Industry-sponsored symposia
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Industry-sponsored symposia

Industry-sponsored symposia

This year we are pleased to announce industry-sponsored symposia from our Silver and Gold sponsors. You can find our more about each one below, make sure to confirm your pace when registering for the WSM platform.

Gold sponsors

The Great Iron Debate!

Wednesday 13 January 2021 (13:15 – 14:05)

The long-awaited publication of the PREVENTT trial has generated much debate – join us for an opportunity to hear from the experts their take on how this should influence us going forward. This is your chance to pose your burning questions in an interactive debate.

Chair: Aryeh Shander, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA

Should PREVENTT change our practice?

Prof Andrew Klein, Consultant Anaesthetist, Cambridge, UK

Why you should focus on giving IV iron at an optimal dose and time

Dr Caroline Evans, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Cardiff, UK

Should you use IV iron with EPO to treat pre-operative IDA?

Prof Donat R. Spahn, Professor of Anaesthesiology, Zurich, Switzerland

Industry-sponsored symposium, supported by Pharmacosmos UK, including funding of speakers.


Sustainability: a manufacturers wing-to-wing view

Wednesday 13 January 2021 (13:15 - 13:55)

Chair: Mr David Walker, Anaesthesia Modality Leader, GE Healthcare

Ms Rachel Evans, Senior Environmental Leader, GE

Ms Annamaria Bonetto, Mobile Digital Health and Clinical Parameters Marketing Manager


Nasal High Flow and COVID 19 – From Research to Patient Experience

Thursday 14 January 2021 (13:50 - 14:40)

Chair: Kariem El-Boghdadly, London / Editor of Anaesthesia 

The Physics of Aerosol Generation
Professor Tom Barnes, Imperial College London

Surviving COVID
Dr Seema Charters, Warrington

Silver sponsors

Environmental Impact and Cost-Utility Analyses of Ambu aScope 4 Broncho Single-Use Flexible Bronchoscopes vs Reusable Flexible Bronchoscopes

Wednesday 13 January 2021 (11:15 - 11:35)

Emillie Dehlholm-Lambertsen, Ambu

Conscious sedation – anaesthetic perspective

Thursday 14 January 2021 (11:20 - 11:40)

Dr Amit Prakash, Cambridge

Importance of ICU ventilation performance and environmental factors in the operating theatre

Thursday 14 January 2021 (11:20 - 11:40)

Mikael Petrini, Cambridge

1.5 care - The new normal

(This symposium will only be available as a recording following the close of the conference)

Conceptualising the new normal

Prof David Walker

Introducing an Enhanced Perioperative Care Unit in a complex major surgical hub: practical steps and lessons learnt

Dr Craig Lyness