Under the Patronage of
His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan
Cabinet Member, Minister of Tolerance

H.E. will officially inaugurate the Ottawa-ICME 2018 on 12th March 2018

Welcome to OTTAWA 2018 & ICME 2018

I invite participants from around the world to the 18th Ottawa Conference in the United Arab Emirates. Over the years the Ottawa Conference has become synonymous with the state of the art in the assessment of

Ronald M. Harden
Co-Founder Ottawa Conferences

competence in medicine and the healthcare professions, bringing together both experts and those new to the area …

International Conference on Medical Education (ICME) was founded by Riphah International University as a biennially event in 2009 to provide a credible platform for interaction between world

Hassan M. Khan
Founder International Conference on Medical Education

leading Medical Educationalists and those from countries on the path of introducing reforms in Medical Education in their…

Welcome to the modern city of Abu Dhabi where East and West unite. It is a privilege and honour for us to organize Joint Conference Ottawa 2018 – ICME 2018. This is a unique opportunity to attend two leading

Masood Anwar
Chairman Organizing Committee

conferences in one registration. An International Advisory Committee of experienced educationalists from all over the globe will …

Ian Hart Award For Innovation In Medical Education – Apply Now !
$ 4,000 PLUS Free Registration To The Ottawa Conference.

Submissions are invited for the Ian Hart Award for Innovation in Medical Education from individuals working in the field of medical education. The award is in memory of the late Ian Ritchie Hart and has been established to recognise an individual who has made an exceptional contribution to undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing medical education at a local, national, regional or international level. The award winner will have demonstrated the creativity, diligence, agility and leadership necessary to significantly advance the field of medical education. The individual will have demonstrated their achievements through their contributions to curriculum planning, teaching and learning, assessment, education management or some other aspect of medical education. The award will be made biennially and the first award will be presented at the 18th Ottawa Conference in Abu Dhabi in March 2018.

The award winner will be selected from the applications received by an international panel of leaders in medical education. Individuals under consideration for the award can be nominated or be self-nominated.

  • There should be a letter of support from a sponsor.
  • Applications should be submitted using the application form no later than Thursday 7th December 2017.
  • The award winner will be notified on Monday 8th January 2018.

Pre-Conference Courses

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the world renowned pre-conference courses taking place on March 10 & 11, 2018. Limited seats available

Pre-Conference workshops

More than 30 PCWs will run parallely on March 10 & 11, 2018. Reserve your seats now. Limited seats available.

What The Experts Say

An opportunity to listen to and discuss with the leading experts on some of the hot topics in Health Profession Education.


The joint conferences program include more than 10 Symposia under the streams of OTTAWA 2018 and ICME 2018.

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Earn CME Hours

Continued Medical Education (CME) accreditation for the conference is being sought through UAE and internationally recognized accrediting bodies.

Abu Dhabi,where culture and traditions
meet fast-growing development & technology

Abu Dhabi is one of the most modern cities in the world and the largest of all seven emirates of UAE.
The architecture of its contemporary buildings is the finest in the region. Parks, relaxing white sand beaches, urbane sky-scrapers, advanced infrastructure, luxury hotels and shopping malls, scuba diving & fishing excursions and innovative events’ centers & venues provide visitors a unique experience every time.
Indulge in the rich flavored cuisine, discover the old markets or enjoy an exciting desert safari – there is always something for everyone in Abu Dhabi.

Conferences Highlights

• Pre-conference Workshops
• Pre-conference Courses
• Conference Workshops
• Plenary Sessions
• Symposia
• Oral & Poster Research Papers presentations
• Exhibition


10-Mar-18 Pre-conference workshops/ courses Day 1
11-Mar-18 Pre-conference workshops/ courses Day 2
11-Mar-18 Opening Ceremony of Joint Conference and Exhibition,
and reception
12-Mar-18 Start of Joint Conference Proceedings



OTTAWA – ICME 2018 joint conference is taking place in Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center (ADNEC)

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