Congress Spin-Off with Masterclasses

Congress 2022 Spin-Off with Masterclasses

on 17 March 2023 in Salzburg, Austria

The Congress Spin-Off is a new implemented EAN event and deems to gather smaller and homogenous groups of participants. Outstanding lectures already presented at the previous congress will be taken up again and discussed with the audience. 

The Overarching Theme of the first Spin-Off is: 

“The role of Complement inhibition in Neurological Rare Disease: from Myasthenia Gravis to other muscle diseases”.

The format shall allow to continue the scientific dialogue amongst health care professionals outside of the annual congress and give the possibility to further discussion and exchange on a specific topic.

Hotel Heffterhof
Salzburg, Austria

up to 100 participants (25 participants per masterclass session)

What to expect:

  • The participation of the masterclasses, coffee breaks, lunch and dinner are free of charge.
  • Networking possibility with participants and speakers.
  • All participants will receive a certificate after having finished the Spin-Off.


  • Travel and accommodation (if needed) must be covered by the participant.
  • Participation of the entire Spin-Off is expected.

The programme is put together by the EAN programme committee according to the overarching theme and shall give participants the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in this area.

For preparation purposes, participants registered to the Spin-Off have to watch the corresponding congress lectures on the EAN eLearning platform.

The on-site part will begin with a welcome session, followed by four parallel masterclass sessions with rotating audiences. At the end of the Spin-Off, all speakers will summarize their courses in a closing session.


EAN Congress 2022 Spin-Off

Friday, March 17, 2023

Hotel Heffterhof Salzburg, Austria

The lectures are scheduled the whole day, in between there will be coffee breaks and one late lunch break. Participation in the entire event is expected.

Up to 100 participants

Programme Overview

Speaker: Amelia Evoli, Rome, Italy

The clinical presentation and state-of-the art diagnostics in myasthenia gravis

Speaker: Marianne de Visser, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

HyperCKemia: from common to rare

Speaker: Antonio Toscano, Messina, Italy 

Clinical and antibody patterns of inflammatory myopathies


11:00 Welcome Gathering
11:30 – 12:00 Welcome Session in Main Room with a short introduction of the overarching topic and the 4 speakers and corresponding lectures
12:00 – 12:55 Masterclass Session 1 – parallel in 4 groups with 25 participants each
12:55 – 13:15 20min networking & coffee
13:15 – 14:10 Masterclass Session 2 – parallel in 4 groups with 25 participants each
14:10 – 15:10 Late Lunch Break
15:10 – 16:05 Masterclass Session 3 – parallel in 4 groups with 25 participants each
16:05 – 16:25 20min networking & coffee
16:25 – 17:15 Masterclass Session 4 – parallel in 4 groups with 25 participants each
17:15 – 17:35 20min networking & coffee
17:35 – 18:30 Closing and Wrap up in the Main Room
19:30 Aperitif
20:30 Closing Dinner


Please make sure to log into your myEAN account to gain access to registration.
The Resgistration for the Congress 2022 Spin-Off  is only possible if you are part of one of the following groups

  • RRFS Members 
  • Full or Corresponding Individual Members
  • FEAN Member
  • Student Member
  • Associate Members

The Spin Off is an EAN Event supported by Alexion