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Overview

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.

Date and venue

8-9 October 2019

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG

Benefits

  • 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)

Abstract submissions

Get your work published in Rheumatology and help contribute to the growth of knowledge in paediatric rheumatology in the UK.

The topics called for this year are:

  • Adolescent rheumatology

  • Auto-inflammatory conditions

  • Case reports

  • Connective tissue disease

  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

  • Non-inflammatory conditions and pain syndromes

  • Research project proposal*

  • Service development

  • Vasculitis

*If you are a young investigator, we would love to hear your research idea during the Research Day on 7 October. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase any preliminary work you have been undertaking and gain feedback from your colleagues. Please select Research project proposal as your topic for this option.

Member rates

   1 day    2 days  
Consultants
Academics
International
Pharma
Other
£145 £190
GP
Specialty doctor
Trainee
Non-clinical scientist
Research Fellow
£120 £155
Health professional
Nurse
Student
Retired
£90 £120

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.


Non-member rates

   1 day    2 days  
Consultants
Academics
International
Pharma
Other
£215 £290
GP
Specialty doctor
Trainee
Non-clinical scientist
Research Fellow
£175 £235
Health professional
Nurse
Student
Retired
£135 £180

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.

Programme

Tuesday 8 October

Morning sessions
07.00-13.30

Includes the MDT role and JIA and the wrist


Time

Session title

Room/location

Speakers

08.00-08.50

Registration



08.50-09.00

Welcome address

Auditorium

Dr Kathy Bailey and Dr Eslam Al-Abadi

09.00-10.40

JIA and the wrist

Auditorium

Prof Taunton Southwood, Claire Pidgeon, K Oestreich, Dr Karl Johnson and Dr William Coles

10.40-11.10

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

Exhibition hall

10.45-11.05

Poster Showcase

Exhibition hall

11.10-13.30

The MDT role

Auditorium

Hannah Garratt-Kirk, Dawn Bovey-Pilkington, Dr Kathryn Harrison and Courtney Mayne

12.30-13.30

Lunch, posters and exhibition

Exhibition hall


Afternoon sessions
13.30-18.00

Includes parallel AHP session and SIG meetings


Time

Session title

Room/location

Speakers

13.30-15.35

SLE

Auditorium

Prof Caroline Gordon, Prof Michael W Beresford, Dr Hanna Lythgoe, Dr Christian Hedrich and Dr Eve Smith

13.30-15.30

Parallel AHP session

Connect Space

Claire Pidgeon and Nicola Freeman

15.30-16.00

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

Exhibition hall

16.00-16.45

Oral abstracts session

Auditorium

TBC

16.45-18.00

Special Interest Groups meetings

TBC

Wednesday 9 October

Early morning sessions
08.00-13.30

Includes research for the AHP and poster showcase


Time

Session title

Room/location

Speakers

08.00-08.45

Special Interest Groups meetings

TBC

09.00-09.10

Welcome to day two

Auditorium

Dr Eslam Al-Abadi

09.10-11.00

Learning from others

Auditorium

Prof Karim Raza, Prof Andy Clark and Prof Andrew Peet

09.10-11.00

Research for the AHP: From idea to project

Connect Space

Victoria Harbottle and Ross Edgar

11.00-12.30

Refreshment break, posters and exhibition

Exhibition hall

11.05-12.30

Poster Showcase

Exhibition hall

11.00-12.30

JDM

Auditorium

Dr Karl Johnson, Dr Kapil Gargh and Dr Charris Papadopoulou

12.30-13.30

Lunch, posters and exhibition

Exhibition hall

Afternoon sessions
13.30-16.45

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


Time

Session title

Room/location

Speakers

13.30-15.00

Autoinflammation/Behçet's Disease

Auditorium

Dr Ana Poveda Gallego, Deva Situnayake

13.30-15.30

Parallel AHP session

Exhibition hall

15.00-15.30

Members meeting update on future plans of BSPAR Section Council

Auditorium

Dr Kathy Bailey, BSPAR Section Council President

16.00-16.45

Closing remarks

Auditorium

Dr Eslam Al-Abadi

Submit your abstract 

 

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Abstract submissions close 1 July 2019

Submission guidelines


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Research Day

If you work or are thinking of working within paediatric rheumatology and have an interest in research, this is a great event to get guidance and network in an intimate and informal setting.

Date and venue

7 October 2019

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG

We would love to hear your research idea during this day. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase any preliminary work you have been undertaking and gain feedback from your colleagues.

Please select submit your research idea through the abstract submission site and select 'Research project proposal' as your topic for this option.

Benefits

  • Showcase your research in a friendly enthusiastic environment

  • Improve your research skills 

  • Get inspired by peer presentations

  • Get ideas for potential research topics

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

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

Submit a research idea

 

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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.