Location and venue
The conference will be held at the Alice Springs Convention Centre.
As this is a popular time to visit Alice Springs, we strongly recommend delegates book accommodation early (see accommodation options below).
We have a fantastic line up of sessions and speakers. Please click here to view the meeting program.
The Saturday lecture program is packed with outstanding speakers from across Australia, as well as several local experts and thought leaders. The program will examine the themes of reducing perioperative harm for patients, colleagues and the environment.
During the afternoon, delegates will have the opportunity to choose one of three workshops:
- Strategies for health and wellbeing at work
- ALS emergency response workshop
- Cultural safety workshop
Please select an afternoon workshop selection as you register. If your preferred workshop is full, please select an alternative workshop and email us to be placed on a waitlist.
We have a great line-up of speakers from different specialties and disciplines.
We would like to thank the speakers and workshop facilitators who have donated many hours of their time to organise, prepare and present at this meeting.
Staff anaesthetist - Austin Health, Vic
Executive Director of Health Protection NSW
Intensive Care Consultant and Senior Specialist Clinician, NT
Rural Generalist Registrar, NT
Anaesthetic Consultant, SALHN & Pulse Anaesthetics, SA
Clinical lead for vascular, endovascular and renal access surgery, NT
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Critical Care, Hospital Universitario Donostia, San Sebastian, Spain
Our social activities include an informal complimentary delegate welcome dinner on the Friday night, which will be held at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station historical reserve, thanks to the Alice Springs Hospital Anaesthetic Department.
The conference dinner will be onsite at Tali Restaurant at the Convention Centre.
Tickets/additional tickets can be selected for these events at time of registration and partners are most welcome.
Cost and registration
Registration is now open, please register online with your college ID.
All other delegates including allied health members and other medical specialties can also register online. Please select “Create a new account” and enter your details. Once you are set up, search for the event and register. You will also be able to use your ID number and password to register for future meetings. If you require assistance, please contact us.
Registration will include welcome dinner (additional tickets can be purchased for partners); conference lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Conference dinner tickets can be purchased when completing your registration.
Additional tickets for social functions can also be purchased for your guests. All registration fees are quoted in Australian dollars and inclusive of GST.
- Earlybird full registration: $385
- Full registration: $485
- Allied health professionals/trainees: $285
- Strategies for health and wellbeing at work: $30
- Ultrasound guidance for neuraxial blocks: $80
- Cultural safety workshop: $30
Please visit the ANZCA terms and conditions when registering for an event.
As this is a popular time to visit Alice Springs, we strongly recommend delegates book accommodation early.
Special conference pricing is available at the Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts between 16-18 June 2023. Booking options are as follows:
Call for audit posters
We invite abstracts of original audits done within your department that are relevant to the 2023 NT ACE Conference themes of improved environmental impact, examined mental health wellbeing and affected perioperative outcomes for poster presentations at the conference. The three best posters will be selected for an oral presentation at the conference. The best judged poster will be awarded a $500 voucher and a certificate recognising the award.
Click here for submission guidelines and click here to download poster guidelines and template.
Unique NT Experiences
While you’re in the red centre, why not extend your stay and join your colleagues for a trip through the stunning MacDonnell Ranges and then head up to Yulara and indulge in some experiences with Uluru as your backdrop!
Continuing professional development (CPD)
Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD Program will automatically have their attendance auto-populated to their CPD portfolio within 14 days of the conclusion of the meeting.
ANZCA and FPM CPD Program approval
Knowledge and skills activities
Lectures/webinars and wellbeing CPD education sessions for one credit per hour. Workshops and small group discussions for two credits per hour.
Not a participant of the ANZCA and FPM CPD program?
If you're not participating in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program, please check with your respective college/provider regarding regarding your CPD classifications. Post-event, you may request an electronic certificate of attendance for CPD evidence from the event organiser.
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The organisers would like to acknowledge sponsors for their involvement and support of the meeting.
If you would like to be involved in the 2023 NT ACE Conference, please download a copy of the sponsorship prospectus.
We take our responsibility to ensure the safety of our members, contributors, visitors, and staff at all our meetings seriously. We will continue to monitor and engage with the Northern Territory Government to deliver COVID-safe event for everyone. Please visit the NT government website for the latest updates.
We recommend that all delegates, staff, contractors, participants and visitors involved in the meeting are vaccinated.
ACE will not be liable for any loss or damages to delegates that are caused by factors beyond our control, including but not limited to any imposed or potentially imposed COVID-19 related restrictions and regulations. We recommend all delegates carefully check the details of any insurance coverage you may hold, as well as the specific terms and conditions of your travel and accommodation bookings.
If you are travelling from overseas, please visit the Australian government website. We encourage you to visit this site regularly to keep up to date on restrictions and requirements.
For further information, please contact us.