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Date and time Session title Speaker / Chair
Thursday 14th 09:30 - 10:30 Registration, Refreshments
and Exhibition

Thursday 14th 10:30 - 11:00 Inspiring leadership and overcoming challenges
Plenary
10:30 Opening address, Vanessa Beattie
10:35 Keynote presentation, Doreen Black

Vanessa Beattie (Chair)
Doreen Black (Speaker)
Thursday 14th 11:00 - 11:45 Prevention and screening
Plenary
11:00 Tobacco Dependency and the CNS role in supporting cessation, Matt Evison
11:20 Lung Cancer Screening – my personal story, James Brokenshire, MP
11:35 Panel discussion

Matthew Evison (Speaker)
James Brokenshire MP (Speaker)
Jackie Fenemore (Chair)
Lavinia Magee (Chair)
Thursday 14th 11:45 - 12:30 Everything you wanted to know about prehabilitation
Plenary
11:45 The nurse and physiotherapist perspective, Pamela Rose and Alun Myers
12:05 Physical activity and plethysmography, Amy Kerr
12:25 Panel discussion

Pamela Rose (Speaker)
Al Myers (Speaker)
Amy Kerr (Speaker)
Julia McAdam (Chair)
Lucy Heycock (Chair)
Thursday 14th 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
and Exhibition

Thursday 14th 13:30 - 14:30 Future Frontiers in Surgery
Plenary
13:30 From the needle to discharge – the impact of anaesthetics, Neil Rasburn
13:50 Will surgeons become a thing of the past? Advances in lung cancer surgery, Doug West
14:10 Complex tumour resection through a single keyhole, Laura Socci
14:25 Q&A

Neil Rasburn (Speaker)
Doug West (Speaker)
Laura Socci (Speaker)
Jenny Mitchell (Chair)
Josie Roberts (Chair)
Thursday 14th 14:30 - 15:15 The importance of the lung CNS in maximising outcomes with immunotherapy
Sponsored satellite symposium

Session Sponsor: Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited
To Be Confirmed (Speaker)
Thursday 14th 15:15 - 15:45 Afternoon tea
and Exhibition

Thursday 14th 15:45 - 16:30 Mesothelioma Update
Plenary
15.45-16.00 Germline Testing for Mesothelioma Predisposition, Leah Taylor
16.00-16.10 Correlation of Regional Mesothelioma Data, Louise Gilham
16.10-16.30 Mesothelioma UK Project Feedback
- The Armed Forces Project, Anne Moylan
- The MORE Survey, Lorraine Creech
- Mesothelioma UK Research Strategy, Liz Darlison
- Clinical Trial Information, Leah Taylor

Lorraine Creech (Chair)
Anne Moylan (Chair)
Liz Darlison (Speaker)
Leah Taylor (Speaker)
Louise Gilham (Speaker)
Thursday 14th 16:30 - 17:15 Desert Island Case Studies
Sponsored satellite symposium
The clinical & personal journeys of lung cancer through the eyes of the patient and Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist
Session Sponsor: Roche Products Ltd
Julia McAdam (Chair)
Lavinia Magee (Speaker)
To Be Confirmed (Speaker)
Friday 15th 09:00 - 09:45 Changing attitudes to lung cancer – my personal story
Plenary

Chris Draft (Speaker)
Pamela Rose (Chair)
Rachel Thomas (Chair)
Friday 15th 09:45 - 10:30 Project Feedback
Plenary
09:45 The NLCFN Thoracic Surgical Group Feedback, Jenny Mitchell
09:55 Annual Workshop: The role of the CNS in the lung cancer pathway, Alice Bobat
10:05 Presentation of best abstract 1
10:15 Presentation of best abstract 2
10:25 Q&A

Jenny Mitchell (Speaker)
Alice Bobat (Speaker)
Pamela Rose (Chair)
Rachel Thomas (Chair)
Friday 15th 10:30 - 11:15 Morning Coffee
and Exhibition

Friday 15th 11:15 - 12:00 Research Session
Plenary
11:15 Should we stop saying 'nursing research'? Join us for the RIG debate!, Janelle Yorke
11:30 Development of a mesothelioma personalized patient held record, Maria Guerin
11:40 Lung cancer surgery patients’ attitudes, perceived barriers and facilitators towards exercise: A Q-Methodology study, Salma Kadiri
11:50 What do people living with and surviving lung cancer want and need from the Recovery Package, Josie Roberts

Janelle Yorke (Speaker)
Maria Guerin (Speaker)
Salma Kadiri (Speaker)
Josie Roberts (Speaker)
Jackie Fenemore (Chair)
Sandra Wakelin (Chair)
Friday 15th 12:00 - 12:45 Advances in symptom management
Plenary
12:00 Radiotherapy for multiple brain metastases, Dr. Catherine McBain
12:20 Managing symptoms/side effects of TKIs, Dr Sharmistha Ghosh
12:40 Q&A

Karen Clayton (Chair)
Carol Davies (Chair)
Catherine McBain (Speaker)
sharmistha Ghosh (Speaker)
Friday 15th 12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
and Exhibition

Friday 15th 14:00 - 14:45 Integrating durvalumab into clinical practice: considerations for the MDT
Sponsored satellite symposium

Session Sponsor: AstraZeneca
Jackie Fenemore (Chair)
John Conibear (Speaker)
Delyth McEntee (Speaker)
Friday 15th 14:45 - 15:20 When no treatment is the best treatment
Plenary

Rob George (Speaker)
Vanessa Beattie (Chair)
Karen Clayton (Chair)
Friday 15th 15:20 - 15:30 Close
Plenary

Vanessa Beattie (Chair)

We're grateful for sponsorship from those companies listed for supporting this event including our Platnimun Sponsors AstraZeneca, MSD, and Roche. For a full list of all sponsors please see our sponsors page. Read our statement on commercial funding for more information.

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