About this event

  • Date and time Wed 23 Sep 2020 from 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Respiratory Medicine

*This event has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. 

Join the Royal Society of Medicine as we look into the exciting future of respiratory medicine. This meeting will consist of an exciting mixture of talks, panel debates and live demonstrations. Speakers will be world-renowned experts in their field. While the focus of the meeting will be on respiratory medicine, there will be speakers from several fields of medicine, including oncology, radiology and artificial intelligence. Therefore, this event will appeal to individuals across the medical community, at any stage of training.

Several respiratory conditions are entering new eras in their prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Using the NHS Long Term Plan as a guide, this event will look at several key topics of the future of respiratory medicine:

  • Current research in the fields of smoking cessation and e-cigarettes
  • State-of-the-art approaches for the early diagnosis of respiratory conditions, including artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Examples of personalised medicine in respiratory conditions
  • The future role of medical technology in respiratory medicine
  • The importance of integrated care in the future management of respiratory conditions

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Standard pricing available until 22 September 2020.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£85.00 £60.00 £60.00 £60.00 £40.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£142.00 £100.00 £100.00 £67.00


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Registration, tea and coffee


E-cigarettes: Current and future perspectives

Professor Ann McNeill, Professor of Tobacco Addiction and Vice Dean, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London

Future solutions to air pollution

Dr Audrey de Nazelle, Lead of the Network of Excellence on Air Quality (NExAIR), Imperial College London

Early diagnosis

Early diagnosis of lung cancer

Dr Jeremy George, Consultant Respiratory Physician, University College London

Tea and coffee break
Genetics in early diagnosis

Professor Louise Wain, Chair in Respiratory Research, British Lung Foundation

Artificial intelligence in early diagnosis

Dr Christopher Lovejoy, Founder of Medical Machine Learning Academy

Panel discussion

Personalised approach

Personalised medicine in asthma

Professor Ian Pavord, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford

Personalised medicine in COPD

Professor Mona Bafadhel, Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford

Gene therapy

Professor Uta Griesenbach, President of the British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Better digital services

Wearable technology

Professor Andrea Aliverti, Professor of Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano

Innovation in inhaled drug delivery

Dr Omar Usmani, Reader in Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College London and Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion

Primary and community care

Future of integrated care: Panel discussion

Chair: Dr Sarah Sibley, Clinical Lead for Community Respiratory Services, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Noel Baxter, GP and Policy Lead for the Primary Care Respiratory Society

Dr Vincent Mak, Clinical Director of the London Respiratory Clinical Network

Dr Irem Patel, Lead of the Kings Health Partners Integrated Respiratory Team

Closing remarks


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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