The Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists will be holding its 20th General Scientific Meeting (GSM) from 18-19th August 2017. This year, the 5th Congress of the Asian Society of Neuroanesthesia and Critical Care will also be held concurrently. As one of the major events in the society’s calendar, we have invited many eminent speakers from all across the world to share with us some of the significant and recent developments in anaesthesiology, pain and critical care.
The theme of this year’s meeting is “A Meeting of Minds” provides a platform for renowned international and local experts to share their knowledge and experience with us. The meeting will feature 2 full day symposium of scientific sessions, refresher lectures and expert panel discussion.
There will also be poster presentations for you and your team to present your work as well.
We have invited a number of prominent speakers including Professors Adrian Gelb, Andrew Kofke, Deepak Sharma, Richard Levitan from the United States; Professors Thomas Bendtsen, Michael Kristenssen, Neils Erik Ole Anderson, Belen de Jose Maria from Europe, Professors Matthew Chan, Tatang Bisri, Mishiya Matsumoto, Hari Dash from Asia and Professors Thomas Lew, Ti Lian Kah, Ruban Poopalalingam, Koh Kwong Fah, Kwek Tong Kiat, Edwin Seet and many more.
This meeting will be preceded by a few exciting pre-congress workshops on the 17th August:
· The Neuromonitoring Workshop where participants can have hands-on experience to learn about trancranial Doppler, evoked potentials and cerebral oximetry. Chin Ted and Professor Deepak Sharma from University of Washington will helm this.
· The Airway Workshop where participants will get a chance to work with cadaveric models as well as role of airway sonography in difficult airway management. Leng Zoo and Jinbin together with Professors Michael Kristensen from Denmark and Richard Levitan from USA will lead in this workshop.
· The Regional Anaesthesia Workshop. Professor Thomas Bendsten from Denmark together with Yean Chin and Wan Yi has put together a very comprehensive programme where participants will get the opportunity to go through limb and truncal nerve blocks.
We are seeking your support to encourage and facilitate the participation of this event by your department including senior clinicians, residents and nurses.
We would like to encourage you to register early and take advantage of the Early Bird Registration. You can learn more about this exciting symposium and the scientific programme at our website https://www.ssa-asnacc2017.sg/