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Scientific program*

An exciting scientific program over five days will feature eight plenary lectures by invited speakers, over forty oral presentations selected from abstracts, three poster sessions, eight satellite symposia and 36 “meet the expert” sessions on a wide variety of subjects.

* as of April 2004

Friday May 14, 2004

8.30 – 10.00

SYMPOSIUM
Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia
(will be presented in Portuguese only)

10:30 – 12:00

SYMPOSIUM
Sociedade Brasileira de Osteoporose
(will be presented in Portuguese only)

13:00 – 15:30

SYMPOSIUM
How to make diagnosis and treatment more affordable in Latin America and worldwide? (simultaneous translation into Portuguese and Spanish to be provided)
¿ Como lograr que el diagnostic y el tratamiento sean mas accesibles en America Latina y en el resto de mundo?
Click here for program in English/ Español

15:30 – 15:45

Break

15:45 – 17:15

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM
Satellite Symposium presented by AVENTIS
Factors that Influence Fracture Resistance: Current Understanding

17:30 – 18:15

Official Opening

18:15 – 20:00

Welcome Cocktail

Saturday May 15, 2004

9.00 – 11.00 SESSION I
  • Chairs: P. D. DELMAS (France), R. LEDERMAN (Brazil)
    Plenary Lecture
    NEW TECHNIQUES FOR THE NON INVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF BONE QUALITY
    H. K. GENANT (USA)
  • IOF-Christiansen Award
  • Oral Presentations
11.00 – 11.30

Coffee Break

11.30 – 14.30

POSTER SESSION

11.30 – 12.30 MEET THE EXPERTS
  • Osteoporosis in Latin America : Epidemiology
    M. DELEZE (Mexico)
    R. ARINOVICHE (Chile)
  • Architecture, geometry and fracture risk
    D. FELSENBERG (Germany)
  • Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
    C. COOPER (UK)
  • Burden of disease and health economics
    O. JOHNELL (Sweden)
  • Evaluation of quality of life
    P. LIPS (Netherlands)
  • Osteoporosis in men
    J. P. BILEZIKIAN (USA)
  • Calcium and vitamin D in osteoporosis management
    P. BURCKHARDT (Switzerland)
12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

13.15 – 14.15 MEET THE EXPERTS
  • Osteoporosis in the oldest old
    S. BOONEN (Belgium)
  • Practical use of osteodensitometry
    P. D. MILLER (USA)
  • Practical use of biochemical markers
    M. KRAENZLIN (Switzerland)
  • Physical rehabilitation and prevention of falls
    H. MINNE (Germany)
  • Bone anabolic treatments
    C. D. ARNAUD (USA)
  • Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis
    J. E. COMPSTON (UK)
14.30 – 16.00 SESSION II
  • Chairs: B. DAWSON-HUGHES (USA), G. RIERA (Venezuela)
    Plenary Lecture
    ULTRASTRUCTURAL DEFECTS, BONE MINERALIZATION AND RESPONSE TO TREATMENT
    D. B. BURR (USA)
  • Oral Presentations
16.00 – 16.15

Break

16.15 – 17.45 SATELLITE SYMPOSIA x 2
  • Satellite Symposium presented by ELI LILLY
    Evolving Perspectives in Osteoporosis Treatment: From Bone Material to Fracture Efficacy
  • Satellite Symposium presented by SERVIER
    A New Dimension in the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Sunday May 16, 2004

9.00 – 11.05 SESSION III
  • Chairs: U. LIBERMAN (Israel), J. A. YABUR (Venezuela)
    Plenary Lecture
    BONE-SYNOVIUM INTERACTION
    SR Goldring, USA
  • IOF-Servier Young Investigator Fellowship
  • Oral Presentations
11.05 – 11.30

Coffee Break

11.30 – 14.30

POSTER SESSION

11.30 – 12.30 MEET THE EXPERTS
  • Osteoporosis in Latin America : Diagnosis
    G. RIERA (Venezuela)
    S. RAGI (Brazil)
  • Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
    C. COOPER (UK)
  • Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis
    J.E. COMPSTON (U.K)
  • Management of osteoporosis before menopause
    R. EASTELL (UK)
  • Vertebral fracture assessment
    H. K. GENANT (USA)
  • Calcium and vitamin D in osteoporosis management
    P. BURCKHARDT (Switzerland)
  • Osteoporosis in Men
    J. BILEZIKIAN (USA)
12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

13.15 – 14.15 MEET THE EXPERTS
  • Bone anabolic treatments
    C. D. ARNAUD (USA)
  • Practical use of osteodensitometry
    P. D. MILLER (USA)
  • Combination or sequential therapy
    S. ADAMI (Italy)
  • How long should we treat?
    S. PAPAPOULOS (Netherlands)
  • Place of HRT in the management of osteoporosis
    M. R. McCLUNG (USA)
  • Architecture, geometry and fracture risk
    D. FELSENBERG (Germany)
14.30 – 16.00 SESSION IV
  • Chairs: P. BURCKHARDT (Switzerland), S. EL BADAWY (Egypt)
    Plenary Lecture
    OSTEOCYTES AND MECHANICAL TRANSDUCTION
    L. F. BONEWALD (USA)
  • Oral Presentations
16.00 – 16.15

Break

16.15 – 17.45 SATELLITE SYMPOSIA x 2
  • Satellite Symposium presented by ELI LILLY
    Prevent, Treat and Maintain: A New Paradigm in Osteoporosis Management
  • Satellite Symposium presented by PFIZER
    Bone and Healthy Ageing: The Spectrum of Risk

Monday May 17, 2004

9.00 – 11.00 SESSION V
  • Chairs: C. CHRISTIANSEN (Denmark), J. ZANCHETTA (Argentina)
    Plenary Lecture
    NEUROTRANSMITTERS IN BONE: NEW PLAYERS IN BONE PHYSIOLOGY
  • T. M. SKERRY (UK)
  • Oral Presentations
  • IOF-Alliance Osteoporosis Media Award
11.00 – 11.30

Coffee Break

11.30 – 14.30

POSTER SESSION

11.30 – 12.30 MEET THE EXPERTS
  • Osteoporosis in Latin America: Treatment
    M. CHALEM (Colombia)
    J. ZANCHETTA (Argentina)
  • Osteoporosis management:
    Asian perspectives
    H. ORIMO (JAPAN), H. MORII (Japan)
  • Osteoporosis management: Middle East perspectives
    G. MAALOUF (Lebanon)
  • The Role of National societies in the fight against osteoporosis
    M. ARRIAGADA (Chile)
    M. ANDERSON (USA)
  • Management of osteoporosis before menopause
    R. EASTELL (UK)
  • Practical use of biochemical markers
    M. KRAENZLIN (Switzerland)
12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

13.15 – 14.15 MEET THE EXPERTS
  • Osteoporosis in the oldest old
    S. BOONEN (Belgium)
  • Current management of osteoarthritis
    J. Y. REGINSTER (Belgium)
  • Combination or sequential therapy
    S. ADAMI (Italy)
  • Physical rehabilitation and prevention of falls
    H. MINNE (Germany)
  • How long should we treat?
    S. PAPAPOULOS (Netherlands)
  • Place of HRT in the management of osteoporosis
    M. R. McCLUNG (USA)
14.30 – 16.00 SESSION VI
  • Chairs: O.D. MESSINA (Argentina), P. J. MEUNIER (France)
    Plenary Lecture
    ROLE OF SEX HORMONES IN BONE GROWTH
    D. VANDERSCHUEREN (BELGIUM)
  • Oral Presentations
16.00 – 16.15

Break

16.15 – 17.45 SATELLITE SYMPOSIA x 2
  • Satellite Symposium presented by NOVARTIS
    Managing Metablic Bone Disease: Improvements on the Horizon
  • Satellite Symposium presented by TEVA & TEIJIN
    Glucocorticoid/Inflammation-induced Osteoporosis - Pleiotropic Effects of D-Hormone Analogs
20.30

Gala Dinner

Tuesday May 18, 2004

9.00 – 11.00 SESSION VII
  • Chairs: S. CUMMINGS (USA), J. MORALES-TORRES (Mexico)
    Plenary Lecture
    What has genetics contributed to osteoporosis?
    E. SEEMAN (AUSTRALIA)
  • Oral Presentations
11.00 – 11.30

Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00 SESSION VIII
  • Chairs: H. MORII (Japan), R.RIZZOLI (Switzerland)
    Plenary Lecture
    INDICATIONS TO TREATMENT
    J.A. KANIS (UK)
  • Oral Presentations
  • Late Breaking News Session
 

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