Autumn Conference 2016
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Thursday 13th October & Friday 14th October

Thursday 13th October

08.45 - 09.30

Arrival, registration and exhibition

09.30 - 09.45

Welcome – Dr Kaushik Chaudhuri

09.45 - 10.00
Introduction to Bath – Prof Neil McHugh

Raynaud's phenomenon 

 Convened by Prof Ariane Herrick and co-convened by Dr Toby Garrood

10.00 - 10.45

Raynaud's disease state of the art lecture by Prof Ariane Herrick

10.45 - 11.15

Delegate case reports 

A Case of Transient Raynaud’s – Dr Claire Masih

Drug induced Raynaud's: Bevacizumab to blame? – Dr Elizabeth Reilly

11.15 - 11.45

Tea / coffee break, exhibition, networking and posters

11.15 - 11.45

Poster tour of Raynaud's phenomenon by Dr John Pauling

11.45 - 12.30

Delegate case reports 

A severe case of Raynaud's – Is it due to antiphospholipid syndrome? – Dr Saadia Malik 

Diffuse Scleroderma sine Raynaud's – Dr Annabel Suarez

Challenging case of Raynaud’s with digital ulcers in Sjogrens syndrome – Dr Tharaq Barami

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch break, exhibition and networking

12.40 - 13.10

Innovation session hosted by Sobi

Infection and arthritis

 Convened by Prof Robert Moots and co-convened by Dr Hasan Tahir and Dr Caoimhe Nic Fhogartaigh 

13.30 - 14.00

Infection and Arthritis state of the art lecture by Prof Robert Moots

14.00 - 15.00

Delegate case reports 

"Bitten" Black and Blue – Dr Mohammad Tariq (Presented by Dr Rohit Peshin)

Acute monoarthritis and dermatitis in a Pregnant Woman – Dr Christos Koutsianas (Presented by Dr Holly John)

Rituximab in patients with evidence of past Hepatitis B infection – Dr Matthew Cates 

Inflammatory Arthritis presenting in a West African patient – Dr Sunari Subasinghe

15.00 - 15.40

Tea / coffee break, exhibition, networking and posters

15.00 - 15.40 Poster tour of Infection and Arthritis with Dr Sabrina Raizada

15.05 - 15.35

Innovation session hosted by Eli Lilly

15.40 - 16.25

Delegate case reports 

A small knee effusion turns bad – Dr Elliot Lever 

Inflammatory polyarthritis – Dr Martha Woodard

16.30 - 17.10

Guest lecture - Prof Peter Taylor - 'The Arts and Rheumatology'

17.10 - 17.55

Debate: Dr Marwan Bukhari (for) and Dr Patrick Keily (against)

"This house believes that rheumatology services should be principally based and delivered in a community setting"

18.00 - 19.00

Evening Symposium hosted by Pfizer 

iQ Communicator 

19.00 - 20.15

Drinks Reception at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases

All delegates are welcome

20.30 Conference Dinner at Gascoyne Place

(please note this is a ticket event)

Friday 14th October

08.00 - 09.20

Morning Symposium hosted by Pfizer 

iQ Communicator 

09.00 - 09.20

Arrival conference registration and exhibitions opens

09.30 - 09.40

Welcome back – summary of day one


Convened by Prof Walter Maksymowych and co-convened by Dr Moorthy Arumugum

09.40 - 10.25

Spondyloarthropathies state of the art lecture by Prof Walter Maksymowych

10.25 - 10.55

Delegate case reports 

A case of Inflammatory spondyloarthopathy during pregnancy and post partum-challenges in management – Dr Tharaq Barami

BSR Case Report: A Case of Retroperitoneal Fibrosis occuring in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis – Dr Alice Mason

10.55 - 11.25

Tea / coffee break, exhibition, networking and posters

10.55 - 11.25 Poster tour of Spondyloarthropathies with Dr Raj Sengupta

11.25 - 12.10

Delegate case reports 

Multiple Aseptic Abscess Syndrome: A Clinical Manifestation of auto-inflammatory disease – Dr Anna Mistry

Sacroilitis: When it isn't inflammatory, what is it? – Dr Maliha Shaikh

Spondyloarthritis and systemic sclerosis: A curious case of coexisting conditions – Dr Elizabeth Reilly

12.10 - 13.20

Lunch break, exhibition and networking

12.20 - 12.50
Innovation session hosted by Janssen


Convened by Dr David Jayne and co-convened by Dr Suzanne Lane

13.20 - 14.05

Vasculitis state of the art lecture by Dr David Jayne

14.05 - 14.50

Delegate case reports 

A case of Recurrent Abdominal Pain – Dr Bijoya Roychowdhury

Metastatic Lesions  Dr Philip Yee

An Unusual Cause of Groin Pain Dr Gwenan Huws

14.50 - 15.20

Tea / Coffee break, exhibition, networking and posters

14.50 - 15.20
Poster tour of vasculitis with Dr Preeti Shah

15.20 - 15.50

Delegate case reports 

A Complex Presentation to the Early Synovitis Clinic Dr Lauren Dolan 

Rash, Abdo pain, Arthritis Dr Annemarie Horne

15.50 - 16.05

Prizes for best delegate oral and poster presentations

16.05 - 16.15

Close of conference