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Day 1 - Wednesday 11 September

Time Event
08:30-09:45
Registration (Foyer, ground floor)/tea & coffee/opening of industry exhibition (Hall 2, ground floor)

Location: Auditorium, ground floor
09:45-10:00
Welcome address
Dr Kathleen Ferguson, President, Association of Anaesthetists 

Upcoming Association of Anaesthetists educational activities
Dr William Fawcett, Education Chair, Association of Anaesthetists 
10:00-10:50 W1: Keynote Lecture
Chair: Dr Kathleen Ferguson, President, Association of Anaesthetists

Ageing populations
Prof Sarah Harper, Director, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing
10:50-11:20
Tea & coffee/industry exhibition/poster viewing (Hall 2, ground floor)

W2a: The elderly part I: emergencies
Chair: Dr Paul Barker, Honorary Treasurer, Association of Anaesthetists
W2b: Psychological problems in anaesthesia and critical care
Chair: Dr Ravi Gill, Honorary Treasurer Elect, Association of Anaesthetists
W2c: Poster facilitation & judging 
11:20-12:50  (Location: Auditorium, ground floor)
(Location: Lomond Auditorium, ground floor)
(Location: Hall 1, ground floor)
11:20-11:45 
The elderly in the emergency department
Dr Fiona Lecky, Sheffield

Peri-operative care of people with psychiatric disorder
Dr David Hall, Edinburgh

Group viewing and discussions  facilitated by poster judges
11:45-12:10 Emergency surgery in the elderly
Mr Mark Potter, Edinburgh

Peri-operative care of people with a learning disability
Dr Andy Smith, Kendall

12:10-12:35 Peri-operative management of elderly patients for emergency surgery
Dr Irwin Foo, Edinburgh

Sleep promotion on ICU
Dr Gary Mills, Sheffield 

12:35-12:50 Discussion Discussion
12:50-14:00 Lunch/industry exhibition/poster viewing (Hall 2, ground floor)

W3a: The elderly part II: cognition & ethics 
Chair: Dr Tei Sheraton, Honorary Membership Secretary Elect, Association of Anaesthetists
W3b: Learning & training (Organised by the Association of Anaesthetists Trainee Committee & Committee of Anaesthesia Trainees) 
Chair: Dr Sally El-Ghazali, Trainee Committee Chair, Association of Anaesthetists
W3c: Oral presentations: case series/reports 
14:00-15:30
(Location: Auditorium, ground floor)
(Location: Lomond Auditorium, ground floor)
(Location: Hall 1, ground floor)
14:00-14:25 What does it matter, they won't remember anyway?
Dr Iain Moppett, Nottingham

Ethical dilemmas
Dr Rosaleen Baruah, Edinburgh

 

14:25-1450
Dementia and delirium
TBC

Organ donation 
Dr Linda Stewart, Glasgow

1450-1515
Ethical aspects of care of the elderly
Dr Malcolm Booth, Glasgow

Withdrawal of care
Dr Malcolm Smith, London

1515-1530 Discussion  Discussion
15:30-16:00 Tea & coffee/industry exhibition/poster viewing (Hall 2, Ground floor) 
  W4a: Airways
Chair: Dr Matthew Davies, Elected Member, Association of Anaesthetists
W4b: Critical care
Chair: Dr Ann Harvey, Elected Member, Association of Anaesthetists
16:00-17:30 (Location: Auditorium, ground floor)     
(Location: Lomond Auditorium, ground floor)
16:00-16:25 Why laryngoscopy fails
Dr Seema Charters, Warrington

When children become adults
Dr Neil Spenceley, Glasgow 


16:25-16:50 The problem with airway guidelines… 
Dr Barry McGuire, Dundee

Rehabilitation and outcomes after critical care 
Dr Tara Quasim, Glasgow

16:50-17:15 Into the vortex – a cognitive aid for emergency airway management
Dr Nick Chrimes, Melbourne

Acute kidney injury - a scar for life? 
Prof Lui Forni, Guildford

17:15-17:30 Discussion Discussion
17:30-18:00 Complimentary drinks reception (Hall 2, ground floor) 
Lord Provost and Glasgow City Council Civic Reception 

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Day 2 - Thursday 12 September

Time Event
08:00-08:45 Pension tension - Lighting the blue touch taper
Chair: Dr Nick Flatt, BMA Representative
Speaker: Dr Alan Robertson, Dundee
08:30-09:00
Registration (Foyer, ground floor)/tea & coffee/industry exhibition (Hall 2, ground floor)
09:00-10:30
T1a: Sedation
(Location: Auditorium, ground floor)
Chair: Ms Paula Keats, Board of Directors Lay member and Association of Anaesthetists Foundation Trustee
T1b: Environment 
(Location: Lomond Auditorium, ground floor)
(Some of these talks will be live streamed with remote speakers)
Chair: Dr Samantha Shinde, Chair of Environment and sustainability Committee, Association of Anaesthetists
T1c: Procurement
Chair: Dr Mike Nathanson, Immediate Past Honorary Secretary, Association of Anaesthetists
09:00-09:25 Pharmacology 
Dr Paul Scott, Warrington
Teaching environmental sustainability in medical schools - what do anaesthetists have to offer?
Dr Cliff Shelton, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow and Honorary Registrar, Lancaster Medical School and Manchester University 
Linking procurement to clinical outcomes
Dr Jo Gander, Director of Clinical and Product Assurance (CaPA) team

09:25-09:50 Sedation by non-anaesthetists
Dr Seema Charters, Warrington
Waste, waste, glorious waste
Dr Anne Woolridge, COO, Independent Safety Services Ltd
The impact of the move from Medical Device Directive to Medical Device Regulations
Dr Neil McGuire, London 
09:50-10:15
Mesmerism: the new (old) sedation 
Dr Paul Slater, Northampton
Plastic magic and volatile times
Sonia Roschnik, Director, Sustainable Development Unit, NHS England & Improvement and Public Health England
Embracing innovative new products - how to implement?
Dr Peter Young, King's Lynn

10:15-10:30 Discussion 2019 Barema & Association of Anaesthetists Award Winners,
 
Environmental Fellowship Update
Dr Cathy Lawson,
Association of Anaesthetists and Centre for Sustainable Healthcare Fellow in Environmentally Sustainable Anaesthesia
Training in new equipment - how to do it properly?
Dr James French, Nottingham

10:30-11:00 Tea & coffee/industry exhibition (Hall 2, ground floor)
  Location: Auditorium, ground floor
11:00-11:50 T2: Keynote Lecture
Chair: Dr. Kathleen Ferguson, President, Association of Anaesthetists 
Why conferences are bad for your health, why patients give you thank-you cards when you haven’t done anything, and why it's good to make people cry
Dr Steve Yentis, London
11:50-12:20 T3: Annual Members' Meeting
12:20-12:45 Honours & Awards
12:45-13:45 Lunch/Trainee lunch/industry exhibition (Hall 2, ground floor)
13:45-15:15
T4a: Analgesia reborn (Location: Auditorium, ground floor)
Chair: Dr Elizabeth McGrady, Elected Member, Association of Anaesthetists
T4b: ACTACC session (Location: Lomond Auditorium, ground floor)
Chair: Dr Mathew Patteril, Elected Member, Association of Anaesthetists
T4c: Under Pressure
Chair: Dr Thomas James, SAS Committee Chair, Association of Anaesthetists
13:45-14:10 Intravenous lidocaine 
Dr Irwin Foo, Edinburgh
Thoracic anaesthesia for the occasional thoracic anaesthetist
Dr Benjamin Shelley, Glasgow
Poor behaviours in healthcare
Dr Neil Spenceley, Glasgow

14:10-14:35
Methoxyflurane 
Dr Justin Kirk-Bailey, Guildford
The role of Echo in noncardiac surgery 
Dr Nick Fletcher, London
Association of Anaesthetists: suicide in anaethetists guideline and survey results
Dr Samantha Shinde, Vice President, Association of Anaethetists

14:35-15:00
Rectus Sheath Catheters
Dr Anton Krige, Blackburn
How to choose your inotrope
Dr Guillermo Martinez, Cambridge
Fatigue survey results - Consultants, trainees and SAS doctors
Dr Emma Plunkett, Birmingham and Dr Thomas James, SAS Committee Chair

15:00-15:15 Discussion  Discussion Discussion
15:15-15:45 Tea & coffee/industry exhibition/poster viewing (Hall 2, ground floor) 
15:45-17:15
T5a: When things go wrong
Chair: Dr Robert Self, Elected Member, Association of Anaesthetists 
(Location: Auditorium, ground floor)
T5b: Safety
Chair: Prof William Fawcett, Chair of Education, Association of Anaesthetists
(Location: Lomond Auditorium, ground floor)
T5c: Oral Presentations: original research
15:45-16:10 Design of safety systems 
Prof Jim Bagian, Michigan, USA
The view from the defence organisations
Dr Ed Nandasoma, Medical Defense Union
 
16:10-16:35 Improving drug safety: not so EZ 
Dr Nick Chrimes, Melbourne, Australia
The Medical Director's view
Dr Jane Burns, Medical Director, Lanarkshire 
 
16:35-17:00 Safety matters 
Dr Craig Bailey, Chair, Safety Committee, Association of Anaesthetists
The view from the legal office
Dr Norma Shippin, NHS National Services, Scotland
 
17:00-17:15 Discussion    

Day 3 - Friday 13 September

Time Event

Locations: Auditorium, ground floor 
09:30-11:00 F1: Anaesthesia journal session
Chair: Prof Andrew Klein, Editor-in-Chief, Anaesthesia
09:30-09:55 Do you really need Sugammadex if you use neuromuscular monitoring properly? 
Dr Grant Rodney, Dundee
09:55-10:20 The case against oxygenation 
Dr Nick Chrimes, Melbourne, Australia
10:20-10:45
Anaesthesia article of the year
Dr Kariem El-Boghdadly, London
10:45-11:00
Discussion
11:00-11:30 Tea & coffee / industry exhibition (Hall 1, ground floor)
11:30-13:00 F2a: Muscles
(Location: Auditorium, ground floor)
Chair: Dr Peter Young, Elected Member, Association of Anaesthetists
F2b: Obstetrics session 
(Location: Lomond Auditorium, ground floor)
Chair: Dr Upma Misra, Honorary Membership Secretary, Association of Anaesthetists
F2c: Oral presentations – audit, quality improvement & survey
11:30-11:55 Muscle loss 
Dr Paul Greenhaff, Nottingham
Abnormally adherent (or invasivwe placneta)
Dr Malcolm Broom, Glasgow 

11:55-12:20 Practical aspects of prehabilitation 
Dr David Yates, York
Malfunctioning placenta/pre-eclampsia 
Dr Alan Mathers, Glasgow
12:20-12:45 Improving muscle function in cancer patients
Prof Mike Grocott, Southampton
Impact of obesity on mother and fetus 
Dr Nivedita Aedla, Edinburgh
12:45-13:00 Discussion
Discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch/industry exhibition (Hall 1, ground floor)
Wellbeing drop in session
  Location: Auditorium, ground floor
14:00-14:15 F3: Prize giving
Chair: Dr Kathleen Ferguson, President, Association of Anaesthetists
14:15-15:05 F4: John Snow Lecture 
Chair: Dr Kathleen Ferguson, President, Association of Anaesthetists
How do you eat an elephant?
Prof Jim Bagian, Michigan, USA
15:05-16:35 F5:  Controversies
Chair: Dr Mike Nathanson, Immediate Past Honorary Secretary, Association of Anaesthetists
15:05-15:30  Academic anaesthesia is irrelevant to most anaesthetists  
Prof Mike Grocott, Southampton
15:30-15:55 Should anaesthetists over the age of 60 not anaesthetise patients after midnight? 
Dr Paul Clyburn, Cardiff
15:55-16:20 Anaesthetists benefit from appraisal by non-anaesthetists 
Dr Nancy Redfern, Newcastle 
16:20-16:35 Discussion
16:35 Close of meeting