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  • British Thyroid Association Meeting

BTA Annual Meeting and Training Day

It is with regret that we have to advise  that the 68th Annual Meeting of the British Thyroid Association will  NOT now take place on Friday 22nd May 2020


This decision has been taken due to the uncertainty regarding travel plans for our attendees and speakers, and also because our chosen venue  - The Wellcome Collection in London - has decided to close for the foreseeable future due to the COVID-19



  • Thyroid events for your calendar

Other events

Please read more to see a number of events which are scheduled throughout the year. 


The 14th Annual International Workshop on Resistance to Thyroid Hormone and Thyroid Hormone Action will take place in Monterey, California from March 25th to 28th 2020. Details can be found here 


Due to advice from the CDC and WHO,  ENDO 2020 and its ancillary events will NOT now be held from March 28th to 31st in San Francisco, California, USA.  More information can be found here  


The 2nd New Developments and Controversies in the Management of Thyroid Cancer will take place on June 26th 2020 at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Details can be found here


The 59th Annual ESPE Meeting will be held in Liverpool from September 10th to 12th 2020.   The theme is Lifelong endocrine care through collaboration, discovery and innovation. Details can be found here


Details of The EUGOGO 21st Anniversary Meeting will be posted nearer the time of the event. However the website is here


The next Society for Endocrinology Meeting will be from the 16th to 18th November 2020  This will take place at the Harrogate Convention Centre -  for further details please click here 


The 43rd meeting of the European Thyroid Association will take place in Milan from September  4th to 7th 2021. Details will follow, however the website is here 


The 90th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association is being held on September 29th to October 3rd 2021  at Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, Arizona.  Details will be posted here nearer the time








  • British Thyroid Foundation Research Award

British Thyroid Foundation Awards

Since 1997 the British Thyroid Foundation (BTF) has offered an annual award to support a two-year research project into thyroid function or thyroid disorders.


This award is £20.000 and can be used to supplement existing projects or to help get research ideas started.


Who can apply?

Researchers working on projects in the UK. The project must be based in the UK (i.e. the majority of the work must be carried out in the UK), supervised in the UK and publications arising from the research must be in an English language journal from a UK centre. The BTF must be acknowledged in any publication. The applicant must ensure that appropriate ethical approval is in place wherever research is carried out.


The call  for applications is generally towards the end of the year with the deadline of January 31st in the following year.


In 2020 the British Thyroid Foundation launched a second award - The Joe Plater BTF Thyroid Cancer Research Award.

This award is also for £20,000 and  applicants must fulfil the same criteria as above.  The deadline date for submissions is June 30 2020.

Please click on this link to find out more information about each award;any past winners and to download the application forms.