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  • British Thyroid Meeting 2021

British Thyroid Association Conference 2021

Our virtual annual meeting meeting was very well attended on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st May with over 90 attendees on both days.


Recordings/slides will be made available over the coming weeks to those who registered. 


Please be advised that our meetings are such that only BTA members can register for them, so please join via here  if you are not currently a member - and do encourage your colleagues and trainees who may wish to register to become a BTA member.


Information for attendees


CPD certificates will be sent out to those who have completed their feedback forms on May 31st.


If you have not yet done this please completed your feedback forms which were e-mailed post event please do this by May 30th










  • Thyroid events for your calendar

Other events

Here is a list of forthcoming events as well as those that have been recorded and are still accessible


Recorded in 2020 and still available to view 


The European Congress of Endocrinology ran as a virtual conference from September 5th to 9th 2020. All sessions have now been recorded and are exclusively available to all registered delegates via this website


ESPE Connect Online 2020 was held from November 6th to 14th 2020. Registered attendees will be able to access on demand content until November 2021. Information is here  


The Society for Endocrinology Meeting (SfE BES) was virtually held from the 16th to 20th November 2020. Content from the conference is available the SFE members area on  the event website until  November 2021.


The International Thyroid Congress ran as a virtual event from December 16th to 20th. Registrants with completed payments can view lecture videos until March 31st 2021 via this website 


Previous events in 2021

The European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) held their 18th annual conference virtually from February 25th to 27th 2021  Details are here  However, a list of their regular webinars and podcasts can be found here 


The 2nd New Developments and Controversies in the Management of Thyroid Cancer event was held virtually on 12th March 2021.  The programme and details are here


ENDO 2021 took place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, on March 20-23, 2021. Details are here as to any access of session recordings for those who did not attend.  


Forthcoming events in 2021


ECE 2021 will take place online from May 22 to 26th 2021. The event website is here 


The 4th World Congress on Thyroid Cancer will take place at the Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts  from July 29th to August 1st 2021. Details are here 


The 43rd Annual Meeting of the European Thyroid Association will take place in  Milan, Italy from  September  4-7th, 2021. Details will be posted nearer the time on here 


The 15th European Diabetes and Endocrinology Congress will be held in London on September 20th and 21st.  This can be attended virtually or in person Details are here 


ESPE Connect Online will take place as a virtual event from September 22nd to 26th 2021. Details are here 


The 90th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association will take place in Arizona, USA, from September 29th to Oct 3rd, 2021. Information about this and other future events can be found here 


The The European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA) will hold its 7th workshop on Cushings Disease in Dubrovnik from December 7th to 11th. Details are here 


2021 events - dates to be finalised


The European Young Endocrinologists & Scientists Meeting was due to take place on September 4th to 6th  2020 but this has now been postponed until 2021.  .Their website is here 



 The 15th biennual International Workshop on Resistance to Thyroid Hormone and Thyroid Hormone Action will take place in March 2022. Details will be posted 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.