07 OCT 2021 (GMT+3)

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Opening Ceremony

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Session 1. Through a crystal ball gazing
Chair: Prof. Trevor Gibbs (Wirral,UK)

1:30 PM – 1:50 PM

Student selection for 2030

Prof. Wolfgang Hampe

Hamburg, German

1:50 PM – 2:10 PM

Teaching and learning for 2030

Prof. James Pickering

Leeds, UK

2:10 PM – 2:30 PM

Assessment for 2030

Prof. Richard Fuller

Liverpool, UK

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM 

Panel Discussion

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM 


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Session 2. Short Communications

Chair: Prof. Andrea Tamás

The delivery of learning outcomes in Hungarian medical schools according to teachers and students

Zsuzsanna Varga
Pécs, Hungary

Forced transformation along with purposeful innovation during the pandemic. Online clinical skills teaching/learning: students’ reported experiences beyond the formal institutional evaluation process

Athanasia Printza
Thessaloniki, Greece

Physical Activity of Students during Online Studies at Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine

Ruta Dadeliene
Vilnius, Lithuania

Relations between student engagement, academic achievement, and student burnout among medical students

Boróka Gács

Pécs, Hungary

The role of demostrator students at “peacetime” and at “COVID times” in teaching internal medicine

Gergő A. Molnár
Pécs, Hungary

Experience of David Tvildiani Medical University in Assessment of Clinical Competencies during Emergency Remote Learning

Paata Tsagareisvili
Tbilisi, Georgia

4:00 PM - 4:10


4:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Session 3. Invited presentation

Chair: Prof. Trevor Gibbs (Wirral,UK)

4:10 PM – 4:40 PM 

Has the Covid pandemic brought about real change or will we return to the old normal? 

Prof. Olle ten Cate

Utrecht, The Netherlands

4:40 PM – 5:10 PM
Session 4. What lessons for the future can we take from today?

Chair: Prof. Algirdas Utkus (Vilnius, Lithuania)

4:40 PM – 5:10 PM


Prof. Vaiva Hendrixson

Vilnius, Lithuania

08 OCT 2021 (GMT+3)

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Session 1. Medical Research and the Medical School: a Necessary Partnership or an Uncomfortable Presence?

Chair: Prof. Natalja Fatkulina (Vilnius, Lithuania)

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM

Why research should be a key feature of medical schools?

Prof. Rolf-Detlev Treede

Mannheim, Germany

1:20 PM – 1:40 PM

Is it research or scholarship?

Prof. Susan van Schalkwyk

Cape Town, South Africa

1:40 PM – 2:00 PM

Extracurricular activity of students at the University of Pécs Medical School

Dr. Andrea Tamás

Pécs, Hungary

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM 

Panel Discussion

2:15 PM – 2:25 PM 


2:25 PM – 3:25 PM
Session 2. Short Communications

Chair: Prof. Harm Peters (Berlin (Germany)

Share of international medical students at Vilnius University by geographical origin: trends and perspectives

Birute Tumiene
Vilnius, Lithuania

Influence of video-based trunk stabilizing exercises accompanied by GP’s online consultation in patients with subacute and chronic low back pain

Derstadt Florian
Essen, Germany

Students’ Attitudes and Teachers’ Readiness to Write and Assess Academic Assignments

Ilia Nadareishvili
Tbilisi, Georgia

The Enhancement of Undergraduate Teaching Assistants' Language Skills and Teaching Methodology: An Effective Transition to Online Workshops as a Response to COVID-19

Timea Németh
Pécs, Hungary

3:25 PM - 3:30 PM

Training of final year residents in the era of COVID-19 as a way to increase satisfaction and competence

Ildar Lutfarakhmanov

Ufa, Russia

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Session 3. Invited presentation 

Chair: Prof. Nebojsa Lalic (Belgrade, Serbia)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Revisiting the importance of Ethics in research 

Prof. Mariette van den Hoven

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Session 4. What lessons for the future can we take from today?

Chair: Prof. Algirdas Utkus (Vilnius, Lithuania)

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM


Prof. Dalius Jatužis

Vilnius, Lithuania

4:30 PM – 4:40 PM 


4:40 PM – 6:00 PM 

General Assembly

09 OCT 2021 (GMT+3)

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Session 1. At the end of the day, it’s all about the patient

Prof. Dr. Janusz Janczukowicz (Lodz, Poland)

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Patients as partners and educators 

Prof. John Wass

Oxford, UK

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM

Patient Safety 

Dr. Ioannis Ilias

Athens, Greece

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM  

The patient of the future

Assoc. prof. Lina Zabuliene

Vilnius, Lithuania

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Panel Discussion

11:15 AM – 11:25 AM


11:25 PM – 12:25 PM
Session 2. Short Communications

Chair: Prof. Algirdas Utkus

Levelling the Gap: Academic Learning During COVID-19 International HPB Surgery Journal Club Concept

Aiste Kielaite-Gulla
Vilnius, Lithuania

Clinical oncology module for the ESTRO core curriculum

Yannick G. Eller
Dundee, UK

Simulation training of the present, simulation training of the future in continuing medical education

Nataliia Lopina
Kharkiv, Ukraine

Implementation of Lay Simulated Patients in Teaching at the University of Pécs Medical School, Hungary

Aniko Hambuch
Pécs, Hungary

The implementation of an undergraduate teaching assistant programme in Languages for Healthcare Purposes classes

Gabriella Hild
Pécs, Hungary

Curriculum reform to meet modern-day needs in medical education

Josanne Vassallo

Ibrag Malta

12:25 PM - 12:30 PM


12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Session 3. Invited presentation

Chair: Dr. Janusz Janczukowicz (Lodz, Poland)

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

What is it like to be a patient

Peggy Maguire

Dublin, Ireland

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM
Session 4. What lessons for the future can we take from today?
Prof. Algirdas Utkus (Vilnius, Lithuania)

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM


Prof. Harm Peters
Amse president

1:20 PM - 1:30 PM

Closing Ceremony