IARS Annual Meeting

Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards

The Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards are awarded to the top scoring abstracts submitted to the IARS Annual Meeting in three categories: Clinical Research, Basic Science or by a scholar. Three (3) Top Finalists and seven (7) Finalists are selected in each category. The awardees will receive a $50 prize and will present during the Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards Session.

Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards Session

The Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards Session has an open poster viewing and discussion segment and an oral presentation segment. The Top Finalists and Finalists will present their paper poster during the discussion segment. The Top Finalists will provide an oral presentation (5 min. oral presentation, plus 3 min. for Q&A; Max of 5 slides). One (1) winner from each category will be determined at the conclusion of the awards session.

The Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards are supported by the Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia (JSCA) and the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). The founder of the JSCA, Dr. Futami Kosaka, started a cooperative relationship with IARS in 1990 and developed the foundation for today’s Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards.