Meetings & Events

2020 BSHT Annual Scientific Meeting

Thursday 23 – Friday 24 January 2020
Conference Aston, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET

Who should attend?

Scientists, clinicians, researchers, laboratory staff

BSHT Annual Scientific Meeting Aston

Organised by: Keith GOMEZ, London

Confirmed Topics & Speakers
Factor XII as a target for treatment of thrombosis
Thomas RENNÉ (University Medical Center, Hamburg)
Optimisation of gene therapy for bleeding disorders
Thierry VANDENDRIESSCHE (Free University of Brussels (VUB)
Determinants of fibrin clot structure
Robert ARIENS (Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine)
Treating haemophilia without raising factor levels
Pratima CHOWDARY (Royal Free Hospital, London)
Transcription factors and heritable thrombocytopenia
Martina DALY (University of Sheffield)
Platelet secretion: gateway to haemostasis, thrombosis and vascular function
Alastair POOLE (Bristol Heart Institute)

Key opinion leaders using case-based discussion to highlight current challenges and dilemmas for the practising haemostasis doctor
Friday 24 January 2020
Chair: Catherine BAGOT
09:00 – 11:40 hrs
Managing co-morbidities in the older patient with haemophilia
Dr Susie SHAPIRO (Oxford University Hospitals)
Current tests to diagnose inherited platelet disorders, their limitations and what the future holds
Dr Gill LOWE (University Hospitals Birmingham)
The appropriate use of direct oral anticoagulants in arterial disease
Dr Will LESTER (University Hospitals Birmingham)
The appropriate use of direct oral anticoagulants in antiphospholipid syndrome
Prof Hannah COHEN (University College London)

Featured Sessions:


Emerging Fellows: Showcasing the next generation of UK academics

Scientists in Training: Presenting the latest, cutting edge research from UK trainee academics

Oral free communications

Poster session


Conference Aston is centrally located in Birmingham and is easily accessible via road, rail and air.

Download the location map (PDF)


Abstract submission EXTENSION: 23:59 hrs Thursday 21 November
Abstract notification of submission outcome: by w/c 2 December
Early bird registration deadline: 23:59 hrs Monday 9 December
Cancellation deadline (with refund): Monday 9 December
Joining details email to delegates: w/c 16 December
Meeting: Thursday 23 – Friday 24 January 2020


Registration Now Open Early bird deadline: Monday 9 December

    Early bird Standard
Rates shown include VAT at the current rate   (Up to Mon 9 December) (From 10 December)
2 day attendance Members £ 150 £ 180
2 day attendance Non members £ 200 £ 230
2 day attendance Trainees £ 100 £ 120
1 day attendance – Thursday Members £ 90 £ 90
1 day attendance – Thursday Non members £ 110 £ 130
1 day attendance – Thursday Trainees £ 72 £ 72
1 day attendance – Friday Members £ 90 £ 90
1 day attendance – Friday Non members £ 110 £ 130
1 day attendance – Friday Trainees £ 72 £ 72
Diagnostic + Pharma – 2 days. No accomm. Commercial £ 350 £ 380
Accommodation – Conference Aston – Wed night (B&B)   £ 120 £ 120
Accommodation – Conference Aston – Thurs night (B&B)   £ 120 £ 120
Thursday Dinner   £ 40 £ 40

Registration criteria for trainees:
Trainees are students registered for undergraduate diplomas, MPhil, PhD, MD or biomedical training and under 35 years of age. Evidence of registration or a supporting letter from your head of department or section manager should be provided in all cases.
Please email the meeting office with supporting evidence of your trainee status.


Abstracts submission for both oral and poster submissions are encouraged.

Abstract submission EXTENSION: 23:59 hrs Thursday 21 November


Accommodation is available on site at Conference Aston.


For details please contact Natasha (M) 07967 563 754 or (E)



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