Press Release: AMEE 2022 Plenary speakers and programme announced

AMEE 2022 returns to an in-person and online event

After 50 years of conferences, two of which were entirely virtual, we’re now ready for our first truly hybrid conferences – offering online participants an equitable opportunity, with live streamed plenaries and symposia, but also dedicated sessions where online participants can present to the online audience in their own timezone and network with those attending in person.

Ottawa 2022 and AMEE 2022 are separate events but there’s a discount on the registration fee if you would like to attend both.

Latest Plenary Speakers - AMEE Conference (27-31 August)

Plenary 2: Surgical Sabermetrics: The Future of Intelligent Safety

Steven Yule, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK

Plenary 3: The Personal is political in the struggle for equity in global medical education research and scholarship

Thirusha Naidu, The University of KwaZulu-Natal Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, South Africa

Plenary 4: One way or another: Medical education’s irreconcilable ideology

Lara Varpio, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Maryland, USA

Plenary 5: Lifelong Learning in health – the WHO Academy approach

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General (virtual presentation)
Agnes Buzyn, WHO Academy Executive Director on behalf of the WHO Academy Team
Janusz Janczukowicz, WHO Academy Quality Committee Chair, Medical University of Lodz, Poland

The exciting AMEE programme also includes 28 symposia on a range of issues in health professions education, 24 preconference workshops, 4 ESME courses and one Masterclass, and many short communications, eposters, conference workshops, research papers and a host of other sessions.

Plenary Speakers - Ottawa Conference (26-28 August)

Plenary 1: The Future of Performance Assessment: what has Covid taught us?
Katharine Boursicot, HPAC, Singapore

Plenary 2: What’s right and what’s wrong with assessment, and what can we do about it?
Brian Hodges, Lorelei Lingard, Geoff Norman, Jason Frank, Ronald Harden, Maria Rachid, John Norcini (Modertor)

Plenary 3/AMEE Plenary 1: You Can’t Assess What You Haven’t Defined: Climbing the Evolutionary Mountain of OBE Transformation
William G Spady, International Network for Outcome Based Education (IN4OBE), USA


Competency-Based Assessment
High-Stakes Testing– Does It Do Harm?
Emergency replacements for OSCEs
Programmatic Assessment
Is the OSCE at a critical crossroads?
Research in Assessment
Situation Judgement Tests
Ottawa Consensus Statement: Performance Assessment and Technology in Assessment
Ottawa Consensus Statement: Big Data Research in Assessment and Medical Education

The Ottawa programme also includes a range of in-person and online preconference workshops, and two full days of plenaries, symposia, oral presentations, eposters, workshops, round tables and meet the expert sessions where you can help shape the future of assessment and evaluation in the health professions around the world.

Swapcard is the online platform for both conferences so by setting up your profile you can connect with others who might be struggling with the same issues as you are, or just renew old acquaintances or make new ones.

See the programme, book hotels and register for Ottawa 2022

See the programme, book hotels and register for AMEE 2022

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