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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 and Dr Nikhil Hirani

  • 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.


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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.

Member rates:

Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and Pharma representatives
£290
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£230
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired 
£180

Please note that prices do not include VAT or accommodation/travel. Registration closes 12am on Sunday 22 September.

Non-member rates:

Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and Pharma representatives
£435
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£340
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired
£270

Please note that prices do not include VAT or accommodation/travel. Registration closes 12am on Sunday 22 September.

Programme

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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

18:00-19:00

Drinks reception

Friday 27 September

Morning sessions
09:15-13:30

Includes lung and rheumatic disease session


Time

Session title

Speakers

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

Convenor: Dr Emma Williams
Speakers: Dr PHilip Gardiner and Dr Nikhil Harani

12:30-13:30

Lunch, posters and exhibition

12:40-13:20 

Sponsored session 

 

Afternoon sessions
13:30-16:00

Includes Large Vessel Vasculitis session and prize presentations


Time

Session title

Speakers

13:30-15:30

Large Vessel Vasculitis session

Convenor: Dr Spencer Ellis

Speaker: Prof Justin Mason

15:30-16:00

Prizes for best delegate oral and poster presentations

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.

Accommodation

We've been able to secure exclusive discounts for our delegates, please contact our events team for hotel rates.

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