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MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE

20 + 21 NOVEMBER 2019 | 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 7th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will be held on the 20th & 21st of November, 2019. Join us is in Düsseldorf and be part of this vibrant ecosystem, and network with new partners, and discover and develop new markets!

CALL FOR SPEAKERS 2019

The call for speakers is online now and submissions for a presentation at the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2019 are welcome.

Feel free to submit your proposal!

 

SPEAKERS 2019

Dr. Stéphane Bermon

Dr. Stéphane Bermon

Director IAAF Health & Science Department

Prof. Dr. med. Xavier Bigard

Prof. Dr. med. Xavier Bigard

Past President French Sports Medicine Association | Medical Director

Union Cycliste

Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch

Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch

Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine

German Sport University

Prof. Dr. med. Samuel Browd

Prof. Dr. med. Samuel Browd

Professor of Neurological Surgery

University of Washington

Francesco Cuzzolin

Francesco Cuzzolin

Former head strength and conditioning coach NBA | Director of scientific department

Technogym

Dr. med. Ralf Doyscher

Dr. med. Ralf Doyscher

Team Physician Borussia Monchengladbach | Department of Sports Medicine Charité

University Berlin

Prof. Dr. med Dr. Christine Graf

Prof. Dr. med Dr. Christine Graf

Head of Department Movement and Health Promotion

German Sport University Cologne

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

Founder | Consultant

Quest Vitality | German Icehockey Federation

Dr. med. Jens Hinder

Sports Medicine | Past World Champion of Medical Health Professionals in Race Cycling | Team Physician Trek-Segafredo

University Munster

Bernhard Hirschauer

Bernhard Hirschauer

CEO & Founder, Racefox

Prof. Dr. Kuno Hottenrott

Prof. Dr. Kuno Hottenrott

Head of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science | Director of ILUG (Institute for Performance Diagnostics and Health Promotion) | Past President DVS

Sports University Halle

Nico Kaartinen

Nico Kaartinen

CEO

Kaasa Solution

Sebastian Kienle

Sebastian Kienle

Ironman World Champion | Ironman European Champion

Prof. Dr.  med. Jeff Konin

Prof. Dr. med. Jeff Konin

Clinical Professor

Florida International University

Prof. Dr. Jarek Krajewski

Prof. Dr. Jarek Krajewski

CEO

Institute for Experimental Psychophysiology

Dr. Raija Laukkanen

Director Science Collaborations

Polar Oy

Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Dieter Leyk

Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Dieter Leyk

Head of Bundeswehr Institute for Preventive Medicine

Prof. Dr. med. Herbert Löllgen

Prof. Dr. med. Herbert Löllgen

European Sports Cardiologist | Member Executive Committee | Honorary President

ESA | EFSMA | German Sports Medicine Federation

Camil Moldoveanu

Camil Moldoveanu

CEO & Co-founder

Re.flex

Miikka Neuvonen

Miikka Neuvonen

CEO

Sport Smash

Dr. med. David Niederseer

Dr. med. David Niederseer

Sport Cardiologist

University Hospital of Zurich

Dr. Susanne Oertel

Dr. Susanne Oertel

Senior Scientist

Fraunhofer IISB

Prof.  Dr.  Dr. med. Claus Reinsberger

Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Claus Reinsberger

Chair of Sports Medicine

University of Paderborn

Dr. med. Thomas Schramm

Dr. med. Thomas Schramm

Specialist in Cardiology & Sports Medicine | Preventive Medicine DGPR | Vice President German Society for Sports Medicine & Prevention (DGSP)

Christian Stammel

Christian Stammel

Founder & CEO

WT | Wearable Technologies Group

Tobias Teuber

Tobias Teuber

Founder

LykonDX

Prof. Dr. Barbara Wessner

Prof. Dr. Barbara Wessner

Deputy Head Platform Active Ageing | Center for Sports Science and University Sports

University of Vienna

EXPERT COMMITTEE

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

Founder | Consultant

Quest Vitality | German Icehockey Federation

Prof. Dr. med. Herbert Löllgen

Prof. Dr. med. Herbert Löllgen

European Sports Cardiologist | Member Executive Committee | Honorary President

ESA | EFSMA | German Sports Medicine Federation

Christian Stammel

Christian Stammel

Founder & CEO

WT | Wearable Technologies Group

Prof. Dr. Ansgar Schwirtz

Prof. Dr. Ansgar Schwirtz

Professor Biomechanics in Sports | President

Technical University of Munich | DVS

Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Bachl

Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Bachl

Director

Austrian Institute of Sports Medicine

Prof. Dr. med. Cindy Lin

Prof. Dr. med. Cindy Lin

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

University of Washington

Prof. Dr. Tim Meyer

Prof. Dr. Tim Meyer

Professor for Sports and Preventive Medicine | Team Physician

Saarland University | German National Football Team (DFB)

Prof. Dr. med. Rüdiger Reer

Prof. Dr. med. Rüdiger Reer

Professor for Sports and Exercise Science | Secretary General

Hamburg University | German Sports Medicine Association (DGSP)

Dr. med. Christian Schneider

Dr. med. Christian Schneider

Head - Medical Expert Committee

German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB)

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker

Professor for Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine | Chair

University Hospital Ulm | Exercise is Medicine Europe

AGENDA 2018

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 | Chair 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. Rüdiger Reer | Professor for Sports and Exercise Science | 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!

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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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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

24th Sports Science University Day of the German Society for Sports Science

18th to 20th September 2019 Humboldt-University Berlin

“Sport in Public Space” is the main subject of the 24th Sports Science University Day of the German Society for Sports Science (dvs) taking place from 18 to 20 September 2019 in Berlin. The topic offers a particularly interesting, important and challenging platform for the various disciplines of sport science. During these days the latest developments in sports science are presented and discussed in a multidisciplinary manner with more than 500 national and international attendees.

8th EIME Conference, Amsterdam

20 & 21 September, 2019 Amsterdam

The 8th EIME Conference will take place in Amsterdam on 20 & 21 September 2019 at the Amsterdam Public Library. The conference will focus on “Healthy Active Ageing”.

11th European Congress of Sports Medicine

3 - 5 October, 2019 Slovenia

The 11th European Congress on Sports Medicine will take place in Portorose, Slovenia, from the 3rd to the 5th October 2019. The main topics of the Congress will be: the development of elite young athletes, sport injuries, rehabilitation and prevention, exercise physiology, fitness testing and training, the psychology of performance and injury and exercise prescription for prevention and therapy.

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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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7th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will take place on the 20th & 21st November 2019 alongside MEDICA 2019 at the Congress Center Düsseldorf Süd

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Program Management

Dr. Sonja Sulzmaier

s.sulzmaier@navispace.de

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Conference Organization & Partnerships

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