Organising Committees

EULAR Executive Committee

  • President Prof. Johannes W. J. Bijlsma, Netherlands
  • President-elect Prof. Iain McInnes, United Kingdom
  • Past President Prof. Gerd Rüdiger Burmester, Germany
  • Vice-President representing national PARE organisations
    Mr. Dieter Wiek, Germany
  • Vice-President representing the Health Professionals in Rheumatology
    Prof. Tanja Stamm, Austria
  • Treasurer
    Prof. Annamaria Iagnocco, Italy
  • General Secretary
    Prof. Ruxandra Ionescu, Romania
  • Editor in Chief of the “Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases - The EULAR Journal”
    Prof. Josef S. Smolen, Austria
  • Editor in Chief of “RMD Open” Prof. Bernard Combe, France
  • Liaison to EMEUNET Dr. Elena Nikiphorou, United Kingdom
  • * Liaison to the American College of Rheumatology ACR
    Prof. Désirée van der Heijde, Netherlands
    * Liaison Officer, EU Public Affairs Mr. Neil Betteridge, United Kingdom
  • * Liaison to the FOREUM Foundation Prof. Steffen Gay, Switzerland
  • * President UEMS Section of Rheumatology Prof. Nada Cikes
  • * Executive Director Dr. Julia Rautenstrauch, Switzerland

* These functions are not included in the Congress Programme Committee

EULAR Standing Committee Chairpersons

(ex officio members of the EULAR Executive Committee)

  • Investigative Rheumatology  Prof. Xavier Mariette, France
  • Clinical Affairs Prof. Ulf Müller-Ladner, Germany
  • Education and Training Prof. Nemanja Damjanov, Serbia
  • Epidemiology and Health Services Research Prof. Laure Gossec, France
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging Dr. Lene Terslev, Denmark
  • Paediatric Rheumatology Prof. Berent Prakken, Netherlands
  • PARE Ms. Nele Caeyers, Belgium
  • Health Professionals in Rheumatology Dr. Annette de Thurah, Denmark

Congress Programme Committee

Scientific, Health Professionals, PARE

  • The EULAR Executive Committee Members (excluding functions marked with*)
  • The EULAR Standing Committee Chairpersons
  • Prof. Robert Landewé, Netherlands
    Chairperson of the Scientific Programme Committee
  • Prof. Thomas Dörner, Germany
    Chairperson of the Abstract Selection Committee
  • Prof. João Fonseca
    Past-Chairperson of the Scientific Programme Committee
  • Prof. Francis Berenbaum, France
  • Prof. Leonard Calabrese, United States
  • Prof. Loreto Carmona, Spain
  • Prof. Piet Geusens, Netherlands
  • Prof. Martin Herrmann, Germany
  • Prof. John Isaacs, United Kingdom
  • Mr. Marios Kouloumas, Cyprus
  • Prof. Anne-Marie Malfait, United States
  • Dr. Elena Neumann, Germany
  • Dr. Caroline Ospelt, Switzerland
  • Prof. Daniel Prieto-Alhambra
  • Dr. Yeliz Prior, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Sofia Ramiro, Netherlands
  • Prof. Alexander So, Switzerland
  • Dr. Leonie Taams, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Tsutomu Takeuchi, Japan
  • Prof. Lai-Shan Tam, China, People’s Republic of
  • Prof. Angela Tincani, Italy
  • Prof. Filip van den Bosch, Belgium
  • Prof. David Walsh, United Kingdom