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BRS Events

BRS 5th BRS/BORS Joint Meeting

4-6 September 2019, Cardiff

The 5th Joint Meeting of the Bone Research Society and the British Orthopaedic Research Society will take place in Cardiff from 4th-6th September 2019.

Meeting co-chairs Dr Bronwen Evans (Cardiff) and Prof Richie Gill (Bath) are working with fellow members of the meeting committee to put together an exciting programme. Further details on abstract submission and scientific programme to follow in autumn.


Other Events

8th Annual Oxford Bone Infection Conference

21-22 March 2019, Oxford, United Kingdom

8th Annual Oxford Bone Infection Conference Oxford Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford

Abstract deadline 11th February: 11 February 2019

Topics to include:
Current best practice
Controversies in DAIR and techniques in reconstruction
Referrals and networks
Spotlight on amputation
Culture-free diagnostics
Local antibiotics and bacteriophage therapy
Cierny-Mader Lecture to communicate excellence and innovation



4-7 April 2019, Paris, France


British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting 2019

9-12 April 2019, Cardiff


Symposium on Muscle-Bone Interaction in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 2019

21 June 2019, Salzburg, Austria

The aim of this symposium is to focus on bone health in DMD including the updated standards of care (2018) and developing clinical research in the area. In particular, this symposium aims to disseminate discussions of the recent 236th European Neuromuscular Centre International Workshop (1st - 3rd June 2018) on developing osteoporosis clinical trials in DMD to a wider audience. The impact of new osteoporosis agents and emerging muscle investigative agents on bone development will be discussed.


9th International Conference on Children's Bone Health (ICCBH)

22-25 June 2019, Salzburg, Austria

Deadline for abstracts: 11 February 2019

ICCBH meetings provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of current basic and clinical science in the field of bone metabolism and bone mass in children, adolescents and young adults.


Bisphosphonates 2019: Celebrating 50 years

15-17 July 2019, Sheffield, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 11 February 2019

The year 2019 will mark 50 years since the first publications on the biological effects of the bisphosphonates. Since then more than 27,000 papers have appeared on PubMed! We invite you to join us in Sheffield as we celebrate this golden anniversary. The meeting will review developments over the past 50 years, discuss our current understanding and look at what the future may hold.


Fragility Fracture Network Global Congress 2019

28-30 August 2019, Oxford, UK

The annual meeting is an international congress addressing the full pathway of care for fragility fracture patients. The FFN Global Congress consists of invited talks from international experts, plenary discussions, interactive update sessions and free papers. The congress provides a unique platform to learn about new technical developments, state-of-the-art interventions and international research and to interact with leading clinicians, researchers and other professional health workers and stake holders. With the support of the FFN Regionalisation Committee, national Fragility Fracture Networks are being set-up across the world to enable high-quality multidisciplinary care for all patients with fragility fracture. Therefore, this year’s motto is “Best Care across the World


14th International Skeletal Dysplasia Society meeting

11-14 September 2019, Oslo, Norway

Abstract submission: 1 April 2019

It is with great pleasure we welcome you to the 14th meeting of the International Skeletal Dysplasia Society (ISDS). The meeting will be held in Oslo, capital of Norway, from the 11th to the 14th of September 2019. This is the first time the ISDS meeting will be held in Scandinavia. We will do our utmost to offer you a top scientific programme and an enjoyable stay.

Hope to see you all in Oslo.

Yours sincerely Else Merckoll and Cecilie F. Rustad


38th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society

12 September 2019 - 14 December 2018, Antwerp, Belgium

Abstract submission deadline: 12 April 2019

We are pleased to announce the 38th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society, which will take place in Antwerp, Belgium, 12-14 September 2019.

The main conference theme is: From basic science to clinical practice: the importance of translation science in the development of concepts on infection prevention and treatment

The topics for the conference:
· Prevention of Muscular Skeletal Infections
· Fracture-Related Infection: current concepts on diagnostics and treatment
· Diabetic foot infection: vascularisation and soft tissue management
· Optimizing PJI diagnosis strategy
· Strategies against Biofilm related infections
· Spinal infections

Important dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: 12 April 2019

Confirmation of Abstract Acceptance: 05 June 2019

Early Registration Deadline: Before 01 July 2019

Find more information on the conference website:


14th International Conference on Osteogenesis Imperfecta

5-8 September 2020, Sheffield, UK


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5th BRS/BORS Joint Meeting
5th BRS/BORS Joint Meeting

4-6 September 2019, Cardiff

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Rosemary Hollick
University of Aberdeen
Committee member