AMEE 2020

Glasgow is Scotland's largest city renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people.  It is the gateway to the Trossachs, the beautiful West Coast andthe Highlands of Scotland. The city offers a blend of internationally-acclaimed museums and galleries, stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, fantastic shopping and a diverse array of restaurants and bars. The centrally-located Scottish Exhibition Centre (SEC), location for the Conference, is within a short walk of many hotels.



  • 4-6 September - European Board of Medical Assessors Conference
  • 5-6 September - 3rd International Summit on Competency Based Medical Education; ESME Courses; Pre-Conference Workshops
  • 6 September - Conference opening and first plenary (1700hrs)
  • 7-9 September - Plenaries; Symposia; Research Papers; Doctoral Reports; Short Communications; Posters; ePosters; Workshops (conference closes at 1245hrs

Conference Themes

The wide range of sessions is designed to interest all involved in health professions education across the continuum from undergraduate through postgraduate to CPD.  As well as sessions on assessment, curriculum planning, teaching and learning, management and faculty development.

Specific themes include:

  • Medical Education in 2020 - have our predictions at AMEE 2000 been achieved?
  • A paradigm shift in medical education - where are we going?
  • The changing roles of the teacher - how far have we come?
  • What can we learn from failure?
  • Introducing sustainable health care into health professions curricula
  • Experience a Medical Education Escape Room

Deadline Dates

  • PCW and Symposia abstracts due: 30 September 2019
  • Registration and abstract submission opens: November 2019
  • Research paper abstracts due: 5 December 2019
  • Doctoral report abstracts due: 14 December 2019
  • All other abstracts due: 6 February 2020
  • Earlybird registration ends: 25 May 2020

Supported by

AMEE 2020 is supported by:

  • Visit Scotland
  • Glasgow Convention Bureau
  • University of Glasgow | College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences

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