Programme

Preliminary programme

PRE-COURSES AND REASEARCH COURSE

April 18, 2018 VALAMAR PRESIDENT HOTEL DUBROVNIK

8:00-18:00           LEVEL 1 COURSE – For detailed programme, please, visit Pre-Courses

Provides fundamental knowledge to professionals seeking to improve their care of patients with scoliosis. This course will include topics such as: 3D natural history of idiopathic scoliosis, clinical picture and assessment tools, non-operative management of scoliosis through physical therapy scoliosis specific exercises (PSSE) and bracing, when to move beyond conservative management, and sports and scoliosis.

8:00-12:00           RESEARCH COURSE

12:00-18:00        LEVEL 2 COURSE – For detailed programme, please, visit Pre-Courses

This course is designed for those who already attended Level 1 course in the past, and will offer SOSORT members the opportunity to deeply and interactively engage in conversations about physical therapy and bracing such as: correlation between sagittal parameters and curve progression in therapy and bracing, the predictive factors that lead to progression of the proximal thoracic structural curve and how best to treat it with bracing and therapy, adult therapy and bracing, and more.

19:00    WELCOME RECEPTION WITH DINNER at VALAMAR PRESIDENT HOTEL DUBROVNIK

SOSORT WORLD MEETING

April 19, 2018 13TH SOSORT WORLD MEETING AT VALAMAR PRESIDENT HOTEL DUBROVNIK

08:00-08:10 – GREETINGS, OPENING

8:10-8:35 – INVITED LECTURE – Prof. Dr. James Sanders “Mechanisms of Scoliosis Progression”

8:35–10:15 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

10:15-10:35 – POSTER AND COFFEE BREAK

10:35-12:00 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

12:00-13:15 – LUNCH WITH POSTER BREAK

13:15-13:45 – INTERACTIVE SESSION

13:45-14:30 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

14:30-14:50 – COFFEE BREAK

14:50-16:00 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

17:15 – SIGHTSEEING OF OLD TOWN AND WALLS OF DUBROVNIK WITH DINNER (OPTIONAL)

April 20, 2018 SOSORT WORLD MEETING AT VALAMAR PRESIDENT HOTEL DUBROVNIK

08:00-08:10 – GREETINGS, GROUP PICTURE

8:10-8:35 – INVITED LECTURE – Prof. Dr. Rene Castelein “Idiopathic Scoliosis is a Disease of Mankind”

8:35–10:15 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

10:15-10:35 – POSTER AND COFFEE BREAK

10:35-10:55 – SOSORT PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE

10:55-11:05 – PRESENTATION OF SPINE WEEK

11:05-12:00 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

12:00-13:15 – LUNCH WITH POSTER BREAK

13:15-13:40 – INVITED LECTURE – Prof. Dr. Paul Sponseller „SRS Efforts in Conservative Care and Education“

13:40-14:30 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

14:30-14:50 – COFFEE BREAK

14:50-15:00 – SCOLIOSIS JOURNAL

15:00-16:00 – SOSORT BUSINESS MEETING

20:00 GALA DINNER AT HOTEL EXCELSIOR (OPTIONAL)*

* DEPARTURE AT 18:00, SAILING TO DINNER FOR 1 HOUR AROUND OLD TOWN, RETURN BY BUS

April 21, 2018 SOSORT WORLD MEETING AT VALAMAR PRESIDENT HOTEL DUBROVNIK

8:00-9:30  – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

9:30-10:00 – POSTER AND COFFEE BREAK

10:00-11:15 – CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

11:15-12:00 – GENERAL DISCUSSION AND CLOSING REMARKS

LUNCH

EXCURSIONS (OPTIONAL)

 

 

An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

(UEMS EACCME has a contract with American Medical Association (AMA) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada).