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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 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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SPEAKERS 2020

Prof. Dr. Roger Abächerli

Prof. Dr. Roger Abächerli

Professor for Medical Engineering

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Art

Fee Beyer

Fee Beyer

CEO

SportsTech Germany

Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch

Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch

Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine

German Sports University Cologne

Dr. med. Noé Brasier

Dr. med. Noé Brasier

Clinical Researcher, Chief Medical Information Office

University Hospital Basel

Prof. Dr. Dirk Brockmann

Prof. Dr. Dirk Brockmann

Professor for Theoretical Biology

Humboldt University Berlin, Institute of Epidemiological Modeling of Infectious Diseases, Robert Koch Institute

Dr. med. Peter Brucker

Dr. med. Peter Brucker

Adj. Professor, Team Physician German Skiing Team, Medical Director

MVZ ATOS Clinics Munic

Prof. Volker Damann

Prof. Volker Damann

Professor for Human Performance in Space

International Space University Strasbourg

Dr. Kristof De Mey

Dr. Kristof De Mey

Sports Technology, Innovation & Business Developer

Ghent University - Victoris SportUp

Dr. med. Ralf Doyscher

Dr. med. Ralf Doyscher

Team Physician Borussia Monchengladbach, Department for Sports Medicine Charité

University Berlin

Prof. Dr. Björn Eskofier

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

Harald Freitag

Harald Freitag

CEO/ CTO

movX GmbH

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Götze

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Götze

Professor for Electrical Engineering & Information Technology

University Dortmund

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

President International Association of Performance Medicine, Medical Coordinator

German Icehockey Federation

Dr. Holger Hendrichs

Dr. Holger Hendrichs

Vice President

greenTEG

Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow

Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow

CEO

VitaScale GmbH

Nico Kaartinen

Nico Kaartinen

Managing Director

Kaasa Solution

Ali Kord

Ali Kord

COO

AiQ Synertial

Ben McNamara

Ben McNamara

Head of Education EMEA

Theragun LLC

Florian Mennigen

Florian Mennigen

Clinical Psychologist, Private Lecturer, Former Team Rowing Athlete, Olympic and World Champion

Witten/ Herdecke University

Prof. Dr. Borja Muniz

Prof. Dr. Borja Muniz

Professor for Exercise Physiology

FIMS CCSM, University Zaragoza

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Münzel

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Münzel

Chief of the Department of Cardiology at the University Medical Center

University Mainz, Centre for Cardiology

Kathrin Neuhofer

Kathrin Neuhofer

Sport Scientist, Head of Performance Development

International Football Institute

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Odenwald

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Odenwald

Professor and Researcher of Physical Man-Machine Interaction and Sports Engineering, Chair Sports Equipment Technology

Technical University Chemnitz

Dr. med. Theodora Papadopoulou

Dr. med. Theodora Papadopoulou

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Consultatnt Orthopaedic Surgeon, Secretary General EFSMA, Executive Board BASEM

Defence Medical Rehabilitation Center Loughborough

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

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

University of Brighton

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Scharhag

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Scharhag

Head Department of Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology and Prevention

Centre for Sport Science, University of Vienna

Dr. Katharina Schöttl

Dr. Katharina Schöttl

Adj. Professor

German University of Health and Sports

Karl Schwarzenbrunner

Karl Schwarzenbrunner

Head of Education and Science

German Ice Hockey Federation

Koen Vercauteren

Koen Vercauteren

Founder & Headcoach

Ledsreact

Dr. med. Christian Werner

Dr. med. Christian Werner

Adj. Professor, Specialist for Internal Medicine, Senior Consultant

University Hospital Homburg

EXPERT COMMITTEE

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

Dr. med. Lutz Graumann

President International Association of Performance Medicine, Medical Coordinator

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 2020

TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Organization
13:00 Conference WelcomeChristian Stammel | Founder & CEO WT Wearable Technologies
13:10 Key Note - Perspectives of digital epidemiology - Opportunities, promises and challengesProf. Dr. Dirk Brockmann | Professor for Theoretical Biology Humboldt University Berlin & Robert Koch Institute
13:40Session 1 - Future concepts in sports medicine
Doc, we have a problem - The challenges of space medicineProf. Volker Damann | Professor for Human Performance in Space University Strasbourg
Performance and regeneration in German ice hockey - New ways of using data and AIKarl Schwarzenbrunner | Head of Education and Science German ice Hockey Federation
Why the future of medicine will be driven by learnings from formula 1 racingDr. med. Lutz Graumann | President International Association of Performance Medicine, Medical Coordinator German ice Hockey Federation
Building winning teams - Psychological aspects of high performance teamsFlorian Mennigen | Clinical Psychologist, Private Lecturer, Former Team Rowing Athlete, Olympic and World Champion Witten/ Herdecke University
Digital Twins in sportsProf. 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 caseProf. Dr. Roger Abächerli | Professor for Medical Engineering Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
16:00Session 2 - Partner Workshops
16:30End of Day 1 of virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Organization
10:00 Session 3 - Tailored exercise programs
The role of modern injectables in high performance sports like football and skiingDr. 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 exerciseProf. Dr. Borja Muniz | Professor for Exercise Physiology University Zaragoza
The BioPsychoSocial model in sports medicine - how to implement a multidisciplinary approachDr. 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 coachingDr. Katharina Schöttl | Adj. Professor German University of Health and Sports
New technologies in professional football - Current trends in the German BundesligaFee 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 preventionProf. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Odenwald | Professor and Researcher of Physical Man-Machine Interaction and Sports Engineering, Chair Sports Equipment Technology Technical University Chemnitz
12:30Networking break
13:00Session 4 - Evidence-based diagnostics and wearable technologies
Exercise testing in sports cardiologyProf. Dr. med. Jürgen Scharhag | Head Department of Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology and Prevention University of Vienna
Telomers - A novel link between cardiovascular health and diseaseDr. 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 EFSMAProf. 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 sportsProf. 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 sudorologyDr. med. Noé Brasier | Clinical Researcher, Chief Medical Information Office
15:00Session 5 - Sports in times of highly infectious viral diseases and polluted environments
COVID-19 and return to sportsProf. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch | Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine German Sports University Cologne
Systems for infection protection in professional sportsDr.-Ing. Ulrich Jerichow | CEO VitaScale
Environmental hazards and cardiovascular disease: It'stime to actProf. Dr. med. Thomas Münzel | Chief of the Department of Cardiology at the University Medical Center University Mainz
16:00Session 6 - 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 racesDr. Holger Hendrichs | Vice President greenTEG
Percussive therapy - The new wave in performance and recoveryBen McNamara | Head of Education EMEA Theragun
Coming to pro surfing - Full body motion capture and analysisAli Kord | COO AiQ Synertial
Synchronised mobile movement analysis with inertial measurement units, video. Examples from beach volleyball and figure skatingNico Kaartinen | Managing Director Kaasa Solution
Sensor based movement analysis and tailored training programsHarald Freitag | CEO/ CTO movX
The future of sports technology and its application in agility trainingDr. Kristof De Mey | Sports Technology, Innovation & Business Developer , Koen Vercauteren | Founder & Headcoach Ledsreact | Ghent University
17:00Summary & Closing remarks
17:10End of virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE

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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.

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

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.

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