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17th World Congress ICRS 2023

Preliminary Programme

Preliminary Programme

9 September (Saturday)

  • 11:30 - 12:30
    ICRS Meets Spain
  • 12:45 - 14:00
    Translation of Scientific Discovery to Clinical Delivery
    • Joint Preservation Changed My Life: A Patient Journey
    • Single Stage Recycling of autologous Cartilage with MSCs
    • Development of Three-Dimensional Osteochondral Bio-Implants
    • Gene Therapy for Arthritis Has Arrived
    • Panel Discussion
  • 14:15 - 14:15
    Special Sessions 1-3
    • 14:15 - 15:15
      Gene Modulation
      • Genome Sequencing Application
      • Targeted Delivery
      • Clinical translation
      • Panel Discussion
    • 14:15 - 15:15
      Navigating the Journey from Idea to Clinical Treatment
      • How do I Choose a Winning Idea?
      • Clinical Trial Design
      • Navigating the Regulatory Pathway
      • Panel Discussion
    • 14:15 - 15:15
      Biologic Matrices: The Next Frontier
      • Current Status of Additive Manufacturing
      • Hybrid Implants
      • Clinical Application
      • Panel Discussion
  • 16:15 - 17:00
    Coffee Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing
  • 16:15 - 17:00
    Opening Ceremony & Awards Session
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Honorary Lectures
    • ICRS Vision Lecture
    • Clinician: "The Most 15 impactful Slides of my Career"
    • Scientist: "The Most 15 impactful Slides of my Career"
  • 18:00 - 19:30
    Welcome Cocktail

10 September (Sunday)

  • 06:30 - 07:00
    ICRS Fun Run for Healthy Joints
  • 07:15 - 08:00
    Morning Workshops / Industry Breakfast Symposia
  • 08:15 - 09:30
    Joint Preservation: Can We Change The Future?
    • Epidemiology - Can we Shift the Arthroplasty Curve?
    • Disease-Modifying or Symptom-Modifying: What should be our Goal of Treatment?
    • When is a Cartilage Defect really Osteoarthritis?
    • Challenging Treatment Paradigms with Novel Treatments
    • Panel Discussion
  • 09:30 - 11:00
    Coffee Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Special Sessions 4-6
    • 11:00 - 12:00
      Big Data: Advanced Tools for the Next Discovery
      • ICRS Registry Update
      • Epidemiology/Population Health
      • Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
      • Panel Discussion
    • 11:00 - 12:00
      ICRS meets OARSI: Multi-omics Approach to Understanding Joint Preservation
      • Genomics/Epigenomics
      • Transcriptomics
      • Microbiomics
      • Panel Discussion
    • 11:00 - 12:00
      What are the Essential Ingredients for Successful Cartilage Repair?
      An interactive audience-based consensus debate
  • 12:15 - 13:15
    Industry Sponsored Satellite Lunch Symposia 1-4
  • 13:15 - 14:45
    Free Paper Sessions 1-4
    • Knee
    • Foot & Ankle
    • Shoulder
    • Hip
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Special Sessions 7-9
    • 15:00 - 15:00
      Let’s not do that again! Lessons Learned from Failures in Joint Preservation
      • Clinician Perspective
      • Scientist Perspective
      • Industry/Regulatory Perspective
      • Panel Discussion
    • 15:00 - 16:00
      What Would You Do?
      Case-Based Interactive Panel Discussion
    • 15:00 - 16:00
      Resurfacing the Entire Joint: Can we Succeed?
      • Tissue Engineering Approach with Subchondral Bone
      • Cell Approach
      • 3D Printing / Scaffolding
      • Panel Discussion
  • 16:00 - 16:45
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
  • 16:45 - 18:15
    Free Paper Session 5-8
    • Large Animal Studies
    • Clinical Trials
    • Allografts
    • Scaffolds
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    ICRS NextGen Reception (Upon Invitation Only)
  • 19:30 - 23:00
    President’s Dinner (Upon Invitation Only)

11 September (Monday)

  • 07:15 - 08:00
    Morning Workshops /Industry Breakfast Symposia
  • 08:15 - 09:30
    Biologics: Do we have a Consensus?
    • Are Peptides & Proteins Ready for Prime Time?
    • RP, BMC, SVF—Point of Care Options with a Track Record
    • iPS Cells: A Game Changer
    • Role of Extracellular Vesicles for Joint Preservation
    • Panel Discussion
  • 09:45 - 10:45
    Special Sessions 10-12
    • 09:45 - 10:45
      Stem Cells: I want the Truth!
      • What is the Real Science?
      • Cell manufacturing and regulatory approval
      • Where will we be in 5 years?
      • Panel Discussion
    • 09:45 - 10:45
      Pharmacologic Intervention for Cartilage Repair & Joint Homeostasis
      • Cell Senescence / Aging
      • WNT Pathway
      • Industry Collaboration
      • Panel Discussion
    • 09:45 - 10:45
      Subchondral Bone: What’s New in 2023?
      • Bone Remodelling Following ACL Injury
      • Current Treatment Options for Subchondral Bone Injury
      • How to improve the Bone in OC Allografts
      • Panel Discussion
  • 10:45 - 11:15
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
  • 11:15 - 12:45
    Free Paper Sessions 09-12
    • Biomaterials
    • Translational OA
    • Joint Preservation
    • Small Animal Studies
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposia 5-8
  • 14:15 - 15:45
    Free Paper Sessions 13-16
    • Stem Cells
    • Imaging
    • Rehabilitation
    • Late Breaking Clinical Trials
  • 15:45 - 16:15
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
  • 16:15 - 17:30
    Special Sessions 13-15
    • 16:15 - 17:30
      Imaging Methods to Assess Cartilage Repair: Was it a Success or a Failure?
      • Quantitative MRI
      • Postoperative MRI: All you need to know
      • Success or Failure? You Decide
    • 16:15 - 17:30
      Beyond Articular Cartilage: Whole Joint Preservation
      • Synovium & Cartilage — The Role of Inflammation
      • Muscle Effects on Joint Health
      • Meniscus Injury & Cartilage
      • ACL Injury & Cartilage
      • Panel Discussion
    • 16:15 - 17:30
      Joint Loading & Cartilage Health
      • How Does Mechanical Load Affect Joint Health?
      • Re-Alignment Osteotomy is the Answer!
      • Joint Distraction
      • Implantable Unloader: An Alternative to Osteotomy
      • Panel Discussion
  • 17:45 - 18:45
    ICRS General Assembly (For Members Only)
  • 19:30 - 23:00
    Spanish Night - Farewell Evening

12 September (Tuesday)

  • 08:00 - 09:15
    State of the Art Rehabilitation after Cartilage Repair
    Latest advances in rehabilitation and return to sport
  • 09:30 - 10:30
    Mini Battlefield
    • EVs are all that we need
    • No, cells will always be smarter!
     
    • Living osteochondral allograft is the gold standard
    • Cell-free and off the shelf is the new standard
     
    • We can change the natural history of an injured joint
    • All joints should meet their metal and plastic destiny
     
    • Osteotomy is all that is needed
    • No broken bones, just repair the cartilage!
     
    • Mother nature always wins with endogenous repair
    • Exogenous repair will be the answer
  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Special Sessions 16-18
    • 11:00 - 12:00
      How Do We Measure Success in Tissue Repair? Updated Evaluation Technology
      • The next Generation of Clinical Outcome
      • Biomechanical Evaluation
      • Biochemical: The Ultimate Goal
      • Panel Discussion
    • 11:00 - 12:00
      Meniscus: State of the Art in 2023
      • Current Status of Meniscus Regeneration
      • Enhancing Meniscus Repair
      • Meniscus Transplant: Are we hitting the target?
      • Panel Discussion
    • 11:00 - 12:00
      What would you do? Case-Based Interactive Discussion
      Case presentation, audience polling, expert panel