ISAR 2019

  • Where:
    Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden
    Breestraat 60
    2311 CS
  • When:
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From Saturday the 1st of June until Monday the 3rd of June 2019, ISAR 2019 will take place in Leiden in The Netherlands. All information concerning the congress can be found on this page. 


Registration fees:

Early bird rate
€ 600,-
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Normal registration rate
€ 650,-
Deadline: 1 May 2019
Late registration rate
€ 750,-
Deadline: 31 May 2019

Conference organizing committee ISAR 2019

Rob Nelissen
Wim Schreurs
Marieke Ostendorf
Geke Denissen
Liz Paxton
Ola Rolfson

Scientific committee ISAR 2019

Steering Committee

President: Liz Paxton
Past President: Richard de Steiger
President Elect: Ola Rolfson
Secretary/Treasurer: Henrik Malchau
Member at Large: Daniel J Berry, Otto Robertsson, Mark Wilkinson, Ronald Navarro, Stephen Graves
Adjunct Member: Paul Voorhorst, AdvaMed, Rob Nelissen, NORE


Kajsa Erikson


Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 22, 2019
Information regarding submission of abstracts – please look at the ISAR website.
Abstracts should be sent to:


Featured topics ISAR 2019

  • Statistics and methodologies: Machine and Deep learning
  • New Medical Device Regulations EU
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • Harmonisation / IPL / Benchmarking
  • PROMs; Impact on clinical practice
  • International Signal detection
  • Shoulder, hip, knee, fractures sessions
  • Data Visualisation / Informatics Workshop
  • Reviewer / presenter discussion on best papers
  • Poster Walk
  • Outcomes following revision surgery
  • Impact of registries
  • International collaborations
  • Industry sessions
  • Free papers


ISAR 2019 will be in Leiden, The Netherlands.It is easily accessible through Amsterdam International Airport, which is just 15 minutes away and Rotterdam The Hague Airport at 25 minutes travel time.

Trains from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Central Station go six times per hour. Travel time is approximately 15 minutes.




Congress Venue

The ISAR congress takes place in the ‘Stadsgehoorzaal’ in Leiden in The Netherlands

Address: Breestraat 60, Leiden

The congress venue is marked in a red box on the map below. The blue box is the City Resort Hotel, which can be booked via the registration form. All pink boxes are the available boutique hotels. The yellow boxes show where the ‘Get Together’ on Saturday and the Dinner Party on Sunday take place.

Walking distance:

Congress venue to City Resort Leiden: 14 minutes
Congress venue to D’Oude Morsch: 8 minutes
Congress venue to Steenhof Suites: 6 minutes
Congress venue to Huys van Leyden: 10 minutes
Congress venue to Barones van Leyden: 10 minutes


Several events will be organised during ISAR 2019.

Welcome in Town Hall

On Friday the 31st of May, from 4 – 7 PM the mayor of Leiden will welcome all ISAR 2019 delegates in the town hall of Leiden.

Address: Breestraat 94-96, Leiden

Informal get together

The informal Get Togheter on Saturday 1 June 2019 will take place in ‘Rijksmuseum Boerhaave’.

Address: Lange Sint Agnietenstraat 10, Leiden
The event venue is only at 4 minutes walking distance from the congress venue.

ISAR is proud to host the ‘Get Together’ in Rijksmuseum Boerhaave. The museum is the Netherlands’ treasure chamber of science and medicine. Enjoy some drinks with your peers and feel free to visit the museum.


On Sunday evening, the second of June 2019, a dinner will take place in ‘The National Museum of Antiquities’ in Leiden. All delegates of the congress and their partners are invited for this special evening.

Address: Rapenburg 28, Leiden
The event venue is only at 5 minutes walking distance from the congress venue and at 13 minutes walking distance from City Resort Leiden.

The National Museum of Antiquities brings archaeology and the ancient world to life. At our museum, everyone can discover the age-old civilizations of Egypt, the Classical World, the ancient Near East, and the Netherlands – in prehistoric, Roman, and medieval times.

City Resort Leiden

Wake up with a view on the dune tops of the North Sea shore or with a beautiful panorama on the old village of Leiden city. The hotel is easily accessible because of the perfect location next to Central Station. In the multifunctional building Level, which is known because of its special layered form of architecture, Hotel Leiden, a unique hotel with 120 comfortable four-star hotel rooms, suites, and apartments.

City Resort Leiden is at 13 minutes walking distance from the congress venue ‘Stadsgehoorzaal’.

Prices (hotelroom including breakfast):

  • Deluxe double room: €137,50 ONLY A FEW LEFT
  • Superior room: €148,50 SOLD OUT
  • Deluxe single room: €126,50 SOLD OUT

All rooms at City Resort Leiden on Thursday and Monday are sold out. 

Please note that city tax is not included yet.

Bookings can be made via the registration form.

D’Oude Morsch

Boutique Hotel d’Oude Morsch: a historical but contemporary hotel on the edge of the centre of Leiden.  With the shopping street, museums and the station around the corner you are close to everything. Parking is possible across the street of the hotel.

D’Oude Morsch is at 8 minutes walking distance from the congress venue ‘Stadsgehoorzaal’.

All rooms at D’Oude Morsch are sold out. 

Prices are excluding city tax (€ 2,50 per person per night) and breakfast(€ 14,50 per person per day).

Bookings can be made via the registration form.

Steenhof Suites

One of Leiden’s oldest listed buildings, ’t Bruggehoofd at Steenschuur, has been given a grand new purpose … Steenhof Suites. This historic place practically begs you to a stay in an atmosphere of romance and homeliness. You will feel like you have stepped back in time, in the days of the Dutch masters and horse and carriage.

Steenhof Suites is at 6 minutes walking distance from the congress venue ‘Stadsgehoorzaal’.

All rooms at Steenhof Suites are sold out. 

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