26th-27th November 2020

2020 Annual Conference

Conference Programme

Day 1

Thursday 14th November

Day 1 Day 2
09:30 - 10:30

Registration, Refreshments

and Exhibition

10:30 - 11:00

Inspiring leadership and overcoming challenges

10:30 Opening address, Vanessa Beattie
10:35 Keynote presentation, Doreen Black
Session Sponsor: AstraZeneca UK Limited

11:00 - 11:45

Prevention and Screening

11:00 Tobacco Dependency and the CNS role in supporting cessation, Matt Evison
11:20 Lung Cancer Screening – my personal story, James Brokenshire
11:35 Panel discussion
Session Sponsor: Roche Products Ltd

11:45 - 12:30

Everything you wanted to know about prehabilitation

11:45 The nurse and physiotherapist perspective, Pamela Rose and Alun Myers
12:05 Prehabilitation for lung cancer treatment – what is the standard of care? Amy Kerr
12:25 Panel discussion
Session Sponsor: Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited

Amy Kerr

Al Myers

12:30 - 13:30


and Exhibition

13:30 - 14:30

Future Frontiers in Surgery

13:30 From the needle to discharge – the impact of anaesthetics, Neil Rasburn
13:50 Will surgeons become a thing of the past? Advances in lung cancer surgery, Doug West
14:10 Complex tumour resection through a single keyhole, Laura Socci
14:25 Q&A

Doug West

14:30 - 15:15

The importance of the CNS in optimising patient care with immunotherapy across first line metastatic lung cancer

Sponsored satellite symposium

Session Sponsor: Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited

15:15 - 15:45

Afternoon tea

and Exhibition

15:45 - 16:30

Mesothelioma Update

15.45-16.00 Germline Testing for Mesothelioma Predisposition, Leah Taylor
16.00-16.10 Correlation of Regional Mesothelioma Data, Louise Gilham
16.10-16.30 Mesothelioma UK Project Feedback
- The Armed Forces Project, Anne Moylan
- The MORE Survey, Lorraine Creech
- Mesothelioma UK Research Strategy, Liz Darlison
- Clinical Trial Information, Leah Taylor

16:30 - 17:15

Desert Island Case Studies

Sponsored satellite symposium
The clinical & personal journey of lung cancer through the eyes of the Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist
Session Sponsor: Roche Products Ltd

19:15 - 19:45

Drinks Reception

Come and join us for a drink and maximise the opportunity to network with your conference colleagues.
19:45 - 23:59

Gala Dinner

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