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Asian Intensive Care: problems & solutions

Latest update: November 14th 2007

A 2 day conference aimed at leaders in Intensive Care. The conference will offer an update in Intensive Care from world leaders as well as a focus on issues that are particularly relevant in Asia.

Ample opportunity will be available to network with Intensive Care colleagues from different countries.

Date: November 28th-30th

  • November 28th: registration and conference dinner
  • November 29th-30th: full day of lectures

Venue: Happy Valley Racecourse, Hong Kong

Organizer: Dept of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Registration: HK$2500 (including conference dinner and buffet lunch, coffee and tea breaks on November 29th & 30th). Click here for further details.

Confirmed international faculty:

  • Prof Abdullah Al-Shimemeri, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Julian Bion, Birmingham, UK
  • Dr Shanti Deva, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Prof Du Bin, Beijing, China
  • Dr Ross Freebairn, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
  • Dr Ho Kwok Ming, Perth, Australia
  • Dr Pascale Gruber, London, UK
  • Dr Shivakumar Iyer, Pune, India
  • Prof Younsuck Koh, Seoul, Korea
  • Prof Burkhard Lachmann, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Dr Richard Leonard, London, UK
  • Prof Jeff Lipman, Brisbane, Australia
  • Dr Loo Shi, Singapore
  • Prof Tony McLean, Sydney, Australia
  • Prof Ravi Mehta, San Diego, USA
  • Prof Sherief Mokhtar, Cairo, Egypt
  • Dr Ng Siew Hian, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Dr Dessmon Tai, Singapore
  • Prof Jean Louis Vincent, Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr Steve Webb, Perth, Australia

Confirmed local faculty:

  • Dr Thomas Buckley
  • Dr Chan Wai Ming
  • Dr Claudia Cheng
  • Dr Gordon Choi
  • Dr Philip Lam
  • Dr Anna Lee
  • Dr Thomas Li
  • Dr So Hing Yu
  • Dr Yan Wing Wa
  • Dr Florence Yap


  • Cardiac intensive care
  • Disasters
  • Ethical issues from an Asian perspective
  • Infection
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Monitoring & diagnostics
  • Organizational issues
  • Quality assurance
  • Renal failure
  • Sepsis
  • Clinical issues in Asian Intensive Care
  • Training & education in Asia: problems & solutions
  • Tropical Diseases

Conference Dinner

  • Happy Valley Box, Happy Valley Racecourse
  • Planned to coincide with evening race meeting at Happy Valley



  • Astra Zeneca
  • Dräger Medical
  • Gambro
  • GE
  • Hamilton Medical
  • Hong Kong Oxygen
  • Maquet
  • Pfizer
  • Tyco Healthcare
  • Wyeth


  • CSL
  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Nestlé Nutrition
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Olympus
  • Respironics
  • Sanofi-Aventis

Conference major sponsors

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