TOMORROW IS NOW

37th SSAI congress

Welcome to the 37th SSAI congress

17-19 June 2024 | Oulu, Finland

Congress theme

“Tomorrow is now”

Introduction to solutions of the future in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

It’s a great pleasure to welcome you to the 37th congress organised by the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (SSAI) in Oulu, Finland, from 17–19 June 2024.

Tomorrow Is Now: Shaping the Future of Healthcare

This year’s congress carries a powerful theme: “Tomorrow Is Now.” In an era of rapid advancement and transformation, we invite you to join us in exploring the immediate and future implications for healthcare. Our programme is thoughtfully crafted to dive deep into this theme, offering a rich array of lectures, interactive workshops, immersive simulations, thought-provoking debates, and captivating poster sessions.

Embrace the Opportunities of Today

As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, pain management, prehospital, and emergency medicine, we’ll reflect on how the future has already arrived. The innovations, technologies, and societal shifts that shape our world are happening today. Now is the time to seize these opportunities and chart a course toward a brighter healthcare future.

Join us in Oulu, where we’ll embark on a journey that celebrates the present as the gateway to a promising tomorrow. Connect with peers, exchange ideas, and engage with the cutting-edge developments that are defining the healthcare landscape.

Prepare to be inspired, educated, and motivated. “Tomorrow Is Now,” and together, we’ll shape it.

Important dates

Abstract submission opens
1 November 2023

Registration opens
21 November 2023

Abstract submission deadline
29 February 2024

Early bird registration deadline
10 April 2024

Greetings from Oulu, that charming northern city by the sea!

Nestled in the heart of northern Finland, Oulu is not your typical host city. We are a community of trailblazers, individuals who carve their own paths and embrace the unconventional. Oulu is the birthplace of modern mobile technology and a pioneer in the development of 6G technology. We are the proud originators of the eccentric Air Guitar World Championship, promoting a message of world peace through music and creativity. Moreover, Oulu is on the cusp of becoming the European Capital of Culture in 2026.

Experience Life as an Adventure

In Oulu, life is an adventure painted with the vibrant colors of creativity and the enchantment of the pristine northern nature. Our city welcomes every visitor as an old friend, inviting you to revel in the laid-back, creative atmosphere that graces our beautiful seaside locale.


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