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Annual Scientific Meeting Birmingham 2024

9-10 May 2024 
ICC, Birmingham

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Programme highlights include:

  • Dr Tony Kelly National Clinical Advisor for Maternal and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme at NHS England and Improvement
  • Dr May Pian-Smith, Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School 
  • Dr Seema Quasim, University Hospital, Coventry 
  • Dr James Geoghegan Birmingham Women’s Hospital.
  • Felicity Reynolds, Free Papers
  • What’s new in anaesthesia for caesarean section
  • Elective caesarean sections - making the list work!
  • A bad day on the labour ward!

Abstract submissions for OAA Annual Scientific Meeting 2024 have now closed. The review process is currently underway and all authors will receive notification of their results by the end of February


More information

Registration Fees Early fee* OAA Member OAA Member Standard fee Non Member
Consultant (or equivalent)  £495 £545 £645
Trainee  £380 £420 £470

*Early booking will close at 23:59 Wednesday 27 March.

If you are a non-member, to obtain the members' reduced rate you must first join the OAA and wait for confirmation of your membership before registering online.

By booking you will:  

  • Be able to attend both days of the conference (Thursday 9 and Friday 10 May 2024)
  • Be able to view recordings of the content post conference
  • Be able to access industry exhibition, e-posters, networking opportunities and much more
  • Fee includes refreshments and lunch 

Please note that there are no virtual tickets available for this meeting, all delegates would be expected to attend physically. 

OAA Retired Members can now attend ASM for free by calling 0207 631 8882.

There are also special fees for:

  • Midwife/ODP/Nurse's  - £325
  • Medical students - £90

To book at these reduced rates, please call 0207 631 8882.

Please note: Invoices are not issued for registration fees. You will be able to download an electronic receipt from your login on the website, immediately following completion of your credit card payment.

Drinks reception

As an attendee of our Annual Scientific Meeting you are invited to our Drinks Reception on Thursday 9 May. This is a complementary event for all attendees and no booking is required.

Time: 17:15-18:15
Location: ICC Birmingham

Annual dinner

Date: Thursday 9 May 2024
Time: 19:30-23:30
Tickets: £52.50 Guests who aren't attending the conference are also welcome.
Location: TBC
Dress code: Smart casual

*Please note: The annual dinner will be an 18+ event

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Please follow the link below to search for accommodation options in Birmingham.

Delegate Accommodation Information

If you need any help making a booking or have any queries please contact Reservation Highway:

Tel: +44 (0) 1423 525577
Email: admin@reservation-highway.co.uk


The Annual Scientific Meeting is being held at the Birmingham International Conference Centre. Find out how to get there.

In the event you are unable to attend, you will be able to cancel your place subject to approval and offered a refund minus a £20 administration charge up until 25 April 2024. Please provide written notice of your cancellation to events@oaa-anaes.ac.uk. 

We hope that this event will run as planned, but if the event is cancelled or postponed for any reason, please be assured that you will receive either a full refund or your ticket will be transferred to a new date.

By booking onto any OAA events, you are acknowledging and agreeing with the OAA's event code of conduct


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