Annual RIMS Conference: 20-22 June 2019, Ljubljana
 
SIG programmes AC 2019

SIG Mobility

Topic: "Enhancing Social Participation through Sporting and Physical Activities"

Preliminary programme:

16:00 Opening and Introduction
Chair Carme Santoyo & co-chair Lousin Moumdjian
16:12 Opening Lecture
Paul Van Asch
16:40 Panel Discussion
Chair: Johanna Jonsdottir
Members: Alessandra Solari, Roshan das Nahir, Elaine Coulter and Carme Santoyo
17:40 Break
17:50 Lecture
Andrej Martic
18:00 Practical Session: ‘Walking to the Beats: Using Entrainment and Synchonisation in Clinical Practice’
Lousin Moumdijan
19:00 Reflections, Discussion, Closing
Carme Santoyo & Lousin Moumdjian Introducing SIG in-between meeting Tel-Aviv
Alon Kalron


SIG Bladder, Bowel and Sexuality

Topic: "Learning from each other"

Preliminary programme:

16:00 Opening and Introduction
Chair Doreen McClurg & co-chair Sara Rinaldi
16:10 Opening Lecture
Doreen McClurg – Abdominal Massage for Constipation in people with MS
16:40 Group Discussion
Chair: Doreen McClurg and Sara Rinaldi
Bowel dysfunction – the way forward 
17:40 Break
17:50 Transcutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation for Bladder Dysfunction – Sara Rinaldi
18:10 MS and Bladder Dysfunction - Prevalence Review - Hawri AlDandan PhD student  
18:20
Discussion Special Issue of MS Journal and Proposed Bladder Education Programme - Piet Eelen
18.30
Proposed Bladder Education Programme, Insa Schiffmann 
 
18:40       In between SIG Meeting - Discussion 
Reflections Sexual Dysfunction Survey - The way forward 
 
 19:00AOB
Closing 
 


SIG Psychology and Neuropsychology

Preliminary programme:

1. Welcome and Introduction
       Dr Jana Pöttgen

2. Retreat of ACT/SIG meetings in 2018/2019
       Kenneth Pakenham /Ambra Giovannetti?/ Anita Rose

3. First Results of the CompACT Validation
       Dr Jana Pöttgen/Ambra Giovannetti?

4. Presentation of News in Psychology and Neuropsychology in MS (recent reviews, meta-analyses, actual research results) ???

5. Discussion (Needs of SIG Members, wishes and ideas)
       Dr Jana Pöttgen

6. Summary and Presentation of Interesting Conference Topics
 


SIG Communication and Swallowing

Preliminary programme:

16:00 Welcome, Introduction & General Information
16:30 Pitches/Project Ideas
17:00 Working out a Project Idea
18:45 Organisational Aspects


SIG Occupation

Preliminary programme:

16.00
Welcome and Networking
Sofie Ferdinand, SIG co-chair and Inger Loyning, SIG Chair 
16.30 Digital health: opportunities for rehabilitation  
Daphne Kos, OT, PhD, (Belgium)
17.00 Sleep tight, don't let the bedbugs bite
An van Nunen, rehab. doctor (Belgium)
17.30 Coffee Break
17.45
A cognitive occupation-based programme for people with Multible Sclerosis (COB-MS): feasabilty testing and planned trial
 Sinéad Hynes, OT, PhD (Ireland)
18.10 Smart House IRIS 
Katja Brancelj Galič, Bsc OT and Metka Moharić, MD, PhD (Slovenia)
 
18.30 Wheel Chair Prescription
Marta Vidmar, Bsc OT; Metka Moharić, MD, PhD; Dejana Zajc Bsc OT, Art Therapist (Slovenia)

18.50
Invitation to SIG Occupation in-between meeting and closing remarks
 Sofie Ferdinand, SIG co-chair and Inger Loyning, SIG Chair 


SIG Patient Autonomy

Preliminary programme:

16.00 Welcome, introduction
16:15 Update ManTra (Managing transition to SPMS)
Milan
16:30 Update UMIMS (Understanding MRI in MS)
Christoph
16:45 Update Palliative Care Guideline
Sascha
17:00 Update WEMOMS (motherhood choice decision in MS)
Carolin
17:15 Power@MS
Nicole & Lisa
17:30 Space for others/discussion
17:50 Break
18:00 Presentation of project ideas*
18:30 Discussion on potential projects to work on
18:50 Conclusion and perspective (SIG in-between meeting in…)


* Before the SIG meeting, participants will receive short presentations of project ideas to discuss together.