Monday 8 February

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08:15 – 08:45

Siemens Sponsor’s demo with Q&A – Showcasing our newest mammography system, the MAMMOMAT Revelation: enhance your workflow with the widest angle tomosynthesis and unique InSpect


09:00 – 10:30

Artificial intelligence

Chair: Dr Ros Given-Wilson, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

How does it workProfessor Ken Young, Head of Research (NCCPM), Medical Physics Department, Royal Surrey County Hospital
Evidence –  Professor Nico Karssemeijer, Founder ScreenPoint and Professor of Radiology, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Where can it fit into the clinical pathwayDr Louise Wilkinson, Consultant Radiologist, Oxford Breast Imaging Centre
Information Governance & AIDr Kevin Dunbar, Regional Head of Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) – South, Public Health England Screening Division
Panel discussion

10:30 – 11:00

Comfort break

11:00 – 12:30

Safely reducing recall and cases to learn from
Association of Breast Clinicians session

Chair: Dr Zoe Goldthorpe, President, ABC

Reducing recall rateDr Alexandra Valencia, Consultant Radiologist, Bristol
Cases to learn fromDr Keshthra Satchithananda, Consultant Radiologist, King’s College Hospital, London
Small round masses – hints & tipsDr Nisha Sharma, Director of Breast Screening and Clinical Lead for Breast Imaging, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Panel discussion

12:30 – 13:15


Lunch break

Volpara Sponsor’s Knowledge Share – Results from the DENSE trial

An investigation into the additional value of MRI for breast cancer screening in dense-breasted women – Professor Carla van Gils, University Medical Center Utrecht
Live Q&A

13:15 – 14:15

Building resilience in the workplace

Chair: Dr Ros Given-Wilson, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

Burnout: How can we protect ourselves and each other?Dr Ruchi Sinnatamby, Consultant Radiologist and Clinical SubDean, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Bullying and bad behaviour in the workplace affects patient careMiss Leena Chagla, Honorary Secretary of ABS, Consultant Surgeon, St Helen’s and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals
STOPThink!Mr Mick Reeves, STOP Think! Lead, Osborne
Panel discussion

14:15 – 14:35

Comfort break

14:35 – 15:45

Knowledge is power

Chair: Ms Patsy Whelehan, Symposium Mammographicum Organising Committee

Breast academyDr Megan Bydder, Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Undertaking a PhDDr Claire Mercer, Head of Radiography, University of Salford
Tools for getting research approvalDr Lyn Jones, Consultant Radiologist, North Bristol NHS Trust
The Breast Screening Research Advisory Committee (RAC)Mr Mark Sibbering, Consultant Breast Surgeon, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton
Panel discussion

15:45 – 16:30

Fujifilm Sponsor’s symposium
Breast density and breast cancer risk assessment – Will AI add value?

Dr Laurie Fajardo, Professor of Radiology, University of Utah, USA

16:30 – 17:00

Comfort break

17:00 – 18:00

Male, trans and non-binary people – Association of Breast Clinicians session

Chair: Dr Catherine Coleman, Secretary of ABC and Organising Committee member

Male breast imaging and guidelines – past, present and futureDr Di Dalgliesh, Breast Clinician, Bath and Bristol, Vice President, ABC
Breast screening for trans and non-binary peopleDr Gary Rubin, Locum Consultant Radiologist, Worthing and Brighton
Panel discussion

18:15 – 18:45

Calming yoga session