Each day of the conference there are 2 streams of presentations + workshops and a symposium offering delegates the choice to satisfy their CPD requirements.
This day of the meeting is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 5 points for the purposes of continuing professional development.
Chair: Chris Gildersleve, Cardiff
10.30 Break, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
Chair: Simon Courtman, Plymouth
Chair: Christine Kirton, Sheffield
APAGBI Annual General Meeting
Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
Chair: Kate Wilson, Sheffield
Chair: John Rutherford, Dumfries
15.45 Refreshments,, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
Prize Presentations & Honorary Members
Chair: Charles Stack, Sheffield
Professor Tony Ryan was a student at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) where awarded a BSc in Polymer Science & Technology (Chemistry) in 1983 and a PhD in 1988. From 1985 to 1988 he was a Lecturer in Polymer Science & Technology at UMIST. He held a NATO Research Fellowship at the University of Minnesota in 1988 and 1989. In 1990 he returned to UMIST to be a Lecturer in Polymer Science & Technology in the Materials Science Department and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1994 and Reader in 1995. From 1993 to 1997 he was seconded half-time to the Synchrotron Radiation Source at Daresbury. In 1997 he moved to Sheffield to be The Professor of Physical Chemistry. From 1999-2004 he was the Head of the Department of Chemistry, from 2000-2008 Director of the Polymer Centre 2000-2008, and in the period 2002-2008 The ICI Professor of Physical Chemistry. From 2008-2016 he was the Pro Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Science at the University of Sheffield.