Tuesday 12th November 2019 (may be subject to change)

8:30-9:30

Registration & Neworking

9:30-10:30

Opening Broadcast Programme

09:30-10:30

Official Opening

Guest of Honour

Welcome

Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE
Chief Midwifery Officer for England

Presentations

Franka Cadee
President
International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)

10:30-11:30

Seminar Stream A

A1. Research

Discussion Points

  • New biology insight
  • Microbiome
  • Integration

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

A2. Education

Discussion Points

  • Educating for change
  • Flexible professionals
  • Midwifery leadership
  • New roles

Midwives as CEOs: why midwives need to become business savvy in order to take back the midwifery profession
Joanne Parkington
Chief Executive
The One to One Partnership

A3. Clinical Practice

Discussion Points

  • Reducing mortality in mothers and babies
  • Innovations to improve safety

Designing systems that improve safety and dignity in childbirth for every person, everywhere
Dr Neel Shah
MD, MPP, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Delivery Decisions Initiative
Harvard’s Ariadne Labs

A4. Innovation & Transformation

Keynote Presentation


Insights from transforming UK Maternity Services
Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE
Chief Midwifery Officer for England
NHS England

A5. Sustainability

Discussion Points

  •  Maternity challenges across the globe
  • Lessons
  • Diverse provision

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

12:00-13:00

Seminar Stream B

B1. Research

Discussion Points

  • Science impacts
  • Prenatal testing
  • Impacts on practice

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

B2. Education

Education, training and team work – improvement in neonatal resuscitation
David Hutchon BSc (Med Sci)
MB, ChB, FRCOG, Retired Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

B3. Clinical Practice

Discussion Points

  • Impacts of prosperity
  • Impacts of obesity in mothers
  • Impacts of age of mothers

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

B4. Innovation & Transformation

Discussion Points

  • New mobile technologies
  • New personal technologies
  • Motivational technologies

Using Apps for mentoring and confidence building
Alison Baum OBE
Chief Executive
Best Beginnings

B5. Sustainability

Discussion Points

  • Workforce planning

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

14:00-15:00

Seminar Stream C

C1. Research

Discussion Points

  • Science and behaviour change

Labelled high risk: exploring perception of risk during childbirth in women with an increased BMI>35kg/m2
Gail Norris
Midwife for Education
Edinburgh Napier University

Parents’ experiences of children with food
Tisian Lynskey-Wilkie
Founder
Hydrobumps

C2. Education

Ensuring choice for a positive birth
Milli Hill
Founder
The Positive Birth Movement

C3. Clinical Practice

Discussion Points

  • Caesarean section patterns
  • Reduction approaches
  • Recovery

Five Guide: enhancing caesarean section recovery
Janine McKnight-Cowan BEM
Queens Nurse Project Health Visitor
Derbyshire Community Healthcare Services NHS Foundation Trust

C4. Innovation & Transformation

Architecture and place: home is where its safe – designing environments for childbirth
Dr Nicoletta Setola
Department of Architecture, TESIS Centre, University of Florence, Italy

C5. Sustainability

Discussion Points

  • New technology
  • Reducing distance
  • Personalised monitoring

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

15:30-14:30

Seminar Stream D

D1. Research

Discussion Points

  • Maternity services and abuse
  • Strategies and responses
  • Roles of professionals

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

D2. Education

Discussion Points

  • Leadership and management training
  • Postgraduate provision
  • International collaboration and sharing

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

D3. Clinical Practice

Discussion Points

  • Caesarean section rates
  • Influences in women’s choices
  • Social behaviours

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

D4. Innovation & Transformation

Keynote Presentation

Discussion Points

  • Role of Government
  • Reflections on reviews and reforms
  • Making change happen
  • Winning professional consent

Baroness Julia Cumberlege CBE
Chair
National Maternity Review
Chair
All Party Health Group
Former UK Minister

D5. Sustainability

Discussion Points

  • Equipment life cycles
  • Recycling
  • Design and maintenance
  • Securing maximum value

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

17:00

Fringe & Open Studios

Open Studio 1

Improving practice through research and innovation


Dutch midwives’ views on and experiences with woman-centred care: A Q-methodology study
Dr Yvonne Fontein-Kuipers
Associate Professor
Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

Open Studio 2

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

Open Studio 3

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

Open Studio 4

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

Open Studio 5

Presentations to be selected from the international call for papers

18:30

IME 2019 Reception & Exhibition

19:30

IME 2019 Awards & Dinner

19:30

Host

Natasha Kaplinsky OBE
Broadcaster
Save the Children Ambassador