New Horizons GIST

NEW HORIZONS GIST is the most important global annual conference for GIST patient advocates. At NEW HORIZONS GIST, patients from the global GIST patient community come together, can interact with top GIST experts, have access to state‐of‐the‐art medical and scientific information and can exchange best practice in patient advocacy among each other. The conference is a balanced symbiosis of medical content, advocacy topics and capacity building sessions.

New Horizons GIST, April 20, 2024

The 2024 New Horizons GIST conference will be held within the framework of the SPAGN Annual Conference from April 20, 2024 in Rome, Italy (onsite only). Please find out more here.

New Horizons GIST, May 13/14, 2023 - HYBRID

The 2023 New Horizons GIST conference was held in conjunction with the SPAGN Annual Conference from May 13-15, 2023 as a hybrid meeting in Dublin, Ireland. Read our report and watch the recordings here!

New Horizons GIST 2021

Again, the 2021 New Horizons GIST conference was held virtually, organized by the Life Raft Group, USA. Learn more here.


New Horizons GIST 2020

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 New Horizons GIST conference was held as a virtual conference in September 2020 (see a report about the meeting as well as all available resources including presentations and recordings here).

In an extra 2 hours online meeting on May 7, 2021 we focused on "Mutational Analysis in GIST as a guide for the right therapy" as a special topic. Read more here.


Previous New Horizons GIST conferences

NEW HORIZONS GIST 2019 was held in Wayne, New Jersey, USA

NEW HORIZONS GIST 2018 was held in Vienna, Austria, in September 2018

NEW HORIZONS GIST 2017 was held in Wayne, New Jersey, USA from October 1-3, 2017.

NEW HORIZONS GIST 2016 was held in Sitges/Barcelona, Spain from May 18-21, 2016.