08:45 - Delegate Registration & Networking

09:20 - Chair's Welcome & Introduction

Speaker: Dr Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases Physician, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde & Incoming Chair, Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group - Confirmed

09:30 - Reducing Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Primary Care

Speaker: Dr Simon B Hurding, Clinical Lead Effective Prescribing & Therapeutics Directorate for Health Finance, The Scottish Government - Confirmed

09:50 - Delivering an Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme

Speaker: Dr Jacqueline Sneddon, Project Lead for Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group, Chair, Pharmacy Infection Network, United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association – Confirmed

10:10 - The Pivotal Role of the Community Pharmacy

Speaker: Kaye Greig, Community Pharmacy Scotland – Confirmed

10:30 - One Health Initiative - Uniting Human and Veterinary Medicine

Speaker: Jesus Gallego, DCVO, Animal Health and Welfare Division, Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities Directorate, The Scottish Government - Confirmed

10:45 - The importance of traceability, transparency and accountability of medicines in agriculture

Gwyn Jones, Chairman, RUMA - Confirmed

11:00 - Feasibility of CRP point of care testing in Primary Care

Dr Gail Haddock, General Practitioner, NHS Highland and Vice Chair, SAPG - Confirmed

11:20 - Question and Answer Session

11:40 - Refreshments and Networking

12:00 - The role of primary care in tackling AMR and how evidence, guidelines and diagnostic tools can help to reduce antibiotic use

Speaker: Dr Stephen Granier, Whiteladies Medical Group and RCGP TARGET Antibiotics Clinical Specialist - Confirmed

12:20 - Sepsis - Ensuring Rational, Safe & Effective Use of Antibiotics

Speaker: Dr. Iain Keith, Acute Physician, Royal Alexandra Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde – Confirmed

12:40 - Sore Throat Test and Treat Case Study

Speaker: Malcolm Harrison, Senior Manager, Projects & Contract Development, Boots UK - Confirmed

13:00 - Question and Answer Session

13:20 - Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Session – Showcasing Best Practice

14:00 - Welcome back

Dr Gillian Orange, Clinical Lead, Scottish Microbiology and Virology Network – Confirmed

14:10 - Using Education to reaffirm the message

Speaker: Jo McEwen, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, NHS Tayside- Confirmed

14:25 - Low-Cost - High-Impact Educational Solutions

Speaker: British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Confirmed (Speaker TBC)

14:40 - Case study - Promoting infection control and antibiotic awareness with children and their family members

Speaker: Kate Stock, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde – Confirmed

14:55 - Reducing Time Taken to Test Bacteria for Resistance - the Scattered Light Integrated Collector (SLIC)

Speaker: Dr Robert Hammond, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Medicine St Andrews – Confirmed

15:10 - Closing address: Taking that Further Step to Tackle Over-Consumption of Antibiotics

Speaker: Johnathan Laird MPHARM (HONS) MRPHARMS Scottish Pharmacy Board, RPS Scotland - Confirmed

15:35 – Chair’s Closing Comments

Dr Gillian Orange, Clinical Lead, Scottish Microbiology and Virology Network – Confirmed