Delegate & Accommodation Registration Now Open    |    Last Date for Receipt of Abstracts : 31st March, 2018    |    Intimation of Paper Acceptance before : 30th April, 2018    |    Last Date for Submission of Full Papers : 1st July, 2018


Pre-Congress workshops
Pre-congress workshops will be held on August 22 – 23, 2018. Each workshop will be for a total of nine hours with 3 sessions each. There will be separate registration for these workshops. Limited seats will be available and participants should register early enough for the workshop on the desired topic/theme. The workshops will be on the themes given below.

  1. Medical Education – Prime team
  2. Saline Solution – Training of Trainers – IHS team
  3. Mental Health (Christian perspective and Christian response) Professor Kuruvilla George
  4. Working with Neighbours – Yet to be decided
  5. Disability and Health Care – Yet to be decided

Breakout sessions – Students congress
There will be opportunities for delegates to present papers and share experiences in breakout sessions. The topics will be under different themes, which will be announced soon. Abstracts should be send as per details given in the Abstract section and you will be intimated regarding acceptance of the same.

Poster Presentations – Students Congress
Students are encouraged to present poster on different themes and topics. Abstracts of the presentation should be submitted according to the abstract guideline. Acceptance will be notified to the selected presenters.

Breakout sessions – Main Congress
There will be opportunities for delegates to present papers and share experiences in breakout sessions. The topics will be under different themes, which will be announced soon. Abstracts should be send as per details given in the Abstract section and you will be intimated regarding acceptance of the same.

Poster Presentations – Main Congress
There will be opportunities to present posters at the main congress. The posters will be selected based on the abstract submitted. Abstract guidelines are given in the Abstract section. Acceptance will be informed to the selected presenters.

Parallel Workshops
During the main congress, there will be three hour parallel workshops. Since there are limited seats available, it will be allotted to participants on a first come first basis. This will be on 24th and 25th of August. The workshop details are given below.

  1. Introduction to Servant Leadership – Development Associates International team
  2. Mentoring and Spiritual Formation _ Dr Vinod Ramachandra, Sri Lanka
  3. Bio Ethics – Yet to be decided
  4. Institute of Medical Missions – EMF India and Nigeria CMDA
  5. Governance and Strategic Thinking – Dr David Stevens and Dr Gene Rudd, CMDA USA
  6. World views and Evangelism – CMF UK


Key Dates

ICMDA Students and Junior Graduates World Conference
21-23 August 2018

Pre Congress Seminars
22-23 August 2018

Main Conference
23-26 August 2018

Programme Highlights

  • Morning Prayers
  • Worship & Bible Study
  • Global health and Social issues from wide perspective
  • Plenary Sessions
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Evening Social Events
  • International Night