Welcome to Alberta Anesthesia Winter Conference

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

RCPSC/AMA Accreditation

up to 20 section 1 credits & up to 6 section 3 credits

The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta, is pleased to announce the Alberta Anesthesia Winter Conference. This will be held at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise March 10 - 15, 2019. 

We have arranged an attractive room rate of CN $189 / night for the conference which applies to the weekend before and the weekend following the conference.

This is a great opportunity to network with colleagues from across Canada and the United States, both in the Chateau and on the ski slopes. We have a range of local, national and international speakers covering a broad range of anesthesia and perioperative medicine topics. Workshops will be delivered by international  leaders in Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Point of Care Ultrasound.

We welcome all healthcare professionals. Our program will be of particular interest to anesthesiologists, GP anesthetists, nurse anesthetists and critical care physicians.

Schedule Highlights

Each day of the conference we will have a different theme in which our talks are primarily centered around.

Daily TopicTraumaAirway (am) Obstetrics (pm)POCUS and PediatricsPain, Regional anesthesia
and General Topics
Perioperative MedicineHot topics in Anesthesia
POCUS ThemeeFASTAirway and GastricLung, FATE and
Regional ThemeAbdominal blocks
and Paravertebral
US SpineWorkshopWorkshop
Concurrent WorkshopsAwake fibre-optic
topicalization and
surgical airway rescue
POCUS Workshop //
Upper and Lower Limb
Regional Workshop
POCUS Workshop //
Spine & Trunk Regional
POCUS Simulation Workshop

Check out the full conference schedule for more information.

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Our Goals

We are committed to excellence in clinical care, exemplary postgraduate education  and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Over the course of this meeting, our expert speakers will deliver the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain a state-of-the-art practice for the provision of quality patient care. 

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

The iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the hotel has  has 36,000 square feet of meeting and event space and is well equipped to host our event.
*note: conference pricing ends February 8th

Lake Louise Ski Resort

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Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise Ski Resort has 4,200 acres of world-class ski and snowboard terrain. One of North America's biggest ski resorts, it has a unique layout suited to families and friends with beginner, intermediate and expert runs from every chair.

Lake Louise Plus Card: $114 plus GST until December 31.  With 4 days use this averages out to $75.50 per lift ticket.

Single day lift tickets will be offered at $85.50 plus GST per day. Tickets at this rate will only be available for purchase from March 2nd to March 9th with a promo code provided closer to the date

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Hands-on Workshops

Whether you're a seasoned expert or a novice, our workshop faculty will provide you with plenty of tips in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and POCUS to take home from your refreshing break in the mountains.

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Begin and end each day with engaging and informative talks from our world renowned speakers. Our main topics include, regional anesthesia, perioperative ultrasound, physician wellbeing, cardiac anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia and pediatric anesthesia. 

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Alberta Anesthesia Winter Conference

Department of Anesthesia, University of Alberta

(780) 407-8600

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