DRAFT TIMETABLE FOR BHA ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING, 08 – 09.11.18

 

Thursday 8th November – Diving Medicine

 

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Session 1: Diving Safety

0900 – 0910 Welcome and opening remarks Dr Oliver Firth
0910 – 0945 Frontiers of decompression research Dr Peter Buzzacott
0945 – 1015 Aerobic capacity testing in divers Dr Nico Schellart
1015 – 1045 In chamber ALS protocols Dr Clair Ashford / Dr Ben Morgan
1045 – 1100 Q&A / Panel discussion
1100 – 1115 Coffee / tea break
 

Session 2: Diving Injuries

1115 – 1145 “Even if all the experts agree, they may well be mistaken” Dr Martin Sayer
1145 – 1215 Bibby Topaz incident, 2012 Chris Lemons
1215 – 1245 Review of 30 Years of DAN Diving Injury Surveillance Dr Peter Buzzacott
1245 – 1300 Q&A / Panel discussion
1300 – 1345 Lunch
 

Session 3: Diving In The Field

1345 – 1415 Chuuk Deptherapy trip Josh Boggi / Dr Oliver Firth
1415 – 1445 Expedition updates – National Geographic Paul Rose
1445 – 1515 PFO update Dr Mark Turner
1515 – 1530 Q&A / Panel discussion
1530 – 1545 Coffee / tea break
1545 – 1900 BHA Annual General Meeting
1930 – late Conference Dinner

 

Friday 9th November – Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

 

 

 

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Session 4: New Frontiers for Hyperbaric Oxygen

0900 – 0945 HBOT and TBI Dr Peter Radermacher
0945 – 1030 HBOT and TBI Dr Shai Efrati
1030 – 1045 Q&A / Panel discussion
1045 – 1100 Coffee / tea break
 

Session 5: Clinical Hyperbaric Oxygen

1100 – 1130 Wound care case study Dr Clair Ashford / Ali Bishop
1130 – 1200 HBOT and regional pain medicine Dr Shai Efrati
1200 – 1230 DAHANCA 21 update Dr Lone Forner
1230 – 1245 Q&A / Panel discussion
1245 – 1330 Lunch
 

Session 6: Hyperbaric Oxygen Research

1330 – 1415 Hypoxia research Dr Dan Martin
1415 – 1530 “How the truth was amputated” – serious problems with Toronto HBOT for DFU study (Fedorko trial) Dr Ron Linden
1530 – 1630 HBOT Research discussion Gary Smerdon
1630 – 1700 Closing Remarks Dr Oliver Firth, Dr Michael Gonevski