Upcoming Meetings

2024 IBCN Meeting
September 19 – 21
Bern, Switzerland

2024 International Bladder Cancer Network Annual Meeting

We are delighted to formally invite you to the 22nd annual meeting of the International Bladder Cancer Network (IBCN). This year’s meeting will be held September 19-21 in Bern, Switzerland. We are grateful for the hard work of our board member and local host, Roland Seiler, for arranging a truly memorable location and accommodations.

The schedule will be similar to prior years with an informal reception the evening of Thursday, Sept. 19th and the trademark IBCN Dinner on Friday Sept. 20th at Casino Bern. The formal scientific program will begin the morning of Sept. 20th and run through Saturday Sept. 21st (concluding in the late afternoon, ~16:00). 

Oral presentations, along with the poster sessions, will take place at the beautiful Kursaal Bern Convention Center, in the heart of the city.

We are pleased to announce a truly excellent set of keynote lectures:

IBCN Lecture:

Jennifer Southgate, University of York

“Insights from normal urothelium for cancer development”


Mattias Höglund, Lund University

“Molecular subtypes in bladder cancer”

Niko Beerenwinkel, ETH Zürich

“Inferring tumor evolution from single-cell data”

Registration: As a reminder, the annual meeting is only open to current IBCN members, for information on how to apply for membership or to pay your annual dues, visit the membership page.

 Meeting registration (deadline: August 15th, 2024)

Abstracts: Once again, IBCN will be awarding a limited number of competitive travel awards to trainees. All trainees, including graduate students, post-docs, medical residents and fellows, interested in being considered for a travel award should visit the travel award page for more information. 

Abstract submission (deadline: May 31st, 2024)


 We hope to see you in Bern for a great meeting!