Here you'll find a selection of relevant events.
The 5th International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC) celebrates the 10th anniversary of ICPIC this year. The conference has established itself in the field of international infection control and prevention, with an average of 1200 participants from over 100 countries. The event provides a forum for participants to share knowledge and experience on the prevention of health-related infections and the control of antibiotic resistance around the world.
Wild on Wounds is a wound conference for medical professionals specialised in skin and wound management in Las Vegas, USA. Physicians who want to network and receive practical information on wound management are invited. WOW is growing every year and offers practical workshops, one-on-one discussions with industry experts and demonstrations of new products.
The symposium of the Swiss Society for Woundcare (SAfW) deals with the current topic of "Wound treatment in the rapid change of the health system". Participants can intensify their knowledge in informative plenary presentations and lectures as well as in practice-oriented workshops. In addition, the symposium provides time for professional exchange among colleagues and for visiting the industrial exhibition.
The IPS Conference is the largest exhibition on infection prevention and control in the UK, bringing together over 1000 professionals and some 100 companies. Leading experts will speak about the latest current and future challenges in their field and the state of the art in research. There will be a comprehensive series of lectures, meet-the-expert sessions and specialist streams. In addition to the main conference sessions, there will also be one-day conferences dedicated to the following topics: Development of leaders in infection prevention and control; infection prevention in paediatrics - "hand in hand", collaboration for children.
This year's annual conference of the AWA (Austrian Wound Association) is held under the motto "the right thing at the right time - from evidence to efficiency". Accordingly, existing evidence from the literature will be bundled and presented in a comprehensible way, but also important working recommendations will be developed, which should guarantee a successful treatment of the affected persons.
In the field of plastic surgery, decubitus prophylaxis and decubitus surgery are also addressed. In addition to lectures on angiology and negative pressure therapy, the event will present the latest patient brochure on diabetic foot. On Saturday the topics psyche, disgust and shame with handling the human body and important questions regarding hygiene, such as different hygiene treatment extra and intramural wrap up the program.
This year's theme of the Interdisciplinary WoundCongress (IWC) in Cologne is "The new dimension in wound care". About 50 exhibitors will present their products in the field of wound treatment and wound care, healthcare and health legislation as well as wound documentation. In the accompanying congress speakers dedicate themselves to exciting topics from these research areas. In the context of a satellite symposium presented by Lohmann & Rauscher visitors can particularly deepen individual aspects around the wound treatment and learn practical assistance.