EuroEvents is pleased to invite you at the 5th Annual Medical Tourism Conference which will be held on the 13th and 14th of March in Zagreb, Croatia.

EuroEvents is pleased to invite you to the 5th Annual MTCE conference, the leading industry event of 2019! This year our focus will be on how to win international patients in the era of digitization and globalization!

MTCE will provide an interactive platform during which practitioners and leading experts in the area will share, discuss and construct strategies for future growth and innovation for the purpose of creating and sustaining successful facilities.

Furthermore, the MTCE 2019 will concentrate on revealing the key strategies for success based on providing the ultimate customer tailored experience as well as defining the trends that will shape the future of medical tourism.

Inspire and be inspired, discover and be discovered,  join us today and experience the full potential of MTCE 2019!






Meet our most valued speakers

Miljenko Bura

Vice-President GHTC and President I Zagreb Health Tourism Cluster I Croatia

    Mehmet Söyler

    Eye Doctor and Chairman of the Board I Batigoz I Turkey

      Mirna Turcinovic

      International Patient Manager I Gyncare I Slovakia

        Ilse Bertels

        Public Relations and Communication, Cardio-Thoracic Centre Monaco, Monaco

          Ognjen Bagatin

          CEO I Poliklinika Bagatin

            Ilaria Giannico

            Secretary General I European Union of Private Hospitals

              Tatyana Sokolov

              CEO I MedicaTour

                Dimitris Kavakas

                Managing Director I Redia IVF

                  Lutz Lungwitz

                  President I German Medical Wellness Association

                    Claudia Mika

                    Founder & CEO I Temos International

                      Elizabeth Ziemba

                      President / Medical Tourism Training

                        Irving Stackpole

                        President / Stackpole Associates Limited

                          Robert Steins

                          Managing Director / DeuMedi

                            MTCE B2B POWER WORKSHOP

                            Partners in progress!

                            Previous Speakers

                            Zahal Levy

                            International President I Medi Help

                              Violetta Yanusevkaya

                              Chairman I Ukranian Association of Medical Tourism

                                Vincenzo Costigliola

                                President I European Medical Association EMA

                                  Umur Arikan

                                  Co- Founder I Dentakademi Oral & Dental Healthcare Center

                                    Tucson Dunn

                                    Director I Medicover Group

                                      Stefan Esser

                                      Regional Medical Director I SOS International

                                        Sophie Chung

                                        Co-Founder & CEO I Qunomedical

                                          Sonia Belfiore

                                          Project Manager European Affairs I Active Citizenship

                                            Shahsuvar Hajizada

                                            Director I Rhazes Global

                                              Roman Smucler

                                              CEO & Owner I Asklepion

                                                Robert Steins

                                                CEO I DeuMedi Deutsche Medical Service GmbH

                                                  Prem Jagyasi

                                                  MD & CEO I Dr. Prem & associates

                                                    Piotr Najbuk

                                                    Project Manager I Young Managers of Medicine

                                                      Philip Pasler

                                                      Board Member I KCM Clinic

                                                        Pawel Cebula

                                                        COO & Co-founder I MEDIGO GmbH

                                                          Pavel Hilbert

                                                          CEO & Owner I Estheticon

                                                            Paolo Giordano

                                                            Secretary General I European Union of Private Hospitals

                                                              Oldrich Popsil

                                                                Natalia Strokovska

                                                                Director I DoctorGEO

                                                                  Mustafa Temiz

                                                                  Founder & Owner I Clinic Center

                                                                    Monica Figuerola

                                                                    General Director I Spain cares

                                                                      Mike Wallace

                                                                      Brand Manager I Danubius Hotel Group

                                                                        Michal Pekala

                                                                        Co-Founder and VP Growth I DocGrowth

                                                                          Meri Istiroti

                                                                          Group Coordinator I DocGrowth

                                                                            Mark Kincses

                                                                            Market Development Manager I Hungarian National Tourist Office

                                                                              Mariano Bueno Cortes

                                                                              CEO & Owner I Biosalud Instituto Europeo de Biomedica

                                                                                Magdalena Rutkowska

                                                                                Co-owner I Medical Travel Partner

                                                                                  Lidija Kornowska

                                                                                  Managing Director I Polish Hospital Federation

                                                                                    Laszlo Puczko

                                                                                    Founder and CEO I Resources for Leisure Assets

                                                                                      Laila Al Jassmi

                                                                                      CEO I Health Beyond Borders

                                                                                        Konstantina Mamali

                                                                                        Dermatologist, Venereologist I CDM Medical Group

                                                                                          Jolanta Rab-Przybylowicz

                                                                                          Expert of Medical Tourism Product I Polish Association of Medical Tourism

                                                                                            Jaroslav Michalek

                                                                                            CEO I Cellthera

                                                                                              Hasan Kus

                                                                                              Partner I Bilkent integrated health campus

                                                                                                Hasan Arslanyagi

                                                                                                Group Managing Director I Houston Medical Hospital

                                                                                                  Gordana Kalan Zivcec

                                                                                                  Founder I Medico Veritas

                                                                                                    Gita Zenknerova

                                                                                                    Foreign Patients Coordinator I Iscare IVF

                                                                                                      Firat Cubukcu

                                                                                                      International Sales Executive I International Medical Care

                                                                                                        Emin Cakmak

                                                                                                        Founding Chairman I Global Healthcare Travel Council

                                                                                                          Daniel Coulton Shaw

                                                                                                          Co- Founder I GCR

                                                                                                            Bartosz Mrugacz

                                                                                                            Operations Director I Klinika Bocian

                                                                                                              Bartolomeij Walas

                                                                                                              President I Polish Tourist Organization

                                                                                                                Arnis Krasovskis

                                                                                                                Director I Medrefund LTD

                                                                                                                  Adam Pron

                                                                                                                  Head of Marketing and Sales I American Heart of Poland


                                                                                                                    08:30 - 09:00
                                                                                                                    Registration & Morning Refreshments
                                                                                                                    09:00 - 09:30
                                                                                                                    Oppening Session: Destination Croatia - 365days of travel & health

                                                                                                                    09:30 – 10:00 The Implementation of the EU Directive on Cross-Border Healthcare and the position of European private hospitals


                                                                                                                    • The EU Directive 2011/24 – an overview
                                                                                                                    • UEHP position on the EU Directive 2011/24
                                                                                                                    • Experiences coming from UEHP hospitals

                                                                                                                    Ilaria Giannico, Secretary General, European Union of Private Hospitals


                                                                                                                    10:00 – 10:30 Buying & Selling Healthcare ascross borders: Opportunities and obstacles

                                                                                                                    • Old models, new trends
                                                                                                                    • Elements of success – case studies
                                                                                                                    • Preparing for growth

                                                                                                                    Elizabeth Ziemba, President, Medical Tourism Training Inc, USA


                                                                                                                    10:30 – 11:00 Panel Discussion

                                                                                                                    Trends in the international Market flows from 4 aspects: Fertility, Dental, Cosmetic, Complicated Procedures

                                                                                                                    Ilaria GIannico, Elizabeth Ziemba, TBA
                                                                                                                    11:00 - 11:30
                                                                                                                    Networking Break

                                                                                                                    11:30 – 12:00 Stellar health care service that attracts new business by innovative medical treatments

                                                                                                                    12:00 – 12:30 Facing the problem of lack of suitably skilled workforce


                                                                                                                    13:00 14:00
                                                                                                                    Lunch Break - Great opportunity to interact with market leaders in relaxing environment, exchange ideas, discuss innovations

                                                                                                                    14:00 – 14:30 Multi-Channel facility promotion and the perks of successful marketing strategy in the digital age

                                                                                                                    14:30 – 15:00 Patients Experience – A key to efficient and effective business

                                                                                                                    Claudia Mika, Founder & CEO, Temos International, Germany





                                                                                                                    15:00 15:30
                                                                                                                    Networking Break

                                                                                                                    15:30 – 16:00 The patient will see you now: Telemedicine & the transformation of medical travel

                                                                                                                    • Telehealth and Telemedicine are the early signs of healthcare transformation
                                                                                                                    • Modern medicine has been digitized; it will soon be democratized
                                                                                                                    • Many of the difficulties and stress of medical care will be transformed by smart phones and personal care devices
                                                                                                                    • The “winners” will be consumers; the losers will be systems and providers who ignore this transformation

                                                                                                                    Irving Stackpole, President, Stackpole & Associates Inc, USA

                                                                                                                    16:00 – 16:30 Digital advancements application in cross-border health care insurance

                                                                                                                    16:30 – 17:00 Data protection and digital marketing in medical tourism


                                                                                                                    08:30 - 09:00
                                                                                                                    Registration & Morning Refreshment
                                                                                                                    Opening Remarks from the Chairman

                                                                                                                    09:00 – 09:30 Creating the next dimension customer experience and anticipation of the patients’ expectations: drawing conclusions from fertility patients

                                                                                                                    • Focus on what do the patients need
                                                                                                                    • Find out what are their expectations
                                                                                                                    • Design a patient service plan to exceed their expectations

                                                                                                                    Dimitris Kavakas, Managing Director, Redia IVF, UK


                                                                                                                    09:30 – 10:00 New trend: Bringing the doctor to the patient and creating affordable practice

                                                                                                                    Robert Steins, Managing Director, DeuMedi, Germany


                                                                                                                    10:00 – 10:30 Overview of the medical tourism market in Russia and CIS – Patients’ preferences for treatment abroad

                                                                                                                    • The situation in the medical tourism market is constantly changing in Russia and the CIS
                                                                                                                    • New trends & preferences

                                                                                                                    Tatyana Sokolov, CEO, MedicaTour, Russia

                                                                                                                    10:30 - 11:00
                                                                                                                    Networking Break

                                                                                                                    12:00 – 12:30 Preventive health and re connection with nature

                                                                                                                    12:30 – 13:00 Retirement Wellness centers – Innovation via disruption

                                                                                                                    Lutz Lungwitz, President, German Medical Wellness Association, Germany


                                                                                                                    13:00 14:00
                                                                                                                    Networking Lunch

                                                                                                                    14:00 – 14:30 Air Ambulance transfers for medical travelers

                                                                                                                    14:30 – 15:00 Fast forward to the health care system of tomorrow

                                                                                                                    15:00 – 15:30 Integration with the concept of necessary sustainability: is medical tourism sustainable?


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                                                                                                                    • Coffee breaks
                                                                                                                    • Lunch
                                                                                                                    • Conference materials
                                                                                                                    • Presentations from the speakers
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                                                                                                                    what people say

                                                                                                                    “The EuroEvents team and the organization of the event were excellent!”
                                                                                                                    Gordana Kalan ZivcecOwner, Medico Veritas, Slovenia
                                                                                                                    “It was relevant since most of the topics that were discussed are part of our daily activities.“
                                                                                                                    Claudia MikaFounder and CEO, Temos International, Germany
                                                                                                                    “I am completely satisfied with the conference. Very high level quality. For me, it was very relevant as I work with foreign patients daily.”
                                                                                                                    Nika CsicsoovaSmile Clinic, Slovakia

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