Welcome to the first European Emergency Medical Congress in Copenhagen 2016

We are honored to welcome you to the very first congress of European Emergency Medical Services (EMS). The 3-day congress will take place 30 May – 1 June 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
In this first EMS2016 newsletter we will give you an overview of the EMS2016 in Copenhagen, thus you will find all the practicalities: When, Where, Who and How? 

Ambitions - Brand Position Paper

It is our ambition to make the EMS2016 in Copenhagen a different and innovative congress. We want the congress to contribute to the international exchange of experience and development of new standards for emergency medical services and pre-hospital care. The congress should also be a catalyst for future research, education and product development, helping existing knowledge in the area to become more widespread and hence implemented, thus resulting in better treatment for the patients.
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Important dates and times

EMS2016 in Copenhagen will take place from 30 May – 1 June 2016. On our website you will find a preliminary program with all the important dates and a time schedule



Prior to the congress you will be able to attend a number of different precourses, among other a European Trauma Course - The Team Approach. Read more about our precourses here:


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Target audience

The target audience of the congress is researchers and of course pre-hospital and emergency health care professionals such as paramedics, emergency medical technicians, dispatchers, nurses, emergency physicians, medical directors etc.


The EMS2016 will be held at the new Tivoli Hotel & Congress Centre. The Congress Centre is built in cooperation with the famous Tivoli Gardens, and the rooms are created with inspiration from the Tivoli Theme. 

Scientific programme

The programme will, among other, include topics focusing on organizing EMS and the challenges of the EMS providers, topics that focus on specific patient groups and topics that looks forward into the future of EMS. 
We want your contribution to the final program. Therefore please propose speakers, topics, sessions, workshop and anything else that you may have in mind.

A preliminary programme will published shortly, but on our webpage you will find a list of some of the topics to be included.


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Scientific Committee

We have put together a scientific committee consisting of professionals with great knowledge about EMS coming from all over the world. 

The Scientific Committee is chaired by congress chair Dr. Freddy Lippert CEO of the Emergency Medical Services Copenhagen and co-chaired by chair of the International Ac
ademies of Emergency Dispatch, Jerry Overton and CEO of London Ambulance Service Fiona Moore.
See our scientific committee right here: 


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Partners, sponsors & exhibitors

EMS2016 in Copenhagen is arranged in cooperation and with support from the Danish foundation, TrygFonden. The congress is also supported by Falck Emergency and The Laerdal Medical Company as main sponsors, as well as other sponsors and exhibitors that will be announced continually on our webpage.
As a sponsor or exhibitor you will meet the EMS World, so be prepared to be innovative and interactive. 


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The online registration is open

If you want to be a pioneer at the first European emergency medical services congress you can now sign up online for three innovative, enlightening & enjoyable days.
If you register early you’ll benefit from cheaper congress rates, cheaper flights and more hotel options.


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Something to look forward to: EMS Championship

At the congress we will challenge you during the competition EMS Championship. EMS Championship will be a fun, challenging and educational experience for emergency medical personnel.

It will be all about team work, expertise, experience and techniques so start getting your team together and then we will tell you more about the games in the following newsletter.

Social Media

We believe that social media has come to stay, and will become even more important in the professional world of EMS. Therefore be prepared for active and informative discussions on our social media platforms before, during and after the congress.

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