Public Release:  World's largest event for bone, muscle, and joint research and practice to be held in Spain

IOF-ESCEO World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases to draw thousands of global experts and delegates to Seville; latest clinical research to be presented in more than 750 abstracts

International Osteoporosis Foundation

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) will stage the world's largest international congress devoted to musculoskeletal research and clinical practice in Seville Spain, from April 2-5, 2014.

Key facts about the IOF-ESCEO World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases:

  • More than 5000 delegates from 100 countries and over 750 scientific abstract submissions expected
  • Leading international faculty will address a wide range of clinically relevant subjects with a focus on 'hot topics' in the field
  • The high quality scientific programme will include eight plenary sessions, 13 Meet-The-Expert sessions, six special ESCEO topical sessions, an educational lecture, oral and poster presentations
  • Five satellite symposia scheduled, with a large exhibition displaying the latest products and services
  • CME accreditation expected (application in process)

View the Preliminary Programme at http://www.wco-iof-esceo.org/wednesday2

Submit your abstract and showcase your research to a broad international audience:

Meeting abstracts will be published in a supplement issue of 'Osteoporosis International', one of the fields most cited scientific journals. Start planning your abstract and submit online from October 1. Top abstracts will be selected for oral presentation.

Register and book your accommodation early:

Take advantage of low registration rates before December 9, 2013. Discounted registration rates are offered to IOF members (register here to become an IOF member) and students.

Register here: http://congress2014.pacificworld.com/index.html

Key dates

  • Early registration: December 9, 2013
  • Pre-registration: March 17, 2014
  • Abstract submission opens: October 1, 2013
  • Abstract deadline: January 16, 2014

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For complete information visit http://www.wco-iof-esceo.org

About IOF

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is the world's largest nongovernmental organization devoted to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and related diseases of bone, muscles and joints. IOF members, including committees of scientific researchers, patient, medical and research societies, and industry representatives from around the globe, share a common vision of a world without musculoskeletal diseases and fragility fractures. IOF now represents more than 200 societies in all regions of the world. http://www.iofbonehealth.org / http://www.facebook.com/iofbonehealth / twitter.com/iofbonehealth

About ESCEO

The European Society for Clinical & Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to a close interaction between clinical scientists dealing with rheumatic disorders, pharmaceutical industry developing new compounds in this field, regulators responsible for the registration of such drugs and health policy makers, to integrate the management of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis within the comprehensive perspective of health resources utilization. The objective of ESCEO is to provide practitioners with the latest clinical and economic information, allowing them to organize their daily practice, in an evidence-based medicine perspective, with a cost-conscious perception. http://www.esceo.org

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