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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, 6th and 7th All Africa Anaesthesia Congresses which took place in Egypt, Nigeria and Morocco respectively. The next All Africa Congress will take place in Rwanda in 2021.

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 13th Pan Arab Congress of Anesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Management due to take place in Lebanaon in November 2020 has been postponed for 6 months due to the ongoing political instability. Please check back later for updates about the Congress.

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 13th SAARC-AA Congress will be held tentatively in February or March 2021 in India. For more information visit our SAARC's 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.