Since 2016, ECTS has successfully run as part of our Annual Congress Programme, a specific East-meets-West Programme where experts from Europe, USA, Japan, China and Korea discuss latest advances and controversies in research and clinical practice in the bone field.

The 2019 East-Meets-West Programme will run from the 10th – 13th May and it will include:

1. ECTS East-Meets-West session on “Mobility and Longevity”
2. Clinical East-Meets-West Session: Improving Osteoporosis Treatment
3. Meet the Expert sessions
4. The ECTS Academy 2019 East-Meets-West Programme

Programme

Friday, 10 May 2019
Mobility & Longevity – East-meets-West Session
16:30
Welcome
Prof Salvatore Minisola , Prof Claus-C. Glüer
16:35-17:00

Essential Question to be Addressed by Research: Western Perspective

17:00 -17:25

Essential Question to be Addressed by Research: Eastern Perspective

CSOBMR

17:25-17:40

Exemplifying Research from China

CSOBMR

17:40-17:55

Exemplifying Research from Japan

Prof Yuuki Imai , Associate Director Ehime University

17:55-18:10

Exemplifying Research from Korea

Prof Chang Suk Suh ,President  KSO

18:10-18:25

Podium Discussion: Exiting perspectives for Research

All speakers and presidents

18:25-18:30

Summary

Prof Salvatore Minisola , Prof Claus-C. Glüer

18:30-19:00

Closed session on Future Plans for Developing the Theme “Mobility and Longevity”

Prof Salvatore Minisola, Prof Claus-C. Glüer, Presidents and representatives of 4 Eastern Societies

Saturday, 11 May 2019
Clinical Update East-meets-West Clinical Sessions
11:30-11:45

Optimizing Drug Dosing: Eastern Perspective

Prof Yoshiya Tanaka, Chair, Scientific Committee , JSBMR

11:45-12:00

Optimizing Drug Dosing: Western Perspective

Prof Erik Eriksen

12:00-12:15

How to efficiently run a Fracture Liaison Service

12:15-12:30

How to efficiently run a Fracture Liaison Service: Eastern Perspective

Sunday and Monday: Meet-the-Expert Session

Optimizing Drug Dosing

Prof Erik Eriksen, Prof Yoshiya Tanaka, JSBBMR

How to efficiently run a Fracture Liaison Service