Timetable

  Thursday, August 31, 2017

  Hall A 
 16:00 – 16:15 Welcoming Remarks
 16:15 – 16:45 Keynote Lecture: The international tsunami of musculoskeletal pain: When will it hit and will we cope?
17:00 – 18:00 Industry Symposium
18:00 Networking Reception

 

  Friday, September 1, 2017

  Hall A Hall B 
 08:00 – 08:55 Round Table: Patient reported outcomes in inflammatory arthritis Lecture: Spinal pain in osteoarthritis: The elephant in the room
 08:55 – 09:25 Coffee break and poster viewing
09:25 – 10:20 Lecture: Dose adjustments in inflammatory arthritis Round table: Hand osteoarthritis: A challenging disease
10:25 – 11:20 Round Table: First treatment choice in difficult rheumatoid arthritis Lecture: Understanding osteoarthritis: Focus on the patient
11:25 – 12:25 Industry Symposium  
12:25 – 13:30 Lunch break and poster viewing
13:30 – 14:25 Round Table: What are the best ways to assess therapies in inflammatory arthritis? Debate: Biomarkers usefulness in osteoarthritis
14:25 – 15:00 Coffee break and poster viewing
15:00 – 15:55 Debate: Management of comorbidities in inflammatory arthritis Debate: What has imaging taught us about osteoarthritis?
16:00 – 17:00 Industry Symposium  

 

  Saturday, September 2, 2017

  Hall A Hall B 
 08:00 – 09:00 Industry Breakfast Symposium  
09:05 – 10:00 Debate: Should spondyloarthritis (SpA) be considered one single entity or should it be split into multiple diseases? Lecture: Therapies of osteoarthritis (I): The patient comes first
10:05 – 11:00 Debate: Biologic choice in psoriatic arthritis/spondylarthropathies? Round Table: Targeted therapies in osteoarthritis (II): The usefulness of intra-articular therapy in knee osteoarthritis
 11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break and poster viewing
11:30 – 12:25 Round Table: Non-radiographic ankylosing spondylitis Debate: Targeted therapies in osteoarthritis (III): Most recent advances in osteoarthritis therapy: Fact or fiction
12:30 – 13:30 Industry Symposium  
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break and poster viewing
14:30 – 15:25 Lecture: Practical approach to the extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis Round Table: Symptomatic slow acting drugs (SYSADOAs) in osteoarthritis treatment: The clash between disbelief and hard data
15:25 – 15:45 Coffee break and poster viewing
15:45 – 16:40 Lecture/Round Table: Seronegative rheumatoid arthritis Lecture: Assessing disease symptoms and structural changes: Accuracy and sensitivity is everything in osteoarthritis
16:45 – 17:15 IA Oral Abstract and Award Presentations OA Oral Abstract and Award Presentations

 

  Sunday, September 3, 2017

  Hall A
 07:45 – 08:30 Industry Breakfast Symposium
08:35 – 09:30 Joint IA and OA Session:  Back to the future: How the microbes are shaping our thinking about musculoskeletal diseases
 09:30 – 10:00 Coffee break
10:00 – 10:55 Biosimilars Symposium: Views from 3 continents
11:00 – 11:55 APLAR Symposium: Controversial issues
Inflammatory Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Inflammatory Arthritis and Osteoarthritis