Intensive Care Society State-of-the-Art Meeting 10-12th December 2018

State of the Art (SOA) this year is in central London, at the QEII Centre. The three-day programme has ninety of the very best speakers, over thirty concurrent sessions, opening and closing plenary’s.  This year also have the SOAp Box with relaxed mini-talks in the Exhibition Hall, Cauldron, PechaKucha, E-posters, and a Learning Suite, including immersive simulation, echo and POCUS live demonstrations. There are also five different opportunities to present your work to peers.
More details including registration are available via this link.


World Sepsis Congress

The 2nd World Sepsis Congress will be held on September 5th and 6th, 2018 – free of charge and completely online, so you can participate from wherever you have an internet connection. Over the course of 17 sessions, more than 100 speakers from 30 countries will discuss all aspects of sepsis and its wide-ranging consequences.
Follow this link for details of how to access the conference.

Critical Care Reviews Newsletter 1st October 2017 Issue 303

The 303rd Critical Care Reviews Newsletter brings you the best critical care research and open access articles from across the medical literature over the last week.
There are detailscritcal care reviews of the ICS State of the Art conference in Liverpool on December 4th to 6th with speakers from not only within critical care but from outside it bringing insights from areas such as acute and specialist medicine and exercise physiology.

Research highlighted in the newsletter includes “Cellular Immunotherapy for Septic Shock”, “Does high flow nasal cannula oxygen improve outcome in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure? A systematic review and meta-analysis” and “A population based cohort study on the drug specific effect of statins on sepsis outcome”.
The full newsletter can be accessed via this link.


2017 ESISM Hot Topics in Vienna: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

A supplemental Critical Care Reviews Newsletter covers five major research studies presented and published at this conference.  These include the TRANSFUSE trial comparing transfusion of the freshest available blood with standard issue red cells.  The ART trial investigates alveolar recruitment in ARDS.  BREATHE evaluates the role of extubation to non-invasive ventilation in patients failing spontaneous breathing trials.
More details of the trials and about the conference can be found in the full text of the supplementary edition of the newsletter.

Sixth International Fluid Academy Days Antwerp 23rd-25th November 2017

“The aim of this sixth edition is again to review recent advances in fluid management, and hemodynamic and organ function monitoring in the critical care setting in a comprehensive manner for intensivists, anaesthesiologists and emergency physicians as well as interested internists and surgeons. However the meeting will deal with any broad topic related to critical care. As always it is also a great way to promote professional interaction between faculty members, participants and delegates of the industry.

iFAD is an innovative Critical Care Educational meeting. This conference provides the highest quality of Critical Care education and is guaranteed to innovate and inspire. The iFAD Faculty is the most provocative, engaging, motivating and inspiring group of international educational speakers and as organizing committee we want to ensure we have the sponsors to match. Together, we make iFAD stand apart from other Critical Care conferences.”

Full details can be found on the conference website

Intensive Care Society State of the Art Meeting: December 2017 Liverpool

This conference will be held at the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool on 4th to 6th December 2017.  The format has been redesigned to be more interactive and provide plenty of chance to ask questions, exchange views and network.  Content highlights will include “peri-op medicine and ICU: the interface”, “all new all day trauma track” and “Is there a place for standalone HDUs?”.  A full programme and booking details will be available soon.  For more details see the meetings’ website via this link.

ntensive Care Society State-of-the-Art Meeting 2016


5th – 7th December, ExCEL Centre, London

The ICS’s State of the Art Meeting features clinically relevant content, open access education and increased interactivity including the use of social media.

intensive care societyThis year, we are giving you not only the best of adult critical care, but also new ideas and fresh thoughts from acute medicine, cardiothoracics and PICU, as well as MacLaren F1 and Google Deepmind and many others.  Our multidisciplinary focus is also even stronger, with a range of AHP speakers as well as the UK’s first professor of critical care nursing. The coverage of the plenary sessions includes RCTs in ICU and three unfinished revolutions in critical care

For more details on the programme, registration and submitting a poster follow this link.  In addition podcasts and additional material from last year’s meeting are available open access via the website.