Final programme

Friday September 11, 2015
12:30 - 14:00 Registration
14:00 - 14:45

Welcome Session
Chairs: Famida Jiwa (CAN), Judy Stenmark (CHE)

  • Welcome and Objectives
    Famida Jiwa (CAN)
  • IOF Leading the Global Bone, Muscle and Joint Movement
    Judy Stenmark (CHE)
  • Introduction to Butterfly, Bone Health Society
    Memi Tsekoura (GRE)
  • Presidential Address – Medical Association of Athens
    George Patoulis (GRE)
  • Acting to avoid osteoporosis and fractures
    Yvonni Maltezou (GRE)
  • A Patient Story
    Yulia Petrakakis (GRE)
14:45 - 16:15

Keynote Session
Chairs: Famida Jiwa (CAN), Judy Stenmark (CHE)

  • The Power of Patient Societies
    Cary Adams (CHE)
  • The NCD Alliance: Non-Communicable Diseases in the Post 2015 Development Agenda
    Katie Dain (UK)
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee Break
16:45 - 18:15

Roundtable –  Creating a Global Movement
Chair: Tatiana Drakopoulou (GRE), Robi Sulzbacher (CHE)

  • Uniting Diseases for a Common Cause
    Cary Adams (CHE)
  • The Importance of Multi-stakeholder Partnerships
    Katie Dain (UK)
  • Utilizing Patient Stories
    Fizz Thompson, (UK)
  • Digital Advocacy
    Lukasz Bochenek (CHE)
  • Discussion
18:15 - 18:45 Business Speed Dating
19:00 - 20:30 Welcome Cocktail

 

Saturday September 12, 2015
07:30-08:00 Registration
07:45 - 09:00 Breakfast - Love Your Bones, Love Your Prunes
Supported by California Prunes
09:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session I - Amplifying Efforts: Measuring Campaign Success
Chair: Anne Thurston (UK), Farid Bedran (LBN)

  • World Osteoporosis Day: What does Success Mean? Strategies to Grow Engagement & Uptake
    Chaz Jagait (CHE)
  • Engaging with Governments, Foundations, and Trusts - The Long Haul to Eradicate Malaria
    Neil McCarthy (CHE)
  • "The Tipping Point" for World Cancer Day
    Cary Adams (CHE)
  • National Society Case Study
  • Q&A /discussion
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

Plenary Session II - Fundraising in 2015
Chairs: Sushil Sharma (IND), Greg Lyubomirsky (AUS)

  • Key Steps to Successful Fundraising
    Bénédicte Pansier (CHE)
  • Your Value Proposition - Why Donors Should Support You
    Neil McCarthy (CHE)
  • Fundraising Case Study – Breast Cancer Greece
    Alma Zois (GRE)
  • Q&A/discussion
  • Industry Panel: Corporate Partnerships in 2015
12:30 - 13:00 Exercise Break
by the Workout Lab Project, Greece
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch
14:30 - 17:00 Workshops
Run concurrently, including coffee break
  1. Fundraising for Bone Health in 2015
    Bénédicte Pansier (CHE) & Sean Taylor (CHE)
  2. Importance of Patient Societies in Bone Health Education – making the most use of IOF tools for outreach
    Rhonda Ng (SGP), Victoria Barrachina (ARG)
  3. What's New in Social Media - Digital Engagement Beyond the Standard Channels
    Lukasz Bochenek (CHE)
  4. Secondary Fracture Prevention - Developing the Business and Policy Case for an FLS
    Kassim Javaid (UK), Muriel Schneider (CHE), Anne Thurston (UK)
  5. Osteoporosis-safe Exercise Protocols for Bone Strengthening and Balance
    Rebekah Rotstein (USA)
17:00 - 17:30 Business Speed Dating
19:30 - 22:30 Family Dinner with Award Ceremony (Thissio View Restaurant)
Bus Transfer at 18:45 at Hotel Lobby

 

Sunday September 13, 2015
09:00 - 10:30 Plenary Session III - Science Update
Chairs: René Rizzoli (CHE), Olga Ershova (RUS)
  • Bone & Diabetes
    Serge Ferrari (CHE)
  • Algorithm for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: From evidence-based medicine to real-life setting
    Jean-Yves Reginster (BEL)
  • Capture The Fracture®
    Kassim Javaid (UK)
  • New Surgical Techniques
    Pierre Hoffmeyer (CHE)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

Plenary Session IIV - Facing the Nutrition Challenge
Chairs: Jean-Yves Reginster (BEL), Halldora Bjornsdottir (ISL)

  • Sarcopenia and Frailty
    René Rizzoli (CHE)
  • New Research on Micronutrients
    Bahram H. Arjmandi (USA)
  • Live Cooking Session 
    Niki Merkouri (GRE)
12:30 - 13:45 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00

Award Session
Chair: Gabriele Suppan (AUT)

  • 2013 IOF Linda Edwards Memorial Award - Video & Presentation
  • IOF World Osteoporosis Day Campaign Award 2015
  • Love Your Bones: Launching the 2017 competition
    Gilberto Lontro (CHE)
15:00 - 15:30 Exercise Break
by the Workout Lab Project, Greece
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Plenary Session V - Physical Activity and Quality of Life
Chair - George Lyritis (GRE)
  • The Latest on Exercise and Bone: What type and how much?
    Rebekah Rotstein (USA)
  • Kyphosis-Scoliosis: The impact on osteoporotic patients
    George Kelalis (GRE)
  • Managing Osteoporotic Pain and Improving QoL
    Luigi Gennari (ITA)
  • Discussion
17:00 - 17:15 Conclusion
Famida Jiwa (CAN)

Language

The official language of the Conference is English. No translation will be provided.