Sponsored Sessions

We are pleased to announce the addition of the below Breakfast and Lunch & Learn Sessions offered by our partners to further enhance your educational experience at this years ASM. Attendance is complimentary but tickets must be allocated due to limited numbers. Please email intensivecareasm@encanta.com.au or call 08 9389 1488 for more information.

Wednesday 10 April

Masimo Lunch & Learn: 1245 – 1330

Topic: Total Oxygen Delivery and Vital Organ Protection

Speaker: Basil Matta, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Neurotrauma Critical Care, Cambridge University Hospital

Thursday 11 April


Fisher & Paykel Breakfast Session: 0730 – 0815

Topic: Effects of an Asymmetrical NHF interface in Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure

Speaker: Associate Professor Tomasso Mauri – (Milan, Italy)

Tommaso, currently works at the Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan.  Ospedale Maggiore General Hospital Milan, Italy.
He is the author of over 200 Publications, where most of his research is in the area of respiratory physiology, Mechanical Ventilation and Non Invasive Respiratory Support.
Asymmetric Nasal High Flow Cannula has been designed to enhance key mechanisms of Optiflow™ nasal high flow therapy.
In this cutting edge session, Tomasso will present and discuss the results from his recent study, the Effects of an asymmetrical NHF interface in Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.

GE Healthcare Breakfast Session: 0730 – 0815

Topic: If only my system was a little more flexible…how software can help healthcare providers in the future of tomorrow.

Speaker: Ben Edwards, Patient Monitoring and Cardiology Ecosystems Leader, Patient Care Solutions in ANZ, Korea and ASEAN

Flexible care models can help hospitals and health systems adapt to challenges and drive efficiencies.  GE HealthCare is working to better understand where healthcare organisations are in the journey to increase flexible care models and key considerations for implementation.

Fresenius Medical Care Lunch & Learn: 1245 – 1330

Topic: CKRT via CVVHD with Regional Citrate Anticoagulation – A UK Perspective

Speaker: Dr James Beck. MBBS, FRCA, FFICM. Consultant Anaesthesia & ICM from Leeds Teaching Hospital, NHS in the UK.

Expert Dr. James Beck, Consultant Anaesthesia and ICM from Leeds Teaching Hospital, offer a UK perspective on Continuous Kidney Replacement Therapy (CKRT) via Continuous Veno-Venous Haemodialysis (CVVHD) with Regional Citrate Anticoagulation. This session delves into the intricacies of employing regional citrate anticoagulation in CKRT, highlighting the advantages and challenges within the UK healthcare system. With a focus on optimising patient outcomes, Dr. Beck discusses practical approaches, clinical considerations, and future directions for implementing this strategy. Drawing on his expertise, he provides valuable insights for healthcare professionals navigating CKRT with regional citrate anticoagulation.

Friday 12 April

Linet Group Breakfast Session: 0730 – 0815

Topic: Going beyond lung protective ventilation with Multicare X: automatic lateral therapy

Discover continuous, individualised ventilation care using the power of the Multicare X automatic lateral therapy bed to promote regional lung recruitment and as a pre-proning strategy.
Come explore the research with the team from LINET and see examples of lateral therapy from around the world while observing the pulmonary effects of lateralisation in real time with EIT.
See firsthand how to use available technology to further promote regional lung expansion in lung protective ventilation and come away with a curiosity to expand this practice in your own units.