Location Congress Center Düsseldorf Süd CCD Süd / CCD South
The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE was established in 2013 at MEDICA, the world´s largest medical trade show with more than 130,000 visitors and 5,000 exhibitors. The conference has been one of the highlights of MEDICA for the past four years and will once again take place during MEDICA 2017. The 5th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will be held on 14-15th of November in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The conference has been established as the leading interdisciplinary exchange platform between international sports medicine experts, professional athletes and sport techies, the sporting goods and healthcare industries. This platform fosters new exchange formats, new sport medical therapies, and innovative products for prevention, recovery and population health management.
During two consecutive days, international sports medicine experts present the latest innovations and approaches in sports medicine. The conference consists of 4 sessions covering a wide variety of important topics in the field as well as a Guided Innovation Tour through the MEDICA trade show.
Dr. Adrian Hutber, VP Exercise is Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine “It was a very interesting conference which perfectly showcased, where the future trend regarding new therapies and prevention, is going.”
Dr. Andre Debruyne, President EFSMA (European Federation of Sports Medicine) “Excellent. I have not seen so many innovative things before at a conference – a lot of new insights and other looks on sports medicine. That is very important.”
Marc Meurer, Polar “The exchange between sports science and industry is very important. Sometimes sports science is not well informed what the industry actually can do to support them. Platforms like the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE are very important to strengthen this network!”
Dr. Joni Kettunen, CEO, Firstbeat “It is a great set of experts here at the conference. We had the chance to get a good access to the sports medicine network as the right contact persons are onsite. And we are really happy to contribute our real case studies to the sport medical and sport science experts.”
Heidi Dohse, Founder Tour de Heart, Program Manager Google “I am amazed by new more and more technology coming up from individual features to now full solutions that contribute a great benefit to patients and people´s lives.”
Özgurt Sadik, InBody “We are amazed about the internationality of the attendees. We have received a great feedback after the Guided Innovation Tour. A lot of the participants came to our booth afterwards to learn more about our specific products. So we had the chance to get deeper into the topic with them.”
MEDICAL FAIR ASIA - MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2016 in Singapore
The inaugural MEDICAL FAIR ASIA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE took place on 01 September 2016 in Singapore. Held during the leading medical trade show in Asia, MEDICAL FAIR ASIA (31 August - 02 September 2016), regional as well as international top industry professionals came together to present and discuss new exchange formats, new sport medical therapies, and innovative products for prevention, recovery and population health management.
Dr. Ben Tan, Chief of Sports Medicine, Changi General Hospital, said of the conference, “I hope to see the MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE back. MEDICAL FAIR ASIA is the biggest medical trade fair I have seen in Singapore with an impressive number of exhibitors. Linking the exhibition with a medicine and sports conference is logical and synergistic. Moreover, it has been very professionally organised.”