1 April 2017, Saturday

Venue: Sarawak Chamber Ballroom, Level 3, Riverside Majestic Hotel

Time Programme
0915-0930 Arrival of guest of honour
0930-0935 Doa selamat
0935-0940 Welcome speech by Dr Teo Shu Ching

Head of Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Sarawak General Hospital

0940-0950 Opening remarks by Dr Jamilah binti Hashim

Sarawak State Health Director

0950-1000 Montage and cultural performance
1000-1030 Tea and booth visits


1 APRIL 2017, Saturday (0730 to 1600)

Venue: Sarawak Chamber Ballroom, Level 3, Riverside Majestic Hotel

Time Programme Speaker
0730-0820 Registration  
0830-0930 Plenary 1: Application of improvement science in neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care Thomas Lew Wing Kit

(Chairperson: Vanitha Sivanaser)

0930-1000 Opening Ceremony
1000-1030 Tea & booth visits
1030-1210 Mini Symposium 1 (Moderator: Mohd Fahmi Lukman)
        1030-1055 Cerebral autoregulation and anaesthesia-an update Lim Wee Leong
        1055-1120 Current perspectives on neurotoxicity of general anaesthesia Thomas Lew Wing Kit
        1120-1145 Anaesthesia for complex spinal surgery Vanitha Sivanaser
        1145-1210 Pain management after major spinal surgery- current evidence Athena Tang Mee Yee
1215-1400 Lunch symposium by Merck Sharp & Dohme (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd: Fine tuning neuromuscular block in neuroanaesthesia  


Loh Pui San


1400-1515 Mini Symposium 2 (Moderator: Wan Mohd Nazaruddin Wan Hassan)
        1400-1425 Paediatric neuroanaesthesia for occasional anaesthetists Teo Shu Ching
        1425-1450 Anaesthetic concerns for specific paediatric neurosurgical procedures Girija Prasad Rath
        1450-1515 Epilepsy surgery: experience from a private hospital perspective Hari Krshnan S.K. Puvaneswaran
        1515-1540 Awake craniotomy- the current and future challenges Girija Prasad Rath
1540-1600 Tea & booth visits


2 APRIL 2017, Sunday (0900 to 1515)

Venue: Sarawak Chamber Ballroom, Level 3, Riverside Majestic Hotel

Time Programme Speaker
0900-1000 Plenary 2: Research in neuroanaesthesia: what have we learnt so far? Matthew Chan Tak Vai

(Chairperson: Lim Wee Leong)

1000-1030 Tea & booth visits
1030-1145 Mini Symposium 3 (Moderator: Hui Mun Tsong)
        1030-1055 Scalp block- how useful is it? Wan Mohd Nazaruddin Wan Hassan
        1055-1120 Complications during neurosurgery Vanitha Sivanaser
        1120-1145 Specialised training in neuroanaesthesia- is there a need? Matthew Chan Tak Vai
1200-1330 Lunch symposium by Fresenius Kabi Malaysia Sdn Bhd: Anaesthesia choice and cancer recurrence  


Lim Wee Leong

(Chairperson: Peter Tan)

1330-1445 Mini Symposium 4 (Moderator: Peter Tan)
        1330-1355 Present and future of endoscopic skull base surgery Tang Ing Ping
        1355-1420 Cervical immobilisation during airway management: comparison of different techniques Mohd Fahmi Lukman
        1420-1445 Highlights on the 2016 guidelines for the management of adult traumatic brain injury Hui Mun Tsong
1445-1515 Tea & bon voyage