“Shaping the Future of RA, Perioperative Care & Pain Therapy”

The ESRA Annual Congress is currently considered as one of the largest and most influential world–class platforms for clinicians and scientists, within the rapidly evolving Regional Anaesthesia (RA), Perioperative Care and Chronic Pain Therapy Communities.

ESRA has the privilege and great plesure to present an extensive Scientific Program for its 39th Annual Congress, expanded in almost 4 days in 14 parallel halls and conceived to enhance knowledge, promote Hands – On Practice, review innovative techniques, present Guidelines, and communicate, collaborate and network with a large European and International audience.

The 39th ESRA Annual Congress will feature more than 200 high-level international experts in various fields, such as Regional Anaesthesia (CNBs and PNBs), Postoperative Pain Management, POCUS, Perioperative Care and Chronic Pain Therapy.

For 2022, the Scientific and the Local Organizing Committees have worked diligently with enthusiasm and devotion, to deliver the best quality program, focusing on interactivity and pro-action. In this context, to achieve the most valuable learning and networking experience for all, in the congress program we have incorporated State – of – the – Art Lectures, Networking Sessions, Experts Opinion and Panel Discussions, Refreshing your Knowledge Sessions, PRO-CON Debates, Ask the Expert Sessions, Problem – Based Discussions, Luncheon Sessions, 2nd Opinion Discussions, Special Hands – On Clinical and Cadaver Workshops, Live Demonstrations on Models, as well as Live Demonstrations in OR with simultaneous Streaming. Last but not least, the 2022 ESRA Annual Congress will deliver multiple exciting learning opportunities specifically designed for Residents, Trainees and Fellows, including but not limited to Free Papers and E–Posters Sessions. All are cordially invited to submit their work for inclusion in the ESRA Best Free Paper and Best Abstract Award competitions.

This year the newly introduced 360° Simulation Sessions are highlighted: In a dedicated Simulation Area, Case Scenaria and Procedures will be presented on a stage surrounded by attendees, watching and listening to the explanations, also having the possibility to interact with the simulation team and faculty.

Finally, written and oral exams of the well–established EDRA and EDPM Diplomas will take place in parallel with the congress main scientific program, or as pre- and post- congress activities.

ESRA Major Officers and Congress Team wish to say an enormous “THANK YOU” to all the members of the Scientific Committee, the Local Organizing Committee and ESRA Board and ESRA Council for their dedication during the preparation and organization of the 39th ESRA Annual Congress.

Looking at a brighter future, we are counting on your support, enthusiasm and interactive participation, to share with you the occasion of this ESRA Congress, in a friendly ambience, for another memorable experience and for celebrating the 40th anniversary since, the society establishment.