Wednesday 17th November
Day 1 Programme

Beginners Ballet

08.15 – 09.00

Registration Opens, Refreshments & Trade Exhibition

08.15 – 08.50

Registration Opens, Refreshments & Trade Exhibition

09.00 – 10.30

Session 1

08.50 – 09.00

Opening Remarks from ACTACC President, Mr Niall O'Keeffe

Peri-operative Brain Function

Dr Chris Hawthorne, Glasgow

Monitoring of the Noci-AntiNociception Balance      

Prof Luc Barvais, Belgium

10.30 – 11.00

Refreshments, Trade Exhibition & Scientific Poster Viewing

Coagulation Management in Extra-corporeal Circuits

Prof Henry Watson, Aberdeen

11.00 – 12.40

Session 2

Are We Giving Too Much Oxygen?

Dr Daniel Martin, London

Opiate Free Anaesthesia for Thoracic surgery

Dr Guillermo Martinez, Cambridge

Research in Cardiac Surgery

Prof Gavin Murphy, Leicester


Dr Seema Agarwal, Manchester

12.40 – 13.40

Lunch, Trade Exhibition, Scientific Poster Viewing & Linkmen Lunch

Welcome to Glasgow Speech

13.40 – 13.50

Lord Provost of Glasgow

13.50 – 15.30

Session 3

Love over Fear in Health Care: Better Conversations and Better Outcomes

Mr John Sturrock QC, Core Solutions, Edinburgh

TEE Guidance for Structural Heart Disease: Merging Expertise and Technologies

Prof Massimiliano Meineri, Leipzig

Let’s Talk Tracheostomy - Improving the Quality and Safety of Care

Dr Brendan McGrath, Manchester

15:30 – 16:00

Refreshments, Trade Exhibition & Scientific Poster Viewing

16.00 – 17.30

Session 4

Valves, Foam and LVRS

Mr Alan Kirk, Glasgow

AnaConDa experience in ECMO Patients

Dr Guy Glover, London

Three Best Papers in Cardiac Anaesthesia

Dr Ben Shelley, Glasgow