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Friday,  31st May – Scientific Program

  

  Morning Session – Auditorio
9:00 h  Opening Speeches
9:30 h The NEW Rehabilitation Based on Genomics and Microbiomics
Prof. Li Jianan, Dean of the College of Rehabilitation Medicine in Nanjing Medical University, President of the Zhongshan Rehabilitation Hospital,  Nanjing, China.
10:00 h Integration of Genomics and Microbiomics into Public Health Programs 
Prof. Li Ling, Director of Health Development Studies Center in Peking University, Member of Expert Advisory Committee for Deepening Medical System Reform in State Council, Core Expert for the Health China 2030 Reform, Beijing, China
10:30 h Coffee Break and Industry Exhibition
11:00 h The Role of the Microbiota in Brain Aging and the Potential for Gene Therapy
Prof. Robert Friedland, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
11:30 h Microbiome and Clean Skin Beauty: a Case Study
Dr. Isabel Ramos, Ayuna-Less is beauty, Spain/USA
12:00 h The Individual and Inter- Individual Microbiome Transfer Routes and Their Impact for Treatments, Recovery, Prevention
Prof. Jack Gilbert, Professor of Surgery and Director of The Microbiome Center at University of Chicago, Professor in Pediatrics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Chicago, USA
12:30 h - 14:00 h Lunch Break
   
14:00 h - 17:00 h Afternoon Session – Workshop Rooms in the Foyer and Auditorio
14:00 h Tai Chi and the Value for Integrative Medicine - A Theoretical and Practical Session
Liu Xiangyang, Owner of Orenda Group and Healthy Ageing Village Yanqing, China. Real Estate and Bigger Health Vision Investor, Jacksonhole, China
14:30 h Tai Chi Integration and Exercise with Audience
Liu Xiangyang, Tai Chi Master
14:40 h Tai Chi in Catalunya: Integration into Western Rehabilitation
Sifu Demian, Tai Chi Master, Shaolin Kung Fu & Tai Chi Barcelona
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 h Personalized Preventive Medicine: Genetics and the Response to Regular Exercise
 Mikael Mattson, PhD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA 
16:00 h Japanese Approaches to Healthy Ageing and Innovative Dementia Care Models
Shivani Nandi, PhD, MPhil, Louisville, USA.
16:30 h Panel Wrap Up Discussion
All speakers
17:00 h End of Workshop A
14:00 h Hype or Reality: Does Our Gut Control Our Mind?
Dr. Roosmarijn Vandenbroucke, Associate Professor Biomedical Molecular Biology at Ghent University, Center for Inflammation Research at VIB, Ghent, Belgium
14:30 h Environment Dominates Over Host Genetics in Shaping Human Gut Microbiota
Daphna Rothschild ,PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv, Israel
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 h Probiotic as a Food: the Past, Present and Future, with Yakult as an Example 
Prof. Bruno Pot, Yakult Europe, Brussels, Belgium
16:00 h The Impact of Diet, Pre- and Pro-biotic Strategies on Gut Microbiota Composition and Healthy Aging
Sylvia Duncan, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
16:30 h Microbiotica: Market Developments and Customer Feedback: Viewpoint of a Large Pharmacy
Margit Schlenk, CEO Moritz Pharmacy, Nuremberg, Germany
17:00 h End of Workshop B
14:00 h Beauty & Bacteria: The Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry’s New Approach to the Skin Microbiome
Deanna Utroske, Editor of "Cosmetics Design", New York, USA
14:30 h Household, Hygiene and the Human Microbiome 
Prof. Markus Egert, Dept. Microbiology and Hygiene, University Furtwangen, Germany
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 h The Oral Microbiome - Discovering Pathways to Systemic Disease and Emerging Business Opportunities 
Dr. Bonnie Feldman, Founder Your Autoimmunity Connection - DrBonnie360, USA
16:00 h Big Data and AI to Support Healthcare Professionals, Consumers and Researchers: Current Developments and Future Solution
Dr. Weizi Li, Henley Business School, London, GB.N. 
16:30 h Panel Wrap Up Discussion
All speakers
17:00 h End of Workshop C
14:00 h Microbiomics Market - Key Insights from Venture Capital Point of View
Mirko Tadic, Bridgeway Europe Startup Accelerator, Novi Beograd, Serbia
14:30 h Startup Pitch for Innovative Business - Alleviating gut symptoms through personalised, science-based meal and supplement plans tailored to gut microbiota with the help of a newly developed app 
Shannon Doyle, Smart Flora Ltd., Barcelona
14:40 h Startup Pitch for Innovative Business - S-Biomedic and its Program for Acne  
Marc Guell, Sci. Dir. S-Biomedic, Belgium
14:50 h Discussion and Evaluation - Award Winner
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break, End of Workshop D
16:00 h Moderation: Dr. Uwe Klein - The Medicine of Tomorrow: A Health Student´s View
The Health and Recovery Management of Tomorrow: A Future Day Course in the Life of a Rehabilitation Patient
Paula Schwenke, BSc, University of Munich
Supported in the panel discussion by Senior Innovation Experts: Prof. Li Jianan, China, Prof. Rob Friedland, USA
16:30 h The Microbiome Adjusted Product World: Nicer or Health Terror? A Day Course in the Future Life of Homo Sapiens Microbiomicus 
Florian Holzmueller, BSc, AIRS Institute, Munich, Germany.  Discussion with Senior Experts: Prof. Li Ling, Beijing, China and Prof. Jack Gilbert, Chicago, USA
17:00 h 1.How Does the EU Assess So-called "Microbiome Cosmetics"
2. How to Approach a "Microbiome Product" Standard Resulting in a Quality Label
Dr. Reinhold A. Brunke, CEO ICADA, Brussels, Belgium
17:30 h The Handbook for the Genome and Microbiome Based NEW Rehabilitation - Project Presentation 
Dr. Kun Zhao, SRIB Association, Beijing China and  Dr. Uwe Klein, Director AIRS Institute, Basel/Beijing/Munich
18:00 h End of Session 1
   
19:30 h Evening Dinner – Dinner Speeches and Entertainment -  Room Jupiter at ground floor of Hesperia Hotel  -  On invitation
   

Saturday,  1st June – Scientific Program

  

  Morning Session – Auditorio
9:00 h Microbiome and Immunomodulation: Current Knowledge and Outlook for Research and Industries
Prof. Koen Venema, CEO Beneficial Microbes Consultancy, Professor at University Maastricht, Netherlands
9:30 h The Microbiome and Virome Interactions in Oncology and Immunology: Current Knowledge and Concepts and Future Challenges
Daniel van der Lelie, PhD, Center for Microbial Communities & Health Research, Founder Gusto Global, Chapel Hills, USA
10:00 h The Role of the Microbiome for the Treatment of Rare Neurodegenerative Children Diseases
Dr. med. Christina Stark, Team Leader Physiotherapy Research, Children’s Hospital University of Cologne, Germany
10:30 h Coffee / Tea Break
11:00 h The Gut Microbiome in Disease Progression and Treatment
Prof. Dr. Sophia Forslund, Max-Delbrück-Center Berlin, Germany
11:30 h The Influencing Factors of the Microbiome and Genomics with Outcomes for Psychologic and Psychiatric Conditions
Dr. Jane Foster, Ass. Prof. Dep. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
12:00 h The Microbiome Story for Advancing Health: Perspectives on Roots and Realization
Jörg Blech, Author, Journalist of DER SPIEGEL Magazine, Berlin, Germany
12:30 h  Award Winner of the Startup Pitch
12:45 h - 14:00 h Lunch Break
   
14:00 h - 17:00 h

Afternoon Session – Workshop Rooms in the Foyer and Auditorio

14:00 h Microbiome Mediated Appetite Regulation - First Experiences with EnteroSatys 
Prof. Serguei Fetissov, MD, PhD, Targedys, Rouen, France 
14:30 h Gut-Microbiome and the Influence on Stroke Recovery via the Immune System: Facts and Outlook for Clinical Relevance and Research 
Dr. Corinne Benakis, Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research, Hospital of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 h New Insights into the Genomic Mode of Action of Low-Dose-Phytopharmaca in Sports injuries
Dr. med. Ralf Doyscher, Team Doctor Sports Medicine Soccer Club Borussia Mönchengladbach, 1st German League 
16:00 h Panel Wrap Up Discussion
All speakers
16:30 h End of Workshop E
14:00 h Microbiome-Adjusted Nutrition for Healthy Ageing 
Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, CFS, FACN, CEO Think Healthy Group, Adjunct Professor in the Dep. of Nutrition and Food Studies at George Mason University, Washington DC, USA
14:30 h Precision Microbiome-Adjusted Nutrition for Personalized Medicine: State of the Art and Procedures 
Dr. Morten Isaksen, CEO of Bio-Me, Oslo, Norway
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 h Experience From Seasonal Changes in Mongolian and African Gut Microbiota - Pitfalls and Opportunities
Prof. Koen Venema, CEO Beneficial Microbes Consultancy, Professor at University Maastricht, Netherlands
16:00 h The Role of the Microbiome and Additional Factors in Modern High Performance Sports 
Dr. Friederike Feil, Dr. Friederike Feil Akademie, Berlin, Germany.
16:30 h Panel Wrap Up Discussion
All speakers
17:00 h End of Workshop F
14:00 h The Benefits of Academic-Industry Partnerships in Relation with Microbiomics
Dr. Jane Foster, Ass. Prof. Dep. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
14:30 h Probiotics and the Microbiome: Legal Framework and Challenges
Prof. Dr. Moritz Hagenmeyer, Lawyer and Barrister, KROHN Rechtsanwälte, Hamburg, Germany
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 h Probiotics in Daily Life and Effects on Health Management: New Insights
Dr. Mary O´Connell-Motherway, School of Microbiology & APC Microbiome Institute, Cork, Ireland
16:00 h Panel Wrap Up Discussion
All speakers
16:30 h End of Workshop G
14:00 h The Nasal Microbiome and its Impact on Therapy and Prevention 
Dr. univ. Andreas Kronbichler, University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
14:30 h The Microbiota of Our Skin and it’s Analysis. 
Derek Butler, PhD, Director of BiaNomics at Baseclear, Leiden. Netherlands
15:00 h Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 h The Impact of the Vaginome on Health Management of the Reproductive Tract, Pregnancy, Newborns and Interactions with Other Human Microbiomes: Opportunities for New Hygiene and Clinical Support Products
Prof. Gregory A. Buck, PhD, Microbiology and Immunology and Computer Science, Director of the Center for Microbiome Engineering and Data Analysis, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
16:00 h Panel Wrap Up Discussion
All speakers
16:30 h End of Workshop H
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