Programme & Abstracts

The ECTS programme will include:

  • Invited speaker lectures featuring some of the world’s leading experts in the field
  • Meet the Professor sessions
  • Dedicated New Investigator sessions organised by the ECTS Academy
  • Joint ECTS-ASBMR debate and lecture
  • East meets West session
  • A high proportion of submitted abstracts selected for the oral programme
  • Well-attended poster sessions with dedicated poster viewing time
  • A busy poster and exhibition area with lunch included in the delegate fee
  • Company-supported satellite symposia highlighting some of the latest developments in therapy and research

Further details on the scientific programme will be available soon.

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 29 January 2018
Deadline for early reduced registration fees 25 March 2018


  • Stem Cells and Niche
  • Matrix and Ossification
  • Epignetics
  • Signalling
  • Extracellular Vesicules
  • Mechanobiology
  • Mammilian and Fish Models
  • Metascience and Reproducibility
  • Large Biobanks
  • From Omics to Therapy
  • Imaging
  • Bone Metabolism
  • Cancer and Bone
  • Rare Bone Diseases
  • Inflammaton and Immunology
  • Microbiome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Vertebral Fractures
  • Atypical Fractures Inflammation & Immunology
  • Weight Loss and Bone
  • Bone and Heart Diseases
  • Bone Turnover Biomarkers