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Breakfast Symposia

Breakfast Symposia

The following two Symposia have been added to the scientific programme. Please RSVP directly to the contacts as listed below. There is no cost to attend, but numbers are limited. Buffet breakfast included.

Perioperative Neurocognitive Disorders: What are they and can we prevent them?
Friday 23 August, 0700 – 0800
Galaxy I/II, Millennium Hotel

A/Prof Lisbeth Evered
Associate Professor Lis Evered has a BSc, MBiostat and PhD in neuroscience and holds a NHMRC/ARC Research Fellowship. Lis is Head of Research in the Department of Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and Associate Professor at University of Melbourne. She has over 70 publications in cognitive clinical research. She is Associate Editor for BJA and Senior Editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia, and a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals. She is the recipient of more than $8M in competitive funding. Lis is Chair of the International nomenclature consensus working party which has revised postoperative cognitive disorders from research to clinical guidelines. Her main area of research interest is identifying the impact of surgery and anaesthesia on the cognitive trajectory of older individuals, with a special focus on the impact of postoperative delirium on longer-term dementia.

RSVP: jill@outshine.co.nz


Shared airway

Saturday 24 August, 0700 – 0800
Galaxy I/II, Millennium Hotel

Dr Amanda Dawson
Specialist Anaesthetist, Service Clinical Director (Level 4), Auckland City Hospital

Mr Allan Keast
Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon, Christchurch Hospital

RSVP: claire.graham@merck.com