Alpine Rescue & Mountain Emergency Medicine

ICAR MedCom Meetings and Mountain Emergency Medicine Events

The ICAR MedCom meets twice a year: Once during the European spring time for an internal ICAR MEDCOM meeting. The second meeting takes place at the annual ICAR Conference and General Assembly of Delegates. Further information about the work of the other ICAR Commissions as well as on the conferences can be found on the ICAR main website.


If you wish to propose a suitable event that you think should to be listed here, please use the contacts page to send us information about it.

February 15 -19 2021

Digital / Online Event (free of charge, registration required):


The BASICS of Hypothermia: An International Approach

From the 15th to 19th February 2021, every evening join us at 7 pm for presentations and Q&A sessions with subject experts covering topics on pre-hospital accidental hypothermia. Have a question for the panel? The evening of 20th February will be dedicated as an “ask the cold experts” panel discussion.


Basics Scotland Hypothermia

April 08. -10., 2021

ICAR MedCom Spring Meeting at Glenmore Lodge (Scotland) - cancelled

April 16. -17., 2021

Mountain Medicine Symposium in Salzburg (Austria)


June 14. - 17., 2021

ISMM World Congress in Interlaken (Switzerland)

infos on ismm2020.org


October 19. - 24., 2021

ICAR GA in Thessaloniki (Greece)

Hosted by HRT.

For information and registration please refer to the ICAR Main Page

October 11-16, 2022

ICAR GA in Switzerland

Lake Geneva Region in Western Switzerland.

For information please refer to the ICAR Main Page

October 2023

ICAR GA in South Tyrol, Italy

For information please refer to the ICAR Main Page

NEW : October 2026

ICAR GA in Reichenau an der Rax (Austria)

For information please refer to the ICAR Main Page

The physical ICAR 2021 Austria "in person" congress is postponed to October 2026 (act of solidarity by our Austrian Hosts ÖBRD to move to their next jubilee.