2024 ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2024 ANZCA ASM and FPM Symposium in Brisbane!

This year’s program offers an exciting mix of cutting-edge science and stimulating workshops. The committee has worked hard to deliver a huge number of emergency response workshops, so come and join us to fulfil your CPD requirements! Our 2024 Health Care Industry partners are also looking forward to showcasing innovations, lessons, new technologies, research, and trends in your specialty.
So, as the year draws to a close make sure you….
1. Work out what you want to go to.
2. Bookmark your “must dos”.
3. Request your leave.
4. Book your flights.
5. And register now!
Can’t make it to Brisbane? An ASM onDemand package is available for you to view recorded content from the scientific program – plenary and concurrent sessions. Refer to the ASM onDemand package document for more details on what is and isn’t included. All registered delegates, including those attending in-person, will be able to access this content from 14 May 2024 for 12 months.
Reminder: Submit your abstract
Abstract submissions will close on Sunday 21 January 2024, at 11.59pm AEDT. Submit your abstract here.

The ASM promises to take delegates on an informative, innovative, and exciting journey. We invite prospective authors to submit their abstracts online for presentation at the ASM in the categories of anaesthesia and/or pain medicine. The 2024 ASM will also see the introduction of a new initiative by the Organising Committee called ‘Fast take’ presentations. For full abstract submission guidelines, including prize information and eligibility guidelines for awards, please visit the ASM website.

FPM Symposium
The Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) Symposium takes place on Friday 3 May 2024 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The program is now available, and registration will also open on Tuesday 28 November.

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2024 Regional Organising Committee


Co-convenor Dr Sarah Bowman
Co-convenor Associate Professor Paul Lee-Archer
Scientific Co-convenor Professor Victoria Eley
Scientific Co-convenor Associate Professor David Highton
Workshops Co-convenor Dr James Marckwald
Workshops Co-convenor Dr Michelle Daly
ELC Co-convenor Dr Shannon Morrison
ELC Co-convenor Dr Claire Maxwell
Abstract and ePoster Convenor Dr Usha Gurunathan
FPM ASM Scientific Co-convenor Dr Zoe Vella
FPM ASM Scientific Co-convenor Dr Robin Park
Trainee Representative Dr Lois Mackley
ANZCA Councillor Dr Bridget Effeney
DPA ASMs Associate Professor Nicole Phillips
FPM ASM Officer Dr Noam Winter



The program for the 2024 ASM is now available online. Please note the program is correct at the time of publication.


Registration for the 2024 ASM is now open. Information for delegates wishing to register to attend in-person is available on the ASM website

For delegates unable to make it to Brisbane, an ASM onDemand package is available for you to view recorded content from the scientific program – plenary and concurrent sessions. The onDemand package will be available to watch in your own time from 14 May 2024. For more information and to register for the ASM OnDemand package, please visit the OnDemand registration webpage.

Call for abstracts resources

The 2024 ASM Call for abstracts is now open! ANZCA strongly supports all forms of anaesthesia and pain medicine research and prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts in the disciplines of anaesthesia and pain medicine. Whether you’re a trainee or experienced researcher, check out our resources below to help get you started.

For more information about the call for abstracts and to submit an abstract, please visit the ASM Call for abstracts webpage.

Abstract preparation resources

Resources for undertaking Research and Quality Improvement Projects
  • Research support toolkit (RSTK) 
  • Attend the annual CTN workshop held in August each year to start networking with other researchers.   
  • Lead a CTN trial at your site (site principal investigator). 
  • Seek out a local mentor. The ANZCA Research Committee may be able to provide suggestions if you already have a research idea in mind.
  • Complete a postgraduate degree in research methodology/stats.  


For more information regarding sponsoring and exhibiting at the ASM, the HCI prospectus is available here.

We would like to thank our Gold Sponsor Edwards Lifesciences Pty Ltd.

  • Date

    3 May - 7 May

  • Time


  • Location

    Brisbane South Brisbane

Last updated 15:27 30.11.2023