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Conference Calendar

At the heart of the Society of Critical Care Medicine's mission is the education of all professionals involved with the care of the critically ill and injured. As a service to the critical care community, SCCM compiles this list of Society educational programs as well as those submitted by others. In addition to live courses, SCCM offers a full line of courses On Demand that can be viewed from the convenience of a learner's home or office.

Posting to SCCM's Conference Calendar
Only non-profit organizations are eligible. The educational program will be reviewed for its relevance in critical care medicine and the mission of SCCM.  SCCM retains the right to decline posting any meeting at its sole discretion, including those for educational programs that compete with a similar SCCM educational program or product.  Posting of a program to the SCCM website does not constitute an endorsement from the Society. To submit your program for posting to the SCCM website, please email the following information to Lindsay Tintera:

  • Complete meeting name (no acronyms)
  • Date(s) of meeting
  • URL or .pdf of the complete program
  • An electronic sample of printed promotional literature and/or advertising

Posting of a program to the SCCM website does not constitute an endorsement on the part of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Eligible organizations may seek formal endorsement of their programs by meeting the appropriate criteria and completing an application.

ASPEN 2020 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference - Now Virtual 3/28/2020 - 3/31/2020 Virtual
ASPEN, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, has changed its annual, in-person conference to a virtual, online event. The ASPEN20 virtual conference will take place on the same days as the original conference, March 28-31, 2020, and contain many of the sessions.
The virtual program contains 2 pre-conference courses; 25 main conference sessions including the President’s Address, Keynote, Dudrick Symposium, Rhoads Lecture; corporate sponsored programs, and more. Some time slots have 3 concurrent sessions to choose from. Registrants will get access to all session recordings, even those they did not watch live.* Here are a few highlights:
  • Keynote Address: Health Care Professional Burnout: Strategies to Get to System-level Solutions
  • Rhoads Research Lecture: The Role of Individualized Nutrition and Micronutrient Therapy in Outcome After Critical Illness
  • The Gut Microbiome With Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
  • What Causes Multiple Organ Failure in Critical Illness?
Register now to get the latest education and research on clinical nutrition.
*CE credits can be obtained by viewing the live sessions at the time of broadcast.
Pediatric Onco-Critical Care Symposium 4/2/2020 - 4/3/2020 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Outcomes for critically ill hematology/oncology and hematopoietic cell transplant patients, while improved over the last 2 decades, remain unacceptably poor compared with other populations we care for in our ICUs. The goal of this symposium is to bring together experts in the field and those working to become the experts of the future to stimulate discussion and grow new ideas for improving the care of this vulnerable population.
Mayo Clinic Critical Care Review for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant 2020 4/3/2020 - 4/4/2020 Jacksonville, FL
Mayo Clinic’s Critical Care Review for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant is an interactive course designed for advanced practice providers working with critically ill adult patients. The course is comprised of lecture-based sessions covering essential acute care topics such as vasoactive support, ECMO, secondary trauma assessment, intracranial pressure, anticoagulant reversal, acute liver failure, toxicology, and more. Each day offers an optional ultrasound workshop and an optional procedural skills workshop (workshops are repeated with the same content on both days to increase attendee capacity for each). These workshops provide both introductory and advanced concepts in ultrasound, airway management, and bedside procedures necessary for daily practice in an intensive care setting.
2020 Critical Care Symposium 4/5/2020 - 4/6/2020 New York, NY
This two day symposium is designed to provide a general overview of various critical care topics. Day 1 will include two hands-on simulation workshop options focused on either ultrasonography or respiratory techniques. Day 2 will include didactic lectures and a pediatric critical care breakout session, along with a live simulcast option for attendees unable to attend in person.
3rd International Symposium of Critical Care in Cancer Patients 4/30/2020 - 5/2/2020 Houston, Texas, USA
The incidence of oncologic diseases has risen in recent years. This is associated with an increase in the number of patients with cancer that can be found in Intensive Care Units. Critically ill oncologic patients have several therapeutic challenges due to their nutritional and immunologic baseline, risk of infectious diseases, and cancer-treatment toxicities. For this reason, it is essential to reduce the knowledge gaps, and provide critical care staff with updated educational resources to improve patient outcomes. This symposium addresses the complex scenarios that could be found in the intensive care units and allows the attendees to have direct contact and learn from oncologic critical care experts
2020 Children's Health Advanced Practice Pediatric Critical Care Workshop 6/10/2020 - 6/12/2020 Plano, Texas
This three-day course, offered by Children’s Health, is designed to provide advanced practice providers cutting edge knowledge regarding critical care issues such as sepsis and shock management, cardiac emergencies, hematology/oncology issues, neurologic and respiratory conditions, ventilator management, and an introduction to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Special content will include a multi-professional panel discussion related to difficult conversations in the pediatric critical care setting. The course provides educational content through both didactic lectures and hands-on, high fidelity simulation sessions.
ADS 10th Annual Meeting 6/14/2020 - 6/16/2020 Indianapolis, IN USA
The 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Delirium Society (ADS) is a 3-day meeting experience, which is expected to draw more than 400 investigators, educators and clinicians from all spectrums of healthcare. #ADS20Indy is truly the destination for professionals dedicated to improving delirium care at every level of their career.

The ADS 2020 meeting focuses on learning and networking with a diverse group of attendees across many disciplines and countries, – each and every one striving to improve delirium care across all healthcare settings.
The Annual Meeting is expected to be larger than ever with more than 35 symposia, workshops and roundtables, 9 oral sessions, a large poster session and a robust allday pre-conference. There will be over 100 internationally recognized invited faculty who will deliver cutting edge clinical and research presentations encompassing all aspects of delirium care. We are proud to say that at ADS 2020 there will be something for
First International Conference Of Critical Care Nephrology In Children 8/27/2020 - 8/29/2020 Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre London
Within recent years, significant advances have been made in the application of Renal Replacement
Therapies in the management of Acute Kidney Injury in the paediatric and neonatal populations.
Many of these innovations will be presented and discussed at the conference along with inclusion
of pre-conference workshops in providing a unique and valuable hands on experience.

The conference is expected to attract more than 400 innovators and decision-leaders across the
spectrum of practice in Paediatric Critical Care Nephrology from more than 40 countries across the
globe in a diverse forum to review and advance the paradigm of care in this field. The program
curriculum and activities are designed to provide an open and interactive platform for the education of
the myriad of healthcare professionals involved in the care of the pediatric population in the intensive
care setting, especially those with Critical Care Nephrology needs.
39th Annual ESRA Congress 9/16/2020 - 9/20/2020 Thessaloniki, Greece
2020 The ESRA annual congress fosters growth in the field of regional anaesthesia and pain therapy by facilitating new collaborations and various educational opportunities. Join us in Thessaloniki at the ultimate platform for connecting anaesthesiologists and pain therapists.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 6 April 2020
Early Registration Deadline: 1 July 2020