SCHEDULE - 16 November 2016

08.00 – 09.30 – Registration
09.30 – 10.00 – Introduction – Ministers Address, Host Addresses

10.00 – 11.30
Plenary Session »RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT –BALNEOLOGY«

10.00 – 10.30 – FEMTEC (The World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy), Prof. Dr. Umberto Solimene: Balneology once, today and in the future

10.30 – 10.50 – ESPA (European Spas Association) Importance of International Research on Balneology (speaker to be confirmed)

10.50 – 11.10 – ISMH (International Society of Medical Hydrology and Climatology); (speaker to be confirmed)

11.10 – 11.30 – Refreshing Break

11.30 – 11.50 – Prof. Dr. Zeki Müfit Karagülle, MD, PhD, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine of Istanbul University: Recent Medical Balneology and Spa Therapy Research

11.50 – 12.10 – Suzana Lazarova MD, Medical Center Rogaška: The results of a comprehensive spa treatment at the health resort Rogaška Slatina

12.10 – 12.40 – Dr. Lourdes Mourelle PhD. – Universidad de Vigo: Case study use of peloids in Spain Spas

12.40 – 13.00 – Dr. Lepa Veljanović MD, Terme Wellness Lifeclass, Prof. Dr. Nives Kovač, PhD, National Institute for Biology, Dr. Neli Glavaš PhD,  Soline: Salina mud from Sečovlje Salt pans, composition, characteristic and traditional use

13.00 – 14.00
Panel Session 1 »MEDICAL REHABILITATION«

13.00 – 13.20 – Prof. Dr. Helena Burger, PhD, University Rehabilitation Institute Soča: Modern approach to Rehabilitation

13.20 – 13.40 – Hospital Rehabilitation as introduction to Spa rehabilitation (speakers to be confirmed)

13.40 – 14.00 – Dr. Ticijana Prijon, MD, PhD, Dr. Tomaž Čakš, MD, PhD; ZZZS (Health Insurance
Institute of Slovenia): Analysis of Thermal SPA healing in Slovenia

14.00 – 15.00 – Healthy Lunch

15.00 – 16.40
Panel Session 2 »WELLNESS & MEDICAL TRAVEL/TOURISM IN 21 CENTURY«

15.00 – 15.20 – GWI – Global Wellness Institute: World power of Wellness – a 3,7 Billion Business (speaker to be confirmed)

15.20 – 15.40 – Michael Altewischer – Wellness Hotels & Resorts: What is a demanding Wellness guest looking for

15.40 – 16.00 – Österreichischer Heilbäder- und Kurorteverband – The Austrian success SPA Story (speaker to be confirmed)

16.00 – 16.20 – Dr. Ádám Ruszinkó MD: Medical Traveler or Wellness Traveler– A Hungarian Case study

16.20 – 16.40 – Dr. Jelica Popić PhD.: Wellness Akademija Lovran – Importance of Education in the Wellness Industry

16.40 – 17.00 – Refreshing break

17.00 – 18.20
Panel Session 3 »BEST CASE STUDY EXEPIRIENCE – BCSE«

17.00 – 17.20 – Branko Ravnak, Thermal Spa Terme Zreče: The benefits of diving for handicapped patients in modern Hydrotherapy

17.20 – 17.40 – Dr. Tanja Rauter Pungartnik MD, Sava Medical (title to be confirmed)

17.40 – 18.00 – BCSE – Cardiology – Body Sensors and Electrocardiography
(speaker to be confirmed)

18.00 – 18.20 – BCSE – Neurology – (soeaker and title to be confirmed)

20.00 – 22.00 – Gala Dinner and 60. Anniversary of the Slovenian Spas Association