CNS Day 2019

CNS Day 2019

Paris, France, April 6, 2019


Saturday, April 6th, 09:00-17:30
Palais des Congrès de Paris* (level 3), Place de la Porte Maillot, 275017 Paris

This event is by invitation, for IOF CNS members only

We are pleased to invite IOF’s Committee of National Societies (CNS) members to a dedicated day of workshops and presentations (including coffee breaks, lunch, and closing cocktail) that will provide insight into topics of importance for national advocacy and education. One night’s accommodation (or two for members with CNS booth) will be reimbursed for one member of each attending CNS (limited availability– please reserve asap).

We look forward to a rewarding and enjoyable day, which will provide an opportunity for interactive learning and networking.

CNS member society representative, don’t miss… this opportunity and register here.

*Please note that to enter the congress center you must be registered as a delegate of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2019 Congress - registration is free for the CNS members.


Preliminary Programme



09.00 10.00

Welcome coffee

World Osteoporosis Day - presentation of five best regional campaigns and awards

10:00 11:00

Communications Workshop

  • Implementation of a viral digital campaign 
  • Successful communication campaign in Canada 

11:00 12:00

Nutrition Workshop: Strategies to act on low calcium intake in the population

  • The scope of the problem and implications for bone health
  • The process of developing a country-specific calcium tool: the Chinese example 
  • IOF resources and communications on calcium and bone-healthy nutrition 
  • Introducing IOF Calcium Academy
  • How to boost your calcium intake and to fill the gap in your plate

12:00 13:30

Lunch (reserved for participants only)

13:30 14:30

Workshop: Broken bones, broken lives report

  • CNS activities to empower policy makers locally: the French and Italian example 

14:30 15:15

Workshop: Connecting Patients and Policy Makers

  • IOF Operations to empower Policy Makers

15:15 15:45

Coffee break & CNS Village Booth Award presentation

15:45 17:15

Workshop: Dialogue Patient/ Primary Care Practitioners

Motivational Interview

Conclusion - Take home message  

17:15 18:00

Wine and Cheese Tasting