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Game Changers in Nephrology

This year’s theme will be Game Changers in Nephrology.

There will be seven main tracks for the 62nd ERA Congress:

  1. Physiology, Cell Biology & Genetic Diseases
  2. Glomerular & Tubulo-interstitial Diseases
  3. Chronic Kidney Disease
  4. Dialysis
  5. Kidney Transplantation
  6. Hypertension & Diabetes
  7. AKI & Critical Care Nephrology


For further inquiries, please contact program@era-online.org

Scientific Committee

Paola Romagnani

Paola Romagnani


Hans-Joachim Anders, Germany

Alessandra Boletta, Italy

Peter Boor, Germany

Annette Bruchfeld, Sweden

Sophie Chauvet, France

Emilie Cornec Le Gall, France

Orsolya Cseprekál, Hungary

Kathrin Eller, Austria

Beatriz Fernandez-Fernandez, Spain

Danilo Fliser, Germany

Juergen Floege, Germany

Ronald Gansevoort, The Netherlands

Will Herrington, United Kingdom

Tobias Huber, Germany

Michel Jadoul, Belgium

Mehmet Kanbay, Türkiye

Julia Kerschbaum, Austria

Nithya Krishnan, United Kingdom

Elena Levtchenko, Belgium

Valerie Luyckx, Switzerland

Bairbre McNicholas, Ireland

Rainer Oberbauer, Austria

Alberto Ortiz, Spain

Pierre Ronco, France

Ivan Rychlik, Czech Republic

Marieta Theodorakopoulou, Greece

Roser Torra, Spain

Francesco Trepiccione, Italy

Serhan Tuglular, Türkiye

Amaryllis Van Craenenbroeck, Belgium

Christoph Wanner, Germany

Emanuel Zitt, Austria

CME Committee

ERA Continuing Medical Education (CME) Committee was established in 2018 to oversee the educational activities on the first day of the ERA Annual Congresses.

Beatriz Fernández-Fernández

Beatriz Fernández-Fernández


Orsolya Cseprekál, Hungary

Danilo Fliser, Germany

Albert Ong, United Kingdom

Alberto Ortiz, Spain

FAQ - General information

Frequently asked questions about the Scientific Programme. Please note that the information below is constantly being updated.

What is the theme of the 62nd ERA Congress?

The theme for this year’s event is “Game Changers in Nephrology“.

Will the Congress feature educational sessions?

Yes, the event also includes educational sessions arranged by the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Committee and practical courses scheduled on the initial day of the Congress.

How is the Scientific Programme structured?

The 62nd ERA Congress will present a well-organised scientific programme that combines cutting-edge research with a comprehensive overview of the most relevant fields in the prevention, detection and treatment of kidney diseases.

There will be seven main tracks for the 62nd ERA Congress:

  • Physiology, cell biology & genetic diseases
  • Glomerular & Tubulo-interstitial diseases
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplantation (clinical and immunology)
  • Hypertension & Diabetes
  • AKI & Critical Care Nephrology

How many speakers will be invited?

Around 250 invited speakers from all over the world will provide a comprehensive global view of their research activities, optimized patient care, and kidney disease management.

Which kind of sessions can we expect?

The Scientific Programme offers a diverse range of Plenary Lectures, Symposia, Mini Lectures, Free Communications, Focussed Orals, Moderated Orals, e-Posters, Creative Labs, Learn by Practice, Late Breaking Clinical Trials sessions, Educational sessions and Practical courses, covering different facets of basic and clinical Nephrology, along with the latest research in the field.

What is the format of the 62nd ERA Congress?

The 62nd ERA Congress will be held virtually and in person in Vienna.

Will all sessions be available on-demand?

After each session finishes, the vast majority of it will be available on-demand through our website for attendees who have registered.

Access will require a valid registration ticket.

What is the language of the Congress?

The Congress’s official language is English, and no simultaneous translation shall be provided.

How are speakers selected?

The Scientific Committee carefully selects all Congress speakers to ensure professional proficiency, gender equality and geographical balance.

The European Renal Association is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity, with a particular focus on:

Professional value: Speakers who are highly regarded in their field globally.

Future potential: Up-and-coming professionals who have shown exceptional ability in their research.

Communication skills: Speakers must be adept at communicating effectively with all participants in our Congress.