s c i e n t i f i c   p a t r o n a g e

The scientific patronage for the GISTT Summit is taken over by the following two meetings that have been successfully established for Sarcoma and GIST research within the last years.




is a non-profit, purely academic annual meeting initiated in 2019 and alternates between Leuven (Belgium) and Essen (Germany).


It is focused on translational research in all sarcomas and offers extensive networking opportunities to facilitate and cultivate collaborations within the sarcoma community. 



FORTRESS2025 will take place on

February 13th & 14th 2025 in Essen, Germany


For further information please visit : FORTRESS

or contact fortress2025@ume.de if you are interested to join. 


S A S S  c o n f e r e n c e


is the inaugural of an annual sarcoma conference: “Strategic Advances in Sarcoma Science” first held in September 2023. 


SASS is focused on basic science and translational as well as clinical challenges. This collaborative conference aims for a fun and interactive workshop-like experience and is organized by SARC, the Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration.


The next SASS meeting will take place on

September 16th-18th 2024 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA


For further information please visit: SASS Conference