Improving global prehospital and emergency health care, public health, and disaster health and preparedness

Brisbane, Australia – 2019


Save the Dates in 2019!

The 21st biennial World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress will take place from 7-10 May 2019 in Australia’s third-largest city of Brisbane. Co-hosted by the Queensland University of Technology, the Congress aims to provide another innovative and dynamic scientific program in memorable Australia.

The Congress will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, voted the world’s best convention centre in 2016, nestled in the heart of a thriving riverside cultural, dining, and entertainment hub.

With a theme of “The Future” the Congress will challenge the thinking of more than 600 international participants drawn from all continents and from all areas of health care and emergency management. The Congress will include over 30 tracks with high profile international and local speakers as well as a range of interactive and innovative sessions designed to maximize the congress experience for participants and create a legacy for the future.

Specific focus will be on:

  • Future risks,
  • The future community,
  • Future solutions,and
  • Future thinking.

The WADEM Congress 2019 is supported by Tourism and Events Queensland and the City of Brisbane.

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