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European Crystal Network Workshop 2024

7-8 March 2024

ICM Institute
Pitié Salpêtrière hospital
Paris - France

Dear colleagues

Since 15 years, ECN Workshop offers an unique opportunity for clinicians and researchers interested all crystal types, crystal-induced inflammation and crystal-induced diseases including gout, to present their latest results and discuss novel concepts.

This year, one of the main sessions will be "IL-1 in All Stages", Keynote lectures, led by renowned experts Luke O'NEIL, Mihai NETEA, Musa MHLANGA and Charles DINARELLO.

Why attend?

A Networking platform with professionals from around the world. Learn the latest practices, technologies, solutions, and regulations concerning your field of expertise.
Young researchers are very welcome! Take part and present your work, many networking time slots will be set up.

Looking forward to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the ECN Workshop together!

Frédéric LIOTÉ, Paris / Fernando PEREZ-RUIZ, Biskay

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European Crystal Network edition 2023

Organizing Commitee

  • Frédéric Lioté
  • Frédéric Lioté

    Paris, France

  • Perez-Ruiz Fernando
  • Perez-Ruiz Fernando

    Biskay, Spain

Scientific Commitee

  • Bertrand
  • Bertrand Jessica

    Münster, Germany

  • Crisan
  • Crisan Tania

    Cludj, Romania

  • Nasi
  • Nasi Sonia

    Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Choi
  • Choi Hyon K.

    Boston, USA

  • Doherty
  • Doherty Michael

    Nottingham, UK

  • Ea
  • Ea Hang-Korng

    Paris, France

  • Kempf
  • Kempf Hervé

    Nancy, France

  • Lioté
  • Lioté Frédéric

    Paris, France

  • Merriman
  • Merriman Tony

    Otago, New Zealand

  • Pascart
  • Pascart Tristan

    Lille, France

  • Perez-Ruiz
  • Perez-Ruiz Fernando

    Biskay, Spain

  • Terkeltaub
  • Terkeltaub Robert

    San Diego, USA

Emeritus members

  • Busso
  • Busso Nathalie

    Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Joosten
  • Joosten Leo

    Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  • So
  • So Alexander

    Lausanne, Switzerland

Venue (new location)

ICM Institute

Located in Pitié Salpêtrière hospital
50 Bd Vincent Auriol - 75013 Paris

Phone: +33 (0)1 57 27 40 00

Public transports

Main access
50 Bd Vincent Auriol > Métro line 6 : Chevaleret

Second access (secteur Pitié)
83 bd de l'Hôpital > Métro line 5 : Saint-Marcel


Registration workshop gives you:

> Access to the all scientific workshop sessions (7-8 March 2024) in person

> Coffee breaks (7-8 March 2024)

> Lunch breaks (7-8 March 2024)

> Unlimited access to video replay (you can find the speeches for which the speakers have given their consent to broadcast)


Poster guidelines

Poster size: 0.84 meter width x 1.20 meter height (A0 size), vertical/portrait format.

Font size: there is no recommendation from us. You are free to decide.

> The text should be no less than 8 mm (22 pt font) and preferably larger.
> The poster should be readable from a distance of 1.5 – 2 meters (4 – 6 feet)
> Use a constant font throughout the poster.
> Use a black and bold type to ensure legibility.

Images: Please ensure highest resolution possible
> QR codes are not permitted on posters.

Mounting material to hang your poster will be provided

Hanging of posters:
> Thursday, March 7 beginning at 08:45
> Friday, March 8 beginning at 08:45

Authors present at poster networking:
> Thursday, March 7, from 12:30 – 13:45
> Friday, March 8, from 12:30 – 13:30

Oral presentation

> After abstract selection

> 6 minutes in total for your presentation (+ 3 min discussion)

> Your presentation should be prepared in Powerpoint® file format.

Presentations can only be broadcast from the congress room Windows PC:
APPLE Macs owners : To ensure maximum compatibility with the broadcasting material and to guarantee the respect of the formatting of your documents, we invite you to save your Powerpoint documents with embeded fonts. How to

For organizational reasons, presenters should send us their files as soon as possible using the contact e-mail. USB sticks are accepted, but they must be functional and compatible with the Windows PC format.