Category: Conferences

Conference season: Canada bound!

Canada bound! It’s been a busy, but enjoyable few weeks in Victoria, NSW and Kuala Lumpur, with 2 oral abstracts, 2 poster presentations, 7 invited talks, 2 workshops, one broken toe(!), and countless meetings and dinners with friends and colleagues, old and new.  I’ve had some very productive conversations on behalf of the Irish College…

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Conference season: TOPCOM VI, Kuala Lumpur

I again had the pleasure of  presenting this year at the 6th International Congress on Tabletop Exercise and Communication in Disaster Medicine (aka TOPCOM VI), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I was again hosted by Datuk Dr. Alwi Abdul Rahman and his team at Selayang University Hospital. Along with my colleague, Mr. Michael Christie, Director of…

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Conference season: The Future of Paramedicine, Sydney

Thank you to Paramedics Australasia (PA) NSW for the invite to speak last night at “The Future of Paramedicine” with Alan Eade and Buck Reed at Western Sydney University. I posed “Six Simple Questions to Shape Our Future” who are we? what do we do? why do we do it? where do we do it?…

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Conference season: ANZCP Paramedicine Research Symposium, Melbourne

I  attended and presented at the ANZCP Paramedicine Research Symposium held in Monash University Peninsula Campus today. The symposium was officially opened by Prof David Copolov AO and Prof Terry Haines from Monash University; and Assoc Prof Tony Walker ASM from Ambulance Victoria. The symposium is a joint initiative between the Australian and New Zealand…

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Conference season: International First Aid Education Conference, Niagara Falls

I had a highly engaged group of attendees in my session this morning at the International First Aid Education Conference in Niagara Falls. It was a pleasure to discuss disaster preparedness in older adults – it’s such an important topic, and it was fantastic to get insights from those in attendance.

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Talk at National Ambulance Service College, Ireland

I had the pleasure of speaking to paramedic students at the National Ambulance Service College in Dublin yesterday about research, and I introduced them to some useful research resources for their upcoming case studies. I spoke with faculty at the college later in the day about patient safety education, and my experience at Fanshawe of…

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Conference season: Quebec City and Washington DC

August was a busy one – I went to Malaysia to speak at TOPCOM while Will went to Washington DC to present our Bodybuilding poster. Then back from Malaysia and straight off to Quebec City for PACE! Conference season is over for me now for this year, so time for a rest after a busy…

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Conference season: TOPCOM V, Kuala Lumpur

I had the pleasure of recently presenting at the 5th International Congress on Tabletop Exercise and Communication in Disaster Medicine (aka TOPCOM V), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I was hosted by Datuk Dr. Alwi Abdul Rahman and his team at Selayang University Hospital. Along with my colleague, Mr. Michael Christie, Director of the Resuscitation Group,…

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Conference season: EMS Gathering 2017, Kinsale

I’m back from another successful EMS Gathering in Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland. Attendees were treated to a wide variety of activities, including swimming, boat trips, a tactical EMS workshop with armed Gardai and the Air Corps, a buffet BBQ on Thursday evening in the Kinsale Yacht Club, and the grand finale dinner on Friday night…

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EMS Gathering 2017 announced!

Come and join us in Kinsale, Ireland on the 3rd and 5th of May for the EMS Gathering 2017! You will be treated to an inspiring few days with colleagues and friends in the beautiful surroundings of the fishing port town of Kinsale, in West County Cork. The three-day programme will have something for all…

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