First National Students AMR Conference

18 November 2017, King's College London Strand, Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre London WC2R 2LS

Introducing the UK’s first ever multidisciplinary student conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)! This is a rare and exciting opportunity for students and young professionals in all areas of healthcare to learn and participate in discussion about this serious global threat.

The conference aims to promote collaboration amongst all health-related fields through a One Health approach. All attendants can look forward to an engaging and interactive day. This event has been designed by students and for students, with talks and workshops delivered by key individuals in this field, in a very dynamic style.

This conference will enable you as healthcare professionals of today and tomorrow, to be equipped with an array of knowledge, interpersonal skills, and an insight into the front line in the battle against AMR.

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the conference.

Students and newly qualified health-professionals studying Nursing – Medicine – Pharmacy – Dentistry – Veterinary Medicine (and relevant related courses e.g. Diploma in Pharmacy Services Skills, Dental Technology qualifications etc) are invited


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  • Dr. Diane Ashiru (Conference Chair) – Lead Pharmacist, Antimicrobial Resistance Programme, Public Health England

  • Dr Susan Hopkins (Keynote) – Healthcare Epidemiologist Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at Public Health England, Chair of the Overview Committee of the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR)

  • Dr Miraz Rahman – Senior Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry and Antimicrobial Drug Discovery, King’s College London

  • Professor Liz Sockett – Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

  • Dr Vivian Auyeung – Pharmacist, PhD in Health Psychology and Lecturer at Kings College London

    And more to be confirmed!


This event is supported by:

Public Health England AMR Programme

King’s College London

The Association of British Pharmaceutical Industries (ABPI)

Health Education England


British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy




Is Lunch Provided? Yes, lunch and snacks are provided at the conference, as part of the conference package.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? No ID is required, and there are no minimum age requirements.

What is the Dress Code? Professional

What can I bring into the event? Bring a pen, a notebook and you!
How can I contact the organiser with any questions? Please email us at or Tweet us @TheAMRProject
What’s the refund policy? You have up to 7 days before the event to request a refund
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends? Please put details of the person attending correctly in the Eventbrite form. However, if you have any issues, please email us.



The AMR:ABC Conference has been designed by a multidisciplinary national group of health students and very recently qualified healthcare professionals. The team works alongside the Antibiotic Guardian Campaign, a public health initiative led by Public Health England. We look forward to meeting you at the conference!