General information

Conference venue

La Cité, Nantes Events Center
5 rue de Valmy
44041 Nantes

Conference language

The conference will be held in English, but with simultaneous translation to French.

CME credits

The 36th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society, Nantes, France, 07/09/2017-09/09/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 15 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).

Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at

In order to obtain the CME credits please log your attendance each day before 14.00 by scanning your badge at the logging stations in the registration area. You are able to print out your certificate after 14.00 on your last day of attendance.


We are happy to announce that EBJIS 2017 is compliant with the Eucomed Code of Ethical Business Practice.
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Social Programme

Welcome Reception

Date: 7 September 2017
Time: 18.30-21.00
Place: The Machines of the Isle of Nantes, Parc des Chantiers, Boulevard Léon Bureau, 44200 Nantes

The Welcome Reception will take place at the Machines of the Isle of Nantes at 18:30-21.00. Make sure to be there – it will be an evening full of surprises. The reception is included in the registration fee.

EBJIS Gala Dinner

Date: 8 September 2017
Time: 19.30-22.30
Place: Bateaux Nantais, Pont Général de la Motte Rouge, 44008 Nantes Cedex 1

The gala dinner will take place on board the Bateaux Nantais from 19.30-22.30.
The boat will take off from the harbour in Nantes, and you will be served a delicious French dinner during the cruise.
NB: The dinner is not included in the registration fee, but can be bought through the online registration.

About Nantes

Nantes is situated on the Loire River, close to the Atlantic coast in the western France. Nantes is renowned for being a rich, lively and innovative city, and is known as  the European Green Capital. 

Nantes is an appealing and varied destination with an architectural, historical and industrial heritage. There is a lot to see in the city, among others in the historic part of the city where you will find the 15th-century cathedral to the Château of the Dukes of Brittany, which is now a museum of regional history.

Find more information about Nantes on the Nantes' Tourist Information website here