First annual conference of controversies in Dialysis Access Asia-Pacific (CiDAAP) was held on 9th and 10th December 2016 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Gurugram. The team of Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists and Nephrologists of Medanta – The Medicity supported this endeavour which helped in providing the highest quality of interactive education to all involved in the care and management of a dialysis patient. This meeting also provided a diverse platform for all attendees to learn from the basics of dialysis access to the challenges faced in their daily practices. The highlights of the event were live case demonstrations, special lectures, quiz, discussions and workshops organized which provided direct audience interaction with experts. A live demo of Dialysis Access Salvage Procedures and hands on Ultrasound/Doppler evaluation techniques was also organized. The meeting was graced by many renowned professional experts who helped by sharing their views and knowledge to resolve complications faced in their field.