Click below for the Scientific Program, Off-Site and Pre-Congress Workshops, Workshops, Small Group Discussions and Practice Evaluation & Audit Sessions. Refer to this page of the website for any program updates during the planning process for the ASA NSC 2019.

Scientific Program

Off-Site and Pre-Congress Workshops

Workshop/SGD/Practice Evaluation & Audit


Friday, 20 September 2019
0800-1600: RPA Awake fibreoptic intubation workshop – CANCELLED Off-Site Workshop
0850-1700: Trauma / ACCUTE SIG satellite meeting (Dr Dan Holmes & Dr Clare Hayes-Bradley). NEW room allocation – Room C4.8 – C4.10
0900-1600: Awake Fibreoptic Course (Dr Frances Page – Gosford Hospital Simulation Centre) – NEW Off-Site Workshop
0900–1700: Medical education SIG meeting: The road to excellence, while avoiding wayside landmines (Prof. Jennifer Weller). NEW room allocation – Room C4.11

Saturday, 21 September 2019
1530-1700: Advantages of Perioperative Management with HFNO at the Wesley Hospital (Dr Phillip Melksham) – Replaced Dr Nicholas Chrimes

Sunday, 22 September 2019
1300-1315: Credit Suisse Lunchtime Session: Multi Asset Class Investing and How it Shapes Our Client Portfolios (Mr Andrew McAuley) – NEW Session
1530-1700 – Regional anaesthesia fellowship recommendations and resources (Dr Nav Sihu) – Title update

Monday, 23 September 2019
1045-1215: W33 Nasendoscopy for Anaesthetists – on Anaesthetists – NEW Workshop
1045-1215: Sustainability and Environment update – NEW topics and speakers
1045-1215: W27 Modern techniques for Lung Protective Ventilation (Dr Paul Drakeford) – NEW facilitator
1045-1215 & 1330-1500: W26 3D Transoesophageal echocardiography (Dr Bruce Cartwright) – Replaced Dr Nathan Peters
1230-1330: Lunchtime Educational 4 Long Lives Healthy Workplaces (LLHW) – NEW session
1330-1500: W34 Nasendoscopy for Anaesthetists – on Anaesthetists – NEW Workshop
1530-1700: The Gender Agenda – NEW topics and speakers
1530-1700: SGD 18 Negotiating with hospital management (Dr Michael Levitt) – Replaced Dr Antonio Grossi
1530-1700: Simulation Lab – CANCELLED

Tuesday, 24 September 2019
0830-1000: Day Care Anaesthesia SIG – Looking to the Future – NEW Speaker & Title update
0830-1000: History of Anaesthesia SIG – Military and Civilian General Anaesthesia in the 19th Century – Title update
0900-1200: Taronga Zoo Workshop and Tour – NEW Offsite workshop
1045-1215: AIC Editors Session – NEW Speakers
1045-1215: Anaesthesia Safety: Updates to equipment standards New connectors for neural anaesthesia, and guidelines on medical gas commissioning – NEW session