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Keynote Speakers

(in alphabetical order)

Professor in Clinical Nursing, University of Plymouth Professor in Clinical Nursing, University of Plymouth

Prof.dr. Jos M. Latour

Professor in Clinical Nursing, University of Plymouth, UK

Jos Latour is professor in clinical nursing at the University of Plymouth in the UK. Jos has been an intensive care nurse for over 30 years. His clinical post is based at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, UK, where he is the director of the Clinical School aiming to drive research forward with clinical staff. The research programmes of Jos are related to patient and family-centred care, end-of-life care, emergency care and sepsis. Jos has published widely in peer-reviewed journals. He is an associate-editor of two peer-reviewed journals and editorial board member of several other international journals.

Keynote lecture: From globalisation to slowbalisation - maintaining our workforce and standards in critical care
Plenary Session 1 - Thursday, 1 September 2022 

Dr. Joseph Manning

Clinical-Academic Children’s Nurse, Nottingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Joseph Manning MBE is a Clinical-Academic Children’s Nurse with a strong national and international profile within the fields of nursing, paediatric critical care, and clinical academic capacity and capability development.  He is the first registered children’s nurse in the UK to be awarded an HEE NIHR ICA Clinical Lectureship and is seen as a trailblazer in his field. He has meaningful concurrent engagement in clinical practice and research, holding frontline healthcare and senior leadership roles (Nottingham Children’s Hospital, UK) and an Associate Professorship /Co-lead of the Centre for Children and Young People Health Research (University of Nottingham, UK). 

Keynote lecture: Insights and priorities from clinical practice connecting with research  (preliminary title; tbc)
Plenary session 5 - Saturday, 3 September 2022

Prof.dr. Pieterbas Lalleman

Professor of Nursing Leadership, Research group for Person-centredness in an Ageing Society at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Pieterbas Lalleman is Professor of Nursing Leadership at the Research group for Person-centredness in an Ageing Society at Fontys University of Applied Sciences. He work on several project related to nursing governance and leadership such as the RN2Blend study on differentiated nursing practice,  the rebel nurse leadership study (REBEL-V-study), nurse opinion leadership study (RN-OPINION-study) and a study on nurse councils and nurses in boards of directors (RN@TOP-study). He is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Alberta and works as a district nurse at Buurtzorg. He is the chair of the Historical College FNI at the Dutch Nurses Association. 

Keynote lecture: Nursing leadership during pandemics in a historical perspective 
Plenary Session 3 - Friday 2 September 2022

Invited Speakers

(in alphabetical order)

Eva Barkestad Eva Barkestad

Eva Barkestad

Head of Education, Danderyd Karolinska Institut, Stockholm, Sweden

I started my nursing career in 1978 and graduated as a ICU nurse in 1984.

Worked as a bedside nurse on the ICU and acted as head nurse for a few years. In 2003 I made another career choice and got my current positon as Head of Education at the ICU in Danderyds hospital. I have been involved in national and international organisations as ANIVA, EfCCNa and WFCCN.

I also am an adjourned lecturer and guest lecturer at Karolinska University and Red Cross Nursing school in Stockholm. What I most proud of is to be awarded the title of EfCCNa fellow in 2017.

Invited speaker presentation: Patient experience with COVID-19 
Plenary Session 4 - Friday, 2 September 2022 

Prof. Louise Rose

Professor of Critical Care Nursing and Research Division Head, King’s College London, UK

Professor Louise Rose, RN, PhD is a Professor of Critical Care Nursing and Research Division Head at King’s College London, UK and an honorary Professor in Critical Care and the Lane Fox Respiratory Unit at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. Prior to joining King’s she was an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. She remains the Research Director of the Prolonged Ventilation Weaning Centre in Toronto, Canada. Prof Rose’s research program focuses on improving outcomes and the healthcare experience of mechanically ventilated patients across the care continuum from the emergency department, intensive care unit, specialized weaning centre and in the home. Since commencing her research career she has been awarded over 95 peer reviewed research grants and has over 190 peer reviewed publications. During the pandemic Prof Rose co-founded Life Lines – a philanthropic initiative that provided over 1400 4G enabled tablets with a bespoke ICU virtual visiting solution to over 180 NHS hospitals enabling over 130,000 virtual visits across the UK.

Invited speaker presentation: Virtual visiting & family communication: lessons learnt from the pandemic to optimize family-centred care of the future

Plenary session 2 - Thursday, 1 September