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MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE

13 + 14 NOVEMBER 2018 | DÜSSELDORF

The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE was founded in 2013 at MEDICA, the world´s largest medical trade show. The platform has established as the leading interdisciplinary exchange platform between international sports medicine experts, professional athletes and sport techies, the sporting goods and healthcare industries. The cooperation platform fosters new exchange formats, new sport medical therapies, and innovative products for prevention, recovery and population health management. The 6th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will be held on the 13th & 14th of November, 2018. Join us is in Düsseldorf and be part of this vibrant ecosystem, and network with new partners, and discover and develop new markets!

SPEAKERS

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Alt

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Alt

Associate Director, Institute of Sports- and Movement Science

University of Stuttgart

Fee Beyer

Fee Beyer

Founder

SportsTech, Germany

Alberto Bichi

Alberto Bichi

Executive Director

European Platform for Sport Innovation (EPSI)

Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch

Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch

Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine

German Sport University

Dr. Birgit Böhm

Dr. Birgit Böhm

Chair for Preventive Pediatrics

TU München

Prof. Dr. med. Mats Börjesson

Prof. Dr. med. Mats Börjesson

Head of the Center for Health and Performance (CHP)

University of Gothenburg

Marcel Botha

Marcel Botha

CEO

10xbeta

Florian Dennerlein

Florian Dennerlein

CEO

ambiotex GmbH

Prof. Dr. Larry Durstine

Prof. Dr. Larry Durstine

Professor for Exercise Science

University of South Carolina

Prof. Dr. med. Andrea Ermolao

Prof. Dr. med. Andrea Ermolao

Physician Specialist in Sports Medicine

University of Padova

Jörg Fehlinger

Jörg Fehlinger

Managing Director and Co-Founder

fitrockr

Philippe Furrer

Philippe Furrer

Senior Manager & Head of Youth Engagement

International Olympic Committee

Prof. Dr. Urs Granacher

Prof. Dr. Urs Granacher

Head of the division of Training and Movement Sciences, Faculty Human Sciences

University of Potsdam

Dr. med. Casper Grim

Dr. med. Casper Grim

Chief Resident

Klinikum Osnabrück

Thomas Hock

Thomas Hock

Sales Manager Europe & Sports Services, Simi Reality Motion Systems

Prof. Hans Holdhaus

Prof. Hans Holdhaus

Founder and Director

IMSB-Austria (Institute for Sports Medicine and Science)

Marcel Isakowitz

Marcel Isakowitz

Founder

SportsTech, Germany

Giorgi Khubua

Giorgi Khubua

Managing Director and Co-Founder

SOLOS Mirrors

Paul Kirchmeier

Paul Kirchmeier

Director of Business Development

NuvoAir

Hyungyu Ko

Hyungyu Ko

CEO

LogonU

Dr. Donia Koubaa

Dr. Donia Koubaa

Chair of Sports Medicine Department

National Center for Medicine and Sports Science (CNMSS), Tunisia

Dr. Benoit Mariani

Dr. Benoit Mariani

CEO and Co-Founder

GaitUp

Prof. Dr. med. Frank Mayer

Prof. Dr. med. Frank Mayer

Medical Director, University Outpatient Clinic – Center of Sports Medicine

Potsdam University

Prof. Dr. med. Willem Van Mechelen

Prof. Dr. med. Willem Van Mechelen

Professor of Sports Medicine at VU University Medical Center Amsterdam

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Professor of Sport and Exercise Science

University of Brighton

Prof. Dr. med. Rudiger Reer

Prof. Dr. med. Rudiger Reer

Secretary General

German Sports Medicine Association (DGSP)

Prof. Dr. Luis Bettencourt Sardinha

Prof. Dr. Luis Bettencourt Sardinha

Professor Faculty of Human Kinetics

University of Lisbon

Karsten Schäfer

Karsten Schäfer

PhD Student, Institute of Sports- and Movement Science

University of Stuttgart

Dr. med. Johannes Scherr

Dr. med. Johannes Scherr

Chief Medical Officer

Loewi

Anthony Slater

Anthony Slater

Senior Vice President

EXOS

Prof. Dr. Billy Sperlich

Prof. Dr. Billy Sperlich

Head of Integrative & Experimental Exercise Science & Training

Julius-Maximilians -University of Würzburg

Christian Stammel

Christian Stammel

Founder & CEO

Wearable Technologies Group

Manuel Stein

Manuel Stein

Senior PhD student and Member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group

University of Konstanz

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker

Professor for Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine

University Hospital Ulm

Prof. Dr. med. Uwe Tegtbur

Prof. Dr. med. Uwe Tegtbur

Director of the Institute for Sports and Medicine

University of Hanover

Oleksii Vynogradov

Oleksii Vynogradov

Founder and CEO

HeartIn

Martin Welke

Martin Welke

Senior Director Fitness & Health Management

Adidas AG

EXPERT COMMITTEE

Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Bachl

Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Bachl

Director

Austrian Institute of Sports Medicine

Alberto Bichi

Alberto Bichi

Executive Director

European Platform for Sport Innovation (EPSI)

Dr. Cindy Lin

Dr. Cindy Lin

Clinical Assistant Professor Sports & Spine Medicine, Medicine Center Seattle, Washington

University of Washington

Prof. Dr. Tim Meyer

Prof. Dr. Tim Meyer

Team Physician

German National Football Team (DFB)

Prof. Dr. med. Rudiger Reer

Prof. Dr. med. Rudiger Reer

Secretary General

German Sports Medicine Association (DGSP)

Dr. med. Christian Schneider

Dr. med. Christian Schneider

Head - Medical Expert Committee

German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB)

Christian Stammel

Christian Stammel

Founder & CEO

Wearable Technologies Group

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker

Professor for Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine

University Hospital Ulm

AGENDA

TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Organization
11:30Presidents' Lunch
13:00 Conference WelcomeHorst Giesen | Director MEDICA
13:10 Key Note
Global active city: a new framework to fight a pandemy of inactivity in a rapidly urbanising worldPhilippe Furrer | Senior Manager & Head of Youth Engagement International Olympic Committee
The rise of chronic diseases in children: an unwanted lasting legacyProf. Dr. Larry Durstine | Professor for Exercise Science American College of Sports Medicine
13:50 Session 1 - Future concepts in professional sportspowered by WISS / German Institute of Sports Science
Key elements for elite coaches and athletes to adhere to and benefit from data monitoringProf. Dr. Billy Sperlich | Head of Integrative & Experimental Exercise Science & Training Julius-Maximilians -University of Würzburg
MISSIE is a new measurement and information system for precise and useful motion analysis in figure skating.Prof. Dr. Wilfried Alt | Associate Director, Institute of Sports- and Movement Science , Karsten Schäfer | PhD Student, Institute of Sports- and Movement Science University of Stuttgart
Football through the eyes of a computerManuel Stein | Senior PhD student and Member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group University of Konstanz
3D Markerless motion capture – A new high performance technology for big data analysis in real world scenarios -Injury prevention in soccer and baseballThomas Hock | Sales Manager Europe & Sports Services, Simi Reality Motion Systems Manager Europe, Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH
14:45 Session 2 - Latest innovations in monitoring vital data & sport performance
Necessary steps to accelerate the integration of wearables sensors into recreation and competitive sportsMarcel Botha | CEO , Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis | Professor of Sport and Exercise Science 10x Beta, University of Brighton
Physiology of muscle and tendon healingProf. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch | Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine German Sports University Cologne
Therapy of muscle and tendon injuriesDr. med. Casper Grim | Chief Resident Klinikum Osnabrück
Why another look at bioimpedance?Prof. Dr. Luis Bettencourt Sardinha | Professor Faculty of Human Kinetics University of Lisboa
16:00 Networking Coffee Break
16:15 Session 3 - Guided Innovation Tour
Technogym (Hall 4, Stand 4G25)
Woodway (Hall 4, Stand 4D57)
WT | Wearable Technologies (Hall 15, Stand 15C23)
17:30 MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM (Hall 15, Stand 15C24)
18:15 End of Day 1 of MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Organization
10:00 Session 4 - Tailored exercise programs
How to move kids – findings of a new psychophysical approachProf. Hans Holdhaus | Founder and Director IMSB-Austria (Institute for Sports Medicine and Science)
Get active – community mobilization in a cross generational cardiovascular health awareness programDr. Birgit Böhm | Chair for Preventive Pediatrics TU München
Resistance training in children and adolescentsProf. Dr. Urs Granacher | Head of the division of Training and Movement Sciences, Faculty Human Sciences University of Potsdam
Functional evaluation and exercise prescription for people with severe obesityProf. Dr. med. Andrea Ermolao | Physician Specialist in Sports Medicine University of Padova
Low back pain in sports & the general population – the effectiveness of neuromuscular trainingProf. Dr. med. Frank Mayer | Medical Director, University Outpatient Clinic – Center of Sports Medicine University Outpatient Clinic, Potsdam
E-Bike & Health – new findings on the effect of e-biking on health parametersProf. Dr. med. Uwe Tegtbur | Director of the Institute for Sports and Medicine University of Hannover
12:00 Session 5 - Exercise: From idea to action - Panel Discussion
Swedish physical activity on prescription - a role model for behavioral change?Prof. Dr. med. Mats Börjesson | Head of the Center for Health and Performance (CHP) University of Gothenburg
Exercise is Medicine – GermanyProf. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker | Professor for Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine University Hospital Ulm
Exercise is Medicine – PortugalProf. Dr. Luis Bettencourt Sardinha | Professor Faculty of Human Kinetics University of Lisbon
Exercise is Medicine – ItalyProf. Dr. med. Andrea Ermolao | Physician Specialist in Sports Medicine University of Padova
Exercise is Medicine – TunisiaDr. Donia Koubaa | Chair of Sports Medicine Department National Center for Medicine and Sports Science (CNMSS), Tunisia
Exercise is Medicine – USAProf. Dr. Larry Durstine | Professor for Exercise Science American College of Sports Medicine
Exercise is Medicine – SwedenProf. Dr. med. Mats Börjesson | Head of the Center for Health and Performance (CHP) University of Gothenburg
13:15 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Break
14:15Session 6 - Corporate Fitness
Best Practise – The EXOS vision for corporate wellnessAnthony Slater | Senior Vice President , Martin Welke | Senior Director Fitness & Health Management Adidas & EXOS
Active life style – the relevance of physical activity at workAlberto Bichi | Executive Director epsi
The cost-effectiveness of worksite physical activity and exercise interventionsProf. Dr. med. Willem Van Mechelen | Professor of Sports Medicine at VU University Medical Center Amsterdam Department of Public and Occupational Health Amsterdam
Improving corporate fitness and performance: the "Health & Fitness Street" and its implementationProf. Dr. med. Rudiger Reer | Secretary General German Sports Medicine Association DGSP
15:30 Session 7 - Digital innovations in sports & healthcare
Moderated by SportsTech GermanyFee Beyer | Founder , Marcel Isakowitz | Founder SportsTech Germany
Bloodbased optimization of performance and nutritionDr. med. Johannes Scherr | Chief Medical Officer Loewi
NuvoAir- Smart spirometry and its applications for athletes and sports professionalsPaul Kirchmeier | Director of Business Development NuvoAir
Real-time analysis of motion and muscle activity: improving athlete's performanceHyungyu Ko | CEO LogonU
K-FORCE: the intelligent assistant in functional rehabilitationAthanase Kollias | CEO K-Invent
SOLOS Mirrors - a new way of analyzing body movementGiorgi Khubua | Managing Director and Co-Founder SOLOS Mirrors
Challenges and opportunities to using smart ECG t-shirts for professional, individual and team sport monitoringOleksii Vynogradov | Founder and CEO Heartin
Fitrockr - Next generation solution for medical, health and fitness analytics & gamificationJörg Fehlinger | Managing Director and Co-Founder fitrockr
Next level smart clothing: Measure and improve athletic performance and recoveryFlorian Dennerlein | CEO ambiotex GmbH
Real world applications empowered by foot sensors, from shoe fitting to broadcastDr. Benoit Mariani | CEO and Co-Founder GaitUp
16:45 Summary & Closing remarks
17:00Get-together
17:30End of 6th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE

BECOME A PARTNER!

Does an exhibition opportunity at the MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCES excite you? Become part of this ever-growing multi-disciplinary ecosystem and get the chance to network with top industry experts and sports medicine professionals.

COOPERATION PARTNERS

DGSP

The DGSP is the main institution in the fields of sports medicine, as well as healthcare and health prevention by physical activity and with its 9.000 medical members one of the biggest professional associations in Germany.

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The German Society of Sport Science (Deutsche Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft, abbr.: DVS) is a federation of researchers active in teaching, research or practice, and it was founded in Munich in 1976. Their mission is to encourage and support research in sport science.

EFSMA

The EFSMA European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations is a not-for-profit association and recognized by the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS). The specific objectives of EFSMA are to have Sports Medicine recognized as a specialty in all of Europe; to develop and harmonize education in Sports Medicine throughout Europe and to get Sports Medicine included in the basic curricula; to be a pan-European forum in Sports Medicine for the improvement of communication between sports Medicine Organizations; to coordinate European Sports Medicine actions and to cooperate with Sport Science disciplines in Europe; to increase understanding of the importance of physical activity for the whole population and dissemination of knowledge and methods of Sports Medicine for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and diseases; to encourage in common research; to establish and propagate a Sports Medicine Code of Ethics throughout Europe; to implement Exercise Prescription for Health

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Exercise is Medicine is an initiative of the America College of Sports Medicine. ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 45,000 members and certified professionals worldwide, ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

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The European Initiative for Exercise in Medicine is the European part of global Exercise is Medicine. The EIEIM is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to health and exercise promotion with its legal seat in Ulm, Germany.

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EPSI (The European Platform for Sport Innovation) is a membership-based networking organization within Europe that focuses on innovation in the areas of physical activity related to sport, leisure and health. EPSI strives for a more innovation-friendly environment for the EU sports industry, in order to stimulate technological innovation and to set up businesses with a focus on innovative technology.

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FESI (Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry) is the European representative of the sporting goods industry vis-à-vis the European Institutions as well as other European authorities and bodies. One of the main goals of FESI is to promote free trade between European Member States and to facilitate trade world-wide.

FIMS

FIMS is a structured and well-organised association, strongly committed to the promotion of the study and development of sports medicine throughout the world. The purpose and administration of FIMS is clearly set out in its Statutes and By-Laws. FIMS is made up of continental and national sports medicine associations, as well as multinational groups and individual members.

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Perform Better is the leading provider of high-quality training equipment such as kettlebells, TRX, slings, dumbbells, coordination ladders, sandbags, training ropes, minibands, powerbands, superbands, blackroll, equalizer, sandbells, Assault Air Bike, and medicine balls as well as trainings, advanced trainings, certifications, and seminars about functional training. We additionally offer courses in functional fitness and fascia training at events such as the FIBO (Fitness and Body building Fair)or the IFAA (International Fitness Aerobics Academy).

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With the founding of the innovation network “Wearables in top-level sport” -WISS- in July 2015, the initiators of the Federal Institute of Sport Science and Innovation Manufacture set themselves the goal of discovering the potential of wearable technologies (wearable technologies, wearables) and making them increasingly usable for top German sport, Through the work done so far around the WISS network, numerous interdisciplinary collaborations and projects between sports practice, technology development and science have already been initiated. This resulted in an excellent response from all participating network members and external stakeholders.

WT

WT | Wearable Technologies is the pioneer and worldwide leading innovation and market development platform for technologies worn close to the body, on the body or even in the body. They offer an international platform for networking and serves as a hub for market-ready products and components. On the one hand WT stands for online activities such as the WTcommunity, including an extensive exhibitor database and an up-to-date newsletter. And on the other hand the platform is represented offline through various trade shows, dedicated conferences and furthermore through the printed trade journal WTnews.

PARTNER EVENTS

7th European Initiative for Exercise in Medicine Congress

21 & 22 September, Warsaw

The European Initiative for Exercise is Medicine is the European part of global Exercise is Medicine. The 7th EIEIM Congress is taking place on 21 & 22 September 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. This initiative highlights the importance of exercise and physical activity for health and in the prevention of chronic diseases.

WT | Wearable Technologies Show 2018 MEDICA

12 – 15 November, Düsseldorf

The world´s biggest medical trade fair is the hotspot for wearable technologies in the healthcare segment where decision makers from all over the world come together. At the WT | Wearables Technologies Joint Pavilion 45 exhibitors are showcasing which latest innovations and developments are available on the market today and which ones will become a part of our everyday life in the near future.

MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM

12 - 15 November, Düsseldorf

The MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM in hall 15 is focusing on new technologies and is showcasing innovative solutions from the Internet of Things that are transforming the healthcare industry. From the smart prosthesis to the intelligent asthma patch, and fitness trackers, the market for mobile and connected solutions is growing.

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

PREVIOUS SPONSORS

LOGISTICS

The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE is the annual highlight of MEDICA, the world‘s largest medical marketplace with +128,000 visitors and 5000 exhibitors from 66 countries, having 17 exhibition halls, 8 forums, and 5 congresses. The MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will take place at the Congress Center Düsseldorf (CCD), South, Room 2.

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6th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will take place on the 13th & 14th November 2018 at the Congress Center Düsseldorf Süd

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Conference Organization & Partnerships

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