Annual ESPR Congress and ECPR courses

Our Mission: To provide, in partnership with others, a successful annual meeting and a concurrent post graduate meeting on behalf of the Society and which is in line with the ESPR strategy.

Are you interested to organise a future ESPR congress in your country?
Download here the bidding guidelines and send your application to office@espr.org

Furthermore, the ESPR founds one ECPR course each year, dedicated to one specific theme (Thorax, Abdomen, Musculoskeletal, Emergencies)

Previous ESPR Annual Meetings

2019 – Kirsi Lauerma, Helsinki, Finnland
2018 – Franz Wolfgang Hirsch, Berlin, Germany
2017 – Jacques Schneider, Davos, Switzerland
2016 – Karen Rosendahl (ESPR) and James Donaldson (SPR), Chicago, United States
2015 – Michael Riccabona and Erich Sorantin, Graz, Austria
2014 – Rutger J. Nievelstein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 – Éva Kis, Budapest, Hungary
2012 – Maria Argyropoulou, Athens, Greece
2011 – Catherine Owens (ESPR) and Dorothy Bulas (SPR), London, United Kingdom
2010 – Jean-François Chateil, Bordeaux, France
2009 – Mithat Haliloglu, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 – Stephen Chapman, Edinburgh, UK
2007 – Goya Enriquez, Barcelona, Spain
2006 – Richard Fotter (ESPR) and George Taylor (SPR), Montreal, Canada
2005 – Veronica Donoghue, Dublin, Ireland
2004 – Jochen Troeger, Heidelberg, Germany
2003 – Paolo Tomà, Genoa, Italy
2002 – Tore Nordhus, Bergen, Norway
2001 – Francis Brunelle (ESPR) and Janet Strife (SPR), Paris, France
2000 – Jose Fonseca Santos, Lisbon, Portugal
1999 – Jacob Bar-Ziv and Gabriel Kalifa, Jerusalem, Israel
1998 – Basilos Theodoropoulos, Rhodes, Greece
1997 – Ulrich Willi, Lugano, Switzerland
1996 – Paul Thomas (ESPR) and Kenneth Fellows (SPR) , Boston, USA
1995 – Peter Kramer, Utrecht, Netherlands
1994 – Fred Avni, Brussels, Belgium
1993 – Donald Shaw, London, United Kingdom
1992 – Bela Lombay, Budapest, Hungary
1991 – Hans Ringertz (ESPR) and Donald Kirks (SPR), Stockholm, Sweden
1990 – Helmut Fendel, Munich, Germany
1989 – Noel Blake, Dublin, Ireland
1988 – Daniel Nussle, Montreux, Switzerland
1987 – Denis Lallemand (ESPR) and Derek Harwood-Nash (SPR), Toronto, Canada
1986 – Javier Lucaya, Barcelona, Spain
1985 – Elizabeth Sweet, Glasgow, Scotland
1984 – Gianfranco Vichi, Florence, Italy
1983 – Clement Fauré, Paris, France
1982 – Antonin Rubin, Prague, Czechoslovakia
1981 – Gunnar Stake, Oslo, Norway
1980 – The Dutch Group of Paediatric Radiologists, The Hague, Netherlands
1979 – Klaus Dieter Ebel, Koln, Germany
1977 – Andreas Geidion, Lucerne, Switzerland
1976 – Ole Eklof, Stockholm, Sweden
1975 – Klaus Knapp, Madrid, Spain
1974 – Per-Erik Heikel, Helsinki, Finland
1973 – Roy Astley, Birmingham, UK
1972 – Jacques Sauvegrain, Paris, France
1971 – Gregers Rhomsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1970 – Guido Lannacone, Rome, Italy
1969 – Ksawery Rowinsky, Warsaw, Poland
1968 – Arnold Lassrich, Hamburg, Germany
1967 – Herbert Kaufmann, Basel, Switzerland
1966 – John Sutcliffe, London, England
1965 – Ulf Rudhe, Stockholm, Sweden
1964 – Jacques Lefèbvre, Paris, France

Previous ECPR courses

2018 – Paediatric Imaging – Chest (including Cardiovascular)
E. Twomey, A. Paterson, A. Secinaro
Dublin/IE

2017 – Paediatric Musculoskeletal imaging
S. ter Horst, R.J. Nievelstein
Utrecht/NL

2016 – Pediatric Abdominal Imaging
de Lange C. & Ording Müller L.S.
Oslo, Norway

2016 – ECPNR 8th European Course on Pediatric Neuroradiology
Argyropoulou M. I., Girard N., Sundgren P. M., Rossi A.
Marseille, France

2015 – CNS
Rossi A., Girard N. & Argyropoulou M.
Ioannina, Greece

2014 – Musculoskeletal
D. C. Hughes
Sheffield, United Kingdom

2013 – Thorax
Lequin M.H.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2013 – CNS
Rossi A., Girard N. & Argyropoulou M.
Genoa, Italy

2012 – Abdomen
Mentzel HJ.
Jena, Germany

2011 – Musculoskeletal
Barber I.
Barcelona, Spain

2011 – CNS
Girard N. , Argyropoulou M. & Rossi A.
Marseille, France

2010 – Thorax
Fonda C.
Firenze, Italy

2009 – Abdomen
van Rijn R. , Smets A. & Deurloo E.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008 – CNS
Chong K.
London, United Kingdom

2007 – Musculoskeletal
Schumacher R.
Mainz, Germany

2006 – Emergencies
Dacher J.-N.
Rouen, France

2005 – Thorax
Spehl M. & Christophe C.
Brussels, Belgium

2004 – Abdomen
Berrocal T.
Madrid, Spain

2003 – CNS
Martin-Fiori E. & Huisman T.
Zurich, Switzerland

2002 – Musculoskeletal
Lombay B.
Budapest, Hungary

2001 – Thorax
Laurin S.
Lund, Sweden

2000 – Abdomen
Fotter F.
Graz, Austria

1999 – CNS
Tortori-Donati P.
Genoa, Italy

1998 – Musculoskeletal
Adamsbaum C. & Sebag G.
Montpellier, France

1997 – Thorax
Carty H.
Liverpool, United Kingdom

1996 – Abdomen
Benz-Bohm G.
Köln, Germany

1995 – CNS
Raybaud C.
Marseille, France

1994 – Thorax
Enriquez G.
Barcelona, Spain

1993 – Musculoskeletal
Toma P.
Genoa, Italy

1992 – Abdomen
F. Brunelle
Biarritz, France
Research Committee
General information

ESPR - Jacques Lefèbvre Lectures

2019 – M. Kortesniemi, Finnland: From image quality to care outcome
2018 – J. Frahm, Germany: Real‐time MRI
2017 – Ch. Zollikofer, Switzerland: Hominid Evo-Devo: Reconstructing the evolution of human development
2016 – S. Fraser, USA: Multimodal Imaging of the Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Events Underlying Embryonic Development
2015 – B.D. Coley, USA: What US can do – from dolphins and bats to modern imaging
2014 – R. van Langh, Netherlands: The use of radiographic techniques in the study of art objects
2013 – I. Seri, USA: Vital organ assignment in the very preterm neonate: Differences in fore- and hindbrain blood flow regulation by simultaneous use of MRI and NIRS
2012 – N. Gourtsoyiannis, Greece: Strives for International Radiology Education: The European Experience
2011 – S.S. Ghambir, USA: Molecular imaging
2010 – L. Garel, Canada: Antenatal imaging: what is the real impact?
2009 – E. Ozbay, Turkey: Current Status and Applications of Nanotechnology: Radiology
2008 – D. Donnai, United Kingdom: Understanding dysmorphology

ESPR - JESPeR Lectures

2019 – M. Seed, Canada: Fetal Cardiac MRI
2018 – H. K. Hahn, Germany: What is ‘Radiomics’ and What is it good for?
2017 – Ch. Kellenberger, Switzerland: Common artefacts in paediatric MRI – How to recognise, avoid or take advantage of them
2015 – R. Fotter, Austria: The paediatric radiologist of the future – doctor or photographer?
2014 – R. R. van Rijn, Netherlands: Imaging child abuse – an update and lessons from an expert
2013 – A. Rossi, Italy: Pediatric multiple sclerosis, ADEM, and other demyelinating diseases: where do we stand?
2012 – S. Andronikou, South Africa: Tuberculosis from A to Ω
2011 – A. Daneman, Canada: Unique radiographic and sonographic features of the neonatal abdomen
2010 – S. Ryan, Ireland: Paediatric radiology on call—small patients not big problems
2009 – A. Watt, United Kingdom: MRI of the abdomen
2008 – S. Robben, Netherlands : Everything you always wanted to know about ultrasonography, but were afraid to ask
2007 – F. Avni, Belgium: Why do we need a strong leadership in paediatric radiology?
2006 – D. Jaramillo, USA: Pediatric MSK MR: How I do It
2005 – S. Chapman, United Kingdom: How to.. Write a scientific paper and get it accepted
2004 – M. Hiorns, United Kingdom: How do I do it in fluoroscopy?

UPCOMING RELEVANT MEETINGS

201916oct(oct 16)00:0018(oct 18)00:00ECPR 2019 - Paediatric AbdomenUtrecht / Netherlands Event Organized By: European Society of Paediatric Radiology

201923oct(oct 23)09:002619:0051th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric OncologyLyon/France

201909nov(nov 9)09:0010(nov 10)16:30ESPR Post Mortem Imaging WorkshopLeuven/Belgium Event Organized By: Michael Aertsen & Owen Arthurs

202025jan(jan 25)00:0029(jan 29)00:0010TH EUROPEAN COURSE IN PEDIATRIC NEURORADIOLOGYRome/Italy

202005feb(feb 5)08:0009(feb 9)12:30RSSA SASPI 2020Paediatric Imaging CongressSandton/South Africa

202001junAll Day0556th Annual Meeting & 42nd Post Graduate CourseOrganizer: Philippe PetitMarseille/France Event Organized By: Philippe Petit

202115junAll Day21Joint meeting between SPR and ESPROrganizer: Andrea RossiRome/Italy Event Organized By: Andrea Rossi