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Preliminary Program

FRIDAY 11 OCTOBER – Keeping Mothers Alive and Well

1200 Registration  
1430 Welcome / Welcome to Country  
1500 Saving Mothers’ Lives in UK Laura Magee
1530 Saving Mothers’ Lives in Australia Jeremy Oats
1600 Saving Mothers’ Lives in Low Income Countries TBC
1620 Maternal health in Indigenous communities TBC
1650 AMOSS – recent findings Elizabeth Sullivan
1730 Welcome Drinks – Atrium Bar, level 35  
 
 

SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER

0830 SOMANZ Guidelines Update  
 

Concurrent Session One: Gastroenterology

 
0900 What’s new in infective hepatitis in pregnancy Amanda Nicoll
0930 Inflammatory Bowel disease in pregnancy Sally Bell
1000 Cirrhosis / Liver failure / Liver transplants in pregnancy Kathy Paizis
1030 Abstracts x 3  
 

Concurrent Session Two: Obesity

 
0900 Obesity in Pregnancy Michael Rasmussen
0930 Bariatric Surgery – pregnancy outcomes Helen Barrett
1000 Psychosocial Issues in Obesity Leonie Callaway
1030 Abstracts x 3  
1100 Morning tea / posters  
 

Concurrent Session Three: HOW

 
1130 Maternal & Fetal Implications of red cell isoimmunisation Helen Savoia
1200 Fe deficiency Sant-Rayn Pasricha
1230 Abstracts x 3  
 

Concurrent Session Four: APN

 
1130 Management of severe hypertension in pregnancy Laura Magee
1200 PE serum biomarkers Stefan Kane
1230 Abstracts x 3  
1300 Lunch / SOMANZ AGM  
 

Concurrent Session Five: Cardiology

 
1400 Pregnancy in women with Fontan circulation Dominica Zentner
1430 Fetal arrhythmias -maternal fetal therapy Darren Hutchinson
1500 TBC TBC
1530 Abstracts x 3  
 

Concurrent Session Six: Endocrinology

 
1400 Graves’ disease – maternal and fetal considerations Simon Forehan
1430 Adrenal diseases in pregnancy Chris Yates
1500 Pituitary disorders in pregnancy Carmela Carputo
1530 Abstracts x 3  
1600 Afternoon tea / posters  
1630-1730 Obstetric Medicine Kahoot (Jo Said, Stefan Kane, Briony Cutts)  
1900 SOMANZ Dinner – Sofitel 35th floor  
 
 

SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER

0830 Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Lecture: Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy – are we making progress? Angela Makris and Laura Magee
0915 PE – still a disease of theories? Basky Thilaganathan
0945 PE therapeutics Stephen Tong
1015 TBC TBC
1045 Morning tea / posters  
1115 TBC TBC
1145 HIV in pregnancy Michelle Giles
1215 CMV in pregnancy Antonia Shand
1245 - 1330 Meeting close / Presentation of Prizes and Obstetric Medicine Certificates