Associations World Congress & Expo

5 – 9 July 2021 Online: Live & On-Demand Congress

Education Programme

Key elements of the programme are detailed below, and a more detailed programme will be published in coming weeks.

Sunday 13 June (Pre-Congress Day)

Medical Associations Meeting

Open to: Executives from medical associations (included in Full Delegate Pass)

By popular demand, this important meeting will be extended into nearly a full day prior to the main congress.  Themes will include successful sponsorship; medical association education; advocacy and campaigning; public outreach and many more focussed topics.  

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Monday 14 June 

Association Leaders' Forum

Open to: Association Leaders, Executive Heads and Directors

Exclusively for Executive Heads and Directors, this established element of the congress has been extended as part of the main two day programme. These sessions are by invitation only, to encourage open discussion and sharing of ideas amongst the most senior level executives. Ample time will be built into the sessions to allow for discussion of the key topics and sharing best practice. 

Events Strategy Forum

Open to: Association Event Strategists (Directors & Heads of Department)

Designed for those heading up events team or those taking responsibility for major congresses, this forum explores the strategic elements behind planning and staging successful events. Inspiring speakers will bring new ideas and case studies about their innovations to the forum to help you review and refresh your events portfolio. This key area will be featured over the two days of the congress.  

Streams

Four streams covering topics on development, education, events and membership.

  • Online Events Technology

  • Membership

  • Marketing & Communications

  • Professional Development & Education

Open to: All delegates

Association Success Stories

Open to: All associaton delegates

An introduction of detailed case studies with full details in a publication and available to take away.

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Tuesday 15 June 

Expert Briefings

Open to: All delegates

A series of short presentations by experts on a business-related project or activiity followed by a discussion in a small group (20 mins)  

Association Leaders' Forum

Open to: Association Leaders, Executive Heads and Directors

Exclusively for Executive Heads and Directors, this established element of the congress has been extended as part of the main two day programme. These sessions are by invitation only, to encourage open discussion and sharing of ideas amongst the most senior level executives. Ample time will be built into the sessions to allow for discussion of the key topics and sharing best practice. 

Events Strategy Forum

Open to: Association Event Strategists (Directors & Heads of Department)

Designed for those heading up events team or those taking responsibility for major congresses, this forum explores the strategic elements behind planning and staging successful events. Inspiring speakers will bring new ideas and case studies about their innovations to the forum to help you review and refresh your events portfolio. This key area will be featured over the two days of the congress.  

Streams

Four streams covering topics on development, education, events and membership.

  • Online Events Technology

  • Membership

  • Marketing & Communications

  • Professional Development & Education

Open to: All delegates

View Agenda >>

Wednesday 16 June

Destination Day

To attend the day you need to have an event in-mind to bring to Cascais/Estoril and select this option when you register for the congress. Your request will be considered by the host destination and you will be contact directly by them.