Scientific Programme

At LIVES 2022 in Paris, the innovative formats of on-site sessions and activities will facilitate networking and knowledge exchange with colleagues and friends.

The scientific programme will include an ample variety of formats: symposia, dynamic debates, case presentations, interactive lectures and case discussions and many more! 

The ESICM LIVES 2022 Annual Congress, Paris, France, 24/10/2022-26/10/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 22 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Learn more.

What can you expect at LIVES 2022?


Take part in in-depth discussions about complex problems/situations that clinicians address in their daily practice. Experts from various areas of intensive care medicine are invited to speak on a set topic, then the moderator and audience can join the debate.

Hot Topics Session

Session at the end of the congress devoted to the presentation of cutting-edge research on the cornerstones of Intensive Care Medicine to a very large audience.

Latest research from the ICM Journal

This session will discuss a series of papers recently published in the Intensive Care Medicine Journal and deep dive into their implication for clinical practice, among them:

ESICM Members Lounge

An informal space to network and share knowledge and ideas with other members.

NEXT Lounge

The place for young intensivists and ICM trainees to meet, mingle and enjoy a specially-designed parallel scientific programme.

Tech Forum

Watch demonstrations of the latest technology to analyse big data, see how telemedicine works and discuss how future developments in technology can change the way we practise. Dynamic sessions where you can participate and contribute to the discussion onsite and via social media.

Poster Stations

Abstract presenters will have a brief discussion of their research, answering questions and comments by the moderators and the audience.