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At MEDICA you can find comprehensive information about education and training in the congresses and forums.

Events during MEDICA



For the third time, the DGIM is organizing the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE together with the Messe Düsseldorf according to the motto “SCIENCE MEETS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY”. This conference offers the unique opportunity to gather and exchange information about new technologies and their medical application in the framework of an advanced scientific training course during the world trade fair for medical technology, MEDICA.

The conference takes place in the CCD South.
Learn more about the MEC here
Photo: Prof. Dr. Hendrik Treede - Copyright: Fotostelle UKH

The TAVI story: From experimental use to standard therapy in ten years

14 November 2016
Prof. Dr. Hendrik Treede
02.10 - 03.30 p.m., Room 16
Photo: Prof. Dr. Tobias Keck - Copyright: privat

LIVE in the Box: Laparoscopy - How is technology helping?

14 November 2016
Prof. Dr. Tobias Keck
12.30 - 02.00 p.m., Room 17
Bild: Prof. Dr. Clemens Bulitta - Copyright: privat

Workflow-driven hospital and clinical engineering

17 November 2016
Prof. Dr. Clemens Bulitta
14.10 - 15.30 p.m., Room 17

Further courses at the MEC

Monday, 14 November 2016

  • Chairman: Prof. Dr. Andreas Paech, "Orthopaedics and trauma: Update 2016", 9.00-10.30 a.m., Room 16
  • Chairman: Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Jünemann, "Workmanship or high-tech – modern surgery", 9.00-10.30 a.m., Room 17
  • Chairman: PD Dr. Justus Gille, "Advances in musculoskeletal tissue engineering", 2.30-02.00 p.m., Room 16
  • Chairman: Prof. Dr. Magnus von Knebel Doeberitz, "Hereditary cancer: Early identifi cation and preventive strategies", 02.10-03.30 p.m., Room: 17
  • Chairman: Dr. Jens Mittler,"Surgery for engineers", 10.40 a.m.-12.00 p.m., Room: 17

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

  • Chairman: Prof. Dr. Joachim Lotz, "Acquisitions in cardiac imaging – state of the art and beyond", 9.00-10.30 a.m., Room 17
  • Chairman: Prof. Dr. Nico Karssemeijer, "Breast imaging – an interdisciplinary challenge", 10.40 a.m.-12.00 p.m., Room: 16
  • Chairman: Prof. Dr. Martin Köhrmann,, "Stroke – diagnosis and interventional therapy ", 09.00-10.30 a.m., Room 16
  • Chairman: Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Kübler,, "Robotics in the clinical context – research and application", 02.10-03.30 p.m., Room 17
Photo: Federal Health Minister Hermann Gröhe in conversation with moderator Jürgen Zurheide

MEDICA ECON FORUM by TK - Hall 15, Stand 15G06

Monday, 14 November 2016

  • 01.00 p.m.
    Dr. Jens Baas, Techniker Krankenkasse
  • Following: Perspectives of health policy
    Hermann Gröhe, Federal Health Minister
    Dr. Jens Baas, Techniker Krankenkasse

Together with the Messe Düsseldorf, the TK health insurance company (Techniker Krankenkasse) presents the fifth MEDICA ECON FORUM by TK at MEDICA. More than 50 experts from politics, medicine, economy and science will discuss developments in the interface of research and practise in the four-day forum in hall 15.

The forum will be held in German only.
More about the MEDICA ECON FORUM by TK

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