Speaking

Keith Pollard is an informative, entertaining and experienced speaker and has addressed many conferences and congresses in the healthcare sector. These include UK conferences in the private healthcare sector, and international congresses covering medical tourism and health tourism. Details of forthcoming and past presentations are provided below:

Forthcoming presentations

Subject: Learn from the past, prepare for the future
IMTJ Medical Travel Summit
Opatija, Croatia
24-27 April  2017
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Subject: Targeting the UK medical tourist
IMTJ Medical Travel Summit
Opatija, Croatia
24-27 April  2017
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Subject: What lessons can a medical tourism destination learn from the past?
Intercare
Milan, Italy
25-27 May 2017
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Past presentations

Subject: The medical tourism destination… the secret of success and the recipe for failure
Crikvenica  International Health Tourism Conference
Crikvenica, Croatia
18 November 2016
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Subject: Medical travel… to infinity and beyond
TEMOS conference
Berlin, Gemany
13 November 2016
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Subject: The virtual private patient journey
Digital Marketing in Healthcare
London, England
26 October 2016
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Subject: The role of “online” in medical tourism
Medical Korea & K-Hospital Fair 2016
Seoul, South Korea.
21 October 2016
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Subject: Delivering an outstanding international patient experience
International Medical Travel Exhibition & Conference Dubai, UAE
9 October 2016
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Subject: The role and value of magazines, journals and newsletters in medical tourism
Dubai Health Regulation and Medical Tourism Conference
Dubai, UAE
4 October 2016
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Subject: The changing nature of intermediaries
IMTJ Academic Conference
Madrid, Spain
26 May 2016
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Subject: When will medical tourism reach the tipping point?
IMTJ Medical Travel Summit
Madrid, Spain
24 May 2016
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Subject: Delivering quality for the medical tourist
International Family Medicine Conference and Exhibition
Dubai, UAE
17 April 2016
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Subject: What Makes a Destination Attractive for Health Tourism?
Bursa Medical and Thermal Tourism Congress
Bursa, Turkey
15 March 2016
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Subject: Marketing Medical Tourism on the Web
Bursa Medical and Thermal Tourism Congress
Bursa, Turkey
16 March 2016
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Subject: Global perspectives on health tourism
Fitur Salud 2016
Ifema. Madrid, Spain
20 January 2016
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Subject: The patient voice in medical tourism
6th International TEMOS Conference
Berlin, Germany
17 November 2015
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Subject: Patient choice in cross border healthcare
A European Health Service – Access, Record Interoperability and Commercial Implications to the NHS
Royal Society of Chemistry, London, England
29 October 2015
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Subject: Health tourism for the Third Age
International Health and Wellness Conference
Algarve, Portugal
15 October 2015

Subject: Does your online presence reflect the quality of your care?
IMTEC – International Medical Travel Exhibition and Congress
Dubai, UAE
25 February 2015

Subject: Health tourism: A model of destination attractiveness
World Health Tourism Congress
Dubai, UAE
6 September 2015

Subject: What do we know about medical tourists
IMTJ Medical Travel Summit
London, England
15 April 2015

Subject: What Portugal needs to compete
International Health Conference
Sintra, Portugal
25 March 2015

Subject: Evolving trends in medical tourism
International Health Tourism Convention
Athens, Greece
25 February 2015

Subject: Medical tourism: Opportunities and challenges
Fitur
Madrid, Spain
28 January 2015

Subject: Getting the medical tourism message across
Istanbul HealthExpo
Istanbul, Turkey
10 December 2014

Subject: Medical tourism for the Third Age
Temos Healthcare Abroad and Medical Tourism
Hamburg, Germany
30 November 2014

Subject: Understanding the UK medical tourism market
Seminar: Health Cluster Portugal
London, England
20 November 2014

Subject: The UK self-pay opportunity: what does the patient want?
Private Healthcare UK Summit
Royal Society of Medicine, London
23 June 2014

Subject: The slumbering giant of medical travel
The Future of Harley Street
Royal Society of Medicine, London
27 March 2014

Subject: The role of marketing in medical travel
International Forum for Health Tourism
Bucharest, Romania
21 March 2014

Session Chair: Web marketing – the best way to attract medical travel patients
International Medical Travel Exhibition and Congress
Dubai, UAE
5 March 2014

Subject: Medical tourism: Myth and reality
1st Greek Health Tourism Integration Conference
Athens, Greece
22 February 2014

Subject: The corporate market for medical travel
Temos Conference 2013
Bonn, Germany
1 December 2013

Subject: The virtual patient journey
6th International Health Tourism Congress
Istanbul, Turkey
22 November 2013

Subject: Why do people travel abroad for treatment? …and what happens when it goes wrong?

PEOPIL Medical Treatment Abroad: Conference 2013
Lisbon, Portugal
15 November 2013

Subject: The virtual patient journey
Malaysia International Healthcare Travel Expo 2013
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
21 October 2013

Subject: Making it to Number One in Private Practice
Independent Doctors Federation  – Seminar
London, UK
11 July 2013

Subject: Regulating ‘stem cell tourism’ in the UK and Asia: How do we move forward together?
Centre for Bionetworking Event
London, UK
25 June 2013

Subject:  Insights into cosmetic surgery abroad
Cosmetic Surgery Abroad: Stakeholder Event
University of Leeds, UK
24 June 2013

Subject: Advantages of Better Understanding your Customer: Gaining the Competitive Edge (Session Chair)
Healthcare Insurance & Group Risk Protection Conference
London, UK
5 June 2013

Subject: The medical tourism numbers game
World Health & 3rd Age Tourism Congress
Izmir, Turkey
19 April 2013

Subject: The role of marketing in health and medical travel
International Medical Travel Exhibition and Congress
Monte Carlo, Monaco
22 March 2013

Subject: Making babies abroad… The UK and international IVF market
2nd Conference of Medical Tourism in Jordan
Dead Sea, Jordan
9 December 2012

Subject: The Future of Medical Tourism
5th International Congress of Health Tourism
Ankara, Turkey
18 November 2012
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Subject: Online Marketing for Medical Tourism: Turning the “Window Shopper” into a Paying Patient
1st Malaysia International Healthcare Travel Expo (MIHTE) 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5 November 2012
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Subject: Opportunities for Latvia in medical tourism
Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Latvia
Riga, Latvia
3 October 2012

Subject: Healthcare, Hashtags and the Facebook generation
Healthcare Computing 2012
London, England
2 May 2012
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Subject: Our Survey Says… Ten things you need to know about medical tourists
European Medical Travel Conference 2012
Berlin, Germany
25 April 2012
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Subject: Medical Tourism Marketing Workshop
European Medical Travel Conference 2012
Berlin, Germany
25 April 2012
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Subject: The Development of Medical Tourism
ITB Health Tourism Battle
Berlin, Germany
9 March 2012
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Subject: Do we need an EU Health Tourism Certificate?
Health tourism – Establishing a new culture in Europe,
European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
12 October 2011

Subject: Opportunities for Medical Travel to Latvia
Latvia Medical Tourism Workshop
London, UK
4 October 2011

Subject: The History and Future of Health Tourism
International Health Tourism Congress
Istanbul, Turkey
28 October 2011
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Subject: The Future of Medical Travel
Croatia Medical Tourism Congress
Zagreb, Croatia
16 September 2011
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Subject: The Slumbering Giant of Medical Travel
Pioneering the Future of Global Healthcare
Las Vegas, USA
23 May 2011
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Subject: Medical Tourism: After The Goldrush
European Medical Travel Conference
Barcelona, Spain
28 April 2011
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Subject: International Patient Streams: Past, Present and Future
European Medical Travel Conference
Barcelona, Spain
27 April 2011
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Subject: Opportunities in Medical Tourism
Destination Health, The Health and Medical Tourism Show
Olympia, London, UK
14 April 2011
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Subject: Private Patient Unit Workshop
Private Patient Unit Workshop for Laing and Buisson
Royal National Hotel, London, UK
Olympia, London, UK
26 October 2010
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Subject: Opportunities in Health Tourism
World Travel Market
Excel, London, UK
9 November 2010
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Subject: Medical Tourism: Past Present and Future
Healthcare Services 2018: Estonian Development Board Conference
Tallin, Estonia
7 October 2010
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Subject: The Do’s and Don’ts of Medical Tourism
Destination Health, The Health and Medical Tourism Show
Olympia, London, UK
26 June 2010
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Subject: Marketing Medical Tourism Online (Workshop)
European Medical Travel Conference 2010
Venice, Italy
05 May 2010
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Subject: Medical Tourism: A Global View
2nd Conference in Medical Tourism in Croatia
Opatija, Croatia
25 April 2010
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Subject: Your practice on the web
BMA Private Practice Conference 2010 – setting up and developing your private practice
London, UK
22 April 2010
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Subject: Medical tourism and elective surgery in Asia
Asia Pacific Technology Network Seminar
London, UK
13 April 2010
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Subject: The international healthcare industry and the demand for health care travel
Health Care Business Conference
Nicosia, Cyprus
26 February 2010
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Subject: Success stories and best practice in medical and dental travel
BioHealth Mauritius 2009
Mauritius
7 December 2009
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Subject: Korean medical tourism: Markets and opportunities
Busan International Medical Tourism Convention
Seoul, Korea
25-27 November 2009
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Subject: Do we need a “European Standard” for quality in medical tourism?
1st International Temos Conference
Cologne, Germany
17 November 2009
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Subject: The public – private interface in medical tourism
Infection 2009
Birmingham, England
11 November 2009
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Subject: Dental tourism: Opportunities for Hungary
Business Travel Show
Budapest, Hungary
October 14-15 2009
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Subject: Healthcare tourism: A gateway to fraud and corruption?
EHFCN Annual Conference
Edinburgh, Scotland
October 6-7 2009
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Subject: An overview of the patient mobility landscape
Kings Fund Conference
London, England
June 30 2009
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Subject: Maximising Internet Marketing
Commercial Occupational Health Providers Association Annual Meeting
London, England
September 13 2009
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Subject: Marketing medical tourism
Malta Medical Tourism Summit
St Julians, Malta
July 12-14 2009
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Subject: Marketing workshop for medical tourism
European Congress on Health Tourism 2009
Budapest, Hungary
April 1-3 2009
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Subject: Investing in Health and Medical Tourism
Healthinvestor Conference
London, England
March 24 2009
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Subject: Role of facilitators and the internet in medical tourism
Anfas Hetex 2009
Antalya, Turkey
February 26 – March 1 2009
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Subject: Requirements and challenges for medical tourism
International Medical Travel Conference (IMTC) 2008
Seoul, Korea
November 20-21 2008
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Subject: Future trends in medical tourism
Health Tourism Development in Europe
Vienna, Austria
Sep 22-23 2008
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Subject: Healthcare for the medical tourist
The Cerner Health Conference
October 5-8 2008
Kansas, USA
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Subject: The Private Healthcare Sector and the Darzi review
Taking Forward The Next Stage Of The NHS Review: Our NHS, Our Future
Westminster Seminar – Royal Commonwealth Society
London
October 22 2008
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Subject: A patient’s guide to medical tourism
The Health Tourism Show
London Olympia
October 25-26 2008
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Subject: Accreditation and codes of practice in medical tourism
Healthcare Travel Exhibition and Congress 2008
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
November 2-4 2008
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Subject: Marketing medical tourism on the web
Healthcare Travel Exhibition and Congress 2008
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
November 2-4 2008
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Subject: The experiences and expectations of UK medical tourists
World Health Tourism Congress
4th-6th April 2008
Marbella, Spain
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Subject: Medical Tourism: A UK Perspective
First European Congress on Health Tourism
9th-11th April 2008
Munich, Germany
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Subject: Developing medical tourism in Cyprus
Cyprus Tourism Organisation
December 2007
London