War and Disaster Medicine Conference 2018

The annual War and Disaster Medicine Conference will take place in Tartu conference centre Dorpat on 29-30 NOV 2018.

Conference schedule

Participation fees:

Registration before 01.11.2018
– students 1 day 25€ / 2 days 40€
– regular 1 day 40€ / 2 days 60€

Registration after 01.11.2018
– students 1 day 35€ / 2 days 60€
– regular 1 day 50€ / 2 days 80€



Kontroll / Verification

THURSDAY 29.11.2018
10.00-10.10 Opening remarks
10.10-11.00 Brigadier/Professor TJ Hodgetts Leadership in crisis UK
11.00-11.30 Pieter van Wyk Military surgical training in South African trauma units Sweden/RSA
11.30.-12.00 Sérgio Faria Baptista Teamwork in trauma Portugal
12.00-13.00 LUNCH
13.00-13.25 Anders Holtan Trauma; shock, coagulopathy and damage control resuscitation Norway
13.25-13.55 Professor Peep Talving Extremity Vascular Injuries: Damage Control Strategies Estonia
13.55-14.20 Major Joris B. Ragaisis Aeromedical evacuation of a patient with multiple pathology: case report. Lithuania
14.20-14.50 COFFEE BREAK
14.50-15.15 Professor Maeyane Stephens Moeng Mass Casualty Preparedness in Johannesburg, South Africa RSA
15.15-15.40 Associated professor Louis Riddez Red Cross Humanitarian Missions: My Experience Sweden
15.40-16.00 Raido Paasma EDRT – Estonian Disaster Relief Team Estonia
FRIDAY 30.11.2018
10.00-10.45 colonel Risto Lumi Hybrid Warfare in Donbass Estonia
10.45-11.15 John Quinn, Patrick Chellew Military-Civilian Interface in war and disaster: past and the future. US
11.15-11.35 Brigadier/Professor TJ Hodgetts Improving public response to deliberate attacks UK
11.35-12.05 Capten Kuldar-Valdo Karula Medical Service of Estonian Defence Forces in the Independence War (1918-20) Estonia
12.05-13.05 LUNCH
13.05-13.25 Martin Kadai Provision of Health Service During Crisis in Estonia Estonia
13.25-13.45 Major Indrek Olveti Staff Medic – A Challenge for Medic or Staff Estonia
13.45-14.15 Carol Iddins RTriage and treatment for radiation injuries and ilnnesses USA
14.15-14.45 COFFEE BREAK
14.45-15.15 Linda Sonesson PhD Design of blended learning for civilian and military trauma care Sweden
15.15-15.35 Priido Linntam Doctor’s Observations: Hospital Exercise (Hospex), UK Estonia
15.35-15.55  First lieutenant Joosep Parts Coping with a Colleague’s Death: NATO Peacekeepers in Afganistan Estonia
15.55 KClosing remarks


For additional information contact wdmc[at]mil.ee or by phone +372 717 6474 / +372 717 6473