Conferences are an important way to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date as a specialist. It’s also part of the scholar role requirements of training to “Attend two regional or greater conferences / meetings.”
There are two major annual anaesthesia conferences in Australia:
- ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)
- ASA National Scientific Conference (NSC)
ASA members are entitled to claim one complimentary National Scientific Congress (NSC) or Combined Scientific Congress (CSC) registration during their Advanced/Provisional Fellow Training or in their first year as an Ordinary Member, provided they have been a financial APFT member for 2 years. This is claimable once and excludes travel, accommodation, sundry expenses, supplementary activities and workshops. Free conference!
Other meetings and events:
- AAGBI Conferences
- ASA (USA) Events
- ESA Events
- NYSORA Annual Symposium
- NZ Anaesthesia
- NZSA Conferences & Seminars
- The ASA offers three annual scholarships of $4,000 each to assist trainees in attending international CIG conferences.