Tuesday 21 June 2022
(18:30–20:15 HKT)

Day 1: Updates in Nutrition Practice in Critical Illness


Jonathan Asprer
Hong Kong


Priorities & practicalities in ICU nutrition in 2022
Gunnar Elke


Closing the protein-calorie gap in critical illness
Shirish Prayag


Practical implementation of nutrition therapy in ICU
Emma Ridley




Jonathan Asprer
Hong Kong

  • Senior physician and adjunct professor at the Department of Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Germany
  • Board certification in anesthesiology, intensive care and emergency medicine, transplantation officer
  • Holds a transesophageal echocardiography certificate of the German Society of Anesthesiology & Intensive Care Medicine
  • Chairman of the Committee “Research in Nutritional Medicine” of the German Society for Nutritional Medicine
  • Chairman of the Section “Metabolism and Nutrition” of the German Interdisciplinary Association of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Deputy Chair of the section “Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition” of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Author of >80 peer-reviewed publications, >10 book chapters in the field of metabolism and nutrition of critically ill patients
  • Director and Consultant in Critical Care at Prayag Hospital, Pune, India and Vice President of Deccan Education Society
  • Completed training in intensive care at Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
  • Clinical interests include mechanical ventilation, tropical infections, sepsis and shock
  • Founding Executive Committee member and past president of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Recipient of the Fellowship of the American College of Critical Care Medicine
  • Chair of India’s only regular workshop on mechanical ventilation
  • Editorial Board member of the journals ICU Management and Critical Care
  • Senior Research Fellow, Nutrition Program Lead & NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow at ANZ Intensive Care Research Centre, SPHPM, Monash University, and Senior ICU Dietician at The Alfred, Melbourne, Australia
  • Recipient of the NHMRC Investigator Grant Emerging Leadership Level 1 and the NHMRC Post-graduate scholarship
  • Author of >70 publications (accepted or in-press) and giver of >50 keynote and invited presentations
  • Current Editor of Australian Critical Care and former Associate Editor of Clinical Nutrition ESPEN
  • Inaugural Chair of the ANZICS-CTG Novice Investigator Group 2019–2022