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 – 0847 Opening Performance by Burn Support Group
0847 – 0850 Welcome Address by Dr Chong Si Jack, Organising Chairperson, Asia Pacific Burn Congress
0850 – 0900 Opening Speech by Senior Minister-of-State 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
Pediatrics Wound Management 1
Track 4
Surmounting Challenges in Rehabilitation 1
Track 5
Operating Theatre Nursing
Track 6
Wound Dressing Workshop for Hospital Care 1
1230 – 1330 Lunch Symposium /  Venue: White Space
1330 – 1400 Trade Exhibition
1400 – 1530 Track 7
Tissue Engineering/Skin Substitutes 1
Track 8
Electrical & Chemical Burns
Track 9
Psycho-Social Care
Track 10
Burns Education
Track 11
Free Paper 1 (Medical)
Track 12
Nutrition and Metabolism
1530 – 1600 Coffee Break
1600 – 1730 Track 13
Critical Care/Resuscitation
and Pharmacology
Track 14
Reconstruction 1
Track 15
Nursing Care in Burn Centre
Track 16
Tissue Banking
Track 17
Burn Care in Pre hospital & Austere Environment
Track 18
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 Yann Barrandon, Senior Principal Investigator, SGH
Topic: Cell Therapy for Burn Wounds: Challenges Ahead
0855 – 0915 Plenary Lectures 5
Prof Cecilia Li, Professor, PolyU, Hong Kong
Topic: Principle of Pressure Therapy on Scar Management-Evidence Based Practice
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. South Korea
  10. Taiwan
  11. Thailand
  12. USA
  13. Vietnam
  14. Singapore
Poster Judging
& Awards
1245 – 1345 Lunch Symposium / Venue: Whitespace
1345 – 1415 Trade Exhibition
1415 – 1545 Track 19
Pharmacology/ Renal Replacement
Track 20
Free Paper 2 (Nursing)
Track 21
Innovations in Rehabilitation
Track 22
Reconstruction 2
Track 23
Pediatrics Wound Management 2
Track 24
Tissue Engineering/Skin Substitute 2
1545 – 1615 Coffee Break
1615 – 1745 Track 25
Free Paper 3 (Medical)
Track 26
Basic Sciences
Track 27
Epidemiology
Track 28
Infection Control and Diseases
Track 29
Scar Management and Pain Control 2
Track 30
Surmounting Challenges in Rehabilitation 2
1830 – 1900 Shuttle to Hotel
1900 Gala Dinner at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
End

17 Aug 2019 (SAT)

0900 – 1230 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.