Speaker Announcement

11-13 October 2018 | Adelaide Convention Centre
Speaker Announcement
The 2018 ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting, will be taking place 11 – 13 October 2018, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

The program is well developed and will include a variety of speakers from within the industry including our international keynote speakers Prof Deborah Cook, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Prof Margaret Herridge, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital and Dr Louise Rose, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.

We have a fantastic line-up of speakers confirmed that we will profile over the upcoming months including:
  • Dr Claire Baldwin, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, College of Nursing and Heath Sciences, Flinders University, South Australia
  • A/Prof Sue Berney, Manager Physiotherapy Department Austin Health
  • Prof Andrew Bersten, Director of Critical Services, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Dr Shailesh Bihari, ICU Consultant, Flinders Medical Centre
  • A/Prof Tom Buckley, Director of Research Training, Sydney Nursing School
  • A/Prof Peter Kruger, Intensive Care Specialist, Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Dr Gemma Munro (PhD), Founder of Inkling Women
  • Prof Sandra Peake, Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Prof Michael Reade, Chair of Military Medicine and Surgery, Australian Defence Force

If you haven’t already done, so make sure you save the below key dates:

Abstract Submission Opens 27 March 2018
Registration Opens 27 March 2018
Abstract Submission Closes 2 July 2018
Early Bird Registration Closes 12 August 2018

Visit the website for more information https://www.intensivecareasm.com.au/.

Prof Margaret Herridge

Margaret S. Herridge MSc MD FRCPC MPH is Professor of Medicine, Critical Care and Respiratory Medicine at the Toronto General Hospital/University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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Prof Deborah Cook

At McMaster University, she is Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Academic Chair of Critical Care. Her multi-method multi-disciplinary research interests include life support technology, prevention of ICU-acquired complications, end-of-life care, and research ethics. As a Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation in Critical Care, and former Chair of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group

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Dr Louise Rose

Dr Louise Rose, RN, PhD, FAAN holds the TD Nursing Professorship in Critical Care Research based at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, is an Associate Professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, Canada, and is an honorary visiting professor at the Lane Fox Respiratory Unit, at Saint Thomas Hospital, London, UK.

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Under expert guidance, cage dive with Great White sharks in Port Lincoln – the only place in Australia where this is possible! Another exciting option is to swim with energetic Bluefin Tuna and participants can even feed them their lunch!

Just a 50 minute drive north east of Adelaide, the Barossa is an internationally-recognised wine producing region encompassing the towns of Tanunda, Angaston and Nuriootpa.
Expect to wander into one of the many cellar doors where you can often meet the wine-maker, family owners and proud locals working with the wine. It’s a region founded on passion, pride and the humble South Australian spirit.

Discover the Adelaide Hills. There are more than 60 cellar doors, dotted among vineyards and fruit orchards. The cool climate and good rainfall makes it perfect for producing Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc.

Enjoy a romantic weekend escape and stroll the weekend farmers’ markets. Get the heart racing on a mountain bike ride around Mount Lofty, have a close-up wildlife encounter at Cleland Wildlife Park and take a step back in time in the historic German town of Hahndorf.

On the beautiful wilderness of Kangaroo Island get up close and personal with wildlife, including seals, penguins, koalas and kangaroos, visitors can embark on a food safari discovering fresh Island produce. To stay, visitors may choose a six-star luxury lodge or the Island’s newly refurbished hotel… both facing the ocean.

Ben Clark