virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE
18 + 19 NOVEMBER 2020 | ALL OVER THE WORLD
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 virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE is the 8th edition of the conference and will be held on the 18th & 19th of November, 2020. Join us virtually and be part of this vibrant ecosystem, and network with new partners, and discover and develop new markets!
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Online member ticket price: 79 Euro incl. VAT
Professor for Medical Engineering
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Art
Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine
German Sports University Cologne
Clinical Researcher, Chief Medical Information Office
University Hospital Basel
Professor for Theoretical Biology
Humboldt University Berlin, Institute of Epidemiological Modeling of Infectious Diseases, Robert Koch Institute
Adj. Professor, Team Physician German Skiing Team, Medical Director
MVZ ATOS Clinics Munic
Professor for Human Performance in Space
International Space University Strasbourg
Team Physician Borussia Monchengladbach, Department for Sports Medicine Charité
Professor for Digital Support Systems in Sports and Medical Engineering, Head of Machine learning and Data Analytics Lab
Professor for Electrical Engineering & Information Technology
Head of Education EMEA
Clinical Psychologist, Private Lecturer, Former Team Rowing Athlete, Olympic and World Champion
Witten/ Herdecke University
Professor for Exercise Physiology
FIMS CCSM, University Zaragoza
Chief of the Department of Cardiology at the University Medical Center
University Mainz, Centre for Cardiology
Sport Scientist, Head of Performance Development
International Football Institute
Professor and Researcher of Physical Man-Machine Interaction and Sports Engineering, Chair Sports Equipment Technology
Technical University Chemnitz
Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Consultatnt Orthopaedic Surgeon, Secretary General EFSMA, Executive Board BASEM
Defence Medical Rehabilitation Center Loughborough
Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Member, Chair of Scientific Commission FIMS
University of Brighton
Head Department of Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology and Prevention
Centre for Sport Science, University of Vienna
German University of Health and Sports
Head of Education and Science
German Ice Hockey Federation
Founder & Headcoach
European Sports Cardiologist | Member Executive Committee | Honorary President
ESA | EFSMA | German Sports Medicine Federation
Founder & CEO
WT | Wearable Technologies Group
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 (CET)||Conference Welcome||Christian Stammel | Founder & CEO||WT Wearable Technologies|
|13:10 (CET)||Key Note - Perspectives of digital epidemiology - Opportunities, promises and challenges||Prof. Dr. Dirk Brockmann | Professor for Theoretical Biology||Humboldt University Berlin & Robert Koch Institute|
|13:40 (CET)||Session 1 - Future concepts in sports medicine|
|Doc, we have a problem - The challenges of space medicine||Prof. Volker Damann | Professor for Human Performance in Space||University Strasbourg|
|Performance and regeneration in German ice hockey - New ways of using data and AI||Karl Schwarzenbrunner | Head of Education and Science||German ice Hockey Federation|
|Why the future of medicine will be driven by learnings from formula 1 racing||Dr. med. Lutz Graumann | President International Association of Performance Medicine, Medical Coordinator||German ice Hockey Federation|
|Building winning teams - Psychological aspects of high performance teams||Florian Mennigen | Clinical Psychologist, Private Lecturer, Former Team Rowing Athlete, Olympic and World Champion||Witten/ Herdecke University|
|Digital Twins in sports||Prof. Dr. Björn Eskofier | Professor for Digital Support Systems in Sports and Medical Engineering, Head of Machine learning and Data Analytics Lab||University Erlangen-Nuerenberg|
|Artificial Intelligence in Medicine - Why diagnostic screening is an interesting use case||Prof. Dr. Roger Abächerli | Professor for Medical Engineering||Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts|
|16:00 (CET)||The latest technology to deliver evidence based exercise programs - Partner contribution||Dr. Silvano Zanuso | Technogym Scientific Research & Communication Manager||Technogym|
|16:30 (CET)||End of Day 1 of virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE|
|10:00 (CET)||Session 2 - Tailored exercise programs|
|The role of modern injectables in high performance sports like football and skiing||Dr. med. Peter Brucker | Adj. Professor, Team Physician German Skiing Team, Medical Director , Dr. med. Ralf Doyscher | Team Physician Borussia Monchengladbach, Department for Sports Medicine Charité||MVZ ATOS Clinics Munich | University Berlin|
|The example of blood flow restriction exercise||Prof. Dr. Borja Muniz | Professor for Exercise Physiology||University Zaragoza|
|The BioPsychoSocial model in sports medicine - how to implement a multidisciplinary approach||Dr. med. Theodora Papadopoulou | Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Consultatnt Orthopaedic Surgeon, Secretary General EFSMA, Executive Board BASEM||Defence Medical Rehabilitation Center Loughborough|
|The effects of the digitalization on active sports consumption and training and coaching||Dr. Katharina Schöttl | Adj. Professor||German University of Health and Sports|
|New technologies in professional football - Current trends in the German Bundesliga||Fee Beyer | CEO , Kathrin Neuhofer | Sport Scientist, Head of Performance Development||International Football Institute | SportsTech Germany|
|Next generation in movement analysis and implications on training and injury prevention||Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Odenwald | Professor and Researcher of Physical Man-Machine Interaction and Sports Engineering, Chair Sports Equipment Technology||Technical University Chemnitz|
|12:30 (CET)||Networking break|
|13:00 (CET)||Session 3 - Evidence-based diagnostics and wearable technologies|
|Exercise testing in sports cardiology||Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Scharhag | Head Department of Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology and Prevention||University of Vienna|
|Telomers - A novel link between cardiovascular health and disease||Dr. med. Christian Werner | Adj. Professor, Specialist for Internal Medicine, Senior Consultant||University Hospital Homburg|
|Establishing a global standard for wearable devices in sport and fiitness: Perspectives from FIMS and EFSMA||Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis | Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Member, Chair of Scientific Commission FIMS||University Brighton|
|Technologies measuring sleep - Overview and opportunities in healthcare and sports||Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Götze | Professor for Electrical Engineering & Information Technology||University Dortmund|
|Sweat as a source of next generation digital biomarkers - The rise of internet-enabled sudorology||Dr. med. Noé Brasier | Clinical Researcher, Chief Medical Information Office|
|15:00 (CET)||Session 4 - Sports in times of highly infectious viral diseases and polluted environments|
|COVID-19 and return to sports||Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch | Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine||German Sports University Cologne|
|Systems for infection protection in professional sports||Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow | CEO||VitaScale|
|Environmental hazards and cardiovascular disease: It'stime to act||Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Münzel | Chief of the Department of Cardiology at the University Medical Center||University Mainz|
|16:00 (CET)||Session 5 - Digital innovations in sports & healthcare||Presented by innovative startups|
|Core body temperature - Filling the gap in sports performance science- first insights from the Tour de France 2020 and during professional Triathlon races||Dr. Holger Hendrichs | Vice President||greenTEG|
|Percussive therapy - The new wave in performance and recovery||Ben McNamara | Head of Education EMEA||Theragun|
|Coming to pro surfing - Full body motion capture and analysis||Ali Kord | COO||AiQ Synertial|
|Synchronised mobile movement analysis with inertial measurement units, video. Examples from beach volleyball and figure skating||Nico Kaartinen | Managing Director||Kaasa Solution|
|Sensor based movement analysis and tailored training programs||Harald Freitag | CEO/ CTO||movX|
|The future of sports technology and its application in agility training||Koen Vercauteren | Founder & Headcoach||Ledsreact | Ghent University|
|17:00 (CET)||Summary & Closing remarks|
|17:10 (CET)||End of virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE|
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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.
SPORT SPEAKER GmbH is Germany’s speaker network of Olympic champions, world champions, sports legends and experts in sports business. For 20 years we have been realizing motivating lectures, entertaining business talks and moderations for hundreds of companies, sponsors, associations and MICE agencies interested in sports. The athletes perform live at employee and customer events such as team events, workshops and seminars as well as motivating incentives – in Germany, Europe and worldwide. All SPORT SPEAKERS can also be booked online for video circuits, ZOOM calls and webinars.
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.