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WCO-IOF-ESCEO Florence 2017 - FINISHED

WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES

We would like, on behalf of the Organizing Committee of the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (WCO-IOF-ESCEO Florence 2017), to thank you very much for your tremendous participation to the Congress.

We are very proud to inform you that the 17th edition of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress was a huge success!

  • 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.

We thank you once again for your much appreciated and active participation during the Congress.

The future edition of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress will be held in 2018 in Krakow (Poland). We are eagerly looking forward to counting you among our privileged participants for this future edition.

Kindest personal regards,

Jean-Yves Reginster John A. Kanis
President ESCEO President IOF


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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.

You will also receive the Abstract Book on a USB card during the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress that will be held at the Fortezza da Basso, in Florence, Italy on March 23-26, 2017.

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

Past Edition: 2016 - Malaga

WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES

Watch some live moments from the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress 2016 in Malaga in the IOF video!

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

After a huge success for the 16th edition of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress:

  • 3817 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 1259 submitted abstracts of the highest quality.
  • 598 Awards were distributed during the congress.

Accreditations

EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION

The WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017 Florence Congress was granted 15 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

AMERICAN ACCREDITATION

EACCME credits can be converted to AMA credits for American delegates.

BELGIAN ACCREDITATION

The WCO-IOF-ESCEO Florence 2017 Congress was also granted: 3,5 Belgian CME credits (INAMI/RIZIV) under the numbers 16022048 (CP 0,5), 16022051 (CP 0,5), 16022197 (CP 1), 16022219 (CP 0,5), 16022222 (CP 1) in category 6 “Ethics & Economy” and 12 Belgian CME credits under the number 16025326 in category 4 “International meeting”

ITALIAN ACCREDITATION

Still in process.