World Extreme Medicine News

NOTICE: WEM20 has now moved over to the online arena becoming #VirtualWEM20 – a virtual conference to be held on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October 2020. Immerse yourself in a WEM online environment where you can be inspired from the comfort of your sofa (or, frankly, from wherever in the world you can get online). So, unfortunately whilst this particular workshop won’t be running, you can find our brand new #VirtualWEM20 programme including inspiring panel sessions and fascinating speakers here.

Book your place today!


Do you know how to check a vehicle and ensure its fit for the task ahead?
Would you know what to do if you have a breakdown?
Can you fix it?

For remote medics and humanitarian aid workers working in remote areas, reliable transport is an essential part of any expedition. You need to feel confident that your vehicle will get you and the essential cargo on board to your destination and back to base without any difficulty. After all, if you or your equipment cannot reach the target audience then there’s no reason for the expedition to go ahead.

So, as part of our ‘Extreme Skills’ theme running across all 3 days of the conference, our extremely popular ‘Expeditionary Vehicle Maintenance’ workshops will return to #WEM20, run by experts Russell Drew and Nick Cranfield. These sessions will offer a host of hands-on practical advice and top tips for any wannabe remote medic or aid worker travelling into challenging environments reliant on transport as an essential part of their expedition.

The workshops are running:
Day 1: ‘Expeditionary Vehicle Maintenance’ – Sat 17th October at 11am and 2.15pm
Day 2: ‘Expeditionary Vehicle Maintenance’ – Sun 18th October at 11am and 2.15pm

Our guest speakers Russell and Nick, who with 34 years of experience in expeditionary vehicle maintenance between them, will share their own experiences (the good, the bad and the ugly) of working in extreme locations across the globe. They’ll speak about the various scenarios that could jeopardise an expedition or field mission and how best to deal with those situations as well as passing on top tips for effective expeditionary vehicle maintenance – advice which could prove life-saving for you and your crew.

Are you ready to be ‘Inspired Beyond The Ordinary’?
Book your tickets today and take the first steps on the road to an amazing career in extreme medicine. Once you’ve confirmed your place, plan out your days using the #WEM20 App (coming soon) where you can search by theme, guest speaker or the days you’re attending. Alternatively, visit the website where workshops are listed by time, date and location. Then from the 18th September you’ll be able to start booking your preferred workshops.

With so many amazing career opportunities all over the world, what are you waiting for?
#BeExtreme

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