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Attend the most exciting bone meeting in the Asia-Pacific region in 2010

Singapore meeting to feature top speakers, meet-the-expert sessions, orthopedic and diagnostic roundtables

International Osteoporosis Foundation

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) invites you to attend the IOF Regionals: 1st Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting to be held in Singapore from December 10 - 13, 2010. Visit for complete information. Online registration and abstract submission opens April 15, 2010.

Meeting Highlights

  • Osteoporosis experts from the Asia-Pacific region and around the globe, will ensure an enriching scientific programme, to include:

    • 12 plenary lectures by some of the key scientific opinion leaders in the bone arena
    • 5 clinically-oriented Meet-the-Expert sessions
    • Roundtable Symposia on orthopaedics and diagnostic techniques
    • Poster sessions and oral presentations
    • 6 Satellite Symposia and an informative exhibition

  • Opportunity to submit your scientific abstract to the field's leading journal, Osteoporosis International, with top abstracts selected for oral presentation during the meeting.

  • Participate in a special two-hour patient forum before the opening ceremony where patients and families will be invited to interact directly with experts. Attend the Walk/Run for your Bones which will be held on the final morning of the meeting.

We hope to welcome you to Singapore - one of Asia's most vibrant and exciting cities!

Key Dates

  • Registration and Abstracts Submission Open: April 15, 2010
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: September 2, 2010
  • Early Bird Registrations Deadline: October 10, 2010

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The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is a nongovernmental umbrella organization dedicated to the worldwide fight against osteoporosis, the disease known as "the silent epidemic". IOF's members - committees of scientific researchers, patient, medical and research societies and industry representatives from around the world - share a common vision of a world without osteoporotic fractures. IOF members include 194 societies in 92 locations.

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