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1988

BCIS is Established

“The British Cardiovascular Intervention Society was born with Dr Man-Fai Shiu being elected as President. The practical details of BCIS were worked out in a bleak committee room at the old Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham during 1987-88.”

Man-Fai Shiu, President, 1988 – 1992
Peter Hubner, Honorary Secretary, 1988 – 1992
Alan Mackintosh, Treasurer, 1988 – 1993

1992 – 1999

1992
Martin Rothman, President, 1992 – 1996
Huon Gray, Honorary Secretary, 1992 – 1996
Stuart Shaw, Treasurer, 1993 – 1997

1994
Huon Gray, Audit Secretary, 1994 – 1997

1996
John Perrins, President, 1996 – 2000
Mike Norell, Honorary Secretary, 1996 – 2000

1997
Paul Silverton, Treasurer, 1997 – 2002

1998
Mark de Belder, Audit Secretary, 1998 – 2002

2000 – 2004

2000
Keith Dawkins, President, 2000 – 2004
David Smith, Honorary Secretary, 2000 – 2004

2002
Neal Uren, Treasurer, 2002 – 2006
Peter Ludman, Data Monitoring WG Lead, 2002

2004
Martyn Thomas, President, 2004 – 2008
Jim McLenachan, Honorary Secretary, 2004 – 2007

Advanced Angioplasty Conference,
Keynote speakers
Antonio Colombo – Important Practical Developments in Interventional Cardiology: A Personal View
Gilles Montalescot – Modern management of acute myocardial infarction

2005 – 2006

2005

Advanced Angioplasty Conference
Keynote speakers
Gregg Stone – Drug Election – The next step
Professor Franz-Josef Neumann – Antiplateley and anithrombotic therapies in PCI – Defining the Optimal Strategy

Fellowships
Adelaide – Karim Ratib
Canada – Vaikom Mahadevan

2006

Simon Redwood, Treasurer, 2006 – 2011

Advanced Angioplasty Conference
Keynote speakers
Ebehard Grube – The dark side of Stenting
Pim de Feyter – Coronary Imaging in 2010: Who and How?

2007 – 2008

2007

Bernard Prendergast, Honorary Secretary, 2007 – 2011
Akhil Kapur, Data Monitoring WG Lead, 2007 – 2012
Mark Signy, Data Monitoring WG Lead, 2007 – 2012

Advanced Angioplasty Conference
Keynote speakers
Alec Vahanian – Percutaneous Valve Therapy: State-of-the-Art
Maurice Buchbinder – The Evolution of Device Therapy – Past, Present and Future

Fellowships
Canada – Jonas Eichhöfer

2008

Mark de Belder, President, 2008 – 2012
David Hildick-Smith, Data Monitoring WG Lead, 2008 – 2013

Advanced Angioplasty Conference
Keynote speakers
William Wijns – DES – overhyped, overused and overpriced?
Martin Leon – Interventional Cardiology – the unanswered questions

Fellowships
Canada – Clare Appleby
Adelaide – Lucy Blows

2009

Rob Henderson, Clinical Standards Group Lead, 2009 – 2013
Andreas Baumbach, Communications Lead, 2009 – 2011
Jim Nolan, Training and Education Group Lead (formerly Education Officer), 2009 – 2011
Tony Gershlick, Research and Development Group Lead (formerly Information Officer), 2009 – 2013

ACI Conference
Advanced Angioplasty changes its name to Advanced Cardiovascular Intervention (ACI)
Keynote speakers
Patrick Serruys – From RITA to SYNTAX via COURAGE 15 years on and what can we now tell patients with multi-vessel disease about their treatment options?
Paul Teirstein – Ah – The Benefit of Hindsight

2010

Fellowships
Adelaide – Chris Malkin

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Dariusz Dudek – How to improve reperfusion therapy in STEMI? Primary PCI, adjunctive devices and the pharmaco-invasive approach
Alexandre Abizaid – Lessons from First-In-Man Studies: Winners and Losers

Basic Cardiovascular Intervention
Hosted by Wythenshawe Hospital

2011

Nick Curzen, Honorary Secretary, 2011 – 2015
Jim Nolan, Treasurer, 2011 – 2015
Andreas Baumbach, Training and Education Group Lead (formerly Education Officer), 2011 – 2015
Dan Blackman, Data Monitoring WG Lead, 2011 – 2015
Doug Fraser, Data Monitoring WG Lead, 2011 – 2015

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Marko Noc – Invasive Strategies for Patients with Resuscitated Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Michael Mack – The future for surgical and transvascular interventions – we’re in this together

Basic Cardiovascular Intervention
Hosted by Bristol Royal Infirmary

Fellowships
Auckland – Tim Watson

2012

Simon Redwood, President, 2012 – 2016
Mike Norell, Communications Lead, 2012 – 2016
Doug Fraser, Allied Health Professionals Working Group Lead, 2012 – 2017
Sen Devadathan, Non-Surgical Centre Representative, 2012 – 2016

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Jean Fajadet – Left main PCI: State of the Art
Sir Roger Boyle – Have we altered the past and can we alter the future?

Basic Cardiovascular Intervention
Hosted by Bristol Royal Infirmary

2013

People and Fellowships

Adrian Banning, Clinical Standards Group Lead, 2013 – 2015
Rod Stables, Research and Development Group Lead (formerly Information Officer), 2013 – 2017

Fellowships
Toronto – Ross McGeoch
Vancouver Island – Angus Murphy

2013

BCIS Meetings and Courses

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Bernard de Bruyne – FFR from Diagnosis to Treatment
Paul Gurbel – Oral antiplatelets in PCI: stronger agents for all, tailored therapy or both?

Cath Lab Basics
Hosted by Royal Free Hospital, London

Basic Cardiovascular Intervention
Hosted by University Hospital Southampton

BCIS Autumn Meeting
Hosted by Papworth Hospital

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Trainees Course
Hosted by Leeds General Infirmary

2014

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Daniel Burkhoff – The Science and Theory of Haemodynamic Support
Matthew Syed – The Science of Success

Cath Lab Basics
Hosted by Manchester Royal Infirmary

Basic Cardiovascular Intervention
Hosted by University Hospital Southampton

BCIS Autumn Meeting
Hosted by Blackpool Victoria Hospital

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Trainees Course
Hosted by University Hospital of North Staffordshire

Fellowships
Vancouver Island – Bilal Iqbal
Toronto – Tahir Hamid

2015

People and Fellowships

Adrian Banning, Honorary Secretary, 2015 – 2016

Fellowships
Adelaide – Jeremy Langrish
Toronto – Javid Iqbal
Toronto – Chris Sawh
Vancouver Island – Hussain Contractor

2015

BCIS Meetings and Courses

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Giora Weisz -Robotic PCI
Anna Bågenholm/Torvind Naesheim – The Science of Survival

Cath Lab Basics
Hosted by Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow

Basic Cardiovascular Intervention
Hosted by John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

BCIS Autumn Meeting
Hosted by Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Trainees Course
Hosted by Royal Stoke Hospital

2016

People and Fellowships

Adrian Banning, President, 2016 – 2020
Dan Blackman, Honorary Secretary, 2016 – 2020
David Hildick-Smith, Treasurer, 2015 – 2019

Fellowships
Adelaide – Muntaser Musameh
Adelaide – David Carrick
Toronto – Shazia Hussain
Vancouver Island – Navin Chandra

2016

BCIS Meetings and Courses

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Tim Harford – The perils of tidy targets
Francesco Maisano – Emerging Mitral Valve Technologies

BCIS Core Curriculum in Cardiac Intervention
Hosted by John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

BCIS AHP Summer Meeting
BCIS Autumn Meeting & Cath Lab Basics combined to create BCIS AHP Summer Meeting
Hosted by Bristol Royal Infirmary and Royal United Hospital, Bath

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Trainees Course
Hosted by Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

2017

People and Fellowships

Phillip Freeman, Communications Lead, 2017 – 2020
Nick Curzen, Research and Development Lead, 2017 – 2020

Fellowships
Adelaide – Richard Brogan
Auckland – Sudhakar George
Toronto – Jennifer Rossington
Vancouver Island – Nikhil Joshi

2017

BCIS Meetings and Courses

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
David Holmes -The Evolution of Coronary Intervention
Eberhard Grube – TAVI – Perspective 2017 Current Situation – Controversy and Prospect
Lifetime Achievement Award
Tony Gershlick

BCIS Core Curriculum in Cardiac Intervention
Hosted by Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester

BCIS AHP Summer Meeting
Hosted by Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital and Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Trainees Course
Hosted by King’s College Hospital, London

BCIS Study Day: Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Contemporary Management from Fields to Follow-Up
Hosted by The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre

2018

People and Fellowships

Philip MacCarthy, Structural Cardiac Intervention Working Group Lead, 2018 – Present
Dougie Muir, Allied Health Professionals Working Group Lead, 2018 – Present

Fellowships
Angie Ghattas – Auckland Fellowship
Adelaide – Sheraz Nazir
Bern – Faisal Khan
Toronto – Pierreluigi Costanzo

BCIS Awards
Young Investigators Award Winner – Haseeb Rahman
Research of the Year Award Winner – Colin Berry

2018

BCIS Meetings and Courses

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Henry Marsh CBE – Are Surgeons Really Psychopaths?
Lifetime Achievement Award
Keith Oldroyd

BCIS Study Day: Decision-making in PCI
Hosted by University Hospital Southampton NHS FT

BCIS AHP Summer Meeting
Hosted by Morriston Hospital, Swansea

BCIS Study Day: Interventional Pharmacology
Hosted by University Hospital of Wales

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Trainees Course
Hosted by Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

2019

Doug Fraser, Treasurer, 2019 – 2022
Sukhjinder Nijjer, Communications Lead, 2019 – 2023

ACI Conference
Keynote speakers
Francesco Burzotta – EBC 2018 Recommendations
Alexandra Freeman – Communicating Risk

BCIS Study Day: Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Hosted by The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

BCIS Core Curriculum in Cardiac Intervention
Hosted by Pinderfields Hospital/ Bradford Royal Infirmary

BCIS AHP Summer Meeting
Hosted by Northern General Hospital, Sheffield

BCIS Study Day: TAVI Access Masterclass
Hosted by Manchester Royal Infirmary and James Cook University Hospital

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Trainees Course
Hosted by Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

2020

Nick Curzen, President, 2020 – 2023
Clare Appleby, Honorary Secretary, 2020 – 2023

Administration moves to Millbrook Medical Conferences from BCS
February

COVID-19 Declared Global Pandemic
March

BCIS Coronary Intervention Trainees Course – E-Conference
Hosted by Royal Papworth Hospital

BCIS AHP Annual Conference – E-Conference
Hosted by James Cook University Hospital and Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

2021

Mamas Mamas, Deputy BCIS Audit Lead, 2021

ACI Virtual Experience
Keynote speakers
Professor Jonathon Leipsic – The Future of CTCA in Interventional Cardiology
Dr Quinn Capers – Decision making & Bias in Interventional Cardiology