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 !
Celebrate 50 Years – South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2021
Date: 21-23 May (Fri/Sat/Sun) 2021
Theme: 50 years of Diving Medicine (with an undercurrent of COVID medicine): Remembering the past and preparing for the future
Keynote Speaker: Dr Richard Harris
Location: HMAS Penguin (Sydney) or via Zoom (COVID pending)
Download the program here.
UHMS (Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society) have their Annual Meeting on June 10-12, 2021 with pre-courses on June 8-9, in a fully virtual format.
All information can be found on their website. Beware of the time difference !
ICHF (International Association of French Speaking Hyperbaric Centers) will hold their 2nd International Conference, in collaboration with MedSubHyp, in Marseille, France, on September 30 and October 1, 2021 with an optional day of diving the Mediterranean (Parc National des Calanques) on Saturday October 2.
For all information, please go to the ICHF website.