Thursday 17 Friday 18 Saturday 19 Sunday 20 Monday 21
7:00 12:30-
Early Sign In
And
Registration
Registration Post
Conference
Workshops
8:30 Welcome and Overview
Findley with co-chair Stecco
8:00 – How to Prepare an Abstract for FRC 2018
Findley
9:00 Anatomy Consensus in nomenclature
Stecco C
 
Innervation of Fascia
Mense
 
Sensory Aspects of Fascia
Schleip
The Functional Coupling of the Deep Abdominals and Para Spinal Muscles
Vleeming
 
Fascia Sliding
Guimberteau
 
Hyaluronan
Stecco A
Observation, assessment & evaluation of fascial dysfunction

Micro – Day, Fernandez
Macro – Gracovetsky

Therapeutic Mechanisms
Chaitow, Bove

10:30 Break Break Break
11:00 Functional Anatomy
Yucesoy
 
Fascia and Pain
Schilder
 
Effects of scar tissue on force transmission
Huijing
Extracellular Matrix
Hinz
 
Sports Medicine
Kjaer
 
Embryology and Genetics of Fascia
Schuenke
Imaging & Measurement Technologies
Stecco A, Sikdar
 
12:00-12:30
Summary Panel
Day, Fernandez, Gracovetsky, Chaitow, Bove
12:30 Lunch
Posters/ Exhibitors
Plenary Discussion
Vleeming, Guimberteau, Raghavan, Hinz, Kjaer, Schuenke
12:30-1:30
Lunch
Posters/ Exhibitors
1:00 1:30-5:30
Pre-Conference Workshop
Understanding Research Fundamentals for the Congress and Beyond
1:00
Lunch
Posters/ Exhibitors
 
1:30-2:30
Funding Opportunities & NCCIH Research Priorities
Khalsa, Mudd
 
1:30-2:30
FRC/FRS Interest Group
1:30-2:00
Future Directions in Fascia Research
Findley
 

2:00-2:30

CLOSING
Gracovetsky, Stecco A
 
3:00-5:30
Parallel Presentations

1. Manual therapies: Chaitow, Fernandez
2. Tool assisted therapies: Farasyn, Hammer
3. Visceral manipulation: Schwind, Stecco C
4. Movement therapies: Schleip, Grilley, Gangemi, Eder, Clark
5. Ultrasonography: Heiskanen, Bauermeister
2:00 2:00-2:30
Moderated Plenary Discussion
Yucesoy, Schilder, Schleip, Stecco C, Huijing, Mense
 
2:30
Concurrent Abstract Presentations
2:30
Concurrent Parallel Sessions

1. Veterinary aspects: Elbrond, Schultz
2. Clinical studies: Chaitow, Fernandez
3. Surgery:
Hausner, Guimberteau
4. Research studies/ animal studies: Standley, Bishop
5. Philosophical aspects: Van der Wal
4:00 Break Break
4:30 Concurrent Abstract Presentations Posters / Exhibitors
5:30 Break Break Break
6:00-
7:30
Welcome Reception Awards Banquet
7:30-
9:00
In Search Of Our Interior Architectures
Guimberteau