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Invited Speakers


We are proud to present our line up of invited speakers
Join us for wide ranging and appealing debate sessions.


Invited panel speakers and keynotes include *:
  • Ale Duarte, somatic educator, Brazil
  • Claire Weiß, Head of the Diakonie Refugee Home “Paul Weiland Haus”
  • Davron Mukhamadiev, MD. Dr.Sc, Regional Health and Care Coordinator, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • Giora Seeliger, Founder and Artistic Director, RED NOSES International, Austria
  • Michael Christensen, Founder of The Big Apple Circus, United States
  • Nicola Bedlington, Director-General of the European Patients Forum, Belgium
  • Pavel Mihaľák, Artistic Director, CERVENÝ NOS Clowndoctors, Slovakia
  • Peter Ahlburg, MD, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • Peter Krajmer, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Clinic of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology, Bratislava Children´s Hospital, Slovakia
  • Reinhard Horstkotte, Artistic Director, ROTE NASEN e.V., Germany
  • Rimantė Čerkauskienė, MD PhD., Head of the Coordinating Centre for Children’s Rare Diseases, Children‘s Hospital, Affiliate of Vilnius University Hospital Santaros, Lithuania 
  • Rolando Villazón, Tenor and RED NOSES International Humour Ambassador, France/Mexico
  • Ruud Hendriks, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Sigita Burokienė, MD, MPH, PhD., Vice-Director, Children‘s Hospital, Affiliate of Vilnius University Hospital Santaros, Lithuania
  • Sue Morrison, Artistic Director, Theatre Resource Centre, Canada


To access the biographies of all invited speakers and HCIM 2018 organisers please click here: Invited Speakers & HCIM 2018 organisers 

*List by alphabetic order

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