Event Schedule

Day One: Friday, January 18, 2013
  • Registration (08:00 – 09:00)
  • Quiz on Diabetes (9:00 – 10:00)
  • Inaguration Ceremony (10.15 AM to 12 noon)
  • Breakout Sessions (12 Noon) Detailed Schedule
    • Day Two: Saturday, January 19, 2013
      • Breakout Sessions (8.00) Detailed Schedule
      • Closing Plenary Session (16:00 – 17:00)
        • Detailed Schedule Day One

          10:15 Introduction Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner
          10:20 Chairman’s Opening Address Dr V Mohan, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre
          10:40 Keynote Address Prof Andrew Boulton, Manchester Royal Infirmary
          11:00 Chief Guest’s Address Mr Keshav Desiraju, Additional Secretary for Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
          11:15 Inaugural Address Minister of Health, Ms Anna Soubry MP
          11:30 Summit Aims & Objectives Dr Vijay Viswanathan, MV Hospital for Diabetes, Joint Organising Chairman
          11:35 Vote of Thanks Dr Prithvi Mohandas, Founder of Indo-British Health Initiative
          11:40 -11:55 Coffee Break
          12:00 Breakout sessions begin in Halls A, B and C
          Time Hall A Hall B Hall C
          11:55 – 12:00 Prize Distribution
          [Quiz on Diabetes]
          12:00 – 13:00 A picture of Diabetes in India & UK

          Chair: Prof Simon Heller
          Dr. Rowan Hillson,
          Prof. Steve O’ Rahilly,
          Dr. R. M. Anjana

          How can alliances be forged between organisations ?

          Chair: Dr. S. Arulrhaj,
          Dr.T. N. Ravishankar, IMA
          Prof. Desmond Johnston,
          Prof. Andrew Boulton

          Screening & Prevention of diabetes

          Chair: Dr. A. Ramachandran
          Dr. A. Ramachandran,
          Dr Nihal Thomas,
          Dr. Nick Finer

          13:00 – 13:45 Diabetes team in primary care

          Chair: Dr. Rowan Hillson
          Dr Bob Young,
          Ms. Anna Morton,
          Prof. Anand Moses

          How will diabetes be reduced in developed and developing nations?

          Chair: Dr V Mohan
          Prof Philip Home,
          Dr. Ashok Kumar Das,
          Dr.Mala Dharmalingam

          Nutrition & Exercise

          Chair: Ms. June James
          Ms. June James
          Dr. Rohini Samuels
          Dr. Ranjani Harish

          13:45 – 14:30 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
          14:30 – 15:30 Wound Healing & the Diabetic Foot

          Chair: Prof Andrew Boulton
          Dr Vijay Viswanathan
          Dr Raj Mani
          Prof Andrew Boulton

          Innovations in Pharmacology

          Chair: Prof Sally Marshall
          Prof Philip Home
          Dr. Ajay Kumar

          Weight management, Role of Bariatric Surgery

          Chair: Prof Sudhesh Kumar
          Dr Nick Finer,
          Dr Meher Prasad

          15:30 – 16:30 Other diabetic complications CV and Renal

          Chair: Dr Georgi Abraham,
          Dr.Vijay Viswanathan Speakers:
          Prof. Sally Marshall,
          Prof Simon Heller

          What scope is there for Indo-UK collaborations in research techniques, e.g. in molecular, cellular, genetics?

          Chair: Dr.V.Mohan,
          Prof Stephen Greene
          Prof Sudhesh Kumar,
          Prof Steve O’Rahilly,
          Dr Sudip Chatterjee,
          Dr Nihal Thomas

          Diabetes management in hospitals

          Chair: Prof Anand Moses,
          Dr. A. Muruganathan Speakers:
          Dr Rowan Hillson
          Dr.Harish Kumar

          16:30 – 17:00 TEA BREAK TEA BREAK TEA BREAK
          17:00 – 18:00 Reduction in the Burden of Cardio-Vascular Disease

          Chair: Dr. Raj Mani
          Prof Mark Hanson
          followed by a Panel Discussion with Dr.S.N.Narasingan & Dr. Sengottuvelu

          Networks and the Patient Experience in the NHS

          Chair: Prof Sally Marshall, Prof Simon Heller

          Ms. Anna Morton
          Ms. June James


          Detailed Schedule Day Two

          Time Hall A Hall B Hall C
          08:00 – 09:00 Meet the Masters
          Gestational Diabetes mellitus

          Prof. V. Seshiah
          Prof. Desmond Johnston

          Meet the Masters

          Prof Simon Heller,
          Dr Meher Prasad,
          Dr Vijay Viswanathan

          09:00 – 10:00 Showcasing the Best of British and Indian Innovation

          Chair: Dr GSK Velu, Dr.MS Ashraf
          Prof. Andrew Boulton
          Dr. Sandeep Bhalla,
          Public Health Foundation of India
          Mr.Gautham Gopalakrishna, Central Leather Research Institute
          Ms Gemma Scotcher, Public Affairs Manager, BIVDA

          New treatments and drugs: are they working?

          Chair: Dr.Harish Kumar
          Prof Philip Home,
          Dr.Sudip Chatterjee,
          Dr Harish Kumar

          Diabetes & the Brain : An interactive workshop

          Chair: Dr. Raj Mani
          Dr. E. S. Krishnamoorthy

          10:00 – 11:00 Opportunities in Higher Education and Training Partnerships

          Chair: Dr.V. Raji
          Prof Desmond Johnston,
          Prof Sudhesh Kumar,
          Dr. Nick Finer

          The use of information in improving local and national diabetes care – The Salford Experience

          Chair: Dr V Mohan
          Speaker: Dr Bob Young,
          Dr. V. Mohan

          Education & Training

          Chair: Prof Simon Heller,
          Prof Stephen Greene Speakers:
          Prof Simon Heller,
          Ms. June James,
          Prof Stephen Greene

          11:30 -12:30 Nursing Care and Allied Health in Diabetes

          Chair: Dr Rowan Hillson
          Ms. June James
          Dr Anne Philips

          Are there lessons in treating the UK population of South Asian origin with diabetes?

          Chair: Dr. Ashok Kumar Das
          Prof Sudhesh Kumar,
          Dr. Ashok Kumar Das,
          Prof Sally Marshall

          Innovative Technologies

          Chair: Prof Mark Hanson
          Dr.Ganapathi Krishnan (VAC),
          Dr Raj Mani

          12:30 – 13:30 Gliptins: The New Star on the Horizon for Type 2 Treatment

          Chair: Dr V Mohan
          Dr Shashank Joshi
          Dr.Anil Bhansali

          Diabetes in children

          Chair: Prof Stephen Greene,
          Ms. Anna Morton Speakers:
          Ms Anna Morton,
          Dr. Mala Dharmalingam, Prof Stephen Greene

          Debate on Insulin Pump for all diabetic patients

          For – Dr.Jothy Dev
          Against – Dr.Arthur Asirvatham

          13:30 – 14:30 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
          14:30 – 16:00 Young Innovator Award

          Chair: Dr. Prithvi Mohandas
          Five short presentations from our young innovators followed by an audience vote.

          What are the likely future developments in diabetes management?

          Chair: Dr.Nihal Thomas
          Prof Desmond Johnston
          Dr. Rajeev Chawla

          Researchers of the Future

          Chair: Dr Raj Mani
          Dr. Shashank Joshi
          Dr. Anil Bhansali

          16:00 – 17:00 Closing Plenary Session
          16:00 Announcement of Winner of “Young Innovator Award” Dr. Prithvi Mohandas, Founder of Indo-British Health Initiative (IBHI)
          16:10 Chief Guest’s Address Dr J Radhakrishnan IAS, Principal Secretary for Health, Government of Tamil Nadu
          16:25 Closing Statement Dr V Mohan and Prof Steve O’Rahilly
          16:40 Vote of Thanks Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner
          16:50 END OF SUMMIT