Timetable

  Thursday, November 8, 2018

  Hall A 
 15:15 – 15:45 Opening Session
 15:45 – 16:10 Break
 16:10 – 17:00 Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) Symposium:
Recent progress on genetic and cellular rheumatology in APLAR
 17:00 – 17:10 Break
17:10 – 18:00 Industry Symposium: Understanding patient needs in the treatment of symptomatic osteoarthritis
Supported by Mylan
18:00 Networking Reception

 

  Friday, November 9, 2018

  Hall A
 08:00 – 08:50 Session:
JAK inhibitors should be first line before biologic agents

Supported by Pfizer
 08:50 – 08:55 Break
 08:55 – 09:45 Industry Symposium: Management strategies for rheumatoid arthritis in 2018
Supported by Eli Lilly
09:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:50 Session:
How to deal with vaccination of patients with inflammatory arthritis
10:50 – 10:55 Break
10:55 – 11:45 Meet the Experts:
Inflammation in osteoarthritis as a therapeutic target
11:45 – 11:55 Break
11:55 – 12:45 Industry Lunch Symposium: New perspectives with Diacerein
Supported by TRB
12:45 – 12:55 Break
12:55 – 13:45 Meet the Experts:
How to best manage osteoporosis in patients with arthritis
13:45 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 14:50 Session:
Osteoarthritis, a disease of the bone/subchondral bone?
Implication for treatment

Supported by Samumed
14:50 – 14:55 Break
14:55 – 15:45 Session:
Biosimilars: Are rheumatologists and patients ready for transitioning patients from an originator to a biosimilar?
15:45 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 16:50 Industry Symposium: Biosimilar infliximab: Switching from an originator to a biosimilar
Supported by Celltrion
16:50 – 16:55 Break
16:55 – 17:55 Guided Poster Tour
Supported by Samumed

 

  Saturday, November 10, 2018

  Hall A
 08:00 – 08:50 Session:
Management of challenging osteoarthritis cases in daily practice:
Well-kept secrets
 08:50 – 08:55 Break
08:55 – 09:45 Session:
When is biologic monotherapy the treatment of choice?
09:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:50 Session:
Novel therapeutic targets and cellular therapies for osteoarthritis

Supported by ORLIFE Pharmaceuticals – a MEDIPOST Company
10:50 – 10:55 Break
10:55 – 11:45 Session:
Psoriatic arthritis: How to balance management of the skin and the joints
11:45 – 13:00 Lunch Break and Poster Viewing
13:00 – 13:50 Meet the Experts:
Non-radiographic spondyloarthropathy: If you were paying for it, would you commence biologic therapy?
13:50 – 13:55 Break
13:55 – 14:50 Session:
Intraarticular therapy for arthritis: Interesting new findings for patients
Supported by Sanofi
14:50 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 15:50 Meet the Experts:
Lupus and pregnancy: Good news for the doctor and the mother
15:50 – 15:55 Break
15:55 – 16:25 Oral Abstracts and Award Presentations

*Subject to change