Education & Meetings

IARS is committed to disseminating current, state-of-the art, basic and clinical research data in all areas of clinical anesthesia, including perioperative medicine, critical care, and pain management.

IARS is your gateway to education to advance your research and practice in anesthesia.

2018 Annual Meeting

IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium

Improving Health Through Discovery and Education
April 28 – May 1, 2018 • Chicago, Illinois

3 Meetings Aligned in 1 Location – IARS, AUA & SOCCA!
IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium will be aligned with the SOCCA and AUA Annual Meetings, April 26 – May 1, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Attend the meeting that addresses cutting-edge topics and looks to the future of anesthesiology. Be present to shape the discussion and the direction of the practice and interact with the world’s leading minds in anesthesia education and research plus much more.


Past Annual Meetings

Each year, more than 1,000 of the world's leading anesthesia educators and researchers convene for four days of invigorating education sessions focused on cutting-edge topics in subspecialty fields, challenging case-cased scenarios, interactive workshops, a dedicated Resident Education Program, and three days of moderated poster discussion sessions. Discover highlights from past Annual Meetings below.


Future Annual Meetings

Mark your calendar now for the future IARS Annual Meetings and take advantage of dynamic education programs filled with opportunities to engage with world-renowned anesthesia educators and network with colleagues while gaining valuable knowledge designed to meet your needs.


Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The IARS offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to IARS members and Annual Meeting attendees. CME Courses are available for three years.
  • Claim credit from a past Annual Meeting (Available to IARS Annual Meeting Attendees Only).
  • Take advantage of current CME opportunities for Anesthesia & Analgesia (Available to IARS Members Only).
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Resident Education Program

For More Information or Questions:

Annual Meeting Education and General Meeting Inquiries

Registration Inquiries & Support
Phone: 888-665-1371 or International Number 801-505-5264 or

Abstract Submissions, Poster Information and Abstract Awards

Exhibits and Sponsorships
Phone: 804-550-2312

Continuing Medical Education