Abstract submissions to the Cauldron will open shortly.

The theme for 2016 was "What is the biggest threat to ICU?"

If you have any queries, please contact John Jones at JohnJones@ics.ac.uk 

The top 5 abstracts will be selected for an oral presentation in front of a large audience.

The prestigious annual Cauldron Prize, along with a new Apple iPad, is awarded to the best presenter together with the ICS Trainee Committee Prize for Controversies in Intensive Care Medicine

All accepted abstracts will be published in the Journal of the Intensive Care Society e-supplement.

Runners up are also invited to present their arguments in a unique intensive care Pecha Kucha session with the winner taking home the coveted Cauldron PK Prize.

To find out more about the art of concise presentation that is pecha kucha see these videos on the Intensive Care Network site, or this website for the original concept.