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WCO-IOF-ESCEO Kraków 2018

WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES

The World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases will take place from April 19 to April 22, 2018 in the beautiful city of Krakow, Poland.

The members of the Committee of Scientific Advisors of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) are developing a very exciting Congress’ scientific programme that will bring together the world’s best in the field of musculoskeletal health and disease.

We really hope to welcome you in Krakow, Poland and that this Congress will move the field one step forward on all fronts; from new understanding of bone metabolism and pathology, to new strategies and options in prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

The city of Krakow offers a most convenient and pleasant setting for international congresses. We hope that you will also take the opportunity to explore its many attractions !

Congress organized by

SINKLAR CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT B.V.
Hogehilweg 7 K
1101CA Amsterdam Zuidoost
Netherlands

Application form to hold one-hour non-sponsored symposia

APPLICATIONS TO HOLD A ONE-HOUR NON-SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM.

ESCEO and IOF welcome applications to organize one-hour non-sponsored symposia at the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2018. Any member may apply for endorsement, using this link.

Applications are considered by a panel chaired by the Scientific Chairs of the Congress, and endorsement is granted according to the likely topicality and quality of the symposium.

Funding for the symposium is the responsibility of the organizer, but ESCEO-IOF will endorse the venue (room rental) and the speakers' registration costs for the meeting.

Please note that :

  • an abstract must be submitted together with your application
  • an abstract must be submitted for each speaker's lecture of the non-sponsored symposium

These abstracts must be submitted via the official abstract submission website (PDF to be sent) or by email to abstracts@wco-iof-esceo.org.

We have to inform you that failure to strictly comply to these regulations will automatically result in the cancellation of the acceptance of your application.

Form should be submitted by October 31, 2017.

Abstract Book


The congress chairmen are honoured to announce that 1.436 abstracts were submitted for this 2017 edition of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO! This extraordinary number of abstracts is the largest ever recorded since the beginning of the Congress.

We invite you to discover the abstracts selected for the WCO-IOF-ESCEO before the beginning of the congress by accessing the Abstract Book under this link.

The Abstract Book will be published as a supplement in the Volume 28 Supplement 1 of Osteoporosis International.

Past Edition: 2017 - Florence

WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES

Watch some live moments from the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress 2017 in Florence in the IOF video!

Click here to discover the pictures from last year's congress

The 17th edition of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress beat all records!

  • 4082 delegates took part in the largest event in the field of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, frailty and sarcopenia.
  • The Scientific Advisory Committee, co-chaired by Professor René Rizzoli and Professor Cyrus Cooper, had an extremely difficult task, to select oral presentations, among 1436 submitted abstracts of the highest quality.
  • 601 Awards were distributed during the congress.

Accreditations

EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION

In process.

AMERICAN ACCREDITATION

In process.

BELGIAN ACCREDITATION

In process.