President's day in Cardiff


Friday 29 September 2017


Venue Cardiff City Hall
King Edward VII Ave
CF10 3ND
Organised by

Surgery Section , Cardiff China Medical Research Collaborative


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about this event

We would like to thank our exhibitor:

  • Swann Morton Limited


This meeting will explore how the medical professions and politicians worked together to introduce presumed consent for organ donation in Wales. Key topics include cancer vaccination, intestinal failure and advances in vascular surgery.

Register now to hear a mix of scientific and clinical presentations which demonstrate the value of working together across specialties, disciplines and with partners at home and abroad. The meeting will finish with a dinner in the Marble Hall where you can enjoy an evening of fabulous Welsh food and music.

Call for abstracts

There will be an opportunity for shortlisted candidates to present at this meeting and win cash prizes.

Submission deadline: Monday 31 July 2017
Prize: £250

MIA and Adrian Tanner prizes:


John Dawson medical student prize:


8.15 am

Registration, tea and coffee

8.50 am

Welcome and introduction

Miss Rachel Hargest, President, Surgery Section, RSM

Cancer surgery and science in Cardiff

Professor Wen Jiang, Professor of Surgery and Tumour Biology, Dean of International and Director CCMRC and Miss Rachel Hargest

9.00 am

Fighting Cancer Together – Welcome and Introduction

Professor Wen Jiang and Professor Jiafu Ji, President, Director of Gastric Cancer Centre, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute

9.15 am

Introduction to Cardiff and Vale UHB

Dr Graham Shortland, Medical Director, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

9.30 am

Fighting Cancer Together – Cardiff and Vale UHB Cancer Services

Dr Meriel Jenny, Lead Cancer Clinician, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

9.45 am

Vaccine trial for colorectal cancer

Professor Andrew Godkin, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and General Physician, Spire Cardiff Hospital and Professor Awen Gallimore, Immunotherapy Researcher, Cardiff University

10.15 am

Wales Government Official

10.30 am

Tea and coffee break

MIA Prize Session

11.00 am


1.00 pm


2.00 pm

Surgery Section AGM

For Section members only

Adrian Tanner prize session - Assembly Hall

2.15 pm


Short papers session - Syndicate Room C

Dr Tracey Martin, Lecturer, Cardiff University

2.15 pm

Short papers

3.45 pm

Tea and coffee break

Leading science and surgery in Wales

4.00 pm

Presumed Consent – Increasing organ donation for transplantation in Wales

Mr Mike Stephens, Consultant Transplant Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales

4.20 pm

Intestinal failure- Building an award winning team

Dr Antony Barney Hawthorne, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Spire Cardiff Hospital and Miss Rachel Hargest

4.40 pm

Vascular Surgery

Mr Ian Williams, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales

5.00 pm

Prize winning team

To be confirmed

5.40 pm

Close of meeting

Miss Rachel Hargest

6.00 pm

Drinks reception

Announcement of Adrian Tanner, John Dawson and MIA Prize Winners

7.00 pm

Optional dinner

register now for this event

register for this event

  • Online registration will close on Monday 25 September 2017
  • RSM/CCMRC member rates start at £90- £30
  • Non member rates start at £180 - £60
  • Optional dinner only £60 - Limited spaces available
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Jointly organised by

Cardiff University

organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Daisy GeorgeTel: 02072902982 Email: arrow