SESAM (Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine) 2008, which will attract delegates from over thirty countries, will take place from 19-21 June in the University of Hertfordshire’s new Hertfordshire Intensive Care & Emergency Centre (HICESC), which is the largest and most advanced medical simulation facility in the UK.
“HICESC is a truly multidisciplinary centre which probably trains a wider range of health professionals than anywhere else in Europe, so it is fitting that we host this major medical simulation conference this year,” said Guillaume Alinier, Chair of SESAM 2008, and University of Hertfordshire HICESC Co-ordinator and National Teaching Fellow.
The conference will host a combination of themed sessions and workshops focusing on new developments in medical simulation across the world, from an educational and technological aspect.
Keynote addresses will be given by Professor Sidarto Bambang Oetomo, from Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, on The Essentials of team training, the perspective of a neonatologist; Professor David Nicol, from Strathclyde University, on New thinking about assessment and feedback in higher education, Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn, Professor in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Hertfordshire will lecture on Kaspar: a humanoid robot used in healthcare applications and robotics research and Professor Tim Wilson, the University’s Vice-Chancellor, will deliver a keynote on Adding value through collaboration in simulation – a CEO’s perspective.SESAM 2008 will be hosted by HICESC, the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9AB. For further information, please contact the conference administrator on 01707 28 6393, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the
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