2nd NATIONAL CONGRESS ON OSTEOARTHRITIS : UPDATE & RESEARCH Society for Osteoarthritis Research

OACON 2018 : SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM SCHEDULE Venue: Hotel Novotel, Pune
31 August - 01 September 2018
Friday 31 August 2018
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKER
CHAIR
Co-CHAIR
0800 - 0830
REGISTRATION
0830 - 0840
Welcome
A Chopra
SESSION I - EPIDEMIOLOGY : Measure and Reduce
0840 - 0925
(Lessons from WHO COPCORD)
0840 - 0900
WHO COPCORD Asia : MSK pains & OA
V Lagu-Joshi
Vinita Das
Nazrul Islam
0900 - 0910
Burden of OA Knees in India
Pooja Dhaon
0910 - 0920
The Unholy Triad of Osteoarthritis, Diabetes & Heart Diseases
Urmila Dhakad
0920 - 0925
Discussion
0925 - 1005
SESSION II - RISK
0925 - 0945
Modifiable Risk Factors in OA Knee
URK Rao
Ashok Desai
Rahul Damle
0945 - 1005
Genetic basis of knee osteoarthritis
RN Srivastava
1005 -1055
SESSION III - CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES
1005 - 1025
Animal Models in OA & RA - Clinical Implications
Mohan Wani
George Nuki
Ajit Damle
1025 - 1040
OA-Hands : A Clinical Confounder
Tapas Kumar
1040 - 1055
Osteoarthritis - Osteoporosis Dilemma
Nachiket Kulkarni
1055 - 1115
Tea/Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
1115 - 1305
SESSION IV - Spine & Cartilage
1115 - 1135
Axial Pains - A degenerative Perspective
V Rajamani
1135 - 1155
Clinical-Radiological Correlations in Lumbar Degenerative Disorders
Ashish Diwan (Australia)
Martin Underwood
Vineet Sharma
1155 - 1220
Cartilage & Biomechanics
Ali Mobasheri (UK)
1220 - 1240
Correcting Biomechanical Deficits in OA Knee
Sharmilee Rao
1240 - 1305
Disc Jockey - Change the Music
Ashish Diwan (Australia)
1305 - 1400
LUNCH & POSTER VIEWING
1400 - 1505
SESSION V - Managing OA Knee- Some Controversies
1400- 1415
Intra-articular Steroids
Abraham Mohan
1415 - 1430
Viscosupplementation
Ved Chaturvedi
Lata Bichile
Parag Sancheti
1430 - 1445
Disease Modifying Osteoarthritis Drugs
Ashish Mathews
Das - Rheumatology Foundation Oration
1445 - 1505
K Mahendranath
Issues with OA Knees : Patient Physician Perspective
1505 - 1640
SESSION VI - Managing OA Knee - Mixed Solutions
1505 - 1530
Ayurvedic Approach to OA Knee
Ashwinikumar Raut
Rajendra Sharma
Baldev Dudani
1530 - 1550
Physical Therapy Perspective
Ratin Haldar
1550 - 1610
OA Knee :To Scope
Sunny Gugale
1610 - 1640
When Advanced - Repair, Salvage, Replace
Parag Sancheti
1640 - 1655
Tea/Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
1655 - 1720
SESSION VII - Trials & Tribulations
K Mahendranath
AK Saksena
1655 - 1720
OA Drug Trials - Nitty Gritty
Martin Underwood (UK)
Friday 31 August 2018
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKER
CHAIR
CO-CHAIR
SESSION VIII - ANCIENT WISDOM
1720 - 1815
Managing Knee OA - THE NMITLI EXPERIMENT
Introduction & Protocol
1720 - 1730
Bhushan Patwardhan
Ayurveda - Modern Medicine Synergy
Bhushan Patwardhan
Ali Mobasheri
1730 - 1740
Formulation
Girish Tillu
1740 - 1750
Clinical Exploration
Manjit Saluja
1750 - 1805
Validation and Endproduct
Arvind Chopra
1805 - 1815
Discussion & Conclusion
Bhushan Patwardhan
1830 - 2030
INAUGURAL SESSION
1830 - 1840
Welcome Address by Chairman, OACON
Arvind Chopra
1840 - 1850
Address by President, SOAR
Siddharth Kumar Das
1850 - 1905
Lamp Lighting & Dhanvantari Prayer
Oration by President, SOAR:
1905 - 1920
Siddharth Kumar Das
From Sclerostin to Colchicine in Osteoarthritis
1920 - 1935
Address by President-Elect, OARSI : Mission, Objectives & Accomplishments
Ali Mobasheri (UK)
1935 - 1955
Lecture by Chief Guest:OA Knee in Clinical Practice - Current Scenario
Padmavibhushan Dr KH Sancheti
1955 - 2000
Vote of Thanks by Secretary
Anuradha V
2000 ONWARDS
Cultural Program & Banquet Dinner
Saturday 01 September 2018
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKER
CHAIR
CO-CHAIR
0800 - 0845
Annual General Body Meeting
0845 - 1005
SESSION IX - Hard Core Science
0845 - 0905
Animal Models in OA Knee
Poulet Blandine (UK)
0905 - 0925
Reversing Cartilage Matrix Degradation
Rachel Oldershaw (UK)
Ajay Deep Sud
Kalapana Joshi
0925 - 0945
Matrix Metalloproteinases as Therapeutic Targets
Poulet Blandine (UK)
0945 - 1005
OARSI Guidelines on Management of OA Knees
Martin Underwood (UK)
SESSION X- Managing Knee OA - Quickfix Solution
1005 - 1030
Nandakumar S
Jagdish Panse
AK Mishra
Adjuvant Therapy
1030 - 1050
Tea/Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
SESSION XI-The Great Debate
For : Sirinder Gupta
1050 - 1135
Moderator- Rohini Handa
Does Glucosamine + Chondroitin do any good?
Against : Nazrul Islam (Bangladesh)
1135 - 1255
SESSION XII - TAIL END
1135 - 1150
Pain Relief in OA Knee : How Good? How Bad?
Ramesh Jois
1150 - 1210
Stem Cell Therapy in Osteoarthritis : Current Status
Rachel Oldershaw (UK)
Ali Mobasheri
SS Shintre
1210 - 1230
Diet in Arthritis - A Research Perspective
Toktam Kianifard (Iran)
The Indelible Mark Oration
1230 - 1255
George Nuki
What is early OA
1255 - 1330
Valedictory Funtion
1330
Lunch & Farewell
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