The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre was the stage hosting the 16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA 2016), this past August. Starting on the 28th and continuing to September 2nd, attracted over 6,500 delegates from 134+ National Societies of Anesthesiology around the world.
The WCA serves as an ideal networking platform for anaesthesiologists from around the globe to meet, and acts as a key resource for education and best practice in anaesthesiology and its sub- specialities; it is the flagship congress of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). Dr. Davy Cheng, Chair and Chief of the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Western University, chaired the Circulation Track of WCA HK 2016, and led 80 esteemed cardiac anesthesiologists presenting in the track.
Dr. Cheng was also elected as Chair of the Scientific Affairs Committee of WFSA at the General Assembly meeting at WCA HK [pictured above], as nominated by the Canadian Anaesthesiologists’ Society (CAS). The WFSA Scientific Affairs Committee has elected members from all 6 global regions in the world (Europe, South America, North America, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, Asia).
Prior to the WCA HK congress, Dr. Cheng delivered the Welcome Address at the Opening Ceremony to thousands of attendees at the Pre World Congress of Anesthesiologists Cardiac Symposium (representing the WFSA, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and International Anesthesia Research Society) [pictured below], together with the Asian Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists for an international cardiac anesthesia symposium with the Chinese Society of Anesthesiologists in Guangzhou, China; in advancing the knowledge exchange and practice in cardiac anesthesia, surgery and critical care globally.