St. Richard’s Hospital
This year’s symposium will be held in Oxford on Friday 3rd November 2017, the single day conference will feature experts examining the advances and challenges for the modern day microbiologist; alongside networking opportunities, and a superb supplier exhibition hall.
The aim of the symposium is to provide individuals with an interest in laboratory and clinical Microbiology with an update on a wide array of topics including sepsis, recent outbreaks and infection control.
Early Bird Registration Registration
(until 01/09/17) (after 01/09/17)
Single Booking £40 £50
Group Booking (3) £100 £150
Download form (£33.34 per delegate) (£50 per delegate)
WAM Symposium 2017 Agenda
(to be finalised)
08.30 Registration opens
Session 1: Sepsis
09.10 The Management of Acute sepsis
09.50 Why microbiology matters in acute sepsis: Clinical Cases
10.30 Coffee and trade show
Session 2: Outbreaks
11.00 Gram positive organisms; a military perspective
Dr Lucy Lamb, Army Consultant Infectious Diseases and General
Medicine, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
11.40 Mycobacterium chimaera
Dr Ginny Moore, Public Health England
12.20 Biothreat agents
Dr Andrew Simpson, Consultant Microbiologist, RIPL
13:00 Lunch and Trade Show
Session 3: Control measures
14.00 The evolution of Infection Prevention and Control
14.40 POCT Respiratory Screening Panels and IPC
Dr Kate Templeton, Consultant Clinical Scientist, RIE.
Session 4: Technology
15.20 The Future of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Dr Vicky Enne, Senior Research Associate, UCL
Jurys Inn Oxford,
Godstow Rd, Oxford, OX2 8AL
Conveniently located just 10-15 minutes from Oxford city centre with easy transport links to the city including a bus stop outside the hotel.
Easily accessible by car from the A34, A44 and M40 and is a 15 minute drive from the nearest train station Oxford railway station or 25 minutes by bus.