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Dr Mike Ryan at the World Extreme Medicine Conference 2021

World Extreme Medicine are proud and excited to announce that that Dr Mike Ryan, Executive Director, World Health Organizations Health Emergencies Programme will joining the 10th World Extreme Medicine Conference live for a special conversational talk and Q&A. From 13th – 15th November in Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh or via a digital ticket platform.

Having joined the World Health Organization in 1996, Dr Mike Ryan has been at the forefront of managing acute risks to global health for nearly 25 years. Throughout that time, he has worked in conflict affected countries and led many responses to high impact epidemics. He will be joining the World Extreme Medicine Conference virtually to discuss his experiences and the shared aim of continuing to improve universal health coverage with medical delegates from around the world.

For its 10th year, the World Extreme Medicine Conference will feature the most influential individuals and organisations in extreme medicine. The world’s only global conference on the subject, sharing experiences, innovations, and best practice.

World Extreme Medicine founder, Mark Hannaford, was delighted to welcome Dr Mike Ryan’s involvement in this year’s conference, “The mission of the World Extreme Medicine Conference is to provide the most inspirational medical speakers, networking, and educational opportunities each year. Being able to welcome Dr Mike Ryan is a special way to mark our 10th anniversary and we are certain it will have a big impact on our delegates and the wider World Extreme Medicine community.”

The annual World Extreme Medicine Conference is a three-day hybrid conference providing access to a network of expert speakers across the full breadth of extreme medicine. Encompassing humanitarian, disaster relief, expedition, space, military, tactical and performance medicine. Find out more information and book your in-person or digital experience tickets today.

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Conference Ticket Options


Digital Ticket Experience

We know travelling to Edinburgh simply isn’t convenient or accessible for everyone. So, this year we’re going all out to make our online conference experience easier, more engaging and career-enhancing. Our online platform gives you the freedom to watch the conference live from the comfort of your sofa or catch-up on demand whenever suits you. Our amazing immersive platform will make you feel like your there!

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Edinburgh Experience 

Being a part of our ‘Edinburgh Experience’ is the only way to be fully immersed and to benefit from the opportunities to form in-person, life-changing connections that will add some of the most inspiring contacts to your network. Plus, you now have greater flexibility on which day you can join us for with our single-day ticket option. As part of your ticket you will have access to all the content for the days you signed up for on demand and this will be available after the event.

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