Registration is open for the 2023 meeting!

The umbrella association Osteogenesis Imperfecta Federation Europe (OIFE), together with members from our Medical Advisory Board, invite you to register for the second virtual European Investigator Meeting for osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). Registration deadline is November 15th 2023 16.00 CET


November 17th, 2023 (on Zoom)


2 PM - 7 PM Central European Time
8 AM - 1 PM Eastern Standard Time


The programme will include presentations and discussion on the following topics:

  • Research collaboration in Europe: hurdles and opportunities
  • What’s new in basic science?
  • Methods and tools to evaluate outcomes in clinical trials
  • Patient involvement in research
  • Nosology and classification in OI

View programme

Abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

Thank you to all who who submitted your work and took this opportunity to present and discuss your OI-related work with an international group of fellow OI-researchers. The aim is to facilitate collaboration and development of research in OI.  Acceptance notifications have been sent to authors and the updated programme can be seen on the above link. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any queries.

Programme committee

Nadja Fratzl-Zelman (AT)
Miguel Rodriguez Molina (ES)
Lidiia Zhytnik (ET)

Lars Folkestad (DK)
Ivan Duran (ES)
Inger-Margrethe Stavdal Paulsen (NO)

Goals of the event?

To highlight new OI research
To provide a collaboration space for OI researchers in Europe and beyond
To attract new people to OI research in Europe
To support the younger generation of OI researchers

Target group

The target group is primarily researchers and clinicians working with OI in Europe and other countries, and will not be adapted to a lay audience.
Patient representatives from OI-organizations can attend if they have a special interest in research and development.
Industry representatives are also welcome to attend.

Participant fee

The event is free and has no participant fee.


The event is NOT CME (Continuing Medical Education) accredited.

Confirmed speakers

Valérie Cormier-Daire

(Paris, France)

Andreas Kranzl

(Vienna, Austria)

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Lena Lande Wekre

(Oslo, Norway)

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Antonella Forlino

(Pavia, Italy)

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Bente Langdahl

(Aarhus, Denmark)

Joan Marini (TBC)

(Bethesda, USA)

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Roy Morello

(Little Rock, USA)

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Luca Sangiorgi

(Bologna, Italy)

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Enrico Schileo

(Bologna, Italy)

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Inger-Margrethe S. Paulsen

(Oslo, Norway)

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Fleur van Dijk

(London, UK)

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Dimitra Micha

(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Further information & updates

For further information, please contact the event coordinator Ingunn Westerheim on

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