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 12 February 2018
Deadline for early reduced registration fees 31 March 2018


  • Fish as model for skeletal diseases
  • Science methodology:The reproducibility crisis
  • From Omics to Therapy
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Academia meets industry
  • Cancer and Bone
  • Rare Bone Diseases
  • Population-based screening for fracture risk (Joint Session with ASBMR)
  • Microbiome
  • Vertebral Fractures (Joint Session with ASBMR)
  • Weight Loss and Bone
  • Fracture Liaison Services
  • Anabolic & sequestial therapies