Airway Management


The major objective of the Airway Management Special Interest Group (SIG) is the promotion of science and education by the exchange of ideas between anaesthetists with a particular interest and involvement in airway management.


Keep track of the latest resources in Airway Management with our new Library Guides.


If you'd like information on joining the Airway Management Special Interest Group, download an application form or contact Events.


The Airway Management SIG will hold a satellite meeting to the ANZCA ASM from April 27-28, 2019. The meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt, Kuala Lumpur.
For further information, please visit the meeting website.

Past events

ASA NSC 2018
The Airway Management SIG held a session at the ASA NSC on Tuesday 9 October, 2018.
The many sides to Chris Acott Dr Kirstie Morandell
An odyssey of innovation in airway devices during Chris Acott’s career – where to from here? Prof. Ellen O’Sullivan and Dr Tish Stefanutto
A first glimpse at the Triple A project (Airway Incidents in Anaesthesia Audit – Australia and NZ) Dr Yasmin Endlich


Airway Management SIG Meeting 2017

The Airway Management SIG meeting was held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 10-12. The theme of the meeting was "Answers to the BIG AIRWAY questions". Visit the meeting website to view the presentation slides.

Joint Airway Management SIG and Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG Meeting 2015

A joint meeting was held on Saturday October 24 at the ANZ Pavillion, Arts Centre in Melbourne. Titled "The obstetric airway: A game of two halves", the meeting covered current best practice across a range of topics at the intersection of obstetric and airway issues. Visit the meeting website to view the presentation slides. 

Airway Management SIG Newsletter

The executive committee of the Airway Management SIG have created a newsletter which will be disseminated to members twice annually. It contains a brief overview of the Special Interest Group, accomplishments, planned activities, achievements and resources and information on the current SIG executive.
Following editions will include information about upcoming meetings, a research section featuring a summary of recent publications, and will highlight topics attracting interest. Ideas and suggestions for future issues are welcome. Key sections from the newsletter include:
Achievements and resources
Past and future events
Introduction of the executive
Airway literature
Message from chairman and history

For a copy of the October 2017 newsletter, please contact the SIG coordinator.


August 2018 newsletter

Airway Alert Checklist

Please click here for the airway alert checklist


Position Name Region
Chair Professor Keith Greenland Qld
Member Dr Linda Beckmann Qld
Member Dr Pierre Bradley Vic
Member Dr Paul Baker NZ
Member Dr Yasmin Endlich SA
Member Dr Richard Semenov SA
Member Dr Andy Heard WA
Member Dr Drew Heffernan NSW
Member Dr Keat Lee Vic
Member Dr Reny Segal Vic
Member Dr Tish Stefanutto NSW
Member Professor Andre Van Zundert Qld
Member Dr Chris Jephcott NZ
Member Dr Gordon Chapman WA
Honorary member Professor Ellen O'Sullivan Ireland
Co-opted Dr Gerri Khong NSW
Co-opted Dr Adam Rehak NSW


For further information contact Events, phone +61 3 9093 4982 or visit the ACE website.

Please click here for ANZCA terms and conditions of event registration.


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