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The 29th European symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging 

January 18-19, 2024

On behalf of the organizers of the European Symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging we are proud to announce that our 29th conference will take place on January 18-19, 2024 as a fully in-person event in the Mainport Hotel in Rotterdam.

Keep an eye on this website and our announcements through email.

Make sure to save the dates January 18-19, 2024 in your calendar. After two years of only virtual events, we are excited to finally welcome our delegates back to an in-person conference.


Our congress is designed to share the latest developments on contrast agents in radiology and cardiology, new imaging modalities, drug delivery, tissue targeted imaging, competing technologies and new potential clinical applications.

Orals & Posters 

We offer the opportunity for scientists to present their own work to our global audience by either oral or poster presentation, and we especially encourage young scientists to do so. The conference offers engaging in lively discussions and exchanging knowledge and ideas.


As always, we have a competition session.

Organizing committee

Rik Vos, PhD, Associate professor

Erasmus MC

Klazina Kooiman, PhD, Associate professor

Erasmus MC

Nico de Jong, PhD, Professor

Erasmus MC

Annemien van den Bosch, MD, Associate Professor

Erasmus MC

Folkert ten Cate, MD, Emeritus Associate Professor

Erasmus MC

Sharon Sewell

Conference Manager

Erasmus MC

Scientific board

Mike Averkiou, PhD, Associate Professor

University of Washington, USA

Mark Borden, PhD, Professor

University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Paolo Colonna, PhD, Professor

Policlinico University of Bari, Italy

Olivier Couture, PhD, Research Director

Sorbonne Université Paris, CNRS, INSERM, France

Eleanor Stride, PhD, Professor

University of Oxford, UK

Beat Kaufmann, PhD, Professor

University of Basel, Switzerland

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