We are delighted to let our members and non members know that we will be hosting the 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) at the Crowne Plaza at Gerrard’s Cross on Monday the 15th and 16th of April 2024.
Gerrard’s Cross is situated just outside London and is approximately 30 mins from London Marylebone train station.
The hotel is absolutely superb and we are confident that they will give all our delegates a very nice welcome.
Ticket bookings are now available. If you are a member you will need to sign in to your account and if you are a non member you will need to register which will then allow you to add tickets to your shopping cart and check out using an online payment.
Please contact us via the website contact form if you have any queries.
An overview of the programme is below.
We look forward to seeing you in 2024.
DAY 1: Monday 15th April 2024
|09:00||Registration and refreshments|
|10:25||Welcome and introduction|
Jimmy Walker, CSC Chair
|10:30||Kelsey Lecture: |
Disinfection and Decontamination in Healthcare settings – critical aspects of microbial control
|11:30||Tea and coffee|
|12:00||Corporate presentation 1|
|12:30||Corporate presentation 2|
|14:00||Debate: “This house believes that “Passionate idealism for sustainable decontamination threatens patient safety”|
Moderator: Pat Cattini
For: Mike Simmons
Against: Mahmood Bhutta
|15:15||Tea and coffee|
|Chair:||Andrea Wadey – Risks associated with decontamination and the built environment|
|15:45||Dry surface biofilms – Decontamination issues to assess.|
|16:15||Water supplies in the built environment – what are the risks?|
|16:45||Final questions and close|
|17:00||Annual general meeting|
|19:30||Mike Emmerson drinks reception followed by the ASM Conference dinner and quiz hosted by Mike Bowden|
Day 2: Tuesday 16th April 2024
|08:30||Registration and refreshments|
|09:15||Corporate presentation 3 |
|09:45||Corporate presentation 4|
|10:15||Tea and coffee|
|10:45||Revolutionising robotic assisted surgery|
|11:15||Surgeon’s perspective and patient benefits|
|11:45||Challenges of reprocessing robotic instruments|
|Chair:||Becky Hill – Education, Training, Competency|
|13:20||The evolving world of education and what to look out for next|
|13:50||Understanding each other – why using the correct terminology matters|
|14:20||The all new compendium of Principles of Decontamination|
|14:50||Tea and coffee|
|15:05||Probe decontamination: the importance of training and education|
|15:35||How the Hurrell-Simpson Award has supported my career|
|16:00||How digitisation can improve endoscopy audits|
|16:30||Close of meeting|
Jimmy Walker, CSC Chair