18th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA2024)

Scientific Programme

Track Chairs

Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular

Prof. Davy Cheng, Co-Chair, China
Prof. Madhav Swaminathan, Co-Chair, USA

Confederation of ASEAN Societies of Anaesthesiologists (CASA)

Assoc. Prof. Suraphong Lorsomradee, Co-Chair, Thailand
Dr. Susilo Chandra, Co-Chair, Indonesia 

Critical Care & Trauma

Prof. Sheila Myatra, Co-Chair, India
Asst. Prof. Will Loh, Co-Chair, Singapore 

Education, Simulation & Development

Dr. Faye Evans, Co-Chair, USA
Prof. Lize Xiong, Co-Chair, China 


Dr. Alana Flexman, Co-Chair, Canada
Prof. Matthew Chan, Co-Chair, Hong Kong 

Obstetric Anaesthesia

Prof. Cynthia Wong, Co-Chair, USA
Prof. Yoo Kuen Chan, Co-Chair, Malaysia


Dr. Nicola Disma, Co-Chair, Italy 
Dr. Santhanam Suresh, Co-Chair, USA 


Assoc. Prof. Jeeyoun Moon, Co-Chair, Korea
Prof. Sean Chetty, Co-Chair, South Africa

Perioperative & Ambulatory Anaesthesia

Dr. Edwin Seet, Co-Chair, Singapore
Prof. Tong Joo (TJ) Gan, Co-Chair, USA

Professional Practice & DEI

Dr. Carolina Haylock-Loor, Co-Chair, Honduras
Prof. Hyla-Louise Kluyts, Co-Chair, South Africa

Regional Anaesthesia

Dr. Balavenkat Subramanian, Co-Chair, India
Dr. Vincent Chan, Co-Chair, Canada 


Prof. Bruce Biccard, Co-Chair, South Africa
Prof. Hilary Grocott, Co-Chair, Canada 

Airway Management

Prof. Ellen O’Sullivan, Co-Chair, Ireland
Assoc. Prof. Paul Baker, Co-Chair, New Zealand 

Safety & Quality

Dr. Erlinda Oracion, Co-Chair, Philippines
Dr. Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, Co-Chair, Norway 


Assoc. Prof. Jodi Sherman, Co-Chair, USA
Dr. Pui San Loh, Co-Chair, Malaysia 

Technology, Pharmacology & AI

Prof. Dr. Michel Struys, Co-Chair, Netherlands
Prof. Tony Gin, Co-Chair, Hong Kong
Dr. Maxime Cannesson, Co-Chair, USA 


More information about the WCA2024 Scientific Programme will be available at the end of 2022. Stay tuned! 

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