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2018 Annual Conference

Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Advance CME, CE, and CPD Globally



2 Exchange Place

Jersey City, New Jersey, 07302 USA


May 18 - 19, 2018

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Program Overview

The 2018 GAME Annual Conference will focus on emerging technologies and their impact on advancing educational research, continuing education (CME/CE), and new approaches in continuing professional development (CPD).  With an increased focus on the linkage of CPD, quality improvement, patient engagement, and outcomes our goal is to empower learners and CPD professionals with the knowledge and skills to harness the technologies, theories and best practices to pioneer innovation in CME/CE globally and locally.  Professionals representing academia, educational research, medical societies, medical education companies, and technology organizations are being challenged to reflect on current practices and develop innovative solutions that maximize efficiencies and effectiveness in learning and optimizing learner engagement.


The 2018 GAME Annual Conference themes will address:

  • eLearning Solutions for CME/CE Programs: Maximizing Learning Engagement and Outcomes

  • Designing Interprofessional Continuing Education to Optimize Team-Based Care

  • Designing Interprofessional Continuing Education to Optimize Team-Based Care

  • The Role of Patients as a Partner in CME/CE activities

  • Learning/teaching principles and best-practices from global partners

  • Designing best-in-class educational needs and practice needs assessments

  • Innovation in CME/CE: Case Studies from Around the World

  • Data on CME Requirements by Country or Region (including CME accreditation and standards for commercial support)


Preliminary Agenda:

For the full conference agenda, please click here.



Friday, May 18, 2018 


7:00 - 8:00                Registration/Morning Buzz Networking Breakfast


8:00 - 8:30                Opening Session


8:30 - 10:00               Interactive Keynote: Advances in Continuing Professional Development of                                                   Healthcare Professionals

                                  Mary Turco, EdD


10:00 - 10:30             Break/Exhibit Hall


10:30 – 12:00             Session 1: Best Practices from Around the World


12:00 - 13:00             Poster Session 

13:00 - 14:00             Sponsored Lunch


14:00 - 15:30             Session 2: eLearning Solutions for CME/CE Programs


15:30 - 16:00             Break 


16:00 - 17:30             Session 3: Learning and Teaching Principles: A Global Perspective 


17:30 - 18:30             Panel: Giving the Stage to Patient Voices: The Perspectives of the Educator, the                                          Clinician and the Patient


18:30 - 19:30             Sponsored Networking Cocktail Reception


Saturday, May 19, 2018 

7:00 - 8:00             Registration/Morning Buzz Networking Breakfast


8:00 - 9:30             Interactive Keynote: The ECHO Program and its Application Around the World 

                              Sanjeev Arora, MD 


9:30 - 10:30           Workshop: Professional Development as a Catalyst for Organizational Change-An                                     International Leadership Continuing Education Program


10:30 - 11:30          Workshop: From Continuing Medical Education to Contemporary Stakeholder                                          Learning: A Future-Focused Methodology for Outcomes-based Learning in Complex                                  Health Ecosystems


11:30 - 12:00          Coffee Break and General Assembly 


12:00 – 13:30         Session 4: The Role of Patients as a Partner in CME/CE Activities 

13:30 -14:30           Sponsored Lunch Break and Closing



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