CF Ireland Annual Conference

 

CF Ireland Annual Conference

The 2019 Cystic Fibrosis Ireland Annual Conference will take place in Mount Wolseley Hotel, Carlow on the weekend of March 29th - 31st.

 

The title of the conference is "2009 - 2019: A Decade of Progress and Challenges Ahead" and a preliminary programme can be found below.

Preliminary Programme

Friday 29th March

6.30pm         Registration

7.00pm         Welcome Address: Patricia Duffy-Barber, Chairperson, CFI

7.15pm         Minister's Address: Minister for Health, Simon Harris, TD

7.30pm         CFI Awards

Saturday 30th March

9.00am        A Decade of Progress and Challenges Ahead
                    Philip Watt, CEO, CFI

9.30am        How my life has changed over the past 10 years
                    Bevin Murphy, PWCF

9.45am        CFTR Modulation, an Irish perspective
                    Professor Barry Plant, CUH

10.15am       A Parent's Perspective
                     Bernie Martin, Mother of a PWCF

10.45am      How my life has changed over the past 10 years
                    Jillian Mc Nulty, PWCF

11.00am      Coffee Break

11.20am      Changes since 20019, What the Registry Tells Us

11.50am      Focus on Transplants and Organ Donation
                    Dr. Michelle Murray, MMUH

12.20pm      Superbugs: The Challenge of CF Patients
                    Professor John Moore

12.50pm       Lunch

2.00pm        How my life has changes over the past 10 years
                    Caroline Heffernan, PWCF

2.15pm       Adherence - A PWCF Perspective
                   Michael Twomey, PWCF

2.40pm       The virtual CF Centre and Transition
                   Tamara Vagg

3.00pm       Relaxation Workshop

7.30pm       Reception

8.00pm       Gala Dinner

Sunday 31st March

10.30am      AGM 

Please note Cross Infection Guidelines will apply. The conference will be streamed live on www.cfireland.ie for those who cannot attend.

If you plan to stay in Mount Wolseley Hotel for the Friday or Saturday night (or both), you will need to reserve your room separately. You can phone the Mount Wolseley Hotel on (059) 918 0100 to book your accommodation.

 Accommodation Details are as follows:

Dates Room Type Details Cost
March 29th - 31st  Double / Twin Room Two nights Bed & Breakfast Accommodation for two people, Buffet Dinner on Friday Night, Lunch & Gala Dinner on Saturday €200
March 29th - 31st Single Room Two nights Bed & Breakfast Accommodation for one person, Buffet dinner on Friday night, Lunch & Gala Dinner on Saturday €125
March 29th Double / Twin One night Bed and Breakfast Accommodation for two people on Friday night, Buffet dinner on Friday night and lunch on Saturday. €90
March 29th  Single Room One night Bed and Breakfast Accommodation for one person on Friday night, Buffet dinner on Friday night and lunch on Saturday. €80
March 30th  Double / Twin Room One night Bed and Breakfast Accommodation for two people on Saturday night, lunch and Gala Dinner on Saturday. €90
March 30th  Single Room One night Bed and Breakfast Accommodation for one person on Saturday night, lunch and Gala Dinner on Saturday. €80

 

This meeting has been supported by pharmaceutical companies by way of sponsorship which is limited to funding the hire of the conference venue and the provision of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s educational content at the meeting.

Chiesi has provided sponsorship towards meeting room/audio visual hire, and subsistence during educational sessions