When: June 11-13, 2022
Registration is now closed. See you in Helsinki!
June 11, 2022
15h00 Members’ Forum
15h30 Annual General Meeting and Board Member Election
17h30 Welcome Cocktails!
(Note that there will be a brief meeting of the invitied student organization representatives directly following the AGM).
Conference – June 12th, 9:30am-4:30pm
9h30 Ms. Ana Paula A. Ferreira (BR) and Dr. Boyd Buser (US): Welcome and Conference Opening
9h50 Dr. Amie Steel (AU): Osteopathy Research – Learning From the Past and Reinvigorating the Future
10h35 Mr. Charles Hunt (UK) and Dr. Dawn Carnes (UK): Survey of the Global Osteopathic Profession
11h10 Dr. Boyd Buser (US): Updating the WHO Benchmarks in Training of Osteopathy
11h50 Dr. Rebecca Giusti (US): Glossary of Osteopathic Terms – Progress and Issues
12h30 Ms. Hanna Tomasdottir (DK): An Overview of Osteopathic Regulation in Europe
14h30 Dr. Humayun Chaudhry (US) and Dr. Sarvam TerKonda (US): Experiences of the Medical Regulatory Authorities in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic
15h00 Dr. Raymond Perrin (UK): Long-COVID /Post Covid-19 Syndrome; An Osteopathic Approach
15h50 Ms. Catherine Cabral-Marotta (CA): Developing Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Osteopathy in Canada – A Review of the Process
16h30 Ms. Laura Lee Kamppila (FI) and Mr. Тomas Collin (NO): Nordic Developments in Osteopathy – Stronger Together
17h00 Wrap-up and Conference Close
18h30 Evening Social Event – Dinner Boat Cruise in the Helsinki Archipelago
Conference – June 13th, 9:30am-12:30pm
9h30 Tour of Metropolia University. The tour will be led by Arto Turunen, who designed the simulation labs. These state of the art labs are the only ones of thier kind in Europe!
10h30 Open session – opportunity for fellowship and networking.
Osteopathic Student Leaders’ Meeting.
Suggested Hotel: Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
- 181 EUR / Standard room in single use / night
- 201 EUR / Standard double/twin room / night
Per the hotel, reservations are to be guaranteed by credit card upon booking and the rates above are valid until May 12, 2022. An individual booking can be canceled by 6 pm local time on the day of arrival, unless otherwise agreed.
Reservation Code: BOIA
Getting to Metropolia University via Metro
For the 16 minute journey form the hotel to the University, Board the Metro at the Central Railway Station (a 2-minute walk form the hotel) and exit at the Myllypuro metro station. Choose the exit ‘A’ called ‘Orpaanporras’ on the Myllypuro metro station to reach the campus.
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