Programme

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This is a preliminary programme and is subject to change in due course

18 AUGUST 2017, FRIDAY
Main Conference
Grand Ballroom Level 2
Chairpersons
1145 - 1200 TRANSFER FOR PRE-WORKSHOP DELEGATES
@ The Academia, Singapore General Hospital
(For registered  participants ONLY)  
1200 - 1215 REGISTRATION
1200 - 1300 LUNCH
1300 - 1315 WELCOME ADDRESS
  OPENING  ADDRESS
Dr Leong Khai Pang
President, Singapore Society of Rheumatology (SSR)
Dr Mollyza Md Zain
President, Malaysian Society of Rheumatology (MSR)
1315 - 1415 Lunch Symposium Sponsored by Pfizer
Immunotherapeutic Advancements in Rheumatology – Basic Science to Clinical Practice

Prof Robert Moots
UK
Dr Sheila Vasoo
Dr Heselynn Binti Hussein
1415 - 1500 Immunopathogenesis in Scleroderma
Asst Prof Andrea Low
Singapore
Dr Shereen Ch'ng Suyin
Dr Cheng Yew Kuang
1500 - 1545 Emerging Therapies in Scleroderma
Dr Dinesh Khanna
USA
1545 - 1600 TEA BREAK
1600 - 1700 Tea Symposium Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson
Biologic Treatment: Choosing Between the Anti-TNFs
Prof Fan Peng Thim
USA
Dr Leong Keng Hong
1715 - 1800 Singapore Society of Rheumatology Annual General Meeting
[For Members of SSR Only]
1800 END OF DAY 1
19 AUGUST 2017, SATURDAY   
Main Conference    
Grand Ballroom Level 2
Chairpersons
0800 - 0830 REGISTRATION
0830 - 0915 Mimics of Inflammatory Myositis
Adj A/Prof Umapathi Thirugnanam
Singapore
Dr Asmahan Mohamed Ismail
Dr Tan Teck Choon
0915 - 1000 The Myositis Clinic
Prof Ingrid Lundberg
Sweden
1000 - 1015 TEA BREAK AND TRADE EXHIBITION
1015 - 1100 Tea Symposium Sponsored by Roche
Efficacy and Serious Adverse Effects of Biological Therapies in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Lesson Learnt from the Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology Biologics Registry
Dr Chi-Chiu Mok
Hong Kong
Dr Yeo Siaw Ing
Dr Lau Ing Soo 
1100 - 1230 Meet the Masters
Expert Panel Discussion on Difficult Cases

Panel of Experts:
Dr Dinesh Khanna 
Prof Ingrid Lundberg
Prof Fan Peng Thim

A/Prof Sargunan Sockalingam 
Asst Prof Andrea Low
1230 - 1300 LUNCH
1300 - 1400 Lunch Symposium Sponsored by Novartis
Evolving Paradigms in the Management of Psoriatic Arthritis
Prof Proton Rahman
Canada
Asst Prof Katy Leung
Singapore
Dr Howe Hwee Siew
Singapore
Dr Anita Lim
1400 - 1500 18th Feng Pao Hsii Lecture
Recent Advances in Inflammatory Myositis
Prof Ingrid Lundberg
Sweden
Dr Leong Khai Pang
1500 - 1515 TEA BREAK
1515 - 1600 Tea Symposium Sponsored by Abbvie
Co-Morbidities and Extra-Articular Manifestations Related to SpA
Dr Philip C Robinson
Australia
Dr Gun Suk Chyn
Dr Lui Nai Lee
1600 - 1645 Challenges in Management of Scleroderma
Dr Dinesh Khanna
USA
Dr Liza Mohd Isa
Dr Chew Li Ching
1645 - 1730 Risk Factors of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in Malaysia
Dr Heselynn Hussein
Malaysia
1730 END OF DAY 2
1930 - 2200 FACULTY DINNER
20 AUGUST 2017, SUNDAY       
Main Conference
Grand Ballroom Level 2
Chairpersons
0800 - 0830 REGISTRATION
0830 - 0915 Juvenile Myositis and Scleroderma
A/Prof Thaschawee Arkachaisri
Singapore
Dr Ong Ping Seung
Dr Ooi Pei Ling
0915 - 0945 Rheumatology Quiz Dr Tan Sze-Chin
0945 - 1000 TEA BREAK
1000 - 1100 Tea Symposium Sponsored by Astellas
Painless Gout: The Cardio-Renal Perspective of Hyperuricemia
Prof Claudio Borghi
Italy
Dr Teng Gim Gee
1100 - 1145 Osteoporosis Debate: Treat-to-Target for Bone Strength is a Reality
A/Prof Lau Tang Ching
Singapore
Dr Yeap Swan Sim
Malaysia
Dr Lau Ing Soo
Dr Leong Keng Hong
1145 - 1230 Rheumatology: Year in Review
Prof Fan Peng Thim
USA
Dr Habibah Mohd Yusoof
Dr Winston Chang
1230 - 1300 CLOSING CEREMONY AND PRIZES PRESENTATION
  CLOSING ADDRESS
Dr Leong Khai Pang
President, Singapore Society of Rheumatology
Dr Mollyza Md Zain
President, Malaysian Society of Rheumatology
1300 END OF DAY 3