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Overview

Date: 26-27 September 2019

Venue: ICC Belfast, BT1 3WH

CPD: 12

The Case-based Conference brings together consultants, next generation rheumatologists and other members of the MDT to share and exchange clinical best practice. This two-day conference offers a programme packed full of specialty-leading presentations from expert speakers as well as providing the perfect environment to discuss complex experiences with peers.

This year's topics and expert speakers include:

  • Myositis: Prof Hector Chinoy

  • Fever Syndromes: Dr Helen Lachmann

  • Lung and Rheumatic Diseases: Dr Philip Gardiner

  • Large Vessel Vasculitis: Prof Justin Mason

  • Oration – Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobile Spectrum Disorders: Dr Hanadi Kazkaz

Our CPD is approved by the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians. Up to six CPD credits per day will be available for attendees.


Book

Book your early bird ticket for our Case-based Conference

 


Cancellation terms and conditions

Cancellations received in writing by the British Society for Rheumatology events team no later than 5pm on Monday 26 August will be entitled to a full refund minus a cancellation fee of £25 for members and £40 for non-members.

We regret that we cannot offer refunds for cancellations received after this date. Substitutions may be made but this will incur a £25 administration fee.

Early bird member rates:

Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and Pharma representatives
£240
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£190
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student, retired and parent, patients and carers
£135

Please note that prices do not include VAT or accommodation/travel. The deadline for early bird booking is 31 July at 5pm.

Early bird non-member rates:

Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and Pharma representatives
£360
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£280
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student, retired and parent, patients and carers
£195

Please note that prices do not include VAT or accommodation/travel. The deadline for early bird booking is 31 July at 5pm.

Programme

Thursday 26 September

Morning sessions
09.15-13.45

Includes myositis sessions


Time

Session title

Speakers

09.15-10.00

Registration and refreshments

10.00-10.15

Welcome and introduction

Dr Gerald Coakley

10.15-11.15

Myositis session

Convenor: Dr Nicola Gullick

Speaker: Prof Hector Chinoy

11.15-11.45

Refreshments, posters and exhibition


11.45-12.45

Myositis session continued

12.45-13.45

Lunch, posters and exhibition

12.55-13.35

Sponsored session


Afternoon sessions
13.45-19.00

Includes fever syndromes sessions and conference oration on EDS


Time

Session title

Speakers

13.45-15.45

Fever syndromes session

Convenor: Dr Sabrina Raizada

Speaker: Dr Helen Lachmann

15.45-16.15

Refreshments, posters and exhibition

16.15-16.30

Update from BSR President

Dr Elizabeth Price

16.30-17.30

Conference Oration
Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobile Spectrum Disorders

Dr Hanadi Kazkaz

17.30-18.15

Sponsored session

18.00-19.00

Drinks reception

Friday 27 September

Morning sessions
08.00-13.30

Includes lung and rheumatic disease session


Time

Session title

Speakers

08.30-09.30

Sponsored session

09.15-09.45

Registration and refreshments

09.45-10.00

Welcome back and summary of day one

10.00-11.15

Lung and rheumatic disease session

Convenor: Dr Emma Williams

Speakers: Dr Philip Gardiner and Dr Nikhil Harani

11.15-11.45

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

11.45-12.30

Lung and rheumatic disease session continued

12.30-13.30

Lunch, posters and exhibition

Afternoon sessions
13.30-16.00

Includes Large Vessel Vasculitis session and prize presentations


Time

Session title

Speakers

13.30-15.00

Large Vessel Vasculitis session

Convenor: Dr Spencer Ellis

Speaker: Prof Justin Mason

15.00-15.30

Prizes for best delegate oral and poster presentations

15.30-16.00

Close of conference

Sponsorship

The Case-based Conference attracts top professionals and next generation rheumatologists from all over the country and abroad. Sponsorship will put your products and services in front of hundreds of decision making rheumatology professionals.

Why sponsor? Sponsorship gives you the unparalleled opportunity to:

  • Raise the profile of your brand

  • Contribute to a world-class programme through symposium and innovation sessions

  • Engage with key decision makers

  • Network with your target audience

Details of packages will be available soon. To discuss how the event can work for you please contact the Events team.