Osteopaths from around the globe gathered in Milan on the weekend of 21 – 23 April 2017 for the prestigious 11th International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research. The event took place at the Italian Academy of Osteopathic Medicine (AIMO) and was hosted by BCOM and AIMO.
The conference is highly regarded amongst osteopaths internationally for the quality of research presented. Mr Marco Giardino from the ICAOR 11 Organising Committee and Director of AIMO said:
“Research has a leading role in osteopathic medicine and all medical sciences. The scientific evidence is essential for both clinical and therapeutic practice and for osteopathic training.”
ICAOR 11 opened with a keynote speech from Mr Leon Chaitow, Honorary Fellow, University of Westminster, London and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. The other distinguished speakers were Dr. Lisa Hodge, researcher at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Dallas, Dr Silvestro Roatta PhD, Associate Professor of Physiology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Prof Dr Wilfrid Jänig Professor of Physiology Emeritus Physiologisches Institut, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, and Dr Alberto Gallace, PhD, Researcher in Psychobiology, Department of Psychology, University of Milan Biocca.
Over the three days evidence-based research papers were presented by academics from Italy, Germany, France, the USA and UK, followed by discussion and feedback on each paper.
A special conference dinner was held at the picturesque Villa Gianetti in Saronno on Saturday night for the speakers, delegates and guests who enjoyed an evening of fine dining, entertainment and socialising with colleagues and friends.
ICAOR 11 Prize winners
ICAOR 11 concluding with the awarding of prizes which went to Carol Fawkes (NCOR) for Established Investigator, Austin Plunkett (NCOR) for Best Poster and Marie- Alice Hilleriteau as the New Investigator.
Date Posted: 22/06/2017 | Posted In: ICAOR