Annual Meeting Information

ISAP 25th Annual Meeting

Friday, October 21st 2016
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL

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Planning Committee:

Hugo E.M. Vereeke, MD, PhD
University Medical Center Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

Michael Avram, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Invited Faculty:

  • Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh
  • Douglas Eleveld, PhD
  • Talmage Egan, MD
  • Laura Hannivoort, MD
  • Tom C. Krejcie, MD
  • Terri Monk, MD, MS
  • Peter Nagele, MD, MSc
  • Jacob Steinmetz, MD, PhD
  • Michel Struys, MD, PhD, FRCA (Hon)
  • Irving Wainer, PhD, DHC

Registration Information: 

  • ISAP Member: $160.00
  • New ISAP Member: $210.00
  • Non-Member: $245.00
  • ISAP Resident Registration: $0.00

Registration Fee Includes: 

  • Continuing Medical Education Credits
  • Course Materials and Syllabus
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Reception 

Schedule of Events: 

7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast

8:00-8:10 Welcome: ISAP President
Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic, MD, PhD, MBA
8:10-8:15 Introduction to the Program by Program Co-Chair 
Hugo Vereeke, PhD

8:15-9:00 Session 1 – ISAP’s 25th Anniversary
8:15 – 8:35 ISAP: A History of a Significant Society!
Tom C. Krejcie, MD
8:35 – 9:00 The History (and Future) of Target Controlled Infusion
Michel Struys, MD, PhD, FRCA (Hon)

9:00 – 9:30 Break w/ Exhibitors

9:30 – 11:30 Session 2 – Persistent Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction/Decline (POCD) – Myth or Reality?
9:30 – 10:00 Assessing Cognitive Function, Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction, and the Cognitive Trajectory:  Lessons from the International Study of Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (ISPOCD)
Jacob Steinmetz, MD, PhD
10:00 – 10:30 POCD – A Reality!
Terri Monk, MD, MS
10:30 – 11:00 POCD – A Myth!
Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh
11:00 – 11:30 Persistent POCD – Panel Discussion on the Presented Evidence
Jacob Steinmetz, MD, PhD
Terri Monk, MD, MS
Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch, ISAP Business Meeting, Break w/ Exhibitors

12:30 – 13:30 Moderated Poster Discussion
ISAP Board of Directors

13:30 – 14:30 Session 3 – New Concepts for Drug Titration
13:30 – 14:00 Noxious Stimulation Response Index: The Next Generation of MAC?
Laura Hannivoort, MD
14:00 – 14:30 Allometric Scaling in PK-PD Modeling
Douglas Eleveld, PhD

14:30 – 15:00 Break w/ Exhibitors

15:00 – 16:00 Session 4 – Anesthetics and Depression
15:00 – 15:30 The Road to (2R,6R)-Hydroxynorketamine and Beyond: The Development of a New Class of Antidepressant Agent
Irving Wainer, PhD, DHC

15:30 – 16:00 Nitrous Oxide as a Treatment for Major Depression
Peter Nagele, MD, MSc

16:00 – 16:45 Keynote Speaker & Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Talmage Egan, MD

16:45 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
17:00 – 18:00 President’s Reception

Hotel Information: 

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 

All reservations must go through the ASA Housing Portal, opening this summer.

Onsite Registration: 

Online registrations will be accepted until October 7th, 2016. After October 7th, you may register onsite. 

Registration Cancelation: 

All cancelations must be in writing and sent to us via US Mail, email or fax. Tuition for cancelations post marked or date sent on/before October 7th, 2016 will be eligible for a full refund, minus an administrative fee of $25.00. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER OCTOBER 7TH, 2016.

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Hotel Information

ISAP 25th Annual Meeting
Friday, Oct. 21st, 2016

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL

The Hyatt Regeceny Chicago will be part of the ASA room block.