Academic Programme

EPIC2019: Global Opportunities in Spine Care – Draft Academic Programme 
 
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*Please note that the programme may be subject to change without notice.
 
Program- at- a -Glance
 
Wednesday March 20
10:00 -17:30Exhibitor set-up
14:00 - 18:00Registration
Poster set-up
18:00 - 19:00Welcome Cocktail Reception in Exhibition Area
Thursday March 21
08:00 - 16:00Registration
08:30 - 08:50Opening ceremony
08:50 - 09:00Formal opening of the 15th Biennial WFC Congress/ 78th ECU Convention
SESSION A: Emerging evidence, emerging opportunitiesSession chair: Richard Brown (UK)
09:00 - 09:50 Opening Keynote Address: We're all in this together: how empathy is the new medication
09:50 - 10:25 Keynote Address: Lessons from The
Lancet: our great global
opportunity.
REFRESHMENT BREAK:TRADE STANDS AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS
SESSION B: Realities of patient-centred careSession chair: Daniel Facchini (Brazil)
11:05 - 11:20Why emotional
intelligence is
indispensable in clinical
practice
11:20 - 12:40Values and preferences: the many faces of individualized care
11:40 - 12:30Discussion Panel:
Through the looking glass: how do we a sustainable future for chiropractic?
12:30 - 12:45Premier Sponsor
Recognition:
Activator Methods
LUNCH:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
14:00 - 15:30TRACK A1
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK A2
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK A3
Sports Chiropractic
TRACK A4
Clinical Sciences
TRACK A5
Technique
REFRESHMENT BREAK:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
16:00 - 17:30TRACK B1
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK B2
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK B3
Clinical sciences
TRACK B4
Paediatrics
TRACK B5
Community care
17:30 - 18:30POSTER RECEPTION
Friday March 22 
SESSION C: Quality assurance through interprofessional collaborationSession chair: Tom Michielsen (Belgium)
08:35 - 09:15Keynote address:
Golden rules for
effective IPC
09:15 - 09:45 Keynote address: Interdisciplinary research: a team sport worth playing
09:45 - 10:30Panel discussion: Are X-rays still the standardof care in
chiropractic?
REFRESHMENT BREAK:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
SESSION D: Objectives and expectations of contemporary spine careSession chair: Katie Pohlman (USA)
11:00-11:30Great expectations - and how to meet them
11:30-12:00Drilling down: why chronic cases are difficult to crack
12:00-12:45Discussion Forum: Pain or function? Global perspectives on chiropractic's core purpose
LUNCH:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
14:00-15:30TRACK C1
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK C2
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK C3
Neurology
TRACK C4
Biomechanics
TRACK C5
Clinical sciences
REFRESHMENT BREAK:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
16:00-17:30TRACK D1
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK D2
Original Research
Presentations
TRACK D3
Rehabilitation
TRACK D4
Technique: Activator Method
TRACK 5D
Knowledge Translation
17:30-18:30POSTER RECEPTION
Saturday March 23  
SESSION E: Collaborating with purposeSession chair: Vivian Kil (Netherlands)
08:30 - 09:15The secrets of powerful communication
09:15 - 09:45A world of difference: the Global Spine Care Initiative
09:45 - 10:00Sports chiropractic: being for the team, being in the team
10:00 - 10:30The only path for the future chiropractic
REFRESHMENT BREAK:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
SESSION F: Recognising excellence in researchSession chair: Dave Newell (UK)
11:00 - 11:30Keynote address:
Investment, integrity
and innovation: the
essence of research
11:30 - 12:15The 2019 WFC and ECCRE Research Awards
12:15-12:30Preview of the 16th Biennial WFC Congress and the 79th ECU Convention
12:30 - 12:45Closing Addresses
LUNCH:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
14:00-15:30TRACK E1 Sports Chiropractic
TRACK E2Ethics
TRACK E3 Research capacity
TRACK E4 Neurology
TRACK E5 Biomechanics
REFRESHMENT BREAK:POSTER EXHIBITION AND TRADE STANDS
16:00-17:30TRACK F1 Sports Chiropractic
TRACK F2 Orthopaedics
TRACK F3 Practice management
TRACK F4 Neurology
TRACK F5 Paediatrics