2017 Annual Conference

ON LINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN DECEMBER 2016
 

2015 Delegate comments

“A fantastic opportunity to network with other healthcare professionals”

“A consistent delivery of high value educational content for clinicians involved in lipid management”

“You get the most up-to-date evidence and research on lipids management from both a scientific and clinical perspective”

“With the roll out of FH cascade genetic testing in particular this is a really good forum for meeting people who have similar interests and issues”

“Its the only conference that has attendees that are specialist in all areas of hyperlipidaemia”

“Good practical conference and good opportunity for discussion with colleagues”

Beyond the Call of Duty for FH : the Rianna Wingett Award

Beyond the Call of Duty for Familial Hypercholesterolemia​ (FH)

PATIENTS - This is your chance to nominate your GP or health professional who will receive a £150 award presented at the annual conference.
Submission deadline: Monday 18 April 2016

Read Rianna's story

 
Conference Office

For any questions relating to the Annual Conference, please contact the conference office below:

Natasha Dougall

Wheldon Events & Conferences
93 Watling Street
, Bridgtown
,
Cannock
, Staffordshire WS11 0BG

T: +44 (0) 1543 503 322
F: +44 (0) 1543 466 890

E: wheldonevents@btconnect.com

Abstracts of Free Communications

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: CLOSED

Abstract authors notified of selection: All authors were emailed on Wednesday 23 March

DEADLINE FOR TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATIONS: CLOSED
 

Abstract submissions are invited on any topic relating to cholesterol and related conditions (for example, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, atherosclerosis).

Submission need not be related specifically to the conference topic.

Both oral and poster abstracts will be published online in Atherosclerosis approximately 1-2 months after the conference.  Submitting authors will receive a pdf copy of the online publication when available.

ORAL SESSIONS:

One parallel oral abstract session will take place on Friday 8 July:

Medical & Scientific programme (13:20 – 14:20 hours)  
Healthcare programme (13:20 – 14:20 hours)

Authors have 10 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions allotted to them for their presentation.
The session chairperson will stick rigidly to this timing template!
Presenters who over run will be asked by the chairperson to cease their presentation.


POSTER SESSION:

There will be an attended poster session on Friday 8 July from 08:45-09:45 hours.

Whilst authors must be on hand to discuss their work with the judging panel during this time the posters will be available for delegates to view throughout the conference period.

Poster Board Size:
2m (top to bottom) x 1m (left to right) – PORTRAIT - (100cm Wide x 200cm Deep)
Your poster should be printed to A0 size (841mm x 1189 mm).

Please ensure:
1. Your poster is printed to portrait and NOT landscape size.
2. That your poster is printed to A0 size (841mm x 1189 mm).

Velcro will be provided for your use. NO pins, blue-tak or cellotape can be used as these will damage the panels and you will be charged for any damage incurred.

Set up and removal:
You may erect your poster on Wednesday 6 July from 17:00 hours for informal viewing from 19:00 hours.
Please refer to the allocated poster number detailed within the programme book which will be handed to all attendees.
Your poster must be removed by 14:00 hours on Friday 8 July.
Any posters remaining after this time will not be returned to the authors but destroyed.
 

HUK Conference: Directions

Edinburgh Conference Centre
Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

Conference Office

For any questions relating to the Annual Conference, please contact the conference office below:

Natasha Dougall

Wheldon Events & Conferences
93 Watling Street
, Bridgtown
,
Cannock
, Staffordshire WS11 0BG

T: +44 (0) 1543 503 322
F: +44 (0) 1543 466 890

E: wheldonevents@btconnect.com