Preliminary Program

*Please note, this is a preliminary program and is subject to change

Session Highlights | Plenary Speakers | Program

 

Plenary Speakers

Session Highlights

Saturday 17th June 2017

Pre-conference satellite meetings
 * Osteoporosis: diagnosis, management and therapy
 * The Genetics of Osteoporosis: practical approaches and applications
 * Bone quality: what is it and how do we measure it?

The future of osteoporosis care
Professor Dennis Black (USA) – Who is at risk and how do we best measure it?
Professor Kristine Ensrud (USA - sponsored by ASBMR) – Screening for osteoporosis and fracture risk: a primary care perspective 
Professor Graham Russell (UK) – Osteoporosis therapies – past, present and future

Welcome Function - Exhibition Area, BCEC (for more information please click here)

Sunday 18th June 2017

Biology & treatment of rheumatic diseases (in association with ARA)
Professor Hal Hoffman (USA) – Inflammasomopathies, NLRP3 and skeletal development
Professor Cornelia Weyand (USA) – T cell aging and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis
Professor Lianping Xing  (USA – sponsored by ICMRS) – Mouse models of inflammatory arthritis

Fracture prevention, fracture care
Professor Timothy Kwok (China) - insights from international studies into risk factors for osteoporosis
Professor Belinda Beck (Australia) – exercise and lifestyle
Paul Mitchell (New Zealand) – fracture liaison services and best practice guidelines for post-fracture care

Advances in bone biology (I)
Professor Jennifer Westendorf (USA – sponsored by ORS) – Histone deacetylases in bone and cartilage development
Dr Hanna Taipaleenmäki (Germany – sponsored by ECTS) – miRNAs in the bone-cancer dialogue
Professor Graham Williams (UK) – High-throughput skeletal phenotyping of knockout mice: new approaches to functional genomics

Amgen sponsored symposium
Fracture liaison service model of care: make the first fragility fracture the last

Early Career Researcher Workshop

Live imaging of bone cells
Professor Jennifer Stow (Australia) – Live imaging of membrane dynamics in macrophages
Professor Masaru Ishii (Japan) - Imaging bone cell function in vivo
Dr Michelle Macdonald (Australia) – Intravital imaging of osteoclast behavior
Associate Professor Nathan Pavlos (Australia) – Confocal imaging of live bone cells

Outstanding abstracts (from submitted abstracts)

GOMA Cocktail Function - Gallery of Modern Art (for more information please click here)

Monday 19th June 2017

Muscle, bone & mechanical forces
Professor Mark Forwood (Australia) – Mechanical loading: the good, the bad and the ugly
Professor Teresita Bellido (USA) – Osteocytes and mechanosensing
Dr Michaela Kneissel (Switzerland) – Muscle and bone interactions

Eli Lilly sponsored symposium

Early Career Researcher Workshop

Oral presentations from selected Basic and Clinical abstracts (I)

Bugs and bones (in association with ANZORS)
Professor Hiroshi Takayanagi (Japan) – Sepsis, osteoblasts and immunodeficiency
Professor Suresh Mahalingam (Australia) – Viral infections and rheumatic disease
Professor Gerald Atkins (Australia) – The role of osteocytes in joint infection.

New investigator session (oral presentations from selected abstracts)

'Meeting of the Minds' Student BBQ - Sky Room, BCEC (for more information please click here)

Tuesday 20th June 2017

Rare/childhood bone diseases
Professor Matt Warman (USA) – Advances in the treatment of osteogenesis imperfecta
Professor Matt Brown (Australia) – Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva; new insights and treatment
Dr Anna Simon (Netherlands) - Diagnosis & treatment of childhood autoinflammatory diseases

Oral presentations from selected Basic and Clinical abstracts (II)

Sponsored symposium

Basic science workshop

Innovations in orthopaedics
Dr Kathryn Stok (Australia) – Advances in imaging joint health
Professor Rick Sumner (USA - sponsored by ORS) – New approaches for enhancing implant fixation 
Professor Ling Qin (China) – New approaches to promote fracture healing

Clinical cases (from selected abstracts)

Advances in bone biology (II)
Professor Hong Zhou (Australia - sponsored by ICMRS) – Endogenous glucocorticoid action in bone and beyond 

Conference Dinner - Boulevard Room, BCEC (for more information please click here)

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Cancer and bone
Dr Masahiro Abe (Japan) – The biology and treatment of multiple myeloma
Professor Peter Croucher (Australia) – Tumour cell dormancy in the skeleton
Professor Theresa Guise (USA) – Bone-muscle communication in cancer

Genomic control of bone homeostasis
Professor Emma Duncan (Australia) –  GWAS: changing our understanding of osteoporosis and other bone disorders
Dr Joseph Powell (Australia) – Next generation sequencing approaches to define gene regulation and function
Associate Professor Charles Farber (USA - sponsored by ASBMR) – Systems approaches to investigate the molecular basis of bone strength

Program

Saturday 17th June 2017

9:00am-2:30pm Pre-conference satellite meeting
Osteoporosis: diagnosis, management and therapy
Pre-conference satellite meetings
The Genetics of Osteoporosis: practical approaches and applications
Bone quality: what is it and how do we measure it?
3:00pm-5:00pm Opening ceremony
Welcome to Country
Convenor/LOC Welcome
The future of osteoporosis care
5:00pm-7:00pm Welcome Reception
Plenary posters

Sunday 18th June 2017

8:30am-10:00pm Biology & treatment of rheumatic diseases
10:00am-11:00am Morning tea
11:00am-12:30pm Fracture prevention, fracture care Advances in bone biology (I)
12:30pm-1:00pm

Lunch
(poster viewing)

  
1:00pm-2:00pm Amgen sponsored symposium ECR workshop
2:00pm-3:30pm Live imaging of bone cells
3:30pm-4:00pm Afternoon tea
4:00pm-5:30pm Outstanding abstracts
7:00pm-9:30pm GOMA cocktail function

Monday 19th June 2017

8:30am-10:00am Muscle, bone & mechanical forces
10:00am-11:00am Morning tea
11:00am-12:30pm Proffered papers - basic science Proffered papers - clinical
12:30pm-1:00pm Lunch
(poster viewing)  
   
1:00pm-2:00pm Eli Lilly sponsor symposium ECR Workshop
2:00pm-3:30pm Bugs and bones
3:30pm-4:00pm Afternoon tea
4:00pm-5:30pm New investigator session
7:00pm-10:00pm 'Meeting of the Minds' BBQ function

Tuesday 20th June 2017

8:30am-10:00am Rare/childhood bone diseases
10:00am-11:00am Morning tea
11:00am-12:30pm Proffered papers - basic science Proffered Papers - Clinical
12:30pm-1:00pm Lunch
(poster viewing)
 
1:00pm-2:00pm Sponsor symposia Workshop
2:00pm-3:30pm Innovations in orthopaedics
3:30pm-4:00pm Afternoon tea
4:00pm-5:30pm Clinical cases Advances in bone biology (II)
6:00pm-7:30pm Sponsored symposium
7:30pm-11:00pm Conference dinner

Wednesday 21st June 2017

7:00am-8:30am Sponsored symposium Sponsored symposium
8:30am-10:30am Cancer & bone
10:30am-11:00am Morning tea
11:00am-12:30pm Genomic control of bone homeostasis

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