Germany 2019

Osteopathic Healthcare 2019:  Right Touch

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference will be held at Hotel Dolce in Bad Nauheim (near Frankfurt) from October 4-6. 

Registration is now closed.  Please contact Secretariat@oialliance.org if you have any questions.

     **Please note that we have been advised the hotel is now fully booked.  Please see this resource for a list of other hotels in Bad Nauheim.**

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

October 4, 2019 

 3 pm-5 pm: OIA Annual General Meeting

6 pm: Welcome Cocktails with VOD

October 5, 2019

**Sessions today are split between plenary and OIA-specific sessions, as noted**

7:00 am:  Mediation/Yoga

8:30 am:  Osteopathic basic research of the A.T. Still Research Institutes.  Dr. Brian Degenhardt, D.O.  (Plenary)

9:00 am: The Osteopathic International Alliance, Tasks and Objectives.  Dr. William Burke, DO (Plenary)

9:20 am: Osteopathy in Emergency Medicine.  Dr. med Jürgen Grasmück /Philipp Merkt M.Sc., cand. med. (Plenary)

9:25 am:  Evidence-basing in Osteopathy: Which Methodological Approaches Fit Osteopathy.  Prof. Dr. Med. Karl-Ludwig Resch (Plenary)

10:15 am:  Evidence in Osteopathy: A Determination of the Status Quo. Florian Schwerla M.Sc., DO (Plenary)

10:30 am: Break 

11:15 am: The Osteopathic International Alliance and the strategic importance of the WHO projects.  Dr. William Burke, DO  (OIA only)

11:35 am:  An overview of partner status with the WHO and the complexity of project management. Amy Byerwalter, Executive Officer (OIA only)  

11:55 pm:  Lessons from participation in other WHO projects. Dr. Boyd Buser, DO  (OIA only)

12:15 pm:  How WHO Document Benefits Our Work in Self-Regulated Jurisdictions (Panelists TBA) (OIA only)

12:45 pm:  Member Open Session, Dr. William Burke, DO (OIA only)

1:15 pm:  Lunch

2:00 pm:  Introduction to the International DO-Touch Network.  Dr. Brian Degenhardt, DO (Plenary)

3:00 pm:  Workshops (Plenary)

  1. Overview of the Practical Work and Experience at the Lab. Markus Weslowski, Msc/Angela Reissman
  2. Research Presentation and Programs in the US and Germany. Brian Degenhardt

4:30 pm: Workshops (Plenary)

  1. Overview of the Practical Work and Experience at the Lab.  Markus Weslowski, Msc/Angela Reissman
  2. Research Presentation and Programs in the US and Germany. Brian Degenhardt

5:00 pm:  End of Day 1

7:30 pm – Gala Dinner

October 6, 2019

**All sessions below are OIA conference sessions.  There are no plenary sessions on Sunday**

7:00 am:  Mediation/Yoga

9:00 am:  Empathy 2.0.   Dr. Ronald Burns, D.O.

9:45 am:  Right Touch Regulation.  Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, D.O.

10:30 am:  OIA-WHO Project: A Survey of the Global Osteopathic Profession. Discussion and Workshop.  Mr. Charles Hunt, DO

11:15 am: Break

11:45 am:  OIA-WHO Project:  Glossary of Osteopathic Terms.  An interactive workshop to review terms and capture the diversity of terminologies.  Mr. Antony Nicholas

12:30 pm: Regulatory Advances Across Member Countries (Panelists TBA)

1:15 pm – Lunch

2:00 pm: Osteopathy practice-based research networks: examples from Australia and New Zealand. Dr.  Amie Steel, Senior Research Fellow

2:20 pm:  Advancing research leadership in osteopathy: a new initiative for the next generation of osteopathic research leaders. Distinguished Professor Jon Adams.  

2:45 pm:  2020 Conference.  Mr. Antony Nicholas

3-3:30 pm:  2019 Conference wrap-up, feedback, and closing

 

Thank you to our member organization, Verband der Osteopathen Deutschland e.V. (VOD), who will be co-hosting the conference.

Wir sehen uns dort!