Scientific Programme

At LIVES 2024 in Barcelona, 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!

What can you expect at LIVES 2024?


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.

NEXT Lounge

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

Poster Stations

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