FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER (MORNING) – PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOPS

SALON A 

Workshop 1. Acupuncture, moderates Giralt I (SP). Workshop Summary
09:00 – 11:00 How different experts treat same joint pain with Acupuncture. Co-organized by SESMI /BMAS Brinkhaus B (DE), Cummings M (UK), Vas J (SP), Tegiacchi T (SP), Daza B (SP), Fernández A (SP)
11:15 – 12:00 Pediatrics in Acupuncture. Martínez E (SP)

SALON B

09:00 – 10:45 Workshop 5. Wellness and healing through the voice and the sound, moderates Esmel N (Tarragona/SP). Kistemaker J (Pontevedra/SP). Workshop Summary
11:00 – 12:45 Workshop 6. Towards a guide for preventing of exposure to endocrine disruptors, moderates Justo P. Olea N (Granada/SP). Workshop Summary

SALON C

09:00 – 10:45 Workshop 4. Gut microbiota and cancer, the importance of lifestyles: Designing a project, moderates  Aleson A (Barcelona/SP). Sanchez C (Madrid/SP) Workshop Summary
11:00 – 12:45 Workshop 7. Miofascial trigger points and laser therapy, moderates  Esmel N (Tarragona/SP). Martín Romero P (Madrid/SP). Laura Planas Ortega. Workshop Summary

12:30 – 14:00 LUNCH ON OWN

FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER (EVENING)

MAIN AUDITORIUM

(14:00-17:00) PLENARY SESSION I: CONGRESS OPENING. RESEARCH. Chair: Giralt, I (Barcelona/SP), Brinkhaus, B (Berlin/DE)
14:00 Musical opening: Kistemaker J (ND)
14:10 Welcome: Authorities

Willich S for ESIM (Berlin/DE)
Menassa A for SESMI (Madrid/SP)
Esmel N President of the Scientific Committee (Tarragona/SP)
Tinao JF co-founder of SESMI (Madrid/SP)
Giralt I congress chair (Barcelona/SP)

14:25 Video greeting: Weil A (Tucson, Arizona/USA)
14:30 Keynote 1 Brinkhaus B (Berlin/DE) Overall situation and future of Integrative Medicine in Germany
14:45 Keynote 2 Kreitzer MJ (Minneapolis/Minnesota/USA) Current situation and research in integrative medicine in the US
15:00 Keynote 3 Rossi E (Tuscany/IT) Integrative Medicine: the Italian situation
15:15 Keynote 4 Prof Avni Sali (Melbourne/AU) Integrative Medicine in Australia: Research and evolution
15:30 Keynote 5 Suzuki K (JP) Present and future of Integrative Medicine in Japan
15:45 Keynote 6 Gascón P (Barcelona/SP) Integrative Medicine: Current scientific progress in Spain
16:15 Delivery of the ESIM / HEEL 2019 prize to the best article of the year 2018

16:30 -17:00 Coffee break in the exhibition area

(17:00-18:30) DISCUSSION on Environmental health: healthy spaces and homes. Chemical contamination. Chair: Abanades S (Barcelona/SP)
17:00 Environmental oncology: A forward-looking approach in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Eres N (Barcelona/SP)
17:20 Do you live in a healthy space? León P (Barcelona/SP)
17:40 Environmental toxins as triggers of multiple pathologies. Muñoz-Calero P (Madrid/SP)
18:00 Resilient and healthy cities. Santana C (Barcelona/SP)
18:20 Human exposure to endocrine disruptors and the consequences for health. Olea N (Granada/SP)

18:40 Presentation of the Book: Notes of Integrative Oncology of the Spanish Society of Health and Integrative Medicine

18:45 – 19:15 POSTER SESSION
19:15 Welcome reception at the Congress venue
19:45 ESIM Annual Meeting

SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER (MORNING)

Morning Activities (7:00 – 8:00)

SALON A

7:00 – 8:00 CHI KONG: García D (Madrid/SP)

SALON B

7:00 – 8:00 Heart Coherence and Meditation: Pellicer MJ (Barcelona/SP)

MAIN AUDITORIUM

(08:30 – 10:00) PLENARY SESSION II: CLINICAL CARE. Chair: Aleson A (Barcelona/SP)
8:30 Integrating acupuncture techniques into the treatment of COPD. Fernández C (Barcelona/SP)
8:45 Aromatherapy for pain management and anxiety during the first stages of labour in a public Spanish hospital. La Rosa C (Tarragona/SP)
9:00 Cultivating wellbeing in our lives and organizations. Kreitzer MJ (Minneapolis/Minnesota/USA)
9:15 Ayurveda to prevent, control and cure chronic diseases. Gramminger H (Colonia/DE)
9:30 Integrative Medicine in a Spanish public hospital. Abadía C (Barcelona/SP)
9:45 Conclusions. Aleson A (Barcelona/SP)
9:55 Presentation 13th ECIM 2020

10:00 -10:30 Coffee break in the exhibition area

10:30 KEYNOTE: Vitamin C and cancer: Towards an integrative pathway of molecular research and clinical practice. Aguilera O (Madrid/SP)
10:55 Questions and remarks

(11:00 – 12:30) PLENARY SESSION III: INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE. Chair: Benno Brinkhaus (Berlin/DE)
11:00 History, evolution and topics of Ayurvedic medicine in Russia. Ragozin B (Moscow/RU)
11:20 The Future of Comprehensive Patient Care. Thangavelu M (Cambrigde/GB)
11:40 Integrative oncology: European and international perspectives. Rossi E (Tuscany/IT)
12:00 Vitamin C from micro to macro essential nutrient: Changing the paradigm. O’byrne A (Cali/CO)
12:20 Questions and remarks

SALON A

10:30 KEYNOTE: Ozonotherapy: New biological effects. Crespo de la Rosa JC (Sevilla/SP)
10:55 Questions and remarks

(11:00 – 12:30) DISCUSSION PANEL. Current and future perspectives of IM for children. Chair: Ripoll R (Barcelona/SP)
11:00 Immunity or the importance of the first thousand days of life. Begara M (Madrid/SP)
11:20 The contribution of CAM to reduce antibiotic use and AMR. Baars E (Driebergen/NL)
11:40 What can reflexology do for children with cancer? Carrasco B (Barcelona/SP)
12:00 Biological Treatments for Autism and PDD. Shaw W (Georgia/USA)
12:20 Questions and remarks

SALON B

10:30 KEYNOTE: Atypical risk factors in cardiovascular disease: early detection is not prevention. Mejía S (Málaga/SP)
10:55 Questions and remarks

(11:00 – 12:00) SYMPOSIUM. Treating stress, anxiety and chronic pain with Integrative Medicine. Chair: Daza B (Madrid/SP)
11:00 Neural Therapy, Vegetative Nervous System and Fascia: broad-spectrum regulatory therapy. Vinyes D (Barcelona/SP)
11:30 Integrative odontology: the mouth’s impact on bioregulation. López M (Girona/SP)

12:00 Ozonotherapy. Schwartz A (Madrid/SP)
12:20 Questions and remarks

SALON C

(10:30 – 12:30) ROUND TABLE: Woman and integrative health. Chair: Esteve E (Barcelona/SP)
10:30  Integrative approach to premenstrual syndrome. Menassa A (Madrid/SP)
10:45 Fertility and acupuncture. Carvajal G (Barcelona/SP) and Giralt I (Barcelona/SP)
11:00 Reflexology and assisted reproduction. Vives C (Tarragona/SP)
11:15 Micronutrients and their effect on fertility. Salgado C (Madrid/SP)
11:30 After obstetric violence: The integration of the agency. Brigidi S (Girona/SP)
11:45 Non-conventional therapies in women with breast cancer and their relation with conventional therapies. Santoro V (Barcelona/SP)
12:20 Discussion

SALON D / E

(10:30 – 13:30) Oral abstract presentations

12:30 – 13:30 POSTER SESSION
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch in the exhibition area / SESMI General Assembly

SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER (EVENING)

MAIN AUDITORIUM

(15:00 – 16:30) ROUND TABLE. Advances and care in integrative oncology. Chair: Montoro A (Valencia/SP)
15:00 Scientific evidence from meta-analysis and systematic reviews of complementary therapies in oncology. Abanades S (Barcelona/SP)
15:20 Comprehensive management of cancer patients. Espinosa J (Ciudad Real/SP)
15:40Make Love Not War: An integral vision of cancer. Álvaro T (Tarragona/SP)
16:00 How can we “integrate” an “Integrative Oncology” Division into a Hospital? Gascón P (Barcelona/SP)
16:20 Questions and remarks

16:30 -17:00 Coffee break in the exhibition area

(17:00 – 18:30) PLENARY SESSION IV: BIOLOGICAL PRACTICE. RESILIENCE OF THE INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA: IMPACT ON HEALTH AND DISEASE. Chair: Mejía S (Málaga/SP)
17:00 Controversy around the use of oral and tropical radioprotectors in medical treatment using ionizing radiation: from basic research to clinical practice. Montoro A Valencia (SP)
17:20 The efficacy of micro-immunotherapy as a low-dose therapy. Rigau J (Tarragona/SP)
17:40 Microbiota and the immune system. De la Puerta L (Madrid/SP)
18:00 Toxic chemicals and their effects on health. Shaw W (Georgia/USA)
18:20 Questions and remarks

SALON A

(15:00 – 16:30) Integrative experiences in the elderly. Educational needs in IM. Ethical issues.
15:00 Complementary Therapies in Iceland nursing homes. Gunnarsdóttir TJ (Reikiavic/IS)
15:20 Educational needs in IM (Symposium Conclusions). Ricomà R (Tarragona/SP)
15:40 Ethical issues in IM. Jiménez-Herrera M (Tarragona/SP)
16:00 Ethics in IM. Espinosa J (Ciudad Real/SP)
16:20 Questions and remarks

16:30 -17:00 Coffee break in the exhibition area

(17:00 – 18:30) ROUND TABLE. Acupuncture techniques in pain management, some examples. Chair: Giralt I (Barcelona/SP)
Use of acupuncture in a pain unit. A review of over 10 years of practice. Mata J (Illes Balears/SP)
Auriculopuncture: Treatment of lumbar and pelvic pain in pregnant women. Vas J (Sevilla/SP)
Research into atopic dermatitis and allergic rhinitis. Brinkhaus B (Berlin / DE)
A new research direction from the Asia. Cummings M (London/UK)
18:20 Questions and remarks

SALON B

(15:00 – 16:30) SYMPOSIUM. Homeopathy: research and current status. Chair: Díaz C (Madrid/SP)
20 years of integration of homeopathy in the Public Health System of the Region of Tuscany and the experience of the Homeopathic Clinic of the Hospital of Lucca (Italy). Rossi E (Tuscany/IT)
Research lines in homeopathy: where do we come from and where are we going? Díaz G (Madrid/SP)
Practice of homeopathy in France. Integration experience at the hospital level. López Y(Paris/FR)

16:30 -17:00 Coffee break in the exhibition area

(17:00 – 18:30) Phytotherapy. Antiaging. Cell lines.
Phytotherapy: relevance of quality on safety and efficacy. Cañigueral S. (Barcelona/SP)
Immediate survival versus healthy longevity. Salgado C (Madrid/SP)
New perspectives in the use of Omega-3 in cancer treatment; membrane remodelling and inflammation resolution. Domingo JC (Barcelona/SP)
18:20 Questions and remarks

SALON C

(15:00 – 16:30) Oral Presentations

16:30 -17:00 Coffee break in the exhibition area

(17:00 – 18:30) Chair Abanades S (Barcelona/SP)
The importance of anamnesis in Lyme Disease and coinfections: fundamental aspects and challenges that we face. Navarro C (Madrid/SP)
Lyme as a multi-systemic disease.  Setting up a complete functional Lyme protocol. De Sedeleer P (BG)
Modern testing for Lyme and coinfections. Dr. Schwarbach A (Augsburg/DE)
18:20 Questions and remarks

SALON D / E

(15:00 – 19:15) Oral Presentations

18:30 – 19:15 POSTER SESSION
21:00 SOCIAL EVENING
CONGRESS DINNER. Restaurant Patrón, Barcelona

SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER

Morning Activities (7:15 – 8:15)

SALON A

07:15 – 08:15 Dynamic meditation of the hearth chakra. Rodríguez P (Alicante/SP)

SALON B

07:15 – 08:15 Awakening of body and soul. Soler C (Barcelona/SP)

MAIN AUDITORIUM

(08:45 – 10:30)  PLENARY SESSION V. COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES AND INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: THE ESSENCE OF GLOBALITY. Chair: Masllorens L (Barcelona/SP)
08:45 Spirit level in osteopathic practice. Yurievich Yarjo K (Vigo/SP)
09:00 The potential and influence of music on health. Jauset JA (Barcelona/SP)
09:15 Comprehensive approach to health through holistic kinesiology. Amezága MA (Roquetes, Tarragona/SP)
09:30 Sound and the voice in IM. Kistemaker J (NL)
09:45 Effects of Chi Kong on health. Garcia D (Madrid/SP)
10:00 Reiki as a Complementary Therapy. Fernández- Cervilla AB
(Barcelona/SP)
10:15 Questions and remarks

10:30 MEDICAL GEOLOGY. Contributions / perspectives from Medical Geology. Gimenez-Forcada E (Castellón/ SP)

11:00 -11:30 Coffee Break in the exhibition area

(11:30 – 12:30) The future in Integrative Health
11:30 Art in the hospital of the future. Willich S (Berlin/DE)
11:50 Integrative medicine approaches to treatment in psychiatry. Šendula-Jengić, V (Rijeka / HR)
12:20 Questions and remarks

12:30 Presentation by the Observatory of Integrative Medicine

12:35 Act of collaboration between SESMI and the Japanese Society of Integrative Medicine

12:45 INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION. Integrating the IM to the Health System. Rossi E (Tuscany/IT)Willich S (Berlin/DE), Mugarra I (Pamplona/SP), Duran JC, Gordillo C and Kreitzer MJ (Minneapolis/Minnesota/USA)

13:45 Award ceremony for the best communications and posters

13:50 Award ceremony. The Tulip Award, Early Researcher Award for Integrative Medicine 2018. The ERAIM Award.
European Journal of Integrative Medicine Early Researcher Award for Integrative Medicine 2018.
Presentation of the next European Congress of Integrative Medicine – London 2020.

14:00 Closing Ceremony

SALON A

(9:30 – 11:00) ROUND TABLE. New strategies in IM
09:30 Influences of medicinal mushrooms on immune system functioning: how they can help us. Pellicer C (Barcelona/SP)
09:50 HORMESIS: Strategic interventions for restoring the stress axis. De la Serna D (Madrid/SP)
10:10  Inflammation NOT resolved: the background of chronic degenerative pathology. O’Byrne A (Cali/CO)
10:30 Neuroinflammation: Anxiety, stress and chronic pain. Verdaguer X (Barcelona/SP)

11:00 -11:30 Coffee Break in the exhibition area

(11:30 – 12:30) Ayurveda symposium.
Gramminger H ( Colonia/DE), Ragozin B (Moscow/RU) and Thangavelu M (Cambridge/GB)

SALON B

(9:30 – 11:00) MASTERCLASS
How to Get Published Inside tips from the Editors in Chief and Publisher of three international journals. Kemper K, Robinson N, Prada V

11:00 -11:30 Coffee Break in the exhibition area

(11:30 – 12:30) Posturology in Integrative health
Contribution of Posturology in the treatment of chronic rachialgias. Villenueve P (París/FR)