Bone experts, clinicians and osteoporosis patient societies to convene in Valencia, Spain

November 10, 2010

March 2011 will see the largest gathering of bone health experts, researchers, clinicians and osteoporosis patient societies in Europe. The scientific meetings, organized by Bone and Joint Congresses, are hosted by the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis.


European Congress on Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ECCEO11-IOF)
March 23-26, 2011
Palacio de Congresos, ValenciaIOF-ESCEO Pre-Clinical Symposium
March 22-23, 2011
Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace, Valencia

This new forum for translational and basic bone research features an outstanding programme led by symposium chair Gerard Karsenty. It will be an excellent opportunity for scientists to showcase their latest research and enjoy seven hours of oral presentations, eight cutting edge lectures and four 'Meet the Faculty' sessions on 'how-to' topics of interest to young researchers.Abstracts: Abstracts will be published in a supplement issue of 'Osteoporosis International'.

Abstract deadline for both meetings: January 14, 2011
Early bird registration rates: until December 10, 2010

Prior to the scientific meetings IOF will host the largest worldwide gathering of osteoporosis patient societies in the world. Some 150 representatives will attend the biannual IOF Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies, enjoying three days of informative lectures, valuable interaction and practical workshops.

International Osteoporosis Foundation

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