2014 Conference Program

 

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FRIDAY, 2nd May 2014

 

9–10am

Conference Registration

10–10:20am

Conference Opening and Overview

10:20–10:50am

Keynote Address: Mast Cell Disease – But you look ok!?!
David Mayne
TAMS Chair

10:50–11:10am

MORNING TEA

11:10am–12:10pm

Keynote Address:   Mast cell disease and anaphylaxis: what the patient needs to know Mishele Cunningham, USAMishele is a very knowledgeable Registered Nurse, BSN, PHN and is a Patient Referral Coordinator, TMS’ Education Chair, and the Medical Conference Chair.She has had SM since birth and is covered with UP.
12:10-1:10pm LUNCH, NETWORKING AND REST

1:10–2:10pm

OmalizumabProfessor Jo Douglass  Head of the Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy at the Royal Melbourne Hospital

2:15–3:15pm

Living with a Chronic IllnessLynda Katona – Clinical Psychologist- Manager of Psychology services at Alfred Health- Melbourne  and also runs a small private practice

3:15–3:30pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3:30 –4:00pm

Carers Workshop: Get to know youSupporting loved ones and their mast cellsChair: Heather Mayne & Jeff Otto Patients Workshop: Get to know youCaring for your carerChair: David Mayne & Claire Ellis

4:00–6:30pm

FREE TIME – REST TIME

6:30–8:30pm

Meet and greet social evening – casual social event @ Quest Brighton.

 

 

SATURDAY, 3rd May 2014

 

8–9:00am

Conference Registration and Day Guests

9 – 10am

Keynote Address:  Dr Celia Zubrinich – A Medical Overview of Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Disorders. Allergy, Sleep and Respiratory Physician at the Alfred Hospital

10am–10:45am

Dietician – Amanda Cane

10:45–11am

MORNING TEA

11am–12:00pm

Low Histamine chef – Yasmina Ykelenstam – High Nutrient  anti-diet 101 (anti-histamine/anti inflammatory)

12:00–12:45pm

Lunch + Networking

12:45–1:00pm

A short commercial break – Arbonne  / Rheumatologist research project

1:00–2:00pm

Re-charge time  / networking / Rheumatologist research project  *** (possible late speaker TBA)

2:00–2.30pm

Walk –a- thon registration and hydration station

2.30–5:30pm

 Walk-a-thon “March for Masto”

5:30–6:30pm

FREE TIME – REST TIME

6:30–9pm

Conference Dinner – optional extraVenue – TBAAttire: Smart Casual 

 

SUNDAY, 4th May 2014

 

9:00 – 9:30am

Conference Registration (Day Guests)

9:30–10:15am

Carers Workshop: Surviving MastoSupporting loved ones and their mast cells – where to from here?Chair: Heather Mayne & Jeff Otto Patients Workshop: Surviving MastoCaring for your carer – where to from here?Chair: Claire Ellis

10:15 -10:45am

Future Planning – Where to next year? Conference topics?

10:45–11am

MORNING TEA

11:00-11:45

The Australasian Mastocytosis Society Annual General Meeting (AGM)TAMS Committee

11:45am–12pm

Final address TBA    Close of Conference

12:30–1:30pm

Networking / R & R / Home time J  (pack away)

More Information

 

  1. Conference Presentations will be delivered face-to-face, live via Skype or as pre-recorded conference presentation videos.
  2. Please bear in mind that alterations to this program may occur. We are still working away behind the scenes adding the finishing touches to this fantastic conference. There are just a few last minute confirmations to be made regarding the time slots and some late additions to our speakers list. The finalised conference program will be available as soon as possible.
  3. Both The Royal Brighton Yacht Club and Quest Brighton have been alerted to our sensitivities to chemicals and perfumes.  They will undertake precautions to their best ability. Please be mindful of your fellow masto mates and avoid wearing perfumes, after shave and strong deodorants.