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Angelicum University Congress Center | Rome, ITALY
From 230 to 645 EUR
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Specialty: Urology
Dates: From Sep, 12, 2018 to Sep, 14, 2018
Location: Rome, ITALY
Type: Meeting
Registration Cost: From 230 to 645 EUR
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Event Venue:

Angelicum University Congress Center

ROME, ITALY Visit the Venue to read more
Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

It is a great pleasure to announce the 2018 Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.

The conference will take place in Rome, Italy between 12 -14 September 2018.


The conference theme is:

Interdisciplinary teamwork and technological innovations: A winning approach to pressure ulcer management




Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment: From cells to humans, from bioengineering to clinical practice

Basic science: Biomechanics and aetiology

Overcoming communication difficulties: Telemedicine for remote pressure ulcer management consultations

Modern wound care centers: Essentials for success

Multidisciplinary pressure ulcer prevention and treatment in our most fragile patients: From the premature to the aged population

Complex and atypical pressure ulcers

Public and patient involvement in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment

Pressure ulcer management during humanitarian missions

Neonatal and pediatric pressure ulcer management

Dermatological, plastic, reconstructive surgery for pressure ulcers



EPUAP - Roma Race, an exciting fundraising programme

EPUAP Lunch with experts, a unique opportunity to raise your questions

Garden EPUAP Class: Wound Care and Environment, the first open-air EPUAP course

A Roman Lesson for EPUAP: Ancient art and wound care, a focus on the history of wound care


Guido Ciprandi, EPUAP 2018 Chair, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Charlie Beetham, Skin Care Team, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Marco Cavallini, University of Rome, "La Sapienza"

Serena Crucianelli, Skin Care Team, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Valentina Dini, SIRTES President

Corrado M Durante, ISPeW Executive Member

Paolo Persichetti, Head Plastic Surgery Unit, University of Rome "Campus Biomedico"

Francesco Petrella, AIUC President

Maria Ida Rizzo, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Marco Romanelli, WUWHS President

Valentina Vanzi, Skin Care Team, Gesu' Children's Hospital

Mario Zama, Head Plastic Surgery Unit, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Rosa Rita Zortea, AISLeC President

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In order to register, you will need an account. If you attended any previous EPUAP events, please log in with your Username (email) and Password. If you do not have an account, you will be asked to create one, once you will enter your email address. In case you have forgotten your password, you can request a new one by clicking Forgot your password.

Apart from the below options of the registration fee, once you will be selecting registration fee, please also choose whether you are Italian commercial subject & VAT payers OR Foreign entity & Italian NO VAT payers in order to receive correct invoice / credit card receipt.



Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2018-03-14 To: 0--
On site Registration
Non Member

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Rome is the capital of Italy and with 28 centuries long history is considered one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe. Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber. The Vatican City is an independent country inside the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city: for this reason Rome has been often defined as capital of two states.

You will get a chance to feel some ancient spirit thanks to this year conference venue right in the city center.

Congress venue: Angelicum Congress Centre

Address: Largo Angelicum 1, 00184 Rome RM, Italy

Angelicum in Rome is located in the precise geographical centre of the city and dates back to 1569. The property is home to the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas, one of the Vatican's most important and prestigious places of learning for intellectuals in the Catholic world.

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Submission Info


The abstract template can be downloaded here.

We recommend using Firefox or Google Chrome to enter the system. 

You are warmly invited to submit abstracts on any aspect of pressure ulcer prevention and management including research, clinical issues and best practice for presentation at this meeting. The subject should preferably reflect the theme of the meeting.

Abstract categories

Innovations in pressure ulcers prevention bundle: Patient safety, quality of care, evidence based practice and policy

Teamwork and pressure ulcer prevention and management in specific patient groups: Spinal cord, intensive care, operating room, elderly, palliative and disabilities

Multidisciplinary pressure ulcer prevention and treatment in our most fragile patients: From the premature to the aged population

Allied health professionals role in the prevention of pressure ulcers: Occupational therapy, podiatry, kinaesthetics and physiotherapy to optimize patient posture and mobility

Medical device related pressure ulcers: Aetiology and research to enhance prevention at different ages and in different settings

Supporting pressure ulcer care: Pharmacology, nutrition, dietary supplement, European guidelines

Basic science: Biomechanics and aetiology

Smart materials, sensor measuring, moving detection, “wearables”

Overcoming communication difficulties: Telemedicine for remote pressure ulcer management consultations

Negative pressure wound therapy: From premature to elderly patients

Biophysical agents in pressure ulcer treatment: Novel therapies

Innovations in plastic and reconstructive surgery for pressure ulcers

Student free paper

General information

When submitting your abstract please follow the EPUAP 2018 Abstract submission guidelines, available for download HERE.

The abstract word limit is max 400 words per abstract. The EPUAP Scientific Committee reserves the right to edit abstracts that exceed the word limit.

The title should not exceed 200 characters including spaces. Please limit the numbers of authors to no more than 5, and indicate an affiliation of each author. Do not use titles (e.g. ‘Dr.’, ‘Mrs.’) for author names.

Max. 2 tables/figures

Max. 6 abstracts with the same presenting author can be submitted. The system allows max 6 abstracts per submitter id.

Abstracts must be submitted in English.

Accepted abstracts will be published on the conference website and in the abstract book for the conference. By submitting an abstract to the EPUAP meeting, you transfer all copyrights to EPUAP, for the purpose of publishing the abstract in any printed or electronic form. Author’s use of the material for educational purposes, inclusion in other publications, as well as posting it in the author’s website is allowed.

If submitting an abstract for the student free paper category please send by email a formal confirmation of studentship status (e.g. letter from supervisor or institutional approval) which specifies the degree towards which studies are carried out.

Individuals may submit more than one abstract.

All abstracts must be submitted in the abstract template.


All submissions will be peer reviewed by the scientific committee of EPUAP and you will be informed of the outcome of your application by the abstract review deadline.

All successful applicant will be required to register as a delegate to the conference and pay the registration fee as a condition for inclusion of their abstract in the programme.


The authors of accepted abstracts will have the opportunity either to have an oral presentation of their abstracts in free paper sessions or to exhibit their printed poster during the conference and present it to the delegates.

At the conference dinner the EPUAP President will announce the best poster award and the best student free paper award

Abstract submission deadline 2018-03-13
Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

Gold Sponsor € 10,000

Silver Sponsor € 5,000

The Gold and Silver sponsorship packages include general benefits and benefits related to the annual meeting. More information about the EPUAP corporate sponsorship can be found here:

EPUAP 2018 Sponsors and exhibitors manual.

Other sponsorship opportunities:

Conference bags € 2,500

The conference bags will be handed out to all participants and provides a high level of exposure for your company. You can choose to have the logo of your company or of a product you want to promote during the conference. The type of bag will be decided together with the conference secretariat. The sponsorship does not include production costs.

Lanyards € 1,500

Each participants will receive the lanyard together with their badges and they will be wearing it during the whole period of the conference. The sponsorship excludes production costs.

Notepads & pens € 1,500

The pens and notepads will be included in the conference bags and will provide a high level of exposure for the sponsoring company. You can design the notepads and pens with your company logo or information about your products or symposium. The sponsorship does not include production costs. 

Industry symposia and workshops:

Symposium (90 minutes)   € 5,000

Hands-on Workshop (60 minutes)   € 2,500

Inserts in conference bag:          

Sponsors  € 500

Exhibitors € 750 

Others      € 1,000                       

Advert in the final programme € 1,000

Scientific awards sponsorship                                               € 1,500

(includes best poster and best oral presentations)

Student travel grants                                                             € 1,500

The sponsorship will be mentioned in the EPUAP 2018 printed final programme and on the conference website. Will cover travel expenses and registration fees for the respective participants.

E-posters sessions sponsorship                                            € 3,000

The logos of the e-posters sponsors will be displayed in the e-posters area and will be also mentioned in the EPUAP 2018 printed final programme.

Organising Agency

Adina Markova , European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

Phone: +420-251-019-379


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