LIFE SAVER to LIFE CHANGER

Celebrating the Impact of Organ Donation and Transplantation – Programme

10:00am REGISTRATION

10am-4pm Saturday 17 August 2019

Kings Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University Campus

10:30am Newcastle contribution to Transplant Medicine – John Dark & Derek Manas

10:50am Exercise prehab for transplant candidates – Chris Snowden

11:15am Exercise rehab for transplant recipients – Tom Mercer

11:40am Sports participation and the transplant athlete – Thomas Hames

12:05pm Personal perspective of the transplant athlete – Gareth Wiltshire

12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

1:15pm  WORKSHOPS (45 mins each)

A. Managing injuries in transplant athletes – Alison Bloxham & Sheila Leddington-Wright

B. Nutrition for sports performance – Emma Stevenson & Tom Clifford

C. Achieving peak performance (athletes’ experience) – Emma Wiltshire & Justin Grace

2:00pm  Workshops feedback session

2:15pm  REFRESHMENTS BREAK

2:30pm  KEY NOTE ADDRESS: How the heart adapts to exercise – Sanjay Sharma

3:00pm  Maximising organ donation – the UK perspective – John Forsythe

3:20pm  Novel technologies to improve donor organ quality – Andrew Fisher

3:45pm  Panel discussion

4:00pm  CLOSE

Programme subject to confirmation.

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME.