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ISSOP 2018 / General information

Scientific Committee:

Thorsten Langer (Germany), Ute Thyen (Germany), Nick Spencer (UK), Jeff Goldhagen (USA), Rosie Kyeremateng (UK), Barbara Rubio (Spain), Helmut Hollmann (Germany)

Local Organizing Committee:

Helmut Hollmann, Johannes Breuer
Harald Bode, Peter Borusiak, Karel Hoppenbrouwers, Thorsten Langer, Volker Mall, Mechthild Paul, Erika Sievers

Congress Venue:

Universitätsklinikum Bonn (UKB)
Biomedizinisches Zentrum (BMZ)
Venusberg, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

Congress office:

Kinderneurologisches Zentrum
LVR-Klinik Bonn
Mr. Helmut Hollmann
E-mail: Helmut.Hollmann@lvr.de
Waldenburger Ring 46, 53119 Bonn, Germany

Registration, Abstract submission:

Office of German Society for Social Pediatrics (DGSPJ)
Ms. Katarzyna Paul
E-mail: geschaeftsstelle@dgspj.de
Chausseestr. 128/129, 10115 Berlin, Germany

Low carbon footprint travel:

Engagement of ISSOP against the climate change: choose your personal low carbon footprint and win the ISSOP Sustainability Prize!
More about that here.


EU nationals: EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.

Non-EU nationals: Generally speaking, all other foreigners require a visa for stays in Germany. A visa is not required for visits of up to 90 days in an 180‑day period for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement.

You will find an overview on visa requirements here:

Table of countries whose citizens require/do not require visas to enter Germany

(Source: Federal Foreign Office)

Official Language:

The official language of the Congress is English. No translation will be provided.


The organizers do not accept any responsibility for injuries/damages or losses sustained by persons or personal belongings during the conference. Participants are strongly advised to carry appropriate travelling and health insurance.