 445 1480

www.andersonprinters.com

 


Venue

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:

STAY IN THE VENUE…

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

STAY ELSEWHERE…

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: