After a very successful first edition in 2013 on Reunion Island, our next Tricontinental Scientific Conference (TRICON2018) will take place in the coastal city of Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
We are once again organising a full week of scientific days interspersed with diving workshops and social events. The academic programme will include presentations, workshops, discussion sessions, and special topic conferences. Our social calendar encompasses a welcome coctail party, a gala dinner and the ever popular post-conference happy hour. There will be opportunities to dive the nearby Aliwal Shoal, visit wildlife game parks, take in a local rugby match and explore Zulu culture.
A Joint Organising Committee from EUBS, SPUMS, SAUHMA and the Scott Haldane Foundation will work together with local Durban Hyperbaric Centre staff and a South Africa Event Management Bureau to make sure everything runs smoothly !
The combination of easy access, nice weather, friendly people, rich culture, nature at its most spectacular and affordable prices makes this an opportunity not to be missed. The weather in September is ideal with temperatures in the mid 20s for both land and sea and little chance of rain. Why not plan an extra week before or after the conference to travel the area and experience more of South Africa’s amazing diversity, hospitality and wildlife. Bring your family too – there are a lot of child-friendly activities nearby !
The International Symposium on Naval Medicine 2018 will be held on October 22-26, 2018, in Istanbul; by Turkish Navy, Naval Medical Training and Research Center (DETAM), under the auspices of Turkish Naval Forces Command on the occasion of decennial of DETAM.
The first International Symposium on Naval Medicine in Turkey took place in October 2005, which ended up with the establishment of Turkish Navy, Naval Medical Training and Research Center. It is understood that today’s naval medicine has become a multidisciplinary field that has to be well organized in order to be highly efficient to meet the operational needs. Turkish Navy, having a history of hundreds of years, does realize the importance of Naval Medicine and has now a policy to take further steps to augment the extend and the capabilities of DETAM.
Professionals in naval medicine, all over the world, are dealing with highly specific issues within special environments and populations; from preventive medicine to man-machine interactions, from medical support to special operations to researches on the issues of diving and submarine medicine. The Turkish Navy believes that bringing experts in naval medicine all over the world together will contribute to see the whole and the real picture of naval medicine and this will enable everybody to see the opportunities of collaboration and to find a perfect scientific platform of sharing information.
Registration is planned to be free of charge. The Symposium Secretariat will not be able to register more than the capacity of the auditorium. It is strictly recommended that all colleagues intending to register, keep in mind the limitation and register on time.
Deadline for registration is September 14, 2018.
Download the Congress Information PDF here.
25 years ago, A.A. Bühlmann passed away. For this reason the Swiss Underwater and Hyperbaric Medical Society (SUHMS) and the Historical Hyperbaric Chamber Zurich Association (DKL-USZ) are offering an extraordinary memorial symposium to all interested divers and physicians with a series of interesting lectures.
Among others, Thomas Bühlmann, A.A. Bühlmann’s son, who is engaged in historical research about his father’s diving medical work from 1959 to 1994, will present a report about this period. In addition, there will be a unique opportunity to visit the remains of the former Hyperbaric Chamber Laboratory with a guided tour.
Venue: Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel, Solomon Islands
Theme: “Old divers and bold divers but not old, bold divers” – Cardiovascular health risk assessment and diving
Guest Speaker: A/Professor Nigel Stuart Jepson, Senior Staff Specialist and Director, Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories, Eastern Heart Clinic at the Prince of Wales Public Hospital (POWH) in Sydney, Australia
Scientific Conveners: Clinical Professor David Smart and Professor Michael Bennett
Event Convener: Dr Catherine Meehan
The UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting’s primary goal is to provide a forum for professional scientific growth and development of the participants to improve knowledge and competence in order to further patient outcome. The meeting provides a basis for exchange of ideas, both scientific and practical, among physicians, researchers, and other health care professionals.The UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting consists of abstract and poster presentations, plenary sessions, the annual Kindwall and Lambertsen Lectures, and other social events. There will be exhibits from a number of hyperbaric, diving and wound care vendors. The Annual Meeting also affords an opportunity for participants to meet and interact with past and present leaders of the Society and to become active in Society affairs.
More information soon.
The dates of EUBS2019 will be September 9-12, 2019, and it will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel, at the David Intercontinental Hotel. The conference will be jointly organised with an International Conference on Hyperbaric Oxygen and the Brain. This period has been chosen as it is after the summer break but just before the high holidays in Israel. Tel Aviv is an exciting hypermodern coastal city, with top-notch medical research and treatment facilities, but also bustling with beaches, restaurants and nightlife.
The conferences will be hosted by the Israeli Society for Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine, and the dedicated conference website www.eubs2019.com is already accessible (registrations and abstract submissions will start from October 2018).
The first “International French-Language Hyperbarc and Diving Medicine Conference” is organised by the International Association of French Language Hyperbaric Centres (ICHF: association Internationale des Centres Hyperbares Francophones).
The ICHF seeks to promote collaboration between french-language hyperbaric teams and centres, and has members from France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, Caribbean Islands, Indian Ocean Islands, and Africa.
Having started with regular video-conferencing meetings, the ICHF now goes one step further and “voilà !” – the first ICHF congress has been born.
Diving Medicine is a narrow-banded speciality and professional development opportunities are relatively rare.
To meet and maintain the Diving Medical communities’ high professional standards, the United Kingdom Sports Diving Medical Committee (UKDMC); and British Hyperbaric Association (BHA) have organised a joint two-day conference Wednesday 27- Thursday 28 of November 2019, in Hull, East Yorkshire.
The schedule of presentations and discussions meets the requirement of the UK HSE AMED revalidation regarding specialist diving medicine. Each day has been registered for six CPD points.
A program has been developed to meet a wide variety of interests with speakers from: France, Holland and the UK of course; Dr Susan Kayar has been invited as a key note speaker, formerly head of the decompression sickness research program at the Naval Medical Research Institute Bethesda Maryland USA, Susan will speak about biochemical decompression from ultradeep hydrogen diving.
Welcome Drinks are in Hull oldest Pub “Ye Old Black Boy” on the evening of Tuesday 26thNovember, from 1930 onwards.
The Conference will be held in Hull City Hall, 27 and 28, each day starting at 0900, see program for details.
The Course Dinner is to be in The Hull City Guildhall banquet room; pre-dinner drinks at 0730.
Find all details for online and telephone registration along with the full program athttps://www.ukdivingmedicine2019.com
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EUBS Annual Meeting 2020 has been postponed to September 2022.
More details to follow soon !