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Neo Nore Weeked Madrid 5th -7th February

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  • Neo- Nore weekend

    Madrid 5-7th FEBR

    UARY

  • WELCOME LETTER IFMSA-Spain President

    DearNEOs,NOREsandExchangepeople,

    It isagreatpleasure forme towelcomeyouall toourbelovedcountry,Spain,andourNMO.

    IFMSA-SpainisanNMOknownbyitsrigor,transparency,andcriticalspirit.We,asafederation,aredeeplyconcernedaboutmedicalandsocialissuessuch as the unclear relations between the Pharma industry andmedicalstudents,theimportanceofaPublicHealthCaresystemandthenecessityofglobalpoliciesregardingessentialtopics.

    TheNEO-NOREWeekendisauniqueeventwhereyou,whoworktogetherduringthewholeyear,haveachancetomeeteachothermorecalmly,gettoknowoneanother,andtakeideastoyourNMOs.Ihighlyencourageallof you to drain out all the chances this event provide to empower ourregion.

    Mediterranean culture, wonderful sceneries, delicious food and, mostspecially, warm-hearted people will make this time in Madridunforgettable.

    Moreover,ourOrganizingCommitteeisworkinghardinordertoprovideyouthecheapestprogram,maintainganappropriatequality,which Iamsuretheywillachieve.

    ThanksalotforeveryoneandIamalreadylookingforwardtomeetingyouinMadrid;andremindyouaboutwhatmadrileos(peoplefromMadrid)likesaying:fromMadrid,toheaven.

    DavidFernndezMoralesIFMSA-SpainPresident2015/2016

  • WELCOME LETTER REGIONAL ASSISTANTS Dear NEOs, NOREs, Assistants and Exchangefamily;It is a great pleasure to us to invite you to this event, we have beenworkingonitreallyhardtogiveyouthebestmeeting.

    WeknowsometimesNEONORE life isquite lonelyandyouareafraidofapproachingotherNEOsandNOREs.Wewanttomakeyourworkeasierandhelpyousoyouwillenjoyitmore.

    Webelievethattheweekenditisagreatopportunitytogettoknoweachother, to feel that you are not alone in the IFMSA world and to startfeeling part of this BLUE family. It is your moment to share yourexperience with other NEOs and NOREs, get new ideas and to work abrainstorm together on how to improve our exchange program evenfurther. As neighbours in the same region we have lot of things oncommonandwecouldbenefitfromeachother'sexpertisegreatly.

    AlsoItistimetopreparefortheMarchMeetingandforsomeofyouthiswill be your first IFMSAMeeting! Through thisweekend youwill get tomeetmanyNEOsandNOREs inadvance,whichwillmakeyourtimeandexperienceoftheGAalotmorejoyfulandwhichwilltakeawayanyfearofmeetingnewpeopleyoucouldhave.

    Wewanttoencourageyoutotakeadvantageofthisopportunitytomeetnewpeople, get acquaintedwithoneanotherand feelmore confidencefortherestoftheyear.

    Finally,we are truly happy toorganize the secondeditionofNEO-NOREWEEKENDandwehopeittobecomeaveryvaluabletraditionforall.Wearelookingforwardtoasuccessfulweekendwithallofyou,

    BlueLove

    Maud,MeryandEster

    SCOPE&SCORERAsofEUROPE

  • IM GOING TO MADRID!! NowthatyouarecomingtoSpainyouneedtoknowimportantandusefulinformationbeforeyoustepourcountry.

    VISA

    From all the people coming to the NEO-NORE Weekend just TURKEYneeds to applicate for a Tourist Visa. The rest of the countries you areexempttoaskforaVISAaslongasyoudontstaymorethan90days,butbringyourPassport.

    ARRIVING BY PLANE

    The best option is coming by plane. Madrids airport is AeropuertoInternacionalAdolfoSurezMadrid-Barajas.ItisaninternationalairportlocatedNorth-Eastofthecitywithflightsfrom/toeverycapitalinEuropeand many other cities. The airport is connected to the city centre byMetro (subway), buses, trains and taxis. Also, you have a free busconnecting theterminals.

  • ARRIVING BY TRAIN

    Spain has a wide train network that keeps connected the main citiesthrough long-distancetrainsandhigh-speedtrains (AVE),whichwill takeyou,forinstance,fromMadridtoBarcelona.

    Madrid has twomain train stations:Atocha (the biggest one andmoreimportant)andCharmatn.

    ARRIVING BY BUS

    IfyourcountryisclosetoSpainmaybecomingbybuscouldbeanoption.ThemainbusstationsinMadridare:AvenidadeAmrica(East),EstacinSur-Mndezlvaro(South)andMoncloa(West).

  • THE HOSTEL YouwillbestayingatMadHostel,locatedindowntown,nexttotheplacewhere the sessions will take part and next to one of the betterneighbourhoodstogoout!

    Nearbymetrostops:TirsodeMolinaorAntnMartn(line1,lightblue).Nearbybusstops:busnumber65orM1.

    HOW TO GET THERE FROM BARAJAS AIRPORT

    Thereareseveraloptions,butwewouldrecommendthefirstone:

    1)Cercanas(Train) Takethetrain lineC-1 from"AeropuertoT4"to"Atocha.Thereis

    one train every 30 minutes from 6 am to 11 pm (check timesbelow).

    FromAtochayoucaneither: TaketheMetroline1(lightblue,directiontowards"Pinarde

    Chamartn")andgetdowninthenextstop,AntnMartn. Walktothehostel,gettingyourfirstglimpseofMadrid!

  • 2)Metro TakeMetroline8(pink)toNuevosMinisterios. In Nuevos Ministerios take line 10 (dark blue, direction towards

    "PuertadelSur")toTribunalstop. From Tribunal take line 1 (light blue, direction

    towardsValdercarros")untilyougettoAntnMartnstop.

    YoucancheckthemetromaphereYoucancheckthetrainmaphere

  • WHAT IS INCLUDED

    Bedlining WiFi(strongenough) Lockers Computers Roofterrace Bedroomsfor4-6people. Livingroomtorest TowelsFORRENT

    IntheHOSTELalcoholfromoutsideisforbidden.There is a Barwith great offers andwewillenjoythenightlifeofthecity.You will have to give a 10 eurosdeposit,thatitwillbegivenyoubackonyourdeparture.

    Lodging

    WewillorganiseNationalFoodParty(remember no alcohol allowed) forthe firstnight.Wewill kindlyaskyouto surprise uswith something typicalfromyourcountry.On Saturday we will enjoy lunchdowntown during the tour andarrangeddinnerwiththehostel (theyhave special offers with somerestaurantsaround).

  • VENUE Wewill beworking at theUnion of Doctors ofMadrid, located at CalleSantaIsabel51,just5-10minutesfromthehostel.

    Wewontbehavinganyfancywelcomepartysoyoudontneedtobringyoursuits!

    AGENDA

    Themainobjectivesfortheweekendaretogettoknoweachother,andto improve our collaboration and working together, to share bestpracticesandtofeelpreparedfortheMarchMeeting.ButmostimportantofalltoHAVEFUN!!

    There is time forall this in theAGENDA,also timetovisitandenjoy thecity.

  • AgendaforNEO-NOREWeekend5th-7thFebruary

    Theagendapresented:Friday5thofFebruary:

    Introduction-19:00-19:30

    DuringtheIntroductionyourregionalassistantsandtheOCwillopentheNEONOREweekend.Wewillgiveashortspeech,presenttheagendaandintroducesomeofthesessionsandtopicsaddressedduringtheweekend.Inaddition,TheOCwillinformyouabouttheorganizationaldetailsoftheweekend.

  • Teambuilding-20:00-22:00

    Theteambuildingsessionsaysitall:wewillspendsometimeonbecominga real teamduring theweekend. Besides a few games, itwill bemostlygettingtoknoweachother!Sobringachildhoodphoto,andthereststaysasurprise;)

    Saturday6thofFebruary:

    MM2016Regulations&Preparations-9:30-11:00

    WhatcanyouexpectfromtheMarchMeeting?TheSCOPEandtheSCOREsessions?Andhowtoprepare for thesessions?Whyare the regulationsimportant, and how do I vote? During this session, we will come toanswerallofthesequestions,andmore!LetsmakesureyouallarefullypreparedforMarchMeetingwhenyouleavetheNEO-NOREweekend!

    SWGs-11:30-13:00/16:30-18:30

    Thetopicsof theSWGswilldependonyou,wewill talkaboutwhateveryouguyswant to talkabout, since theweekend is there foryou!Pleasemakesuretofillthecallfortopics,makethemuniqueanddifferentthennormally,andletusknowifyouwouldliketofacilitateone!

    Sharing-19:00-20:00

    Duringthissessionwewouldlikeyoutoshareyourbestpractices!EverysingleNEOhastheirownexpertise,arepartofanNMOthathaslifelongexperienceincertaintopics,andhostsexchangestudentsformanyyearsbynow.Liketotalkaboutacertaintopic?Startsharing!Thesuccessofthesession will depend on the much info you share. Like to present aninteresting topic you know your NMO is good at? Grab your chance atpresenttotheotherswhatyouaregoodat!

    StrategicPlan-21:00-22:00

    TheSCOPEandSCORE ITsareworkingonaSCOPE,andSCOREstrategicplan for the upcoming 3 years, and nothing ismore important than theopinions of NEOs in developing one! In every Regional Meetingconsultationroundswillbeheld,buttheEuRegMeisonlyafterthesecond

  • halfoftheyear.SowewouldliketotaketheNEONOREweekendasthfirstopportunitytoaskforyouropinion.Thinkahead:Whatdoyouthinkisoneof themost important topics,andshouldbeapriorityofa3-yearSCOPEorSCOREStrategicPlan?andSharewithus!

    Sunday7thofFebruary:

    Sharingbestpractices-9:30-10:30

    During the sharing best practices we want to follow-up with the daybefore.Duringthisourwewould like togiveNMOs/NEOsthechangetopresentsomethingtheyaregoodatandwould liketosharetheywayofconductwiththeotherspresent.Liketoshareandpresentsomethingyouaregoodat?Letusknow!Therestlovestohearso.

    OpenSource-11:00-12:00

    During thissessionwewould like togiveyoutheopportunity tosuggesttopicsyouthoughtyoudidnothavethechancetotalkaboutduringthewhole weekend, or because its something totally new, unique anddifferentthennormally!Wewouldlikeyoutothinkinadvanceoniftherearetopicsyouwoudliketoseeaddressedhere,butifyoucometothinkofatopicduringtheweekend?Thatsmorethenfinetoo!Thetimespendonwhattopic,isfullyuptoyou.

    Closing-12:00-14:00

    We came to the end of the weekend. The SWG outcomes will bepresentedhere,andwewillsummarizewhatwehavebeentalkingaboutduringtheweekend,foryoutohaveapointsofactiontogohomewith!Besidesthat,wewillcometosayourgoodbyes,inthesefinaltwohours.

  • WELCOME TO MADRID!

    Madrid is a South-Western European city, the capital of Spain, and thelargestmunicipality of theCommunity ofMadrid. Thepopulationof thecity is almost 3.2millionwith ametropolitan areapopulationof around6.5million.Itisthethird-largestcityintheEuropeanUnion,afterLondonand Berlin. It is a wonderful city to visit, with plenty of museums andarchitecturalsitestokeepyoubusy.

    WHERE TO GO? Most of the