Medica Medicine + Sports Conference

Program for the 5th Anniversary Edition of the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE announced!

The spring is here and so is the program for the 5th Anniversary Edition of the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE!

The MMSC will celebrate its 5th anniversary on the 14th & 15th of November 2017 at MEDICA 2017 in Dusseldorf Germany. This year the running theme of the conference is “The Future is Now” where the aim is to showcase innovative technology and approaches which only a few years back seemed far in the future, but are already in use today in reality.

During two packed days, + 25 international expert speakers* will give valuable insights into the latest health and fitness technologies and approaches. Keynote speakers are representing a fascinating conference program with focus on worldwide innovative methods and technologies in prevention, therapy, and recovery. Among others, the following experts will hit the stage this November:

  • Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch | Head of Department, Molecular & Cellular Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne
  • Ben Bruder | CEO, TRACKTICS
  • Tony Hope | Director, Brand Communications, Digital Sports, adidas
  • Laura Hottenrott | Professional Athlete, Runner
  • Dr. Lutz Herdener | Deputy Director, Central University Sports Munich, Technical University Munich
  • Pekka Hyysalo | Founder, Athlete | FightBack
  • Markos Kern | Founder & CEO, Fun With Balls / InteractiveSQUASH
  • Jim Johnson | CEO, Prizm-Medical Inc.
  • Dr. Raija Laukkanen | VP, Science Collaborations, Polar
  • Prof. Dr. med. Manfred James Müller | Institute of Human Nutrition | University of Kiel | DANK Group
  • Daniel Nister | Trainer, TS Oberroden
  • Christoph von Oldershausen | Founder & CEO, movement24
  • Kari Partanen | Coordinator, Program in Sports & Leisure Management, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
  • Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis | Sub2 Project | Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Brighton
  • Dr. Christophe Ramstein | CEO, Myotest
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Claus Reinsberger | Head of Department, Sports & Health, Paderborn University
  • Christoph Tischner | Managing Partner & CMO, 8sense
  • Prof. Dr. med. Petra Zupet | President, Slovenian Sports Medicine Association
  • Dr. med. Goetz Welsch | Head of Department, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine University Hospital of Hamburg-Eppendorf

*More information on the ones named above as well as all other speaker can be found on the Speakers 2017 – page.

These high-level industry experts will share their knowledge and innovation in 4 different sessions:

SESSION 1 | Sports Medicine – The Future is Now
Virtual & Augmented Reality | E-Sports | Embedded Technology

SESISON 2 | Latest Innovations in Monitoring Vital Data & Sports Performance
Vital Data and Performance Monitoring | New Approaches and Trends in Monitoring | Best Practice in Monitoring Corporate Health

SESSION 3 | Tailored Exercise Programs
Individual Programs for Training and Regeneration | Personalizing Medical Products and Equipment | Hybrid Personal Coaching and Training

SESSION 4 | Digital Innovations in Recreational & Elite Sports
Wearable Technologies | Beat Analytics | Measuring and Training Cognitive and Emotional Parameters

– View detailed agenda –

+200 international participants offer great networking opportunities during the conferences, including a get-together on day 1. In addition, a Guided Innovation Tours through MEDICA, the world´s largest medical trade show with more than 130,000 visitors and 5,000 exhibitors, presents the most relevant and innovative health and fitness monitoring solutions, medical devices, and wearables.

The conference will once again be a melting pot and a platform for industry professionals to connect healthcare, prevention and exercise medicine with innovative technologies resulting in new and breakthrough advancements. The cooperation platform of the conference fosters new exchange formats, new sport medical therapies, and innovative products for prevention, recovery and population health management.

International renowned cooperation partners like FESI (European Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry), American College of Sports Medicine – initiatives “Exercise is Medicine & Exercise is Medicine Singapore”, FIMS (International Federation of Sports Medicine), EFSMA (European Federation of Sports Medicine), DGSP (German Association for Sports Medicine and Prevention), SMAS (Sports Medicine Association Singapore), Sport Singapore, WT Wearable Technologies (leading innovation platform), WISS (Wearables in Spitzensport) ISPO (leading sports business platform) and Perform Better Europe support the conference.

By joining us in Dusseldorf, you will be part of this vibrant ecosystem and network with new partners, and discover and develop new markets!

For further information, please visit other pages of this website, or contact us directly at m.posio (at) / +49 8152 998 86 22

We hope that this sparks your interest in participating and are looking forward to seeing you in November!

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