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Preliminary Program

Thursday, April 23, 2015

18:15-19:30 Opening Session
19:30 Networking reception

 

Friday, April 24, 2015

  Hall A Hall B
08:30-09:20

Debate: Calcium: Is there an upper limit of intake?

Debate: Are SYSADOA effective for the treatment of osteoarthritis?

09:20-10:10

Lecture session

Today's treatment of osteoarthritis
10:10-10:30 Coffee break and poster viewing
10:30-11:20

Lecture session

Lecture session

11:20-12:20

Industry Symposium 
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12:20-13:20

Industry Symposium 
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13:20-13:50 Lunch break and poster viewing
13:50-14:40

Debate: Treat to target vs target to treat 

Debate: Monotherapy biologics vs. combination biologics with MTX/DMARDs

14:40-15:30

Lecture session

Lecture session

15:30-15:50 Coffee break and poster viewing 
15:50-16:40

Lecture session

Debate: How best to assess disease activity / remission in daily clinical practice

16:40-17:10

Oral Presentations

Oral Presentations

17:10-18:10

Round Table: Fall prevention

Round Table: Which biologic/oral agent to use first?

 

Saturday, April 25, 2015

  Hall A Hall B
08:30-09:20

Debate: Drug holiday vs continuous therapy

Debate: Which imaging technologies may be of use in the diagnosis and/or management of osteoarthritis?

09:20-10:10

Lecture session

Can osteoarthritis patients be better characterized by phenotyping?

10:10-10:30 Coffee break and poster viewing
10:30-11:20

Today's and tomorrow's treatment of osteoarthritis: DMOADs

Lecture session

11:20-12:00

Oral Presentations

Oral Presentations

12:00-13:00

Industry Symposium
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 13:00-13:40 Lunch break and poster viewing
13:40-14:30

Muscle and fat: How are they related to osteoarthritis?

Debate: Is there still a place for oral corticosteroids in RA?

14:30-15:20

Muscle and fat: How are they related to osteoarthritis? (cont'd)

Debate: Which target to use in a T2T strategy

15:20-15:40 Coffee break and poster viewing 
15:40-16:30

Joint OA/RA Session:
Cardiovascular outcomes in OA and RA

Debate: Secondary fracture prevention: Which model?

16:30-17:00

Oral Presentations

Oral Presentations

17:00-18:00

Round Table: Investigation, evaluation and treatment of hand osteoarthritis

Round Table: How to interpret Cohort / Registry data

 

Sunday, April 26, 2015

  Hall A Hall B
08:30-10:00

State-of-the-Art lectures on disease treatment

 
10:00-10:15 Coffee break and poster viewing
10:15-10:45

The evolution of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases during recent years - the perspective of the Editor of ARD

 
10:45-11:45

Laureate abstracts

 
11:45-12:00

Closing remarks from the program chairpersons

 

 

Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoporosis

Osteoarthritis/Rheumatoid Arthritis