Would you like to be at ECR in Vienna next year?

Published: 08 May 2018 Ezine

Would you like to attend a major international conference, share your research with a global audience and network with a wide range of colleagues?

The European Congress of Radiology is returning to Vienna next year and there's some great funding opportunities available for radiographers and students.

However, to be able to apply you must renew your ESR membership by 31 August 2018.

It only costs €11 to join, and ESR members are also able to register for the conference for only €99. 

Shape your Skills

The ESR’s ‘Shape your Skills’ programme is dedicated to radiographers at the beginning of their career and supports successful applicants by giving them free registration for the ECR and two nights’ hotel accommodation.

Application is open to radiographers

  • in their first five years of practice;
  • who are active ESR members (membership is only 11 euros) for 2018
  • who are submitters of a ‘Shape your Skills’ radiographer abstract.


  • Interested radiographers must be submitting and presenting author of an EPOS abstract for ECR 2019.
  • Make sure to select the abstract type ‘Radiographer abstract’ and select the respective affirmation (‘Shape your Skills Application’).
  • After abstract submission, the applicant’s copy of the final exam/diploma must be sent to [email protected] stating the date of the finalisation of training.
  • If accepted to the programme, the ESR will waive the registration fee and arrange hotel accommodation (two nights will be paid directly by the ESR).

Decision notifications will be sent by December 2018.

Accepted abstracts will be presented as EPOS™ posters within the Scientific Exhibition of ECR 2019, as well as in dedicated radiographer sessions within the Voice of EPOS™ session programme.

Click here to apply.

ECR 2019 - Invest in the Youth programme

Application will open on July 2, 2018.

The Invest in the Youth programme supports 1,000 young professionals in training by giving them free registration for ECR and an accomodation voucher.

Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be sent via email by December 2018.

Application is open to

  • Radiology residents under the age of 35*
  • Medical Physicists undertaking PhDs under the age of 35*
  • Radiography students under the age of 30*

Age limits apply to the time of the congress (36th or 31st birthday must be after ECR 2019).

You must be

  • An active Member or Friend of the ESR for 2018
  • A submitting and presenting author of a scientific paper or poster abstract for ECR 2019.

Application opens 2 July. Check back here for further details or visit the ECR website.