NewcastleGateshead has seen an increase in the number of medical conferences taking place in the city, with a number of high profile events scheduled for the coming months.
July will see the Association for the Study of Medical Education host its Annual Scientific Meeting, with over 600 national and international medical professionals arriving in the city.
September will play host to the European Thyroid Association, the Association for the Study of Obesity, and talks from NuGo, an association of universities and research institutes looking into molecular nutrition and nutrigenomics.
The 17th Anaesthesia, Pain and Critical Care Update, as well as the Multiple System Atrophy Trust’s Health and Care Professionals Study Day both take place in October, while the Federation of Infection Sciences annual conference takes place in November.
Paul Szomoru, director of business events at NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau, says it’s no surprise that NewcastleGateshead is playing host to so many cutting edge academic conferences: “Here at NewcastleGateshead, we’re lucky to be home to many world-leading academics and researchers in various fields of medical sciences, whose dedication and hard work has life-changing impacts all around the world.
“We’re one of six designated UK Science Cities and are home to cutting-edge facilities including the UK’s first biotechnology village…amazing innovations are happening here – for example Newcastle University was recently granted the first license to create a baby with three genetic parents, which will be used to prevent children dying from genetic diseases”
Over the course of 2018 over 3,800 delegates will visit the city for medical events, bringing with them a reputation that will mark NewcastleGateshead out as a leader in the field of academic and medical conferences.