Program


5 May 2018 (Saturday)
13:00-14:00
BI Lunch Symposium - Stroke Prevention in High Risk AF Patients
Chairman: Dr Jo Jo Hai
 
13:20-13:35
Balancing risk and benefits of OAC treatment in elderly AF patients
- Prof David Siu (Hong Kong)
 
13:35-13:50
Personalised antithrombotic treatment in AF-PCI patients
- Dr Chi-Kin Chan (Hong Kong)
 
13:50-14:00
Question & Answer
14:00-14:10
Welcoming & Opening Remarks
Prof Mary Ip – Head, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Prof Sophia Chan – Secretary for Food and Health, Government of the HKSAR
14:10-14:40
David Todd Distinguished Lecture
Chairman: Prof Karen Lam
To sleep, to breathe, perchance to dream
– Prof Mary Ip (Hong Kong)
14:40-16:10
Novel Therapeutics in Diabetes
Chairmen: Prof Kathryn Tan & Dr Nelson Wat
 
14:40-15:05
From clinical trials to real world evidence: new dimensions in Type 2 diabetes
- Prof Mikhail Kosiborod (United States)
 
15:05-15:30
The diabetes landscape revisited: evolving role of SGLT2 inhibition in CV outcomes
– Prof Christoph Wanner (Germany)
 
15:30-15:55
The emerging ultra-long acting basal insulin: translating clinical trials into real-world evidence
– Prof Richard Holt (United Kingdom)
 
15:55-16:10
Question & Answer
16:10-16:40
Coffee/Tea Break
16:40-17:10
Richard Yu Lecture
Chairman: Prof Richard Yu
Hepatology as practised by a Nephrologist
– Prof Tak-Mao Chan (Hong Kong)
17:10-18:30
Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine Symposium
Chairmen: Prof Bernard Cheung & Prof Donald Singer
 
17:10-17:30
The centenary of postgraduate medicine in London: progress on safety of medicines
- Prof Donald Singer (United Kingdom)
 
17:30-17:50
How could precision medicine add value to daily clinical practice?
- Dr Ken Redekop (Netherlands)
 
17:50-18:10
Psychoactive and opioid drug overprescribing - a modern epidemic
- Prof Jamie Coleman (United Kingdom)
 
18:10-18:30
Nothing gets my blood pressure down!
- Prof Albert Ferro (United Kingdom)


6 May 2018 (Sunday)
09:00-10:30
Interactive Workshop for Clinical Practices
Chairmen: Dr Desmond Yap & Ms Frances Chiu
 
09:00-09:45
Integrated palliative care for advanced medical diseases
– Dr Kwok-Ying Chan, Dr Bryan Li & Ms Wendy Chiu (Hong Kong)
 
09:45-10:00
Lift up your heart: cardiac rehabilitation
– Dr Tsz-Kin Kwok & Miss Eunice Kwok (Hong Kong)
10:30-11:00
Coffee/Tea Break
11:00-12:30
Immunotherapy in Real Practice
Chairmen: Dr Carmen Ho & Dr James Ho
 
11:00-11:30
The evolving landscape of Immunotherapy for the treatment of NSCLC
- Dr Bin-Chi Liao (Taiwan)
 
11:30-12:00
Immuno-oncology breakthrough in lung cancer, how to assess and manage potential toxicity
- Dr Roland Leung (Hong Kong)
 
12:00-12:30
Understanding spondyloarthritis: screening, early diagnosis, and disease management
- Prof Maxime Dougados (France)
12:30-13:45
Novartis Lunch Symposium - Recognising the Progression & Improving Outcomes in Heart Failure
Chairman: Prof David Siu
 
13:00-13:45
Is there a need to step up treatment with “mild, stable” heart failure patients?
- Prof Theresa McDonagh (United Kingdom)
13:45-15:15
Optimising Patient Outcomes in Cardiovascular and Renal Diseases
Chairmen: Prof David Siu & Dr Terence Yip
 
13:45-14:15
Disease burden and novel treatments for the management of hyperkalaemia and anaemia in CKD
– Prof Sydney Tang (Hong Kong)
 
14:15-14:45
The new and revised concepts of DAPT – from new guidelines & clinical studies to daily practice
- Dr Pak-Hei Chan (Hong Kong)
 
14:45-15:15
Systolic hypertension management: an update from latest guidelines
– Prof Chu-Pak Lau (Hong Kong)
15:15-15:45
Coffee/Tea Break
15:45-17:15
Hot Topics in Respiratory Medicine
Chairmen: Prof Wah-Kit Lam & Prof Donald Yu
 
15:45-16:10
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis management in the ‘real world’
- Dr Felix Chua (United Kingdom)
 
16:10-16:35
What should we consider for our COPD patients? Important factors in choosing LAMA/LABA fixed-dose combinations and inhalers
- Prof Christine Jenkins (Australia)
 
16:35-17:00
The role of inhaled dual-bronchodilators and inhaler devices in COPD management
– Prof Nicholas Roche (France)
 
17:00-17:15
Panel Discussion - Pros/Cons discussion on role of ICS in COPD
Discussants: Prof Christine Jenkins, Prof Nicholas Roch
17:45-18:00
Closing Remarks
Prof David Siu, Chairman, Organising Committee, 23rd HKMF

Last updated: 20 April 2018

Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure that all aspects of the conference announced will take place as scheduled, the Organising Committee reserves the right to make changes at anytime should the need arises.