LIVES, 10-14 October 2020, Madrid – IFEMA
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 10-14 October 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!
The venue IFEMA offers all modern facilities required for the successful organisation of our congress. It is reachable by public transport from the historic city centre and is located close to the city’s international airport. We hope that after a day full of inspiring sessions and fruitful discussions you will have time to explore Madrid, a cosmopolitan city with a rich history in art, architecture, culture and cuisine. You may stroll through Europe’s third-largest city, which serves as the political, economic and cultural centre of the country. We warmly welcome you to Madrid and are excited that you are part of our annual highlight. Thank you for again making this congress one of the top scientific events of the year.
> Save the dates
Abstract opening: beginning of February 2020
Abstract deadline: 14 April 2020
Registration will open in May 2020
> Agent for Italian participants regarding AIFA requests
Dr.ssa Annalisa Ramazzotti
Via Dario Niccodemi, 14
Mobile: +39 347 7680658
> Sponsorship opportunities
The LIVES Annual Congress offers numerous opportunities for sponsorship and networking.
For more information, or a copy of our 2020 Sponsorship Guide, please contact Joel Alexandre, CEO, Tel. +32 2 559 03 50 or email
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