Preliminary Program

THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2017                    

16:00 – 17:45    
Registration     

17:45 – 18:00  
Opening remarks
Speakers: Maria Domenica Cappellini (Italy), Runolfur Palsson (Iceland)             

18:00 – 19:00     
Opening Lecture – Medicine in a world of limited resources
Chair: Maria Domenica Cappellini (Italy)
Speaker: Tim Cox (UK)             

19:00 – 20:30     
Welcome Reception    

 

FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2017

08:30 – 09:30    
Plenary Session – Less is More
Chairs: Stefano Bassetti (Italy), Nicola Montano (Italy)
Speaker: Rita Redberg (USA)           

09:30– 10:30     
Parallel Session 1 – Update in hematology
Chair: Mark HH Kramer (The Netherlands)
Speaker: Ali Taher (Lebanon)
          

Parallel Session 2 – Internal Medicine in a world of limited resources: American and European perspective
Chairs: Christian Baicus (Romania), TBA
Speakers: Jack Ende (USA), Runolfur Palsson (Iceland)

10:30 – 11:00     
Coffee Break    

11:00 – 12:00     
Plenary Session – Assessment of value in medicine
Chairs: Risto Kaaja (Finland), Xavier Corbella (Spain)
Speakers: Axel Hofmann (Switzerland), Patrizio Armeni (Italy)

12:00 – 13:00     
Parallel Session 1 – Update in cardiovascular medicine
Chair: Valentin Kokorin (Russia)
Speaker: Josep Comin-Colet (Spain)    
           

Parallel Session 2 – Personalized medicine and ethical issues
Chairs: Margus Lember (Estonia), TBA
Speakers: Daniel Sereni (France), TBA

13:00 – 14:00     
Lunch   

14:00 – 15:00     
Plenary Session – Health care and migrants
Chairs: TBA
Speakers: TBA
    

15:00 – 16:00     
Parallel Session 1 – Update in respiratory medicine
Chair: Dario Manfellotto (Italy)
Speaker: Klaus Rabe (Germany)      

Parallel Session 2 – Internists outside the box (Young Internists)
Chair: Matthias Raspe (Germany)
Speakers: Evelina Biskup (Switzerland), Roger Duckitt (UK), Alberto Marra (Italy)  

16:00 – 16:30    
Coffee Break    

16:30 – 17:30    
Parallel Session 1 – Update in diabetology/endocrinology
Chair: Pedro Conthe (Spain)
Speaker: Dror Dicker (Israel)  
         

Parallel Session 2 – Successful ageing
Chairs: Francesco Perticone (Italy), Irene Kaoulla Gasa (Cyprus)
Speakers: TBA

 

SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2017

08:30 – 09:30     
Plenary Session – Sepsis
Chair: Frank Bosch (The Netherlands), TBA
Speaker: Manu Shankar-Hari (UK)

09:30 – 10:30     
Parallel Session 1 – Update in nephrology
Chair: TBA
Speaker: Mustafa Arici (Turkey)
     

Parallel Session 2 – Epigenetics (Young Internists)
Chair: Caterina Delcea (Romania)
Speaker: Christina Eichstaedt (Germany)

10:30 – 11:00     
Coffee Break    

11:00 – 12:00     
Plenary Session – Antimicrobial resistance: no action today, no cure tomorrow
Chairs: Manuel Klein (Argentina), Antonio Luca Brucato (Italy)
Speaker: Jaap Van Dissel (The Netherlands)

12:00 – 13:00     
Parallel Session 1 – Update in emergency medicine
Chair: Alistar Douglas (UK)
Speaker: Giancarlo Agnelli (Italy)   

Parallel Session 2 – Education and quality of care
Chairs: Jane Dacre (UK), Ramon Pujol (Spain)
Speakers: Luis Campos (Portugal), Reinold Gans (The Netherlands)

13:00 – 14:00     
Lunch   

14:00 – 14:30     
Meet the Expert

  • Neurological examination in IM Alessio Di Fonzo (Italy)
  • Orthopedic examination in IM Luigi Piero Solimeno (Italy)
  • Dermatological examination Angelo Valerio Marzano (Italy)
  • Palliative care IM Roberto Moroni (Italy)     

14:30 – 15:30     
Parallel Session 1 – Update in hepatology/gastroenterology
Chair: George Dalekos (Greece)
Speaker: Massimo Colombo (Italy)

Parallel Session 2 – Gender medicine
Chair: Shirley Rigby (UK)
Speaker:Vera Regitz-Zagrosek (Germany)

15:30 – 16:30     
Plenary Session – Internal Medicine – High tech or high touch? (Young Internists)
Chair: Frauke Weidanz (UK)
Speakers: Alexis Mueller-Marbach (Germany), Ieva Ruza (Latvia)
         

16:30 – 16:45      Closing Remarks
Speakers: Maria Domenica Cappellini (Italy), Runolfur Palsson (Iceland)