Wednesday Plenary Sessions

Location: South School
12:00 - 13:00 Opening Address

Chairpersons: Nick Maynard (AUGIS President) & Peter van Duijvendijk (NGVIC President)

12:00 - 12:00  Welcome from Nick Maynard and Peter van Duijvendijk

12:10 - 12:35  Keynote Lecture: "From COVID to Cancer Vaccines" - Professor Adrian Hill (Director of Jenner Insitute)

12:35 - 13:00  Keynote Lecture: "The NHS at 75 and where to from here?" - Richard Meddings (Chair of NHS England)

13:00 - 15:00 Resilience and Leadership

Chairpersons: Javed Sultan, Mark Berge Henegouwen, Matthew Forshaw

13:00 - 13:05  Overview and Introduction - Javed Sultan (AUGIS OG Lead)

13:05 - 13:30  The Gift of Adversity - Mohammed Belal

13:30 - 14:00  Culture of psychological safety - Professor Helen Bevan

14:00 - 14:15  Learning and Leadership - Richard Frediani (Editor, BBC Breakfast)

14:15 - 14:30  The highs and lows of learning to be a leader  - Javed Sultan

14:30 - 15:00  Keynote Lecture: Evolution in Surgical Leadership: Leading from the Top and the Middle - Professor Don Low

15:00 - 15:00 Prize Papers

Chairpersons: Krishna Menon, Iain Cameron, Jane Blazeby

 

16:00 - 16:30  Afternoon networking and refreshment break

 

16:30 - 18:00  Complex Abdominal Wall Hernias

Chairperson: Marijn Poelman and Giles Bond-Smith

16:30 - 16:55  Lessons for establishing a complex abominal wall hernia service - John Findlay

16:55 - 17:20  Contemporary techniques for elective abdominal wall repair  - Johan Lange

17:20 - 17:45  Loss of domain - Options for abdominal wall control in an emergency  - John Findlay 

17:45 - 18:10  Juctional hernias, subcostal and diaphragmatic hernias - Richard Milton

18:10 - 18:25  Panel Discussion

18:30 - 19:30 Drinks Reception (North School)

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