International preparedness& response to emergencies and disasters (IPRED II)

Venue: David International Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel

Location: Tel-Aviv, Israel

Event Date/Time: Jan 15, 2012 End Date/Time: Jan 19, 2012
Registration Date: Jan 12, 2012
Early Registration Date: Oct 05, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 15, 2011
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Conference Aims:
1. 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.
2. To promote international networking between health care professionals in the fields of preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters.
3. To enhance international research collaboration in the field of emergency and disaster medicine and public health preparedness.

The IPRED scientific committee invites professionals interested in the various aspects of preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at the conference. Proposals for oral or poster presentations are welcome. Please submit your abstracts through the IPRED web-site.
Venue: David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel

Dates: Sunday - Thursday, January 15-19, 2012
The conference official language is English

Registration fees: Early bird full conference pass up to October 20, 2011: $450
Regular fees full conference pass after October 20, 2011: $500
A 1-Day Conference pass (registered by October 20:$150, after October 20: $165)
Student's registration fees: $250
Group rate (above 10 persons): 15% discount
Gala Dinner Tuesday January 17, 2012: $90 for accompanying persons
Full registration pass also includes one of the two suggested
complimentary sightseeing tours on Thursday January 19, 2012:
1) Jerusalem or 2) Northern Israel

Accomodation: for list of hotels & details please refer to the accomodation section, separate icon.
All prices are per night and include Breakfast.

Hospitality & Registration desk will be open on:
Sunday January 15 2012 from noon to 17:00
Monday – Tuesday January 16-17, 2012: between 08:00 – 18:00
Name tags and conference material will be handed out at the hospitality desk

Kaleidoscope Ltd, 96 Oshiskin Street, Tel Aviv 63031, Israel
Tel: +972-3-6041777 Fax: +972-3-6048473 Cell: +972-547706004


Additional Information

Exhibitors & Sponsorships The Second International Conference on Preparedness & Response to Emergencies & Disasters of Health care systems We are pleased to announce that a professional and industrial exhibition will take place during the above conference. Its location will be integrated with the main conference area and we are therefore inviting you to take active part at this special event and assist you in maximizing the exposure of your products and services to top decision makers. Following the success of the first IPRED conference that was conducted in January 2010 with more than 700 participants from 35 countries; we anticipate a higher number of participants worldwide to take part at the Second Conference. For your convenience we enclose herewith the essential conference background information. Kindly be advised that submitting an application form does not automatically provide approval to exhibit. Deadline for submitting registration form: August 15 2011. A formal confirmation letter will be issued by the Organizing Committee no later than October24, 2011. Main themes of the conference: Preparedness and response to emergencies & disasters Lessons learned from mass casualty events & emergencies Public behavior, risk communication & mental health during and following emergencies Training personnel for managing emergencies Interface relations & collaboration between emergency agencies Risk assessment & surveillance systems for identifying potential threats on public health Roles of international & national agencies in disaster medicine Language of the Conference: English Conference official Website: Expected participants: Based on our experience from IPRED I, the following professionals are expected to attend: Participants from the civilian and military domains, government and non-governmental agencies involved in the delivery of health care, and interface agencies involved in preparedness and response for emergencies and disasters. Professionals who would benefit from the conference are amongst others: physicians, nurses, Emergency Medical Services personnel, administrative personnel, police, environmental protection agencies and rescue and fire services. The conference program will include: Renowned international keynote speakers, plenary sessions; paper presentation; panel discussions; workshops; poster presentations; relevant professional exhibitions; networking sessions as well as a regional large-scale drill planned by the Ministry of Health and Home Front Command, in which the participants will be involved, as observers or evaluators.