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

Claus-C. Glüer, Kiel, Germany, Salvatore Minisola, Roma, Italy

16:35-17:00

Essential Question to be Addressed by Research: Western Perspective
Speaker: Steve Cummings, San Francisco, United States

17:00 -17:25

Essential Question to be Addressed by Research: Eastern Perspective

Lin Chen, China, CSOBMR,

17:25-17:40

Exemplifying Research from China
Speaker: Weibo Xia, Beijing, China

Weibo Xia, Beijing, China, CSOBMR

17:40-17:55

Exemplifying Research from Japan

Yuuki Imai , Toon, Japan, Associate Director Ehime University

17:55-18:10

Exemplifying Research from Korea

Kwang Joon Kim, Korea, Republic of

18:10-18:25

Podium Discussion: Exiting perspectives for Research

All speakers and presidents

18:25-18:30

Summary

Salvatore Minisola, Roma, Italy , Claus-C. Glüer, Kiel, Germany

18:30-19:00

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

Salvatore Minisola, Roma, Italy , Claus-C. Glüer, Kiel, Germany, Presidents and representatives of 4 Eastern Societies

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

Optimising Drug Dosing: Eastern Perspective

Yoshiya Tanaka, Chair, Fukuoka, Japan, Scientific Committee , JSBMR

11:45-12:00

Optimising Drug Dosing: Western Perspective

Erik Eriksen, Oslo, Norway

12:00-12:15

How to efficiently run a Fracture Liaison Service

Yong-Chan Ha, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

12:15-12:30

How to efficiently run a Fracture Liaison Service: Eastern Perspective

Kristina Akesson, Lund, Sweden

Sunday and Monday: Meet-the-Expert Session

Optimising Drug Dosing

Erik Eriksen, Oslo, Norway, Yoshiya Tanaka, Chair, Fukuoka, Japan, Scientific Committee , JSBMR

How to efficiently run a Fracture Liaison Service

Yong-Chan Ha, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Kristina Akesson, Lund, Sweden