Extreme Medicine Conference ’15 – get the low down!

The largest gathering of medical professionals working in the some of the world’s most remote corners. 4 days, 100+ speakers, world class speakers, superb networking, new research, great exhibitors and amazing images – there is literally nothing quite like it…
‘The cutting edge of cutting edge medicine’   
‘By far and away the most inspirational medical conference i have ever attended’   
‘Where change happens’
100+ speakers, 105+ individual sessions, plenary sessions, practical workshops
 

New Research…

Presenting new research is a key cornerstone of the conference and we are delighted that a number of key speakers will be presenting new findings.

Along with the launch of our new Innovation Platform this year, and a massively expanded poster area, we are building a meeting place where new ideas can be exchanged freely.

Dr Sean Hudson in Huffington Post

Conference Content Director speaks to the Huffington Post

Dr Sean Hudson, co-founder of Expedition & Wilderness Medicine and medical lead for UKMed, writes in the Huffington Post this week ‘Natural Disaster Relief: We Must Not Let Down the World’s Most Vulnerable Communities”…

Read more here

Space Medicine

European Space Agency in on the act

Really pleased that Beth Healy at Concordia, Antarctica and the European Space Agency are getting so excited about Extreme Medicine ’15

Feeling rather rock ‘n’ roll about their tweet! @Bethahealey: Looking forward to a live link from Concordia to @extremeexpo in a few weeks! @esa @esaoperations @ExpedMedicine

Emily Knox on the refugee crisis

Emily Knox, head of International Family Tracing at the British Red Cross, said: “Many people are fleeing conflict or persecution. In addition, they have to cope with the trauma of the journey and separation from family members. Some arrive or travel through Europe not knowing if their families are alive or dead. The Red Cross is working hard to reunite those families separated on the perilous journey across borders.”  Meet Emily @ Extreme Medicine ’15

International forum

Prof .Buddha Basnyat is a widely published medical doctor practicing medicine in Kathmandu, Nepal and his pretty excited about speaking at Extreme Medicine ’15 as we are that he has kindly agreed to speak!

His research interests are infectious disease and high altitude medicine both of which are in ample supply in Nepal. He is the Director for the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Nepal

(c) MSF

MSF Rescue Mission – Mediterranean

Subject to confirmation and operational tasking we are hoping to be able to include a ‘live-link’ to the MSF rescue ship currently operating in the Mediterranean – this in addition our live link with ESA in Antarctica

image (C) Rob Holden

Only inspirational medics need apply

David Weil Bursary Winners for Extreme Medicine ’15… This years inspiring, certainly worthy and humbling winners will be joining us from Laos, Nepal, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, and Ghana.

Many are called but few our chosen .. some of our partners

Public Health England, MSF, NASA, Xtreme Everest, Human Performance Lab, Society for Experimental Biology, British Red Cross, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, EverestER, ICRC, London HEMs, Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions, RCS (Edinburgh), UKAid, War Child, WHO, RAMC.

Book here…

To secure your place just click here – really nothing extreme about this bit of the experience..!

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