Organising Committees

EULAR Executive Committee

President Prof. Hans Bijlsma, Netherlands

President-Elect Prof. Iain B. 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 Smolen, Austria

Editor in Chief of RMD Open Prof. Bernard Combe, France

Liaison to EMEUNET Dr Alessia Alunno, Italy

* Liaison to the American College of Rheumatology ACR Prof. Désirée van der Heijde

* Liaison Officer, EU Public Affairs Mr Neil Betteridge

* Liaison to the FOREUM Foundation Prof. Steffen Gay

* President UEMS Section of Rheumatology Dr Jean Dudler, Switzerland

* 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. Timothy Radstake, Netherlands

Clinical Affairs Prof. Ulf Müller-Ladner, Germany

Education and Training Prof. Nemanja Damjanov

Epidemiology and Health Services Research Prof. Laure Gossec, France

Musculoskeletal Imaging Dr Xenofon Baraliakos, Germany

Paediatric Rheumatology Prof. Berent Prakken, Netherlands

PARE Ms Nele Caeyers, Belgium

Health Professionals in Rheumatology Dr Rikke Helene Moe, Norway


Congress Programme Committee

Scientific, Health Professionals, PARE

The EULAR Executive Committee Members (excluding functions marked with*)

The EULAR Standing Committee Chair

Prof. Thomas Dörner, Germany
Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee

Prof. John Isaacs, United Kingdom
Chair of the Abstract Selection Committee

Prof. Robert Landewé, Netherlands
Past-Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee

Prof. Joan Bathon, United States

Prof. Francis Berenbaum, France

Dr Michael Beresford, United Kingdom

Prof. Loreto Carmona, Spain

Prof. Piet Geusens, Netherlands

Prof. Martin Herrmann, Germany

Prof. Eduardo Mysler, Argentina

Dr Caroline Ospelt, Switzerland

Prof. Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Germany

Dr Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, United Kingdom

Dr Yeliz Prior, United Kingdom

Dr Sofia Ramiro, Netherlands

Prof. Alexander So, Switzerland

Prof. Lai-Shan Tam, People’s Republic of China

Prof. Angela Tincani, Italy

Prof. Filip van den Bosch, Belgium

Prof. Jaap van Laar, Netherlands

Dr Tonia Vincent, United Kingdom

Dr David Walsh, United Kingdom

Prof. Kazuhiko Yamamoto, Japan