Scientific press info

  • 15.10.2019New strategies in family planning and reproductive health:


    Up to 50% of all pregnancies in Europe are unplanned. At the same time, the number of people turning to natural methods of contraception is increasing. Whether it is due to increased age, cancer or parents’ transgender status – many prospective parents need help conceiving and now one in every 10 embryos in Austria is created in a test tube. From 16-19 October the European Society of Gynaecology (ESG) will convene at the Austria Center Vienna to discuss new family planning strategies and women’s health issues, including from a holistic perspective.
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  • Wien, 23.09.2019Colorectal disease – still a taboo 


    Up to 5% of the population and more than half of care home residents suffer from faecal incontinence and other colorectal conditions, leading to a significant drop in their quality of life as a result. The Annual Meeting of the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) at the Austria Center Vienna from 25-27 September aims to address the taboos surrounding these common complaints and give an insight into new surgical procedures and the latest cancer and stem cell research findings. read more

  • Wien, 17.09.2019Variety and variation in sex development – support individuality

    Pädiatrische Endokrinologie

    Sometimes it is not possible to determine at birth whether the child is a boy or girl. But a rethink by medical science in recent years means that irreversible surgery can now be avoided as far as possible. Variation in sex development and rare childhood hormone disorders will be the focus of discussions at the annual conference of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) at the Austria Center Vienna from 19-21 September. read more

  • Wien, 03.09.2019Modern root canal treatments – getting to the root of the problem

    Arzt mit Dentalmikroskop

    Every year more than one million teeth are extracted in Austria. But removal isn’t always necessary. From 11-14 September the Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE) at the Austria Center Vienna will be looking at the best ways for patients to keep their teeth. read more

  • Wien, 13.08.2019Tomorrow’s medical specialists: 

    AMEE Kongress - Medizinstudium

    What are the most effective models for training our doctors, and how can we ensure that members of the profession undertake lifelong learning? Taking place from 24-28 August, the Association for Medical Education Europe (AMEE) Conference aims to find answers to these questions. The event will focus on quality assurance and finding ways to improve medical training.
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  • 04.04.201914,000 geoscientists will get together in Vienna to discuss various questions, including: where will our energy come from in future? 

    EGU 2019 Austria Center Vienna

    Concerns over climate change and the future of our planet have to be considered against the backdrop of increasing global demand for energy. International researchers will discuss climate protection and the energy transformation, in addition to a host of other subjects at the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) held at the Austria Center Vienna from 7-12 April.  read more

  • 18.03.2019Breast cancer conference in Vienna:
    long-term study confirms success of intraoperative radio therapy 

    Austria Center Vienna, IBCC 2019

    Breast cancer is still the most common form of cancer among women in the western world. Statistically, one in eight women in Austria will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their life. A range of studies will be presented at the International Breast Cancer Conference at the Austria Center Vienna, including one that looked at 10-year data showing that cancer returns in only one percent of cases when a special type of radio therapy is administered.    read more

  • Wien, 25.02.2019Radiology congress with more than 25,000 participants in Vienna:
    is artificial intelligence poised to replace doctors?

    ECR 2019, Austria Center Vienna

    Artificial intelligence plays a part in many aspects of our lives and is increasingly playing a supporting role in the world of medicine. The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) – one the world’s largest medical conferences – is devoting an entire section to the field of artificial intelligence. The event takes place at the Austria Center Vienna for the 25th time this year, from 27 February to 3 March. read more

  • 31.01.2019International pharmacology congress in Vienna

    Medizinprodukte, DIA 2019, Austria Center Vienna

    Brexit is fast becoming reality: the United Kingdom is set to leave the EU in eight weeks. Although its departure was settled in a referendum held in June 2016, there are still a number of procedural uncertainties regarding medicines and healthcare products that need to be addressed before the deadline on 29 March. As a result, this will doubtless be one of the topics under discussion at the DIA EMEA 2019 (Drug Information Association Europe, Middle East, Africa) congress from 5-7 February, when many of the key figures from the international healthcare products and pharmaceuticals industries meet at the Austria Center Vienna.  
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