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Regional Congresses

As well as the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists a number of Regional Congresses take place with the support of the Regional Sections of the WFSA. These and the North America region are listed below. Full listings of other meetings and events can be found on the Calendar of Events

Asia Australasia - AARS

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The AARS supported the 14th Asian Australasian Congress of Anaesthesiologists, which was hosted by the New Zealand Society of Anaesthesiologists, in Auckland in February 2014 with representatives from 22 countries in the region in attendance. The 15th AACA was held at the National Conference Center in Beijing, China, November 1-5, 2018. For more information please visit the Congress website http://www.cmacsa.org/

Africa – ARS

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The ARS supported the 5th All Africa Anaesthesia Congress which took place in Cairo, Egypt in April 2013 and the 6th All Africa Anaesthesia Congress which took place in Abuja, Nigeria in November 2017. The next All Africa Congress will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco 10th - 12th October 2019.

Central and South America - CLASA

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 The 2019 CLASA meeting took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from September 21st-24th. https://congresoclasa2019.com/. The location for the 2021 meeting is to be announced. 

Europe – ESA

official banner2020Euroanaesthesia is Europe’s largest annual event showcasing the latest news and innovations with medical experts active in the field of anesthesia, perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain treatment. Euroanaesthesia 2020 will be in Barcelona 30th May to 1st June http://www.esahq.org/

Arab World – Pan Arab

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The 12th Pan Arab Congress of Anesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Management took place in Dubai and was held on 27th - 29th September 2018. The 2020 Conference will take place in Beirut, Lebanon from the 12-15 November.

http://www.pafsaco.org/

South Asia – SAARC

South Asia – SAARC

 

SAARC stands for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, and is a grouping of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and, most recently, Afghanistan. The Sri Lanka and The 12th SAARC-AA Congress was held on the 24th 25th, and 26th of February 2017, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The next SAARC - AA will be held 10-13 October 2019 Lahore, Pakistan, for more information and to register visit our events page.

http://saarc-aa.com/

North America

There is no WFSA Regional Section for North America, however the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS) work closely together as a region. Both the ASA and the CAS hold annual meetings.
 

  

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The Anesthesiology 2020 annual meeting travels to Washington D.C. October 3-7, 2020 for another highly anticipated annual meeting. Connect with more than 14,000 global anaesthesia professionals to discover the latest advances in the speciality, grow your professional network and learn about innovative technology. Registration opens in June.

http://www.goanesthesiology.com/

 

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Join Canadian anesthesiologists and colleagues from around the world! The CAS Annual Meeting provides an opportunity  The 2020 Annual Meeting provides an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of anesthesiology research, best practice, and hands-on learning experiences - and to connect with some of the brightest minds in the profession!. The meeting will be held in Halifax between the 19-22 June 2020.