Agenda

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09:19 - 09:49

Update on Fibromyalgia Diagnosis, Criteria, Classification, Differential Diagnosis…

09:49 - 10:09

Update on Fibromyalgia Treatment and Guidelines

10:09 - 10:28
10:28 - 10:45

Functional or Dysfunctional Syndromes: Is this the Problem?

Roberto Casale
,
Opusmedica, PC&R Patient, Care & Research Network, Italy
10:45 - 11:04

Concomitant Fibromyalgia in Rheumatic Diseases

Ori Elkayam
,
Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
11:04 - 11:27

Implications for Treatment, Disease Severity Assessment and Research

11:30 - 12:00

LIVE Panel Discussion/Q&A - Session 2: Fibromyalgia Comorbidities

Roberto Casale
,
Opusmedica, PC&R Patient, Care & Research Network, Italy
Ori Elkayam
,
Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel

Moderator: Roberto Casale

12:00 - 12:17

Immune System Involvement in the Development and Manifestations of Fibromyalgia.

Dror Mevorach
,
Hadassah Medical Center, Israel
12:17 - 12:38

The Microbiome and Fibromyalgia: The Gut-Brain Axis

12:38 - 12:59

Autoimmune Dysautonomia

Yehuda Shoenfeld
,
Sheba Medical Center, Israel
13:00 - 13:20

LIVE Panel Discussion/Q&A - Session 3: Role of the Immune System in Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and Chronic Fatigue

Moderator: Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini

13:20 - 13:27

Who we are and What we Do

13:27 - 13:33

The Road to the EU Commission for Fibromyalgia

13:33 - 13:42

The Position Paper and the Consensus Document (DTCP)

13:45 - 14:05

LIVE Panel Discussion/Q&A - Fibromyalgia Patients Associations Session (ENFA)

Moderator: Karin Maria Øien Forseth

14:05 - 14:16

HBOT, Neurofeedback, TMS and Other Stories: The Never Ending List of Physical Therapies for Fibromyalgia

Roberto Casale
,
Opusmedica, PC&R Patient, Care & Research Network, Italy
14:16 - 14:46

Altering the Brain Through Alternative Methods (CBT, Movement – Meditative Treatments etc.)

14:46 - 15:06

Imaging Biomarkers of the Response (Fibromyalgia Pain Signature, Brain Mapping)

Diana Torta
,
KU Leuven, Belgium
15:10 - 15:40

LIVE Panel Discussion/Q&A - Session 4: Neuro-Modulation

Moderator: Riccardo Torta

15:40 - 16:04

Overview of Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System in Chronic Pain

David Finn
,
National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, Ireland
16:04 - 16:23

Opioids (including opioid antagonists) and Cannabinoids for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Is there any role?

16:23 - 16:44

Is there Room for Cannabis Treatment in Rheumatic Conditions

Howard Amital
,
Sheba Medical Center, Israel
16:45 - 17:20

LIVE Panel Discussion/Q&A - Session 5: Cannabinoids and Opioids

David Finn
,
National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, Ireland
Howard Amital
,
Sheba Medical Center, Israel

Moderator: Mary-Ann Fitzcharles

17:20

End of Day One

09:04 - 09:25

The Worldwide Price of Chronic Pain

John McBeth
,
University of Manchester, UK
09:25 - 09:50

Focusing on Early Diagnosis, Rehabilitation and Prevention

09:50 - 10:10

LIVE Panel Discussion/Q&A - Session 6: Towards a Rational Public Health Policy Regarding Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Moderator: Valerie Aloush

10:10 - 10:18

Blunted Cardiovascular Responses to Orthostatic and Clinostatic Posture Changes in Fibromyalgia: Further Evidence of Autonomic Abnormalities in the Disorder - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

10:18 - 10:28

The Relevance of Variants of Connective Tissue (Hypermobility) to Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and Controversies Surrounding Diagnostic Classification - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

Oral Abstract Presenter - Jessica Eccles
,
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
10:28 - 10:35

Temperature related to Peripheral Vascular Flow of the Hands and the Pressure Pain Hypersensitivity in Fibromyalgia Patients - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

10:35 - 10:39

Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia: Comparison of AAPT and ACR Criteria - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

10:39 - 11:01

Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue

11:01 - 11:21

Can the Way we Think Change the Way we Perceive Pain?

11:21 - 11:46

Do Gender, Race and Religion Play a Role in Fibromyalgia?

11:46 - 12:07

Fibromyalgia Personality: What is it?

Bárbara Gonzalez
,
University Lusophone of Humanities and Technologies, Portugal
12:07 - 12:43

Gaga Movement Language Session

Saar Harari
,
Gaga Movement, Israel
12:43 - 12:56

Altered Subprocesses of Working Memory in Fibromyalgia Patients: an ERP Study Using N-Back Task - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

12:56 - 13:04

Fibromyalgia as a Comorbidity in Connective Tissue Diseases: Implications for Quality of Life and Disease Activity Assessment - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

Oral Abstract Presenter - Jan Toms
,
University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
13:04 - 13:10

Catastrophizing, Acceptance, and Self-Efficacy as Mediators Between Pain and Disability in Fibromyalgia - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

13:10 - 13:18

Analgesic Effect of IV Magnesium Aspartate in Fibromyalgia: a Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Study - Oral Presentation of Selected Abstracts

13:18 - 13:34

Plenary Lecture: Fibromyalgia in COVID-19 Time: Just Another Post-Viral Syndrome?

13:34 - 13:52

Case Vignettes: Dealing with Fibromyalgia When You Have 10 Minutes per Patient…

14:07 - 14:21

The Importance of Mental Health Care Specialists

Winfried Häuser
,
Klinikum Saarbrücken, Germany
14:21 - 14:55
14:55 - 15:30

LIVE Panel Discussion/Q&A - Session 9: Who is to Treat Fibromyalgia Patients? & Congress Closing

Moderator: Jacob Ablin

Moderator: Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini