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BRS Events

BRS BRS Clinical training course: Osteoporosis and Other Metabolic Bone Diseases

6-8 April 2020, Merton College, Oxford, UK

Registration is now open. To book a place please click on "read more"

This three-day residential training course aims to provide trainees in medical specialties such as rheumatology, endocrinology, care of the elderly, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, respiratory medicine and clinical chemistry with the knowledge and understanding to manage patients with osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. The course is intended to focus on practical issues relating to patient management and is strongly recommended for any trainee who foresees that patients with these disorders will form a significant part of their workload in future. A stimulating interactive format will be employed combining lectures, panel discussions, debates and workshops. Specialist nurses in osteoporosis and falls will also find this course valuable, as well as newly qualified consultants or others wishing to update their knowledge in this field.


BRS Bone Research Society Annual Meeting

6-8 July 2020, Manchester Metropolitan University

We have great pleasure in inviting you to join us at the Annual Meeting of the Bone Research Society which takes place in Manchester, UK from 6 - 8 July 2020.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 14 February 2020

We have great pleasure in inviting you to join us at the Annual Meeting of the Bone Research Society which takes place in Manchester, UK from 6 - 8 July 2020.
Manchester is the location, a familiar city for the Bone Research Society and we will be at the Manchester Metropolitan University for another meeting with a friendly atmosphere and productive networking opportunities as well as a programme containing cutting edge science.
BRS meetings are renowned for their friendly atmosphere and networking opportunities, as well as their high quality and exciting science.


Other Events

SfE National Clinical Cases

12 March 2020, Royal Society of Medicine, London

National Clinical Cases 2020 is taking place Thursday 12th March 2020 at the Royal Society of Medicine, London. In association with The Royal Society of Medicine, the meeting showcases ten oral communications selected from high-scoring submitted cases and provides an ideal forum for trainees to present clinical cases to peers and established endocrinologists.


British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting

1-3 April 2020, Manchester University

The BGS is delighted to announce our Spring Meeting 2020 in Manchester. The conference will take place over three days in early April. Our Spring Meeting 2020 will consist of presentations from outstanding healthcare professionals from across our network to illustrate the latest practice in healthcare of older people. The conference will focus on three main components including the latest research and evidence, updates and best practice in clinical care, and improvements to service delivery. The programme for the Spring Meeting will demonstrate a wide array of subjects, ranging from Dementia and Related Disorders to End of Life Care. Further information on the event can be found here. For those who are not able to attend the conference in person, we are arranging a livestream of the event via our website.


World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases

4-7 April 2020, Barcelona, Spain

Abstract deadline: 27 January 2020


SfE Clinical Update 2020

20-22 April 2020, Birmingham

The Society for Endocrinology’s Clinical Update training programme provides essential training for trainees and recently appointed consultants in endocrinology and diabetes.


European Calcified Tissue Society

16-19 May 2020, Marseille, France

Abstract deadline: 13 January 2020


Cancer and Bone - Who to Treat, When and With What?

5 June 2020, Weston Park Hospital Lecture Theatre, Whitham Road, Sheffield S10 2SJ

Join us in Sheffield for this FREE educational event covering the latest developments in bone and cancer – from biology, monitoring of treatment effects, adjuvant use and patient selection to new therapeutic approaches.
Register by emailing

ICCBH Bone School

29 June - 1 July 2020, St Virgil Conference Centre, Salzburg, Austria

A 3-day immersive international course giving the opportunity to learn about and discuss mechanisms, clinical diagnosis and treatment of paediatric bone disorders.


Gut-Bone Axis Meeting 2020

2-3 July 2020, Norwich Medical School and Quadram Institute, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

Abstract Submission Deadline:: 9 April 2020

A two day scientific symposium bringing together researchers from the immunology, bone and gut fields with internationally renowned key note speakers, orals selected from abstract submissions and poster presentations.

Invited speakers include Roberto Pacifici (USA), Laura McCabe (USA), Duncan Bassett (UK), Klara Sjögren (Sweden), Mario Zaiss (Germany) and Patrizia D’Amelio (Italy).

The meeting is being held on the Norwich Research Park which boasts a number of different disciplines from plant science and bioinformatics to microbiome, musculoskeletal research, Norfolk and Norwich University hospital to clinical trials and epidemiology.

Just 2 hours from London in the beautiful Norfolk countryside, Norwich is a medieval walled city packed with history, cute laneways and great food. Norwich was England’s second biggest city for more than 700 years and the first place in the UK to use postcodes!

Come and join us for world-class scientific and clinical presentations, meet the experts in the field and enjoy an open top bus tour social networking event in Norwich city centre on the evening of the 2nd July.

Early career researcher prizes and student bursaries will be available.

Accommodation: Accommodation will be available in the UEA main campus which is a 10 – 15 minute walk through the beautiful research park grounds to the conference venue.

Deadlines: Abstract Submission Deadline: 9th April 2020
Registration Deadline: 1st June 2020


14th International Conference on Osteogenesis Imperfecta

5-8 September 2020, Sheffield, UK

Abstract deadline: 1 May 2020

It is with great pleasure we invite you to participate in the 14th International Conference on Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI2020) in Sheffield, UK, from 5-8 September 2020.

The meeting will offer a high quality scientific programme of interest to both clinical and basic scientists. We’re expecting between 200 and 250 delegates from across the globe, including many key opinion leaders in the field.

The multidisciplinary nature of the conference provides an opportunity to talk to specialists from many different fields including geneticists, internists, endocrinologists, orthopaedic surgeons, dentists, radiologists, paediatricians, physiotherapists, nurses and others working with osteogenesis imperfecta.



11-14 September 2020, Seattle, USA


Osteoporosis Conference 2020

30 November - 2 December 2020, ACC, Liverpool

The UK’s leading conference and exhibition on osteoporosis and bone health

Academics submitting successful abstracts can apply for bursaries to attend this conference.
Osteoporosis Conference 2020 is the UK’s leading conference on osteoporosis and bone health, organised by the Royal Osteoporosis Society. The conference will see the launch of an Osteoporosis and Bone Research Academy Roadmap, to identify priority areas for finding a cure for osteoporosis. While the New Scientist Award, consisting of a £4,000 research grant, will celebrate the outstanding work of a new investigator researching osteoporosis and fragility fractures.
The conference will also see the launch of new guidelines on everything from Vertebral Fracture management pathways to children’s bone health. While world-leading experts will share their latest insights on supporting and treating those already living with osteoporosis.
Bone Research Society members who book to attend before 31 March 2020 can save 20% off the price of a full ticket, by using the code ROS-2020.


10th International Conference on Children's Bone Health

3-6 July 2021, University College, Dublin, Ireland

Abstract deadline: 15 February 2021

This Conference will bring together scientists and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines to gain a better understanding of the growing skeleton in health and disease. The scope ranges from basic molecular mechanisms to clinical aspects, from bone physiopathology to treatment. We invite anyone with an interest in bone metabolism and bone mass in children, adolescents and young adults to attend. The ICCBH conference takes place every two years. The 2019 meeting was attended by over 500 delegates from across the globe, making it truly multinational and multidisciplinary – a unique networking opportunity.



1-4 October 2021, Toronto, Canada


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University of Aberdeen
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Bone Research Society Annual Meeting
Bone Research Society Annual Meeting

6-8 July 2020, Manchester Metropolitan University
Abstract Submission Deadline: 14 February 2020