Where do you want to go? Conferences! Conferences!
Compiled by Preeyati Chopra, Intern, Government Medical College & Rajindra Hospital, Patiala
Disclaimer: Please note, that all the opportunities mentioned have been found by the author, and some errors in dates or links might be present. Feel free to google the opportunities mentioned.
As the exam season is upon us, the conferences mentioned in this list are located internationally. Some of the major conferences that are organised annually in India have been enlisted in the end. However, if you’re aware of more such opportunities in India, feel free to contact us and we’ll add it to the list!
- East Asian Medical Students Conference
When? 27 – 31 January 2023.
Where? Kathmandu, Nepal
Asian Medical Students Association (AMSA) offers a 4-day international conference with events from scientific papers and poster presentations. For this year’s theme, ‘Mountain and Wilderness Medicine, they’ve also included a photography competition. One caveat, students who have AMSA membership are allowed to register for the conference.
You can find more information on their page.
- International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students (ICHAMS)
When? February 9th – 11th, 2023
Where? Dublin, Ireland (Hybrid option available!)
Fees? €20 – €30
ICHAMS is Ireland’s student-led conference, founded at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in 2010.
The conference is open to all undergraduate and graduate students around the globe in the field of healthcare. All the abstracts are published in the BMC Proceedings.
Check out their website for more information!
- ICSBA Annual Meeting
When? March 8th – 12th, 2023
Where? Riga, Latvia
Calling all the bioethics enthusiasts!
This meeting is hosted by UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Students’ Association International, also known as ICBSA. They are a global network of students with the goal of increasing interest in ethics and values involved in health care delivery.
Details for all the competitions and workshops can be found on their Instagram page.
- Leiden International BioMedical Student Conference (LIMSC)
When? March 15th – 19th, 2023
Where? Leiden, Netherlands
Fees? €5 – €23
Currently running its 12th edition, LMISC is the largest biennial student conference in the world. LIMSC offers the opportunity for medical, biomedical, pharmacy, clinical technology, and other life sciences students worldwide to present their research, participate in various state-of-the-art workshops, be enlightened by prominent guest speakers, and engage in networking with fellow international students and researchers.
Information about the conference details can be found on their website.
- Annual International (bio)Medical Students Meeting (AIMS Meeting)
When? April 2023
Where? To be disclosed.
AIMS Meeting is the largest European Biomedical Conference organized by medical students. It is advocated by the Faculty of Medicine of the Lisbon Students’ Local Committee. It highlights the importance of medical education for all students of health sciences through a diverse approach. They currently have opened calls for Ambassadors!
Interested? You can fill it the form for ambassadors right here.
- International Congress of Medical Sciences (ICMS)
When? May 11th – 14th, 2023
Where? Sofia, Bulgaria
Abstract Submission? February 20th, 2023
Fees? €25 – €30
Running its 21st edition, hosted by the Association of Medical Students in Sofia, Bulgaria. ICMS provides an opportunity for students from pre-clinical, internal medicine, surgery, and public health background to share their work on an international platform. More information on their website!
- International Student Congress Of (bio)Medical Sciences
When? June 5th – 8th, 2023
Where? Groningen, Netherland
Abstract Submission deadline? 29th January 2023
Throughout our three-day congress, ISCOMS offers a venue for student research exchange along with lending an opportunity to the students to broaden their scientific network. Their scientific program includes research from students all over the world, presented in poster, oral or plenary form, all in front of an international and professional audience. Along with these student sessions, there offer fascinating keynote lectures and hands-on workshops.
Registration for non-presenting participants opens on 1st March 2023 on their website.
So, here are some of the popular Indian conferences that are organised annually:
- Insight by AIIMS Delhi
- JIPMER Puducherry “Connaissance”
- LTMMC Mumbai ” Trinity”
- KEM Mumbai “Confluence”
- GMC Mumbai “Auxesis”
- BJMC Pune “Respirare”
- AFMC Pune “Illuminati”
Most of these national conferences happen from April onwards. But their dates might vary each year, so, it would be better if you keep looking them up from time to time and keep yourselves updated.
Hoping this article could help. 🙂