June 5th – 7th, University of Glasgow
This conference will present exciting new developments to determine prevalence of lymphoedema. It will focus on the most current knowledge with the potential to reduce the incidence, prevalence and impact of lymphoedema on peoples’ lives. It will bring together international speakers from the fields of clinical practice, research and policy including Prof. Neil Piller from Australia, Prof. Christine Moffatt from the UK and Prof. Junko Sugama from Japan.
One of the special tracks will be on eHealth – exploring how digital technology and social media can provide new opportunities in the field of lympodoedema. Presentations and workshops will examine approaches to improving care, sharing research and building learning communities, investigating new ways of delivering care, of learning and of working with patients for maximum impact. In addition, on the 6th June there will be an integrated Patients Day where some of the latest issues in enabling self-management will be demonstrated and discussed.
Complementing the educational elements of the programme, there will be lots of opportunities to build up your network of friends and colleagues. On the evening of Thursday, 5thJune, the Lord Provost is hosting a Civic Reception in the stunning Glasgow City Chambers (City Hall). While on Friday, 6th June, a Conference Dinner fundraiser will be held at the Thistle Hotel, Glasgow where you can experience the fun of an informal Ceilidh (Scottish music and dance), some mini Scottish Highland Games and the presentation of the ILF Awards.
There is also special encouragement and support for those from developing economies and researchers new to the field of lymphoedema to come and share their work.
Features of the Day Conference include:
- An opportunity to network with leading lymphoedema specialists and groups from around the world
- A special track on emerging eHealth approaches to improving care, sharing research and building community, learning from experience in other fields
- Encouragement and support for new researchers and those new to the area of lymphoedema
- Over 100 presentations, seminars and workshops on the latest advances, research and practice
- An Integrated Patients Day on the 6th of June, with an ability to interact and learn from the experts
And don’t forget that the Online Conference runs during the days before the Day Conference.
Prof. Christine Moffatt CBEUniversity of Nottingham, UK
Peter MortimerSt. George's University Hospital, London
Junko SugamaKanazawa University, Kanazawa
Neil PillerDirector ILF, Flinders University, Adelaide