About the event

Health professionals in the Asia-Pacific are facing a rapidly ageing population. If you’re a physician, clinical researcher or allied health professional this key regional event will help you learn about the latest clinical advances and how to provide the best possible patient care. The programme will include information about:

  • regional approaches to osteoporosis risk assessment and treatment
  • hot topics in the optimization of skeletal health
  • nutrition, exercise and bone health
  • development of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS)
  • ... and much more.

Meet-the-Expert sessions will give delegates the opportunity to discuss with world experts on topics of clinical importance. In addition, the Conference is the premier venue for the presentation of new research in the field, and is an important platform for research from the Asia-Pacific. With attendees and speakers from around the world and throughout the region, the IOF Regional provides a unique forum at which to network with colleagues and key opinion leaders.


The programme is of interest to a broad range of physicians and allied health professionals, including general practitioners and internists, rheumatologists, orthopaedic surgeons, endocrinologists, geriatricians, radiologists, pharmacists, rehabilitation specialists, physiotherapists, nutritionists, and orthpaedic nurses.

The learning objectives of the Conference are to train medical professionals, allied health professionals and clinical researchers so that they are better equipped to handle the growing epidemic of musculoskeletal diseases. The programme provides a concise and practical overview of these diseases with a focus on the latest advances in their prevention, diagnosis and treatment. In addition to the presentation of the latest regional research, the programme includes sessions on current topics of specific clinical relevance to health professionals in the region and on advances related to primary and secondary fracture prevention, bone nutrition, and Fracture Liaison Service development.