Programme at a Glance

The Pre-Congress Workshops will take place on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 where topics such as skin banking, simulation training on acute burn management, laser techniques and scar management, rehabilitation and psycho-social care after burn injuries will be featured.

These workshops will be highly interactive and provide a focused platform to stimulate open engagement between experts and delegates on emerging issues facing the industry today.

The main congress will be held on 15 and 16 August 2019, featuring plenary speakers from ISBI and representatives from 16 countries/regions will also be sharing Burn Care in their respective country/region.

15 Aug 2019 (THU)

Time TOPICS
0730 – 0815 Breakfast Symposium
0800 – 0830 Registration
0830 – 0840 Arrival of GOH at Academia and Group photo with GOH and VIPs at Academia Foyer
0840 – 0845 Opening Performance by Burn Support Group
0845 – 0850 Welcome Address by Dr Chong Si Jack, Organising Chairperson, Asia Pacific Burn Conference
0850 – 0900 Opening Ceremony and Welcome Address by SMS for Health Dr Lam Pin Min
0900 – 0920 Plenary Lectures 1
Prof Naiem Moiemen, President, ISBI
Topic: Working Together on Global Burn Challenges
0920 -1030 Tea Symposium GOH and VIPs to proceed to SGH Burn Centre (Block 4) for Opening ceremony and tour of upgraded SGH Burn Centre
1030 – 1050 Plenary Lectures 2
Dr Rajeev B. Ahuja, Past President, ISBI
Topic: Limitations in measuring burn outcomes in LMICs and redimensioning burn education to improve quality of care.
1100 – 1230 Track 1
Early Excision and Surgical Techniques
Track 2
Wound Care Chronic Dressing
Track 3
Surmounting Challenges in Rehabilitation 1
Track 4
Operating Theatre Nursing
Track 5
Wound Dressing Workshop for Hospital Care 1
1230 – 1330 Lunch Symposium /  Venue: White Space
1330 – 1400 Trade Exhibition
1400 – 1530 Track 6
Tissue Engineering/Skin Substitutes
Track 7
Paedatric/Electrical & Chemical Burns
Track 8
Psycho-Social Care
Track 9
Burns Education
Track 10
Free Paper 1 (Medical)
Track 11
Nutrition and Metabolism
1530 – 1600 Coffee Break
1600 – 1730 Track 12
Critical Care/Resuscitation
and Pharmacology
Track 13
Reconstruction 1
Track 14
Nursing Care in Burn Centre
Track 15
Tissue Banking
Track 16
Burn Care in Pre hospital & Austere Environment
Track 17
Scars Management and Pain Control 1
1730 End
1830 Faculty and Working Committee Dinner

16 Aug 2019 (FRI)

Time TOPICS
0730 – 0815 Breakfast Symposium
0815 – 0835 Plenary Lectures 3
Prof William G. Cioffi, Past President, ISBI
Topic: What We Can Do To Improve Burn Care
0835 – 0855 Plenary Lectures 4
Prof Cecilia Li, Professor, PolyU, Hong Kong
Topic: Principle of Pressure Therapy on Scar Management-Evidence Based Practice
0855 – 0915 Plenary Lectures 5
Prof Yann Barrandon, Senior Principal Investigator, SGH
0915 – 0935 Abstracts Award Presentation by 12th APBC Advisors and Burns & Trauma Editor
0935 – 1005 Coffee Break
Signing of Asia Pacific Burn Association Skin Banking Guidelines
1005 – 1245 Burn Care in Asia Pacific Region – Sharing by country/region representatives at Auditorium

  1. Australia & New Zealand
  2. Bangladesh
  3. China
  4. Hong Kong
  5. India
  6. Indonesia
  7. Japan
  8. Malaysia
  9. Mongolia
  10. South Korea
  11. Taiwan
  12. Thailand
  13. USA
  14. Vietnam
Poster Judging
& Awards
1245 – 1345 Lunch Symposium / Venue: Whitespace
1345 – 1415 Trade Exhibition
1415 – 1545 Track 18
Pharmacology/ Renal Replacement
Track 19
Free Paper 2 (Nursing)
Track 20
Innovations in Rehabilitation
Track 21
Reconstruction 2
Track 22
Pediatrics Wound Management
Track 23
Wound Dressing Workshop for Hospital Care 2
1545 – 1615 Coffee Break
1615 – 1745 Track 24
Free Paper 3 (Medical)
Track 25
Reconstruction 3
Track 26
Free Paper 4 (Medical)
Track 27
Infection Control and Diseases
Track 28
Scar Management and Pain Control 2
Track 28
Surmounting Challenges in Rehabilitation 2
1745 – 1830 Lecture and closing ceremony
1830 – 1900 Shuttle to Hotel
1900 Gala Dinner at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
End

17 Aug 2019 (SAT)

Time TOPICS
0900 -1200 Visit to SGH Burn Centre
1430 – 1700 Burns Support Group Forum and Art Exhibition Launch
End

Programme is accurate at time of update and is subjected to change without prior notice.