11/18/2019 - 11/19/2019
DiMiMED - International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine
DiMiMED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISASTER AND MILITARY MEDICINE 2019
The 7th DiMiMED was held in Dusseldorf, Germany in association with MEDICA on the 18th and 19th November 2019. It was a most successful and informative conference at which 193 personnel were in attendance from 28 nations. While most of the attendees were from the military, there was also a significant representation from the civilian humanitarian community. This is probably a reflection of the commonality of problems confronting the medical profession in both military and civilian environments, and the common over-riding desire to relieve suffering and distress which unites the medical profession throughout.
The Conference was chaired by Brig Gen (Retd) Dr Rob van der Meer and Col (Retd) Dr Gerald Kerr, who were ably assisted by the various module moderators throughout the Conference. The Conference and its organisation were made possible only through the generous support of BETA Publications and of Messe Dusseldorf.
|Combat Medical Care||Lt. Col. Dr. Florent Josse|
|Disaster Medicine||Col. (ret) Gerald Kerr|
Brig Gen (ret) Rob van der Meer
|Infectious Diseases||Col. Dr. Benjamin Queyriaux|
|Mental Health||Col. Prof. Dr. Eric Vermetten|
|Traumatology||Col. (ret) Gerald Kerr|
Brig Gen (ret) Rob van der Meer
Rob van der Meer, MD
Brigadier General (ret)
Former Surgeon General of the Netherlands Armed Forces
Gerald M. Kerr
Director Medical Corps Irish Defence Forces
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As the poster award the last year has been received very well, it will again be awarded at this year’s DiMiMED. The proposals which are going to be sent in by the candidates, will be reviewed by the chairmen Rob van der Meer and Colonel Gerald M. Kerr. The selected posters will be displayed in the showroom during the conference. At the end of the conference the chairmen as well as the organizer will honour the winner in a special ceremony.
The award carries again a prize of € 1.000
Furthermore, a final report of the ceremony will be published on www.military-medicine.com
We look forward to receiving your proposals!
During the medical exhibition MEDICA in the Messe Dusseldorf the 6th conference on Disaster and Military Medicine (DiMiMed) was held. The conference took place at 13 and 14 November 2018. This year there were around 200 participants from 28 different nations. The majority of participants were military, but also significant numbers of civilian participants were welcomed.
The conference was chaired by Brigadier General (ret) Rob van der Meer, MD and Major General (ret) dr. Kishore JB Rana. The organisation of the conference was, as always, supported by BETA Publications and was made possible with the support of Messe Dusseldorf.
The conference was opened with a welcome address of the new Managing Director of Messe Dusseldorf, Mr. Wolfram N. Diener, who gave a firm statement of the importance of military and disaster medicine and the development of these professional activities by conferences like this. After a welcome address of both scientific chairmen the opening speech was given by Brigadier General Bruno Most on behalf of the German Surgeon General. The keynote lecture was delivered by the Belgian Surgeon General, Major General Geert Laire, MD, who gave an overview of current challenges and his view of future developments in military and disaster medicine. This lecture was very well received by the audience and gave rise to many discussions afterwards.
The further conference consisted of 36 presentations in the following themes:
• Disaster Medicine
• Use of simulation in training for Emergency Surgery
• Mental Health
• Infectious diseases
Further detailed information can be found in the program. During a number of sessions specialists were moderating the conference and the scientific committee wishes to express their gratitude to Colonel Dominique Mayer, Colonel Prof. Dr. Kai Kehe, Colonel Prof. Dr. Eric Vermetten and Colonel Dr. Benjamin Queyriaux.
This year 5 poster presentations were exhibited.
A prize was given to the best poster and this was given to Mr. Patric Muschner.
The conference was concluded by BG van der Meer with gratitude and farewell to his co-chairman and a word of welcome to the incoming co-chairman, Colonel Gerald Kerr, MD.
Impressions of the 7th DiMiMED 2019:
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