33rd Annual Congress ESICM
From Saturday 05 December 2020 -  08:00
To Wednesday 09 December 2020 - 17:00

ESICM’s Annual Congress, LIVES, attracts audiences of over 6,000 physicians, anaesthetists, trainees and nursing and allied health professionals, every year, from every continent and 97 different countries.
 A diverse faculty of more than 300 international speakers will be joining the Society’s 33rd Annual Congress at the IFEMA, Madrid from 5 - 9 December 2020.

The congress offers interactive discussion and debates, master classes, demonstrations of the latest technology, simulation exercises, new scientific evidence and advances.There will, in fact, be 95 abstract sessions, 8 parallel scientific sessions, 8 master classes, 3 diploma preparation courses, 20 interactive sessions with live voting, 15 interactive debates, 25 sessions in the very popular Simulation Centre, the NEXT Lounge and Tech Lounge, the congress exhibition, networking possibilities in our Members’ Lounge and a social programme!


Important information about ESICM events (2020)

Due to the exceptional situation we are facing because of the Covid-19 outbreak and the travel restrictions in place, the following decisions have been taken concerning the following ESICM events:

  • LIVES Madrid: postponed until 05-09 December 2020! Please submit your abstracts!
  • LIVES Forum Dublin: postponed until 03-05 June 2021!
Location Madrid, Spain


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