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Annual Meetings

September 24 (Sat.), 2016

Grand Intercontinental Hotel Seoul Parnas, Orchid Room 2F
10:00 Registration
11:30~12:50 Luncheon and Moderated Poster Tour
12:50~13:10 Jong Choon Park (Korea), Jin Won Jeong (Korea)
"Satellite Symposium I"
12:50~13:10 Seung Jin Lee(Korea)
"Update    to hypertensive patient treatment with metabolic syndrome (K-MetS study result)"
13:10~13:30 Jeong Bae Park (Korea)
"Opening Remark and Welcome Address"
13:30~14:00 Young Moo Ro (Korea)
"Opening Lecture"
Stephane Laurent (France)
"Defining vascular aging: From bench to bedside"
14:00~15:30 Chen-Huan Chen (Taiwan), Jong-won Ha (Korea)
"POA Featured Scholar Invited Lecture"
14:00~14:15 Audrey Adji (Australia)
"Radial or Brachial Tonometry :The Debate Continues"
14:15~14:30 Akio Ishida (Japan)
"A new interpretation of ankle-brachial index"
14:30~14:45 Chang-Hoon Woo (Korea)
"PAR-1 is a novel mechanosensor for blood flow"
14:45~15:00 Qi-Fang Huang (China)
"Advanced glycation end products and arterial stiffness"
15:00~15:15 Lian-Yu Lin (Taiwan)
"Metabolic risks, white matter hyperintensities, and arterial stiffness in high-functioning healthy adults"
15:15~15:30 Prin Vathesatogkit (Thailand)
"Hypertension and arterial stiffness: do we know everything?"
15:30~16:00 Coffee Break and Moderated Poster Tour
16:00~17:10 Stephane Laurent (France), Kee-sik Kim (Korea)
"Vascular Aging: A to Z"
16:00~16:20 Hae-Young Lee (Korea)
"Molecular mechanism of vascular aging: implications for cardiovascular disease"
16:20~16:40 Yukihito Higashi (Japan)
"Endothelial dysfunction and hypertension in aging"
16:40~17:00 Michael F O'Rourke (Australia)
"Vascular aging: potential for pharmacological intervention"
17:00~17:10 Discussion
17:10~18:30 Namsik Chung (Korea), Michael F O'Rourke (Australia)
"Satellite Symposium II"
17:10~17:30 Julio A Chirinos (USA)
"Recent Guidelines Related to Arterial Stiffness and Pulsatile Hemodynamics in the US"
17:30~17:50 Charalambos Vlachopoulous (Greece)
"Clinical application of non-invasive assessment of vascular damage: current status and future perspectives"
17:50~18:30 Seung-Jae Joo (Korea), Garry Mitchel (USA), James Sharman (Australia), Hae-Young Lee (Korea)
Yan Li (China), Hirofumi Tomiyama (Japan)
18:30 (at Chrysanthemum)
"Welcome Reception and Poster Tour"


September 25 (Sun.), 2016

Grand Intercontinental Hotel Seoul Parnas, Orchid Room 2F
08:30~09:30 Moo Yong Lee (Korea), Ernst R Rietzschel (Belgium)
Oral Sessions (competitive)
08:00~08:15 Lu Song (China)
"The correlation study of blood pressure trajectories and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity"
08:15~08:30 Masato Kajikawa (Japan)
"Impact of triglycerides as residual risk for cardiovascular events on endothelial function: FMD-Japan registry"/td>
08:30~08:45 Lawrence Olatunji (Nigeria)
"Combined oral contraceptive induces hypertension and is accompanied by endothelial dysfunction and upregulated intrarenal angiotensin II type 1 receptort"
08:45~09:00 Yuki Imaizumi (Japan)
"Sarcopenia is independently associated with arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus"
09:00~09:15 Alberto Avolio (Australia)
"Amyloid precursor protein processing and inflammatory markers are modulated by pulsatile stretchof human cerebral endothelial cells"
09:15~09:30 Dean Picone (Australia)
"Longitudinal changes in aortic reservoir function independently predict declining renal function among healthy individuals."
09:30~10:30 Alberto Avolio (Australia), Jeong Bae Park(Korea)
"invited lecture"
09:30~10:00 Ernst Rietzschel (Belgium)
"Telomere and vascular aging"
10:00~10:30 Salim Yusuf (Canada)
"HOPE 3 gives HOPE!"
10:30~11:00 Coffee Break and Moderated Poster Tour
11:00~12:30 Ki-Cheol Sung (Korea), Garry Mitchel (USA)
"Assessment of Vascular Aging and Atherosclerosis"
11:00~11:20 Tien Wong (Singapore)
"Retinal arteriolar structure as a maker of vascular health"
11:20~11:40 Hao-min Cheng (Taiwan)
"Reservoir-wave analysis for measuring vascular aging"
11:40~12:00 Sung Ha Park (Korea)
"Morning Hypertension and its association with arterial stiffness"
12:00~12:20 Giovanni Veronesi (Italy)
"Using epidemiologic data to assess vascular risk"
12:10~12:30 Discussion
12:30~13:20 Jang Young Kim (Korea), Hao-min Cheng (Taiwan)
"Satellite Symposium III"
12:30~13:00 Eun Seok Kang (Korea)
"Scientific Platform Regarding Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Cardiovascular complication"
13:00~13:20 Toru Miyoshi (Japan)
Assessment of arterial stiffness using the cardio-ankle vascular index
13:20~14:00 Luncheon and Moderated Poster Tour
14:00~15:30 Giovanni Veronesi (Italy), Dong Ju Choi (Korea)
"Multidisciplinary Approach for Vascular Aging"
14:00~14:20 Eun-Jung Rhee (Korea)
"Sarcopenia, osteoporosis and coronary artery calcification"
14:20~14:40 Sarah Wild (UK)
"NAFLD: the triangular relationship with type 2 - diabetes and cardiovascular disease"
14:40~15:00 Sadayoshi Ito (Japan)
"Renal dysfunction caused by aortic stiffening"
15:00~15:20 Yuichiro Yano (USA)
"Cognitive dysfunction and vascular aging"
15:20~15:30 Discussion
15:30~16:00 Coffee Break and Moderated Poster Tour
16:00~17:00 Zhu Dingliang (China), Hyeon Chang Kim (Korea)
Vascular Health and Exercise
16:00~16:20 Bo Fernhall (USA)
The effect of inflammation on arterial function: Impact of age, exercise and physical activity
16:20~16:40 Sae Young Jae (Korea)
Do your arteries get old as your fitness declines?
16:40~17:00 Arno Schmidt-Trucksass(Switzerland)
Physical activity and arterial health ? does age matter?
17:00~17:30 Byung-Hee Oh (Korea)
Lifetime Achievement Award Lecture
Ernesto L Schiffrin (Canada)
Inflammation and immunity: role in vascular disease
17:30~18:00 POA Award and Closing


September 26 (Mon.), 2016

Coex Convention Center, GBR 105
14:00~15:30 POA - ISH Joint Symposium: Debate on Controversies
  Toshiro Fujita (Japan), Jiguang Wang (China)
"Debate Topics I: Controversies in Dietary Salt and Vascular Mortality?"
14:00~14:15 Francesco Cappuccio (UK)
"Moderate dietary salt reduction in populations"
14:15~14:30 Yuhei Kawano (Japan)
"Direct vs indirect link between sodium intake and vascular disease"
14:30~14:45 Discussion
  Sung Ha Park (Korea), Alberto Avolio (Australia)
"Debate Topics II: Which Vascular Measures Predict Risk, Above and Beyond Standard Risk Factors"
14:45~15:00 Gary F Mitchell (USA)
"Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity is the best biomechanical marker for risk prediction"
15:00~15:15 Chen-Huan Chen (Taiwan)
"Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity is not the best biomechanical marker for risk prediction"
15:15~15:30 Discussion
15:30~16:00 Coffee Break
16:00~17:30 Suzanne Oparil (USA), Young Moo Ro (Korea)
Invited Lectures
16:00~16:20 Anna Dominiczak (UK)
"Genetic basis of blood pressure and hypertension"
16:20~16:40 Rhian M Touyz (UK)
"Small vessel disease and hypertension ? molecular mechanisms and clinical implications"
16:40~17:00 Alberto Avolio (Australia)
"Atherogenic vascular stiffness and hypertension: cause or effect?"
17:00~17:20 Jeong Bae Park (Korea)
"Blood pressure behaviors approach for hypertension management"
17:20~17:30 Discussion
17:30~17:40 Closing Remark