Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress 2009
29 – 30 June, Fairmont Hotel Singapore

/EIN News/ 12 May 2009

Informa Life Sciences’ “Healthcare Travel Congress” Provides Platform for Global Network Partnerships and Robust Alliances
June 29-30, 2009, Fairmont Hotel, Singapore —

Singapore – May 11, 2009 – Informa Life Sciences, a leading conference organizer and publisher in the life sciences and medical industry, will present the “Healthcare Travel Congress” (, June 29-30, 2009, Fairmont Hotel, Singapore. This event provides a global business platform for providers, medical travel professionals and other stakeholders to network and establish new partnerships with key decision makers from around the world.

The Congress features more than 30 speakers from leading hospitals, clinics, government, accreditation bodies and healthcare facilitators across the globe, plus more than 10 leading healthcare travel case studies. Interactive panel discussions between key players in the healthcare travel value chain, dedicated streams on healthcare marketing and patient care, interactive workshops on legal liabilities and healthcare marketing, and a dedicated healthcare travel exhibition are designed to educate, inform and entertain attendees.
Feature a strong speaker faculty of CEOs and industry luminaries, including:
– Tan Ser Kiat, Group CEO, Singhealth, Singapore
– Tyrone Goh, M.D., executive director, National Healthcare Group, Singapore
– Brent Phillips, international administrator, Mayo Clinic, United States
– Kamaljeet Singh Gill, chief marketing officer, Corporate Marketing (Global) Parkway Group Healthcare, Pte Ltd, Singapore
– Ayesha Abdullah, M.D., CEO, Dubai Healthcare City, United Arab Emirates
– Surapong Ambhanwong, M.D., chief medical and international business officer, Phyathai Hospitals Group, Thailand
– Vishal Bali, CEO, Wockhardt Hospitals Group, India
– Jorge Cortes, M.D., Rodriguez medical director, Hospital Clinica Biblica, Costa Rica
– Anil Maini, president, Corporate Strategy, Apollo Hospitals Group, India
– Josef Woodman, author, Patients Without Borders, United States
– Jason Yap, M.D., director of Marketing, Raffles Medical Group, Singapore
– Wu Ming Yen, CEO, Taiwan Task Force for Medical Travel, Taiwan
– Nellie Yeo, consultant, Joint Commission International and chief quality officer, National Healthcare Group, Singapore
– Claudia Mika, M.D., president, Telemedicine for the Mobile Society (TEMOS), Germany
– Ming-Keng Toh, M.D., head of Medical Services, Asia Medical Protection Society, United Kingdom
– Steve Green, M.D., director, Trent Acceditation, United Kingdom
– Ruben Toral, president, International Medical Travel Association, Thailand, and founder, Mednet Asia
– Zahid Hamid, managing director, Euromedical Tours, United Kingdom
– John Linss, CEO, Medicaview International, United States
– Wouter Hoeberechts, CEO, Worldmed Assist, United States
– Philipe Barrault, M.D., group managing director, Asia International SOS, Singapore
– Sanjiv Malik, secretary, Health Media Centre, India

The Congress will also feature:
– Travel Day — June 29, 2009: An introduction to healthcare travel designed specifically for travel agents, hotels, and medical spas
– Health Insurance Conference — June 29-30, 2009
– Consumer Healthcare Summit — June 28, 2009
– Healthcare Travel Exhibition — June 28-30, 2009, featuring Patrick Marsek, managing director of Med Retreat (U.S.), and Kenneth Mays, director of marketing, Bumrungrad International (Thailand).

For more details on the conferences and exhibition located at Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress 2009, contact:
Gail Lim; Tel: +65 6835 5160; [email protected]