Scientific Program

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

* Subject to change

07:00-17:00

Registration 

 08:20-08:30

08:20-08:30
Welcome and Opening
Prof. Amit Gefen, Israel | Congress Chairperson

08:30-09:30

Session I
Risk Management and Risk Assessment


Chair: Prof. Dimitri Beeckman, Belgium

08:30-08:50
Microclimate and Pressure Ulcer Development
Prof. Michael Clark. UK

08:50-09:10
The Development of a New Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Instrument
Dr. Susanne Coleman, UK

09:10-09:30
A Suppressed Early Innate Immune Reaction during Wound Healing is Associated with an Ultimate Hypertrophic Scar Outcome
Dr. Frank Niessen, The Netherlands       

09:30-10:00

Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition

10:00-11:00

Session II
Novel Approaches for Accelerating Wound Healing

Chair:
 Prof. Karen Ousey, UK

10:00-10:20
Novel in Vitro Technologies for Testing Compounds for Chronic Wound Care
Prof.  Sue Gibbs, The Netherlands

10:20-10:40
Role of Energy based Therapies in Accelerating Wound Healing
Assoc. Prof. Ardeshir Bayat, UK

10:40-11:00
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Dr. Julian Vitse, France

11:00-11:15

Short Break

11:15-12:15

Sponsored Symposium
Supported by Bruin Biometrics (BBI)

12:15-13:15

Lunch and visit the Exhibition

13:15-14:15

Sponsored Symposium
Supported by Dabir Surfaces

14:15-14:30

Short Break

14:30-15:30

Session III
Clinical Trials in Wound Care: Design, Conduct and Outcomes


Chair: Prof. Keith Harding, UK

14:30-14:45
A Cochrane Review on Incontinence- Associated Dermatitis (IAD) for Making the Case for Core Outcome Sets (COS) in Clinical Trials in Wound Care
Prof. Dimitri Beeckman, Belgium

14:45-15:00
Outcomes and endpoints in Clinical Pressure Ulcer Prevention Trials
Dr. Jan Kottner, Germany

15:00-15:15
Real World Research: Improving Patient Outcomes
Prof. Karen Ousey, UK

15:15-15:30
Quality versus Saving: Outcomes and Indicators to Wound Care
Prof. Paulo Alves, Portugal

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition

16:00-17:15

Session IV
Innovation in Wound Care Management

Chair: Prof. Sue Gibbs, The Netherlands

16:00-16:15
Amniotic Membrane in the Treatment of Leg Ulcers 
Prof. Paulo Alves, Portugal
             
16:15-16:30
Use of Quantitative Non-invasive Devices in Assessment of Cutaneous Wounds
Assoc. Prof. Ardeshir Bayat, UK

16:30-16:45 
Wounds and Wales: Creating a National Centre-Challenges and Opportunities
Prof. Keith Harding, UK

16:45-17:00
Wound Care, Are we Getting the Basics Right? Reflections on the "Burden of Wounds”
Prof. Peter Vowden, UK

17:00-17:15
Challenging Dogmas in Wound Management; Changing the Standards of Wound Care
Prof. Moris Topaz, Israel

17:15 -17:45

Network Reception 
supported by the Symposium Sponsors


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

 

08:00-17:00

Registration 

08:30-09:30

Session V
Preventing and Managing Infection

Chair: 
Prof. Amit Gefen, Israel 

08:30-08:50
A Formulation-Based Approach to Infection Prevention
Prof. Barbara Conway, UK

08:50-09:10
Wound Care Challenges-Managing Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Wound Infection
Prof. Valerie Edward-Jones, UK

09:10-09:30
Treating Wound Infection in the Face of Antiseptic Resistance
Prof. Rose Cooper, UK

09:30-10:00

Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition

10:00-11:00

Session VI
Management of Ulcers and Burns

Chair
: Dr Alison Porter-Armstrong, UK

10:00-10:15
Leg Ulceration: Management, Evidence and Future Developments
Ms. Leanne Atkin, UK

10:15-10:30
Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Dr. Tzaki Siev-Ner,  Israel   

10:30-10:45
Tissue-Engineered Skin in Burn Management and Research, How to Collect the Evidence
Prof. Esther Middelkoop, Netherlands

10:45-11:00
Lower Limb Ischaemic Wound FlowOx™ Therapy – Clinical Trial Protocol
Prof. Christopher Nester, UK

11:00-11:15

Short Break

11:15-12:15

Sponsored Symposium
Symposium Supported by 
APA Parafricta Limited

12:15-13:15

Lunch and visit the Exhibition

13:15-14:15

Sponsored Symposium
Symposium Supported by IVT Medical Ltd

14:15-14:30

Short Break

14:30-15:30

Session VII
Evidence Based Prevention


Chair: Prof. Marco Romanelli, Italy

14:30-14:45
Metrology Strategies for use as an Evidence Base in Device Evaluations
Mr. Isaac Leung, UK

14:45-15:00
Translating Evidence-Based Pressure Injury Prevention Strategies to the Intensive Care Environment: The SUSTAIN Study
Prof Fiona Coyer, Australia

15:0015:15
Using Technology in Occupational Therapy Intervention to Prevent Sitting Acquired Pressure Ulcers
Dr Alison Porter-Armstrong, UK

15:15-15:30
The National Stop the Pressure Programme for England
Rn. Jacqui Fletcher, Independent Nurse Consultant, UK

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition

16:00-17:00

Session VIII
Technologies for Prevention, Early Detection and Monitoring of Wounds

Chair: 
Dr. Frank Niessen, The Netherlands

16:00-16:20
Diagnostics in Wound Management
Prof. Marco Romanelli, Italy

16:20-16:40
Sub Epidermal Moisture Measurement for Early Pressure Ulcer Detection
Prof. Zena Moore, Ireland

16:40-17:00
Key Concepts for Effective Prevention and Technological Embodiments
Prof. Amit Gefen, Israel

17:00-17:10

17:00-17:10
Congress Closing
Prof. Amit Gefen, Israel | Congress Chairperson