Main programme
  • 0830-0845

Welcome Address

Dr Josephine TAN President Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologist (ASPA), Singapore
  • 0845-0900

Opening Speech

Dr Yew Nam SIOW Chairman, Organising Committee Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologist (ASPA) 2021, Singapore
  • 0900-0955

Improving neurological outcomes in paediatric anaesthesia

Prof Sulpicio SORIANO, USA Moderator: Dr Choon Looi BONG, Singapore
  • 0955-1045

Advances in perioperative paediatric pain management

Prof Allen FINLEY, Canada Moderator: Dr Angela YEO, Singapore
  • 1045-1100

Morning tea-break

  • 1100-1300

Pain Moderators: Dr Kathrina Isabel EPINO, Philippines Dr Angela YEO, Singapore

Anxiety and drugs in the pain pathway Dr Mark ALCOCK, Australia

Pearls for painful procedures in paediatrics Dr Young-Eun JANG, Republic of Korea

Judicious use of opioids in paediatric cancer pain Prof Sushma BHATNAGAR, India

Adjuvants in paediatric cancer pain Prof Stefan FRIEDRICHSDORF, USA

Trauma Moderators: Prof Johan DIEDERICKS, South Africa Dr Josephine TAN, Singapore

Introduction Dr Johan DIEDERICKS, South Africa Dr Josephine TAN, Singapore

Traumatic brain injury outcomes in Asia Dr Shu Ling CHONG, Singapore

Special considerations in paediatric burns patient Dr Raylene DIAS, India

Management of complex paediatric polytrauma Dr Raywat CHUNHASUWANKUL, Thailand

Damage control resuscitation - Children vs Adult Dr Nir SAMUEL, Israel

Improving paediatric transport outcomes – defining the “golden hour Dr Stephen HANCOCK, UK

Questions and answers Prof Johan DIEDERICKS, South Africa Dr Josephine TAN, Singapore

Cardiac Moderators: Dr Ayten SARACOGLU, Turkey Dr Angela TAN, Singapore

Future of cardiac surgery in AsiaDr Kamlesh TAILOR, IndiaDr Suresh RAO, India

Factor concentrate and use of viscoelastic testingDr David FARAONI, USA

Advantages and pitfalls of viscoelastic testingDr Christopher KING, Singapore

Experience of viscoelastic testing in a paediatric hospitalProf Suneerat KONGSAYREEPONG, Thailand

  • 1300-1400
Satellite Symposium
Perioperative hypothermia in children – History, actual problems and prevention Prof Anselm BRAUER, Germany
Patient Safety: Use of Capnography Monitoring during Procedural Sedation with Paediatric Patients Dr Christopher Ward, USA
Moderator: Dr Shu Ying LEE, Singapore
Moderator: A/Prof Agnes Ng, Singapore
  • 1400-1600

Pain Moderators: Prof Fauzia KHAN, Pakistan Dr Angela YEO, Singapore

Challenges and benefits of regional anaesthesia in the oncology patient Dr Anjali KOKA, USA

Phantom limb pain prevention and management Dr Lai Ming Janice NG, Hong Kong

Learning how to play again Ms Tanuja NAIR, Singapore Ms Melissa YEONG, Singapore Ms Shin Huey NG, Singapore

Neuro Moderators: Dr Geraldine JOSE, Philippines Dr Nicholas LANYON, UK Dr Charis KHOO, Singapore

Panel discussion - Navigating the conduct of neuroanaesthesia across the world

Case Discussion 1: Tumor surgery: The posterior tumor

Panelists: Dr Manikandan SETHURAMAN, India Dr Nicholas LANYON, UK Dr Ye Yun PHANG, Malaysia
Moderators: Dr Geraldine JOSE, Philippines Dr Charis KHOO, Singapore
Case Discussion 2: The Child with TBI: When the anaesthetist’s job starts from the ED

Panelists: Dr Geraldine JOSE, Philippines Dr Ye Yun PHANG, Malaysia Dr Charis Khoo, Singapore
Moderators: Dr Nicholas LANYON

TIVA Moderators: Dr Usha NAIR, Malaysia Dr Teddy FABILA, Singapore

TCI in children: Basic principles and tips Dr Vivian YUEN, Hong Kong

TCI for anxious child coming for ambulatory surgery Dr Ina Ismiarti SHARIFFUDDIN, Malaysia

TIVA/TCI for infant coming for airway endoscopic assessment Dr Vivian YUEN, Hong Kong

Infant needing intraoperative neuromonitoring: no gas, please Dr Meera KURUP, UK

  • 1600-1630

Afternoon tea-break

  • 1630-1730

Inaugural Paediatric Pain Special Interest Group (PPSIG)​ Meeting

Dr Angela YEO, Singapore Dr Serene LIM, Singapore Dr Teddy Suratos FABILA, Singapore

Best abstract Presentation

Moderator: Dr Choon Looi BONG, Singapore Judges: JudgesA/Prof Agnes NG JudgesDr Rebecca JACOB JudgesDr Vivian YUEN JudgesDr Norifumi KURATANI

  • 1730-1830

Social programme

  • 0800-0810

Welcome speech

Dr Yew Nam SIOW Chairman, Organising Committee Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologist (ASPA) 2021, Singapore
  • 0810–0850

Quality culture- past, present and future

A/Prof Hwei Yee TAI, Singapore Moderator: Dr Yew Nam SIOW, Singapore
  • 0850–0940

Unlocking the secrets of the developing brain

Prof Patrick PURDON, USA Moderator: Dr Choon Looi BONG, Singapore
  • 0940-1000

Morning tea-break

  • 1000-1200

Quality Moderators: Dr Shanqin YIN, Singapore Dr Yew Nam SIOW, Singapore Dr Sharon WAN, Singapore

GAIN without pain: Thriving in the practice of medicine Prof Gregory HAMMER, USA

Panel discussion - Developing a quality and safety programme in a paediatric setting. Dr Erlinda C. ORACION, Philippines A/Prof Yong-Hee PARK, Republic of Korea Dr Rebecca JACOB, India
Moderators: Dr Yew Nam SIOW, Singapore Dr Shanqing YIN, Singapore

Medical Education Moderators: Dr Soichiro OBARA, Japan Dr Evangeline LIM, Singapore Dr Sumin LEE, Singapore

Simulation 2.0 - efficient, reliable, safe and secure healthcare through life-like rehearsal Prof Peter WEINSTOCK, USA

Medical simulation in paediatric anaesthesia and critical care in asia Dr Nandini Malay DAVE, India

This is how paediatric anaesthesia training in asia should be Prof Iluminada T. CAMAGAY, Philippines

Panel discussion - The future of paediatric anaesthesia training Moderators: Dr Soichiro OBARA, Japan Dr Evangeline LIM, Singapore Dr Sumin LEE, Singapore

EEG Workshop Moderators: Prof Patrick PURDON, USA Dr Choon Looi BONG, Singapore Dr Melody LONG, Singapore

Basic EEG signatures Prof Patrick PURDON, USA

Age-related differences in paediatric EEGs Prof Patrick PURDON, USA

Practical Nuts and Bolts of EEG Monitoring Dr Melody LONG, Singapore

Clinical scenarios illustrating usefulness of EEG monitoring in children Dr Choon Looi BONG, Singapore

  • 1200-1300
Satellite Symposium
Patient Safety: Use of Capnography Monitoring during Procedural Sedation with Paediatric Patients Dr Christopher Ward, USA
Moderator: A/Prof Agnes Ng, Singapore
  • 1300-1500

Networking To Improve Moderators: Dr Josephine TAN, Singapore Dr Angela TAN, Singapore

Providing safe anaesthesia for every child Dr Erlinda C. ORACION, Philippines Dr Yew Nam SIOW, Singapore

Collaborative research on ASIA Dr Soichiro OBARA, Japan Dr Josephine TAN, Singapore

Setting up a cardiac SIG Dr Angela TAN, Singapore

Nursing Moderator: Dr Shahani Jagdish MENGHRAJ, Singapore

Role of simulation in teaching anaesthetic nurses Nurse Clinician Zhaoli WANG, Singapore

Role and scope of anaesthetic nurses Assistant Nurse Clinician Josephine Clavel MATIBAG, Singapore

Quiz Dr Shahani Jagdish MENGHRAJ, Singapore

Vascular Access Moderator: Prof Jin-Tae KIM, Republic of Korea Dr Satish REDDY, Singapore

Long term vascular access techniques and services in paediatric oncology Dr Vibhavari Milind NAIK, India

Secure venous access in sick children, role of midline catheters Dr Syed SANAULLAH, UK

Brachiocephalic vein as the first choice for centrally inserted central catheter in neonates A/Prof Christian BRESHCAN, Austria

Intraosseous access in paediatric patients Dr Gene ONG, Singapore

Panel discussion – Advanced vascular access Dr Vibhavari Milind NAIK, India Dr Syed SANAULLAH, UK A/Prof Christian BRESHCAN, Austria Dr Gene ONG, Singapore
Moderators: Prof Jin-Tae KIM, Republic of Korea Dr Satish REDDY, Singapore

  • 1500-1630

My memorable case: Heart-stopping moments - from sleep to nightmares

Dr Teresita BATANES, Philippines Dr Zehra Serpil USTALAR OZGEN, Turkey Dr Pichaya WAITAYAWINYU, Thailand Dr Olivia WIJEWEERA, Singapore
Moderator: A/Prof Agnes NG, Singapore
  • 1630-1640

Best abstract prize presentation

Dr Choon Looi BONG, Singapore
  • 1640-1700

Closing address

Dr Yew Nam SIOW, Singapore

Programme is updated as of 9 November 2021.
The Programme may be subjected to change without any prior notice.