FINAL ISTU-EUFUS2023

Gather with scientists, engineers, clinicians and industry from around the world as we come together in Lyon, France for the second joint meeting of the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) and the European Focused Ultrasound Charitable Society (EUFUS) .

Lyon is a French and European hub for technological and clinical innovation, as well as a renowned cultural and culinary destination. As the second city in France for international association meetings according to the 2019 ICCA rankings, Lyon has a great deal to offer: a central location in Europe combined with good access, excellent reception facilities and the charm of a 2,000-year-old city which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and two rivers which cross it.

It's not just a gastronomic capital with 17 starred chefs, it's also a creative city in the fields of fashion, the arts and culture. In December 2021, Greater Lyon has been awarded the title of 'World’s Tourism Leading Emerging Destination' and '2nd best European city destination in 2021' by the World Travel Awards (WTA).

Finally, in terms of sustainable tourism, Lyon is the leading French city and the 7th worldwide city in the GDS-Index (Global Destination Sustainability Index) for the year 2021.

The Annual Symposium will be held at the Palais de la Bourse, a listed historical monument right in the heart of Lyon, from 17th April to 20th April 2023.

Four days where science will be at the center of debates and where every attendee will have the chance to share their most recent results.

The hybrid meeting will offer both virtual and in-person attendance for local participants and many from around the world that will attend in person. We expect to welcome over 500 attendees from all over the world!

If you attend the symposium in person, you will also have access to all the meeting content and videos of the sessions via the Virtual Platform.

This year’s annual symposium will feature a wide range of scientific talks and programs that allowed participants to take home with them something truly valuable and interesting. Renowned experts in the field of therapeutic ultrasound will give talks on the issues and challenges currently facing both scientific and clinical applications.

We hope you will join us to share your latest advancements in therapeutic ultrasound!

Key Dates

  • Registration and Abstract Submissions Are Now Open!
  • December 15, 2022: Abstract (Oral and Posters) Submissions Due Date (This is also the deadline to be considered for Student Registration Awards.)
  • January 15, 2023: Regular Abstract Acceptance Notice & Student Registration Award Notifications
  • January 16, 2023: Late-Breaking Abstracts (Posters Only) Submissions System Opens
  • February 1, 2023: Deadline for Early Registration
  • February 15, 2023: Late-Breaking Abstracts (Posters Only) Submissions and Future of Therapeutic Ultrasound Poster Submissions Due Date
  • March 1, 2023: Late Breaking-Abstract Acceptance Notice

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We will be hosting the educational symposium at the Palais de la Bourse, a listed historical monument right in the heart of Lyon.

We've connected with Hopscotch Housing to bring attendees a variety of lodging selections that are close to the symposium venues.

Don't miss the Welcome Reception generously offered by the FUS Foundation on the evening of Tuesday, April 18th.

This year’s Gala Event will take place on the evening of Wednesday, April 19th. Please join in the celebration at a beautiful historic location on the water while enjoying local food specialties and wine.

Stay informed about travel requirements to minimize delays and stress while travelling to Lyon from within France or abroad.

Since 14 March 2022, the “vaccine pass” has been lifted in France in all areas where it was previously required (cultural and leisure venues, commercial catering, professional trade shows, etc.). Similarly, the COVID certificate is no longer required as of 1 August 2022.

Lyon has always been at the crossroads of European trade and is a passionate city which is a meeting place, and is both welcoming and open to the world. The city's unique architectural heritage (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site), it's reputation as the international capital of gastronomy, but also it's cultural vibrancy and the audaciousness of it's new urban developments, from the Confluence district to the banks of the Saône, now make it one of Europe's most prized and "trendy" city tourism destinations.

2023 Pricing

Beginning April 3rd, full refunds will no longer be available if you cancel your registration. In-Person Registrations will still be able to be converted to Virtual Registrations, with appropriate refunds issued.  There will be no refunds for any Virtual Registrations. Beginning April 10th, there will be no refunds for any registration types.

 

Early Registration Deadline

Late Registration Begins

1-Feb-23

2-Feb-23

In-Person Regular Attendee

650 USD

750 USD

ISTU Member Attendee

500 USD

600 USD

Student Attendee* (Includes Free Annual ISTU Membership)

350 USD

450 USD

Gala Dinner

75 USD

Virtual Regular Attendee

400 USD

400 USD

ISTU Member Attendee

300 USD

300 USD

Student Attendee* (Includes Free Annual ISTU Membership)

200 USD

200 USD

Membership Only Regular Membership

250 USD

Student Membership

50 USD

*To be considered a Student Attendee at the event, people need to be active graduate students or to have completed their degree within one year of the conference date. If fellows/post-docs fall into that timeframe for degree completion, then they can register at the Student Attendee rate.

Abstract Topics Include: 

  • Organ Panel: Brain
  • Organ Panel: Women's Health
  • Organ Panel: Prostate and Kidney
  • Organ Panel: Musculoskeletal
  • Organ Panel: Liver and Pancreas
  • Organ Panel: Cardiac and Vascular
  • Drug Delivery
  • Immunotherapy
  • Thermal Therapy and Monitoring

 

  • Cavitation Physics, Biophysics and Agents
  • Emerging Technology and Applications
  • Cavitation Monitoring and Control
  • Histotripsy
  • Physics and Modelling / Hardware
  • Neuromodulation
  • Other

The Future of Therapeutic Ultrasound Poster Session

We are excited for the second annual session of the Future of Therapeutic Ultrasound! This poster session will provide a great opportunity for academic and industry recruiters to speak directly with current graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are actively seeking positions.

This session is open to any early career scientists or senior graduate students who are expected to be on the job market within the next 2 years. Separate tracks will be available for individuals pursuing academic and industry career opportunities.

Key Deadlines

  • February 15, 2023: Future of Therapeutic Ultrasound Poster Submissions Due Date
  • March 1, 2023: Abstract Acceptance Notices

Submissions are due by 11:59pm EST on February 15, 2023. No submissions will be accepted after that date. The Student Membership and Awards Committee will review the submitted abstracts and notification of acceptance or rejection will be made by email by March 1, 2023.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Info

The Annual Symposium offers a unique opportunity to reach a wide range of attendees from across multiple sectors of the therapeutic ultrasound. We are so grateful for our sponsors support, as we simply could not host this meeting without their generous support!