To provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experience and lessons learned for practitioners and researchers involved in the field of preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters.
To promote international networking between health care professionals in the fields of preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters.
To enhance international research collaboration in the field of emergency and disaster medicine and public health preparedness.
Taking into consideration the current and future potential hazards, the next conference will dedicate special attention to PREPAREDNESS TO CYBER TERRORISM. The conference will include workshops, presentations, round-table discussions and hands-on experiences based on advanced training tools. International renowned keynote speakers will give the main plenary presentations. One of the highlights of the conference will be a regional comprehensive MEGA-Mass Casualty drill that will be conducted in Tel Aviv. The drill will include hospitals, primary care organizations, emergency medical services, public health district office, and interface agencies. The conference participants are invited to participate in the exercise (as observers, evaluators or as "mock casualties") in order to get a first-hand impression.
We hope you will honor us with your presence by joining us in the conference, and we look forward to hosting you in Tel Aviv inJanuary 2014.