Over the years, the field of Bone, Muscle & Joint Diseases has undergone enormous expansion in clinical and basic data, as well as that of field-related technology. With the problem of bone, muscle & joint diseases reaching epidemiological dimensions, treatment possibilities have digressed diversely. This development has created a need for debates on the numerous controversial issues, and to attain clinical conclusions.
The intention of the World Congress on Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD), which will take place January 19-22, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain, is to function as an exclusive forum for international experts to share and compare experiences, in order to outline appropriate treatment. A congress that focuses on clinical controversies is an entirely new concept.
It is embarked upon primarily to facilitate effective debate on unresolved clinical and therapeutic dilemmas, resulting in agreement over all issues, and supported by evidence-based medicine and opinions of experts.
After each speaker, ample time will be provided for discussion, and participants will have the advantage of conversing and debating unresolved issues with world authorities in their fields. The Congress aims at reaching the ultimate state-of-the-art solutions, and providing clinicians with conclusivere commendations and reliable solutions, all based on current paramount significance.
The congress will conclude with a panel of distinguished experts presenting a consensus reached through the debates on controversies in Bone, Muscles & Joint Diseases.
We invite you to participate in the 1st World Congress on Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD), which is intended as the first of many future congresses in this field.
The Congress is intended for all members of the medical profession including Endocrinologists, Rheumatologists, Gynecologists, Internal Medicine, Radiologists, Rehabilitation specialists, Public Health professionals, Nurses and Industry Representatives.
Centre Convencions International Barcelona (CCIB)
Rambla Prim 1
17 08019 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 230 10 00
Fax: +34 93 230 10 01
The official language of the Congress is English.
The registration desk will be open during the following hours:
Thursday, January 19, 2012 04.00 PM – 06.00 PM
Friday, January 20, 2012 08.00 AM – 06.00 PM
Saturday, January 21, 2012 08.00 AM – 06.00 PM
Sunday, January 22, 2012 08.00 AM – 01.00 PM
All participants and exhibitors are kindly requested to wear their name badges throughout the Congress in order to be admitted to the lecture halls and scheduled activities.
EVALUATIONS AND SURVEY
Session evaluations will be included in the on-line post-congress survey participants will receive via e-mail after the congress.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
Certificates of attendance will be available for all participants at the registration desk from 14:00 on Saturday, January 21, 2012.
Please ensure that you have your name badge with you as you will need the barcode which appears on your badge in order to print your certificate
During the Session hours. Lunch and coffee breaks will be held at the exhibition area
Business casual for all occassions
This is a non-smoking event
Participants are requested to check with the Spanish consulate or diplomatic mission in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
LIABILITY AND INSURANGE
The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property either during or indirectly arising from the congress. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to personal health and travel insurance.
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