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FIA Institute CMO Seminar - Day 2

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Friday, January 6, 2017, In : Conferences, courses & events 

The Christmas and New Year holidays are over and having spent some enjoyable time with the family poncing about, it's time to get back to work. Here is my summary of Day 2 of the FIA Institute Medicine in Motorsport CMO seminar held as part of the FIA AGA in Vienna at the beginning of December.

The first half of the day was composed of an opening speech by Jean Todt (which I missed) and four workshops. After lunch there were five free papers presented followed by the closing speech. After a so...

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FIA Institute CMO Seminar 2016 - Day 1

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, In : Conferences, courses & events 

Two weeks ago I was sitting in an apartment in the middle of the Vienna Naschmarkt, having flown in at 6am that morning from Australia to attend the biennial FIA Institute Medicine in Motorsport Chief Medical Officer's seminar. Traditionally, while there are a handful of exceptions, this is a fairly passive affair consisting of a series of talks and a couple of fairly didactic workshops (SMACC it is not).

Two years ago a small bonfire was lit when Dr Sean Petherbridge (CMO for the Abu Dhabi F...

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FIA Annual General Assembly Istanbul 2012

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Conferences, courses & events 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Last week I went to the FIA Annual General Assembly, which was held in Istanbul, Turkey. It ran for a week and the first day and a half were, for the first time, given over to medical and rescue aspects of motor sports, under the title of Medicine in Motor Sport. And it was pretty good.

Monday morning was a Chief Medical Officers' seminar, which consisted of a report from each of the major FIA categories (F1, WRC, WTCC and WEC) and a...
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