JUNE 11-12 2020


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We are sorry to inform you that SonoScandinavia 2020 is cancelled.

Dear colleagues,

In light of the current uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Euroson 2020 Local Organizing Committee has made the very difficult and unprecedented decision to cancel the upcoming Euroson 2020, that was to be held 11th-13th of June 2020 in Bergen, Norway.

The Norwegian Society of Ultrasound and Diagnostics (NFUD), The Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Ultrasound in Gastroenterology (NCUG) and SonoScandinavia are devastated by this decision. However, we see it as the only viable option given the predominant disruption and uncertainty caused by the current pandemic.

Our decision was made in accordance with the Norwegian Government’s mandate for all non-essential gatherings of more than 500 people to be cancelled, and especially warning of gatherings that include health care professionals. 

It is heartbreaking to us all that we will not be able to welcome you to Euroson 2020 in Bergen, and we would like to thank you for your efforts- they have not

been wasted. 

As a consequence of the cancellation NFUD and NCUG stand before a significant economic loss. We still do not have all answers to practicalities concerning refund of tickets purchased.

As a first step we would recommend you reach out to your transporting company or insurance company for refund of tickets.

In the weeks to follow, our PCO and we hope to have more specific advice concerning practicalities, and we ask for your understanding and appreciate your patience.

Furthermore, we are working on potential alternatives for all of you that have submitted abstracts, and we will update you if, and as soon as we have found a solution and concluded with our collaborating partners.

On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee we deeply regret any inconvenience and disappointment caused by cancellation of Euroson 2020, and we share your disappointment.

However, we believe this is the most responsible course of action to protect the health and well-being of attendees and the patients they serve, presenters, exhibitiors, staff, vendors and all those engaged in the conference. The safety and health of you will always be our first priority.

We have been overwhelmed by the interest in this years’ event and we would like to thank our colleagues on the Local Organizing Committee and the respective program planning committees for all the hard work and effort dedicated to this meeting over the past 3 years.

Sincerely yours,

The SonoScandinavia course committee and 

The Euroson 2020 Board:

Prof. Odd Helge Gilja               Asc. Prof. Roald F. Havre                   Dr. Anesa Mulabecirovic

Euroson Congress President    Chair Scientific Committee               Congress General Secretary


11 June, Thu


0810-0830: Coffee, registration

0830-0850: Intro

0850-0910: Why clinicians should do US

0910-0930: Why do aorta US

0930-0950: Why do DVT US

0950-1010: Why do lung US

1010-1030: Coffee break

1030-1050: Physics

1050-1110: Why do cardiac US

1110-1130: Why do advanced cardiac US

1130-1150: Why do RUQ US

1150-1210: Why do Renal US


1210-1300: Lunch

1300-1620: Hands on training in stations. Demonstrations on aorta, DVT, Lung, Cardiac, RUQ, Renal, Advanced cardiac US

12 June, Fri

0830-0850: How to educate yourself using online stuff

0850-0910: Why do US guided IV placement

0910-0930: Why do US guided nerve blocks

0930-0950: FAST

1000-1030: Coffee break

1030-1050: Why do obstetric US

1050-1110: Why do MSK US (Shoulder, Hands, Hips, Knees)

1110-1130: Why do MSK injections

1130-1150: Why do pediatric US

1150-1210: Why do appendicitis/SBO US


1210-1300: Lunch

1300-1800: Hands on training in stations. Demonstrations on FAST, RUQ, Renal, OB, MSK, MSK Injections, IV placement, nerve blocks, peds, appendicitis, ocular


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