For a short overview (pdf) of the program click on Program
The Program & Abstract is published on the Home page of this website. In the Book the presenting authors for the Free Communication Sessions and all presenters of a Poster, including the Poster Pitch, are published. The abstracts are numbered (A-H or P) and the presenting authors are underlined. Posters should be mounted on the first day of the symposium before 9am. Removing of the poster on Saturday, after the morning break.
Thursday, September 27, 2018 08.15-09.00 Registration with Coffee in the UMCG 09.00-09.30 Welcome
Chairs: Ruud Bank & Kirsten Legerlotz 09.30-10.00 Keynote 1 - Tendon ageing Prof. Hazel Screen, United Kingdom 10.00-11.00 Free communications: session A1-A5 11.00-11.30 Poster Pitch P1-P12 11.30-12.00 Poster session 12.00-13.00 Lunch and exhibition visit
Chairs: Robert-Jan de Vos & Jamie Gaida 13.00-13.30 Keynote 2 - Imaging: New Developments Dr. Edwin Oei, the Netherlands 13.30-14.30 Free communications: session B6-B10 14.30-15.00 Poster Pitch P13-P25 15.00-15.30 Poster session 15.30-16.30 Break and exhibition visit 16.00-17.00 Free communications: session C11-C15 17.00-18.00 What can we learn from osteo-arthritis?
Intro basic science and clinic
Chairs: Prof. dr. Gerjo van Osch and Dr. Koen Bos
18.00-19.00 Welcome reception (location Fountain Patio - UMCG) This reception is offered to you by the University of Groningen, the Municipality of Groningen and the Province of Groningen.
Friday, September 28, 2018 08.00-08.45 Consensus Statements for Core Domain Set, Clinical Terminology, and Minimum Reporting Recommendations for Baseline Characteristics - location Blue room
08.30-09.00 Reception with Coffee Chairs: Ron Diercks & Dr. Stijn Bogaerts 09.00-09.30 Keynote 3 - Metabolic Disease & Tendon Disorders Dr Michele Abate, Italy 09.30-10.30 Free communications: session D16-D20 10.30-11.00 Poster Pitch P26-35 11.00-11.30 Break and exhibition visit
Chairs: Inge van den Akker-Scheek & Dr. Jon Rees 11.30-12.00 Keynote 4 - Tendon Pain Dr. Ebonie Rio, Australia 12.00-13.00 Free communications: session E21-E25 13.00-14.00 Lunch and exhibition visit 14.00-15.00 Free communications: session F26-F30 15.00-15.30 Poster Pitch P36-P48 15.30-16.00 Poster session 16.00-16.30 Break and exhibition visit 16.30-17.30 What can we learn from spondylo-arthritis
Intro basic science and clinic
Chairs: Dr. Anneke Spoorenberg and Dr. Neal Millar
17.30-18.15 Enhancing Research Surroundings Psychosocial Factors in Tendinopathy - location Blue Room Peter Malliaras, Sean McAuliffe, Kieran O'Sullivan, Inge van den Akker-Scheek
From 18.30 Buffet & 'Tendinoholic' Lustrum Party (ending at 00.00)
Saturday, September 29, 2018 08.30-09.00 Reception with Coffee
Chairs: Mathijs van Ark & Jill Cook 09.00-09.30 Keynote 5 - Management of Ageing Tendon & Tendinopathy Prof Michael Kjaer, Denmark 09.30-10.30 Free communications: session G31-G35 10.30-11.00 Break and Poster session 10.30-11.30 Meet and Greet with the chief-editor of TSM - location Fountain Patio 11.00-12.00 Free communications: session H36-H40 12.00-12.30 Prizes & Closing 12.30-13.30 Lunch 12.30-13.00 Consensus statements on tendinopathy: the next steps to ISTS 2020 - location Blue Room
13.30-15.30 Workshop (registration, for free, is required) Management of Achilles and Patellar tendinopathy Peter Malliaras, PhD