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World Extreme Medicine Conference 2024

Pushing Boundaries

Are you a healthcare professional or medical student looking to take your learning and skills to the next level? The 2024 World Extreme Medicine Conference is where you need to be.

Join us in Edinburgh from 16th – 18th November and discover the latest innovations and approaches from pioneers in emergency medicine, disaster relief, sports rehabilitation, wilderness medicine, global health and more.

Connect with leading medical experts focused on pushing boundaries and reignite your passion for medicine.

Over 3 Days, You'll:

  • Learn pioneering techniques from visionaries pushing boundaries in extreme environments
  • Master essential new skills hands-on like expedition dentistry, wilderness first aid, and SAM splinting
  • Connect face-to-face with hundreds of like-minded medics from around the world
  • Re-energise your career and have a blast at our famous ceilidh dance party

Gain unique CPD hours

All our conference activities contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development, developing your skill set and increasing your knowledge and relevance in your field. The World Extreme Medicine Conference is approved for 18 CPD hours by the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).

Why In-Person Only This Year?

After two years of hybrid conferences, we know the magic of human connection is invaluable. That’s why the 2024 World Extreme Medicine Conference will be in-person only.

What’s included:

  • All main stage talks from pioneering minds
  • Register for hands-on workshops
  • Networking events & ceilidh
  • CPD credits and certificate

Be quick and take advantage of our early-bird 3-day ticket specials!

Previous delegates say…

"The motivation and the enthusiasm of the team and the speakers! It was a truly inspirational experience which really helped me to reconsider my career and opened my eyes to what can be possible within my field of expertise."
"Truly wonderful experience being amongst such inspiring WEM staff and attendees. Amazing presenters, awesome topic range and a totally inclusive environment."
"The conference was incredibly inspiring. The large variety of speakers gave me a huge amount of insight into the world of extreme medicine and the career opportunities available."

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The New Era of Extreme Medicine

Join our 2024 speakers at the cutting edge and hear their riveting first-hand accounts of breakthrough discoveries, treatments, and technologies transforming the limits of medical possibility

Hands-On Workshops

Master new essential skills for extreme environments in our immersive 2024 workshops. Gain key practical knowledge in expedition dentistry, wound dressing, SAM splints, wilderness first aid, and more.

Gain unique CPD hours

All our conference activities contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development, developing your skill set and increasing your knowledge and relevance in your field.

Expand Your Network

Connect with medics and professionals from around the world who share your passions in extreme, wilderness, and expedition medicine. This is the perfect place to create a strong network across your field and further your career.

Let your hair down

Social events are just as important so don’t miss our ceilidh at a unique venue in the heart of Edinburgh – be prepared to flung across the dance floor in traditional Scottish reels!


What is the early-bird ticket discount?

Register by 30th April, 2024 and save with our early bird special!

  • Early Bird 3-Day Medic Ticket = £499 (Regular £545)
  • Early Bird 3-Day Intermediate Ticket = £399 (Regular £435)

But act fast – this exclusive discount is only available until 30th April, 2024 or once the first 50 early-bird tickets are sold.

Why is it in-person only this year?

We believe the true value is in hands-on workshops, networking, and social events. Join us for an immersive 3-day conference!

How can I prepare if I register today?

Read up on extreme medicine, reach out to fellow attendees, and browse our website for a glimpse of what you’ll learn. We can’t wait to see you in Edinburgh!

When are speakers announced?

Our team is busy preparing the best speaker lineup once again. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page to be the first to know when we announce the 2024 speakers. We can’t wait to reveal who will be joining us in Edinburgh!

When and where is the 2024 conference?

16th – 18th November, 2024 in Edinburgh, Scotland at Dynamic Earth. Experience the magic of Scotland as we bring you an in-person only conference.

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