Industry workshop: An interactive case study master class for the treatment of axial spondyloarthropathy led by Australian and European experts

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Workshop synopsis
Led by: A/Prof Paul Bird and other renowned leaders in spondyloarthropathy disease
What: a series of real-world case studies, as a means to share and discuss the latest thinking across the disease


Monday 8 April 2019
Time Topic Speaker
0900 – 0930 Kick-off: To generate fruitful discussions amongst you and your peers, review several axial spondyloarthropathy case studies and identify your desired treatment option for each case A/Prof Paul Bird
0930 – 1000 Background: Receive an update on the latest 2019 ASAS classification, including implications for optimal treatment A/Prof Paul Bird
1000 – 1030 Morning Tea / Networking
1030 – 1130 Get your hands dirty: Understand the layers of the disease via a deep dive discussion into the pathogenesis and diagnosis of axial spondyloarthropathy Prof Georg Schett (Germany)
1130 – 1230 What the data tells us: Enjoy a review of the clinical data supporting the various treatment options and become aware of the risks and benefits Prof Phil Conaghan (UK), Prof Georg Schett (Germany)
1230 – 1330 Lunch / Networking
1330 – 1405 Everything you need to know about radiographic scans: Learn from the expert on how to interpret all scans from traditional X-ray through to MRI Prof Ron Shnier
1405 – 1515 Understand the risk to the eyes and gut: Receive a risk-based understanding on treatment options for patients with uveitis and IBD led by a leading Ophthalmologist and Microbiome gut expert Prof Peter McCluskey and Gastroenterologist TBC
1515 – 1545 Closing: After engaging in all the above, revaluate the original presented case studies with your peers, did anything change? A/Prof Paul Bird
1545 Afternoon Tea / Networking