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Thursday December 13, 2012

Time Title and Speakers
08:00-16:30 IOF Young Investigator Mentoring Programme
Chairs: Ego Seeman (Australia), Ambrish Mithal (India)
12:30-14:00 CNS Asia Pacific Meeting
(by invitation only)

12:30-14:30

15:30-16:30

Public Forum hosted by OASKL

Satellite Symposium
Osteoporosis and the Fragility Fracture Patient: Reducing Risk and Optimising Outcomes
Presented by  ELI LILLY

17:00-18:00 Opening Ceremony
 
18:00-19:30
 
Welcome Reception and Opening of Exhibition

Friday, December 14, 2012

09:00-10:30 Plenary Session I: Epidemiology
Chairs: John A. Kanis (UK) & Ambrish Mithal (India)

The Burden of Fragility Fractures Worldwide (PL 1)
John A. Kanis (UK)

Osteoporosis in Asia – A call to action  (PL 2)
Ambrish Mithal (India)

Nutrition and Bone Health in Children (PL 3)
Nikhil Tandon (India)

 
   
10:30-11:00
 
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
11:00-12:00 Orthopaedic  Roundtable - Capture the Fracture: Models of Care in Asia-Pacific
Chairs: Joon Kiong Lee (Malaysia) & Socrates Papapoulos (Netherlands)
Panel:
Manju Chandran (Singapore), Peter Eberling (Australia), Jean-Marc Féron (France), Ambrish Mithal (India),Toshitaka Nakamura (Japan), Thawee Songpatanasilp (Thailand), Rong-sen Yang (Taiwan), Hanmin Zhu (China)
 
12:00-14:30 Lunch and Cultural Showcase
 
13:30-14:30
 
Regional Advisory Council (RAC) Asia-Pacific
(by invitation only)
14:30-15:30 Plenary Session II: Genetics
Chair: Siok Bee Chionh (Singapore) & Yanling Zhao (China)
Osteoporosis Genetics: From GWAS to Functional Studies (PL4)
Serge Ferrari (Switzerland)
Pathogenesis of Bone Fragility - From Growth to Old Age  (PL5)
Ego Seeman (Australia)
   
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
16:00-17:30 Plenary Session III : Diagnostics
Chairs: Usha Sriram (India) & Ego Seeman (Australia)

DXA and Ultrasound (PL6)
Nick Pocock (Australia)

New Imaging Techniques (PL7)
Teruki Sone (Japan)
  Bone Markers: Remodelling & Other Issues (PL8)
Peter Ebeling (Australia)
 
17:30-19:00 Satellite Symposium
Evolving Evidence for Current and Future Treatments in Osteoporosis
Presented by MSD
 

Saturday December 15, 2012

Time Title and Speakers

08:30-9:20










 

Meet-the-Expert Session I
Practical Issues in Bone Densitometry
Joon Kiong Lee (Malaysia)

Osteoporosis in Men
Annie Kung (Hong Kong)

Treatment of GIOP
Sarath Lekamwasam (Sri Lanka)

3 Years of FRAX®: What is new?
John A. Kanis (UK)

Fat, Muscle & Bone
Serge Ferrari (Switzerland)

 
09:30-10:30 Plenary Session IV: Sarcopenia
Chairs: Jun Iwamoto (Japan) & Cyrus Cooper (UK)

Sarcopenia and Physical Frailty (PL9)
René Rizzoli (Switzerland)

Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts (OC1-OC5)

   
10:30-11:00
 
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
11:00-12:00 Therapeutics Roundtable - Current & Emerging Therapies: New & Old Fracture Risks
Chair: Peter Ebeling (Australia) & Hanmin Zhu (China)
Panel:
Siew Pheng Chan (Malaysia), Siok Bee Chionh (Singapore), Fen Lee Hew (Malaysia) Annie Kung (Hong Kong), Julie Li-Yu (Philippines), Hajime Orimo (Japan), Socrates Papapoulos (The Netherlands)
 
12:00-13:30 Satellite Lunch Symposium
Improvement of Bone Microarchitecture: The foundation for a better protection against fractures
Presented by SERVIER
 
13:30-14:30
 
Poster Viewing, Coffee and Dessert in Exhibition Hall
14:30-15:30 Plenary Session V: Lifestyle & Osteoarthritis
Chairs: Steven Boonen (Belgium) & Sarath Lekamwasam (Sri Lanka)
New Perspectives in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis (PL10)
Cyrus Cooper (UK)
Physical Activity Effects on Bone; What type of Activity & How Much is Best for Bone? (PL11)
Jun Iwamoto (Japan)
   
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
16:00-17:30 Plenary Session VI: Bone and Other Diseases
Chairs: Nick Pocock (Australia) & Nikhil Tandon (India)

Diabetes & Bone: Exploring the Link (PL12)
Manju Chandran (Singapore)

Bone Disease in Primary Hyperparathyroidism (PL13)
Ambrish Mithal (India)
 
  Oral Presentations of Selected Abstracts (OC6-OC10)
17:30-18:30 Satellite Symposium
  Global vitamin D deficiency and implications for health
Presented by DSM

Sunday December 16, 2012

Time Title and Speakers
07:30-08:30 Walk for Your Bones Event
 
08:30-09:20               











 
Meet-the-Expert Session II
Practical Issues in Bone Densitometry
Joon Kiong Lee (Malaysia)
Osteoporosis in Men?
Annie Kung (Hong Kong)
Treatment of GIOP
Sarath Lekamwsam (Sri Lanka)
3 Years of FRAX®: What is New?
John A. Kanis (UK)
Fat, Muscle & Bone
Serge Ferrari (Switzerland)
   
09:30-10:30 Plenary Session VII: Hot Topics
Chairs: Andrew Grey (New Zealand) & Cory Xian (Australia)
Mechanisms and Prevention of Bone Loss and Marrow Adiposity following Cancer Chemotherapy  (PL14)
Cory Xian (Australia)
Obesity and Osteoporosis (PL15)
Paulo Chih-Hsing Wu (Taiwan)
10:30-11:00
 
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
11:00-12:00 Young Investigator Awards: Oral Presentations of Selected Abstracts (OC11-OC 15)
   
12:00-13:00 Satellite Lunch Symposium
A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Presented by GSK
 

13:00-14:30

14:30-15:30

Poster Viewing, Coffee and Dessert in Exhibition Hall

Plenary Session VIII: Therapeutics
Chairs: Tai-Pang Ip (Hong Kong) & René Rizzoli (Switzerland)

Treatment of Osteoporosis I - Anabolics  (PL16)
Andrew Grey (New Zealand)

Treatment of Osteoporosis II - Antiresorptives (PL17)
Usha Sriram (India)
 
15:30-16:00 Closing: Where to From Here?
Ambrish Mithal (India) & René Rizzoli (Switzerland)
 

Overview of Scientific Programme

PLENARY SESSION TOPICS

Epidemiology
The Burden of Fragility Fractures Worldwide
Osteoporosis in Asia - A call to action
New Perspectives in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Genetics
Osteoporosis Genetics: from GWAS to Functional Studies
Pathogenesis  of Bone Fragility: From Growth to Old Age

Diagnostics
DXA and Ultrasound
New Imaging Techniques
Bone Markers: Remodelling & Other Issues

Sarcopenia
Sarcopenia and Physical Frailty

Lifestyle
Nutrition and Bone Health in Children
Physical Activity Effects on Bone; What Type of Activity & How Much is Best for Bone

Bone and Other Diseases
Diabetes & Bone: Exploring the Link
Bone Disease in Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Hot Topics
Malignancy and Bone
Obesity and Osteoporosis

Therapeutics
Treatment of Osteoporosis

SCIENTIFIC ROUNDTABLES

  • Orthopaedic Roundtable – Capture the Fracture:  models of care in Asia-Pacific
  • Therapeutics Roundtable – Current & emerging  therapies

MEET-THE-EXPERT SESSIONS

  • Practical Issues in Bone Densitometry
  • Osteoporosis in Men
  • Treatment of GIOP
  • 3 years of FRAX®: what's new? 
  • Fat, Muscle & Bone

POSTER SESSIONS

There will be six poster viewing/discussions with coffee breaks.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

There will be an opportunity for at least 10 oral presentations selected from the submitted abstracts. These will be presented in three sessions.

IOF YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

IOF is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge on osteoporosis, and in particular to encouraging young researchers in all parts of the world to focus on this important area of research. As a sign of this commitment, IOF is offering the presenting authors (40 years old or younger at the time of the Meeting) of the top five ranking abstracts submitted to the IOF Regionals 3rd Asia-Pacific  Osteoporosis Meeting an IOF Young Investigator Award. The recipients will be awarded US $1000 and will be invited to present their work at a special session on Sunday  December 16, 2012.

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR MENTORING PROGRAMME

A hands-on course for Young Scientists who will be invited and selected from the abstract authors. The course, which focuses on research, writing publications and delivering presentations,  will be organized on Thursday, December 13, 2012.

Venue: KL Convention Centre, room 303: 08:00 – 16:30

CHAIRS: Prof. Ego Seeman, A/Prof Ambrish Mithal
FACULTY: Prof. John Kanis, Prof Cyrus Cooper, A/Prof Sarath Lekamwasam, Prof. Serge Ferrari, Prof. Peter Ebeling

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

Five slots will be reserved for industry-sponsored satellite symposia.

ABSTRACTS

Abstracts of the meeting will be published as a supplement to Osteoporosis International
Abstract deadline is Friday, August 10 , 2012