The 9th International Conference on Children’s Bone Health

The 9th International Conference on Children’s Bone Health will take place in Salzburg, Austria, from the 22nd to the 25th of June 2019.

Below, some useful information about it.

The first international conference on Quality of Life for Osteogenesis Imperfecta

“Quality of Life 4 OI”, which is going to take place at Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre from the 22nd to the 25th of November 2019, is the first international conference on the theme of quality of life for people with OI.

2019 ‘Bone Curriculum’ Symposium

Friday 15 March 2019 Pre-Symposium Course on Rare Bone Diseases, Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March 2019 Bone Curriculum Symposium. Organised by the KBVR/SRBR Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention Group

4th Conference on European Reference Networks

Health professionals, researchers, patient organisations and policymakers gathered in Brussels on 21 & 22 November for the 4th European Reference Networks Conference.


The main ambition of the BOND ERN is to implement measures that facilitate multidisciplinary, holistic, continuous, patient-centred and participative care provision to people living with rare bone diseases (RBD), supporting them in the full realisation of their fundamental human rights.


BOND will bring rapid interchange of information, skills and practice to shorten time to diagnosis, and treatment. BOND will develop, with PAGs, evidence/consensus-based guidelines to improve agreed outcomes in the 3 exemplar conditions, OI, XLH and ACH.

Strategic Plan

The ERN BOND brings together all rare diseases, essentially congenital, chronic and of genetic origin, that affect cartilage, bones and dentin. This considerable group of diseases present a significant variation in clinical outcomes and limited research program are currently available…


ERN-BOND is one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) approved by the ERN Board of Member States. The ERNs are co-funded by the European Commission. For more information about the ERNs and the EU health strategy, please visit

European Reference Networks for rare and complex diseases