ADARRC 2011

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Speakers

Sponsors

Hotel

Saturday 15 October, 2011

Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course Agenda for the 1st Day

Scientific Program of the Meeting of the Academy of Rheumatology (AoR)

Faculty for the 1st Day:

  • Ferry Breedveld
  • Paul Emery
  • Gerd R. Burmester
  • Josef Smolen
  • Maxime Dougados
  • Jochen Kalden
Time Agenda Speakers
08.30 – 08.40 Welcome Notes by SEHA
08.40 – 09.00 Welcome & Openings Remarks Ferry Breedveld
09.00 – 09.40 Rheumatoid Arthritis:
Diagnosis, Outcome, Imaging, Measurement, Prediction
Paul Emery
09.40 – 10.20 Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Ferry Breedveld
10.20 – 10.40 Coffee break
10.40 – 11.20 Side Effects of Antirheumatic Therapies Gerd R Burmester
11.20 – 12.10 Break-out Session I (6 pre-assigned Groups)
12.10 – 14.10 Lunch & Prayer
14.10 – 14.50 Integrating Current and Evolving Views on Pathogenesis & Therapy of Arthritides Josef Smolen
14.50 – 15.30 Spondyloarthritis: Diagnostics, Responder Criteria, Imaging Maxime Dougados
15.30 – 15.50 Coffee Break
15.50 – 16.30 Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis and Psoriatic Arthritis Joachim Kalden
16.30 – 17.10 Break-out Session II (6 pre-assigned Groups)
17.10 – 18.10 Round Table Discussion
18.10 – 18.20 Time Allocated to the Sponsor & Closing Remarks of AoR & Organizer
19.30 Social Program and Gala Dinner
End of the AoR meeting (Day 1 of the Review Course)

Sunday 16 October, 2011

Review Course Agenda for the 2nd Day

Faculty for the 2nd Day:

  • Alberto Martini
  • Seza Oezen
  • Joachim R Kalden
  • Paul Fortin
  • Janet Pope
  • Alan Tyndall
Time Agenda Speakers
08.30-08.40 Opening remarks Course organizers
08.40-09.25 Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Classifications, Diagnosis and Management Alberto Martini
09.25-10.10 Periodic Fever Syndromes: what the clinicians need to know? Seza Oezen
10.10-10.40 Break-out Session & Round Table discussion
10.40-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-11.45 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:
Update on pathogenesis and implications in future treatment
Joachim Kalden
11.45-12.30 Lupus nephritis treatment: update from clinical trials to registries? Paul Fortin
12.30-13.15 Break-out Session and Round Table discussion (Q & A)
13.15-15.15 Lunch & Prayer
15.15-16.00 Challenges in Systemic Sclerosis: Classification, Assessment of Organ Involvement, Indicators of Disease Progression and Management Janet Pope
16.00-16.45 Cellular Therapy in Rheumatology: Novel Opportunities in Rheumatic & Autoimmune Diseases Using Adult Stem Cell Therapy Alan Tyndall
16.45-17.15 Break-out Session (Q&A and difficult cases)
17.15–17.25 Closing Remarks of the organizers
End of the Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course Day 2
19.00 Social Program: Tour Abu Dhabi

Monday 17 October, 2011

Review Course Agenda for the 3rd Day

Faculty for the 3rd Day:

  • Wolfgang Gross
  • Fereydoun Davatchi
  • Alexandra Papaioano
  • John Kanis
  • Lawrance Rubin
Time Agenda Speakers
08.30-08.40 Opening remarks Course organizers
08.40-09.25 ANCA-associated Vasculitis: Management and recommendations. What is new? Wolfgang Gross
09.25-10.10 Behcet’s Disease– Clinical Manifestations and Management Fereydoun Davatchi
10.10-10.40 Break-out Session & Round Table Expert Discussions with Q & A
10.40-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-11.45 Osteoporosis: FRAX, Fractures, Risk Factors & Recommendations of developing your local FRAX John A. Kanis
11.45-12.30 2010 clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in Canada Alexandra Papaioannou
12.30-12.50 Coffee Break
12.50-13.35 The need of the use of biologics in osteoporosis: why rheumatologists should lead? Laurence Rubin
13.35-14.05 Panel Discussions with Q & A
14.05-16.05 Lunch
16.05-17.05 Workshops:
(1) Pediatric Rheumatology
(2) SLE & APS
(3) How to conduct clinical research in Rheumatology
(4) Management of Difficult Cases in Osteoporosis?
(5) Vasculitides
16.05-17.05 Patient Education Session
17.05 – 17.15 Closing Remarks of the Review Course organizers
End of the Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course
19.30 Social Program

Speakers

Course Founders & Directors:

  • Dr. Saifeddin Alsalameh, MD, PhD
  • Dr. Mustafa Al Maini, MD, MSc

Scientific & Financial Committee

  • Dr. Jamal Al Saleh
  • Dr. Leena Abu Shakra
  • Dr. Iman Hussain
  • Amanda Banham

Guest Faculty:

1st Day

  • Ferry Breedveld, MD – Netherland
  • Paul Emery, MD – United Kingdom
  • Josef Smolen, MD – Austria
  • Maxime Dougados – France
  • Joachim Kalden, MD – Germany
  • Gerd Ruediger Burmester, MD – Germany

2nd Day

  • Alberto Martini, MD – Italy
  • Seza Oezen, MD – Turkey
  • Joachim R. Kalden, MD – Germany
  • Paul Fortin, MD – Canada
  • Janet Pope, MD – Canada
  • Alan Tyndall, MD – Switzerland

3rd Day

  • Wolfgang Gross, MD – Germany
  • Fereydoun Davatchi, MD – Iran
  • John A. Kanis, MD – United Kingdom
  • Alexandra, Papaioano, MD – Canada
  • Laurence Rubin, MD – Canada

Sponsors

We are grateful to our sponsors for their valued support of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course.

Government Sponsor

  • SEHA Abu Dhabi Health Services Co.
  • Mafraq Hospital

Diamond Sponsor

  • Abbott

Gold Sponsors

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Janssen
  • Pfizer
  • Roche

Silver Sponsors

  • Actelion
  • Novartis
  • Lilly
  • Amgen

Hotel

The Park Rotana is the home of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Course and is part of Rotana Hotels, the Middle East’s leading hotel group. This newly built de-luxe property is located around 15 minutes drive from the airport on the way to the city centre. For more information on the hotel’s many facilities, visit www.rotana.com/parkrotana