AMEE 2018 Basel
AMEE 2018 Basel- Tips for conference Participants 

We’re delighted that you are considering participating in the AMEE conference. We realise that attending conferences represents a significant investment of time and money, so here are a few tips to help you get maximum value from conference attendance. The tips have been compiled based on experience of the AMEE Secretariat and with some useful additions from previous conference participants.

TIP 1Register early and save money
TIP 2Select the pre-conference workshops and/or course you wish to attend and book early
TIP 3Make sure the pre-conference sessions you wish to attend do not have timing conflicts
TIP 4Note the abstract deadlines if you would like to make a presentation
TIP 5Book your accommodation early to get the best choice
TIP 6: Make your travel arrangements as early as possible to get the best deals 

TIP 7Familiarise yourself with the final programme on the website from mid-July
TIP 8If you have a presentation, check where and when it is scheduled and that you know what is expected of you
TIP 9Read the abstract of any presentation you particularly want to attend 
TIP 10Look at the AMEE website from time to time for conference updates

TIP 11Collect your conference materials from the registration desk as soon as you arrive
TIP 12Familiarise yourself with the layout of the Conference Centre and arrive promptly for sessions
TIP 13Attend the Orientation Session to get a head start
TIP 14It's not possible to do everything... team up with colleagues to cover conflicting sessions
TIP 15'Less is more' - sometimes it's more profitable to stay in one session for the duration rather than moving between sessions
TIP 16The number of places in some workshops is strictly limited, so arrive early to avoid disappointment
TIP 17Evaluate pre-conference and conference workshops on the forms provided in the session 
TIP 18Take advantage of the networking opportunities
TIP 19: Try to formulate at least one take-home message a day and write it down 
TIP 20: Collect handouts wherever possible
TIP 21: Ask for help
TIP 22: Tweet!!
TIP 23: Please keep talking to a minimum during presentations
TIP 24: Please do not disturb other participants by repeatedly taking photos of slides
TIP 25: If you leave during a session, please do so quietly and with as little disruption as possible

TIP 26: Complete the post-conference evaluation form