The International Osteopathy Therapy Conference

The IOTC is the North American edition of the International Congress of Osteopathy (CIOST). CIOST has been established for over ten years and has developed into a world forum for the exchange and introduction of the most up to date scientific and objective aspects of Osteopathy. For the first time in its history this informative educational event is being held in English.

IOTC (CIOST) brings to participants the newest and most current events and developments within the framework of worldwide Osteopathy. This is presented with great dynamism,vigour and sincerity; it also provides the necessary element of relaxation. IOTC is an event that takes place in countries where the Escuela de Osteopatía de Madrid has branches, the Canadian Institute of Osteopathic Therapy is tremendously proud to host the event in 2020

With over 10 years of experience the International Osteopathy Therapy Conference is fully abreast of the scientific advances in osteopathy, IOTC  brings together in a three-day event a team of renowned speakers and a distinguished scientific committee, prepared to evaluate and present the most important and most recent advances in Osteopathy.

The science of osteopathy continually develops and improves; IOTC attendees will learn through stimulating lectures and synergistic workshops how to safely introduce and implement the newest innovations in their own practice of osteopathy. They will leave with practical knowledge and the requisite confidence to employ these ideas, methods and techniques.

IOTC provides you with a wonderful and unique opportunity to add relevant knowledge to your vocation, tofind and develop friendships. It does this in a convivial and enjoyable environment.

Sign up and  join with a group of preeminent innovative presenters, who are fully conversant with everything that is new in osteopathy and in the health area.

Don’t miss this marvelous opportunity to participate!

Past Conferences

  • 2009 – Campinas / Brazil
  • 2010 – Buenos Aires / Argentina
  • 2011 – São Paulo / Brazil
  • 2012 – Porto / Portugal
  • 2013 – Foz do Iguaçu / Brazil
  • 2017 – Campinas / Brazil
  • 2018 – Buenos Aires / Argentina
  • 2019 – Campinas / Brazil



Friday, June 12, 2020:
At CIOT office (Canadian Institute of Osteopathic Therapy) 757 57 Ave NE, Calgary AB T2E 8W6)


2:30-4:30pm: Infantile Colic
Ignacio Diaz Cerrato, D.O. (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Spain)

4:30 – 6:30pm: Osteopathic Treatment of Foot Sprains
Jaime Camarasa, D.O. (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Spain)

Saturday, June 13, 2020

At Marriot Hotel

8:30-9:00am  Opening Celebration

9:00am – 9.45am: Differential Diagnosis in Osteopathy
Dr. Francois Ricard D.O., Ph.D. (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Spain)

9:45am – 10:30am: Infantile Colic
Ignacio Diaz Cerrato, D.O. (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Spain)

Break 10:30am – 11am

11am – 11:45am The Osteopathic Approachto Chronic Pain
Rogerio Queiroz, D.O. (Madrid Osteopathy School – Brazil)

11:45am – 12:30pm Challenges, responsibilities and opportunities in the modern practice of osteopathy
Brian F. Degenhardt, D.O

12:30pm – 1:00pm Round Table

1:00pm – 2:30pm – Lunch

 Lumbar Disc Prolapse Osteopathic Treatment

Dr. Francois Ricard D.O., Ph.D. (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Spain)

3:15pm – 4:00pm: How to Understand My Patient Even Though I am Notan
Osteopathy Yet

Dr. Fellipe Amatuzzi, D.O., PhD

(Madrid School of Osteopathy – Brazil)

4:00 – 4:30 Round Table

Practical Demonstrations

4:30pm – 5:30pm Structural Osteopathic Technique: Why?
Dr. Francois Ricard, DO, PhD (France)

5:30 – 6:30pm Osteopathic Treatment of the Neurovegatative System: Its Role on the Distribution of Energy and Visceral Implications

Jaime Camarasa, D.O (Spain)

Saturday Night – Cocktails 7:00pm

Sunday, June 14, 2020:

9am – 9:45am: Mind, body, spirit: 21st Century perspectives on the Pillars of Osteopathy
Brian F. Degenhardt, D.O

9:45am – 10:30am: How to Know the Autonomic Nervous Systemis One of the Keysto Understanding Osteopathy.
Dr. Fellipe Amatuzzi, D.O., PhD (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Brazil)

Break 10:30am – 11:00am

11:00am – 11:45am: Gynaecology and Women’s Health: The Osteopathic Approach
Jaime Camarasa, D.O. (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Spain)

11:45am – 12:30pm –Dr.A.T. Still and the History of our great profession – Osteopathy. 

JasonHaxton, D.O( AT Still University- USA)

12:30pm – 1:00pm – Round Table

1:00pm – 2:30pm: Lunch

Practical Demonstrations:

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Headaches: An Osteopathic Perspective. A Clinical Case
Ignacio Diaz Cerrato, D.O. (Madrid School of Osteopathy – Spain)

3:30pm – 4:30pm: Bio mechanical or Metabolic Problems? How to Evaluate the Autonomic Nervous Condition
Rogerio Queiroz, D.O. (Madrid Osteopathy School – Brazil)


Early Bird Special

$276.00 (CAD)

book before March 15th, 2020

20% off for students

$345.00 (CAD) for the weekend


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