ESPE Science Symposium 2024 - Apply to Host

Aimed at clinical and basic researchers, to promote the dissemination of new scientific knowledge within the paediatric endocrinology community, developing an interactive network and closing the gap between scientific research and patient care.

If you and your team would like to host the ESPE Science Symposium in 2024, please submit your application by 1 April 2023

Please review the full SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM GUIDELINES DOCUMENT before submitting your application to host the meeting, which will give full details on the funding surrounding this grant.

• The Local Organising Committee (LOC) Chair/host applicant should be an ESPE member.
• The host application submitted by the LOC Chair should include a topic and proposed content
• The duration of the planned meeting should be 1.5 days and 2 nights (Thursday to Saturday)
• The meeting should be held in a European city with easy travel and links to airport/train stations to minimise time spent on travel.
• 100 attendees should be the maximum to allow free and ample discussion.

Please review the full guidelines document before submitting your application to host the meeting.


Selection Criteria
The Science Committee will review all applications received and select the Local Organiser and venue for the meeting the following year.

A decision will be made by the Science Committee and applicants will be notified by the ESPE Team within one month of the deadline date. Failure to submit applications electronically may result in delays to the process

If you have any queries regarding the Science Symposium scientific content, budget or format please contact the Science Symposium Convener Dr Sabine Hannema ( For any queries regarding the application process please contact the ESPE Office ( .

Please note that the application requires a contingency plan for hosting the meeting online. Quotes for hosting the event online can be obtained from should the applicant not already have an online event manager in mind.


Please ensure all mandatory sections marked with an asterisk (*) are filled correctly and in the format requested. Please do not submit more than one application.


ESPE Science Symposium 2024 - Host application form
Section 1: Applicant and LOC Chair details

Full name

(e.g MD, PhD etc.)

(International code/ National code/ Number)

Section 2: Local Organising Committee details

Separate with a comma

Section 3: Proposed topic

Please include one session dedicated to the patient perspective, organised together with patient support groups / patient representatives. No more than 300 words

In no more than 300 words please explain why there is a need for a scientific symposium in the field of your proposal and why ESPE should support it

Section 4: Patient Involvement

Please indicate if a patient support group can endorse your application, including the name and email address of the support group.

Section 5: Venue Details
Section 6: Available dates
Section 7. Preliminary budget

Free delegates and speaker costs, venue/accommodation, catering (including dinner), registration costs/administration/materials etc., CME accreditation, any other additional costs, any other sources of funding

Section 8 . Contingency plan and budget for online hosting

Quotes for hosting online meetings can be obtained by contacting

Consent, Assurance and Eligibility