EMEUNET at the EULAR Congress

EMEUNET will be involved in a range of exciting activities at the 2023 EULAR European Congress of Rheumatology. Explore them here:



EMEUNET Research Speed ​​Dating

  • The EMEUNET Research Speed-Dating event is an organized networking activity based on the speed dating format, in which young rheumatologists and researchers interact in a series of short one-on-one conversations to determine if there is mutual interest for research collaborations.
  • This event is planned to take place on Thursday, 1 June 2023 in between sessions at the EULAR European Congress of Rheumatology 2023. Depending on the amount of applicants, additional sessions can be added.
  • For more information, visit this page: EMEUNET Research Collab
  • To apply for the EMEUENT Research Speed-Networking event, fill out this online form.


EMEUNET Networking at the EULAR Family Dinner

  • The EULAR Family Dinner is an annual event held during the EULAR Congress. The EMEUNET Networking event will take place as part of the Family Dinner, where members of our community can get together to dine, network, and celebrate the work of EMEUNET and its members.
  • This event will take place on Thursday, 1 June 2023 from 19:00 to 23:59 CEST
  • The venue will be announced by email to registered participants, along with their seat allocation.
  • Limited spots available. Register your interest here on this online form .


EMEUNET mentor-mentee meetings

  • The EMEUNET Mentor-Mentee meetings are a wonderful opportunity to discuss research topics and career plans in an informal atmosphere with an expert in the field of clinical or basic research in rheumatology. The activity takes place as a face-to-face on-site meeting at the Congress venue.
  • This event will take place on Thursday, 1 June 2023, 9:00 to 10:00 CEST
  • For more information, visit this page: EMEUNET Mentor-Mentee Meeting .
  • Limited spots available. Register your interest here on this online form .


EMEUNET Reporters for EULAR TV

  • EULAR is now casting for two (2) Reporters for its next EULAR News production taking place onsite at the EULAR 2023 European Congress of Rheumatology, 31 May – 3 June 2023 in Milan, Italy.
  • The reporter application deadline is 10 April 2023.
  • For more information please visit   EMEUNET Reporters for EULAR TV .
  • You can apply to be an EMEUNET Reporter with this Online Form .


Mentoring for first-time EULAR Congress attendees

  • Will 2023 be your first EULAR Congress? You can benefit from the expertise and experience of an EMEUNET Ambassador who can mentor you in navigating at a large conference.
  • We can match your areas of interest to our EMEUNET Ambassadors' interests. Each Ambassador will have around 5-6 mentees
  • If you are interested, apply with this Online Form .


EMEUNET Top 10 Abstracts

  • EMEUNET members have the opportunity to submit their accepted abstracts to EMEUNET for selection in the EMEUNET Top 10 Abstracts of the EULAR Congress.
  • Selected abstracts will be shared on our website and via social media to encourage other members to visit these selected posters or oral presentations.
  • The call for submission opens once EULAR abstract acceptance has been announced.
  • The EMEUNET Top 10 abstracts will be advertised prior to the EULAR Congress, as well as throughout.
  • Check out the past Top 10 Abstracts here .


“EMEUNET presents” sessions

Every year EMEUNET subcommittee members can propose sessions for the EULAR conference. This year EMEUNET presents sessions are:

  • “How to make the most out of your congress experience!”
    • Learn how to write the perfect congress abstract, review congress abstracts, how to best prepare for the conference and give the perfect presentation of data in oral and poster presentation, also how to optimally share the congress highlights.
    • Wednesday 31 May 2023, 14:15 - 15:30 CEST, Amber 3+4
    • Read more!


  • “How to succeed in academia? Tips and Pitfalls”
    • In this session experienced speakers will discuss the most critical steps in starting an academic career in rheumatology.
    • Thursday 1 June 2023, 13:30 - 14:45 CEST, Amber 3+4
    • Read more!


  • "How to engage best within a EULAR Task Force or Working Group?"
    • Do you want to know how a EULAR Task Force is organized? What are the challenges when participating in one?
    • Thursday 1 June 2023, 15:45 - 17:00 CEST, Amber 3+4 
    • Read more!


  • “Careers in rheumatology: different pathways to success”
    • ​​​​​​​During this session, you'll gain insights on various paths to success from a distinguished panel consisting of a EULAR president, a founder of a company, and an academician who currently works in the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Friday 2 June 2023, 15:45 - 17:00 CEST, Amber 3+4 
    • Read more!


  • "Observational studies: when are they better than RCTs?”
    • Learn how observational evidence contributes to science and practice in rheumatology, the advantages and disadvantages of observational data and how observational data contribute to rheumatology, and what you shoudl take into account when using observational data.
    • Saturday 3 June 2023, 09:00 - 10:15 CEST, Amber 3+4
    • Read more!


  • "The EMEUNET rheumatology quiz"
    • ​​​​​​​Do you think you can beat your colleague, fellow or supervisor? Through an interactive format with a quiz, compete with other participants and learn about rheumatic and musculoskeletal topics, from pathophysiology to imaging and win exciting prizes!
    • Saturday 3 June 2023, 12:00 - 13:15 CEST, Space 1
    • Read more!



EMEUNET Country Liaison Meeting

  • Annually, we organize the Country Liaison meeting at the EULAR Annual Congress, which serves as a dedicated forum for our esteemed Country Liaisons. During this gathering, we delve into new initiatives, address any difficulties that our liaisons may have encountered in their activities, and provide an occasion to network with their peers.
  • Event to be held on Thursday, 1 June 2023, from 17:00 to 19:00 .
  • Location: To be confirmed
  • Responsible: Xabier Michelena, Country Liaison SC Chair
  • See here the EMEUNET Country Liaisons .


Keep an eye out for our two special Congress-focused editions of the EMEUNET Newsletter

  • EMEUNET-EULAR Do Not Miss Newsletter
    • The EULAR Do Not Miss newsletter issue provides information about a selection of abstracts with relevant dates and times of presentation to help the reader decide which sessions to attend. Additionally, this issue also includes details about EMEUNET events organized during the Congress.
  • EMEUNET-EULAR Highlights Newsletter
    • The EULAR Highlights issue is related to providing a selection of oral presentations and posters from various clinical and research areas of the EULAR congress. The selection is subjective, as it is chosen by EMEUNET Members, but it provides a comprehensive overview of the hot topics discussed in each area. Additionally, the statement mentions details of events organized by EMEUNET, including the Networking event, Mentor-Mentee meetings, and Top 10 abstracts selection.

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