Welcome to the online abstract submission portal for the following events:
  • Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of
    Pain Medicine in Sydney, Australia, May 7-11, 2018
  • Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG Satellite Meeting, Sydney, May 5-6, 2018
Please take a moment to follow the instructions carefully, as some areas will differ slightly from previous years. Note it is recommended that you read and then print the instructions below as a handy guide to submitting an abstract. All submissions for the Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG meeting will also be considered for display at the ASM.

      2018 ASM call for abstract guidelines.pdf

      Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG abstract guidelines

Authors are requested to submit their abstract online. The Gilbert Brown Prize Session, ANZCA Trainee Academic Prize Session, Michael Paech Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG Prize, FPM Dean's Prize and Best Free Paper Session will be oral presentations.

A number of electronic posters (ePosters) will also be selected for moderated oral presentations. Notification of acceptance and guidelines on ePoster format will be sent to presenters via email in early March 2018, prior to the close of early-bird registration. ePosters will be prominently displayed at the meeting venue.


Abstract submissions will close at 5pm (AEDT), Sunday January 28, 2018

Your abstract should not exceed 3500 characters including spaces (approximately 600 words) including references. Tables, graphs, diagrams, symbols, scientific characters or internet links are not accepted. A maximum of two (2) references are allowed and are included within the word limit.

Notification of acceptance will be sent to the presenter via email in early March 2018, to allow accepted presenters to register prior to close of early-bird registration. All presenters must register as a paid delegate to the meeting(s) in which their abstract is being presented or displayed. You must register prior to March 25, 2018 (close of early-bird registration). Your abstract will NOT be included in the final program if you fail to register by this date.

The submitting author of an abstract will ALWAYS receive email confirmation of receipt of the abstract into the submission site.

If you do not receive an email confirmation within 24 hours please email ANZCA ASM Secretariat on asm@anzca.edu.au.