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MEDEVAC 2014 Conference

29 October, 2014 - 30 October, 2014, London, United Kingdom

Medical Evacuation is changing.

With combat operations drawing to a close in Afghanistan, MEDEVAC teams will be required to operate in challenging new austere environments.

Interoperability will remain a core consideration for international cooperation, equipment and procedure standardisation. But how do we maintain training for MEDEVAC teams who are not regularly deployed to combat zones? And how can lessons learnt in Afghanistan be applied to future operations and exercises?

The third year of our MEDEVAC conference, fast becoming an established community event will bring together the leaders in the medical evacuation community to discuss the hot topics of 2014. Last year saw over 20 countries represented in high level presentations, discussion and interactive workshops.

What is new this year?

  • MEDEVAC 2014 will build upon last years discussions to explore:
  • Maximising capability through cooperation with other nations and upgrading equipment
  • Optimising training and maintaining core skills with changing operating environments
  • A look back on lessons learnt from Afghanistan and a look towards the new challenges to be faced

Join leading military medical officers outlining their future requirements and current challenges surrounding medical evacuation and in-theatre care such as the standardisation of equipment, the allocation of resources and the modernisation of medical equipment and medical evacuation platforms.

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Venue & Accommodation

Kensington Close Hotel
Wrights Lane, Kensington
W8 5SP, United Kingdom
Phone: 0870 751 7770

Travel and accommodation are not included in the conference fee; however we have put together a HotelMap that displays discounted accommodation for hotels in the area near to MEDEVAC 2014 . The map displays live availability and allows you to book directly with each hotel:

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The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.

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Early-confirmed speakers:

  • Brigadier General Dr. Stefan Kowitz, Director, Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine, NATO
  • Justin Burke-Jones, Head of Emergency Preparedness, West Midlands Ambulance Service
  • Lieutenant Colonel Angelo Montinaro ITAF, Area Director, Logistics, European Air Group
  • Lieutenant Colonel Francesco Torchia ITAF, Chairman, Aviation Medicine Coordination Board, European Air Group
  • Major Dr. Murat Durusu, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Turkish Armed Forces
  • Senior Officer, Tactical Medical Wing, Royal Air Force
  • Sarah Cotton, Public Affairs and Communications Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Squadron Leader Ian Hoadley, Medical Operational Capability, Headquarters Air Command, Royal Air Force
  • Senior Medical Officer, Air Evacuation, Royal Danish Air Force
  • Simon Woodmore, Hazardous Area Response Team, London Ambulance
  • Colonel Peter Majovsky M.D., Chief of Public Health and Medical Services Department, Military Medical Branch, Support Division, Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic
  • Major Cesar Rolon, Commander, C-SAR Unit, Colombian Army
  • Colonel Ulf Landgren, Commanding Officer, 1st Helicopter Battalion, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Squadron Leader Chris McNarry, Course Director, NATO Patient Evacuation Coordination Course (PECC), Allied Rapid Reaction Corps HQ
  • Dr. Giuseppe Azzena Medical Project Officer, Capability, Armament & Technology, European Defence Agency
  • Colonel Dr Daniel Mbinda, Senior medical officer, Kenyan Armed Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Edward Mandril, Deputy Director, Medical Evacuation Proponency Directorate United States Army

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Event details

Defence IQ
29 October, 2014
30 October, 2014
Kensington Close Hotel
United Kingdom


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