Speakers within infection prevention discuss technology and its part in combatting new and existing pathogens.


  • Day 1: SSI, Sepsis, COVID-19 and other emerging pathogens.
  • Day 2: Healthcare buildings as a source of air and water borne infection.


The programme is designed to appeal to all those working within infection prevention and control and public health across clinical and non-clinical areas.


Day 1 speakers include:

  • Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert, Oxford Vaccine Team
  • Neil Mortensen, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Professor Mark Wilcox, Leeds Teaching Hospital
  • Professor David Leaper, Emeritus Professor of Surgery University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and University of Huddersfield
  • Dr Giles Bond-Smith, Consultant Surgeon, Oxford University Hospital  
  • Dr Ron Daniels, UK Sepsis Trust
  • Professor Michael Borg, Head of Infection Prevention and Control, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

Day 2 speakers include:

  • Dr Teresa Inkster, Consultant Microbiologist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NHS Assure
  • Dr Michael Weinbren, Consultant Microbiologist, Lead for Water Safety, NHS Scotland Assure
  • Dr Susanne Surman-Lee, Consultant Clinical Scientist/Public Health Microbiologist, Leegionella Ltd
  • Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green, Great Ormond Street Hospital / University College London
  • Dr Jimmy Walker, Chair, Central Sterilising Club 
  • George McCracken, Consultant Microbiologist, Lead for Water Safety, NHS Scotland Assure
  • Professor Joseph Falkinham III Ph.D, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

  • 08:30 - 27/09/2022 to 16:40 - 28/09/2022
  • Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham, B5 7QU, United Kingdom