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Under the High patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia

Academy meeting

Welcome to the IAMMM Scientific Conference in Rovinj, Croatia.
The IAMMM thanks the City of Rovinj for the invitation that enables the cooperation between the J.J. Strossmayer Faculty of Medicine (Osijek), the “Martin Horvat” Hospital (Rovinj) and the IAMMM to organize this yearly 2-day Scientific Conference.
Supported by
the Croatian Ministry of Health.


Since the foundation in 2006 previous Conferences were organized in cooperation with many institutes/universities such as: The German Society of Manual Medicine (Leipzig, 2006), the Czech Society of Manual Medicine (Prague 2008), The Dutch Manual Medicine Society (Amsterdam 2010), Slovak Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine, branch of SLS, together with the Czech Medical Association of J.E. Purkyně Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine (Bratislava 2012), the FEMMO & the Marsman Foundation (Bordeaux 2013), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Manuelle Medizin (DGMM) (Berlin 2014), the department of Anatomy and Manual Therapy of the Vrije Universiteit of Brussels (Brussels 2015) and in 2016 with the department of Anatomy Faculty of Medicine, University of Padua (Padua 2016).


The 2-day Scientific Conference will be held on the 3rd and the 4th of November.
On the 5th of November the Academy will explain to the inhabitants of Rovinj in a presentation of Professor Olavi Airaksinen the importance of musculoskeletal medicine.

The meeting provides for an international discussion platform for educationalists and scientists in the field of musculoskeletal medicine and its related disciplines.

Member meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Academy will take place (for Academy members only) on the 3rd of November.

Open policy of Conference participation
The IAMMM Science Conference is open to all colleagues in M/M Medicine and non-medical related disciplines. Conference participants, who are no Academy member, automatically become Associate member till the end of the year (2017).

Venue and Accommodation

On the 2nd of November buses will transport you
for free from the airports of Ljubljana and Zagreb to Rovinj. Bus departures 14:00 and 20:00. Please inform us at least 14 days in advance.
On the 5th of November will transport you back
for free from Rovinj to the airports of Ljubljana and Zagreb. Please inform us about your departure time.
There are other airports close to Rovinj; Pula and Rijeka (check connection flights for November).


We prebooked Hotel Lone*****, Ul. Luje Adamovića 31, 52210, Rovinj.
t +385 52 800 250
You have the opportunity to book this luxury hotel for €110/p and €120/2p per night
Make the reservation by mailing
Viktor Dvorak (limited rooms).
The rate includes: Bed & breakfast service , use of swimming pool, sauna and fitness center, internet, parking, VAT, resident tax.


Conference room
On the 3rd & the 4th of November 2017 from 08.00-17.00 the Conference will take place in the MMC Multi Media Centre, Trg Brodogradilišta 5, 52210
The meeting is in the centre of Rovinj. The Hotel Lone is on walking distance.

Social Events

  • On the 2nd of November you are invited to the Welcome party from 18:30 till 19:30.
  • The Academy Dinner will be organized on the 3rd of November from 20:00 till 22:30

Scientific Conference Committee

  • Prof. Jacob Patijn, MD, PhD, University Maastricht, Netherlands Chairman
  • Prof. Radivoje Radić, MD, PhD, J.J. Strossmaymer University of Osijek, Croatia Invited member
  • Prof. Olavi Airaksinen, MD, PhD, University East Finland, Finland
  • Prof. Marinko Rade, MSc Orth Med, PhD, J.J. Strossmaymer University of Osijek, Croatia

Final scientific programme

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