17th World Conference on Disaster and Emergency Medicine
Date: May 31 - June 3, 2011
Location: Beijing, China
The 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine welcomed 522 delegates from 30 countries to Beijing, China which was an opportunity for delegates to review, assess, and make recommendations for the advancement of best practices regarding preparedness for and management of the events that inflict damage on the inhabitants and environment of our planet.
The issues were addressed through challenging keynote addresses by world leaders in the discipline, plenary sessions led by world experts, panels and discussions which served to stimulate participation by congress participants, experiences, workshops, and through papers (both oral and posters).