BES 2019 (Preliminary program)

BES 2019

Friday workshop* (18/10/2019):

17:00–17:50 Registration, coffee.
17:50–18:00 Welcome: P. Petrossians (ULg), President
18:00–19:30 Workshop: Impact on bone of endocrine diseases.*

  • Bone in bariatric surgery. (K. CORBEELS, KU Leuven).
  • The adverse skeletal effects of diabetes and its treatment (Dr B. Lapauw, UZ Gent).
  • Thyroid hormones and bone: implications in health and disease. (Dr G. Roef, AZ Damiaan).
19:30–20:15 Invited lecture:

Growth Evolution in Dinosaurs – causes and consequences. (Marcus CLAUSS, Universität Zürich)

20:15 Walking dinner
* This years’s workshop is organized in collaboration with the Belgian Bone Club.

Saturday meeting (19/10/2019):

8:00–8:30 Registration, coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view.
8:30–9:00 General assembly: P.Petrossians (ULg), President
9:00–9:30 Clinical grand-round:

Pituitary atypical adenomas and carcinomas. (B. Velkeniers and J. De Filette, VUB)

9:30–10:00 Communications by young investigators. Part 1: Translational studies.

  • Communication 1.
  • Communication 2.
10:00–10:30 Communications by young investigators. Part 2: Clinical studies.

  • Communication 1.
  • Communication 2.
10:30–11:00 Communications by young investigators. Part 3: Clinical case reports.

  • Communication 1.
  • Communication 2.


11:00–11:15 Selected Belgian publication.
11:15–12:00 Coffee break, visit of the exhibits and poster view
12:00–12:30 Belgian Endocrine Society Lecture Award.

Chair: P. Petrossians (ULg), President

Pituitary gigantism: clinical characteristics and new insights into the genetics of GH-secreting pituitary adenomas. (Liliya ROSTOMYAN, ULIEGE)

12:30–13:00 Invited lecture :

NAFLD, diabetes and beyond. (Amalia Gastaldelli, Italy)

13:00–13:15 Award ceremony: Young investigators
13:15 Lunch