From August 26 to August 30, 2017 the AMEE 2017 Conference will take place in Helsinki, Finland. Know-Center will attend with a barcamp and a med360 promo-tour.

AMEE is the European regional association of the World Federation for Medical Education and a member of the WFME Executive Council. Over the past decade, AMEE has developed steadily both in size and in the sphere of its activities and is now a worldwide association with members and contacts in over 90 countries. AMEE 2017 is a conference & education networking event for medical and healthcare professionals from around the world.

Know-Center will be represented by Sebastian Dennerlein from the Area Social Computing. In cooperation with Leeds University, he will organize a BarCamp on August 28. The event is called: „BarCamp – a space to think – set the agenda yourself, discuss and explore recent work and topics emerging from the conference” (More information can be found in the program)

Sebastian Dennerlein is also the author of a paper on organizing barcamps, titled: „Raising the BarCamp: international reflections“. It has been published as an Open Access Paper in the AMEE Journal MedEdPublish (Full bibliography: Topps, David, Sebastian Dennerlein, and Tamsin Treasure-Jones. “Raising the BarCamp: international reflections.” MedEdPublish 6 (2017))

Further on, there will be a presentation of the new med360 tools developed by Know-Center. Participants will have the chance to learn more about the tool and experience it as a test-user.

Key facts about the conference:

Date: 26.08.2017-30.08.2017
Location: Messukeskus Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Organizer: AMEE

You can read more about the event and look at the detailed program here.

The session suggestions for the BarCamp can be found here.

press release

AMEE 2017 Conference Program
MedEdPublish Paper
med360 Website