Pre-Congress Workshop

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

17 AUGUST 2017, THURSDAY          
Pre-Congress                                                                                                                                     
Venue:
Academia, Singapore  General Hospital 
0800 - 0830 REGISTRATION Lift Foyer level 2
0830 - 0840 Welcome and Housekeeping 
Dr Mona Manghani
Organising Chairperson, 18th SSR-MSR Pre-Congress Workshop
PSL-2
0840 - 0910 Clinical Utility of the Myositis and Scleroderma Spectrum Disease Antibodies with Case Examples 
Dr Tan Teck Choon
Singapore
PSL-2
0910 - 0940 How EMG adds to our Clinical Assessment in Myositis
Dr Kamal Kumar Verma
Singapore
PSL-2
0940 - 1010 Muscle Histopathology in Myositis
A/Prof Josiah Chai
Singapore
PSL-2
1010 - 1030 TEA BREAK  
1030 - 1100 Recognising the Early Cutaneous Features of Dermatomyositis and Scleroderma
A/Prof Lim Yen Loo
Singapore   
PSL-2
1100 - 1130 Lung Function Tests in ILD 
A/Prof  Khoo See Meng
Singapore
PSL-2
1130 - 1200 HRCT Patterns in CTD-Related ILD 
Dr Ashish Chawla 
Singapore
PSL-2
1200 - 1230 Management of CTD-Related ILD 
Dr Chai Gin Tsen
Singapore
PSL-2
1230 - 1245 Q&A  PSL-2
1245 - 1330 LUNCH
1330 - 1410 Commonly Asked Questions in Scleroderma
Dr Dinesh Khanna
USA
 
   
1410 - 1530  

CONCURRENT STATIONS                               
Station 1: Rodnan Skin Scoring: Demo and Hands-On Session
Facilitator:  Drs Dinesh Khanna and Andrea Low
                     Singapore
PSL-2
Station 2: Nailfold Capillaroscopy: Demo and Hands-On Session
Facilitators: Dr Law Weng Giap, Dr Gun Suk Chyn , Dr Mona Manghani
L2-S1/L2-S2
1530 - 1545 TEA BREAK
1545 - 1700 Station 1: Rodnan Skin Scoring: Demo and Hands-On Session
Facilitator:  Drs Dinesh Khanna and  Andrea Low
                     Singapore
PSL-2
Station 2: Nailfold Capillaroscopy: Demo and Hands-On Session
Facilitators: Dr Law Weng Giap, Dr Gun Suk Chyn , Dr Mona Manghani
L2-S1/L2-S2
18 AUGUST 2017, FRIDAY    
Pre-Congress     
Venue:
Academia, Singapore General Hospital 
0800 - 0900 REGISTRATION  
0900 - 0940 Pulmonary Hypertension in Scleroderma: Screening, Diagnosis and Therapy   
Dr Dinesh Khanna

USA
PSL-2
0940 - 1015 Echo and Right Heart Catheterisation: Best Practice and Pitfalls in CTD-Related Pulmonary Hypertension
Dr Tan Ju Le
Singapore
PSL-2
1015 - 1100 Update on the Pharmacological Treatment of Adult Myositis    
Prof Ingrid Lundberg
Sweden
PSL-2
1100 - 1145 Muscle Recovery in Inflammatory Myositis and the Role of Exercise 
Prof Ingrid Lundberg
Sweden
PSL-2
1145 END OF DAY 2
1145 - 1215 Transportation to Conrad Centennial Hotel, Singapore              
 
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LOCATION MAP TO ACADEMIA, 20 COLLEGE ROAD S169856

If you are taking a cab:

Please give the following address and above map to the driver:

Address: 20 College Road, S169856 (Academia is the new building beside Singapore Medical Alumni Association)

If you are taking a Bus or MRT:

Bus Stop Location Bus Numbers
Bus Stop A Jln Bukit Merah SBS Transit:
147, 196, 197
SMRT :
167, 961
Bus Stop B Kg Bahru Rd SBS Transit:
124, 143, 147, 166, 196, 197
SMRT :
61, 167, 961
Bus Stop C New Bridge Rd Bus Terminal SBS Transit:
2, 12, 54, 62, 103, 174, 196
SMRT :
61, 190, 520, 961
Bus Stop D Before Outram Rd SBS Transit:
124, 143, 147, 166, 197
SMRT :
61, 961
Bus Stop E Along Outram Rd SBS Transit:
33, 63
SMRT :
75, 851, 970

Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park MRT

You can take to the shuttle service which stops at 1) Bus-stop opposite the Outram Park MRT (East- West Line) station along Outram Road or 2) Bus-stop outside Outram Park MRT (North-East Line) station along Eu Tong Sen Street. You can alight at Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and walk over to The Academia.

The shuttle bus operates from Monday to Friday : 8.00am to 7.00pm

If you are driving:

You can park at multi-storey car park H (please refer to location map below). It is located at MacAlister Road, behind College of Medicine Building (Ministry of Health). For your convenience, shuttle buses will be ferrying visitors between the multi-storey car park H to SGH Blk 4 and Singapore National Eye Centre (please refer to the shuttle bus schedule below).

Mondays to Fridays
6.00am to 10.30pm - Approx. 10 mins intervals
First bus: 6.00am
Last bus: 10.10pm

You can alight at SNEC and walk over to The Academia.

Car Park Charges
Monday to Saturday (7.00am - 9.59pm): $0.018 per minute, $1.08 per hour.
Monday to Saturday (10.00pm - 6.59am): $2.14 per entry.

Monday to Saturday (7.00am - 9.59pm) : $0.018 per minute, $1.08 per hour.
Monday to Saturday (10.00pm - 6.59am): $2.14 per entry.

Charges (Carpark C, E & I)
Monday to Saturday (7.00am - 9.59pm): $0.036 per minute, $2.16 per hour.