The 2nd day was wrapped up with the annual “All Fellows meeting” during which an insightful lecture titled, "What Exactly is Health", was delivered by an eminent physician and Traditional ruler, High Chief (Dr) Emmanuel N. Nsan.
A formal opening ceremony was held on the 3rd day at the Transcorp Hotel Calabar. Amongst the special guests were the Cross Rivers Sate Commissioner for Health, a representative of the Chief Medical Director of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee of the UCTH and other prominent members of the Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists. The Guest Lecturer His Worship Worship Imelda Etape Esq, delivered a lecture on the “Medicolegal aspect of Anaesthesia”. This was concluded with an epoch making event, the unveiling and launching of the first edition of NSA members directory. Thereafter, the different scientific sessions took the centre stage till the close of the day.
The scientific sessions, symposiums and drug presentations continued till noon the 4th day. This was closely followed by the NSA annual general meeting which started of with a minute silence in honour of our late immediate past president, Dr. Lawani Osunde and other departed colleagues. Issues bordering on members' welfare were discussed extensively and the next NSA Conferences for 2015 and 2016 was announced to be in Owerri and Jos respectively. An update on the 6th All African Anaesthetist Conference coming up in November 2017 was given by the Organizing Committee Chair, Dr. Queeneth Kalu.
The Hallmark of the meeting was the election of the NSA executives that will pilot the affairs of the society for the next two years.