18th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine
Date: May 28 - 31, 2013
Location: Manchester, UK
The 18th World Congress on Disaster & Emergency Medicine was held in Manchester, United Kingdom from 28 to 31 May. It is the official congress of the World Association of Disaster & Emergency Medicine and is normally held every two years. CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan and other members participated in and presented at the 17th WCDEM held in Beijing after the centre establishment in 2011. Prof Chan delivered a keynote presentation in Beijing and highlighted the research direction and strategic importance of the centre.