We take immense pleasure in welcoming you all to XVI Annual National Conference of Association of Obstetric Anaesthesiologists “AOACON-2023” to be held from September 22-24, 2023 at Ahmedabad, INDIA’S 1st WORLD HERITAGE CITY. It is our endeavour to make it a most memorable event while we host this prestigious meeting for the first time ever in our vibrant state, Gujarat.
The conference shall include the rich heritage of academic excellence, culinary delights, industry updates and numerous many other first-time experiences. The conference features outstanding deliberations and debates covering all aspects of obstetric anaesthesia, thereby discovering innovative ways of "SAFE MOTHERHOOD". The congregation will witness the presence of renowned international and national experts, thereby will be able to provide all with valuable insights into cutting-edge developments in their respective domains. AOA 2023 will prove to be a superb opportunity to network and experience first-hand the influence research on various aspects of maternal care.
Ahmedabad was named after Sultan Ahmed Shah, who founded the city in 1411. It served as the capital of Gujarat from 1960 to 1970. Located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, the city of Ahmedabad built its fortune on the thriving textile industry, which earned it the nickname ‘Manchester of the East’. Ahmedabad is known for its rich history, culture, and hospitality. Notwithstanding its attraction as a business destination, Ahmedabad, the largest city in Gujarat remains steeped in history and has a wealth of historical attractions. The BRTS and the Sabarmati River Front development project, Kankaria Lake, Siddi Saiyad’s Jali, Jama Masjid, Roza of Sarkhej, Gandhi Ashram, Abhay Ghat, Science City, Vaishnodevi Temple, ISCON Temple, Step-Well of Adalaj & Akshardham Temple are the landmark historical places worth visiting. Nal Sarovar Lake, a famous Bird Sanctuary where migratory birds from Central Asia visit every year in winter season, is situated in the Ahmedabad District. Lothal, Sun temple of Modhera and Patan "Rani ki vav" seven storied step well on the banks of Saraswati river was added to UNESCO's World Heritage site which is also famous for its "patola sarees". It will be a thrilling experience to visit "MANEK CHOWK" India's most famous night food market. A famous Swaminarayan Temple is also situated in Sarangpur, Botad District. Junagadh, Gir forest, Somnath, Dwarka, & National park, Bhuj & White ran of kutchh, Champaner-Pavagadh, archeological park etc are many attractions to visit Gujarat. Visiting "Statue of Unity", world's tallest monument is also worth experiencing.. The city enjoys excellent connectivity through Air, Train and Roads.
We look forward to your presence along with your family and colleagues, seeking active participation in large numbers for a scintillating experience, which is sure to enrich you and leave you with numerous fond memories.
Dr Ashok Patel
Dr Tarlika Doctor
AOA 2023 - AT A GLANCE
ABOUT THE VENUE
Ahmedabad is the most populous city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. Ahmedabad is located near the banks of the Sabarmati River, 25 km (16 mi) from the capital of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, also known as its twin city. Ahmedabad has emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India. It is the second-largest producer of cotton in India, due to which it was known as the 'Manchester of India' along with Kanpur. Ahmedabad's stock exchange (before it was shut down in 2018) was the country's second oldest. Cricket is a popular sport in Ahmedabad; a newly built stadium, called Narendra Modi Stadium, at Motera can accommodate 132,000 spectators, making it the largest stadium in the world. The world-class Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave is currently under construction and once complete, it will be one of the biggest sports centres (Sports City) in India.read more