Welcome

Dear Colleagues

It is our pleasure to invite you to the 10th International Conference on Children's Bone Health, to be held 3-6 July 2021 in the lively Irish city of Dublin.

This Conference will bring together scientists and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines to gain a better understanding of the growing skeleton in health and disease. The scope ranges from basic molecular mechanisms to clinical aspects, from bone physiopathology to treatment.  We invite anyone with an interest in bone metabolism and bone mass in children, adolescents and young adults to attend.  The ICCBH conference takes place every two years.  The 2019 meeting was attended by over 600 participants from across the globe,  making it truly multinational and multidisciplinary – a unique networking opportunity.

The scientific programme is designed to present researchers, physicians, and allied health professionals with the newest research, with sessions including plenary lectures by world-leading experts, symposia, workshops, oral communications and poster sesssions.

The Conference will offer investigators from around the world an opportunity to meet with each other and with industry representatives. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion both in and outside the lecture theatre and we actively encourage you to submit your abstracts for oral and poster presentation. Our priority is to maximise the time available for presentation of submitted abstracts.

Dublin itself needs no introduction, with its lively and historic city centre.  While it has a genuine cosmopolitan feel, Dublin manages to retain its own distinct culture which is expressed in a love of literature, drama, traditional music and sport. Access for international travellers is straightforward with direct flights from many airports around the world.  The conference will be held at University College Dublin on the beautiful Belfield campus which offers all the facilities needed for a wonderful conference, including accommodation.

ICCBH is your opportunity to hear about and discuss the newest developments in our understanding of paediatric bone health. Come and participate in a lively interactive meeting with the leaders in the field!

We look forward to seeing you in Dublin in July 2021.

Outi Mäkitie & Leanne Ward
Scientific Programme Chairs

Ciara McDonnell
Local Organising Committee Chair