Mitochondrial Disease Conference 2024

Save the date!
Mitocon and its Scientific Committee, are pleased to announce  the 14th edition of the Mitochondrial Disease Conference – Mito Conference 2024 which will take place from 25th  to 27th of October in Padova, Italy.

As usual, the event will be in two parts: the Scientific Meeting,  25-26 October and the Convention for Patients/Families on Sunday 27th of October. In parallel to the main session, a Satellite Symposium on Mitochondrial Optic Neuropathies will be held. During the scientific meetings, participation of patients and families will be encouraged.

We look forward to welcoming you in Padova!

How to join?

Registration for physicians, researchers, healthcare professionals, trainees and students is open until 24 September. By 24 July it is possible to register at a reduced fee. Registration for patients and families is open until 13 October.

Why join the Mito Conference?

The conference will give an overall overview on the advances, challenges and potential opportunities in the field of mitochondrial medicine and research, both nationally and internationally. Topics ranging from basic science, natural history, advances in diagnosis and therapeutics, to the use of artificial intelligence in medicine will be discussed by the national and international scientific community. For physicians and researchers, the Mito Conference will be a great opportunity for networking; for young investigators, it will be an excellent training opportunity; CME credits will be provided. For patients and families, it is the only place to find out more about mitochondrial diseases, to seek advice and to ask questions to experts.

The Young Investigator Session

This year, one session of the Conference will be entirely dedicated to young clinicians and researchers. The call for abstract submission to the Young Investigator Session is now open! Those interested are invited to submit an abstract no later than June 20th. Will be awarded the best oral presentation and the best poster presentation to recognise and stimulate the high-level scientific activity of young scientists in the field of mitochondrial diseases.

The Mito Awards

We are also pleased to announce the Mito Awards, the award promoted by Mitocon and aimed at national young physicians, researchers and biologists up to 35 years of age, involved in the study and research on mitochondrial disorders. It is possible to submit an abstract by 15 September. The call for abstract is now open!

How the Mito Conference will be organised?

The event is structured in two parts: the Scientific Meeting (25 and 26 October) and the Patient and Family Convention (Sunday 27 October). The Mito Conference will be held in English to facilitate the participation of physicians and researchers from all over the world, simultaneous translation will be provided on Saturday 26th. We look forward to welcoming you to this extraordinary event!