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Conference PostPoned Until further Notice – IICMS Annual Conference – 27th March 2020

March 27

Conference PostPoned Until Further Notice

In light of recent developments in relation to Covid-19, the IICMS executives has taken the decision to postpone the Annual Conference due to take place on the 27th March.


Registration Now Open

Closing the 25th March 2020

IICMS Annual Conference will take place on the 27th of March 2020.

*Open to IICMS members only*


Conference Hotel room Rate 26th March: 

  • €95 Single Occupancy
  • €105 Double Occupancy

Booking via the Sheraton Athlone quote IICMS Conference



Friday 27th March 2020 – Sheraton Athlone

08:30           Registration & Bag Collection
Networking Breakfast Buffet & Company Viewings

09:15           Opening & Welcome IICMS President

09:30           Dr Brian Kent, Respiratory Consultant  – Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

10:15            Mr Wael Tawfick, Vascular Surgeon  – Abdominal Aortic aneurysms, Endovascular Management & Implications of Different Devices

11:00           Coffee & Company Viewings

11:40            Mr Colm Boyle, Bariatric Surgeon – Gastric Bypass Surgery

12:20           Department Audits & Service Improvement Presentations:

1. A Quality Improvement Project to Streamline the Patient Pathway & Improve Access to Diagnostics for Patients with                          Carpel Tunnel Syndrome – Christine McEvoy, Senior Neurophysiologist

2. Rescheduling & Going Green – Karl Finnerty, GI Physiologist

3. Update on SlainteCare Funded Integrated Respiratory Physiologists in the Community – Orla Farrelly, Chief Respiratory                                 Physiologist

4. Cardiology – TBC

5. Vascular – TBC


13:00         Lunch, Networking & Company Viewings


14:00        Ms Maressa McGee, Senior Neuro-Physiologist and Clinical Tutor TUDublin – OSET Membership Update

14:40        Awards Ceremony

1. Physiologist of the Year 2020
2. Student of the Year


14:45      AGM


15:00    Breakout Sessions:


Respiratory Breakout Session:

1. Prof Pat Manning, Respiratory Consultant, St Francis Hospital, Ballinderry, Mullingar – ‘Hot Topic – Vaping’

2. Dr Silke Ryan, Respiratory Consultant – Should Ireland stay on standard time or go permanently to daylight saving time? (The health effects of                  moving to daylight saving time)

3. Respiratory Faculty Update


Cardiology Breakout Session:

1. Dr Emer Joyce, Cardiologist & Advanced Heart Failure Specialist

2. Lorna Doran, Senior Cardiac Physiologist – Echo Reporting: Advanced Practice

3. Cardiology Faculty Update


Neuro-Physiology Breakout Session:

1. Neuro-Physiology Faculty Update


Vascular Breakout Session:



16:30   Forsa Meeting



Please chooses one of the following ticket options:


*Open to IICMS members only*

Annual Conference Ticket – IICMS 2020 Member – €30

Annual Conference Ticket + Ordinary Membership Renewal Fee – €70

Annual Conference Student Ticket – €15


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