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ESE Summer School 2024

23 - 26 June 2024, Innsbruck, Austria

With lectures from leading endocrine researchers and group breakout sessions to discuss scientific challenges in detail, delegates will benefit from expert education across this broad field.

This event is an excellent way to not only grow as a scientist, but to make friends across Europe in the field of endocrinology, with an extensive social programme, including networking, sports and group activities, complementing the outstanding scientific education provided.

Early Bird deadline: Monday 20 May 2024 (23:59 CEST) 

Registration is now open! 

Click here to register 

Please note: If you have recently become a member or renewed your membership within the last few days, this may take a couple of days to reflect in the registration system.

All accommodation in on a shared basis – either twin or triple rooms 

Students/Postdocs: first 3 years after degree, written proof of status required (confirmation from supervisor) 

1. NO ACCOMMODATION: Includes full registration and access to all sessions and sporting activities, course materials, all catering: coffee breaks, lunch and evening dinner (excludes breakfast and accommodation)

2. WITH ACCOMMODATION: Includes full registration and access to all sessions and sporting activities, course materials, all catering: coffee breaks, lunch and evening dinner. Shared accommodation includes 3 nights accommodation (arrival: Sunday 18 June 2023, departure: Wednesday 21 June 2023). Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to share with someone already attending the course. 

Accommodation is limited, early booking is advised. There is an overflow hotel that can be used and a shuttle service (5 minutes maximum) that can be arranged. Accommodation at the Grillhof will be on a first-come first served basis.

 

Please note: ESE does not permit attendance of sanctioned individuals or individuals from sanctioned institutions at any ESE events. Please click here to see ESE's Sanctions Policy.

 

Cancellation of Registration / Refund Requests

All cancellations of registration or refund requests must be made in writing to the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) registration@ese-hormones.org.

Cancellation of registration or refund requests will be accepted until and on Wednesday 1 May 2024 – cancellation requests received before this date will be subject to an administrative charge of 10% plus bank charges.

For cancellations or refund requests made after Wednesday 1 May 2024 (for any reason including ill health) we regret that no refunds can be made or authorised.

Please send your email confirmation and receipt with the written cancellation. All bank fees related to the refunds are to be paid by the delegate. Refunds will be processed after ESE Summer School 2024 has taken place.

It is recommended that all delegates take out insurance to cover their registration, travel and accommodation costs to cover the case that they are unable to attend or the event is cancelled for any unforeseen reason. The European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) takes no responsibility for reimbursing delegates’ expenses in such cases.

Delegates are fully liable for damages caused to third parties and property. All delegates shall have valid, comprehensive third-party liability insurance.

If you have any further requirements or require any additional information, please contact registration@ese-hormones.org.

 

Delegate insurance and COVID-19 requirements

Please take out valid, comprehensive third-party liability insurance. If you cause damage to third parties and property you will be liable for this.

ESE is working with the venue to ensure that they are working to the highest standards of COVID-19 compliance based on the local Austrian regulations and that all necessary sanitation and hygiene precautions are made.

  • Delegates are personally responsible for all mandatory COVID-19 testing requirements that they may need in order to travel to and from Austria, and/or responsible for obtaining vaccination pass/certificate.
  • We recommend obtaining travel insurance for your trip.
  • Please click here to keep up to date with the latest travel entry requirements for entering Austria.

ESE will not cover or be responsible or liable for any costs that may be incurred by any attendees to ESE Summer School 2023 for testing, quarantine or insurance costs.

 

COVID-19 Restrictions and cancellation by ESE

In the unlikely event that COVID-19 restrictions or any other valid reason that ESE Summer School is cancelled, you will be eligible for a full refund for the registration ticket only.

Please note: ESE will not cover or be responsible for any losses or costs associated with travel to ESE Summer School. Travel costs are the sole responsibility of delegates, the ESE is unable to refund pre-booked travel costs and this will be at the discretion of individual providers. This also applies if you have booked a non-residential option with regards to your separate hotel booking.

SUNDAY 23 JUNE 2024

Welcome and introduction of participants
Eleanor Davies (UK), Chair of ESE Science Committee & Josef Köhrle (Germany)

Plenary lecture: Kisspeptin neuron development and synchronisation for pulsatile hormone secretion and puberty onset
Allan Herbison (UK) 

Poster session 1

 


MONDAY 24 JUNE 2024

Sporting activity

Session 1: Organised by EYES Young Investigators
Advancements in Neuroendocrinology

Parallel Session 1: Group work breakout session

Session 2: Thyroid
Biomarkers for metabolic Thyroid hormone action
Richard Sinko (Hungary)
Thyroid hormone deiodinases and fibro/adipogenic differentiation
Cristina Luongo (Italy)
Thyroid hormones, energy metabolism and thermogenesis
TBC

Trip to swimming lake

Poster session 2

 


TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2024

Session 3: Brain development / Neuroendocrinology
Thyroid hormones & brain development
TBC
Thyroid availability in the brain
Federico Salas-Lucia (Spain)
Neurosteroids and brain development
TBC

Parallel Session 2: Group work breakout session

Session 4: In silico data endocrinology
Leveraging large-scale omics for endocrine insights
Kamil Demircan (Germany)
Endocrine model organism: Zebrafish
TBC

Poster session 2

Sporting activity

Session 5: Cardiovascular endocrinology
New Biomarkers for the diagnosis of Endocrine Hypertension
Maria Christina Zennaro (France)
Building a new heart
TBC
NAFLD: association with CVD and novel treatments
TBC

Social evening

 

WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE 2024

Session 6: Developmental Endocrinology
Development of a 3D atlas of the embryonic pancreas
TBC

Session 7: Female reproduction
Menopause & novel treatments
Linda Vignozzi (Italy) 
PCOS in adolescent girls
Lourdes Ibanez (Spain)

Departures from 13:30

 

ESE is pleased to support your attendance of the Summer School with our Meeting Grants. ESE Student, Early Career or Low Income Country members can apply for a €400 grant to towards the cost of attending! 

In addition to this, we are offering PhD travel grants of up to €700 to cover both registration and travel for the Summer School! Find out if you are eligible.

ESE Summer School 2023 will take place at Tyrolean Education Institute Grillhof (TBI-Grillhof), just outside of Innsbruck in Austria. 

Address: Grillhofweg 100, 6080 Innsbruck, Austria

The TBI Grillhof is the Educational Institution in the state of Tyrol, which has unique panoramic views of the Nordkette and Serles, which contributes to a relaxed yet concentrated learning environment. It is surrounded by woods and meadows allowing for recreational and sporting activities which forms part of the programme. 

It is 6km outside of Innsbruck centre, 15 minutes from the train station and 20 minutes from Innsbruck Airport by car. 

Bedrooms are limited and are offered on a shared basis, on a first-come first served basis. There is a nearby hotel on reserve if accommodation becomes full. 

For all enquiries regarding registration and accommodation, please contact registration@ese-hormones.org

The TBI - Grillhof is located near the provincial capital of Innsbruck (6km) on the edge of the village of Vill. The tourist resort of Igls at the foot of the Patscherkofel is two kilometers away. The Grillhof is easily accessible by both public and private transport.

By train and public transport from Innsbruck main train station:

  • by taxi (approx. €17) 
  • Bus line 'J' (www.vvt.at) stop at 'Sillpark' direction Patscherkofelbahn, or Olympiaexpress stop at 'Vill Dorfstraße' - from there it is approx. 10 minutes uphill to Grillhof.

By plane and public transport from Innsbruck Airport:

  • by taxi (approx. €25) 
  • with the bus line 'F' (www.vvt.at) direction Innsbruck Baggersee (bus stop directly in front of the airport building) to the stop 'Sillpark' and there with the line "J" direction Patscherkofelbahn or Olympiaexpress to 'Vill Dorfstraße' - from there it is a 10 minute walk uphill to the Grillhof.

By car:
From the south: take the A13 until the Patsch-Igls exit, continue on the Patscher and Igler roads via Igls to Vill. After entering Vill, turn right and drive to the Grillhof educational institute. The house parking lot can be used free of charge.  

From the west or the east: take the A12 to the Innsbruck-Mitte exit, at the roundabout take the exit for 'Igls-Vill' and shortly after entering Vill, turn left and drive to the Grillhof Educational Institute where you can park your car for free.

Munich Airport is approx 2.5 hours by train. 

 

COVID-19 

ESE is working with the venue to ensure that they are working to the highest standards of COVID-19 compliance based on the local Austrian regulations and that all necessary sanitation and hygiene precautions are made.

  • Delegates are personally responsible for all mandatory COVID-19 testing requirements that they may need in order to travel to and from Austria, and/or responsible for obtaining vaccination pass/certificate.
  • We recommend obtaining travel insurance for your trip.
  • Please click here to keep up to date with the latest travel entry requirements for entering Austria.

ESE will not cover or be responsible or liable for any costs that may be incurred by any attendees to ESE Summer School 2023 for testing, quarantine or insurance costs.

All participants are invited to submit and present a poster at the meeting during one of the interactive poster sessions. 

Please submit your poster title, all authors, and your name as the presenting author. Posters should be portrait, poster boards and fixing materials will be provided. The poster boards are 146cm to 118cm (portrait). 

This programme gives you opportunity to communicate with the masters of endocrinology and ask them as many question as you want in a relaxed atmosphere. You gain both clinical and scientific knowledge. And the environment is amazing, fresh air, beautiful nature, making this an unforgettable experience.

ESE Summer School 2023 delegate

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