Scientific Program Committee

Scientific Program Committee plans, directs and supervises the Congress’ scientific program content. They develop the overall Congress schedule, review and rate the proposed technical workshops and plenary sessions and suggest and help implement ways to increase the Congress’ appeal to particular groups such as trainees, primary care physicians or potential delegates from the developing world. The committee provides continuous feedback throughout the Congress planning cycle, assists in the review of submitted poster abstracts, and develops the selection process for Congress special lectures. Scientific Program Committee plans, directs and supervises the Congress’ scientific program content. They develop the overall Congress schedule, review and rate the proposed technical workshops and plenary sessions and suggest and help implement ways to increase the Congress’ appeal to particular groups such as trainees, primary care physicians or potential delegates from the developing world. The committee provides continuous feedback throughout the Congress planning cycle, assists in the review of submitted poster abstracts, and develops the selection process for Congress special lectures.

Chair: Michael Gold, PhD (USA)

Sushma Bhatnagar, MD (India) Giandamenico Iannetti, MD PhD (UK) Jennifer Stinson, PhD (Canada)
Cathy Cahill, PhD (USA) Peter Kamerman, PhD (South Africa) Laura Stone, PhD (Canada)
Mario Campero, MD (Chile) Judith Paice, PhD (USA) Peter Svensson, DDS PhD (Denmark)
Isabelle Decosterd, MD (Switzerland) Esther Pogatzki Zahn, Prof. Dr. Med. (Germany) Judith Turner, PhD (USA)
Patrick Dougherty, PhD (USA) Andrew Rice, MBBS MD FRCA FFPMRCA (UK) Takahiro Ushida, MD (Japan)
Robert Edwards, PhD (USA) Claudia Sommer, MD (Germany) Marteen Van Kleef, MD, PhD (Netherlands)
Michel Ferrari, MD PhD (Netherlands) Xuejun Song, MD, PhD (China) Ramani Vijayan, FFARCS, FANZCA (Malaysia)
Maija Haanpää, MD (Finland) Michele Sterling, PhD (Australia) Mark Wallace, MD (USA)