The European Days of Albinism is a unique international event focusing, from various perspectives, on a rare genetic condition: albinism. It is:

  • An international scientific conference open to researchers, medical practitioners and students with various sessions featuring worldwide experts on albinism
  • A meeting of Albinism Europe, the network of European albinism patient organizations
  • A meeting of young people with albinism coming from all over Europe (3rd YPA)

Official 4thEDA arrival day: Wednesday March 7th, 2018.

Official 4thEDA departure day: Saturday afternoon March 10th, 2018

Optional departure day: Sunday March 11th, 2018 (Extra-night option)

For more information about transportation on arrival and departure, please, visit the page Venue.

Program of the 3rd YPA

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Program of Albinism Europe work meeting

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Program of the scientific conference

The Scientific Committee is currently working on the content details of the different sessions for the conference.

The program will follow the same general structure as the one of the previous EDA conferences. It will include several sessions covering widely the different aspects of albinism:

  • Ophthalmology
  • Dermatology
  • Genetics
  • Biology
  • Epidemiology
  • Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Therapies
  • Day hospital schemes

To allow more exchanges between the participants and more oral presentations, the duration of the conference has been increased by half a day compared to the previous EDA conferences.

In addition to the Scientific Committees members, speakers will be selected on the basis of abstracts submitted by the participants.

If you wish to submit an abstract, please, write to 4eda_abstracts@albinism.euAbstracts should be sent no later than January 15th, 2018.
The deadline for abstract submission has been extended from January 15th to January 31st.

1Shuttle bus from Oslo International Airport to HurdalsenteretUntil 17:00
2Welcome dinner at Hurdalsenteret18:00-20:00
2Welcome session08:45-09:30
3Scientific session09:30-10:50
4Coffee break10:50-11:10
5Scientific session11:10-12:30
7Scientific session13:30-15:30
8Coffee break15:30-16:00
9Scientific session16:00-17:30
11Special evening session20:00-21:00
2Scientific session09:00-10:30
3Coffee break10:30-11:00
4Scientific session11:00-12:30
6Special Social Activity13:30-15:00
7Coffee break15:00-15:30
8Scientific session15:30-17:30
9Gala dinner19:00-20:30
10Social evening21:00-22:30
2Joint session with patients' associations and special speakers08:30-10:15
3Coffee break10:15-10:45
44th EDA Closing session10:45-12:00
6First shuttle bus to Oslo International airport13:30
7[OPTIONAL] Outdoor activities with 3rd YPA and NFFA members13:30-17:30
8[OPTIONAL] Dinner18:30-20:00
9[OPTIONAL] Social evening20:30-22:00
2Free morning (optional outdoor activities)08:30-10:15