BALR Conference 2022 - Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Schedule

Tue Sep 20 2022 at 09:00 am to Wed Sep 21 2022 at 03:30 pm

UTC+01:00

Location

The Spine | Liverpool, EN

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About this Event

If you are a Respiratory Researcher then please join us in 2022 in Liverpool for a celebration of the latest scientific and clinical research.

From bench to breathing:

The Ins and Outs of the Lungs – cell science to saturations across the world


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BALR 2022 conference celebrates both BALR’s 40th and LSTM’s 125th anniversaries.

Key themes to be covered are global lung research, future career success, infection, allergy and ageing in lung diseases, respiratory challenge models and vaccines.

In addition to our usual competitions for PGR and Early Career researchers we also have a mid-career researcher competition.

Join us in person in Liverpool for this not-to-be-missed conference including a tour of the city’s scientific and cultural landmarks and sites – Come and see what Liverpool could offer you both scientifically and personally in your career.

We look forward to meeting you and helping to develop the next generation of Respiratory research leaders

All the best from the North West

Andrea Collins and the LSTM Respiratory Research Team



The BALR has provided a focus for exchange of ideas between all manner of respiratory researchers, basic scientist, and clinician alike, to ferment collaboration and to further fundamental pulmonary research for over twenty years, thus fulfilling the initial aims of the society to promote respiratory research throughout the UK. We are also a registered charity (SC010151).


The theme of the conference is 5 key topics:

• Infection, allergy and ageing

• Respiratory challenge studies

• Future success

• Vaccines

• Global

The BALR 2022 Conference Leads as follows: Dr. Andrea Collins, Senior Clinical Academic in Respiratory Medicine at LSTM and Conference Organiser. Prof. Daniela Ferreira Head of Clinical Sciences Department, and Professor of respiratory vaccines and infection immunology at LSTM. Dr. Karl Staples, Associate Professor at the University of Southampton Faculty of Medicine and Chair for the British Association for Lung Research. Dr. Owen Tomlinson Owen, Lecturer in Medicine at Exeter University and the Meetings Secretary for the British Association for Lung Research.

Alongside cross-disciplinary talks from high-profile speakers, a key theme of our meeting is to support Early and Mid - Career Researchers (PGR students and Postdocs) by providing a platform to present their research in our PGR/ ECR/MCR competitions. The conference is also aimed at

• Allied health professionals,

• Clinicians

• Senior academics



Accommodation

We are delighted to provide you with a free accommodation booking service. Liverpool Convention Bureau is the official accommodation booking provider for BALR 2022. This is a flexible service which allows you to book accommodation to suit your needs and budget. Special rates have been negotiated at a number of hotels.

https://book.passkey.com/go/BALR2022

This accommodation website will be open until 7th August 2022; we recommended booking early to ensure you are able to select your preferred accommodation option. Through this website you can book, modify, or cancel your reservation and receive instant confirmation.

The Novotel Paddington Village (adjacent to the conference venue The Spine) is currently under construction, due for completion in Spring 2022. Delegates will be updated once this hotel has been added as an accommodation option. In the meantime, you may wish to secure a hotel booking to suit your requirements and budget confident this can be amended at a later date.

No payment is required at the time of booking. Secure your rooms by credit/debit card guarantee and pay the accommodation provider directly on arrival, alternatively you may arrange pre-payment by requesting a pro-forma invoice where payment must be made 14 days prior to arrival.

If you wish to make a group booking, or you are experiencing any difficulties in completing your booking online, please contact the Liverpool Convention Bureau team at [email protected] or on 00 44 (0) 151 233 5933.



Prizes and Awards

The BALR Prizes recognize outstanding work by Postgraduate, Early and Mid-Career Researchers. Those shortlisted for the PGR/ECR and MCR competitions will deliver oral poster presentations.

- £750

-£750

Postgraduate Competition Prizes

Winner - £750

Runner - Up £250

Early Career Researcher Competition Prizes

Winner - £750

Runner Up - £250


Brief Overview of the Conference

BALR keynote speakers – Details to follow in 2022

Day 1

Welcome address and housekeeping

Start time 9.30am

Speakers confirmed in 2022

Lunch and refreshments included throughout the day

Poster Session and BALR prize giving

Conference close time 4.00 p.m.


Social Event & Networking

On the 20th of Sep 2022 the Liverpool Respiratory Research Team will be hosting a FREE SOCIAL EVENT open to all delegates attending in person. This will include a Tour of Liverpool , a light dinner at Imagine More Café Strawberry Fields, and includes access to the exhibition.

This event will start at the close of Day 1 from 4.00pm until 6.30pm/7.00pm. Collection and drop off at conference venue, The Spine Liverpool.


Day 2

Rise and shine exercise social (Running / Yoga)

Start time 9.30 am

Lunch and refreshments included throughout the day

Speakers confirmed in 2022

Poster session and LSTM prize giving

Closing remarks

Closing time 4.00 pm


Useful Links & Information:

  • Conference Venue – The Spine
  • About Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool)
  • BALR
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine


Car Parking near The Spine

  • Q park the Royal
  • Mount Pleasant car park
  • Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral car park



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