Frequently asked questions

Read the answers to the common questions on the conference.

Why attend?

The medical education conference is a real opportunity for you to update your knowledge and enhance your competence in the field of education.

Where is the conference held?

Campus of the Libyan International Medical University, Kairawan, street, Benghazi, Libya

How can I register to attend?

You can register online on site at mec.org.ly or in person at LIMU.

What type of presentation I can share in?

You can submit to present in several categories – oral presentations, preconference workshops, posters, Medical education Park (MedEd Park).

Who should attend?

  • Teaching staff.
  • Health Professional Students
  • Educational policy makers.
  • Presidents & vice-presidents of universities.
  • Deans/ vice deans of medical faculties and allied faculties.
  • HP educationists.

What are the differences between the types of sessions?

poster presentation, or facilitated poster session, is when the authors of the posters present their findings. They are in groups, divided by theme, of up to 12 presenters. These group sessions last for 90 minutes, and are facilitated by a faculty member. Each presentations lasts for 5 minutes, with 2-3 minutes for questions after. Once a presentation is finished, you move on to the next poster in that grouping.

An oral presentation is a group of up to 6 individual presenters that have been grouped together based on theme and / or topic. Research papers are allowed 15 minutes to present, and 5 minutes for questions. Experts’ lectures are for 25 minutes.

workshop is a 120 minute activity. The presentation is highly interactive & motivating with hands-on participation.

MedEd Park:  this is a free space for informal presentations. You can express your view on medical education in whatever format you like.

I'm an exhibitor. How can I register?

Online registration for exhibit booths and personnel begins 1st of November, 2021.

What are the fees to attend the conference?

– LYD for participants, – LYD for attending the main conference & – LYD for each workshop.

 

What does my registration fee include?

In addition to attending the main conference, your fee covers the certificate, coffee breaks, snacks and lunch box.

What is the conference program?

The final conference program will be released online on 20th of November, 2022. Meanwhile, check the provisional program

What should I wear?

Business casual attire, with layers (it may be chilly or warm inside one of the presentations), and comfortable shoes.

Will I receive a digital certificate of attendance?

Yes. Names will appear exactly as they appear in your filled registration form.

Are workshops included in conference registration?

You can register in each separately. The conference & the workshops each have their own fees, All workshops, oral presentations and poster presentations are first come, first served.