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The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) has conducted an international emergency medicine meeting in the Mediterranean region every odd year since 2001. In this 9th iteration, they have partnered with GREAT – The Global Research on Acute Conditions Team and the Mediterranean Academy of Emergency Medicine (MEMC) to organize MEMC-GREAT 2017.

The objective of MEMC-GREAT 2017 Joint Congresses is to develop emergency medicine physicians across the Mediterranean basin by supporting EM pioneers and leaders, endorsing proper standards, providing training and education in emergency medicine, as well as promoting proper access and services for emergency patients around the “Big Blue.”



Wednesday, 6 September – Sunday, 10 September 2017


Where is the Congress?

MEMC-GREAT 2017 is headquartered and all sessions will take place at the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Lisbon, Portugal.


Who is the keynote presenter?

Professor Lee Alan Wallis is Head of Emergency Medicine for the Western Cape Government, and Professor and Head of the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Cape Town and also at Stellenbosch University. Find out more about Professor Lee Alan Wallis.


When will faculty be selected?

The Scientific Committee is reviewing proposals from dozens of physicians world-wide. Formal invitations will be sent in May, 2017.


Who is speaking?

Visit the speakers page to view confirmed presenters.


Will faculty have to register for the Congress?

Yes, as a speaker you will be required to register and pay the registration fee. There will be no waiver of registration fees. Register for the Congress


Are faculty hotel guest rooms provided?

Speakers/faculty are encouraged to stay at the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon. A special MEMC-GREAT group rate has been established. Be sure to book your room early in order to take advantage of these special rates. Group rates are based on availability only. MEMC staff are unable to book hotel rooms for any speakers/faculty. Book your hotel room.


What sponsorship opportunities are available?

MEMC-GREAT 2017 offers companies a unique opportunity to promote your products to the emergency medicine practitioners. It will also be an excellent platform for anyone interested in supporting the development of international emergency medicine. View the sponsorship opportunities prospectus.


More Information

Have additional questions or need more information about the MEMC-GREAT 2017 Joint Congresses? Please email: or call +01-800-884-2236/+01-414-276-7390 or go to the official Congress website:


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