Registration and Abstract Submission is Now Open!

11-13 October 2018 | Adelaide Convention Centre

Registration and Abstract Submission is Now Open! 

We look forward to welcoming you to the ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care ASM being held in Adelaide from 11-13 October 2018. Included in this email is the latest program, registration and abstract submission information.


End-of-Life Care is Everyone's Business: Examples from the 3 Wishes Project - Prof Deborah Cook, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Outcomes for Patients after Critical Illness: Respiratory and Multisystem Complications - Prof Margaret Herridge, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital
Enabling Communication in the Ventilated Patient - Dr Louise Rose, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Evolving Pressures and Expectations in Paediatric Critical Care - Dr Neil Spenceley, Head of Paediatric Intensive Care, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
We are pleased to announce our latest keynote speaker as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Australian radio show host and Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at Sydney University. Dr Kruszelnicki is the man with the answers when it comes to science and technology and will be talking to us about how to find the bigger picture.

The program is made up of more than sixty expert speakers including:

  • ADRENAL: The World's Largest Trial in Septic Shock - Prof Bala Venkatesh, Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Deputy Director of Intensive Care Medicine at the Wesley Hospital
  • Angiotensin II in Septic Shock: From Bench to Bedside - Prof Rinaldo Bellomo, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Director of Intensive Care Research at the Austin Hospital
  • Burden of Sepsis on a Global Scale - Prof Simon Finfer, Senior Staff Specialist at Royal North Shore Hospital and Professorial Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health
  • Challenges of Designing an ICU Rehabilitation Program - A/Prof Sue Berney, Manager of Physiotherapy, Austin Health
  • Compassion Fatigue - Anastasia Goussios, Director and Founder, Compassion Fatigue Australia
  • Culture Change - Steve Nayda, Director, Strategy and Culture, Accru Harris Orchard
  • Early Fluids versus Vasopressors in Septic Shock - Prof Sandra Peake, Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation – It Can’t Hurt… - Prof Andrew Bersten, Director of Critical Services, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Protein in the ICU: What is our Target? - Prof Marianne Chapman, Director of ICU Research, The Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • The Gender Gap in Intensive Care MedicineDr Lucy Modra, Intensivist, Austin Hospital

Check out the preliminary program and speakers list so far and keep an eye out for updates.


Early bird closes: 12 August 2018

Don't miss out on the discounted fees that early registration affords you, signing up before 12 August 2018 could save up to AU$350. Accommodation and social events can be booked at the same time.

Submission deadline: 2 July 2018

The Program Committee is seeking exciting, innovative and creative presentations that encapsulate the theme.

Presenting your work at the Intensive Care ASM 2018 is an excellent opportunity to share new research and innovations, stimulate debate and enhance career prospects. Submissions are invited for both short oral and poster presentations.
Ben Clark