11/14/2022 - 11/15/2022
DiMiMED - International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine
SAVE THE DATE:
10th DiMiMED Conference
14 - 15 November 2022, Trade Fair Duesseldorf
(please find information about the program below)
Time, once again, to mark up the diaries and planners for this year’s DiMiMED International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine. I am pleased to confirm that the 2022 Conference has been scheduled to take place on 14th and 15th November 2022 and will, as always, be held in association with the MEDICA Trade Fair in Duesseldorf.
For the last two years, the Conference Theme related to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, giving great insights into how the military and disaster medicine communities responded. Thankfully, with the arrival of several protective vaccines and therapeutic medications, SARS-CoV-2 is no longer the threat that it was when it first arrived. And so, the world in general, and DiMiMED in particular, can move on. Planners, both military and civilian, have often rightly incorporated lessons learned from earlier challenges/conflicts when considering their response to future campaigns. This strategy can, however, be a double-edged sword if it limits our perspective of the future to what has gone before. Tomorrow’s crisis may be fundamentally different from what has been previously experienced, and consequently new and innovative strategies are required.
The objective of this year’s DiMiMED Conference is therefore to project our imaginations into the future and examine the challenges and required response from the health sector, military and civilian, to crises and complex emergencies in the 2030’s. The theme of the Conference will therefore be “Health Service Delivery and Support for the Catastrophes and Complex Emergencies in the next Decade”. At the time of writing, a new and unanticipated crisis confronts us all and the relevance of the Conference theme becomes more evident as Europe faces its greatest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. The response to this crisis straddles both the military and civilian communities and will require all involved to demonstrate steep learning curves!
While all details have yet to be confirmed, it is envisaged that the theme will be discussed on a modular basis from the most relevant civilian and military medical perspectives.
Given that hopefully the constraints which have marked both the 8th and 9th DiMiMED Conferences will not be as manifest for the 10th DiMiMED Conference, we would like to re-introduce the concept of Poster Presentations with a suitable prize for the one adjudged to be the best. Get more information while reading the information box below and start the studies/research.
---and so hopefully this brief glimpse of what we are planning will entice you to be part of this exciting and informative event in November!
Rob van der Meer, MD
Brigadier General (ret)
Former Surgeon General of the Netherlands Armed Forces
Gerald M. Kerr
Former Surgeon General & Director Medical Corps Irish Defence Forces
Erwin Dhondt, MD, SFS, MSc, MHA
Brigadier General (ret)
Former Director General Health
& Well-being of the Belgian Defence
DiMiMED program 2022:
The sessions will be
|CBRN||Lt. Col. Tommy Rezentes|
|Mental Health||Col. Prof. Dr. Eric Vermetten|
|Infectious Diseases||Dr. Benjamin Queyriaux|
|Disaster Medicine and the Humanitarian Perspective||Dr. John Quinn|
|Moving Points in Disaster and Military Medicine||Brig. Gen. (ret.) Rob van der Meer,|
Col. (ret.) Gerald Kerr & Brig. Gen. (ret.) Erwin Dhondt
PROGRAM - Short Insight:
- Brig. Gen. Dr. Bernd Mattiesen, M.A.
Director, Military Medical Science and Medical Service Capability Development, and Deputy Commandant, Bundeswehr Medical Academy, Munich
- Dr. Terry M. Rauch, PhD, MPH, MBA
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Readiness Policy & Oversight, The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (USA)
Experience of endovideosurgical operations in the management of injuried with combat abdominal trauma
- Col. Konstantyn Gumeniuk, MD, PhD
Surgeon General of Ukrainian Armed Forces
Combat abdominal trauma and emergency ultrasound: when eFAST is not enough
- Oksana Popova
Ukrainian Armed Forces
Chemical MCI Medical Management Revisited: now is the time to set things right
- Dr. Mehdi Benhassine
PhD, Department of Mathematics, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium
A CBRNE Defence Research Program for Clinicians: Dynamic Studies Moving Science Forward
- Captain (ret.) Stephane Bourassa
PhD(c), MSc, RN, CD, RPAS Pilot, Montreal University PhD Candidate in Experimental Medicine, CBRNE Defence Research Program for the Clinician, Dr Philippe Jouvet’s Laboratory CHU Ste-Justine, Montreal, Québec
Medical Chemical Defence: on-site diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for nerve agent and opioid exposure
- Lt Col. (Dr.) Timo Wille
Bundeswehr Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Munich, Germany
How will unmanned aircraft systems assist/support/optimize/influence/… tomorrow’s battlefield medical care?
- Dr. Miloš Bohoněk, Ph.D.
Central Military Hospital
- Military University Hospital Prague
Autoinjectors as a future medical delivery form - Challenges in development and implementation
- Lt. Col. Zur
Israel Defense Forces
INDONESIAN HEALTH TRANSFORMATION for Complex Disasters and Emergencies in the Next Decades
- Col. (MC) Iwan Trihapsoro
MD, SpKK, SpKP, FINSDV,FAADV Indonesian Armed Forces, Indonesian Health Resilience Center
Mental health care for Ukrainian military personnel during the war
- Dr. Andriy Karachevskyy, M.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor Shupyk Nati onal Medical Academy of Postgraduate Educati on, Kyiv - Ukraine & Head of Board Mental Health and TraumaTherapy Centre „Integration“
This competition affords an opportunity to all Military Medical Officers to display the results of their research in poster format at the Conference.
The winner will receive a financial award and has the opportunity to give a brief oral presentation on the project.
Electronic versions of the final poster presentation must be received by the Scientific Committee by 1st November. Please send them to email@example.com.
Further details can be forwarded on request, but the purpose of this communication is to give “notice of intent”, so that planning and research can begin!
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Save The Date: 14 - 17 November 2022
The DiMiMED is a part of the MEDICA!
Reports of our DiMiMED conferences:
9th DiMiMED 2021
Click here for reading the report & program 2021.
Click here to see the scientific posters of the 9th DiMiMED
8th DiMiMED 2020
7th DiMiMED 2019
6th DiMiMED 2018
Click here for reading the report 2018
Impressions of the 9th DiMiMED 2021:
(Photographer: Barbara Frommann)
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