Center for Medical Tourism Research

2013 Conference Call for Papers

 

Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)

www.medicaltourismresearch.org

2013 European Symposium &
4th Annual Medical Tourism Research Conference Information

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**2013 CMTR EUROPEAN MEDICAL TOURISM RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM**

APRIL 26-27, 2013 – HEIDELBERG, GERMANY

Final Schedule Below

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
DR. LASZLO PUCZKÓ, XELLUM CONSULTING LTD.
Laszlo Puczkó is a Managing Director at Xellum Consulting Ltd. and teaches at the Budapest College of Communication and Business in Hungary

Important Note About Registration: Because of limited capacity please email Dr. Vequist (vequist@uiwtx.edu) in order to RSVP and guarantee your participation!

Conference Fees: 50 Euros- due Onsite
Government & Student Fees: 25 Euros- due Onsite
(verification of government/student status required)

Symposium Location:
European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany
Bergstrasse 106
69121 Heidelberg, Germany
See this link for more information: http://www.uiw-heidelberg.eu/5.html

Symposium Chair:
David G. Vequist IV, Ph.D.
Founder/Director – CMTR
www.medicaltourismresearch.org
European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany
Bergstrasse 106
69121 Heidelberg, Germany
Email: vequist@uiwtx.edu

The CMTR will be holding the CMTR European Medical Tourism Research Symposium
April 26-27, 2013 – Heidelberg, Germany.

The CMTR examines business, clinical, economic, ethical, legal, marketing, operational, policy, social justice, and societal impacts of the Medical Tourism, Medical Travel, Dental Tourism, Health Tourism, Wellness Tourism, Fertility Tourism, Transplant Tourism, and Retirement Tourism industries worldwide.

This symposium is open to all interested stakeholders in this emerging global industry.

**Final Schedule Information**

Day 1 Day 2
Times Friday the 26th
Sponsored by:
KHIDI Europe
Saturday the 27th
Sponsored by:
MHTC
8:30 AM Coffee/Juice & Pastries
Sponsored by Ipock Consulting
Coffee/Juice & Pastries
Sponsored by WellnessBooking.com
8:40 AM
8:50 AM
9:00 AM Room 1  - Opening Keynote Address:
"The State of Research on Medical Travel",
David Vequist, Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)
Opening: Thomas Leibrecht, ESC
Introduction: Phillip Kim, KHIDI Europe
Sponsored by KHIDI Europe
Room 1  - Symposium Keynote Address:
"Prevention, Cure or Something in Between? Rethinking Wellness and Medical Tourism Paradigms",
László Puczkó
Opening: Harald Leibrecht, Bundestag- German Parliament
Introduction: Dr. Mary, CEO, MHTC
Sponsored by MHTC
9:10 AM
9:20 AM
9:30 AM
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
10:00 AM
10:10 AM Networking Time/Break
Sponsored by Stackpole & Associates
Networking Time/Break
Sponsored by Bavarian International Health Association
10:20 AM
10:30 AM
10:40 AM
10:50 AM Room - 1 - Ki Nam Jin, "Trend of Medical Tourism in Korea between 2009 and 2011", Department of Health Administration College of Health Science Yonsei University, Korea Room - 2 - Irving Stackpole, "If You Build it, Will they Come?", President, Stackpole & Associates, U.S.A. Room - 1 - Jules Gervais,
"The Rise of Africa in Medical Tourism",
Africa Medical Executives & Medical Tourism Conference, Canada
Room - 2 - Tamas Varhelyi, "The Success of Baños, Ecuador ", Professor/GM, Compudoc Plc., Hungary 
11:00 AM
11:10 AM
11:20 AM
11:30 AM
11:40 AM Break Break
11:50 AM
12:00 PM Room - 1 - Elizabeth Ziemba, "Do you really know who your customer are and what they are saying about you?", JD, MPH, President
Medical Tourism Training, Inc., U.S.A.
Room - 2 - Patrizia Modica & Elisa Scanu, "Day Spa and Pricing Policies in the Wellness Industry", Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Business Studies, University of Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy

Room - 1 - Brian Ipock, CEO, "Social Media & Medical Tourism", Ipock Consulting, U.S.A. Room - 2 - Daniel Luborovic, "Internet Searching & Wellness Tourism", Founder, WellnessBooking.com, Germany
12:10 PM
12:20 PM
12:30 PM
12:40 PM
12:50 PM Poster Room (Poster Presentations by Faculty/Students) - Lunch Break
Sandwiches & Juice
Sponsored by AllMedicalTourism.com
Break
1:00 PM
1:10 PM Room 1  - Closing Keynote Speaker- Dr. Mary Wong Lai Lin,
"Malaysia & Medical Tourism",
CEO, Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC)
Opening: David Vequist, Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)
1:20 PM
1:30 PM
1:40 PM
1:50 PM Room - 1 - Adrian Myram, "Internet Searching & Medical Tourism", COO, AllMedicalTourism.com, U.K. Room - 2 - Robert Gerl, CEO, "Bavaria & Medical Tourism", Bavarian International Health, Germany
2:00 PM
2:10 PM
2:20 PM
2:30 PM
2:40 PM Break
2:50 PM
3:00 PM Room - 1 - Joachim Willms, "Taming Turkey's Hottest Waters - Türkey's planned rise to the global top of thermal tourism", Professor, Tourism Sciences & International Affairs, DIPLOMA University of Applied Sciences, Germany Room - 2 - Jose Moreno, "Impact of household income level in the medical tourist expectations", Assistant Professor, H-E-B School of Business & Administration, UIW, U.S.A.
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
3:30 PM
3:40 PM
3:50 PM Break
4:00 PM
4:10 PM Room - 1 - Markus Frischhut,
"EU cross-border healthcare. Implications for both patients and providers",
Professor & Study Coordinator EU Law, MCI Management Center Innsbruck, Austria
Room - 2 - Nico Dingemans, "Health Cuisine – a new health destination marketing tool", Owner/Founder, Hospitality in Health, The Netherlands 
4:20 PM
4:30 PM
4:40 PM
4:50 PM
5:00 PM Break
5:10 PM
5:20 PM Room 1  - Sponsor Speaker- Mr. Phillip Kim, 
"Korea & Medical Tourism",
(KHIDI Europe), Korea
5:30 PM
5:40 PM
5:50 PM
6:00 PM

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**New Dates Announced for the Conference & the CFP (see below)**

4TH ANNUAL MEDICAL TOURISM RESEARCH CONFERENCE

For 2013, the CMTR's Annual conference will be co-locating with the 4th Annual Meditour Conference (see details at:http://www.meditourexpo.net/) 
September 9th & 10th, 2013 
Anaheim, California, U.S.A. (near the Disneyland resort)

Call for Papers & Posters (CFP) Abstract Information Below

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
TBA

Conference Fees:(see the Meditour registration site: http://www.meditourexpo.net/conference-registration): $495+ (depending on access)
Student Fees (see the Meditour registration site: http://www.meditourexpo.net/conference-registration): $295+ (depending on access)
[Please Note: students may be eligible for scholarships- email Dr. Vequist at vequist@uiwtx.edu for details] (verification of student status is required)

Conference Chair:
David G. Vequist IV, Ph.D.
Founder/Director – CMTR
www.medicaltourismresearch.org
4301 Broadway, CPO #460
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Phone: +1 210 805-5825
Email: vequist@uiwtx.edu

The CMTR will be holding the 4th Annual Medical Tourism Research Conference in September, 2013 at Anaheim, California, U.S.A. (near the Disneyland resort).

The CMTR examines business, clinical, economic, ethical, legal, marketing, operational, policy, social justice, and societal impacts of the Medical Tourism, Medical Travel, Dental Tourism, Health Tourism, Fertility Tourism, Transplant Tourism, and Retirement Tourism industries worldwide.

The conference is open to all interested stakeholders in this emerging global industry.

 

**New Extended Dates for the CFP**

Call for Papers & Poster (CFP) Abstract Information

PAPERS & POSTERS ABSTRACT REQUIREMENTS
Originality: All paper & poster abstracts need to be original pieces of work owned and created by the author(s)

Language/Length: English/Approximately 1,500 words (all sections total)

Paper & Poster Abstract Required Sections: Title, Keywords, Purpose, Methodology, Background, Results, Conclusions, and Citations (prepare to cut and paste into this web-based abstract tool)

Format: Paper & Poster abstracts entries cannot contain diagrams, photographs and/or tables

Note: All paper & poster abstracts will be peer-reviewed

**New Extended Date** Paper & Poster Abstracts are requested by: June 1st, 2013

Notification of acceptance by: June 14th, 2013

Submit Paper & Poster Abstracts here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CMTR2013

 

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