Dear Colleagues & Friends,

It is a great honour to invite you to the 49th EDTNA/ERCA International Conference that will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 12th - 15th, 2020.

We are proud to introduce you to the Conference theme - ‘Knowledge, Skills & Commitment – Core Elements to Manage Care’. 

The EDTNA/ERCA is a multidisciplinary organization for those working in renal care. Through the Scientific Program we offer a significant and valuable contribution to the care, given to those referred to our renal services. The Conference is a forum for sharing the best research and innovations in practice and helps in initiating and promoting quality renal research and practice around the world. The Conference has an important role of educating, exchanging information and experience, utilizing the expertise of health care professionals, service leaders, academics, researchers, care givers, people with renal disease and industry partners. Delegates from around 65 countries, who come together to share experience, innovations and knowledge. 

We look forward welcoming you to the lovely city of Ljubljana!

Ilaria de Barbieri
EDTNA/ERCA Scientific Program Committee Chair

The Conference Topics

Caring for the Well-being of Renal Healthcare Professionals

CKD-Prevention & Delay

Communication kills NEW!

Conservative Renal Care

End of life care

Ethical, Psychological and Social Impact of CKD


Healthcare professionals Education

Home Therapies

Kidney Failure in Older People

Leadership for Renal Health Care Professionals

Multimorbidity in Renal Care


Open Forum

Paediatric Renal Care

Patient Education

Peritoneal Dialysis

Risk Management & Quality Improvement

Sustainability and Green approach NEW!

The Patient Experience

Transition from paediatric to adult care NEW!


Vascular Access  

EDTNA/ERCA Secretariat

Källstorps Gård / Högs Byväg 118 / SE-246 55 Löddeköpinge / Sweden
Phone: +46 46 70 96 24 /

Head Office

EDTNA/ERCA, Seestrasse 91, CH 6052 Hergiswil, Switzerland