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Date: 8-9 October 2019

Venue: Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG


Paediatric and Adolescent Research Day


The Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology Conference is the dedicated conference for paediatric and adolescent rheumatology in the UK, which provides a unique forum bringing together multidisciplinary teams who manage paediatric rheumatology.

  • Learn about the most up-to-date clinical and research advances from experts in paediatric and adolescent rheumatology

  • Network with peers from all paediatric rheumatology units in the UK

  • Wind down and meet friends and colleagues at its popular social event over dinner, drinks and entertainment

  • Earn CPD credits (approved by the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health)


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Book your early bird ticket now for our Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology Conference

 


Cancellation terms and conditions

Cancellations received in writing by the British Society for Rheumatology events team no later than 5pm on Monday 9 September 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


1 day 2 days
Level 1 (Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and Pharma representatives) £145 £190
Level 2 (Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor) £120 £155
Level 3 (Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student, retired and parent, patients and carers) £90 £120

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel. The deadline for early bird booking is 19 July at 5pm.

Early bird non-member rates


1 day 2 days
Level 1 (Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and Pharma representatives) £215  £290
Level 2 (Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor) £175 £235
Level 3 (Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student, retired and parent, patients and carers) £150 £180

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel. The deadline for early bird booking is 19 July at 5pm.

Programme

Tuesday 8 October

Morning sessions
07.00-13.30

Includes the MDT role and JIA and the wrist


Time

Session title

Speakers

08.00-08.50

Registration


08.50-09.00

Welcome address

Dr Kathy Bailey and Dr Eslam Al-Abadi

09.00-10.40

JIA and the wrist 

Chairs: TBC

09.00-09.25

JIA classification and the wrist joint

Prof Taunton Southwood

09.25-09.40

The burden of wrist disease in JIA

Claire Pidgeon

09.40-10.00

The role of MRI in monitoring arthritis of the wrist

Dr Karl Johnson 

10.00-10.20

The role of arthroscopic synovectecomy in wrist arthritis

K Oestreich 

10.20-10.40

Initial cohort outcome and future 

Dr William Coles 

10.40-11.10

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

10.45-11.05

Poster Showcase

11.10-12.30

The MDT role 

Chairs: TBC

11.10-11.30

The MDT outside the clinic

Hannah Garratt-Kirk

11.30-11.50

The role and value of third party involvement in the BCH paediatric rheumatology MDT

Dawn Bovey-Pilkington

11.50-12.10

London 2012 to Birmingham 2022... Do healthcare professionals have a role in "inspiring a generation"? 

Dr Kathryn Harrison

12.10-12.30

Give it a go 

Lottie Mayne 

12.30-13.30

Lunch, posters and exhibition


Afternoon sessions
13.30-18.00

Includes parallel AHP session and SIG meetings


Time

Session title

Speakers

13.30-15.30 SLE Chairs: TBC

13.30-14.10

Neuropsychiatric lupus disease

Prof Caroline Gordon

14.10-14.35

How the UK JSLE Cohort Study is improving our understanding of JSLE across the country 

Prof Michael W Beresford

14.35-14.45

UK JSLE BPSU Study Update 

Dr Hanna Lythgoe

14.45-15.10

Age-specific pathomechanisms in JSLE 

Dr Christian Hedrich 

15.10-15.30

Target Lupus 

Dr Eve Smith

13.30-15.30

Holistic care

Claire Pidgeon and Nicola Freeman

13.30-14.10

Motivating patients with chronic conditions

Gemma O'Leary 

14.10-14.50 

Effects of chronic condition on the family 

Emily Earle 

15.30-16.00

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

16.00-16.40

Oral abstracts session

TBC

16.45-18.00

Special Interest Groups meetings

Wednesday 9 October

Early morning sessions
08.00-13.30

Includes research for the AHP and poster showcase


Time

Session title

Speakers

08.00-08.45

Special Interest Groups meetings

09.00-09.10

Welcome to day two

Dr Eslam Al-Abadi

09.10-11.10

Learning from others

Chairs: TBC

09.10-09.50

Biological factors that limit sustained remission in rheumatoid arthritis (the BioFlare study)

Dr Andrew Filer

09.50-10.30

Post-transcriptional control of gene expression as a novel therapeutic target in arthritis 

Prof Andy Clark 

10.30-11.10

Unlocking the secrets of childhood brain cancer wit medical imaging - Are the concepts transferable to Inflammation?

Prof Andrew Peet 

09.10-11.10

Research for the AHP: From idea to project

Chairs: TBC

09.10-09.40

AHPs in research

Victoria Harbottle

09.40-10.10

TBC 

Ross Edgar 

10.10-10.40

Health Professionals in Research: the dark side of the force? 

Dr Yeliz Prior

10.40-11.10

Q&A 

Panel

11.10-12.40

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

11.05-12.30

Poster Showcase

11.40-12.40

JDM

Chairs: TBC

11.40-12.00

MRI features of disease activity 

Dr Karl Johnson

12.00-12.20

How we use MRI for monitoring disease activity 

Kapil Gargh 

12.20-12.40

New therapeutic options in managing difficult JDM

Dr Charris Papadopoulou

12.30-13.30

Lunch, posters and exhibition

Afternoon sessions
13.30-16.45

Includes talks on autoinflammation, Behçet's Disease and a members meeting


Time

Session title

Speakers

13.40-15.10

Autoinflammation/Behçet's Disease

Chairs: TBC

13.40-14.10

How do Behçet's mouth ulcers differ from other disease?

Dr Ana Poveda Gallego

14.10-14.40

How I manage Behçet's disease?

Dr Deva Situnayake 

14.40-15.10

Complement in Autoinflammatory diseases 

Prof Paul Brogan 

13.40-15.10

Patient safety/Learning and behavioural difficulties

Chairs: TBC

13.40-14.10

DMARD/Biologics safety monitoring: The role of electronic databases

Nicola Freeman

14:10-14:40

Managing chronic pain in children with learning/behavioural problems 

Lottie Mayne and Claire Pidgeon 

14:40-15:10

Transition for children with learning difficulties and chronic medical problems 

Marie McGee 

15:10-15:40

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

 

15.40-16.30

Members meeting update on future plans of BSPAR Section Council

Dr Kathy Bailey, BSPAR Section Council President

16.30-16.45

Closing remarks

Dr Eslam Al-Abadi

Sponsorship and exhibition

Join us at the UK’s only specialised event for paediatric and adolescent rheumatology and have the conversations that matter with delegates at this highly specialised two day event.

Sponsoring and exhibiting at this conference allows you to network with the close knit community of professionals and make high quality connections.

Sponsorship and exhibition gives you the unparalleled opportunity to:

  • Engage with key decision makers

  • Demonstrate new products and services

  • Network with your target audience

  • Raise the profile of your brand

  • Contribute to a world-class programme through sponsored sessions.

We have more branding opportunities available for you than ever before to ensure that you get noticed

Contact our Sponsorship and Partnerships Manager to discuss packages and how this event can work for you and your company.

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Accommodation

We have worked closely with the Birmingham Convention Bureau to bring you specially negotiated rates with the city's top hotels.

If you wish to amend an existing reservation, please email the Convention Bureau (bcb.accommodation@wmgrowth.com) or telephone them on 0844 888 3052.

 

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