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Programme & Meeting Information

13th & Friday 14th June 2019, Brighton

UK ONCOLOGY FORUM 2019
Location: Hilton Brighton Metropole
Dates: Thursday 13th & Friday 14th June 2019

DRAFT PROGRAMME

Draft Programme 24/05/19

Please visit the speakers page for further details of the speakers and chairs

ABPI/CODE OF CONDUCT

The programme has been designed and developed solely by the UK Oncology Forum Faculty. No sponsors have had any input or influence over the programme design or speaker choices. This meeting is for UK Oncology Healthcare Professionals only.

The meeting will run strictly in accordance to the ABPI Code of Practice. The varying sponsorships packages are primarily for the purchase of promotional exhibition stand space.

No spouses/partners can accompany you to the UK Oncology Forum 2019.

EXHIBITION

The UK Oncology Forum Faculty would like to thank all the sponsors and exhibitors and encourage all attendees to please visit the exhibition area.

EXHIBITION PRIME TIMES

Thursday 13th June 2019
12:00hrs – 13:00hrs
14:00hrs - 14:25hrs

Friday 14th June 2019
07:30hrs – 08:30hrs
10:15hrs – 11:25hrs
13:15hrs – 14:30hrs

CHARITY CORNER

The clinical stream chairs have nominated a charity of their choice to have the opportunity to exhibit at the Oncology Forum. By attending the Oncology Forum this provides the charities a platform to showcase their patient support programmes and research projects, to cancer healthcare professionals. The Oncology Forum Faculty are proud to offer FREE exhibition space to charities that support patients. “Working TOGETHER, Working for Patients”.

CANCER COLLABORATION

The UK Oncology Forum Faculty have offered FREE meeting space and support to other cancer organisations that are committed to the continued education of healthcare professionals. We are delighted to welcome and include our colleagues from the following organisations: The ACP, BASO, BOPA, HEE, NLCFN, NOTCH, UK HCC, UKONS, and UKOMiC.

These groups will be holding meetings ahead of the conference and ALL their members will attend Day One of the meeting. If you are attending any of the fringe meetings for further details, please go to the Cancer Collaboration & Fringe Meeting page.

CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

This meeting is only available to UK Cancer Health Care Professionals.

IF YOU WORK IN THE PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SECTOR THERE WILL BE A REGISTRATION CHARGE OF £250 THIS WILL INCLUDE YOUR ACCOMMODATION, LUNCHES AND THE CONFERENCE DINNER. THIS WILL BE CHARGED UPON REGISTRATION, IF YOU CANCEL BEFORE 7 WEEKS LEAD TO THE MEETING YOU WILL RECEIVE A REFUND LESS A £25 ADMINISTRATION CHARGE. Cancellations received after the 7 weeks cancellation policy, will be charged the full rate. We will endeavour where possible to offer your place to a member of the waiting list, however, most HCPs now have to give at least 6 weeks, study leave notice. This rule has been issued by the Faculty and is NON-Negotiable and is part of the Ts & Cs that you have agreed to upon registration.

TRAVEL

Please arrange your own travel to and from the conference. Travel cannot be supported.

See below PDF with some suitable train and flight options.

MEETING VENUE

We are delighted to be holding the 13th Annual UK Oncology Forum at the Hilton Brighton Metropole.

Hilton Brighton Metropole
Kings Road
Brighton
BN1 2FU
United Kingdom


Website : https://www3.hilton.com/
Tel: +44-1273-775-432 FAX: +44-1273-207-764

ONSITE REGISTRATION

On arrival to the Hilton Brighton Metropole please go to the UK Oncology Forum Registration desk where you will be allocated your information pack and access badge/pass.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be received to lisa@athenameetings.com by the Thursday 2nd May 2019. Any cancellations after this date you will be subject to the following fees - Accommodation & Sustenance- £250.00

MEETING ROOMS

Oxford - Main Plenary
Durham & Cambridge – Exhibition & Refreshment Area Hall 4
Lancaster
Preston
Stanmer
Chartwell
Osborne Suite
Ambassador
Clarence
Queens
Sandringham

LOCATION MAP

ACCOMMODATION

Athena have pre-booked hotel rooms. Attendees that are NOT local, will be supported with accommodation and subsistence and this will be arranged and paid for on your behalf. We have a limited amount of accommodation available this will be offered on a “first come, first served” basis.

You will be notified of your allocated accommodation 6 weeks prior to the meeting. All accommodation provided is within walking distance to the Hilton Brighton Metropole.

Please note you will NOT be able to check-in to your accommodation until after DAY ONE of the meeting concludes. The Hilton Brighton Metropole will be able to store your luggage. Further details will be provided on your allocation of keys.

DRESS CODE

Business casual for the whole of the meeting.

INTERNET

Public free WIFI is available.

GETTING THERE…

From London:

Take the M25 motorway to junction 7, signposted M23 (Brighton). Take the M23 southbound. The M23 becomes the A23 and takes you into Brighton. At the roundabout on the A23/A27 take the first turning on the left joining the A27 towards Worthing. Take the next available junction off the A27 which will be signposted for Hove. At the top of the slip road take the second left off the roundabout and proceed down Dyke Road Avenue (which becomes Dyke Road). After approximately 1.6 miles, turn right at the traffic lights into The Upper Drive. Follow this road over the next set of lights) junction of Old Shoreham Road - A270) to the end then turn left into The Drive (B2186). Continue straight down to the seafront. At the seafront, turn left, stay on the near side lane and proceed for approximately 1 mile where you will find the red bricked Metropole.

Please note, hotel car park is located in St Margarets Place, Brighton, BN1 2FD. Max height 1.8m.

From Gatwick Airport:

From Gatwick Airport, take the M23 southbound, following signs for Brighton. The M23 becomes the A23 and is a direct road into Brighton. Take the M23 southbound. The M23 becomes the A23 and takes you into Brighton. At the roundabout on the A23/A27 take the first turning on the left joining the A27 towards Worthing. Take the next available junction off the A27 which will be signposted for Hove. At the top of the slip road take the second left off the roundabout and proceed down Dyke Road Avenue (which becomes Dyke Road). After approximately 1.6 miles, turn right at the traffic lights into The Upper Drive. Follow this road over the next set of lights) junction of Old Shoreham Road - A270) to the end then turn left into The Drive (B2186). Continue straight down to the seafront. At the seafront, turn left, stay on the lane and proceed for approximately 1 mile where you will find the red bricked Metropole.

From Heathrow Airport:

From Heathrow Airport take the M25 anticlockwise towards the M23. Join the M23 at junction 7 and follow the M23/A23 to Brighton. Take the M23 southbound. The M23 becomes the A23 and takes you into Brighton. At the roundabout on the A23/A27 take the first turning on the left joining the A27 towards Worthing. Take the next available junction off the A27 which will be signposted for Hove. At the top of the slip road take the second left off the roundabout and proceed down Dyke Road Avenue (which becomes Dyke Road). After approximately 1.6 miles, turn right at the traffic lights into The Upper Drive. Follow this road over the next set of lights) junction of Old Shoreham Road - A270) to the end then turn left into The Drive (B2186). Continue straight down to the seafront. At the seafront, turn left, stay on the near side lane and proceed for approximately 1 mile where you will find the red bricked Metropole.

Brighton Train Mainline Closures

The Brighton mainline route from the capital to the coast is undergoing an improvement program, which may affect your travel. Service will stop on several dates between Three Bridges and Brighton or Three Bridges and Lewes. Trains will run between Brighton, Hove and London, but these will be diverted via Littlehampton, so the journey will be longer. For more details, visit www.brightonmainline.co.uk

CONFERENCE DINNER

Dinner will be served in the Oxford Meeting Room at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on Thursday 13th June 2019 at 20:00hrs. Please note NO ALCOHOL will be served with your dinner. If you require any beverages you will be charged for these at the dinner.

CPD ACCREDITATION

CPD points have been applied for. To receive your certificate, you will need to complete the evaluation form on Survey Monkey (survey monkey link will be sent to you via email). You will not receive your CPD certificate until several weeks after the conference.

HCP OPTIONAL FREE WORKSHOP

Friday 14th June 13:30hrs ~ 14:30hrs
Subject TBC

INSURANCE

Whilst adequate security is provided at the venue, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety of your belongings and you are advised not to leave any valuable articles unattended at any time.

The organisers and venue landlords will not accept responsibility for the safety of your belongings.

SECURITY

Security cameras are provided in certain areas as a deterrent to crime. 24/7 manned Security on site.

INDUSTRY AND CHARITY FREE WORKSHOP

(available for all charity and industry colleagues only)
Friday 14th June 09:15am ~ 10:15am
Subject “Risk and Uncertainty in Medicine”
PROFESSOR DAME LESLEY FALLOWFIELD DBE, BSc, DPhil, FMedSci
Dame Lesley Fallowfield is Professor of Psycho-oncology at Brighton & Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex where she is Director of the Sussex Health Outcomes Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C) group. Dame Lesley originally trained as a nurse at Guy’s Hospital, London but then did a BSc in Experimental Psychology at Sussex. Research for her doctorate examining the perceptual correlates of optic nerve damage in demyelinating diseases was completed at the Universities of Sussex and Cambridge. In 1991 she became the full-time Director of a Psychosocial Oncology Group and was awarded the first European Chair in Psycho-oncology from University College, London in 1997. Her research interests are wide and include the measurement of quality of life in clinical trials of cancer therapy and the training of communication skills for health care professionals in cancer. She has published over 400 papers, many book chapters and 3 text books. She lectures and runs training workshops throughout the world in psychosocial oncology, quality of life assessment and communication skills. In 2008 she was made a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and in 2016 a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours.

THE SECRETARIAT

Athena Meetings and Events are a medical events agency and secretariat, that support global cancer meetings, cancer organisations and the pharmaceutical sector to deliver seamless, high quality educational meetings. Athena are proud of their esteemed reputation within the medical meetings space and with the cancer healthcare professionals that they work with closely, across the globe.

Athena Meetings & Events provides full secretariat support to the UK Oncology Forum annual meeting.

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