Call for Abstracts

MEI 2015 will address a range of critically important issues and themes relating to Medical/Health Education, Open Health, Open Education, Semantic Web, Medicine 2.0, educational technology and technology enhanced learning.

Plenary speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as numerous oral, poster and workshop presentations.

Key topics of MEI 2015 include, but are not limited to:

  • Educational Theories and contemporary medical education practice
  • Technological Standards & specifications for medical education
  • Scenario Based Learning and Virtual Patients
  • Evolving Pedagogies and Medical Curricula transformations
  • Web2.0 and Social Media in Medical Education – Medicine 2.0
  • Semantic Technologies and Web3.0 in Medical Education – Medicine 3.0
  • Open Health Informatics
  • Open Linked Data for Health Education
  • Open Education in the Life Sciences
  • Collaborative learning and linked learning for Medicine
  • Mobile learning, Pervasive learning & Ubiquitous Computing
  • Game-based learning, Serious games and Virtual Reality in Medicine 
  • Competencies & e-portfolios for students and health professionals
  • Health Portals
  • Simulation and Modelling in Medical Education
  • Ethics, Intellectual Property Rights and Creative Commons

Academics, scientists, clinicians, engineers, computer scientists, researchers, psychologists and managers involved in medical education, as well as, undergraduate and post-graduate medical students are encouraged to submit and present their work in short oral or poster presentations. Abstracts totaling a max of 300 words may be submitted online through the link below:

Abstracts will be published in a booklet edition with ISBN number and will also be available online at PeerJ PrePrints.

Authors of selected conference abstracts will be invited to submit a journal article for review and potential publication in conference’s Special Issue/Collection in PeerJ.