Included below is a list of events happening across the country that may be of interest to osteoporosis patients, their family, caregivers, healthcare providers and/or the general public.

Upcoming events

Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis

La Jolla, CA
May 15-18, 2019
Contact: education@nof.org

ISO19

ISO19 offers in-depth educational sessions addressing clinical practice management, current research advancements, education, outreach, and emerging challenges and opportunities. For more information visit https://interdisciplinarysymposiumosteoporosis.org/.

Second World Congress on Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Madrid, Spain
April 22-23, 2019

Focusing on the theme “Advances in the Evaluation and Treatment of Bone Health,” the second World Congress on Osteoporosis and Bone Health includes two full days of expert key note sessions, plenaries, workshops, poster sessions, symposiums, debates and group discussions on bone health with the goal of improving communication and idea sharing among professionals and colleagues. Learn more here.

International Conference on Bone & Musculoskeletal Disorders

Berlin, Germany
May 22-23, 2019

MSD 2019 will give one of a kind picking up, systems administration and vocation building chances to specialists, experts, pharmaceutical resources, advisors, clinicians, understudies, researchers, significant affiliation, social orders, therapeutic schools and other medicinal services experts committed to the testing issues of musculoskeletal issue and treatment. Click here for more information.

Wisconsin Osteoporosis Symposium 

Madison, WI
May 31, 2019

The University of Wisconsin will be holding a one-day Osteoporosis Symposium on the Bare Bones of Osteoporosis Care from 8am-5pm. For more information contact Terese Bailey at terese.bailey@wisc.edu

20th Annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium 

Santa Fe, NM
August 9-10, 2019

The Santa Fe Bone Symposium is an annual forum devoted to advances in the science and economics of osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, and assessment of skeletal health. This meeting is for healthcare providers, scientists, and researchers with a special interest in bone disease and for bone density technologists who seek a high level of knowledge in their field. For more information contact: cdobbins@pmpplanners.net


Safe Movement Techniques to Prevent Spine Fractures Webinar

This 1-hour webinar will explain how certain movements may harm the spine in a person with osteoporosis or low bone density in the spine. Spinal anatomy will be reviewed and spine-saving movement principles will be shared. A SpineFacts wellness message will be provided at the end. Watch the recording today!

How To Exercise Safely With Bone Loss

This 1-hour webinar includes NOF online community volunteer moderator, Susie Hathaway speaking about exercising safely with bone loss. Susie will review the basics of safe movement, describe why exercise is important for those with bone loss and offer exercise examples you can use to start a safe exercise routine. Watch the recording today!


When to Get a Bone Density Test (DXA) and How to Interpret the Results

This 1-hour webinar will provide participants with an understanding of when they should ask their doctor for a bone density test and how to interpret their test results to determine what next steps are needed. It will also provide personal advice from two patients on how to stay active and healthy after being diagnosed with osteoporosis or low bone mass and aims to help new online community members understand how to best navigate the community to find helpful advice and support from their peers. Watch the recording today!

Important Nutrients for Bone Health Webinar

This 1-hour webinar is about the importance of nutrition to building and maintaining strong bones. This webinar is designed to provide a broad overview of nutrition as it relates to bone health.  The intent is to ground the participant in the basic biology and physiology of bone cells and the key role nutrition plays in building and maintaining strong bones throughout the lifespan. Watch the recording here!


Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions about Osteoporosis and Nutrition

Many people are confused by all of the recommendations and guidelines about nutrition and bone health. For example, are calcium and vitamin D safe? What foods or supplements disrupt calcium absorption? At NOF, we hear from patients and healthcare professionals about what the latest evidence shows and what it means so we have provided a one hour webinar to answer those questions. Watch the recording today!

Osteoporosis and Bone Health Town Hall Webinar

 Ten million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from osteoporosis and millions more are at increased risk of having a debilitating or even deadly fracture. Two million broken bones are caused each year by osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) offered a widely attended webinar to Members of Congress, Congressional Staff, industry and more on Monday, July 24 at 12:00 pm ET, on what you need to know about Osteoporosis and Bone Health – Its Impact on Your Constituents, the Healthcare System and the Economy. Watch the recording here!

This 1-hour webinar will explain why people with osteoporosis are at risk for spine fractures. The anatomy of the spine will be reviewed, kyphosis will be discussed, the importance of height measurements and signs and symptoms to report to medical professionals will be discussed. A SpineFacts wellness message will be provided at the end. Watch the recording today!