Programme


Day 1: Tuesday 23 May 2017

08.30-09.00 Registration and tea and coffee

Chairs: Professor Mike Grocott and Dr Daniel Martin

09.00-11.00 SESSION 1: OXYGEN IN CONTEXT Mike Grocott

09.05-09.30 Who discovered oxygen? John West

09.30-09.55 The story of altitude research Jim Milledge

09.55-10.20 Anthropology of environmental hypoxia Cynthia Beall

10.20-10.30 DISCUSSION

10.30-11.00 COFFEE

11.00-12.30 SESSION 2: OXYGEN PHYSIOLOGY Daniel Martin

11.00-11.25 Measuring blood gases John Severinghaus

11.25-12.50 Cardio-pulmonary physiology John Nunn

11.50-12.15 Physiological Determinants of Exercise Intolerance at High Altitude Sue Ward

12.15-12.30 DISCUSSION

12.30-13.30 LUNCH

13.30- 15.00 SESSION 3: OXYGEN IN CLINICAL PRACTICE Mike Grocott

13.30-13.55 Optimising oxygen delivery: old news? Monty Mythen

13.55-14.20 Do patients acclimatize? Hugh Montgomery

14.20-14.45 Oxygen therapy: permissive hypoxaemia? Dan Martin

14.45-15.00 DISCUSSION

15.00-15.30 COFFEE

15.30-17.00 SESSION 4: ALTITUDE MEDICINE Denny Levett

15.30-15.55 High altitude and acclimatization Erik Swenson

15.55-16.20 Altitude illness Marco Maggiorini

16.20-16.45 Altitude illness treatments Peter Bartsch

16.45-17.00 DISCUSSION

17.00-17.45 SESSION 5: IN CONVERSATION Ned Gilbert

End of day one: in conversation with (45 minutes)

Ned Gilbert with John West, John Severinghaus, Jim Milledge and Tom Hornbein


Day 2 Wednesday 24th May 2017


08.30-10.00 SESSION 6: EXERCISE AT ALTITUDE Sue Ward

Xtreme Everest: the journey Kay Mitchell

Exercise at altitude Denny Levett

Altitude training for sea-level performance Carsten Lunby

10.00-10.30 COFFEE

10.30-12.00 SESSION 7: IS IT ALL ABOUT THE TISSUES? Monty Mythen

The microcirculation at altitude Ned Gilbert

Mitochondria at altitude Andrew Murray

What are the mechanisms…? Martin Feelisch

12.00-13.00 LUNCH

13.00-14.00 SESSION 8: HYPOXIA AND THE BRAIN Hugh Montgomery

13.00-13.25 Cerebral circulation Mark Wilson

13.25-13.50 Brain function Chris Imray

13.50-14.00 DISCUSSION

14.00-15.00 SESSION 9: OXYGEN-OMICS Hugh Montgomery

14.00-14.25 New methods of understanding altitude illness Kenny Baillie

14.25-14.50 Integrative physiology and systems medicine Lindsay Edwards

14.50-15.00 DISCUSSION

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30-17.00 Session 10: GOING TO THE XTREME… Daniel Martin

15.30-15.55 Human physiology at 8000 metres….. Mike Grocott

16.00-16.50 The Vijay Ahuja Lecture Sundeep Dhillon

Everest: the first traverse Tom Horbein

16.50-17.00 Closing remarks Mike Grocott and Dan Martin

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