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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!

SPEAKERS 2019

Prof. Dr. Fiona Bull

Prof. Dr. Fiona Bull

Program Manager for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, President of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health

World Health Organization WHO

Dr. Stéphane Bermon

Dr. Stéphane Bermon

Director IAAF Health & Science Department

Prof. Dr. med. Xavier Bigard

Prof. Dr. med. Xavier Bigard

Medical Director | Former President French Society of Sports Medicine

Union Cycliste Internationale, Val-de-Grace Medical School

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

Dr. med. Michael Fritz

Dr. med. Michael Fritz

Specialist for general medicine / sports medicine

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

Prof. Dr. med. Hermann Heck

Prof. Dr. med. Hermann Heck

Third chairman and treasurer

Sportärztebund Nordrhein e.V.

MD Jens Hinder

MD Jens Hinder

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

University Munster

Bernhard Hirschauer

Bernhard Hirschauer

Product Manager, Headcoach Running

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) | Former President DVS

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow

Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow

CEO

VitaScale GmbH

Nico Kaartinen

Nico Kaartinen

CEO

Kaasa Solution

Sebastian Kienle

Sebastian Kienle

Ironman World 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

Dr. Raija Laukkanen

Director Science Collaborations

Polar Electro Oy, Finland

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

Ben McNamara

Ben McNamara

Head of Education EMEA

Theragun LLC

Philipp Merk

Philipp Merk

Founder and managing director

Loewi

Camil Moldoveanu

Camil Moldoveanu

CEO & Co-founder

Re.flex

Miikka Neuvonen

Miikka Neuvonen

Sports Technology Expert

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. med. Scott Paluska

Prof. Dr. med. Scott Paluska

Clinical Professor

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, FACSM

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Member

University of Brighton, Chair of Scientific Commission FIMS

Prof.  Dr.  Dr. med. Claus Reinsberger

Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Claus Reinsberger

Chair of Sports Medicine

University of Paderborn

Johannes Rosenmöller

Johannes Rosenmöller

CEO

Humotion GmbH

Dr. med. Aaron Rubin

Dr. med. Aaron Rubin

Program Director of Sports Medicine | Team Physician

Kaiser Permanente | University of California, FACSM

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)

Wolfgang Schriebl

Wolfgang Schriebl

Sports Scientist & Sporttherapist

sense product GmbH

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. 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 2019

TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Organization
11:30Presidents' Lunch
13:00 Conference WelcomeChristian Stammel | Founder & CEO WT Wearable Technologies
13:10 Key Note - Triathlon training and technologies –the use of data for performance and healthSebastian Kienle | Ironman World Champion
13:25Session 1 - Future concepts in professional sports
Summer is coming! Preparation to Tokyo 2020 OlympicsDr. Stéphane Bermon | Director IAAF Health & Science Department
Nutritional recovery from prolonged exercisesProf. Dr. med. Xavier Bigard | Medical Director | Former President French Society of Sports Medicine Internationale Union Cycliste
The role of modern injectables in rehabilitating football injuriesDr. 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 heatProf. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis | Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Member University Brighton
14:45Session 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 promotionProf. Dr. Dr. med. Dieter Leyk | Head of Bundeswehr Institute for Preventive Medicine Bundeswehr Institute
Exercise does not harm the heartProf. 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 applicationsProf. Dr. Jarek Krajewski | CEO Institute for Experimental Psychophysiology
15:45Networking Coffee Break
16:00Session 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
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Organization
10:00 Session 4 - Tailored exercise programs
Deep dive recoveryDr. med. Lutz Graumann | Founder | Consultant Quest Vitality | German Icehockey Federation
Sleep and regeneration by wrist technologyDr. Raija Laukkanen | Director Science Collaborations Polar Electro Oy
Individualization of endurance training guided by cardiac vagal controlProf. 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 transferMD 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 employeesDr. med. David Niederseer | Sport Cardiologist University hospital of Zurich
Variable inertia: how technology can change the future of strength trainingFrancesco Cuzzolin | Former head strength and conditioning coach NBA | Director of scientific department Technogym
Strength training modalities and intramuscular connective tissueProf. Dr. Barbara Wessner | Deputy Head Platform Active Ageing | Center for Sports Science and University Sports University of Vienna
13:45Session 5 - Application of technologies to sports medicinePowered by ACSM and NATA
Integrating new technology to a sports medicine practiceDr. 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 rehabilitationProf. Dr. med. Jeff Konin | Clinical Professor Florida International University
15:00Session 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
15:45Session 7 - Head and brain injuries
Sports neurophysiology as a tool to optimize performance and assess concussionProf. Dr. Dr. med. Claus Reinsberger | Chair of Sports Medicine University of Paderborn
Innovations in head injury protection for athletesProf. Dr. med. Samuel Browd | Professor of Neurological Surgery University of Washington
16:45Session 8 - Digital innovations in sports & healthcareMiikka Neuvonen | Sports Technology Expert
Remote patient monitoring technologyCamil Moldoveanu | CEO & Co-founder Re.flex
Sensor device for non-invasive diagnostics in sweat during exerciseDr. 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 runningBernhard Hirschauer | Product Manager, Headcoach Running Racefox
SmarTracks – Performance Diagnostics with Smart SurfacesJohannes Rosenmöller | CEO Humotion GmbH
State of the art sensor technology for wheelchair Paralympics athletesNico Kaartinen | CEO Kaasa Solution
Building a digital hub for biomarker based performance and preventionTobias Teuber | Founder LykonDX
Personalized Nutrition and Supplements for Elite AthletesPhilipp Merk | Founder and managing director Loewi
Percussive Therapy: The New Wave in Performance and RecoveryBen McNamara | Head of Education EMEA Theragun LLC
Next Level of Performance and Metabolism Analysis and CoachingDr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow | CEO VitaScale GmbH
17:30 Summary & Closing remarks
17:40Get-together
18:00End of 7th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE

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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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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

European College of Sports Science

1st to 3rd July 2020 Seville

3rd Medical Fair Asia Medicine Sports Conference

09th & 10th September 2020 Singapore

49th German Sports Medicine Congress

29th to 31st September 2020 Hamburg

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