20-24 October 2018, Paris – Palais des Congrès

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 world-renowned faculty of 300 international speakers will be joining the Society’s 31st annual congress at the Palais des Congrès, Paris from 20-24 October 2018.

In addition to a stimulating and exhaustive scientific programme, there will be over 60 poster corner sessions, 10 parallel scientific sessions, 12 master classes, 20 interactive sessions with live voting, 16 interactive debates, 18 sessions in the very popular Simulation Centre, NEXT Lounge and Tech Lounge, as well as the major congress exhibition and networking possibilities in our Members’ Lounge and the social programme.

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ESICM’S 2018 Research Awards

The 2018 Research Awards Programme has something for everyone…

This new programme offers researchers from across the intensive care spectrum more topical awards than ever before!

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Registration will open May 2018
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