As the largest clinical and research Congress in the field, the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease is the ideal venue to showcase your research. 1513 abstracts were submitted for the 2018 edition of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO in Krakow ! This number of Abstracts is the largest ever recorded since the beginning of the Congress.

Abstracts will be published in Osteoporosis International. Top abstracts will be selected for oral presentation.


Submissions are now closed.

Opening for abstract submission: October 1, 2018

Deadline for abstract submission: January 28, 2019


Click here to access the guidelines


Detailed programme available soon.


Poster dimension = Format A0 - 841 mm (width) x 1189 mm (height)
Please note: vertical positioning only, NO “landscape” layout.
Please keep in mind that at least the presenting author should be duly registered to the meeting.


If you want to have your poster printed and delivered to the Palais des Congrès de Paris, click on the button below now!

We offer you the possibility to have your poster printed:
- Format A0 - 841 mm (width) x 1189 mm (height)
- In color
- On glazed paper
- Vertical positioning only, NO “landscape” layout.

Application deadline: March 22th, 2019

Price: 70€/poster


1. By submitting an abstract, you represent that you own or otherwise have rights to the written summaries of research or observations ("Abstract") provided by you to WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES, (hereafter "WCO-IOF-ESCEO") utilizing the submission site.

2. WCO-IOF-ESCEO acknowledges and agrees that as between WCO-IOF-ESCEO and you, you own all right, title and interest of any nature, throughout the world, in and to the Abstract, including any copyright registration or applications for copyright registrations relating thereto anywhere in the world.

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