SOA21 PROGRAMME

We are working away on the programme for SOA21.

We will make some exciting announcements very soon!

Join us 06-08 December 2021 for a packed 3 day virtual SOA. Informing and inspiring you with the latest news and views from Critical Care. Discover our top pick of topics and speakers. Innovative and interactive sessions with traditional (short, sharp) presentations, panel conversations, editorials, lightning/SOAp box talks and poster and prize sessions. Something for everyone. Something for you. Connect, learn and share knowledge.

Session formats
  • Interactive virtual sessions
  • Panel discussions
  • Editorials & opinion pieces from leading figures
  • Massive catalogue of webinars & podcasts
  • Chat rooms & network opportunities
  • 6 opportunities to present abstracts
Our speakers
Topics include...
  • Future ICU
    • Rostering by skills set not grade and profession
    • Technology and remote working
    • MDT at the bedside
  • COVID
    • Reflections and learning 
    • Who did what, when, where, why and would we do it that way again?
  • The next disease X
  • Unheard voices: Critical Care stories from around the world
  • Practical ultrasound challenge: Are we using ultrasound to compensate for poor clinical examination skills?
  • Incremental gains in ICU instead of magic bullets
  • What’s the point of the expensive RCT when we can’t get the basics right?
  • Critical Care admission; who should decide?
  • Futility and End of Life: The continuing debate
  • Critical Care Without Walls
  • Rising Star - ICS Gold Medal
  • MDT Diaries - How COVID changed my practice
  • Best and worst research:  Confessions from the great and good
  • Brain injury: what to do, how, when and why
  • Movies, games, music, pets and children… how to maximise rehabilitation potential
  • Extreme Medicine: lessons from Space, Altitude, Antarctica & the Deep Sea
  • Endocrine Exhaustion
  • Replace it or wait for that RCT: the vitamin and trace metal story that wont die
  • Brext: 2 years later. What has it meant?
  • Reservist workforce. How to recruit, train, and retain
  • Care teams:
    • Bedside care by families
    • Extended scope practice roles: call in the super therapist
    • Peripatetic procedures team
  • Why are we so rubbish at managing pain?
  • Too wet/ too dry/ too hot/ too cold - where is the balance?
  • What our friends want us to know. Tutorials from the ‘ologists
  • Learning from low middle income countries
  • The Cauldron - Back to the Future
  • Research forum
  • Abstracts & e-posters
  • Industry Symposia
  • Horizon Scanning : Technologies & Research
  • Year in review
  • Burns, bullets, bombs and blades
  • One Small Step: Space age rehabilitation
  • Mass casualty events: what to expect and how to react
  • SOAp box (lightning) talks
  • Practical advice on starting research
  • Inquisitive practice: an essential behaviour for every clinician
  • Where has the money gone? a look at NIHR/MRC/ARIA/NHSX
  • Radiology Quiz
  • Practical sessions on
    • Airway devices and sub glottic phonation
    • Understanding the EEG
    • Regional blocks on the ICU
    • Long lines not CVCs
Topics Include

Future ICU - Rostering by skills set not grade and profession, Technology and remote working, MDT at the bedside

COVID: Reflections and learning, Who did what, when, where, why and would we do it that way again?

The next disease X

Unheard voices: Critical Care stories from around the world

Practical ultrasound challenge: Are we using ultrasound to compensate for poor clinical examination skills?

Incremental gains in ICU instead of magic bullets

What’s the point of the expensive RCT when we can’t get the basics right?

Critical Care admission; who should decide?

Futility and End of Life: The continuing debate

Critical Care Without Walls

Rising Star - ICS Gold Medal

MDT Diaries - How COVID changed my practice

Best and worst research:  Confessions from the great and good

Brain injury: what to do, how, when and why

Movies, games, music, pets and children… how to maximise rehabilitation potential

Extreme Medicine: lessons from Space, Altitude, Antarctica & the Deep Sea

Endocrine Exhaustion

Replace it or wait for that RCT: the vitamin and trace metal story that wont die

Brexit: 2 years later. What has it meant?

Reservist workforce. How to recruit, train, and retain

Care teams: Bedside care by families, Extended scope practice roles: call in the super therapist, Peripatetic procedures team

Why are we so rubbish at managing pain?

Too wet/ too dry/ too hot/ too cold - where is the balance?

What our friends want us to know. Tutorials from the ‘ologists

Learning from low middle income countries

The Cauldron - Back to the Future

Research forum

Abstracts & e-posters

Industry Symposia

Horizon Scanning : Technologies & Research

Year in Review

Burns, bullets, bombs and blades

One Small Step: Space age rehabilitation

Mass casualty events: what to expect and how to react

SOAp box (lightning) talks

Practical advice on starting research

Inquisitive practice: an essential behaviour for every clinician

Where has the money gone? a look at NIHR/MRC/ARIA/NHSX

Radiology Quiz

Practical sessions on: Airway devices and sub glottic phonation, Understanding the EEG, Regional blocks on the ICU, Long lines not CVCs