21st June 2017
to 23rd June 2017
University of Exeter, Brunel Cl, Exeter EX4 4FH, UK

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Please click here to view or download a PDF version of our programmeA hard copy of this programme will be included in delegate bags given to all delegates when they register
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Please click here to view the Conference Booklet ASM 2017, including plenary speak biographies and workshop/intraconference sessions which you can sign up for on the day at the conference.
Please click here to view the Parallel Session Timetable ASM 2017
Please note – both of the above documents will be provided in paper copy in your delegate pack if you are attending the conference.
Please click here to view the Abstracts Book ASM 2017
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Papers relevant to the the AGM 2017, Alumni Auditorium, The Forum, University of Exeter 22 June 2017
AGM 2017 Agenda
Minutes of 2016 AGM
2016 year end financial statement – copy available on request from ASME Office
2016 Annual Report
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2017 Day(s) attending
Non Members

Whole 3 day conference

Wednesday Only

Thursday only

Wednesday and Thursday 

Friday only

Single occ room in Holland Halls

Double occ room in Holland Halls 

Annual Dinner

The deadline for online registration is 12pm Thursday June 15th 
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Click here to download a map of Streatham Campus
Venue Address
University of ExeterStreatham CampusNorthcote HouseExeter EX4 4QJ
Exeter University delegate booklet 
Please click HERE to view or download the Exeter University delegate information booklet. The booklet has information about the different ways of getting to the university, parking, accommodation and has a map of the campus
On foot
The University is within easy walking distance of Exeter city centre. The city centre map below shows the location of the Streatham Campus and the St Luke’s Campus, plus routes between the campuses and Exeter St David’s and Exeter Central train stations, all within walking distance.
By bike
Exeter is a Cycling Demonstration Town and the University is well served with traffic-free cycle routes. You can download the Exeter Cycle map to plan your route from the Cycle Devon website. Cycle parking is available at both campuses. Find out more about the provisions for cyclists at the University sustainability website.
By bus/coach
The Streatham Campus is served by the D and H bus routes. The D bus route includes Digby, St Luke’s Campus, the City Centre and Streatham Campus. The H bus route includes the RD&E hospital, St Luke’s Campus, the City Centre, St David’s station, Cowley Bridge and Streatham Campus.Download the D & H Bus Timetables PDF.National Express coaches (08705 808080) call at Exeter Coach Station. The Coach Station is a short walk to the High Street where you can catch the local D bus which will take you to the Streatham Campus.
By rail
Exeter has two railway stations – Exeter St David’s (main station) and Central. Exeter St David’s Station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the Streatham Campus and taxis are available. The average journey time from London Paddington is 2 hours 30 minutes to Exeter. See Streatham Campus map for the walking route.Use National Rail Enquiries to plan your route. For passenger information telephone 08457 484950.
By taxi
Apple Taxis Exeter (01392 666 666) have a dedicated taxi rank on campus. Apple Taxis have offices at both Exeter St David’s rail station and Exeter International Airport
By car
The M4/M5 links Exeter directly to London, the Midlands, South Wales and the North including Scotland. The average journey time from either London or the Midlands is 3 hours. Download our detailed directions to Streatham Campus by car.Please note that parking on the Streatham Campus is very limited.
Satellite navigation
Use postcode EX4 4QJ
By plane
Direct flights operate into Exeter from Paris, Dublin, Amsterdam, Geneva and airports in the United Kingdom including Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guernsey, Jersey, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich and St Marys.Further information is available from Exeter International Airport website.
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Holland Hall key facts
There are rooms available at the on site Halls of Residence which can be booked when you register for the conference. 
The rate for a single occupancy room is £75.00 per night including breakfast. Rooms are available on Tuesday 20th June, Wednesday 21st June and Thursday 22nd June. 
This popular residence has fabulous views over the Exe valley and high standard en-suite rooms.  
View a virtual tour of the rooms here 

7 minute walk to centre of campus
Television in communal area 
Laundry facilities
Mini shop/vending machines
Bike storage 
Adapted rooms


Tea and coffee making facilities
Small fridges in our en-suite rooms
A safe is available in some accommodation
Free wifi
Hairdryers and alarm clocks available from reception
A television is available in some lounge areas
All of our buildings are non-smoking  

Please click HERE to view or download the Exeter University delegate information booklet. The booklet has information about the different ways of getting to the university, parking, accommodation and has a map of the campus 
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Off Site Accommodation
There are a number of hotels in the area surrounding the University, Please find a selection below. Unfortunately we cannot personally recommend any particular hotel, however you may find the Visit Exeter Website helpful for viewing reviews and contacting the below hotels, and others in the area. 
          Premier Inn – 10 minute walk from venue, located opposite St Davids Station
          Mercure Rougemont – 15-20 minutes walk from venue, located opposite Central Station
          Mercure Southgate – 25 minutes walk from venue. 
          Hotel du Vin – 5 min walk to city centre then serviced by regular buses to the venue.
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To view our Sponsorship and Exhibition brochure please click here 
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{tab Social Events}The Welcome Reception – Wednesday 21st June 2017, 18.00-19.30 

The Welcome Reception will take place in the stunning ballroom at Exeter Castle. Please click HERE to be taken to the Exeter Castle website 
Exeter CastleCastle StreetExeterEX4 3PU
Entry to the welcome reception is included in all Whole Conference registrations and registrations including the Wednesday. 
Drinks and canapes will be served between 18.00-19.30
Annual Dinner – Thursday 22nd June 2017, 19.30-22.30

The annual dinner will take place on the University Campus, in Reed Hall.  
Reed HallUniversity of ExeterStreatham CampusNorthcote HouseExeter EX4 4QJ
You will find Reed Hall marked as number 14 on the Stretham Campus Map
The evening will commence with pre-dinner drinks and nibbles at 19.30 followed at 20.00 with a delicious 3 course gala dinner, inclusive of 2 glasses of wine, or soft drink alternatives.
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The ASME ASM 2017’s theme is ‘Diversity in medical education: about people, for people, by people’
The conference will take place at the University of Exeter, Exeter, UK from 21-23 June 2017.
The programme will include:

Pre and intra conference workshops
Keynote presentations including the Lord Cohen Lecture
Parallel sessions
Poster Sessions
Awarding of the New Researcher Award and the Sir John Ellis Student Prize
Sessions from our Special Interest Groups
Evening events, held at The University of Exeter and Exeter Castle

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Workshop proposal deadlines: 1st November 2016
Abstract submission deadline: 11th January 2017
Early bird registration ends: 1st May 2017
Online registration ends: 12pm Thursday June 15th

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ASME invites submissions for workshops to present at the ASM 2017Deadline for submissions has now passedWorkshops should be designed to encourage lively debates, stimulate the production of new ideas and the discussion of issues.  They should promote and disseminate effective learning and teaching activities in medical and healthcare education through a practice activity and/or interactive based format. Proposals should be designed to attract an audience of a maximum of 40 delegates, to cover more precise topics than the main plenary sessions. 
If your submission is successful you should be prepared to present your workshop at any time during the conference, we cannot guarantee a specific day or time until closer to the conference. Submission Instructions:Complete the online form below. Criteria for evaluation:

Completeness – do we need further details of the submission?
The nature of the workshop – are the objectives clear?
Workshop format – does it include significant opportunity for practice and interactivity?

Review Process:Submissions will be checked for completeness and appropriateness for the criteria.  Proposers will be given feedback about incomplete submissions, and the chance to confirm details if there is time to do so before the deadline for application.  Submissions will be assessed by an assessment panel.  Authors of rejected submissions will be given feedback on why the workshop was not supported.
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Call for Abstracts
Call for abstracts is now CLOSED. 
You are invited to submit abstracts of papers concerned with research and new concepts in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical and healthcare education, for the Annual Scientific Meeting.  One of ASME’s goals is to foster and promote high quality education research and the ASM is an important mechanism in this programme.   There are 2 categories of presentation 1     Oral PresentationThis section is for new ideas and researchers wishing to have a forum to present their work and receive feedback.  The standard format will be to allow 10 minutes for presentation and 7 minutes for comments and feedback. This section will be limited both by quality standards, but also time available, and the assessment panel will award the presentation slots to those submissions of the highest quality.  2      PostersPoster presentations are invited for research and innovations that have not been developed to the completeness required for oral presentation.  There will be an opportunity for presenters to speak about their posters during the programmed poster session.  A poster competition will be held.Guidelines for submissions

Papers may address issues of concern/development at all stages of medical and healthcare education 
The abstract should indicate the main conclusions of the paper
The abstract should not be more than 4000 characters in length (excluding title, authors and references)
You will be given the option to have your paper considered for inclusion in The EDG’s Pick and mix” – innovative, interesting and prize winning work. This session will be a showcase for innovations in learning and teaching in medical education. There will also be an option to have your submission considered for the Special Interest Group Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) session, which explores TEL activity in medical education. Please use the correct selection on the abstract submission form to indicate your preferences.
You must use the abstract form to construct your abstract. 
To download an example abstract, please click here

Abstract Submission Guidance Video
Please view the video below for more information on creating an interesting abstract.

Criteria Quoted references in the paper cited in the abstract should be listed at the end, and the Vancouver reference style should be followed.  A panel of assessors will judge submitted abstracts on the following criteria: 

Validity of the research design
Importance and relevance of content for a national and international audience

Submission Requirements

The abstract submitter will be notified of the decision by mid April 2017
The submitter must be the presenter
 Only 1 presenter may be indicated for each abstract
If your submission is successful, the presenter must join ASME if not already a member
It is essential that the abstract presenter is registered and has paid the registration fee by the close of the Early Bird deadline – 1st May 2017 (or has registered and made arrangements to pay the registration fee prior to arrival) in order to guarantee inclusion in the programme.
Presenters should be available to present at any time during the conference, no preferences for day/time of presentation can be accommodated due to scheduling complexities
Abstracts that are not accepted in the category to which they were originally submitted, will be considered for presentation in other categories as appropriate.  Authors will be informed which category submissions have been accepted in to and given the opportunity to confirm or decline to present.
No amendments will be permitted to your abstract after it has been submitted. 

The ASM organising group may vary formats to create themed sessions which will allow for more discussion of papers that address similar issues.  Abstracts of all accepted presentations will appear in the conference papers for the ASM and on 
Submissions should be received by ASME by 5pm, 11th January 2017.

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