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.

Registration for the conference is now closed, but if you are interested in attending you can contact the office on 01 496 2433 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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 for those who cannot attend. 

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