Exhibition opening hours

7 October 09.00–18.00

8 October 09.00–18.00

Full ticket to the exhibition - 3 € (in the ticket office of the Exhibition Centre)

In order to register for participation in conferences, interested parties must contact the relevant association or society.

Entrance ticket valid for one-off visit on any exhibition day.

Parking place - 3 €

Safety measures


Prerequisites for attending the exhibition held on green safety mode



Only participants that have recovered from Covid-19 or have been vaccinated and have a valid EU interoperable certificate will be admitted upon presenting their QR code and passport or ID card.

Applies to both children and adults!

To attend the green mode exhibition:


You have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or had and recovered from Covid-19 during the last 6 months.


Download on your smartphone or print out your digital Covid-19 certificate or QR code from:


Before going to the exhibition, verify the validity of your Covid-19 certificate and compliance with the requirements of the green level of safety on your smartphone in the site:


If you come to the exhibition from another country, make sure that your country has joined the European Digital Covid-19 Certificate Gateway and that the certificate is interoperable with the EU. Check it on the European Commission website:


Carry your personal identification document a passport or ID card with you. When presenting the certificate, you must also present your passport or identity card.


If you feel cold symptoms on the exhibition day, be responsible – stay home!


These rules are based on the current epidemiological safety requirements in the country:

Benefits of the green safety mode:


No distancing must be observed

No face masks must be worn

No restrictions on the number of participants and visitors

No opening hours restrictions

No restrictions on tasting sessions, presentations, conferences and other activities

No catering restrictions




Events programme 2021

October 7, Thursday

9.00-10.00

Registration

10.00-10.10

Opening of the Conference
Dace Ķikute, President of the Pharmacists’ Society of Latvia

10.10-10.40

Information by the Ministry of Health on current developments in pharmacy
Lecturer: Inese Kaupere, Director of the Pharmacy Department of the Ministry of Health

10.40-10.50

Information from pharmaceutical manufacturers

10.50-11.35

The World from the Point of View of a Virus
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Raimonds Sīmanis

11.35-11.45

Information from pharmaceutical manufacturers

11.45-12.30

Coffee break

12.30-12.40

Information from pharmaceutical manufacturers

12.40-13.25

“Side Effect - Thrombosis, is it Only Relevant during Vaccination?”
Lecturer: Dr Pharm. Inga Urtāne

13.25-13.35

Information from pharmaceutical manufacturers

13.35-14.00

Pharmaceutical Care for Oncology Patients under Conditions of Covid-19
Lecturer: Svetlana Griškjane, Head of the Oncology Pharmacists Section of the Pharmacists’ Society of Latvia

14.00-15.00

Discussion “Image of a Pharmacist in Society”

15.00

Issuing of certificates

10.00-10.20

Registration of participants

10.20-10.50

Challenges for the Health Care System Today and in the Future. Opportunities, Solutions
Daniels Pavļuts, Minister for Health

10.50-11.10

Discussions, questions and answers
Moderator: Ināra Pētersone

11.10-12.10

Challenges for the Health Care System from the Point of View of an Employee
Māris Rēvalds, Chairman of the Board of VADDA; Jevgēņijs Kalējs, Chairman of the Board of the Latvian Hospital Association

12.10-12.30

Discussions, questions and answers
Moderator: Ināra Pētersone

12.30-13.00

Coffee break

13.00-13.30

What is Fair Competition in Health Care? Description of the Situation. Measures to be Implemented to Promote Fair Competition in Healthcare
Juris Gaiķis, Chairman of the Competition Council

13.30-13.50

Discussions, questions and answers
Moderator: Ināra Pētersone

13.50-14.20

Problems and Solutions for the Training of Specialists Employed in Health Care
Ilze Grope, Dean of the Faculty of Residency at Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU), Professor of the Department of Paediatrics

14.20-14.50

Solutions Offered by the Ministry of Health in the Training of Health Care Specialists
Kristīne Kļaviņa, Head of the Human Resources Development Division of the Ministry of Health

14.50-15.10

Discussions, questions and answers
Moderator: Ināra Pētersone

15.10-15.30

Tariffs for Health Care Services Paid from the State Budget,
Impact thereof on the Health Care System as a Whole. What Reforms are Needed?

Daiga Behmane, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare at Rīga Stradiņš University

15.30-15.50

The vision of the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service Regarding the Revision of Health Care Service Tariffs in Accordance with the Actual Costs
Āris Kasparāns, Director of the National Health Service

15.50-16.10

Discussions, questions and answers
Moderator: Ināra Pētersone

16.10

Closing

From 9.00

Registration

10.00-10.15

Opening of the Conference
A. Paeglītis, President of the LAS; Prof. U. Soboļeva, Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU)

10.15-11.00

Factors Affecting the Long-term Results of Dental Prosthetics, the Most Typical Mistakes
Lecturer: Prof. Una Soboļeva, Head of the Department of Dental Prosthetics, the Institute of Dentistry, RSU

11.00-12.00

The Link between Prosthetics and Periodontology in Different Aspects
Lecturer: Dr Elīna Blūma, Prosthetist at the Institute of Dentistry, RSU

12.00-13.00

Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth. Devital Tooth vs. an Implant - Evaluation in Treatment Planning
Lecturer: Doc. Linards Grieznis, Prosthetist at the Institute of Dentistry, RSU

13.00-13.30

Break

13.30-14.30

Osteoporosis in Dentistry
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Anda Slaidiņa, the Institute of Dentistry, RSU, dental prosthetist

14.30-15.30

Impressions in Dental Prosthetics: what an Impression is in the Production of Dentures, Materials and Techniques for Different Clinical Situations, Choice between Analogue and Digital Impressions
Lecturer: Dr Baiba Spriņģe, Prosthetist at the Institute of Dentistry, RSU

15.30-16.30

Ceramic Crowns and Bridge Prostheses in Dental Prosthetics: Modern Ceramic Materials, Biomechanical and Aesthetic Considerations of Tooth Grinding for Crowns of Different Materials, Crown Cementation – Conventional or Adhesive
Lecturer: Dr Baiba Spriņģe, Prosthetist at the Institute of Dentistry, RSU

16.30-17.00

Questions, discussions, conclusion

From 13.00

Registration

14.00-14.05

Opening of the Conference
Ilze Aizsilniece, general practitioner

14.05-14.35

Practical Importance of Neurography
Maksims Timčenko, neurologist

14.35-15.15

Electromyography and Indications thereof
Dr Med. Viktorija Ķēniņa, neurologist

15.15-15.45

Guidelines for the Use of Electroencephalography
Santa Ašmane, neurologist

15.45-16.00

Break

16.00-16.30

Neurophysiological examinations (QST/QSART/neurometry) for the Diagnostics of Fine Fibre Polyneuropathy
Dmitrijs Glazunovs, neurologist; Prof. Guntis Karelis, neurologist

16.30-17.00

Ultrasonography and Peripheral Nerve Diseases
Prof. Guntis Karelis, neurologist

17.00-17.30

Examinations of Sleep in Clinical Practice
Madara Mičule, neurologist, sleep specialist; Marta Celmiņa, paediatrician, sleep specialist

From 9.00

Registration of participants

10.00-10.10

Opening of the Conference
Ilze Ortveina, Head of the Union of Surgical Nurses

10.10-10.40

Perioperative Care for Lung Cancer Patients
Anda Vanaga, surgical nurse, Riga East Clinical University Hospital (RAKUS)

10.40-11.10

Cancer Stigma as an Inhibitor of Early Diagnosis and Treatment
Ilona Baikova

11.10-11.40

Treatment Options for Melanoma Patients in Latvia
Sigita Hasnere, oncologist, Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital (PSKUS)

11.40-12.10

The role of a Nurse in the Perioperative Care of Oncology Patients in Reconstructive Surgery and Microsurgery
Kristīna Nefjedova, surgical nurse, RAKUS

12.10-12.40

Reconstructive Surgeries for Mandibular Tumour
Dr Jānis Zariņš, micro-surgeon, RAKUS

12.40-13.10

Care for Head and Neck Oncology Patients in the Pre-surgical and Post-surgical Period
Doc. Anna Ivanova, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, PSKUS

13.10-13.40

Radiation Therapy Options in the Treatment of Oncological Diseases
Dr Līna Lazdiņa, radiologist-therapist, third-year resident

13.40-14.10

Cooperation Between the Operations Unit and the Tool Processing Department
Inga Buša, Hospital of Traumatology and Orthopaedics (TOS)

14.10-14.40

Breast Surgery
Assoc. Prof. Arvīds Irmejs

14.40-15.00

Closing. Discussions

From 9.30

Registration

10.00-10.05

Opening of the Conference
Ilze Aizsilniece, general practitioner

10.05-10.35

Integrative Model in Medicine. Nine Basic Health Factors
Ilze Aizsilniece, general practitioner, Dr Med. Juris Batņa, Chairman of the Latvian Balint Association, First Chairman of the Latvian Association of Psychotherapists

10.35-10.45

Break

10.45-12.15

Balint Group Demonstration
Aija Cirša, general practitioner; Dr Med. Juris Batņa, Chairman of the Latvian Balint Association, First Chairman of the Latvian Association of Psychotherapists

12.15-12.30

Discussion

12.15-12.30

Discussion

12.30-13.00

Coffee break

12.30-13.00

Balint Groups – a Proven Remedy for the Prevention of Occupational Burnout Syndrome of Medical Practitioners
Aija Cirša, general practitioner; Dr Med. Juris Batņa, Chairman of the Latvian Balint Association, First Chairman of the Latvian Association of Psychotherapists

October 8, Fridday

9.00-10.00

Anhedonia and Occupational Burnout Syndrome. How to Deal with It?
Lecturer: Dr Māris Belte

10.00-11.00

Migraine. How to Deal with It? How to Get on With It at Work?
Lecturer: Dr Aija Freimane

11.00-12.00

The ABC of Medicinal Equipment Sterilisation and Pretreatment
Lecturer: Gints Cīrulis

12.00-13.00

Lunch

13.00-14.00

The ABC of Medicinal Equipment Sterilisation and Pretreatment
Lecturer: Gints Cīrulis

14.00-14.15

Distributor

14.15-15.15

Let’s Think Together: Pacifiers – Arguments For and Against
Lecturer: Dr Līga Timmermane-Caunīte

From 9.00

Registration

10.00-12.00

Opening of the Conference
Andis Paeglītis, President of the Latvian Dental Association

Presentation of the K. Barons Award to the Laureates of 2020

Meeting on the Work Done by the Latvian Dental Association in 2020

Reports on the work of the Latvian Dental Association will be presented by A. Paeglītis, V. Šiliņa, E. Vinogradova, and I. Delle.
Report of the Audit Commission on the financial report of 2020

12.00-13.00

Break

13.00-13.50

Efficient Root Canal Treatment and Minimally Invasive Endodontics. Application of the WaveOne Gold and TruNatomy Systems
Lecturer: Dr A. Mindere, Riga Stradiņš University Institute of Stomatology. Sponsored by: “Dentsply Sirona”

The concept of minimally invasive endodontics. Selection of cases in general dentistry. Initial dissection of canals without losing working time. Dissection of root canals with the WaveOne Gold system. Dissection of root canals with the TruNatomy system.

14.00-14.45

Characteristics of Universal Bonds. The Possibilities of Gluma Universal Bond
Lecturer: Dr Irēna Delle, Clinical Representative of “Kulzer Nordic AB”

What are the procedures of use with a universal bond – adhesion to tooth tissue with composite, repair of existing composite sealants, cermets, and pressed ceramics. When to use a ceramic primer.

15.00-15.45

Innovations in Cementation – G-Cem ONE Fixation Cement – a Universal Solution for All Cementation Work, Suitable for All Restorations and Any Clinical Situation
Lecturer: Dr Ieva Jeļisejeva, Clinical Consultant at “GC Nordic”

G-CEM ONE is the latest universal cement that can be used with or without a primer on all dental substrates. Its adhesion intensifying primer with contact solidification technology ensures instant adhesion to the tooth’s surface, prevents the forming of gaps in the critically important surface between the tooth and the cement and allows one to instantly obtain high-level initial adhesion.

15.45-16.00

Endodontics Tools from “Soco”
Lecturer: Polina Goldberga

16.00-16.50

The NEW CanalPro™ Jeni Endo Motor. Digital Assistance System for the Dissection of Canals
Lecturer: Kȩstutis Leonas Noreika, “Coltène” Representative in the Baltics (lecture in Russian)

A new, autonomous assistance/help system for canal dissection. An entirely new concept with the new patented and modern CanalPro™ Jeni endo motor. It makes the dissection of canals a lot safer, efficient and unbelievably simple. The system is integrated from the Coltene and MicroMega endodontics products. Expands the range of endodontics products.

17.00-17.50

A Physiotherapist’s Perspective on Ergonomic Methods in the Treatment/Prevention of Health Problems Caused by Forced Postures
Lecturer: Mg. Sc. Sal. Rasa Gaidlazda, Certified Physiotherapist, Ergonomics Specialist

From 11.00

Registration

12.00-12.05

Opening of the Conference

12.05-12.40

Topical Issues in Hepatobiliary Endoscopy
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Aldis Puķītis, Gastroenterologist, Internist

12.40-13.15

Novelties in Upper Endoscopy
Lecturer: Eduards Krustiņš, Gastroenterologist, Internist

13.15-13.50

Chromoendoscopy Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Lecturer: Prof. Juris Pokrotnieks, Gastroenterologist, Internist

13.50-14.25

Coffee break

14.25-15.00

Topical Issues in Colonoscopy
Lecturer: Poļina Zaļizko, Gastroenterologist, Internist

15.00-15.35

When to Use Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Maija Radziņa, Radiologist

15.35-16.10

What Can We Expect from Positrons in Diagnostics?
Lecturer: Marika Kalniņa, Radiologist

16.10-16.40

Coffee break

16.40-17.15

Principles of Prophylactic and Diagnostic Examination of Breasts
Lecturer: Ilze Enģele, Radiologist

17.15-17.50

Peripheral Arterial Disease and New Possibilities for Its Minimally Invasive Treatment
Lecturer: Aina Kratovska, Radiologist, Interventional Radiologist

17.50-18.25

Peculiarities of Radiological Findings in the Acute Period of COVID-19 and After the Illness
Lecturer: Dāvis Sīmanis Putriņš, Radiologist

18.30-19.00

Discussions

* The programme is subject to change.

In accordance with Cabinet Regulation No. 943 “Procedures for Certification of Medical Practitioners”, 12 further education points shall be awarded to medical practitioners for taking part in the conference.

From 9.00

Registration

10.00-10.10

Opening of the Conference

10.10-10.50

Psychiatry During the COVID-19 Crisis
Lecturer: Artūrs Blekte, Psychiatrist of the “Ģintermuiža” Hospital, Head of the Infection Unit during the COVID-19 crisis

10.50-11.30

COVID and Mental Health
Lecturer: Raivis Logins, Psychiatrist-Addictionist of the Strenči Psychoneurological Hospital, Head Physician of Unit No. 2

11.30-12.00

Prevention of Burnout at Work and on a Day-to-Day Basis
Lecturer: Marika Bērtule, Psychologist of the “Ģintermuiža” Hospital, Doctor of Psychology, Specialist of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

12.00-12.40

Problem Situations in the Long-Term Social Care Unit for Customers with Severe Disorders and in an Elderly Care Institution During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lecturers: Inta Ozola, Head Nurse of the Long-Term Social Care Unit at the “Ģintermuiža” Hospital, has attained a Master’s Degree in health sciences; Sandra Krāve, Nurse at the “Ģintermuiža” Hospital, has attained a Bachelor’s Degree in health care

12.40-13.10

Challenges and Peculiarities of Care for Patients with Mental Health Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lecturer: Jekaterina Jeremejeva, Mental Health Nurse of the Strenči Psychoneurological Hospital, Head Nurse of Unit No. 7, has attained a Master’s Degree in health sciences

13.10-13.40

Topic to be specified

13.40-14.00

Discussions. Closing of the Conference

Participants of the conference shall receive a certificate on the attainment of 5 further education points.

9.00-10.00

Registration

10.00-11.00

Protective Equipment and the Use Thereof During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lecturer: Doc. Agita Melbārde-Kelmere

11.00-12.00

PRF Regeneration Possibilities in Medicine Lecturer: Dr Aiva Pakule

12.00-13.00

Coffee break

13.00-14.00

Panoramic Radiography Technique, Mistakes and the Interpretation Thereof
Lecturer: Dr Zanda Bokvalde

14.00-15.00

Discussions on the work of the association and future goals

Medical practitioners shall be awarded 13 further education points for taking part in the session.

Plan of the exibition

Venue


City Centre to Ķīpsala:
Trolleybuses 5, 9, 12, 25
Buses 13, 30, 37, 41, 53, 57
Minibuses 236, 237, 241
Night bus N4

Ķīpsala to City Centre:
Trolleybuses 5, 12, 25
Buses 13, 30, 37, 41, 53, 57
Minibuses 236, 237, 241
Night bus N4

Baltic TAXI, telephone: 8500

Distance to:
Old Town: 1 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.riga.lv
Airport: 10 km – 10 minute drive http://www.riga-airport.com
Railway Terminal: 3 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.ldz.lv
Bus Station: 3 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.autoosta.lv
Passenger Port: 1 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.tallink.lv