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IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2004,
Rio de Janeiro
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Preliminary Program

Friday June 2, 2006

  9:00 – 12:30
 
Bone Research in Space Symposium (presented by the International Space Life Sciences Working Group)
16:30 – 18:00 1 Satellite Symposium: Eli Lilly
18:30 – 19:30 Official Opening
19:30 – 21:30 Welcome Reception

Saturday June 3, 2006

  7:00 –   8:30
 
Special Breakfast Symposium: MSD
Session I – Chairmen: H. Orimo / R. Rizzoli
  8:45 –   9:15 Plenary Lecture:
Determinants of Fracture: Load versus Strength
Mary L. Bouxsein
  9:15 –   9:45 Plenary Lecture:
WHO Criteria for Indications to Treatment
John A. Kanis
  9:45 – 10:45 Oral Presentations (5)
10:45 – 11:00 IOF Novartis
Young Scholars Program
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
Poster sessions 11:30 – 14:30
11:30 – 12:30 Meet the Expert Sessions (13)
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 Meet the Expert Sessions (13)
Session II – Chairmen: G. Jones/ J. Zanchetta
14:30 – 15:00 Plenary Lecture:
Osteocytes and Mechanical Load
Brendon Noble
15:00 – 16:00 Oral Presentations (5)
16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 17:45 2 Satellite Symposia : Roche/ ABBH

Sunday June 4, 2006

  7:00 –   8:30
 
Special Breakfast Symposium: AMGEN
  9:00 – 14:15
 
Allied Health Professionals Day
Session III – Chairmen: R. St Arnaud/ G. Maalouf
  8:45 –   9:15 Plenary Lecture:
Wnt as a Target for Therapy
Roland Baron
  9:15 –   9:45 Plenary Lecture:
IGF and Bone Health
Clifford J. Rosen
  9:45 – 10:45 Oral Presentations (5)
10:45 – 11:00 IOF Medal of Achievement
IOF President’s Award
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
Poster sessions 11:30 – 14:30
11:30 – 12:30 Meet the Expert Sessions (12)
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 Meet the Expert Sessions (12)
Session IV – Chairmen: LG St Marie/ H. Morii
14:30 – 15:00 Plenary Lecture:
Paleolithic Lifestyle and Bone
S. Boyd Eaton
15:00 – 16:00 Oral Presentations (5)
16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 17:45 2 Satellite Symposia: Novartis/ Servier

Monday June 5, 2006

  7:00 –   8:30
 
Special Breakfast Symposium: Kyphon
Session V – Chairmen: R. Lederman/ L. Riggs
  8:45 –   9:15 Plenary Lecture:
Immune System and Bone Health
Matthew T. Gillespie
  9:15 –   9:45 Plenary Lecture:
Cardiovascular Diseases and Osteoporosis: From Epidemiology to Biology
Lorenz C. Hofbauer
  9:45 – 10:45 Oral Presentations (5)
10:45 – 11:00 IOF-Servier
Young Investigator Award
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
Poster sessions 11:30 – 14:30
11:30 – 12:30 Meet the Expert Sessions (12)
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 Meet the Expert Sessions (12)
Session VI – Chairmen: R. Arinoviche/ R. Lindsay
14:30 – 15:00 Plenary Lecture:
SARMs, SERMs, SGRM
Donald McDonnell
15:00 – 16:00 Oral Presentations (5)
16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 17:45 2 Satellite Symposia: NPS/ Organon

Tuesday June 6, 2006

Session VII – Chairmen: J. Brown/ G. Riera
  8:45 –   9:15 Plenary Lecture:
Androgen & Estrogen in Bone
Claes Ohlsson
  9:15 –   9:45 Plenary Lecture:
Rationale for Choosing Anabolic or Antiresorptive Treatment
Socrates E. Papapoulos
  9:45 – 10:45 Oral Presentations (5)
10:45 – 11:00 Osteoporosis Journalism Awards
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Late Breaking News

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