Upcoming Medical Conferences in Abu Dhabi
Jan 26 - 27, 2018 | USD $490 | Hematology Blood and Marrow Transplant
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Annual Meeting Highlights Conference & Exhibition in the Middle East is organized by InfoPlus Events LLC and will be held during Jan 26 - 27, 2018 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Target Audience: • Pathologists • Transfusion Medicine Physicians • Clinical Physicians • Nursing • Fellow/ Trainees • Laboratory supervisors • Administrators (Local Health Authority) • Cellular therapy and blood banking professionals • Allied Health Professionals ( Technologists) Topics: • Hemovigilance – How to get started and why • Standards update (2017) • Blood product administration and recognition of transfusion reaction (Physicians and Nursing) • Clinical Transfusion Medicine and coagulation • Therapeutic Apheresis • Bone marrow transplant programs (clinical and processing aspects) • Immunohematology • Molecular immunology AABB ME 2018 conference will provide a unique educational experience that will update attendees on the latest research and developments in the field of blood transfusion and will include various comprehensive informative sessions, including panel discussions, workshops and industry symposia. This conference includes CEOs, medical directors, laboratory supervisors, administrators (local health authorities), allied health professionals (technologist), pathologists, transfusion medicine physicians, cellular therapy and blood banking professionals, medical technologists, clinical physicians, nurses and fellows/trainees. This conference will provide a unique educational experience that will update attendees on the latest research and developments in the field and will include various comprehensive informative sessions, including panel discussions, workshops and industry symposia. We are fortunate to have an outstanding group of high-profile speakers from throughout the world who will cover a range of exciting topics in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. Attendees are sure to benefit from the latest research and up-to-date information that will be presented at the conference. AABB is the global leader in standards development, accreditation and implementation of quality systems in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management and has an unwavering focus on donor and patient safety. AABB’s work centers around translating knowledge into solutions that shape the field of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management; its goal for this meeting is to create a unique learning environment that inspires and enables research, innovation, discovery and excellence. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 02 - 02, 2018 | CME 4.00 | Free | Infectious Disease
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Workshop in Sacral Neuromodulation for Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction is organized by MKH Events Middle East and will be held on Fen 02, 2018 at Park Arjaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is Urologists, Gynaecologists, Colo-Proctologists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Allied Specialties. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 4 CME Credits. This workshop is a half day course designed for physicians who are interested to start and expand their knowledge in the application of Sacral Neuromodulation for the treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions: Overactive Bladder, Non-obstructive Retention, Fecal Incontinence, Constipation, Double Incontinence. The course combines theoretical learning and hands-on experience. The target audience is ultidisciplinary teams interested or plan to use Sacral Neuromodulation for the treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions (overactive bladder, non-obstructive retention, fecal incontinence, constipation, double incontinence). Learning Objectives: • Discuss Pelvic Neuromodulation Techniques. • Explain the criteria of patient selection for Neuromodulation techniques and clinically evaluate its effect in bladder and bowel function. • Perform tests with temporary electrode and tuned leads, and Interim INS Implantation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 26 - 27, 2018 | USD $699 | Dentistry | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
3rd Global Summit and Expo on Dental & Oral Diseases (GSEDOD) is organized by Scientific Federation and will be held during Feb 26 - 27, 2018 at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists. Course Description: GSEDOD-2018 will also provide the excellent opportunity to meet experts, exchange information, and strengthen the collaboration among Directors, Researchers, Associate Professors, and Scholars from both academia and industry. The main theme of the conference is "Focusing on Advancements for the Future of Dental and Oral Health Care". GSEDOD-2018 is anticipating participants from 40 and more countries across the globe and the three-day conference will provoke Plenary sessions, Keynote speeches, Poster, and Oral presentations. This program provides three days of robust discussions on recent advancements and new strategies for development of new materials for global requirements. Conference Objectives are : • To facilitate opportunities for networking, collaboration and exchange of ideas with internationally renowned leaders in Dental & Oral Diseases research. • To identify research and practice-based innovations in optimizing Dental & Oral Diseases research and development. • To debate gaps and priorities for sustainable development in optimizing Dental & Oral Diseases research and development. • To discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities in the new era of optimizing Dental & Oral Diseases research and development reforms. • To identify opportunities for evidence-based practice in optimizing Dental & Oral Diseases research and development. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 01 - 02, 2018 | AED 950 | Surgery
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
International Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgery & NOTES is organized by InfoPlus Events LLC and will be held during Mar 01 - 02, 2018 at Hotel Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is Surgeons, Gynecologists, Urologists, Pediatric surgeons, Neonatologists, Endocrinologists, Gynecologists, Gastroenterologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, ENT Physicians, Internal Medicine, Specialists, IVF Physicians, Family and Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Researchers, Biomedical Engineers, Hospital and Corporate Administrators and Executives. Conference Description : The theme of this Conference “(R)evolutions in Minimally Invasive and Thyroid Surgery” will underpin the most recent innovations in minimally invasive surgery and NOTES in general and in thyroid surgery in particular. This year’s special focus on thyroid surgery comes in parallel with the worldwide breakthrough and clinical implementation of the totally scarless transoral thyroidectomy, a technique developed in 2008 in Berlin under the auspices of the New European Surgical Academy (NESA). Our two-day conference will consist of expert keynote lectures, breakthrough sessions and surgical videos performed by master international surgeons to help our surgeons provide better patient care. We aim to bring a comprehensive look at new techniques and technologies, in addition to offering valuable insights into the future of the constantly evolving minimally invasive surgery field. Besides the brand-new transoral neck surgery, this event will also explore the frontiers of intrauterine minimally invasive fetoscopy interventions during pregnancy and the development of the new robotic generation.There will be endless opportunities for participants to learn from worldwide leading experts who shape the future of minimally invasive surgeries. This unique event is a fertile ground for the development of academic and research relationships that advance the practice of surgery for all involved. Learning Objectives : • Summarize recent research and developments in thyroid surgery and explain their clinical implications • Consider clinical application of NOTES in thyroid surgery • Review current state-of- the-art advances in minimally invasive surgery • Learn about new innovations in minimally invasive surgery instrumentation and techniques • Debate the interdisciplinary implementation of minimally invasive surgical innovations • Discuss the most recent developments in minimally invasive fetoscopic surgery and percutaneous fetal therapy • State the indications and limitations for NOTES and scarless surgery • Discuss and showcase new developments in minimally invasive surgery in reproductive medicine
Mar 01 - 03, 2018 | AED 950 | Behavioral Health
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
6th International Child and Adult Behavioral Health Conference is organized by DiaEdu Management Consultancy and will be held during Mar 01 - 03, 2018 at Jumeirah At Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, School Counselors, Family Medicine, Residents & Fellows, Nurses, Policy Makers, Government, Academia and other Mental Health Professionals, Speech and Behavioral Therapists and All Rehabilitation workers, Psychologists, Neurologists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Special Education Teachers, General Practitioners, Specialist Nurses and Therapists, Pharmacists, Medical Students, Parents and families, Speech and Behavioral Therapists and All Rehabilitation workers. Conference Description: The theme for the conference in 2018 will be mental illness from childhood to adulthood with equal distribution of lectures and workshops between child, adolescent and adult activities. A comprehensive three day conference has been prepared through a combined collective effort by the members of the scientific committee, who furthermore have secured participation of world class scientists, renowned teaching faculty, thought leaders, academics, health practitioners, and stakeholders in a wide range of fields and disciplines to encourage exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices in the arena of child and adult behavioral health. The conference presents high-level scientific content with major updates and state of the art lectures in the treatment and management of children and adults with mental and behavioral health disorders. Furthermore, to accommodate the comprehensive scientific program, two parallel symposia, provoking key note lectures, and a variety of workshops will run simultaneously for each sub-specialty. Conference Objectives : • Review the latest evidence and best practices for the management and treatment of different issues related to children and adults with mental and behavioral health disorders. • Describe fundamentals of quality improvement strategies for mental illness from childhood to adulthood. • Evaluate and diagnose a selected group of common mental disorders using the most updated evidence based tools and apply it appropriately to fit regional special needs. • Review practical real-life cases and pitfalls in various sub-specialties. • Examine solutions to real-world clinical problems through case-based learning sessions • Review current treatment guidelines and how to utilize them in clinical practice. • Provide insight into patient needs and experiences and improve clinical practice. Apply new knowledge in the diagnostic and therapeutic modalities presented in selected topics • Formulate an appropriate approach that is suitable for local experiences in some of the controversial issues in children and adults with mental and behavioral health disorders • Perform hands-on workshops given by world-leading experts and tutors Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 08 - 10, 2018 | AED 2000 | Neonatal and Perinatology | Medicine
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
8th SEHA International Neonatology Conference is organized by MENA Conference and will be held during Mar 08 - 10, 2018 at Jumeirah At Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is neonatologists, pediatricians, researchers, nurses and other health care professionals who are interested in sharing their knowledge and research in the arena of Neonatal-Prenatal Medicine to join our leading international faculty. Conference Objectives are : • Overview the recent developments in the neonatal-perinatal medicine • Discuss the most pressing neonatal conditions and the latest updates in common neonatal disorders • Discuss therapeutic controversies and implications for clinical practice • Review pathophysiology and problem-based in neonatal medicine • Discuss new developments in treating conditions that are associated with morbidity and mortality in the neonate. • Identify the importance of preventive approach in minimizing medical complications and optimizing developmental outcome • Evaluate the role of new modes of ventilation • Review updates in the strategies for controlling and preventing infections in the neonatal • Discuss nutrition dilemmas • Review updates in Jaundice • Provide improved competency, performance and quality of care for newborns The scientific program aims to discuss key issues and latest advances and controversies in the arena of neonatology. Prominent national and international speakers and leading experts from the field will provide comprehensive, up-to-date, research-based answers to the most frequent questions that arise at patient’s bedside in everyday practice. 2018 Neonatology Conference anticipates more than 800 participants around the region with thought provoking keynote lectures, updates of multiple topics, , plenary sessions, expert review and discussion on hottest topics in neonatal medicine, oral presentations and poster presentations. This is an excellent opportunity for the delegates to interact with the world class faculty and experts in the field of neonatal-perinatal medicine. Prices: Doctors: AED 1800, Non-Doctors: AED 1000. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 10 - 14, 2018 | USD $800 | Medicine
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
18th Ottawa Conference and International Conference on Medical Education (ICME) is organized by Riphah International University, Ras al-Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University (RACKODS), Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and will be held during Mar 10 - 14, 2018 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is Medical school deans, University undergraduate and postgraduate deans, Faculty of Medicine department heads, Medical education program directors and program administrators, Clinical educators and clinical teachers, Medical education accreditation surveyors, Medical licensing and credentialing authorities, Healthcare decision makers, Government decision makers, Representatives from national medical specialty societies, Teachers in medicine and the healthcare professions, Program directors and administrators, Medical residents, Students of medicine and the healthcare professions, Licensing and credentialing authority representatives, Leaders of international organizations with interests in undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education. For the first time the Leading Medical Education conferences 18th OTTAWA Conference and the 5th ICME conference come together. Under the themes of OTTAWA 2018: Authentic Assessment across Continuum of Health Professions Education and ICME 2018: Reforming Health Professions Education for better Healthcare and Patient Safety the joint conferences will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE attracting the leading Medical Education and Health Professional and Experts from all over the world. A great line-up of international and regional keynote speakers will present and discuss the latest in Assessment and Health Professions Education through a 2-days diver program packed with pre-conference workshops and courses precedes an enriching and comprehensive 3-days program comprising of Workshops, Plenary Sessions, Symposia in addition to Poster presentations: 30 Pre-conference Workshops 4 Pre-conference Courses 10 Plenary speakers 3 Plenary sessions 10 Symposia Up to 70 Conference workshops Up to 400 Parallel Oral and poster Research Papers presentations Exhibition Networking Activities Social Program Continuing Medical Education (CMEs) accreditation Continuous Medical Education (CME) accreditation will be acquired for the OTTAWA and ICME 2018 joint conferences. Abstract submissions opened 14th of March for (Oral and Poster presentations/ Conference workshops) were all investigators are highly encouraged to submit their abstracts and showcase their work. Last date for submission 10th of Aug 17. Price: Conference Registration - Early Bird - Professional: USD 650, Conference Registration - Standard - Professional: USD 800 Speakers: Dr. Debra Klamen, Dr. Elizabeth Farmer, Dr. Brian Hodges, Dr. John Norcini, Dr. Chris Roberts, Dr. Fiona Patterson, Dr. Cees van der Vleuten, Dr. Stefanie Hering, Dr. N. G. Patil, Dr. Paul Barach
Mar 15 - 16, 2018 | Free | Nutrition | Health Informatics
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
International Annual Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency and Human Health is organized by MENA Conference and will be held during Mar 15 - 16, 2018 at Jumeirah At Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is Young and brilliant researchers, All healthcare professionals, Clinicians, Family physicians, Pediatricians, Gynecologists, Obstetricians, Scientists, General practitioners, Orthopedics, Surgeons, Midwives, Technologists, Pharmacists, Nutritionists, Dieticians, Nurses, Professors, Medical Students. Conference Description : Evidence has shown that adequate levels of Vitamin D may prevent multiple bone disorders such as rickets in children; and Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Osteopenia, in adults. Vitamin D Deficiency is thought to be a widespread public health problem globally; being more prevalent in places with limited sun exposure and in sunny countries like United Arab Emirates and the whole of Middle East. Despite the numerous studies about the association between vitamin D and different health outcomes, there are still controversies defining the adequate vitamin D status, daily intake and the potential adverse health consequences of its deficiency. To date, there are various reports signifying vitamin D deficiency impact in autoimmune processes, several cancers, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, metabolic syndrome, neurological disorders, and pregnancy complications; however conclusive evidence about a causal relationship is still missing. The main theme of the conference this year is “Vitamin D Deficiency from Prevention to Treatment”. The meeting will focus on the latest research and clinical practice of vitamin D and its impact on human health throughout the life cycle. The program will include state of the art lectures on recent updates in the early detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vitamin D deficiency and its role to human health. Prominent national And international speakers and leading experts from various specialties will provide comprehensive, up-to-date, research-based answers to the most frequent questions that arise at patient's bedside in everyday practice. We believe this event will be an important meeting point to inspire and connect. We encourage you to join us for one of the exciting events we are planning, and experience firsthand the pride we take to improve the health for our people in the UAE and the region. Conference Objectives are : • Define the mechanism of Vitamin D metabolism • Discuss the serious global problem of Vitamin D deficiency • Diagnose Vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency • List the indications for testing of Vitamin D • Describe the commonly used methods for measurement of Vitamin D • Demonstrate complications of Vitamin D deficiency • Evaluate the correlation of multiple diseases and Vitamin D deficiency • Describe testing and treatment of Vitamin D deficiency • Explain recommendations for intake Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 05 - 06, 2018 | AED 1000 | Gastroenterology | Hepatology
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
3rd Masterclass Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Related Diseases Conference is organized by MENA Conference and will be held during Apr 05 - 06, 2018 at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in learning the latest information on diseases specific to Gastroenterology and Hepatology, including Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Radiology, Pathology, General Surgeons, Internists, Oncologists, General Practitioners, Family Medicine, Medical and Surgical, Residents, Dieticians, Trainees & GI Endoscopy, Nurses, Pharmacists, Nurses, Medical Students, And Allied Healthcare professionals interested in the topic. The main theme of the conference is “Exploring New Dimension of Gastroenterology and Related Specialties” this year event anticipates more than 500 participants around the region with thought provoking keynote lectures, updates of multiple topics, plenary sessions, oral presentations, poster presentations and expert review and discussion on the hottest topics in GI medicine and related diseases. The conference is designed to meet the needs of Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists and other related specialties and physicians-in-training who wish to expand the understanding and increase knowledge of GI medicine. The two days event will bring together the foremost thought leaders and experts in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and related specialties from the UAE, the region and all over the world to present data on multiple topics, including inﬂammatory bowel disease, colorectal neoplasia, General GI, Esophageal, motility, nutrition, pancreaticobiliary disorders, endoscopy and hepatology. To make this a complete scientiﬁc experience, great care is being taken to design a comprehensive program in all ﬁelds of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in consultation with a renowned faculty from the ﬁeld. Moreover, The meeting will offer a superb opportunity for physicians, medical specialists and all healthcare professionals to attend expert updates and to share and exchange best practices, knowledge and experiences and to network with new and established colleagues, creating and strengthening clinical collaborations. Learning objectives: Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to: • Recognize typical clinical presentations of various etiologies of abdominal pain (peptic ulcer disease, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, bowel obstruction, etc.) • Identify and distinguish features of various forms of hepatitis • Describe an appropriate evaluation of abnormal liver function tests • Define typical and atypical features of gastroesophageal reflux disease and identify complications • Describe the evaluation of dysphagia Realize the importance of H. pylori and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in GI pathology • Differentiate upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding and describe appropriate management strategies • Describe the basic causes of diarrhea and outline an appropriate work-up for both acute and chronic diarrhea • Recognize irritable bowel syndrome and outline an appropriately limited work-up • Realize the role of endoscopy for both screening and therapeutic purposes • Recognize GI manifestations of systemic illness (vasculitis, CREST, neuroendocrine tumors, adrenal insuffiency, diabetes mellitus, etc.) Highlighted Topics: • Advances in Gastrointestinal Diseases • Inflammatory Bowel Disease • Hepatitis B • Hepatitis C • Malabsorption • Esophageal Reflux Disease • Gastrointestinal Bleeding- Treatment and Management • Peptic Ulcer Disease • Obesity & GI • Diabetes & GI • Neurological Manifestation & GI • Antibiotics in GI Diseases • Allergic Diseases & GI • Skin Manifestation & GI • Psoriasis & GI Disease • Thyroid Disorder & GI • Anticoagulant & Gastrointestinal Diseases • Multisystem Diseases • Inherited Syndromes • Vitamin D Deficiency & GI Diseases Prices: Doctors (Early Bird Registration before Mar 15, 2018): AED 800, Non Doctors (Early Bird Registration before Mar 15, 2018): AED 500. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 23 - Apr 07, 2018 | Free | Neurology | Dermatology | Endocrinology
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
CME Away 15-Night India Sri Lanka CME Cruise is organized by Sea Courses Inc and will be held during Mar 23, 2018 - Apr 7, 2018 at 15 Night Best of India and Sri Lanka Cruise, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The target audience for this medical event is Family Physicians, Specialists, and Allied Health Care professionals. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.