Program highlights

Saturday May 13, 2017
  • CLOT WARS! A plenary session like no other… THINK BIG!
  • ARE YOU A RESEARCHER? Look for the lightbulb and follow the ANZCA Clinical Trials Network researcher trail on the weekend.
  • Scientific superstar Professor Maree Smith presents on novel pain medications in development.
  • The Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO is the orator at the College Ceremony preceding a stunning cocktail reception at the Queensland Art Gallery.
Sunday May 14, 2017
  • Sloth, gluttony or greed – the science and social behaviour of the obesity epidemic.
  • Prehabilitation beyond the buzzwords with Professor Olivier Huet and Professor Paul Myles.
  • Listen to Professor Mark Little, leader and expert in healthcare delivery and humanitarian crisis.
  • A tribute to the “Brisbane Technique”: the latest on liver transplantation medicine and surgery.
Monday May 15, 2017
  • Professor Carin Hagberg presents “Big topics in airway management”.
  • Ms Hetty Johnson AM advocates for better child protection in Australia.
  • The giants of antibiotic therapy combine forces in an exceptional session on sepsis.
  • A party like no other at the silver Gala Dinner: a celebration of the 25th anniversary of ANZCA.
Tuesday May 16, 2017
  • Innovation day! THINK BIG!
  • Join Mr Richard Suhr, Global Digital Leader at EY and exGoogle founding member for a Q&A on digital strategy and implementation.
  • CNET Editor Mr Seamus Byrne talks gadgets and gizmos.
  • Don’t miss the closing address by Professor Ian Frazer AC
    “Disruptive technologies: the future of affordable healthcare?”
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