KISACON 2013 – Conference Report

Under the aegis of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists, Bangalore Branch with RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore is hosting KISACON 2013 from 13th September to 15th September.

The 2013 edition of KISACON focuses on reinforcing the quest towards attaining perfection.

The preconference sessions started on 12th and the conference was inaugurated by Dr. S. K. Shiva Kumar, Director of ISRO Satellite Centre. Mr. A.C. Shanmugam, Chairman, RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Dr. Madhusudan Upadhyaya, President ISA Karnataka, Dr. Prabhdeva, Former Vice Chanecellor, Bangalore University, Special Officer for the proposed Deemed university, Dr. Rangalakshmi , Organising Secretary and other dignitaries were present.

Welcoming the gathering, Dr. Sahajanand, HOD, Anesthesiology Dept, Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital, emphasized the relevance of KISACON.

Life Time Achievement award was given to Dr. P.V. Narayana Rao by the chairman, Sri. A.C. Shanmugam. A host of achievers in the anesthesiology domain were felicitated.

Making the key note address, Sri. A.C. Shanmugam spoke about the importance of holding such conferences where new ideas emerge and also reiterated Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital’s  commitment for quality in patient services.

During his address, Dr. S.K. Shivakumar drew parallels between Anesthesiology and Rocket science and explained the advances made by ISRO starting from its inception. He mentioned the advances made in tele communications will help the medical fraternity in telemedicine arena. He then concluded his speech by stressing on the fact that both forms of sciences have one ulterior motive that is upliftment of the human race.

In his speech, Dr. Madhusudhan Upadhyaya spoke about the quality enhancement and said that ISA has always strived to better the standards provided for the patient care and urged all those present to become members of ISA.

Dr. Rangalakshmi proposing vote of thanks thanked all the people who have worked tirelessly to make the event happen and wished all the delegates a happy stay.

All the delegates who were present felt that the conference was very useful and had high praises for the hospitality offered by RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital.