2024 British Thyroid Annual Meeting 14th June
Our next Annual Meeting will take place on Friday 14th June 2024 at the Royal College of Pathologists in London.
This is a face to face meeting and we have an exciting programme (see below) We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to the meeting.
If you are not a member of the BTA and wish to become a member please go to this page
Call for Abstracts:
Abstract submission is now open! The deadline for this is Monday 1st April 2024. Please submit your abstract by emailing: [email protected]
Accepted abstracts will be presented as Oral Communication or poster presentation. The abstract must be a maximum of 300 words and should be structured with subheadings Background and Aims, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
There are prizes for the best oral and poster presentations.
All accepted abstracts will be published in Thyroid Research
There are 6 travel grants (£200 each) available for trainees and nurses with accepted abstracts presenting at the meeting. If you are a trainee or a nurse, and would wish you to be considered for a travel grant, please indicate at the time of abstract submission or email separately to: [email protected] (Deadline for travel grants application: Friday 26th April 2024)
Registration fees: BTA members £120, Non-members £200, Nurses, trainees and retired BTA members £50
The Deadline registration is on Friday 31th May 2024
2024 British Thyroid Association Trainee Educational Meeting
The next BTA trainees’ educational meeting will be held virtually on the Friday 8th March 2024 from 14.00 to 17.00
Although the meeting is primarily for trainees in endocrinology, all grades of healthcare professionals treating patients with thyroid disorders are welcome.
Sessions will include bite-sized masterclass talks on the management of common thyroid disorders and case presentations from trainees.
Abstract submission for case presentation is now open!
Trainees are invited to present and discuss interesting cases which will be presented as oral communication. The abstract must be a maximum of 300 words and should include a short summary of the case with learning points/points for discussion
The deadline for this is Wednesday 31st January2024 and abstracts should be emailed to [email protected]
The 2024 Programme
The 2024 Programme can be found here
Registration fee: Free (we welcome a voluntary donation of £5 to the British Thyroid Foundation)
Deadline registration: Friday 1st March 2024
Details of the 2023 Trainees Meeting
This year's BTA Trainees' educational meeting was held virtually on Friday 10th March 2023
Recordings of selected lectures are available below for a limited time via the Vimeo links below - so please make time to view!
https://vimeo.com/818342897 - The Patient with Hypothyroidism and persistently high TSH levels (Professor Onyebuchi Okosieme, University of Cardiff, Cardiff)
https://vimeo.com/818345077 - Thyroid Eye Disease (Dr Catherine Napier, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Type)
https://vimeo.com/818344695 Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (Mr. Joel Smith, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Exeter)
Other 2024 events
Thyroid related events in 2024 will be added here as information becomes available
The 1st Thyroid Education Day
This face to face interactive event is taking place in Birmingham on the 26th January 2024. Details about the the Registration, the Programme, the Venue and travel can be found here
The 21st Annual ENETS Conference
The next annual ENETS conference will take place as a hybrid event in Vienna, Austria, on 13-15 March 2024. This means people may attend in person or online. Details can be found here
European Congress of Endocrinology
ECE 2024 will be held in Stockholm, Sweden from 11-14 May 2024.. Attendees
The 46th Annual Meeting of the European Thyroid Association will be held in Athens from September 7th to 10th 2024 Details can be found here
The American Thyroid Association
The 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) will take place in Chicago from 30th October to 3rd November 2024. Details can be found here
The World Congress on Thyroid Cancer took place at the Hilton Metropole London on June 15th to 17th 2023 with more than 1,000 people from 86 countries. The next event will take place in 2025.
Recordings from thyroid related events which took place in 2023
ENDO 2023 took place on June 15-18, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois. Session recording are available to purchase until December 2025 via this link
GP Training Webinar September 20th
The GP Training Webinar jointly organised by the BTA and BTF took place on September 20th from 19.00 to 20.00. Registration was free
Chaired by Dr Bijay Vaidya, this was on the subject of the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism with speakers Professor Simon Pearce and Dr Nicola Zammit. There was also an opportunity to answer questions during the Q & A Section following the presentation.
British Thyroid Foundation Award
Since 1997 the British Thyroid Foundation (BTF) has offered an annual award to support a research project into thyroid function or thyroid disorders. This is currently £35,000 for a three year project.
Details of previous winners can be found here
The closing date for applications each year is normally at the beginning of July
The link to access the application form for this Award will be added when available
The award can be used to supplement existing projects or to help get research ideas started. The funds are available for consumables, running costs and equipment but not personal computers. Any equipment purchased will belong to your institution after the project is completed. Support for staff costs/salaries will only be considered if they can be justified.
The BTF is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) non-commercial Partner. This means the studies that we fund may be eligible to access the NIHR Study Support Service which is provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network.
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.