Join us in Cosmopolitan Singapore for APCO SOOMBODS 2024!


The Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) has always strived to develop tangible solutions to the substantive challenges involving osteoporosis management and fracture prevention in this most populated and fastest-growing region of the world. We are proud to thus announce the APCO Singapore Osteoporosis and Other Metabolic Bone Disorders Summit (APCO SOOMBODS) 2024. It will be held from 17 to 19 May 2024 at the modern and centrally located Novotel on Stevens Singapore.

The 3-day summit will comprise an IOF-ISCD Osteoporosis Essentials (OE) Course and the Metabolic Bone Disorders Symposium (Main Congress). The OE course will occur on 17 May 2024 for 1.5 days and will be followed by the Main Congress on 18 May 2024 till 19 May 2024. This niche, unique and one-of -its kind congress will provide a conducive atmosphere for participants to interact with a globally renowned faculty as well as among themselves.

The IOF-ISCD Osteoporosis Essentials Course (Clinicians Track) is an initiative jointly developed by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry and is aimed at providing comprehensive information on the principles of bone densitometry and the evaluation and management of osteoporosis and is helmed by expert faculty from various disciplines including Endocrinology, Rheumatology and Nuclear Medicine. It will be useful for all healthcare practitioners including specialists, general practitioners, nurses, technologists, and other allied healthcare professionals working in the bone health field. Trainees and medical students will also benefit immensely from this course. More information about the OE Course can be found here.

The Metabolic Bone Disorders symposium (Main Congress) will be dedicated to the discussion and presentation of several metabolic bone diseases including osteoporosis, as well as rare genetic skeletal disorders in both children and adults. The lectures will be given by Internationally Acclaimed Bone Health Specialists such as Prof Jean Yves Reginster, Prof Manju Chandran, Prof Eugene McCloskey, Prof Claus-C. Glüer, Prof Peter Ebeling, Prof Ambrish Mithal, Prof Didier Hans and many more. Clinicians / Trainees from the disciplines of Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedics, Geriatrics, etc. will benefit the most from this 1.5-day congress. To read more about the Main Congress program, click here.

Attendees of the APCO SOOMBODS 2024 will also have the opportunity to present their research in front of some of the most highly acclaimed experts in the field of Bone Metabolism. The deadline for Abstract Submission is 15 March 2024 and attendees whose abstracts are accepted will be notified by 22 March 2024. All accepted abstracts will be scheduled in a poster presentation, the best 4 posters will be shortlisted for oral presentations on Day 1 of the Main Congress (18 May 2024). To learn more about the Abstract Submission Guidelines, click here.

Registration is now open and we are offering Early Bird Rates till 25 March 2024. Registration is limited to the first 150 people. We urge you to hurry now to be part of this exciting 3-day summit! Click here to register now!

Overseas Attendees get to enjoy a special room rate provided by our host hotel, Novotel. Click here to know more.


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