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Winter Scientific Meeting 2021

13 - 14 January 2021 

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In January 2021 our Winter Scientific Meeting (WSM) will be taking place in a new online format. As the UK's largest annual anaesthetic and peri-operative medicine conference it attracts over 1,100 attendees each year. This new virtual conference will allow you to learn and network online with colleagues and friends.

  • Access WSM's first-class scientific programme, covering clinical and non clinical subjects
  • Catch up on the latest developments in anaesthesia, while getting valuable CPD
  • Listen to the latest research findings at the Anaesthesia journal session
  • View the record number of abstracts submitted for WSM 2021
  • Meet with industry representatives at the Industry Forum
By booking for WSM 2021, you will also have priority access to all the conference content right after the event.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:
  • Dr Ed Mariano, Professor of Anesthesiology, Peri-operative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine  
  • Prof Carol Peden, Executive Director of the Center for Health System Innovation and a Professor of Anesthesiology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Featherstone oration from Prof Rachel Collis, Obstetric Anaesthetist Consultant, University Hospital of Wales



Educational events and COVID-19


Read the latest update on educational activities, regarding COVID-19...>


We continue to adapt our plans for forthcoming education events either to be postponed or converted to an on-line resource wherever possible.  Decisions have also been taken to cancel some events given the current pressures.

  2021  2022  2023 
 Trainee Conference 7-9 July 2021
(Newcastle)

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 Annual Congress 22-24 September
(Liverpool) 
 14-16 September
(Belfast)
 13-15 September
(Edinburgh)
 Winter Scientific Meeting 13-14 January
(Virtual Conference) 
 London  London

Trainee Conference 2021

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Reasons to attend

  • The leading trainee scientific meeting in the UK aimed at all levels of trainee anaesthetists
  • An attendance of around 350 delegates each year means the conference is a great opportunity to network with your colleagues
  • An excellent opportunity to discover more about working abroad, anaesthesia sub-specialties, LTFT and much more
  • Informative lectures, exam streams and hands-on workshops
  • Special Association member rates apply.

Find out more about Trainee Conference 2021



Trainee Conference 2020-2022 key dates:

Conference overview 
Year  2020  2021 2022
Location  Newcastle **Postponed** Newcastle TBC
Dates  8-10 July **Postponed** 7-9 July TBC
Abstract submissions open  6 November 2019               28 October 2020 TBC
Abstract submissions close 5 February 2020 27 January 2021
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Annual Congress 2020 - Cancelled 

We have taken the decision to cancel this year's Annual Congress. 

This decision was made in light of the on-going global COVID-19 situation and our wish to reduce the risk to our members, the specialty and the public. All registered delegates, faculty and exhibitors have been contacted.

Annual Congress 2021

22-24 September, Liverpool

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Reasons to attend

  • Informative educational sessions 
  • High-profile speakers
  • An attendance of around 800 national and international delegates 
  • Extensive trade exhibition with over 40 leading anaesthetic companies 

Find out more about Annual Congress 2021



Annual Congress 2020-2023 key dates:

Conference overview 
Year  2020    2021 2022 2023
Location  Harrogate **Cancelled**
Liverpool Belfast Edinburgh
Dates  23-25 Sept **Cancelled**
22-24 Sept 14-16 Sept 13-15 Sept
Abstract submissions open  CANCELLED
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Abstract submissions close CANCELLED
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