April 16-19: Bouira, Algeria: Exercise with the French Civil Protection Field Hospital.
Dec 13, Rotterdam, NL: Symposium on surgical care for victims of terror attacks.
Nov 2nd, Utrecht, NL: Symposium on surgical care for victims of terror attacks.
Oct 11th, Leiden, NL: Terror preparedness presentation for the Dutch Trauma Center West.
Oct 7th, The Hague: Attendance of the `Large Scale Multidisciplinary Extreme Violence Exercise` by Dutch Emergency services.
Sep 27-28th, Shrivenham, UK: The Threat Awareness Workshop delivered by the British Defence Academy, a course on weapon hardware knowledge as relevant for clinicians.
March 5-8: Misrata, Libya: instructor for the HEST (Hostile Environment Surgical Training) course of the David Nott Foundation.
Febr 21-23: Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Global Mentor Induction Workshop.
Nov 13-17th, Manchester, UK: Instructor at the STAE course (Surgical Training for the Austere Environment) of the Royal College of Surgeons: active hands-on training on cadavers for surgeons, dealing with penetrating and blast injury, teaching life and limb saving procedures.
Jan 14-17: Tel Aviv, Israel: IPRED V (International Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters): keynote lecture and presentation.
Jan 11-12: Bristol, UK: Orthopaedic Trauma Society, with presentation.
Oct 18th, Manchester, UK: Presentation for the Manchester Medical Society on different aspects of humanitarian surgical projects.
Nov 4th, Utrecht: Attending the Mass Casualty Exercise in the Major Incident Hospital Utrecht.
Nov 29th – Dec 1st, Paris: Chairing the international terror preparedness conference.
Dec 6th-8th, Lausanne: Major Incident Medical Management and Support course.