EAF 2022

XXXIVth Edinburgh
Anaesthesia Festival
17-19 August 2022

EAF 2022


17 to 19 August 2022

@ Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival has grown to become Scotland's largest annual anaesthesia, intensive care and pain management conference. Over 3 days and comprising 26 talks and lively debates, this conference is staged to coincide with Edinburgh's world-renowned festival season including the Edinburgh Fringe, the Edinburgh International Festival, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the Edinburgh Art Festival and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. It's the perfect opportunity to bring friends and family to enjoy this wonderful city at its very best.

Can't make it in person? Join us online and top up your CPD points virtually!

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Keynote speakers:

  • Professor Kenneth Baillie, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Naveen Eipe, University of Ottawa
  • Prof Mel McKendrick, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
  • Professor Lars Simon Rasmussen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen
  • Dr Nancy Redfern, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Prof Steven Yule, University of Edinburgh



Go to the EAF 2022 programme


All delegates are invited to attend the “EAF Welcome Drinks Reception” immediately following the first day of talks at the conference venue “Royal College of Physicians”, 5 - 6.30pm. A fantastic opportunity to sample Scottish drink, canapes and meet peers from around the world.
The popular Conference Dinner is held on the second day of the conference - sold out in the previous 2 years. Venue tbc but early booking advisable.


Abstract Competition

All trainee anaesthetists, anaesthetists and research scholars are invited to submit an abstract for oral and poster presentation at this year’s Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival.

Details for the abstract competition 2022

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Dear Delegate,


On behalf of the organising committee, it is our pleasure to welcome you to Edinburgh for the XXXIV Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival. Our three-day programme is packed with presentations which we hope you will find both interesting and stimulating. As always, there will be plenty of opportunities for debate and we look forward to your participation in what promises to be an engaging and informative meeting.

We hope you can join us for drinks at this year’s EAF Welcome Drinks Reception. This will take place immediately after our first day of talks at the conference venue “Royal College of Physicians”, 5 - 6.30pm.


Yours sincerely


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