Dear Distinguished Colleagues, Delegates and Industry Partners,

it is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we extend a warm welcome to you at the FFN European Regional Congress 2024.

We are excited to bring together physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, and leaders in the field of fragility fractures, and provide a lively platform to learn and share their knowledge and views in a creative and engaging setting at the beautiful city of Istanbul. The three-day programme, with cutting-edge lectures given by experts, excellent scientific abstract presentations, inspiring educational sessions, will guarantee a memorable congress. The Congress program will encompass all key aspects of the fragility fracture care pathway, from the acute phase and rehabilitation to discharge, secondary prevention and return to community, giving a multidisciplinary perspective and ‘voice’ to patients and carers.

This conference is not just an opportunity to share knowledge but also a platform to foster collaboration, exchange ideas, and build meaningful connections within the field of fragility fractures. We have organized networking breaks and social events to encourage informal interactions, giving you the chance to connect and forge new partnerships.

Istanbul is a city rich in history, culture, and captivating natural beauty. An enchanting place, spanning two continents, is the ideal meeting point to foster fruitful connections. Join us in this exciting Congress, with a fundamental role in building a world that FFN envisions: a world where anybody who sustains a fragility fracture achieves the optimal recovery of independent function and quality of life, with no further fractures.

We look forward to welcoming you to the FFN European Regional Congress 2024 in the exciting and historical city of Istanbul!