Timing Programme
08.00 – 08.30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
08.00 – 08.30 Poster Set up
08.30 Welcome
Alan REID (Glasgow, UK)
Session 1: Troponin the real world
Chairperson: Paul COLLINSON (London, UK)
08.30-08.50 Troponin – How low can you go?
EQA performance of high sensitivity Troponin assays.
Alan REID (Glasgow, UK)
08.50-09.10 Update on high sensitivity guidelines
Fred APPLE (Minnesota, USA)
09:10-10.10 High sensitivity Troponin – How do clinicians use it?
Discussion of the use of rule-in / rule-out and serial timings.
09:10-09.40 Troponin I Nick MILLS (Edinburgh, UK)
09.40-10.10 Troponin T Allan JAFFE (Minnesota, USA)
10.10-10.40 Refreshments / Exhibition / Posters
Session 2
Chairperson: Rob CHRISTENSON (Baltimore, USA)
10.40-11.10 High sensitivity cardiac Troponin assays:
Tomorrow’s possibilities?

Rick BODY (Manchester, UK)
11.10-11.50 The 4th Universal Definition – evolution or revolution?
Allan JAFFE (Minnesota, USA)
11.50-12.10 Comfort break and collection of working lunch
12.10-13.40 Moderated Dialogue Sessions + Working lunch
Implementing hs Troponin in the real world – rule-out and rule-in algorithms: making it happen
Session Chairs: Fred APPLE (Minnesota, USA), Rob CHRISTENSON (Baltimore, USA), Paul COLLINSON (London, UK)
13.40-14.15 Refreshments / Exhibition / Posters
Session 3
Chairperson: Fred APPLE (Minnesota, USA)
14.15-15.15 Dialogue outcomes and discussion
Fred APPLE (Minnesota, USA)
15.15-15.30 Natriuretic peptides- Update and Implications of Heart Failure Guidelines
Rob CHRISTENSON (Baltimore, USA)
15.30-15.45 Mechanisms of Troponin release
Fred APPLE (Minnesota, USA)
15.45-16.00 Comfort break
Session 4
Chairperson: Alan REID (Glasgow, UK)
16.00-16.15 Do you believe in type 2 MI?
Paul COLLINSON (London, UK)
16.15-16.45 Discussion – what to do with those pesky troponin results
Paul COLLINSON (London, UK), Nick MILLS (Edinburgh, UK)
16.45-17.15 Can troponin be topped?
Mike MARBER  (London, UK)
17.15-17.30 Discussion and Summing Up
17.30 Departure
17.30-19.15 Wine & nibbles