The Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology 2022

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland and the Faculty of Pain Medicine will host the Congress of Anaesthesiology on the 19th and 20th May 2022. The Congress will be delivered virtually on a dedicated platform. During the two-day conference, we will welcome high-profile national and international speakers. Please note, all lectures will be recorded and will be available on-demand. Delegates will also get the chance to attend workshops virtually.

Registration is open, please book your place

Please note that the registration with CPD SS points is not yet available. We apologise for an​yinconvenience this may cause, we will notify all CPD SS doctors when the registration with CPD SS points becomes available. 

Please click here to access the programme.

Tariff types One Day Both days
Consultant €125.00 €250.00
NCHD/Trainee/Retired Fellows €62.50 €125.00
Nurses €25.00  €50.00
Pain Medicine Session Only €50.00
Medical Students €25.00 €30.00

Early Bird Discount ends on 24th March 2022. We offer Early Bird discount to:

International Delegates 50% discount

Fellows in Good Standing 30% discount.

Low and Middle Income Countries:

The registration fees are waived for delegates from Low and Middle Income Countries, please see the attached list of countries [PDF] eligible for a free access. If you are coming from one of the LMIC countries, please proceed with the registration here.

CPD Points have been requested.

We will organise four workshops during the Annual Congress.

  1. Essential Airway Management Workshop – Thursday 19th May 2022 from 3pm – 6pm.  Providing you the opportunity to obtain, maintain and enhance your airway management skills. This half-day virtual event will cover the most vital lessons in difficult and failed airway management. An experienced faculty will demonstrate essential core skills in a simulated environment. This will include demonstrating a recipe for Awake Tracheal Intubation including topicalisation, airway rescue cart composition, tips & tricks for supraglottic and bougie use & techniques for FONA (front-of-neck access) including neck ultrasound. There will be opportunity for participants to ask questions and interact with the airway experts on the panel. Workshop Lead: Prof Ellen O’Sullivan, St James hospital, Dublin.
  2. ISRA Workshop – Thursday 19th May from 3pm – 6pm.The Irish Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ISRA) are running their first national, multi-site workshop support by the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI) during the CAI Congress 2022.The workshop will run like a traditional regional anaesthesia ultrasound workshop. There will be a demonstration from an expert in the area followed by an opportunity for attendees to practice the scanning technique. We have all missed these interactive workshops and ISRA are excited to re-introduce this interactive experience in 2022. The live demonstrations will be broadcast on the virtual platform hosted by the CAI. Please see the attached poster [pdf] for more information.
  3. TIVA Workshop – Friday 20th May from 3pm – 6pm.
  4. PoCUS Workshop – Friday 20th May from 3pm – 6pm. 

More information on workshops and registration to follow.

We are currently accepting e-poster submissions to be presented at the College’s Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology 2022.

We have a new submission process in place, therefore please read the attached guidelines [PDF] carefully. Please note, we will not be accepting abstracts.

All E-posters must be submitted via our website only. Please note, we will not be accepting abstracts. Your PowerPoint presentation must be converted to MP4 format, the college will not be accepting any other format. Submission is free.

Please click here to fill in the submission page and upload your E-poster. 

The absolute time limit for receipt of E-posters is by Friday 18th March 2022.

Should you have any questions please e-mail us at

Previous E-posters can be accessed here

We are now accepting abstract submissions for the Delaney Medal Competition 2022.

Trainees in anaesthesia are required to submit two abstract forms for the Delaney Medal, the nom de plume form [Word] and the standard abstract form [Word].

Please find attached the Regulations [PDF] please ensure you read them before submitting your abstracts.

Presentations will be held during the Annual Congress 2022, the date and time of the session to be confirmed.

Applications to be submitted by email to . The deadline for submission is Friday 25th March 2022 at 4pm.

Should you have any questions please send us an email at

More information to follow.

If you are interested in exhibiting at the Annual Congress 2022, please get in touch with Ms Lucia Zelenska at

Thank you!




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For further information contact Lucia Zelenska at