Programme

 

Workshop Programme

08:30 – 12:30

Simulation Workshop 1:
Pre congress simulation session 1 (held at the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland)

09:00 – 13:00

Train the Tracheostomy Trainer (held at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)

13:30 – 17:30

Simulation Workshop 2:
Pre congress simulation session 2 (held at the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland)

14:00 – 18:00

Tracheostomy Master Class (held at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)

 

Scientific Programme (Auditorium)

 

Workshop Programme (Level 1)

08:00 – 09:30

Registration

   

09:30 – 10:00

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks
Dr Ellen O’Sullivan, Dublin, Ireland
Dr Elizabeth Behringer, Los Angeles, USA
WAMM Co-chairs

 

 

10:00 – 10:45

Keynote Session 1
Chair: Dr Mansukh Popat, DAS Past President

NAP4 - The aftermath
Prof Tim Cook, Bath, UK

 

 

10:45 – 11:15

Tea & Coffee/Exhibition (Liffey, Level 1)

   

11:15 – 13:00

Plenary Session A - Pro/Con Debates

  1. Rapid Sequence Induction Outdated?
      Chair - Dr Ralph Vaughan, DAS Past President
      Pro - Dr Ellen O'Sullivan, Ireland
      Con - Dr Irene Osborn, New York, USA
  2. Which front of neck technique?
      Chair - Prof Richard Cooper, SAM Past President
      Surgical Airway - Dr Richard Levitan, Philadelphia, USA
      Needle - Dr Andy Heard, Perth, Australia
 

Workshop Session 1 (11:00 – 13:00):
Fibreoptic Intubation / Supraglottic Airway Devices / Videolaryngoscopy
Leads: Dr Ravi Bhagrath, London, UK, Dr Ashutosh Wali, Houston, USA, Dr Imran Ahmad, London, UK
Liffey Meeting Room 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch (Liffey, Level 1) / Poster Judging (Level 4,5)
Lunch Time Symposium by Medtronic (Liffey Hall 1, Level 1)
Waging War Against the Apneic Period: Introducing the SuperNO2VA™

   

14:00 – 15:30

Plenary Session B - Oxygen, Oxygen, Oxygen!
Chair: Prof Pierre Diemunsch, EAMS Past President

  1. Oxygenation and Apnoea - Prof. Andrew Farmery, Oxford, UK
  2. THRIVE - Dr Anil Patel, London, UK
  3. Extreme Oxygenation - Dr Elizabeth Behringer, Los Angeles, USA
    (Industry sponsored lecture)
 

Workshop Session 2 (14:00 – 16:00):
Fibreoptic Intubation / Supraglottic Airway Devices / Videolaryngoscopy
Leads: Dr Ravi Bhagrath, London, UK, Dr Ashutosh Wali, Houston, USA Dr Imran Ahmad, London, UK
Liffey Meeting Room 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b

15:30 – 16:00

Tea & Coffee/Exhibition (Liffey, Level 1)

Poster judging (Level 3,4,5)

   

16:00 – 16:45

Keynote Session 2 - Airway surgery - Past, present & future?
Chair: Prof Paul O’Neil, Prof of ENT at RSCI

Breathing Life into the Promethean Dream: advanced therapeutics and the future or airway surgery
Prof Martin Birchall, London, UK

Airway reconstruction - Past and present
Mr Guri Sandhu, London, UK

 

 

16:45 – 18:30

Opening Ceremony - Celebrating 20 years of DAS/SAM

Dr Ellen O’Sullivan, Dublin , Ireland
Dr Elizabeth Behringer, Los Angeles, USA, WAMM Co-chairs

History of DAS and SAM
Dr Adrian Pearce, DAS Past President & Dr Allan Klock, SAM Past President

Introduction of Presidents

Entertainment & networking

 

 

 

Business Meetings

13:00 – 14:00

DAS Annual general meeting - Launch of OAA DAS Airway Guidelines 2015 - App (Liffey hall 2, Level 1)

Download the agenda here

13:00 – 14:00

SAM Annual general meeting (Liffey meeting room 1, Level 1)

19:00 – 21:00

SAM Board of directors meeting (Saddle Room restaurant, Shelbourne Hotel)

 

Scientific Programme (Auditorium)

 

Workshop Programme (Level 1)

08:00 – 09:00

Expert Sessions

What’s new in paediatric airway management?
Challenges in obstetric airway management
Is videolaryngoscopy as good as it looks?
Training the airway trainers
Liverpool approach to complex airway management (ADAM)
Extubation - When and how
Tracheostomy care & troubleshooting / Including decannulation
Pre-operative head & neck patient assessment incl. endoscopy
Supraglottic airway devices in advanced use
Airway Obstruction

(Industry sponsored session)
ODP Session
(Liffey hall 1, Level 1)

 

Workshop Session 3

Ultrasound
Leads: Dr Michael Kristensen, Denmark, Dr Wendy Teoh, Singapore,
Liffey Hall 2

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

   

09:00 – 10:00

Plenary Session C - Ovassapian memorial lectures
Chair:Prof Allan Klock, SAM Past President

  1. Decision making in airway management
    Prof William Rosenblatt, Connecticut, USA
  2. Global & ASA Guidelines
    Prof Carin Hagberg, Houston, USA
 

 

10:00 – 10:45

Keynote Session 3 - Launch of new DAS guidelines
Chair: Dr Ellen O’Sullivan, WAMM Co-chair, Dublin, Ireland


New DAS Intubation Guidelines
Dr Chris Frerk, Northampton, UK

 

 

10:45 – 11:15

Tea & Coffee/Exhibition (Liffey, Level 1)
Poster judging (Level 3,4,5)

   

11:15 – 12:45

Plenary Session D - Airway trauma

Chair: Dr John Doyle, SAM Past President

Experience from the emergency department
Prof John Sakles, Tuscon, USA

Military airway trauma
Dr Edward Otten, Cincinnati, USA

Head and neck trauma - Anaesthesia lessons
Dr Alistair Mulcahy, London, UK

 

Workshop Session 4 (11:00 – 13:00):

Fibreoptic Intubation / Supraglottic Airway Devices / Videolaryngoscopy
Leads: Dr Ravi Bhagrath, London, UK, Dr Ashutosh Wali, Houston, USA, Dr Imran Ahmad, London, UK
Liffey Meeting Room 1 & 2

Front of Neck Access
Lead: Dr Paul Baker, Auckland, New Zealand
Liffey Hall 2

12:45 – 13:45

Lunch (Liffey, Level 1) / Poster Judging (Level 4,5)

Lunch time industry sponsored symposium (Liffey hall 1, Level 1)
"When The Clock Is Ticking" Optiflow THRIVE

   

13:45 – 15:30

Plenary Session E
Chair: Dr Jairaj Rangasami, DAS President & Dr Ashutosh Wali, SAM President

Airway education - A global perspective
Dr Paul Baker, Aukland, New Zealand
Dr Ramón Coloma, Santiago, Chile
Dr Eric Hodgson, Durban, South Africa
Prof Richard Cooper, Toronto, Canada
Dr Alistair McNarry, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Sheila Myatra, Mumbai, India
Prof Arnd Timmerman, Berlin, Germany

 

Workshop Session 5 (14:00 – 16:00):

Fibreoptic Intubation / Supraglottic Airway Devices / Videolaryngoscopy
Leads: Dr Ravi Bhagrath, London, UK, Dr Ashutosh Wali, Houston, USA Dr Imran Ahmad, London, UK
Liffey Meeting Room 2 & 3
Front of Neck Access
Lead: Dr Andy Heard, Perth, Australia
Liffey Hall 2

15:30 – 16:00

Tea & Coffee/Exhibition (Liffey, Level 1)
Poster judging (Level 3,4,5)

   

16:00 – 17:00

Keynote Session 4
Chair: Prof Jaideep Pandit, Scientific Officer of DAS

Man, manikin, manuscript: Research and publications in airway management
Prof Steve Yentis, London, UK

DAS Professor Lecture
Assessing Anaesthetic Equipment - Where do we go from here?

Prof Antony Wilkes, Cardiff, UK

 

 

19:30 – LATE

WAMM celebratory dinner – Guinness Storehouse

 

 

 

Business Meetings

12:45 – 13:45

DAS Annual general meeting part 2 (Liffey meeting room 1, Level 1)

Download the agenda here

12:45 – 13:45

EAMS Council meeting – (Liffey meeting room 4, Level 1)

 

Scientific Programme (Auditorium)

 

Workshop Programme (Level 1)

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

   

09:00 – 10:30

Plenary Session F - Top 10 Oral Abstracts


Prof. Carin Hagberg, Houston, USA
Dr Alistair McNarry, Edinburgh, UK
Prof Arndt Timmerman, Berlin, Germany

 

Workshop Session 2
(09:00 - 10:00)
Ultrasound Dr Michael Kristensen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dr Wendy Teoh, Singapore
Liffey Hall 2

Thoracic
Lead: Dr Edmond Cohen, New York, USA
Liffey Hall 1
Paediatric Airways
Lead: Dr Narasimhan Jagannathan
Liffey Meeting Room 1

09:30 – 10:30

Expert Sessions

Dissemination of critical airway information - Patient, hospital and beyond
Airway publications – A “how to” guide
Airway disasters in the prehospital setting and emergency department
Human factors in airway management
Jet ventilation safety and use
Airway management for morbidly obese patients
Teaching airway management in developing countries
Training the airway trainers

   

10:30 – 11:00

Tea & Coffee/Exhibition (Liffey, Level 1)

 

 

11:00 – 12:00

Plenary Session G - Pro/Con Debate
Chair: Dr Jay Brodsky, Stanford, USA

One lung ventilation - DLT or endobronchial blocker?
DLT- Dr Glenn Russell, Liverpool, UK
Endobronchial blocker - Dr Edmon Cohen, New York, USA

   

12:00 – 12:45

Keynote Session 5
Chair: Dr Chandy Verghese, SAM Past President

Intubation through Supraglottic Devices: A mandatory skill in the era of Videolaryngoscopy?
Prof David Ferson, Houston, Texas
Second Generation Supraglottic Devices: Should they be our first choice?
Prof Fredrich Karl Puhringer, Germany

 

 

12:45 – 13:45

Lunch (Liffey, Level 1)
Lunch time industry sponsored symposia
Adopting ADEPT and protecting the patient
(Liffey hall 1, Level 1)

Video laryngoscopy (VL): The past, present and future
(Liffey hall 2, Level 1)

   

13:45 – 15:00

Plenary Session H
Chair: Prof Kamil Toker, EAMS President

International airway cases - Is there a global concensus
Dr Michael Seltz Kristensen, Denmark
Dr Paul Baker, Auckland, New Zealand
Dr Wendy Teoh, Singapore
Dr Elizabeth Behringer, Los Angeles, USA

 

 

15:00 – 16:15

Keynote Session 6 - Human factors & airway nightmares
Chair: Dr Anil Patel, WAMM Executive Organising Committee

The catch 22 of human supervisory control
Prof Alan Merry, Auckland, New Zealand
Life, death and mistakes
Dr Kevin Fong, London, UK

   

16:15 – 16:30

Prize Giving & Closing Remarks
Dr Ellen O’Sullivan, Dublin, Ireland
Dr Elizabeth Behringer, Los Angeles, USA
WAMM Co-chairs

 

 

 

Business Meetings

12:45 – 13:45

EAMS Annual general meeting (Liffey meeting room 1, Level 1)

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