Issue: May 2018
May 03, 2018
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Stop by the EFORT Plaza at the 19th EFORT Annual Congress in Barcelona

Issue: May 2018
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This year, during the 19th EFORT Annual Congress, EFORT replaces its traditional congress booth with the EFORT Plaza located in the exhibition area of the Barcelona congress, which covers a space of 300-square meters and where educational highlights, activities and presentations will take place.

Make a note and visit the new EFORT Plaza where you will have the opportunity to learn more about EFORT, its products and educational programs.


  • Educational activities:
    EOTEP: courses & fellowships
    eScience: (on-line access to previous congress science).
  • EFORT Open Reviews (EOR) corner: on line journal - catch up with the editors.
  • Membership: discover the new EFORT membership concept.
  • EFORT Board lounge: meet and learn about EFORT’s strategy from the leadership.


  • Charging stations for electronic devices.
  • Seating area – a relaxing environment to network with colleagues.

Program (Forum)

  • The Forum will be a semi-closed area with a maximum of 30 seating cubes, including a podium hosting presentations covering EFORT activities and the new lifelong learning platform – European Orthopaedics & Traumatology Education Platform (EOTEP).
  • Key features in education presentations, one-to-one discussions and group debates.
  • A professional moderator will encourage interaction and discussion among the audience.
  • The objective is to encourage delegates to participate in the Forums and learn more about the EFORT activities.


Listen to what EFORT offers within its lifelong learning Education Platform (EOTEP), go to the exhibition area to attend presentations and take part in debates hosted by a professional moderator.

European Orthopaedics & Traumatology Education Platform (EOTEP)

  • EFORT “Jacques Duparc Awards” Ceremony
  • Discover the EOTEP Roadmap with our founding champion.
  • Fellowships learn about our Visiting, Travelling and Mark Paterson Fellowships.
  • Hear about a fellow’s viewpoint, a host center “what to expect,” a partner’s vision and how to apply.
  • Courses: EFORT ExMEx annual course and Flap Course 2019
  • eLearning: eScience, Basic Research Online Course, webinars
  • Specialty Society Courses: eg, EPOS courses managed by EFORT and other courses
  • Summer Schools: organized by FORTE in collaboration with supporters and sponsors
  • EBOT: the importance of the interim exam
  • EFORT Open Reviews (EOR): open access publishing and orthopaedics, how to write a paper and peer review process.
  • The O&T Eastern Convention: Poznan, Poland 6-8 December 2018
  • Swiss Foundation for Innovation and Training in Surgery (SFITS): EOTEP accredited training center in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Education Partners: learn about EFORT fellowship partners.