Scientific programme


Speaker biographical notes

Instructions for speakers

Instructions for poster presenters


Symposia, oral communications and posters, to include:

  • Arthritis and musculoskeletal pain
  • Cancer and bone
  • Metabolic bone disease: clinical update
  • Early osteoarthritis and joint preserving treatments
  • Musculoskeletal ageing
  • Fracture and preventing secondary fracture
  • Advances in therapeutics of inflammatory disease
  • New therapeutic options
  • Vitamin D

In addition, the Botnar Research Centre at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre will be hosting a number of seminars and workshops on the afternoon of Tuesday 3 September. Participation is completely free of charge for delegates registered for the main meeting. See programme below for details and if you would like to attend please remember to tick the box on the registration form.

Speakers to include:

Alan Boyde (London, UK)
Andrew Carr
(Oxford, UK)
Gavin Clunie
(Cambridge, UK)
Juliet Compston
(Cambridge, UK)
Cyrus Cooper
(Southampton/Oxford, UK)
Steve Cummings
(San Francisco, USA)
Georg Duda
(Berlin, Germany)
Richard Field (Epsom, UK)
Neil Gittoes (Birmingham, UK)
Theresa Guise
(Indianapolis, USA)
Nick Harvey (Southampton, UK)
Lynne Hocking (Aberdeen, UK)
Kassim Javaid
(Oxford, UK)
Kjell Laperre
Stefan Lohmander
(Lund, Sweden)
Eugene McCloskey
(Sheffield, UK)
Jo Price (Bristol, UK)
Graham Russell
(Oxford/Sheffield, UK)
Peter Smitham
(London, UK)
Peter Taylor
(Oxford, UK)
Irene Tracey
(Oxford, UK)
Gabri van der Pluijm
(Leiden, Netherlands)
David Walsh
(Nottingham, UK)
Clarence Yapp
(Oxford, UK)

As always there will be plenty of time on the programme for presentation of submitted abstracts, as oral communications and posters.