SESAM Newsletter March 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

A warm and sincere hello to you all, with good wishes, at the beginning of Spring.

SESAM Bilbao 2018

We are honoured to invite you to the 24th Annual Meeting that will be held in Bilbao, Spain from June 27-29 under the theme: "Translational Simulation". To discover more about Bilbao please click here.


The SESAM 2018 Annual Meeting will offer a variety of engaging keynote lectures and state-of-the-art sessions, along with a selection of educational workshops. The medical exhibition provides a great opportunity to connect with exhibiting companies and observe the latest products and technology.


Registration is now open and we have an early bird rate, which expires on Wednesday 28th March. For more information about registration costs please click here. Do not miss the chance to attend this unique opportunity to meet with simulation enthusiasts from all over Europe and beyond.


To register for the meeting please click here.


For accommodation, you can find a list of hotels which are within walking distance of the Euskalduna Conference Centre, ranging from 3* to 5*. Please click here for more information. 


Our Lou Oberndorf session's invited speaker this year is Victoria Brazil. She is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Simulation at the Gold Coast Health Service as well as at the Bond University Medical Program.


This year during the General Assembly we are going to vote for our new Vice President and Treasurer. We invite our colleagues who are interested in these positions to send a short bio and a brief summary of their reasons for wishing to work in this role. Please send to


Advances in Simulation


We proudly announce that AIS, the official journal of SESAM, is now indexed in PubMed


AIS provides a forum to share scholarly practice to advance the use of simulation in the context of health and social care.


We kindly invite you to visit the Journal's webpage to read the highly valuable articles relevant to simulation, and to submit your own manuscripts.


SESAM Membership


Finally, we would like to remind you that you can renew your membership at any point during the year and enjoy a rolling year's membership. To read the benefits and to renew your membership please click the link below.


Kind regards,




SESAM President