Preliminary Program


  January 12 January 13 January 14 January 15
08:00-08:30 Gathering Gathering Drill
09:00-09:30 Keynote speaker – Robert P. Kadlec, MD, MTM&H, MS, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Invited speaker  – Denise C. Everhart, Certified Emergency Manager, Division Disaster Executive – Pacific Division, American Red Cross: Resilience in the face of complexity- managing mega disasters
09:30-10:00 Invited speaker –Isaac Ben Israel, Prof., Chairman, Israel Space Agency Invited speaker –Thomas D. Kirsch, Professor and Director, National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, Uniformed Services University, USA: The parallels of wilderness and disaster medicine
10:30-11:00 (Plenary) TED talks (Plenary) Debates
11:00-11:30 Coffee break Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Parallel sessions Parallel sessions
13:00-14:00 Lunch Lunch Drill
14:00-14:30 Poster session Poster session
14:30-16:00 Parallel sessions Parallel sessions
16:00-16:30 Coffee break Coffee break
16:30-17:00 (Plenary) “5 images, 5 minutes, 1 idea” Awards ceremony
17:00-17:30 Invited speaker –Johan von Schreeb, MD, PhD,  Associate Professor Director, Centre for Research on Health Care in Disasters: Challenges and opportunities in providing surgical trauma care in current complex emergencies, experiences from Iraq and Yemen Legacy statements and wrap up
Evening Cocktail Dinner