Thursday, October 10, 2013

European Telemedicine Conference - A map of telemedicine that works

The first annual European Telemedicine Conference (ETC) combines the efforts of several leading European Healthcare Organisations into one powerful event.

In 2013, the ETC incorporates the annual Scottish Centre for Telemedicine and Telecare Conference with the UPMC International Telemedicine Conference. This collaboration also draws on the strengths of its other partners to produce a vibrant local event with rich international appeal.
  • Join leading healthcare delivery organisations, governmental leaders, clinicians, researchers and university faculty from around the world to: Understand how telemedicine is working to deliver improved care
  • Evaluate clinical applications of telemedicine 
  • Assess the sustainability of projects 
  • Learn how research will be translated into real improvements in the delivery of healthcare 
  • What infrastructure is needed to enable cost-effective telehealth delivery
Q. What are the Conference dates?
A. 29-30 October 2013

Q. Where will the Conference be held?
A. The Assembly Rooms Edinburgh 54 George Street Edinburgh EH2 2LR Scotland

Q. Is there an age limit at the European Telemedicine Conference?
A. Yes, all registrants (including spouses or guests) must be 18 years of age or older to attend the European Telemedicine Conference.

Q. Do I need to be registered for the Conference before I can book my hotel at the European Telemedicine Conference rate?
A. Yes. Special rates at the George Hotel are available for the European Telemedicine Conference delegates. You can benefit from the special offer and book your accommodation via the Conference registration website.

 Q. How is the weather in Edinburgh in October?
A. In October, the average temperature is 10°C.

Q. What kind of currency do I use?
A. The pound sterling (GBP) is the official currency of Scotland. An online converter is available at

Q. Do I need a visa to enter Scotland?
A. All Nationals from the EU countries, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein do not require a visa to enter. You need to hold a valid passport. For more information on visa requirements for the United Kingdom please consult the UK Border Agency website:

Q. What is the attire for the Conference?
A. Business

In 2014, Italy will host the ETC, and in 2015, in Denmark.