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Convention: 15 CPD hours

Friday May 22

7.30-8.30 Registration desk open
8.30-10.00 Opening act President’s welcome Kahoot! quiz
Anne Helene Moksness
Opening keynote: Rosanne Warmerdam
Live long and prosper!
10.00-10.30 Break Expo Posters
10.30-12.00 All science no fiction
Chair: Tom Michielsen
Sidney Rubinstein:
Lessons learned
from the BMJ review
Maurits van Tulder:
The future of MSK research
Greg Kawchuk:
Research Creativity
12.00-13.30 Lunch Expo Posters
13.30-15.00 Lesley Haig:
Research Presentations (8)

Chair: Sidney Rubinstein

SIG Neurology:
Dysautonomia: Assessment and applications
SIG Sports:
Ulrik Sandstrøm
Taping for Chiropractors – clinical application with immediate functional changes
15.00-15.30 Break Expo Posters
15.30-17.00 Lesley Haig:
Research Presentations (8)

Chair: Sidney Rubinstein

SIG Neurology:
SIG Sports:
18.00-23.00 Dutch night

Saturday May 23

8.00-9.00 Registration desk open
9.00-10.30 Peeking over the fence
Chair: Jan Geert Wagenaar
Wilco Peul:
The Lancet Series. A spinal surgeon’s perspective
Michiel Reneman:
Nociplastic pain mechanisms and nocebo
Raymond Ostelo:
State of the art spinal rehab in primary care
10.30-11.00 Break Expo Posters
11.00-12.30 EPIC2020
Chair Vas Gkolfinopoulos
Pierre Côté:
Evidence: What does it really mean for clinicians?
Lisa Roberts:
Looking through the lens of shared decision-making
Jamiu Busari:
United we stand, divided we fall – the need for (more) interprofessional collaboration in our health care systems
12.30-14.00 Lunch Expo Posters
14.00-15.30 SIG Clinical Chiropractic:
Jonathan Field, David Byfield, Stuart Smellie
Advanced Practitioner Skills: Recognising and utilising contextual factors for better patient outcomes
Iben Axén:
How to write a case study/series
Dr Robert Silverman
The Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease
Phillip Snell:
Dermal Traction Method
15.30-16.00 Break Expo Posters
16.00-17.30 SIG Clinical Chiropractic:
Trynke Hoekstra:
Interpreting the research behind our conclusions
Phillip Snell:

Sunday May 24

8.30-9.30 Registration desk open
9.30-11.00 Shawn Thistle:
Science of the adjustment – have we cracked the code?
Simon Billings:
Vitamin B12 deficiency:
An epidemic of misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis
SIG Paediatrics:
Lise Hestbaek, Susanne Lynge, Sue Weber
Headaches in the paediatric population
Kawchuk, Jenks, Rubinstein, Axén, Overaas:
Conversations, not Presentations
11.00-11.30 Break Expo Posters
11.30-12.15 Closing keynote Michael Freeman Forensic Chiropractic Chair: Rishi Loatey
12.15-13.30 ECU talks!

Dave Newell: Contextual Factors Condensed

Simon Billings: The Ethical Dilemma of the Chiropractor

Ian Beesley: Five Years in the Engine Room of Chiropractic

Various Awards Next convention Closing speech by ECU president

Please note:

  • The programme may be changed at any time without notification
  • The opinions of the speakers are not necessarily those of the ECU