March 25 – 29, 2018

50th International Diagnostic Course Davos 2018

Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis

IDKD Course

IDKD Workshops

IDKD Lectures

Download Final Program (PDF, 1.33 MB)

Full Day Refresher Course "Fundamentals in Imaging: From Head to Toe",
Saturday, March 24, 2018

Come to Davos and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of IDKD with us!

For course fees, please see Registration Fees overview below.



Before you proceed with your registration, please study the below information carefully. You would find more information about the Course schedule and organisation on the General Information page.
If you have any questions or doubts, please do not hesitate to contact the IDKD Team at


If you wish to be placed in the same class with your colleague, once you are registered, you would be able to request this electronically via MyUserArea. Please put your request through as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


Laptops for case viewing

During the 2018 Course, the IDKD will no longer provide rental laptops. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops (PC or Mac) to view cases. 220V electric outlets will be available in the classrooms.


Information for the participants of the Saturday, March 24, 2018 Course "Fundamentals in Imaging: From Head to Toe"

As a new beginning in 2018, the Course Directors and Course Advisors have introduced a special course, entitled "Fundamentals in Imaging: From Head to Toe", that will take place on Saturday, March 24, 2018 prior to the IDKD.

This course will replace the traditional Satellite Courses, that will not be held in 2018.

The 50th IDKD registration fees do not include the Saturday course: if you are attending the IDKD course, please select two tickets while registering.


Information for the IDKD Course participants, March 25-29, 2018 "Diseases of Abdomen and Pelvis"

Celebrate our 50th anniversary with us!

New in 2017 and 2018: with the current course schedule offering shorter lunch breaks, IDKD will provide lunch to all the participants. All Course lunches are included in the ticket fee. During the online registration process, please select either a meat or vegetarian menu option. When schedule allows, hot meat and vegetarian meals will be served buffet style.


Payments by bank transfer, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. We regret, that we are unable to accept American Express.


Registration Fee (includes lunch)

until end of day January 31, 2018
until end of day March 18, 2018
from March 19, 2018
Regular IDKD fee  CHF 1'270.-  CHF 1'495.- CHF 1'595.-
Resident IDKD fee CHF 995.-  CHF 1'195.- CHF 1'295.-
Regular Saturday Course CHF 300.- CHF 320.- CHF 340.-
Resident Saturday Course CHF 240.- CHF 260.- CHF 280.-
IDKD Dinner CHF 95.- CHF 95.- CHF 95.-

Cancellation policy

Any request for change in your registration needs to be submitted in writing to
In case of cancellation, IDKD will process the refunds as follows:
- 80% refund for cancellations received until January 31, 2018
- 50% refund for cancellations received until February 25, 2018
- no refunds thereafter


If you have any questions or doubts, please do not hesitate to contact the IDKD Team at


Future Courses

50th IDKD Davos 2018 Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis March 25 – 29, 2018

8th IDKD Asia 2018 Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck and the Musculoskeletal Diseases June 8 – 10, 2018, Beijing
June 15 – 17, 2018, Hong Kong

3rd IDKD South America 2018 Diseases of the Chest, Heart and Vessels including     special track on Cardiac Imaging August 30 – September 2, 2018, Sao Paulo 

11th IDKD Greece 2018 Musculoskeletal Diseases September 7 – 9, 2018, Athens

51st IDKD Davos 2019 Diseases of the Chest, Breast, Heart and Vessels March 31 – April 4, 2019  

52th IDKD Davos 2020 Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck, Spine March 21 – 26, 2020

Foundation for the Advancement of Education in Medical Radiology, Hertistrasse 26, CH-8304 Wallisellen, Switzerland
Copyright © 2013 – 2017