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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 is going to be 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 Confederation of Latin American Societies of Anaesthesiologists held their 34th Regional Congress in Uruguay from 8-11 October 2017. The 2019 CLASA meeting will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina - more information to come.

Europe – ESA

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Euroanaesthesia is the annual congress of the European Society of Anaesthesiologists. Euroanaesthesia 2018 was held in Copenhagen Denmark from 02 – 04 June and the 2019 congress will be held 1-3rd June 2019 in Vienna Austria http://www.esahq.org/

Arab World – Pan Arab

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The 11th Pan Arab Conference of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management took place in Dubai, UAE on 10th - 12th November 2016. 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, Lebenon - dates to be confirmed. 

http://www.panarabanesthesia2018.com/

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 7 - 10th March 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 American Society of Anesthesiologists will hold their ANESTHESIOLOGY 2018® Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA from 13 -17 October 2018.

http://www.goanesthesiology.com/

 

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 The Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS) will hold their 2019 Annual Meeting in Calgary from 21st -24th June 2019.

https://www.cas.ca/English/Upcoming