MEDICA 2016-MEDICA Trade Fair

Welcome to MEDICA 2016!
14 - 17 November 2016 in Düsseldorf - Be part of the No.1!

MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. For more than 40 years it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar. In addition to the professional trade fair our "MEDICA Conferences and Forums" have become an integral part of the trade fair: the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE (the largest interdisciplinary forum of Germany), the German Hospital Conference (the leading communication platform for decision-makers in German hospitals), the EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE (EHC) taking place every second year, theMEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE, the MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE and the International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine (DiMiMED).  
Five forums and several special shows on varied medical-technological topics are concisely presented in the halls as an attractive complement to the trade fair.

Partners Exhibit

Booth #E05 - Hall 9


Partners Symposia

Main product categories
  • Electromedicine/ Medical Technology
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Diagnostics
  • Physiotherapy/ Orthopaedic Technology
  • Commodities and Consumer Goods
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Medical Services and Publications

Visitor target groups
  • General practitioners
  • Hospital doctors
  • Hospital managers
  • Hospital nursing staff
  • Hospital technical managers
  • Laboratory managers
  • Medical trade
  • Medical industry
  • Medical assistants (hospital, doctor‘s surgery, laboratory)
  • Cost units

Good to know: 97% of exhibitors expressed extreme satisfaction with the business they achieved and the contacts they made.

International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine

Participant-Military/Bundeswehr€ 75,00 plus 19% VAT
€ 45,00 plus 19% VAT
Industrial Representative
€ 350,00 plus 19% VAT

To Register Click Here

Medica Medicine + Sports Conference

eTickets available from August 2016

Medica Physio Conference Participation Fees

  • MPC 2-day ticket: 99.00 €
  • MPC 2-day ticket reduced: 59.00 €
  • MPC 1-day ticket: 79.00 €
  • MPC 1-day ticket reduced: 39.00 €

eTickets will be available via the MEDICA ticketshop from August 2016.

For general Registration Click Here


» New Operative Techniques in Surgery
» Imaging and Interventional Procedures
» Internal Medicine: Future Technologies and Remote Patient Management
» Diagnostics: Internal Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Toxicology, and Hygiene


The scientific programme of the event‘s final day looks at Diagnostics in Internal Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Toxicology and Hygiene.

Monday, 14 November 2016

New Operative Techniques in Surgery

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Imaging and Interventional Procedures

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Internal Medicine: Future Technologies and Remote Patient Management

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Diagnostics: Internal Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Toxicology and Hygiene


The MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE takes place concurrently with the MEDICA from Monday to Tuesday between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm. Due to the clear scheduling structure, visitors have flexibility in choosing between the different topics and sessions. Three events (sessions) and various courses are offered in parallel each day. A CME certification has already been requested for the sessions; the courses are partly internationally certified.

  • Symposia (90 minutes)
  • Medicine meets technology
  • Courses* (full-day)

The conference of the German Hospital Conference Association (Gesellschaft Deutscher Krankenhaustag DKT) is - along with the specialist trade fair - one of the pillars of MEDICA. The leading communication platform for German clinics is magnet for hospital decision makers, doctors and medical experts from all areas. The Hospital Conference is a forum for information and debate among the different professional groups that are working at hospitals. Numerous lectures about healthcare politics and professional practice at the hospital shed light on current structural and financial challenges for the healtcare inndustry.

The 39. German Hospital Conference takes place alongside MEDICA from 14th (Monday) to 17th (Thursday) November 2016 in Düsseldorf.

Organizer of the German Hospital Conference

GDK - Gesellschaft Deutscher Krankenhaustag mbH

Organisation and Contact:

Congress President:
Dr. Josef Düllings, Paderborn

Dipl.-Volksw. Gerd Norden
Tersteegenstr. 9
40474 Düsseldorf
Tel.: +49 (0)211 454 - 1945
Fax: +49 (0)211 454 - 1914

The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE main objective is the interdisciplinary exchange between international sports medicine experts, professional athletes and sport techies, the sporting goods and healthcare industries. It fosters new exchange formats, new sport medical therapies, and innovative products for prevention, recovery and population health management.


15 - 16 November 2016
Tuesday - Wednesday

Congress Center Düsseldorf Süd
CCD Süd / CCD South

eTickets available from August 2016

Call for Abstracts 2016

It is our pleasure to inform you that the official Call for Abstracts has opened for the 4th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2016 (15-16th of November 2016, Dusseldorf).

Deadline: 1 June 2016!

Focal Topic 2016: Joints and Joint Replacement

Joints need movement. Of which they live. A good body awareness promotes joint-friendly behavior. This also applies to patients with osteoarthritis or joint replacement. Sports, physiotherapy and spiral dynamics provide effective preventive and therapeutic strategies for people who want to claim their joints.

The MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE is organized by Georg Thieme Verlag and FiHH The Fortbildungsinstitut. The conference language is German.

The participation in the MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE is a charged and requires a separate ticket order with registration. The conference ticket includes the visit of the two trade fairs MEDICA and COMPAMED and of all MEDICA / COMPAMED forums.


16 - 17 November 2016
Wednesday + Thursday


Congress Center Düsseldorf Süd
CCD Süd / South

The lectures and workshops 2016

Wednesday, 16 Nov. 2016
  • The potential of musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Therapy instead of surgery: spiral dynamics
  • Assessments in knee and hip osteoarthritis
  • Manual therapy : traction and compression of incipient osteoarthritis
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Thursday, 17 Nov. 2016
  • Update arthroplasty: the "artificial" shoulder, hip and knee joint
  • Pre- and postoperative physiotherapy for patients with hip arthroplasty
  • The role of the M. gluteus minimus for the stability of the hip joint
  • Physical therapy for patients with shoulder joint endoprostheses
  • Stability of the shoulder joint and the role of the shoulder girdle


Contributors and participants are experts -about 200 high-ranking military medical and public health professionals and 50 industrial partners- from related scientific institutes, organisations and companies involved with Emergency, Disaster and Military Medicine & Medical Devices.

It will address a broad field of related topics and provide a platform for international military and civilian experts, disaster & defense policy makers, medical planners and researchers and other military and civilian organizations to exchange their lessons and experiences and to encourage them to strengthen their network.

Please note that the number of participants is limited. We expect around 300 participants from all over the world. If you would like to participate in our DiMiMED Conference 2016, please, complete the online registration form.

The DiMiMED 2016 will be certified by the Nordrheinische Akademie für ärztliche Fort- und Weiterbildung:

November, 15th 2016: 6 credit points (category B)
November, 16th 2016: 3 credit points (category B)

PROGRAM Main Topics

• Medical Challenges in Refugee Crisis
• Infectious Diseases
• Traumatology
• Medical Evacuation Transport
• Mental Health
• Rehabilitation
• Disaster Medicine
​• Simulation

The program for the 4th DiMiMED Conference is coming soon.

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