ENGINE – OCTOBER 2018
2018 Conference Update
The 2018 conference recently took place in Manchester, United Kingdom, from 12
The theme of the conference was "Why we do what we do: the purpose and impact of guidelines", and we
hope that all our delegates who attended enjoyed the opportunity to network with colleagues from the
We were fortunate once again to have secured an excellent array of speakers for what was a stimulating
programme, as well as receiving a record number of abstract submissions.
This was our 14
annual G-I-N conference, and we were delighted to be working with two fantastic local
hosts who were also founder members: NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and
SIGN (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network). Thank you so much for helping us bring the conference
The city of Manchester certainly didn’t disappoint, and we were able to sample some of the fantastic culture
and locations during our time there - from our innovative welcome reception at the Museum of Science and
Industry to our stunning gala dinner at the Principal hotel.
Many thanks to our sponsors and exhibitors for their support in making this another great conference, but
most of all thanks to our loyal members and delegates for their enthusiastic participation; we really do hope
you left feeling educated about the latest developments and research, informed about the work of G-I-N and
with an array of new contacts, with whom you can collaborate in the future!
Presentations from the conference are now available to view on ourwebsite
G-I-N 2018: Conference Evaluation Summary
Thank you to everyone who completed a conference evaluation. The following areas received positive
comments throughout the survey:
Scientific Programme content
Value for money