Programme Overview

Time Wednesday 13 November Thursday 14 November Friday 15 November Saturday 16 November
08:00 – 18:00

14:00 – 18:00

Pre-Congress Workshop

Registration

Opening

Keynote & Plenary Sessions

Congress Workshop

Business Meetings

Registration

Keynote & Plenary Sessions

Congress Workshop

Business Meetings

Registration

Keynote & Plenary

Sessions

Congress Workshops

Business Meetings

Closing Ceremony

Evening Networking Welcome Reception WAMM 2019 Congress Gala Dinner

WEDNESDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2019

Beurs van Berlage

11:30-12:30 Workshops and Simulation Registration
12:30-18:00 Workshops
Simulation

THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2019

Beurs van Berlage

Scientific Programme
(Auditorium)
Expert Sessions
(1st Floor)
08:00 – 09:00 Registration Ground Floor Foyer
09:00 – 09:30
Welcome Address and Opening Ceremony

Ellen O’Sullivan (Ireland)
Elizabeth Behringer (USA)
Hans Huitink (The Netherlands)
Anil Patel (UK)
Richard Cooper (Canada)
Tino Greif (Switzerland)

09:30 – 11:00
Session 1 – Human Factors HF Interactive session

Mark Stacey (UK)
Nick Chrimes (Australia)
Alan Merry (New Zealand)
Hans Huitink (The Netherlands)

11:00 -11:30 Tea & Coffee/Exhibition
1:30 – 12:45
Session 2 – Full Stomach

Identify full stomach – role of gastric ultrasound
Peter Van De Putte (Belgium)

The place of CP / positive pressure ventilation in 2019
Max Sorbello (Italy)

Ethical, medical and legal implications –
Tim Cook (UK)

Discussion

12:45 -14:00 Lunch / Poster Judging
Lunch Time Symposium
14:00 -15:30
Session 3 – Oxygen Friend & Foe

Oxygenation and THRIVE
Anil Patel (UK)

Can there be too much oxygen prior to
intubation and extubation?
Dan Martin (UK)

Intravenous Oxygen and Oxygen Reserve
Index
John Keir (USA)

Discussion

15:30 -16:00 Tea & Coffee/Exhibition
16:00 -17:30
Session 4 – Improving Airway Proficiency – learning new techniques

Technology Enhanced Learning
Paul Baker (New Zealand)

Airway Leads
Alistair McNarry (UK)

Simulation –
Tino Greif (Switzerland)

Airway courses
Adam Law (Canada)

Discussion

17:30 -18:00
Opening Ceremony: Celebrating WAMM 2

Ellen O’Sullivan
Elizabeth Behringer
WAMM Executive Directors

Introduction of DAS, SAM, EAMS Presidents / Airway Village

Followed by Entertainment and complimentary drinks reception in Exhibition area

FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2019

Scientific Programme
(Auditorium Ground Floor)
08:30 – 09:00 Registration Ground Floor Foyer
09:00 – 10:30
Session 5 – Auditorium Ground Floor

Ovassapian Memorial Lecture – Outcomes
Richard Cooper (USA)

DAS Professor Lecture – Obstetric Airway
Mary Mushambi (UK)

EAMS Scientific Lecture – Giulio Frova (Italy)

10:30 – 11:00 Tea & Coffee/Exhibition
11:00 -11:30
Session 6 – Airway guidelines PUMA

Universal guidelines PUMA
Carin Hagberg (USA) / Nick Chrimes (Australia)

11:00-12:30

Expert Sessions 1

11:30-13:00

1st Floor
  1. Extubation in the high risk patient- management and planning for failure
  2. Ultrasound for the safer management of the airway
  3. How to get your work published – strategies and pitfalls
  4. Jet ventilation and laser safety in shared airway Surgery
  5. Updates in anaesthesia for Thoracic surgery / onelung ventilation
  6. Oxygenation: new modalities, evidence and perspectives
11:30 – 12:45
Session 7 – Pro / Con

Difficult airway = Awake Tracheal Intubation (ATI)

Pro – Imran Ahmad (UK)
Con – Irene Osborn (USA)
Discussion

Pro / Con
Succinylcholine is outdated ?

Pro – Ellen O’Sullivan (Ireland)
Con – Pierre Bradley (Australia)
Discussion

12:45 -14:00 Lunch
Lunch Time Symposia
14:00 -15:30
Session 8 – Emergency Airway Practise

Why is ER airway practise different?
Richard Levitan (USA)

Why is airway management during resuscitation different?
Jasmeet Soar (UK)

London Air Ambulance Airway Management –
David Lockey (UK)

Mountain Rescue Airway Practise –
Lorenz Theiler (Switzerland)

15:30 -16:00 Tea & Coffee/Exhibition
16:00 -17:15
Session 9 – Airway education – A global perspective

China – Prof Wuha Ma
South Africa – Dr Ross Hoffmeyer
Brazil – Dr Daniel Perin
India – Dr Sheila Myatra, Mumbai,
Middle East – Dr Nabil Shallik, Qatar

19:30 – Late WAMM 2019 Gala Evening Dutch Opera House & Ballet

SATURDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2019

Scientific Programme
(Auditorium Ground Floor)
Expert Sessions and Innovation Session
(1st Floor)
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:30
Session 10 – Top 10 Oral Abstracts

Chairs: Alistair McNarry (UK) and
Carin Hagberg (USA)

09:00-10:30

Expert Sessions 2

7.The tracheostomy patient – how to trouble shoot and plan airway management
8. What’s new in Obstetric airway management
9.Is the Videolaryngoscope a necessity and not a luxury? Advances and novel uses of VL in current practice
10.Novel methods of ventilation?
11.SHANA Head & neck session
12.Training the trainers in airway management
13.Best practice for airway equipment: High level disinfection strategies versus single-use devices

09:00-10:30

Innovation Session
(applicants via abstracts)
Chair: Bernie Liban (UK)
10:30 – 11:00 Tea & Coffee/Exhibition
11:00 – 12:00
Session 11 – Intensive Care and the Airway

Global tracheostomy project
Brendan McGrath (UK)

The Physiologically Difficult Airway
Jarrod Mosier (USA)

Organisational aspects of ICU airway practise
Elizabeth Behringer (USA)

Discussion

12:00 -13:00
Session 12 -International airway cases – Is there a global consensus

Michael Seltz Kristensen, Denmark
Lauren Berkow, USA
Barry Macguire UK
Wendy Teoh, Singapore
Laura Duggan, Canada
Vladimir Nekhendzy, USA
Tolga Saracoglu, Turkey
Andy Higgs UK
Arnd Timmerman, Germany
Lorraine Foley USA

13:00-14:00 Lunch
Lunch Time Symposia
14:00 -14:30
Session 13 WAMM Session

WAMM projects – Nomenclature
Kariem El-Boghdadly

WAMM projects – High Flow / THRIVE Consensus
Anika Sud Nasal

WAMM projects – Global Airway Leads
Paul Baker

14:00-15:30
Expert Sessions 3
15. The difficult airway in Paediatrics
15. Airway management challenges in the Obese patient
16.Controversies in the use of Supraglottic airway devices– new trends and concepts
17.DART and DAARC – Difficult Airway
18. Response Team and Difficult Airway Algorithm and Rescue Cricothyrotomy Airway management in the prehospital and emergency departments- disasters, challenges and solutions
19. The history of airway management, innovations and device development
20. Human performance when things go awry during airway management
14:30 -16:00
Session 14 – Most important Airway papers 2015-2019

Top 3 airway papers in your journal

Anaesthesia
Andy Klein

BJA
Hugh Hemmings

CJA
Hilary Grocott

EJA
Tino Greif

Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Sim Jagannathan

16:00 -16:30
Session 13 WAMM Session

Fly me to the Moon
Kevin Fong

16:30 -17:00
Prize Giving & Closing Remarks

Ellen O’Sullivan
Elizabeth Behringer
Hans Huitink
Anil Patel
Richard Cooper
Tino Greif

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