European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society

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In these times of uncertainty, EPOS first priority is to ensure health, safety and well-being of the global paediatric orthopaedic community.
Referring to the upcoming EPOS Annual Meeting 2020 to be held at Alfandega Congress Centre in Porto 01-04 April 2020, we are aware that due to the impact of corona virus (COVID-19) many participants are facing travel restrictions imposed by local, regional or state authorities.

Therefore, and because of the unpredictability of the current situation, EPOS Executive Committee has decided to postpone the Annual meeting.

The new dates for our Annual Meeting are 8-11 July 2020. We would encourage you to regularly check EPOS website concerning updated informations.

Official Statement from EPOS | PDF document | 1 page | 275kb

The Scientific Committee of the 39th European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting invites you to submit an abstract within the topics listed below.

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Registrations for the 2020 Annual Meeting are now opened: Early registration fee available until January 27th, 2020

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Please carefully review the following guidelines prior to submitting an abstract:

Preparation of abstracts:

  1. Abstracts should be clear, concise, and written and presented in English. Abstracts will be published as submitted. Presenters are requested to carefully proofread their abstract.
  2. The abstract body must not exceed 300 words.
  3. Abstracts must include the following sections:
    1. Introduction and Objective.
    2. .Materials and Methods.
    3. Results.
    4. Conclusions.
  4. Do NOT include references, credits or grant support.


  • Use a short, specific title. The title should be entered in mixed cases.
  • Capitalize the first letter of trade names.
  • Use font size 12 and font style Times New Roman.
  • Author names.

Abstracts may be presented as oral, poster or e-poster.

Abstract topics

When uploading your abstract, please select one of the following topics:

  • Hip.
  • DDH.
  • Spine.
  • Knee.
  • Foot.
  • Neuromuscular.
  • Congenital, Syndromes, Skeletal dysplasias.
  • Trauma.
  • Upper extremity.
  • Infection.
  • Tumours.
  • Sports.
  • Miscellaneous.
  • Basic science

Please indicate the Level of Evidence in the drop down menu indication level I – V. The EPOS Reading Committee or the EPOS Scientific Committee may change the Level of Evidence if deemed necessary.

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