Focusing on holistic care, across all of the systems not just the finer details

43rd Australian and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care and the 24th Annual Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference


The ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), which incorporates the annual Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference is the preeminent critical care meeting in Australasia for the calendar year and will be an important platform that will allow doctors, nurses and allied health practitioners to meaningfully connect and discuss new developments and research in the field of intensive and critical care.

The ASM provides an ideal opportunity to network with professionals, make new contacts and establish important relationships with leading intensive care professionals, and will be held at the Adelaide Convention and Exhibition Centre, 11-13 October 2018.


The ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care ASM 2018 will showcase the best international keynote speakers in the forefront of Intensive Care Medicine, with a thought provoking and challenging Scientific Program covering topics such as: large clinical trials, advanced mechanical ventilation, long-term outcomes after critical illness, organ donation and end of life care, and the critical care workforce.  The theme of the meeting is “Finding the Forest through the Trees” and will focus on holistic care, looking at all of the systems not just the finer detail, and will include: plenary sessions, free paper presentations, posters, specialised workshops, small group symposia and industry seminars.

The organising committee are creating a valuable and engaging experience that will include:

  • A strong program with dynamic international speakers
  • An entertaining and engaging social program with fantastic networking
  • A great opportunity to enhance your professional development

Organising Committee

Medical Scientific Program Committee

  • Yasmine Ali Abdelhamid

  • Adam Deane

  • Ranjan Joshi

  • Steve Keeley

  • Matthew Maiden

  • Mary White

Nursing Scientific Program Committee

  • Diane Chamberlain

  • Karin Cullen

  • Alison Hodak

  • Jessica Liddle

  • Kelly Marshall

  • Arisara Patthum

  • Bethan Price

  • Tapaswi Shrestha

  • Nicole Van Niekerk

The Meeting is being hosted by:


The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society is the leading advocate on all intensive care related matters. ANZICS leads the world in intensive care research through its Clinical Trials Group and patient databases, including the Adult Patient Database, the Paediatric Intensive Care Registry and Critical Care Resources.

The Society is devoted to all aspects of intensive care medical practice through ongoing professional education, the provision of leadership in medical settings, clinical research and analysis of critical care resources.


The Australian College of Critical Care Nurses Ltd (ACCCN) is a not for profit membership-based organisation representing thousands of nurses both members and non-members nationally.

The college’s members work across the critical care clinical spectrum, principally in the area of intensive care, in clinical, educational, management, and research roles.

The college has strong professional relationships with other national peak nursing bodies and government agencies and individuals.


ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care ASM 2018 begins in





Key dates


Confirmed international speakers