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Utilising big data to make institutional-level changes towards environmental sustainability


  • Picture of the speaker Dr Alain Kalmar
  • Picture of the speaker Dr Cas Woinarski
  • Picture of the speaker Dr. Ross Kennedy

GE Healthcare is proud to present the Sustainability in Anaesthesia Webinar Series. This webinar is the second in a 3-part series, focused on sustainability strategies and techniques in Anaesthesia. Join our esteemed panel of experts Dr Alain Kalmar, Dr Cas Woinarski and Dr Ross Kennedy who will discuss the utilisation of big data to help fuel institutional-level changes towards environmental sustainability.

The topics to be discussed during the webinar will be:

  • Presentation: Adoption of low flow technology by Dr Alain Kalmar

  • Presentation: Roadblocks towards institutional-level challenges and strategies to mitigate by Dr Cas Woinarski

  • Panel discussion: with Dr Alain Kalmar, Dr Cas Woinarski and Dr Ross Kennedy (Chair: Simon Cresswell)


Dr. Alain Kalmar

Dr Alain Kalmar

AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV

Dr Alain Kalmar is an Anaesthesiologist and PhD in Biomedical Engineering. Among his broad range of publications in anaesthesia, he has studied and published on the Environmental Role of Inhaled Anaesthetics, the Occupational Risk, and Clinical Use.

Dr. Cas Woinarki

Dr Cas Woinarski

Royal Hobart Hospital

Dr Cas Woinarski is a Provisional Fellow of ANZCA, and has trained in Australia and New Zealand. He is aiming to increase uptake of Low Flow Anaesthesia techniques in Australia.

Dr. Ross Kennedy

Dr Ross Kennedy

Clinical Associate Professor
University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand

Dr Ross Kennedy is a Specialist Anaesthetist and Clinical Associate Professor from Christchurch, New Zealand. He has been interested in low flow anaesthesia as a means of waste reduction for many years. He is also interested in the uptake and distribution of inhaled agents and in the use of the many pieces of data collected during a routine case.