Dear all,

With great pleasure we announce that the 32nd annual meeting of the NVCB will be held on 10 & 11 November 2022 in “Conferentiecentrum Woudschoten te Zeist”.

Invited and confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Wim van Hul, Centrum Medische Genetica, Antwerp University, Belgium
Dr. Rachel Schats, Human Osteoarchaeology in the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, the Netherlands
Prof. dr. Irene Mathijssen, Chirurg, afdeling Plastische en Reconstructieve Chirurgie, Erasmus MC, the Netherlands

Registration and abstract submission is now open here. The registration/submission deadline is 9th October 2022.
The final program will be published on the website of our society (
(In case the link doesn’t work go to:

If you want to submit an abstract, please make sure that your abstract is finished before continuing the registration process.

Guidelines Abstract:

Title: max 30 words

Abstract text: max 300 words

Title, Authors, Presenting Author & Abstract can be pasted into the registration form. There is no need to format the abstract (font styles/face/size)


Best Publication Award

In 2022 a prize will be awarded for the best publication in the field of bone and calcified tissue research, the “Best Publication Award” (€250) at the annual meeting. PhD students as well as those that have received their PhD not longer than two years ago can apply for this award. The scientific publication should be sent before 1st of October as a PDF-file to the secretary of the society ( The manuscript must have been published between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2022. More details can be found on the NVCB website.

Hope to see many of you!