General Informations

The event

Name: ESE Basic Endocrinology Course on Current achievements in molecular biological methods and their utility in diagnosis and therapy of endocrine tumors and neuroendocrinology 2017
Congress dates: 8-10 February, 2017
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Congress website:

President of the Congress

Attila Patócs
Endocrine Genetics Laboratory
2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University
Szentkirályi 46. 1088 Budapest, Hungary
Phone:  +36 20 663 2596

Programme organizing committee

Attila Patócs (Hungary) - Chair
Csaba Fekete (Hungary) 
Péter Igaz (Hungary) 
Marta Korbonits (UK) European Society of Endocrinology representative
Miklós Tóth (Hungary) –Hungarian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Vince Kornél Grolmusz Hungary)

Expected attendance

The organizers expect an international attendance of about 100 participants on the congress days.

Main topics

  • Genetic and genomic alterations in endocrine tumours, focusing on high throughput methods
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Signalling pathways, molecular networks in endocrine tumours as potential therapeutical targets
  • Methods for evaluation of epigenetic alterations in endocrine tumours

Invited speakers

Lászlo Hunyady, Hungary
Jerome Bertherat, France
Márta Korbonits, UK
Guillaume Assie, France
Joakim Crona, Sweden
Maria Luisa Brandi, Italy
Josef Köhrle
Krisztina Kovacs, Hungary
Csaba Fekete, Hungary
Raphaël Denis, France
Vincent Prevot, France
Balázs Gereben, Hungary
Zoltán Sapi, Hungary
Justo Castaño, Spain
George Youseff, Canada
Attila Patócs, Hungary
Clara Alvarez, Spain
Maria Chiara Zatelli, Italy
Cristina L. Ronchi, Germany
Maris Laan, Estonia
Béla Molnár, Hungary
Tamás Arányi, Hungary
Henriett Butz, Hungary
Péter Igaz, Hungary
Constanze Hantel, Germany

Congress Venue

Danubius Hotel Flamenco****
Tas vezér utca 3-7., 1113 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36 1 889 5600,


Hotel details

The hotel is located in green surroundings, only 15 minutes from the heart of the city. The EXECUTIVE CLUB floors provide a quiet breakfast lounge with your favorite daily papers.

The property is ideal venue for meetings, with numerous separate function rooms and facilities.


Accessibility to the Congress Venue from the Liszt Ferenc International Airport

By taxi: After arrival to Budapest at Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Budapest, you should take official airport taxis. For any taxi ride within Budapest, it is strongly recommended to use officially authorized taxis: Főtaxi: (+361) 222-2222, City Taxi: (+361) 211-1111, Tele5taxi: (+361) 555-5555. Estimated taxi fare: 30 EUR (one way)

By shuttle minibus: At the airport, you may also take the minibus. The fixed price for the Airport Minibus Service is about 19 EUR, which will take you to any destination in Budapest and also pick you up at your hotel for your return flight.

Public transportation: Public transportation between the airport and the hotels/congress venue is less expensive (3 Euro for a one-way trip) but also less convenient, with at least 3 transfers.

General information


GETTING IN: Citizens of EU- and EEA-member states may travel to Hungary without a visa. Family members of citizens of EEA Member States may also travel to Hungary without a visa if they received a residence card issued for family members of EEA citizens or a residence permit issued by any Schengen Member State. For detailed information in English, please visit

WITH PERSONAL ID CARD: Citizens of the following countries may enter the territory of Hungary with a personal identification card for a stay of maximum 90 days, provided the purpose of their visit is not to take up work or to conduct business-related activities: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

WITH PASSPORT: Citizens of the following states may also travel to Hungary without a visa:Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Denmark, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (applies only to holders of a passport of the special administrative territory of Hong Kong), Iceland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Macao (applies only to holders of a passport of the special administrative territory of Macao), Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Salvador, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela


The organizers do not accept any responsibility for injuries/damages or losses sustained by persons or personal belongings during the conference. Participants are strongly advised to carry appropriate travelling and health insurance

Name Badges

All registered delegates and accompanying persons are required to wear a conference name badge when attending sessions and social events.

Official Language

The official language of the Congress is English. No translation will be provided.  

Coffee Breaks

Refreshments and coffee will be served in the Trade Exhibition Area during breaks.

Certification of Attendance

The Certificate of Attendance will be available at the registration desk on the last day of the Conference