About ECTS 2018

The European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) is the major organisation in Europe for researchers and clinicians working in the musculoskeletal field.

ECTS acts as a forum for the dissemination of scientific excellence and education. ECTS represents more than 600 members, including basic researchers, clinicians, students and health allied professionals working in the musculoskeletal field. It has a network of over 30 national and international societies

For over 50 years, the ECTS congress has grown in reputation as the most significant European research event in the musculoskeletal field, of interest to both scientists and clinicians. Past congress details can be found here.

Key dates

Abstract submission and registration OPENS 1 October 2017

Application for travel grants and New Investigator awards OPENS 1 October 2017

Abstract submission and applications for travel grants CLOSES 12 February 2018

Deadline for early reduced registration fees CLOSES 31 March 2018

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

CME accreditation will be applied for through the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). EACCME credits are recognised by the American Medical Association (AMA).

Approximately 1000 delegates are expected to attend the ECTS congress in Valencia, and will represent a diverse range of specialities, including:

Clinical Researchers

Basic Scientists

Paediatricians

Endocrinologists

Rheumatologists

Nephrologists

Haematologists

Gastroenterologists

Neurologists

Oncologists

Orthopaedic Surgeons

Urologists

Nutritionists

Industry Representatives

Nurses

Physiotherapists

Radiologists