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GLP-1 RA Advanced Trainee Summit

Saturday 16 July 2022

Venues

Adelaide

Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

Brisbane

Ovolo The Valley
1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Melbourne

Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne
649 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121

Perth

QT Perth
133 Murray Street, Perth WA 6000

Sydney

Deckhouse
Clarke Road, Woolwich NSW 2110

Registration and workshops are limited, please secure your place early to avoid disappointment.
Registrations close on Friday 1 July 2022.

Agenda

  • Please note all times are stated in Australian Eastern Standard Time. Please adjust timings according to your local area
11:00 – 11:10 am
Welcome and introductory remarks
11:10 – 11:40 am
Plenary 1: Achieving broad treatment goals in T2D using a guidelines-based, patient-centric approach
11:40 am – 12:10 pm
Plenary 2: Leveraging GLP-1 RA impacts on the incretin system to address the underlying pathophysiology of T2D
12:10 – 12:40 pm
Plenary 3: Adopting an evidenced-based approach to treatment choices in the modern diabetes clinic
12:40 – 1:15 pm
Break
1:15 – 1:45 pm
Case study: The recently diagnosed patient
Tailoring treatment to achieve tight glycaemic control and delay disease progression
1:45 – 2:15 pm
Case study: Combination therapy and more complex scenarios
Assessing patient characteristics including comorbidities and safety considerations to achieve the best outcomes with combination oral and/or injectable therapies
2:15 – 2:45 pm
Case study: Starting patients on an injectable therapy
Practical guidance on the introduction of a GLP-1 RA to your patients, including understanding dose escalation, mitigating side effects and providing information on other patient support offerings
2:45 – 3:00 pm
Q&A and concluding remarks

Speakers

Please find below the list of confirmed speakers that will present the plenary sessions and workshops.

  • Advanced Trainee Summit Speakers

A/Prof. Roger Chen

Endocrinologist

St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney; Conjoint Associate Professor, University of NSW

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A/Prof. Roger Chen

Endocrinologist

St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney; Conjoint Associate Professor, University of NSW

Associate Professor Roger Chen is a Consultant Endocrinologist who has worked in the Blacktown area since 1996 and is committed to the care of patients in Western Sydney. He looks after patients with diabetes, obesity, general endocrine disorders and osteoporosis.

He teaches medical, nursing and other allied health professionals at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and is Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine at the University of Sydney, and Adjunct Professor at UTS. He graduated from the University of Sydney, obtained the Fellowship of the Australasian College of Physicians in 1996 and his PhD in Medicine in 2001. He has interests also in the relationship between diabetes and mental illness.

A/Prof. Spiros Fourlanos

Endocrinologist

Director, Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology

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A/Prof. Spiros Fourlanos

Endocrinologist

Director, Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology

A/Prof Spiros Fourlanos is Director of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology. He obtained his medical and PhD degrees at the University of Melbourne. His doctoral thesis was on ‘Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA): New Clinical, Immunogenetic and Metabolic Perspectives’ and performed at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute. In conjunction with Professor Peter Colman he developed the BioGrid Diabetes Database which is now being used in multiple institutes in Australia. Spiros is Honorary Treasurer of the Australian Diabetes Society Council. More recently he conducted the RAPIDS trial, the largest cluster randomised clinical trial of a diabetes intervention in non-critical care. His clinical research interests include managing diabetes in the hospital, adult-onset autoimmune diabetes, medical device technologies for diabetes and obesity.

Dr Seng Khee Gan

Endocrinologist

University of Western Australia and Royal Perth Hospital

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Dr Seng Khee Gan

Endocrinologist

University of Western Australia and Royal Perth Hospital

Dr Seng Khee Gan (MBBS (Hons), BMedSc (Hons), PhD, FRACP) is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine, University of Western Australia, and Head of Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes at the Royal Perth Hospital. Dr Gan is active in clinical endocrinology service (including the multidisciplinary diabetic foot service at Royal Perth Hospital), medical education (curricular development and coordination roles in the UWA MD course), and diabetes-related research. He has been a local co-investigator in clinical trials, and has current collaborations examining predictors of diabetic complications, and the effect of various lifestyle measures on glycaemia.

Dr Kathryn Hackman

Endocrinologist

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Alfred Health

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Dr Kathryn Hackman

Endocrinologist

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Alfred Health

Dr Kathryn Hackman completed her PhD in 2014 through the Department of Medicine where she looked at the relationship between diabetes and lung transplants. Dr Hackman is an endocrinologist and continues to work in the Alfred Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes.

Associate Professor Ashim Sinha

Endocrinologist

Cairns Hospital

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Associate Professor Ashim Sinha

Endocrinologist

Cairns Hospital

Associate Professor Ashim K Sinha is the Director of Diabetes and Endocrinology and Senior Staff Specialist Physician, Cairns Hospital in North Queensland, Australia.

He has been working in this position since 2003. His major interest is in Indigenous Diabetes and he has been working amongst the rural Indigenous communities in Northern Queensland for over 10 years. He holds a conjoint academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine with James Cook University, Cairns.

In 2012 he was awarded the Royal Australasian College of Physician Medal for outstanding clinical services to rural and remote area. He is a council member of the Australian Diabetes and Endocrine Societies and Coordinator for Endocrine Training, Specialist Advisory Committee for Endocrinology, RACP. He is a member of the RACP Adult Medical Division Education Committee (AMDEC). He has been past examiner for the Royal Australasian.

Dr Anthony Zimmermann

Endocrinologist

North Adelaide Local Health Network

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Dr Anthony Zimmermann

Endocrinologist

North Adelaide Local Health Network

Dr Anthony Zimmermann is the Head of Diabetes and Endocrine Services, North Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN). He has a Senior Clinical Lecturer title in the Department of Medicine, the University of Adelaide. He is the Chair and Clinical Lead NSQHS Standard 6: Clinical Handover, NALHN and Chair of the General Clinical Training Committee at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. He is an enthusiastic mentor for undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees

Further Information

COVID-19 Safety Measures

Novo Nordisk will work with venues and suppliers to ensure they have current COVID-19 safety procedures in place as per the state and federal recommendations, additional information is available here.

A number of measures have been put in place as part for government guidelines and restrictions as well as in line for COVID safety practices. Further information will be outlined in your registration confirmation, however, please do not hesitate to contact the Meeting Secretariat if you have any questions. Hand sanitiser and face masks will be available for attendees whilst a maximum of five attendees per table will be allowed.

Enquiries

For enquiries on your registration or more information about the program please contact us at:

Novo Nordisk Meeting Secretariat