Friday, 9 October 2015

Event: Upcoming academic conference 'Medical tourism: Time for a check-up?' in association with the 2016 IMTJ Medical Travel Summit, Madrid, Spain, 25-26 May 2016

The inaugural IMTJ Academic Conference -- which runs from 25-26 May 2016, in Madrid, Spain -- will provide a rare opportunity for academics and researchers from around the globe to share their knowledge and research in the developing medical travel sector. It will overlap with the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit, which concentrates on the commercial and business aspects of the medical travel sector, and runs from 24-26 May 2016. 

Delegates may register for the Academic Conference, alone, or purchase a combined delegate pass for the Summit and Academic Conference. Reduced rates are offered  for any delegate from an academic or research institution.
The agenda for the Academic Conference is being put together by an Advisory Board consisting of:
  • Dr Meghann Ormond, Assistant Professor of Cultural Geography at Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
  • Dr Neil Lunt, Reader, Social Policy and Public Sector Management at the University of York in England.
  • Professor John Connell, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sydney in Australia.

Submission of Academic Papers

The call for papers for the Academic Conference will soon be made available. If you wish to submit a paper for consideration for the Academic Conference, please complete the submission form. Proposals must be submitted by November 30th 2015.