Faculty of Travel Medicine Annual Conference: Challenges of Travelling Safely

 20/10/2022 09:00    

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow / Online   

Our 2022 annual educational day will be of interest to all practitioners working in travel health and related specialties.

Book Now Closing date: 20 October 2022

Overview

We are delighted to invite you to attend our upcoming Faculty of Travel Medicine Annual Conference: CHALLENGES OF TRAVELLING SAFELY conference.  The Annual Faculty of Travel Medicine Conference is the perfect opportunity for travel medicine professionals to learn, interact and get inspired. This year’s Livingstone Lecture will be delivered by the Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Adviser to the UK Government since 2019, Professor Sir Chris Whitty. Sir Chris will be joined by a host of stellar speakers from around the world covering a diverse range of topics pertinent to current challenges facing the multi-disciplinary body of travel health professionals.

This will be of interest to all practitioners working in travel health and related specialties.


This conference will include presentations from:

Professor Michael Eddleston ScD FRCP Professor of Clinical Toxicology, Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh
Dr Vanya Gant Divisional Clinical Director for Infection, UCLH & Honorary Senior Lecturer, Division of Infection & Immunity, UCL
Professor Christopher Whitty CMO England and Consultant Physician, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London
Stephen L. Hoffmann MD, CAPT, USN(Rtd) Founder and CEO Sanaria
Professor Neil Greenberg MD FRCPysch Professor of Defence Mental Health, King’s College London

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  Programme

20 October

09:00 - 09:30

Registration, tea and coffee


20 October

09:30 - 09:45

Welcome and introduction

Sam Allen Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine Professor Mike McKirdy President RCPSG


20 October

09:45 - 10:15

Plants to avoid on your travels

Professor Michael Eddleston ScD FRCP Professor of Clinical Toxicology, Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh


20 October

09:45 - 09:45

Session 1 ‘Environmental factors’

Chair: David Ross


20 October

10:15 - 10:45

Antimicrobial resistance and travellers’ diarrhoea

Dr Vanya Gant Divisional Clinical Director for Infection, UCLH & Honorary Senior Lecturer, Division of Infection & Immunity, UCL


20 October

10:45 - 11:00

Panel Discussion

Led by chair and includes both in person and online questions


20 October

11:00 - 11:30

Refreshment break


20 October

11:30 - 11:30

Session 2 ‘Now and Then’

Chair: Katie Geary


20 October

11:30 - 12:30

Travel in a post-covid, climate emergency, emerging infectious diseases world?

Speaker TBC


20 October

12:00 - 12:45

Livingstone Lecture - Malaria and other parasitic diseases of travellers in Africa: past and future

Professor Christopher Whitty CMO England and Consultant Physician, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London


20 October

12:45 - 13:00

Panel Discussion

Led by chair and includes both in person and online questions


20 October

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch


20 October

14:00 - 14:30

Are we out of the woods yet?

Speaker TBC


20 October

14:00 - 14:00

Session 3 ‘Vaccines’

Chair: Professor Ron Behrens


20 October

14:30 - 15:00

The quest for a novel Malaria vaccine

Stephen L. Hoffmann MD, CAPT, USN(Rtd) Founder and CEO Sanaria


20 October

15:00 - 15:15

Panel Discussion

Led by chair and includes both in person and online questions


20 October

15:15 - 15:45

Refreshment break


20 October

15:45 - 16:15

Hostage Mentality

Professor Neil Greenberg MD FRCPysch Professor of Defence Mental Health, King’s College London


20 October

15:45 - 15:45

Session 4 ‘Tales of the Unexpected’

Chair: Fiona Stevens


20 October

16:15 - 16:45

Hostage – personal account

Prof Marc Van Ranst MD PhD TBC Professor of Virology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium


20 October

16:45 - 17:00

Panel Discussion


20 October

17:00 - 17:00

Thank you & Closing remarks


Fees

Category
Product
Rate

AHP
Registrations
£110.00

AHP - Online
Registrations
£110.00

Member
Registrations
£89.00

Member - Online
Registrations
£89.00

Non-Member
Registrations
£185.00

Non-Member - Online
Registrations
£185.00

Trainee
Registrations
£105.00

Trainee - Online
Registrations
£105.00

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Coordinator

Karen Ross

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 Email Coordinator


Location

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow / Online   

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