Dec 2

Sunday

09:00

Registration and Refreshments

The exhibition will open at 09:00 and close at 17:45

10:00

Official Opening (Hall 1)

Mrs Claire L Severgnini, Chief Executive, National Osteoporosis Society

10:30

IS1 -The role of exercise on reducing fragility fractures            (Hall 1)

Dr Lora Giangregorio

11:00

Exercise and bone (Hall 1)

IP1 - How does exercise affect bone? Dr Gabriel Galea

IP2 - Can exercise prevent fractures? Dr Julie Bruce (to be confirmed)

IP3 - Physiotherapy after a vertebral fracture – what works and what’s safe? Prof. Karen Barker

IP4 - NOS position statement on exercise Prof. Dawn Skelton 

12:15

Lunch, exhibition, poster viewing and meet the speaker session

12.50 - 13.20: Meet Dr Lora Giangregorio for a discussion on 'the role of exercise on reducing fragility fractures'. 

13:45

Integrated care pathways - optimizing treatment delivered in primary care (Hall 1)

IP5 - Right patient, right treatment, right time Prof. Tim Briggs CBE

IP6 - Empowering the non-specialist Dr Nicky Peel

IP7 - Empowering the patient Dr Shane Clark & Dr Stuart Eastman     

15:00

Refreshments (Hall 3)

15:15

Parallel Sessions 

IS2 - UK Biobank: an internationally unique resource for musculoskeletal research Prof. Nicholas Harvey (Hall 1)

IS3 -  What’s the score with vitamins and minerals in bone health?                Prof. Ailsa Welch (Hall 11a)

15:45

Oral Abstracts 

Three oral abstracts will be delivered in each of the following rooms:

Hall 1 (O1, O2, O3)

Hall 11a (O4, O5, O6)

16:25

Parallel Workshops

S1- Exercise and osteoporosis- putting new principles into practice              Prof. Dawn Skelton

S2- Fracture risk assessment case studies Prof. Eugene McCloskey (to be confirmed)

S3- Osteoporosis treatment and dental care Prof. David Reid

S4- Renal case studies Prof. Mike Stone

S5- Bone Turnover Markers to monitor osteoporosis treatment                           Dr Jennie Walsh & Prof. Richard Eastell

S6- Empowering the patient: how to effectively communicate risk                      Dr Zoe Paskins & Dr Nuttan Tanna  

S7- Clinical Interpretation of DXA                                                                                      Dr Claire Higham & Dr Tehseen Ahmed (to be confirmed)

S8- Osteoporosis, frailty and sarcopenia in the community- nutritional interventions Dr Kate Ward 

17:25

Break 

17:45

Satellite symposium (Hall 1)

UCB Pharma Ltd 

19:00

End of Day One 

Dec 3

Monday

07:30

Registration Open 

The exhibition will open at 08:00 and close at 17:30 (Hall 3)

08:00

Satellite symposium (Hall 1)

Consilient Health 

09:05

Parallel Sessions 

IS4 - Impact of an aging immune system on frailty and bone health                       Prof. Janet Lord (Hall 1)

IS5 - Bone Densitometry Speaker to be confirmed (Hall 11a)

09:35

Oral Abstracts 

Three oral abstracts will be delivered in each of the following rooms:

Hall 1 (O7, O8, O9)

Hall 11a (O10, O11, O12)

10:05

Refreshments (Hall 3)

10:20

Vertebral Fractures (Hall 1)

IP8 - Identifying vertebral fractures that present clinically Dr Emma Clark

IP9 - Identifying vertebral fractures that do not present clinically                       Dr Clare Groves                                      

IP10 - Management approach of the patient with vertebral fractures                    Prof. Opinder Sahota

11:45

Parallel Workshops

M1- Case Studies on vertebral fracture management Dr Terence Ong

M2- Optimising DXA: A focus on quality assurance                                               Mrs Jill Griffin & Dr Karen Knapp

M3- Medications affecting bone health Dr Stephen Gallacher

M4- FLS: How to deliver quality improvement Dr Kassim Javaid

M5- Managing osteoporosis in patients with limited life-expectancy                      Dr David Armstrong

M6- HIV and Bone Dr Karen Walker-Bone

M7- Osteoporosis in the very elderly Dr Madhavi Vindlacheruvu

M8- Osteoporosis in the young adults Dr Richard Keen

12:45

Lunch, exhibition, poster viewing and meet the speaker session 

12.45-13.15: Meet Professor Ailsa Welch for a discussion titled 'what's the score with vitamins and minerals in bone health?'. 

14:00

Fragility fractures that are not due to osteoporosis (Hall 1)

IP11 - Brittle Bones Dr Kassim Javaid                                       

IP12 - Soft Bones Dr Fadil Hannan

15:00

Oral Abstracts (Hall 1)

16:00

Refreshments (Hall 3)

16:15

IS6 - What DXA doesn’t tell us (Hall 1)

Dr Ken Poole

16:45

Break

17:30

Satellite symposium (Hall 1) 

19:30

Conference Dinner & Awards 

Hall 4 - Birmingham ICC

Dec 4

Tuesday

07:30

Registration open 

The exhibition will open at 08:00 and close at 17:30 (Hall 3)

08:00

Satellite symposium (Hall 1)

09:05

IS7 - Strategies at each stage of life for prevention of fragility fracture (Hall 1)

Prof. Cyrus Cooper OBE

09:35

Oral Abstracts (Hall 1) 

10:05

Refreshments (Hall 3)

10:20

IS8 - Atypical Femoral Fractures: What can we learn from epidemiology? (Hall 1)

Prof. Angela Cheung

10:50

Orthopaedic interface (Hall 1)

IP13 - Fracture healing Prof. Mark Wilkinson

IP14 - Insufficiency and stress fractures Prof. Mike Stone

IP15 - Lessons learnt from 10 years of NHFD Dr Anthony Johansen

IP16 - Orthopaedic approach to atypical fracture management Dr Andrew Gray

12:05

Lunch, exhibition, poster viewing and meet the speaker session

12.50 - 13.20: Meet Professor Angela Cheung for a discussion on 'Atypical Femoral Fractures: What can we learn from epidemiology'. 

13:30

Parallel Workshops

T1- Exercise and osteoporosis- putting new principles into practice                       Prof. Dawn Skelton

T2- Fracture risk assessment case studies Prof. Eugene McCloskey (to be confirmed)

T3- Case Studies on vertebral fracture management Dr Terence Ong

T4- Bone Turnover Markers to monitor osteoporosis treatment                                 Dr Jennie Walsh

T5- Medications affecting bone health Dr Stephen Gallacher

T6- Osteoporosis, frailty and sarcopenia in the community- nutritional interventions Dr Kate Ward

T7- Clinical Interpretation of DXA                                                                                     Dr Claire Higham & Dr Tehseen Ahmed (to be confirmed)

T8- Renal case studies Prof. Mike Stone  

14:30

Refreshments (Hall 3)

14:45

IS9 - Debate – ‘This house believes that HRT should be first-line treatment for postmenopausal osteoporosis in women under 60’ (Hall 1)

Prof. Juliet Compston OBE & Dr David Armstrong

15:45

IS10 - Innovation and discovery - the future of bone health (Hall 1)

Dr René Rizzoli

16:15

Linda Edwards Award Lecture (Hall 1)

Professor Richard Eastell

16:45

The Young Scientist Award Lecture (Hall 1)

17:00

Closing remarks (Hall 1)

Dr Nicola Peel, Conference Chair 

17:15

Conference Closes