ASM ONLINE PROGRAM
30th November – 2nd December
Registration to the online ASM includes access to the full program below, the Meeting Hub, Exhibition Hall, Poster Lounge and all virtual networking sessions. Attendees do not need to identify which sessions they wish to attend before the event. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded and available to watch on-demand for two weeks after the conclusion of the event. 
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Monday, 30th November 2020
SPEED NETWORKING ICEBREAKER
0930-1000
Take this opportunity to meet colleagues, sponsors and speakers through small group meetings. Delegates will be randomly allocated through a progression of four-person video group chats.  You never know who you might meet!
WELCOME & ORIENTATION
1000-1020
PLENARY #1
1020-1120
Dr Lisa Guay-Woodford
McGehee Joyce Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Washington DC
1120-1130 REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stretch, stand up, get ready for the breakout sessions…which will you attend live?
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
1130-1300
The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.Speakers and further details will be added as confirmed.

Modelling Kidney Diseases

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#1: To be advised

#2: MODELLING THE GBM

#3: KIDNEY MODELLING

#4: LEAD – MCRI DISEASE MODELLING FACILITY

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CKD

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#1: CARDIOVASCULAR BIOMARKERS AND MECHANISMS OF DISEASE – WHERE ARE WE NOW?

Matthew Roberts

#2: SGLT2 INHIBITION IN CKD: CLINICAL IMPACT

Brendon Neuen, Academic Nephrology Registrar and NHMRC Postgraduate Scholar at The George Institute, Australia

#3: COGNITIVE DECLINE IN CKD

Eric Tan, Research Fellow/NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

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Paediatric Session – Transition to Adult Care Session

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This session will consist of 4 x 15-minute presentations followed by a 30-minute live Q&A where speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience.

Moderator: Anna Francis

#1: PAEDIATRIC PERSPECTIVE

Chanel Prestidge

#2: ADULT PERSPECTIVE

Rob Carroll

#3: KHA (KIDNEY HEALTH AUSTRALIA) AND THE CONSUMER PERSPECTIVES

Shilpa Jesudason and Luke Macauley

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The Clinical Art of Drug Monitoring in Nephrology Transplantation

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#1: TRANSPLANTATION MMF AND TAC

#2: HAEMODIALYSIS AND DOSING

#3: PRINCIPLES OF PHARMOACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS

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1300-1400 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
PLENARY #2
1400-1600
Young Investigator Award Session
Eight clinical and basic science presentations from our selected young investigators.  Participants are in the running for the Young Investigator Awards and selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.  Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE. Check eligibility requirements on the ASM Awards page.
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1600-1615 REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stretch, stand up, make a contact in the Meeting Hub, browse the Exhibition or the Posters.  Get ready for the breakout sessions…which will you attend live?
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
1615-1745
The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.Speakers and further details will be added as confirmed.

KHA Award Clinical Science 

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This session will comprise with 6 speakers selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE.

Check eligibility requirements on the ASM Awards page.

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Basic Science Symposium

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Mini Orals #1

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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Mini Orals #2

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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Mini Orals #3

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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DAY ONE CONCLUDES
Tuesday, 1st December 2020
SPEED NETWORKING ICEBREAKER
0930-0955
Take this opportunity to meet colleagues, sponsors and speakers through small group meetings. Delegates will be randomly allocated through a progression of four-person video group chats.  You never know who you might meet!
WELCOME
0955-1000
PLENARY #3
1000-1100
Professor Patrick (Paddy) Mark
Professor of Nephrology and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist at the Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow
1100-1105
5 min changeover break
1105-1235
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Speakers and further details will be added as confirmed.

Genomic Data and Implementation

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#1: To be advised

#2: JOINING THE DOTS – DATA IN HEALTHCARE

#3: OPERATIONAL RENAL GENETICS

#4: HEALTH ECONOMICS OF EARLY CLINICAL GENOMIC SEQUENCING

#5: CLINICAL UTILITY OF CLINICAL GENOMIC SEQUENCING IN NEPHROLOGY

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APSN Speakers Clinical Science Symposium

ANCA Associated Vasculitis – Basic Science

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#1: COMPLEMENT IN AAV PATHOGENESIS – A NEW TARGET FOR THERAPY

David Jayne, Professor of Clinical Autoimmunity at the University of Cambridge, UK

2#: NEUTROPHIL ACTIVATION, NETs

Kim O’Sullivan

3#: LOSS OF TOLERANCE AND RE-ESTABLISHING TOLERANCE TO ANCA ANTIGENS

Richard Kitching

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Renal Supportive Care Symposium

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#1: SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT IN ADVANCED RENAL DISEASE: TASTE AND ITCH

Frank Brennan, Palliative Care and Renal Supportive Care Services, St George Hospital, Kogarah

#2: COMPREHENSIVE CONSERVATIVE CARE: DEFINITIONS, EVIDENCE AND OUTCOMES

Kathryn Ducharlet, Nephrology and Renal Supportive Care Services, St Vincent’s Hospital and Eastern Health

#3: CROSS CULTURAL ISSUES IN END OF LIFE CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH ADVANCED RENAL DISEASE

Ofra Fried, Palliative Care, Townsville University Hospital, Townsville

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1235-1330 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
1330-1500
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Speakers and further details will be added as confirmed.

Shaun Summers Clinical Trainee Prize Session

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This session will comprise with 8 speakers selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE.

Check eligibility requirements on the ASM Awards page.

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Basic Science Award

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This session will comprise with 6 speakers selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE.

Check eligibility requirements on the ASM Awards page.

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Mini Orals #4

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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Mini Orals #5

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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Mini Orals #6

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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PLENARY #4
1500-1600
Professor Yong-Soo Kim
Professor of Medicine in the Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea
1600-1645
SPEED NETWORKING SOCIAL
DAY TWO CONCLUDES
Wednesday, 2nd December 2020
0930-0940
WELCOME
0940-1110
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Speakers and further details will be added as confirmed.

Glomerular Basement Membrane & Kidney Disease – Basic Science Symposium

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#1: To be advised

#2: GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE RELATIONSHIPS IN MONOGENIC KIDNEY DISEASE – SIFTING THE TRUTH

#3: GENETIC COUNSELLING AND CASCADE TESTING

#4: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALPORT SYNDROME

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PCKD Symposium

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Session Moderators: Natasha Rogers, Greg Tesch 

#1: CORE OUTCOMES FOR TRIALS IN ADPKD: THE SONG_PKD INITIATIVE

Yeoungjee Cho, Centre for Health Services Research The University of Queensland

#2: IDENTIFICATION OF A NEW REGULATOR OF CYST DEVELOPMENT IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF PKD

Ian Smyth, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University

#3: DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE PATHWAYS IN POLYSYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Gopi Rangan, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney

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ANZDATA Session

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Presenters to be advised.

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Green Nephrology

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#1: HAEMODIALYSIS PROVISION IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Sarah Brown, Purple House

#2: THE CARBON FOOTPRINT OF PD AND ENVIRONMENTAL WINS FROM THE ELLEN MEDICAL PD SYSTEM

John Knight, The George Institute for Global Health and University of New South Wales

#3: KIDNEY PATIENT CARE IN NATURAL DISASTERS: EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR PATIENTS AND DIALYSIS UNITS

Katherine Barraclough, Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne
David Johnson, Princess Alexandra Hospital and University of Queensland

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1110-1210 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
PLENARY #5
1210-1250
TJ Neale – 2020 Award Presentations 
Title to be advised
Meg Jardine, Program Head of Innovation & Kidney Research at The George Institute
Title to be advised
Angela Webster, Clinical Epidemiologist, Nephrologist and Transplant Physician, Westmead Hospital
1250-1330
Jacquot Awardee Presentations
IMPROVING THE LONG-TERM OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN WITH CKD
Anna Francis, paediatric nephrologist and clinician researcher, Queensland Children’s Hospital
Title to be advised
Natasha
Rogers
1330-1500
COVID-19 SYMPOSIUM
COVID-19 – AN INSIGHT INTO EXTREME PANDEMIC CONDITIONS
Speaker to be advised
COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH PERSPECTIVE
Professor Brendan Murphy, Commonwealth Secretary of Health
Panel Discussion
1500-1530 EXHIBITION & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Visit with our sponsors in the Exhibition Hall
1530-1700
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

The following sessions run concurrently and attendees can attend any without prior booking. Delegates may also switch between sessions after they have commenced. Unless otherwise indicated all sessions will be recorded for On-Demand viewing after the ASM.

Speakers and further details will be added as confirmed.

AKTN Session

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#1: RECENTLY COMPLETED AND PUBLISHED TRIALS

#2: TRIALS IN DEVELOPMENT

#3: NEW METHODOLOGIES

#4: CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT IN KIDNEY TRIALS

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Gender Equality in Medicine, Nephrology and Our Society

Mini Orals #7

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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Mini Orals #8

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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Mini Orals #9

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This session will comprise of presentations selected through the 2020 ANZSN Call for Abstracts and peer review process.

Abstracts are due 28th August 2020 and you can submit HERE

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1700-1705
5 minute changeover
PLENARY #6
1705-1735
MEETING OVERVIEW: HIGHLIGHTS, HOT TOPICS & FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Neil Boudville, ANZSN President
DAY THREE CONCLUDES
Thank you for attending the 2020 Virtual ASM.  Recordings of sessions will be available on the platform for one month proceeding the ASM dates.

About ANZSN

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The aims of the Society are to promote and support the study of the kidney and urinary tract in health and disease, and to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of nephrology in Australia and New Zealand.

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