General Information

ESICM’s annual congress, LIVES, has become one of the largest and most prestigious gatherings of intensive care personnel worldwide, attracting 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 35th annual congress in Paris from 22-26 October 2022.

The congress offers interactive discussion and debates, Master Classes, demonstrations of the latest technology, simulation exercises, new scientific evidence and advances.

We look forward to meeting you, in person, in Paris. In the meantime, we would like to use this opportunity to give recognition to the tremendous healthcare professionals throughout the world who are caring for so many patients during this pandemic.

Together we are Intensive Care.

Save the date!

LIVES 2022 will welcome you on 22-26 October, 2022. More information will be coming in the next months.

We invite you to visit our website regularly for the most up-to-date information on the congress and other ESICM activities.


Palais des Congrès - Porte Maillot
2 Place de la Porte Maillot
75017 Paris, France

CME Credits

An application will be made to the UEMS-EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): 

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