ARTERY Executive Committee Elections 2023

ARTERY Society Elections 2023

Voting will open on Thursday 14 September 2023

At the next ARTERY AGM, the following members of the Executive Committee (EC) will complete their terms of office.

  • Thomas Weber (President) – will be appointed as Advisor to the Society in his capacity as Past President of the Society.
  • Alun Hughes (Treasurer) – Eligible for one more term as Treasurer or another Officer role.
  • Pedro Cunha (General Secretary) – Eligible for one more term as General Secretary, two terms as Treasurer, or Vice President.
  • Rosa Maria Bruno (Ordinary EC Member) – Eligible for an Officer Position – Secretary, Treasurer or Vice-President.
  • Bart Spronck (Ordinary EC Member) – Eligible for an Officer Position – Secretary, Treasurer or Vice-President.
  • János Nemcsik (Ordinary EC Member) – Eligible for one more term as an Ordinary EC member or Officer Position of Secretary, Treasurer or Vice-President.
  • Dimitrios Terentes-Printzios (Ordinary EC Member) – Eligible for one more term as an Ordinary EC member or Officer Position of Secretary, Treasurer or Vice-President.
  • Alessandro Giudici (Young Investigator Chair) – Eligible for two terms as an Ordinary EC member.

Carmel McEniery will take on the office of President of ARTERY for a period of two years (2023-2025).

Nominations are invited from eligible ARTERY Members to be re-elected or to join the ARTERY Executive Committee. Nominations are welcome for the following positions and will be for a period of two years with effect from the AGM to be held on 6th October 2023:

Nominations are open for the following offices:

  • Vice-President
  • General Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • 4 Ordinary EC Members
  • Young Investigator Chair (to be elected by Full ARTERY Society Young Investigator members only).

Only Full ARTERY Society members who have paid their current annual membership for the Society are eligible for election to the Executive Committee.

Members of the Executive Committee who have served two consecutive terms of Office remain eligible for election to the office of Vice-President, Secretary, or Treasurer and may serve up to two consecutive terms in the same office.

Any elected member of the Executive Committee who has served for three consecutive terms of office shall only be eligible for election to the offices of Vice-President or President.

Young Investigator Chair

Please note that nominations for this role are open to all Full ARTERY Society Young Investigators only (age of 40 or under) who have paid their membership subscription as indicated.

Any person wishing to stand for election to the Committee should provide the following:

  1. A statement (no more than 250 words), clearly stating which position they wish to apply for and why they wish to stand for the Executive Committee.
  2. Photograph (head and shoulders).
  3. Nominations should be supported by two Full ARTERY Society members, who should provide a statement (no more than 250 words) outlining why they feel the nominee should be considered for election to the Committee.

Applications should be made using the online application form below. The deadline is 09.00 (BST), Monday 11th September 2023.

In the event of more than two nominations being received for any Officer vacancy, or more than 4 nominations to fill the Ordinary EC member vacancies, an electronic vote will be held of all Full ARTERY Society members who have paid by 11th September. This will take the following format:

Nomination Timeline 2023

  • Monday 11th September – Nominations close at 09.00 BST.
  • Thursday 14th September – Voting* opens to all Full ARTERY Society members who have paid for 2023 membership by 13th September 12 noon BST.
  • Thursday 28th September – Voting closes at 09.00 BST.
  • Friday 6th October – Announcement of Election results made at the ARTERY AGM.

*Voting will only be necessary if the number of applicants exceeds the number of vacancies.

  1. Voting will be open to all Full ARTERY Society members who have paid for their 2023 membership by 11th September (Retired, Honorary and Student Members are not eligible to vote). Voting will be electronic and managed by the ARTERY Secretariat (Conference Collective Ltd). Voting will close at 09:00 BST on Thursday 28th September 2023.
  2. The election to the Executive Committee is confirmed by a simple majority of those voting.
  3. The Executive Committee will appoint the Secretariat (Conference Collective Ltd) to serve as scrutineers and to supervise the conduct of the ballot and the counting of the Votes.
  4. The results will be announced by the President at the Annual Business Meeting.
  5. If two or more candidates receive the same number of votes, the final decision will be made jointly by the current President (Professor Thomas Weber) & President-Elect (Dr Carmel McEniery).
  6. The original electronic votes will be kept by the Secretariat for reference for a period of 6 months.

Become a Member

Become a member of ARTERY and be part of an international, professionally diverse network of members.

About us

ARTERY promotes the advancement of knowledge and dissemination of information concerning the pathophysiology, pharmacology, epidemiology, detection, investigation and treatment of arterial structure and function.

Artery Research Journal

Artery Research is the official journal of the Association for Research into Arterial Structure and Physiology (ARTERY, the Society).


5th to 7th October 2023

Important Dates

Abstracts deadline extended to 12th July 2023.
Registration is Open.
Career Development Lecture Applications close on 12th July 2023.


Bundeskunsthalle Museum, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany GmbH, Museum Mile Bonn, Helmut-Kohl-Allee 4, 53113, Bonn, Germany


The Abstract submission deadline has been extended until Wednesday 12th July!

ARTERY welcomes abstracts for both oral and poster presentations dealing with clinical research, experimental studies, epidemiology, biomechanical, methodological, and imaging research related to large artery structure and function. The presentation of data at this meeting will provide the opportunity for scientific interaction and discussion with a highly informed audience.

Abstract submissions are very much encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for the best oral presentation by a Young Investigator and the best poster presentation. The winner of each category will be announced at the conference. All abstracts will be published in the programme and abstract book.

Using the abstract submission system:
Submitting an abstract is a multi-step process. Some questions are marked “required” and you will not be able to complete your submission until these questions have been answered. You will save your work as you proceed through the pages. If you must stop part way through the process your submission will be saved, but not submitted until you return later and complete all the questions. When you log in again you can click on your incomplete abstract and resume submission

please click here to read the full abstract submission information before you submit your abstract.

Preliminary Programme

Please click on the button below to view the Preliminary Programme.

ARTERY Conference Dinner 

Friday 6 October

The ARTERY 23 conference dinner, which includes award announcements will be held on Friday 6 October.  Full details will be announced shortly.  If you have already registered it will be possible to log back into your registration and buy a ticket for this event.

Watch this space!


The button below will take you to an independent accommodation booking system, which will provide a list of available hotels and the distance from the venue.  To get the best rates please only click through to the accommodation when you are ready to book.

The headquarter hotel for ARTERY23 is the Living Hotel Kanzler, Adenaueralle 148, Bonn, NW 53113, DE

Career Development Lecture 

The Career Development Lecture is one of the highlights of the ARTERY annual meeting.

Three junior post-doctoral researchers are given the opportunity to give a 15 minute presentation, highlighting and contextualizing important findings and achievements from their career to date, as well as presenting future plans.  This is contrary to a regular conference abstract presentation which would be an in-depth presentation about a particular study.

The winner of the Artery Career Development Lecture is awarded €500 and the winner’s name is engraved on a perpetual silver platter.


Applications close on Wednesday 12th July 2023 at 11.59pm BST

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities


We are pleased to invite companies with an interest in the field of large artery structure and function to support ARTERY23 and VascAgeNet, an established network that works to refine, harmonise and promote the use of vascular ageing measures, in order to improve clinical practice and to reduce the burden of CVD globally.

Our 23rd ARTERY conference continues to focus on all aspects of arterial structure and function. All organisations representing relevant aspects of basic and clinical science are welcome – imaging, bioengineering, haemodynamics, epidemiology, pharmacology, treatments, preventive measures etc. Other aspects include biochemical mediators, lipids and inflammation, and we also welcome companies focusing on these areas.

As exhibitors, you will have many opportunities to meet conference participants, particularly during the dedicated guided exhibition tours, refreshment breaks, and Networking Poster Sessions.

Please email for any enqueries and questions.

Past Conferences


We hope you had a fantastic time attending ARTERY 22 in Nancy, France at The Prouvé Congress Center. It was great to see some familiar faces and welcome new participants. If you were unable to attend, we have recordings from the sessions which will be available for viewing in due course. Congratulations once again to this year's award winners.

We would like to thank all 205 delegates who attended, speakers, poster presenters, exhibitors, and the Local Organising Committee who helped make the conference a success!


Thank you to everyone who joined us in Paris for our conference in October 2021! ARTERY 21 was the first in-person event for over 18 months for so many of our participants and we were delighted to see old friends and welcome new ones, both in Paris and on-line. We had over 150 delegates attending from 35 countries. We want to say thank you to everyone who planned, presented or attended ARTERY 21 and helped to make it a resounding success.

Please click here to view the ARTERY 2021 Programme and Book of Abstracts.

Congratulations to all the Award Winners. More information is available to view here


If you were unable to join us for our virtual conference in October 2020 that was dedicated to Early Career Researchers, the final programme and book of abstracts can be downloaded now.

Please click here to view the ARTERY 2020 Programme and Book of Abstracts.

Thank you to everyone who participated in ARTERY 2020.  We look forward to meeting you in Paris on online in October 2021.