Young Italian Researchers (under 40)

All presenting authors of accepted oral communications or posters, aged 40 or under, who are currently Residents in Italian Medical Schools, in one of the following specialties

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Sports medicine

will be entitled to complimentary registration.

Young researchers MUST be 40 or under on October 5, 2017.

In order to apply for complimentary registration, the presenting author must send a letter of confirmation of status from the Head of Unit or Institute must accompany the formal registration form.

SIR Grants

The Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR) will provide 8 grants to participants selected for oral or poster presentations which have reached a high score and found to be particularly meritorious by the Referees.
Only the presenter of a selected abstract will be eligible for the grant and he/she should be a SIR member, younger than 40 years old and in good standing with the membership fees.
The grant of € 1000,00 gross will be recognized directly by SIR to the authors of selected abstracts. The winners are bound to join the conference and pay the registration fee.
The winners will be contacted by the Organizing Secretariat at the end of June in order to give them all the instructions.