MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE
18 + 19 NOVEMBER 2020 | 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 8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will be held on the 18th & 19th of November, 2020. 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 2020
The call for speakers is online now and submissions for a presentation at the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2020 are welcome.
Feel free to submit your proposal!
Program Manager for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, President of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health
World Health Organization WHO
Director IAAF Health & Science Department
Medical Director | Former President French Society of Sports Medicine
Union Cycliste Internationale, Val-de-Grace Medical School
Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine
German Sport University
Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington
Former head strength and conditioning coach NBA | Director of scientific department
Team Physician Borussia Monchengladbach | Department of Sports Medicine Charité
Specialist for general medicine / sports medicine
Head of Department Movement and Health Promotion
German Sport University Cologne
Third chairman and treasurer
Sportärztebund Nordrhein e.V.
Sports Medicine | Former World Champion of Medical Health Professionals in Race Cycling | Team Physician Trek-Segafredo
Product Manager, Headcoach Running
Head of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science | Director of ILUG (Institute for Performance Diagnostics and Health Promotion) | Former President DVS
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Ironman World Champion
Florida International University
Institute for Experimental Psychophysiology
Director Science Collaborations
Polar Electro Oy, Finland
Head of Bundeswehr Institute for Preventive Medicine
European Sports Cardiologist | Member Executive Committee | Honorary President
ESA | EFSMA | German Sports Medicine Federation
Head of Education EMEA
Founder and managing director
CEO & Co-founder
Sports Technology Expert
University Hospital of Zurich
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, FACSM
Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Member
University of Brighton, Chair of Scientific Commission FIMS
Chair of Sports Medicine
University of Paderborn
Program Director of Sports Medicine | Team Physician
Kaiser Permanente | University of California, FACSM
Specialist in Cardiology & Sports Medicine | Preventive Medicine DGPR | Vice President German Society for Sports Medicine & Prevention (DGSP)
Sports Scientist & Sporttherapist
sense product GmbH
European Sports Cardiologist | Member Executive Committee | Honorary President
ESA | EFSMA | German Sports Medicine Federation
Professor Biomechanics in Sports | President
Technical University of Munich | DVS
Austrian Institute of Sports Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor Sports & Spine Medicine, Medicine Center Seattle, Washington
University of Washington
Professor for Sports and Exercise Science | Secretary General
Hamburg University | German Sports Medicine Association (DGSP)
Head - Medical Expert Committee
German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB)
Professor for Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine | Chair
University Hospital Ulm | Exercise is Medicine Europe
|13:00||Conference Welcome||Christian Stammel | Founder & CEO||WT Wearable Technologies|
|13:10||Key Note - Triathlon training and technologies –the use of data for performance and health||Sebastian Kienle | Ironman World Champion|
|13:25||Session 1 - Future concepts in professional sports|
|Summer is coming! Preparation to Tokyo 2020 Olympics||Dr. Stéphane Bermon | Director IAAF Health & Science Department|
|Nutritional recovery from prolonged exercises||Prof. Dr. med. Xavier Bigard | Medical Director | Former President French Society of Sports Medicine||Internationale Union Cycliste|
|The role of modern injectables in rehabilitating football injuries||Dr. med. Ralf Doyscher | Team Physician Borussia Monchengladbach | Department of Sports Medicine Charité||University Berlin|
|The use of technology to protect the health of athletes during competitions in the heat||Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis | Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Member||University Brighton|
|14:45||Session 2 - Sports for health|
|Key Note - Using technologies to reach global targets for a more active healthier world||Prof. Dr. Fiona Bull | Program Manager for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, President of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health||14:35|
|The physically inactive and aging media society: Options to strengthen health and fitness promotion||Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Dieter Leyk | Head of Bundeswehr Institute for Preventive Medicine||Bundeswehr Institute|
|Exercise does not harm the heart||Prof. Dr. med. Herbert Löllgen | European Sports Cardiologist | Member Executive Committee | Honorary President||EFSMA | German Sports Medicine Association|
|AI-based affective computing systems for health, prevention and sports applications||Prof. Dr. Jarek Krajewski | CEO||Institute for Experimental Psychophysiology|
|15:45||Networking Coffee Break|
|16:00||Session 3 - Guided Innovation Tour|
|Technogym (Hall 4, Stand 4G25)|
|Woodway (Hall 4, Stand 4D57)|
|WT | Wearable Technologies (Hall 13, Stand 15C23)|
|17:15||Networking and get-together - MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM (Hall 13, Stand D45)|
|18:15||End of Day 1 of 7th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE|
|10:00||Session 4 - Tailored exercise programs|
|Deep dive recovery||Dr. med. Lutz Graumann | Founder | Consultant||Quest Vitality | German Icehockey Federation|
|Sleep and regeneration by wrist technology||Dr. Raija Laukkanen | Director Science Collaborations||Polar Electro Oy|
|Individualization of endurance training guided by cardiac vagal control||Prof. Dr. Kuno Hottenrott | Head of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science | Director of ILUG (Institute for Performance Diagnostics and Health Promotion) | Former President DVS||Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg|
|Field test to laboratory test: Usage of cycling power meters on treadmills for more accurate training transfer||MD Jens Hinder | Sports Medicine | Former World Champion of Medical Health Professionals in Race Cycling | Team Physician Trek-Segafredo||University Muenster|
|Active commuting to workplace to counteract physical inactivity in employees||Dr. med. David Niederseer | Sport Cardiologist||University hospital of Zurich|
|Variable inertia: how technology can change the future of strength training||Francesco Cuzzolin | Former head strength and conditioning coach NBA | Director of scientific department||Technogym|
|Strength training modalities and intramuscular connective tissue||Prof. Dr. Barbara Wessner | Deputy Head Platform Active Ageing | Center for Sports Science and University Sports||University of Vienna|
|13:45||Session 5 - Application of technologies to sports medicine||Powered by ACSM and NATA|
|Integrating new technology to a sports medicine practice||Dr. med. Aaron Rubin | Program Director of Sports Medicine | Team Physician||Kaiser Permanente | University of California | FACSM|
|The rapid growth of in home streaming group exercise classes: Is your living room as effective as the fitness club?||Prof. Dr. med. Scott Paluska | Clinical Professor||Christie Clinic Champaign | FACSM|
|The future of cannabis in sports rehabilitation||Prof. Dr. med. Jeff Konin | Clinical Professor||Florida International University|
|15:00||Session 6 - Evidence-based diagnostics|
|Epigenetic screening for performance and health - reality or future?||Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch | Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine||German Sports University|
|15:45||Session 7 - Head and brain injuries|
|Sports neurophysiology as a tool to optimize performance and assess concussion||Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Claus Reinsberger | Chair of Sports Medicine||University of Paderborn|
|Innovations in head injury protection for athletes||Prof. Dr. med. Samuel Browd | Professor of Neurological Surgery||University of Washington|
|16:45||Session 8 - Digital innovations in sports & healthcare||Miikka Neuvonen | Sports Technology Expert|
|Remote patient monitoring technology||Camil Moldoveanu | CEO & Co-founder||Re.flex|
|Sensor device for non-invasive diagnostics in sweat during exercise||Dr. Susanne Oertel | Senior Scientist||Fraunhofer IISB|
|"Sensewave" An high Tech Assessment and Trainings Tool for Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation||Wolfgang Schriebl | Sports Scientist & Sporttherapist||sense product GmbH|
|Real-time coaching by movement analysis for running||Bernhard Hirschauer | Product Manager, Headcoach Running||Racefox|
|SmarTracks – Performance Diagnostics with Smart Surfaces||Johannes Rosenmöller | CEO||Humotion GmbH|
|State of the art sensor technology for wheelchair Paralympics athletes||Nico Kaartinen | CEO||Kaasa Solution|
|Building a digital hub for biomarker based performance and prevention||Tobias Teuber | Founder||LykonDX|
|Personalized Nutrition and Supplements for Elite Athletes||Philipp Merk | Founder and managing director||Loewi|
|Percussive Therapy: The New Wave in Performance and Recovery||Ben McNamara | Head of Education EMEA||Theragun LLC|
|Next Level of Performance and Metabolism Analysis and Coaching||Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow | CEO||VitaScale GmbH|
|17:30||Summary & Closing remarks|
|18:00||End of 7th 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 | 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.
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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