WEM are extremely excited about this year’s ‘WEMski’ mini-conference 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: 16th – 23rd March 2019
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 Prof Chris Imray and Captain Lou Rudd MBE, mountaineer Cathy O’Dowd, the first woman to climb Everest from both sides and Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox of SAS; Who Dares Wins. Plus, Dave Pearce Everest summiteer, Dr Emily Farkas, Eoin Walker WEM faculty, WEM founder Mark Hannaford 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; five days of inspiring Ski Medicine and exciting content, mornings out on the slopes networking with the faculty, two full days of skiing plus a 3-course hog roast at the top of the mountain on the final day.
Be one of the first to experience WEMski and be part of something amazing, book your place today!