WEM are extremely excited to be launching a brand new mini-conference ‘WEMski’. A gathering of people less ordinary for a week of inspiration, networking and learning with 110 kilometres of awesome ski runs to take advantage of right on the doorstep!!
Dates: 20th – 27th January 2018
Location: Livigno, Italian Alps
Here are 3 excellent reasons why you need to attend:
Networking: this is the perfect event to converse with your counterparts and colleagues from around the world as well as meeting an eclectic mix of world-renowned experts such as Dr Mike Stroud, Prof Chris Imray, and ESA’s Dr Beth Healey, mountaineer Cathy O’Dowd, the first woman to climb Everest from both sides and Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox of SAS; Who Dares Wins. Plus, Eddie the Eagle who needs no introduction, Dave Pearce Everest summiteer and Aldo Kane Safety Directors for Bear Grylls and Steve Backshall, Antarctic medic Ben Cooper, WEM founder Mark Hannaford, hostage & ransom negotiator Martin Brennan and clinical psychologist Dr Nathan Smith.
Inspiration: we are super proud to have been able to attract so many extraordinary speakers; from maverick mountain and Antarctic medics to record-breaking and adventurous mountaineers, plus ridiculously talented, intelligent and utterly outstanding experts in extreme physical and psychological areas who will be speaking and personally sharing their experiences and advice that will help mould the medical future – we cannot wait!
Learning: where else can you enhance your knowledge, and increase your skill set to ensure you are in the best position possible to further your medical career; whilst staying in one of Europe’s leading winter locations. This mini-conference will centre around real-world experiences of extreme physical and psychological challenges, impacts of stressors, excellence in leadership, medicine in the extremes and much more.
This one of a kind event is like no other; with 5 afternoons of inspiring and exciting content from our fabulous experts and speakers; whilst mornings can be spent out on the slopes traversing down the Italian Alps enjoying a few hours of downtime.
Be one of the first to experience WEMski and be part of something amazing, book your place today!
P.S. You can now receive a 10% discount on your WEMski booking when you book the World Extreme Medicine Conference – WEM17, 25th – 27th November in Edinburgh and WEMski by the end of October 2017. To take advantage of this combined deal contact WEM with your WEM17 booking receipt to receive the discount code.