ESO Guideline Development Workshop 2020

Due to the postponement of the ESO-WSO Conference, the 9th Workshop on ESO Guidelines Development will be held on 6 November 2020


6 November 2020


Austria Center Vienna, Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, Vienna

ESO is interested to provide guidelines that follow the highest standards. During the Guideline Development Workshop participants will get familiar with the process that ESO follows to develop guidelines, which includes among others:

  • Wording of PICO questions
  • Performing systematic literature searches
  • Systematic evaluation of literature searches
  • Systematic evaluation of evidence of literature
  • Use of meta-analyses tool
  • Grading the available evidence
  • Grading the strength of recommendation
  • Structure of a systematic recommendation

The detailed programme will be published shortly.

Participants are expected

  • To be ESO member
  • To participate in writing an ESO guideline within an ESO working group (as a member or a leader)

How to apply
Please send your application to

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Vienna!

Simona Sacco & Philippe Lyrer
Chairs of the Guideline Workshop Sub-Committee

The Guideline Development Workshop is free of charge.
Travel arrangements and overnight stays need to be paid by the participants.

This workshop is supported  by an unrestricted educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim.