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
          Speakers:
          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
          Speakers:
          Prof. Desmond Johnston,
          Prof. Andrew Boulton

          Screening & Prevention of diabetes

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

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

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

          How will diabetes be reduced in developed and developing nations?

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

          Nutrition & Exercise

          Chair: Ms. June James
          Speakers:
          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
          Speakers:
          Dr Vijay Viswanathan
          Dr Raj Mani
          Prof Andrew Boulton

          Innovations in Pharmacology

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

          Weight management, Role of Bariatric Surgery

          Chair: Prof Sudhesh Kumar
          Speakers:
          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
          Panel:
          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
          Speaker:
          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

          Speakers:
          Ms. Anna Morton
          Ms. June James

          18:00 END OF DAY ONE END OF DAY ONE END OF DAY ONE

          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
          Hypoglycemia

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

          Diabetes & the Brain : An interactive workshop

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

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

          Chair: Dr.V. Raji
          Speakers
          :
          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

          11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK COFFEE BREAK COFFEE BREAK
          11:30 -12:30 Nursing Care and Allied Health in Diabetes

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

          Innovative Technologies

          Chair: Prof Mark Hanson
          Speakers:
          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
          Speakers:
          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
          Speaker:
          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
          Speakers:
          Prof Desmond Johnston
          Dr. Rajeev Chawla

          Researchers of the Future

          Chair: Dr Raj Mani
          Speakers
          :
          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