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German Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DKOU 2023)

24. - 27.10.2023, Berlin


This year’s DKOU (Deutscher Kongress für Orthopaedie und Unfallchirurgie) is themed „#CompetentInQualityAndProgress“ and takes place from 24 to 27 October 2023 in Berlin. It comprises the 4th Congress of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU), the 108th Annual Conference of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC), the 86th Annual Conference of the German Trauma Society (DGU), as well as the 63rd Annual Conference of the Professional Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (BVOU).

About 8,000 orthopaedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, orthopaedic technicians, medical staff, nurses and physiotherapists will attend. Renowned cooperation partners support the inter-disciplinary and inter-professional exchange. Along with the guest nations China and France, international lectures are presented in English.

Please visit for the congress programme including poster exhibition, an extensive satellite programme, details of the industrial exhibition, attractive events and further information.

Scientific Program