Parallel Sessions

Open call for parallel session submissions

Submission extension | Now closed

DEMEC 2023 Programme

Read the latest programme for the 5th DEMEC conference

Parallel session submissions are encouraged for either in person or virtual presentation.

Select from workshops, symposia / panel discussions. 

Parallel sessions will be run as breakouts over the two-day conference within four breakout tracks taking place on Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM and Tuesday PM. 

The organising committee invites a diverse range of topics for parallel session presentation. Examples of best practice and case studies are encouraged. 

Consider the theme of the conference – “Education in the wider context – the patient, the team and the global community”. 

Parallel sessions will be judged on academic rigour, originality, potential impact, communication, learning and educational 

Submission deadline extension | Monday 10 July
Review completion | Friday 4 August 
Authors notified | delayed until Friday 15 September

DEMEC 2021: Parallel session submissions by theme
DEMEC 2021: Parallel session submissions by theme. 


Workshops will be run as 90 minute in-person or 60 minute virtual sessions. Workshops will not be run as hybrid sessions. 

In-person workshops within Manchester Central are unsuitable for livestreaming or recording due to their interactive nature but the session organisers will be asked to prepare and make ready an upload of the session summary / learning outcomes and associated assets that will be made available on the app post conference.  

Virtual workshop sessions will be livestreamed and recorded for on demand viewing. 

Symposia and panel discussions: 

These will be run as in person (and some may be suitable for livestreaming) and/or virtual. Both will be recorded for on demand viewing.  

About registration 

Session facilitators, moderators, chairs and speakers will all be required to register at the appropriate published in person or virtual rate.  No discounts will apply. 

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