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0850 – 0900 Welcome speech by SICM President
Dr Tan Hon Liang
0900 – 0930 Opening Plenary : Severe COVID-19 and the temptation to do more
Prof Jason Phua
Session Moderator:  Dr Andrew Li
0940 – 1110 Track 1 : ARDS management – What has changed with COVID-19?
Session Moderator:  Dr Chew Mei Fang
0940 – 1110 Track 2 : Critical Care Cardiology – How has this changed with COVID-19
Session Moderator: Dr Ruth Chen

0940 – 1110 Track 3: Transforming Critical Care with Technologies
Session Moderator: Dr Tan Hon Liang

0940 – 1010 The use of awake proning in the management of COVID ARDS
Dr Dirk Varelmann 
0940 – 1010 Cardiogenic Shock Management – Generating and Applying Evidence During COVID-19 and
Beyond
Dr Jason Katz
0940 – 1040 Talkshow: Tele-ICU – Critical Care without walls
Dr Timothy Buchman, Dr Sai Praveen Haranath
1010 – 1040 ECMO for severe COVID-19 disease
A/Prof Ramanathan Kollengode
1010 – 1040 The Forgotten Chamber in ARDS
Dr Chia Yew Woon
1040 – 1110 Glucocorticoid treatment of ARDS: safe and highly effective
Prof Gu Meduri
1040 – 1110 Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Management in the COVID Era
Prof Marcus Ong
1040 – 1110 Alarm Fatigue: The Unknown Pandemic
Dr Dirk Hüske-Kraus
1110 – 1120 Sponsor Advertisement
1140 – 1310 Track 4: Extra-corporeal blood purification therapies, the ins and outs
Session Moderator: Dr Andrew Li
1140 – 1310 Track 5 : What happens after ICU stay..
Session Moderator: Dr Lee Yi Lin
1140 – 1310 Track 6: The evolution of rapid response in the face of COVID-19
Session Moderator: A/Prof Augustine Tee
1140 – 1310 A/Prof Gerald Chua, A/Prof Tan Han Khim and Dr Manish Kaushik 1140 – 1210 A Close Encounter with COVID-19: An ICU Patient’s Journey
Dr Ho Vui Kia, Mr Raymond Koh
1140 – 1200 Decreasing collateral damage from COVID-19
Prof Sang Bum-Hong
1200 – 1220 The use of PAPR in resuscitation and rescue scenarios for COVID -19 – The CGH experience
A/Prof Roshni Sadashiv Gokhale
1210 – 1240 Making victors out of ICU survivors: the nutrition journey
Dr Charles Lew
1220 – 1240 The canary in the coalmine – Triage and monitoring in Covid isolation facilities
Dr Toh Han
1240 – 1310 Physiotherapy and our battle against COVID-19: The experience from the National Centre of
Infectious Diseases, Singapore
Ms Audrey Lee
1240 – 1310 Rapid response and red zone alerts
Ms Clarice Wee
1310 – 1350
Treating Critically-ill patients in an era of increased Gram-negative bacterial resistance – challenging the standard approach
Lunch Symposium by Pfizer
Session Moderator: Dr Jensen Ng
1315 – 1330 Implications for MDR Gram-negative infections in critically ill patients in Asia
Dr Asok Kurup
1330 – 1345 Optimizing antibiotic therapy in the ICU
Dr Kenneth Chan
1350 – 1420 Plenary 1: Update on MERS-CoV Therapeutics: Implications for COVID-19
Prof Yaseen Arabi
 Session Moderator: Dr Lee Yi Lin
1420 – 1550 Track 7 : COVID-19 and ICU – The experience in other countries
Session Moderator: Prof Jason Phua
1420 – 1550 Track 8: To dialyse or not to dialyse, that is the question
Session Moderator: Dr Ruth Chen
1420 – 1550 Track 9: VTE and anti-coagulation in ICU, should we do more in the ICU in the COVID19 era
Session Moderator:  Dr Jensen Ng
1420 – 1550 Prof Sang Bum-Hong, Prof Jigeeshu Divatia, Dr Jose Emmanuel Palo and Dr Moritoki Egi 1420 – 1450 Management of Acute Kidney Injury – Strategies and Adaptations to a New World with COVID-19
A/Prof Chionh Chang Yin
1420 – 1430 Opening Remark
Dr Ravi Tiwari
1430 – 1455 Summary of VTE prophylaxis and anticoagulation in the ICU during “peacetime” How that has changed with COVID-19?
Dr Yap Eng Soo
1450 – 1520 Strategies for Starting Renal Replacement Therapy: Insights from the STARRT-AKI Trial
Prof Sean Bagshaw
1455 – 1520 Challenges of Thromboprophylaxis and Anticoagulation in COVID-19
Dr Eugene Fan, Dr Ravi Tiwari
1520 – 1550 Use of acute peritoneal dialysis to manage COVID-19 induced AKI in the ITU – one centre’s
experience
Prof Hugh Cairns
1520 – 1550 Talkshow with
Dr Ravi Tiwari, Dr Yap Eng Soo, Dr Eugene Fan
1550 – 1600 Sponsor Advertisement
1600 – 1730 Track 10: Respiratory failure – Pre-COVID-19 evidence. Can we apply that in this pandemic?
Session Moderator: Dr Lie Sui An
1600 – 1730 Track 11: COVID-19 and children – is it as benign as we thought?
Session Moderators: Dr Judith Wong and Dr Syeda Kashfi Qadri
 
1600 – 1630 Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19 Pneumonia
Dr See Kay Choong
1600 – 1730 Dr Jacqueline Ong, Dr Jayashree Muralidharan, Dr Lee Jan Hau and Dr Padmanabhan Ramnaraya
1630 – 1700 Stop fighting with the Ventilators – Addressing Patient-Ventilator Dyssynchrony
Dr Ivan Gerald Lee
1700 – 1730 Use of NIV and HFOT for respiratory failure pre-COVID-19 – Can we apply them in this
pandemic?
Dr Esther Tan Qiao Li
1730 – 1800 Special Plenary: COVID-19 pneumonia, pathophysiology and respiratory treatment
Prof Luciano Gattinoni
Session Moderator: Dr Chew Mei Fang
0830 – 0900 Plenary 2 : COVID-19 lessons from Singapore ID
Prof Paul Anantharajah Tambyah
Session Moderator: Dr Pipetius Quah
0900 – 0930 Plenary 3 : Overcoming COVID-19 together: A Public Health Perspective
A/Prof Kenneth Mak
Session Moderator: Dr Tan Hon Liang
0930 – 1100 Track 12 : Are the ICUs prepared for COVID-19? The considerations
Session Moderator: Dr Lie Sui An
0930 – 1100 Track 13 : COVID-19 therapies – How do they affect us in the ICU
Session Moderator: Dr Pipetius Quah
0930 – 1100 Track 14: Hospital acquired infections, what do intensivists need to know
Session Moderator: Dr Jonathan Tan
0930 – 1000 Developing Crisis Standards of Care: COVID-19’s Harrowing Mandate
Dr Nicholas Sadovnikoff
0930 – 1000 COVID-19 and concomitant respiratory bacterial infections
Dr Lee Tau Hong
1000 – 1030 The Scramble to Prepare for COVID-19: The Ins and Outs
A/Prof Tan Hui Ling
0930 – 1100 Dr Louis Chai, Dr Ling Li Min, Dr Puah Ser Hon, Dr Sewa Duu Wen, Dr Tan Chee Keat 1000 – 1030 Fungal infections in the ICU
Dr Jasmine Chung
1030 – 1100 ICU Education and COVID19: challenges and responses
Prof Chris Nickson
1030 – 1100 Integrating Novel Strategies into the treatment algorithm for Antimicrobial Resistance
A/Prof Andrea Kwa
1100 -1110 Sponsor Advertisement
1110 – 1140 Closing Plenary : COVID-19 Research: What does this mean for my ICU?
Prof Andrew Udy
Session Moderator: Dr Jensen Ng

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