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1 May 2017–1 June 2018 SIMA


In May 2016, the Italian Society of Environmental Medicine (SIMA, http://www.simaonlus.it/) chose IJERPH as its preferred journal and became an affiliated society member of the journal. As part of this collaboration, all affiliated SIMA members enjoy a 20% discount on the article processing charges (APC) when submitting articles to IJERPH. SIMA aims to promote education and research in the field of environmental medicine and interconnected disciplines, as well as fostering collaboration between environmental health specialists, policymakers, and any individual interested in these fields.


12–15 April 2018 PATS & SATS Congress 2018

Durban, South Africa

Welcome to the joint congress between The Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) and The South African Thoracic Society to be held from 12th to 15th April 2018 in Durban, South Africa. This is a very exciting event for PATS that will bring together health professionals from many African countries to address the challenges for child and adult lung health on the continent. Respiratory disease is a major cause of death, disability and morbidity in Africa, where there is a double burden of infectious diseases including pneumonia or tuberculosis and non-communicable diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The congress will offer the opportunity to critically discuss these challenges and to work together to strengthen initiatives to improve care, build capacity, strengthen research, training and advocacy for better lung health in Africa. We look forward to your participation!


Prof. Heather Zar
President: PATS


Prof. Keertan Dheda
President: South African Thoracic Society


Prof. Refiloe Masekela
Congress Convener: PATS 2018

Visit the Congress website for further information, registration and abstract submission.


21–24 April 2018 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Madrid, Spain

The 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) will take place in Madrid, Spain, from 21 - 24 April 2018. ECCMID is the most important congress covering infectious diseases, infection control and clinical microbiology. The Programme Committee is preparing a comprehensive scientific programme with keynote lectures, symposia, oral and poster sessions as well as educational formats on parallel tracks. We are looking forward to seeing you along with more than 12,000 colleagues from around the globe!


23–26 April 2018 8th International Digital Health Conference

Lyon, France

The 8th International Digital Health Conference is a unique thought-leadership and networking event that brings together members from the five key stakeholder groups – industry, SMEs, healthcare and academic researchers – to learn, present, network and discover. Featuring Innovation Prizes, Academic Programme, Start-up/SME Clinic. Be part of DH2018 this year in Lyon.


29 April–4 May 2018 32nd International Congress on Occupational Health - ICOH 2018

The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland

32nd International Congress on Occupational Health - ICOH 2018

Theme: Occupational Health and Wellbeing: linking research to practice

Through the collaboration of the ICOH Scientific Committees, Board Members & Regional/National Secretaries to offer an exciting ICOH 2018 offers an exciting and all-encompassing programme. Through Plenary, Semi-Plenary, Special Sessions, Worksite visits, Workshops, Oral & Poster sessions ICOH 2018 will cover a wide range of occupational, safety and health topics demonstrating how research translates into excellence in practice. ICOH 2018 aim's to advance research and evidence-based approaches in occupational safety and health by promoting local, regional and global examples. The Congress will take place from the 29 April to 4 May 2018 in the state of the art city centre Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland. Visit www.icoh2018.org for more information or contact icoh2018@conferencepartners.ie for queries.


2–4 May 2018 Welcome to the 7th Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine, NECTM7!

Stockholm, Sweden, at Clarion Hotel Stockholm

We will offer you a diversified scientific program as well as a place for networking and an interesting sponsor exhibition. The scientific committee is planning for two parallel sessions including a regional theme of tickborne diseases. The conference will reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of travel health from the basic knowledge to the latest research and including both nurses, clinicians, academics and students.

See you in beautiful Stockholm!

NECTM7 Local Organising Committee


13–16 May 2018 20th annual Nanotech 2018 Conference & Expo (NANOTECH 2018)

Anaheim Convention Center, California, USA

Meet Us at The 20th annual Nanotech 2018 Conference & Expo (NANOTECH 2018) (Booth # 319), Anaheim, CA, USA, 13–16 May 2018

We will be attending The 20th annual Nanotech 2018 Conference & Expo (NANOTECH 2018), co-located with the TechConnect World Innovation Conference, Defense TechConnect Summit and Spring SBIR/STTR Conference. The event will attract more than 350 featured exhibitors and an expected crowd of more than 4000 attendees, including business executives, venture capitalists, politicians, s cientists and researchers from over 70 countries. Nanotech contains 38 symposiums and brings together specialists from a wide range of scientific fields, technology and business.

Representatives of the following open access journals will attend:

Journal of Functional Biomaterials
Journal of Imaging
Applied Sciences
Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing

If you will also attend this conference, please feel free to stop by our booth (Booth # 319). Our delegates look forward to meeting you in person to answer any questions you may have. For more information about the conference, please visit:


17–19 May 2018 Economic modelling of how health and environment interact in a changing world

Essen, Germany

Economists have shown a rapidly growing interest in the relationship between environment and health. The topic has gained increased relevance in recent years with emerging global climate change (e.g. warming temperatures and extreme weather events), but also due to new insights on the detriments of environmental pollution (e.g. water and air pollution, toxins). Yet the various pathways between environmental factors, human health, child development and labour productivity are not well understood. More research is needed in order to understand the causal pathways and to identify policy interventions suitable to enhance human health and social welfare.

It is the aim of the conference to provide a forum for health economists, bringing together frontier research, which contributes to a deeper understanding of how the environment shapes health and socioeconomic outcomes.

Examples of suitable topics

  • Environmental toxins, pollution and health outcomes
  • The impact of the environment on mental health and subjective well-being
  • Demand for clean air and environmental quality
  • Dealing with adaptation behaviour
  • Natural disasters
  • Environmental regulation and public interventions to improve health
  • Genes or environment –decomposing the intergenerational transmission of health
  • Work environment, health and labour productivity
  • Early life exposure –effects, mechanisms and remedies

Invited speakers

Prashant Bharadwaj, University of California, San Diego
Olivier Deschenes, University of California, Santa Barbara
Victor Lavy, University of Warwick
Ada Wossink, University of Manchester
Papers should be sent in pdf format by 28 February 2018to contact.conference@ibes.uni-due.de. Contributions from young researchers are encouraged. There is no registration fee for the conference.


25–27 May 2018 The 13th European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD)

Krakow, Poland

Dear Colleagues,

It is a great pleasure for me to invite you to join the 13th EUROPAD

Conference, that is scheduled to be held in Krakow, Poland, on May 25-27, 2018. 

The mission of Europad has always been to promote the exchange of knowledge and interactive updating within the scientific community of addiction medicine, but also to spread an illness-centered conception of addictive disorders, heroin addiction standing as a long-dating prototype. Thereby, the structure of meeting has always tried to propose systematic updating on different issues from a common biomedical viewpoint.

Special attention will be given to the issue of correct agonist opioid therapeutic strategies for addicted patients, and to updates on the treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, both presented in plenary sessions.

Separate symposia will be dedicated to a bunch of "hot" topics, particularly the accessibility to treatment for prisoners in different European countries, psychiatric consequences of new psychoactive substances use, and a new way to think about Dual Disorders. The identification of pre-existing factors and a specific psychopathology of substance use disorders will be proposed; psychological therapies and interventions in opioid treatment patients will also be discussed as closely related to the disease stage and to the current state of disease expression.

I’m looking forward to meeting you all in the beautiful city of Krakow!


Prof. Icro Maremmani

President: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy


3–6 June 2018 TOXILATIN 2018


Diffusion of knowledge is the most promising path for the advancement of Science. Spreading the knowledge that is already established opens spaces for new discussions and discoveries, which guide the next challenges in the area of Toxicology based on the concerns of the scientific community. What was once summarized in forensic studies, today is the search for longevity and life quality. The current challenges are focused on reducing the toxicological effects in different living systems, while the type of exposure and amount of potential toxic agents are increasing in exposures to xenobiotic at the nanoscale.

In this context, the theme of the 2nd ToxiLatin is the modern Toxicology focused on health and prevention. Important national and international scientists are going to participate in this Congress in order to discuss and reduce the frontiers of knowledge on the use of technologies intended for potential strategies to prevent chronic noncommunicable diseases caused by chemical agents. Nanotoxicology will once again be a highlight of the Congress, thus we can move forward in ensuring the safe use of nano-drugs that can revolutionize innumerous medical treatments, such as cancer therapy.

Modern Toxicology diffuses, discusses and advances to improve the quality of human life using modern resources, alternative models and multidisciplinarity, which is peculiar to this Science. Therefore, you are invited to participate in this important Congress, which was prepared by Brazilian and international scientists, thereby ensuring that discussions and advances at the frontier of knowledge on a national and international level can be realized. Come and join us!


27–29 June 2018 International Conference on Children's Health and the Environment (INCHES)

Seoul, Korea

INCHES is an international network that promotes children’s health and environment. This requires protecting them from harmful environmental exposures.

Saving the Children at Risk,

Shaping the Future Sustainability

From June 27-29, 2018, International Conference on Children's Health and the Environment (INCHES) is organizing its ninth conference at the Hoam Faculty House, Seoul, Korea. We cordially invite you to participate the 9th INCHES and submit abstracts for presentations.


28–30 June 2018 Fourth Annual International Health Congress—Oxford 2018

St Hugh’s College, Oxford

We are delighted to announce the third call for abstracts for the 2018 Oxford Health Congress, which will take place in St Hugh’s College, Oxford (28–30 June 2018).

As in previous years, we welcome excellent research papers from across the spectrum of health and medical research of particular relevance to the understanding of, and need for, health services in all settings. Some of the speakers and details can be found on the website and more will be posted in due course.

The deadline for this call is 13 MARCH 2018. We warmly encourage you to submit your abstracts to: http://www.globalhealthcongress.org/submissions, where full further details can be found. Please do join us for what promises to be another stimulating opportunity to share research ideas and experience with colleagues from around the world.

For further information or enquiries, please contact: liora.michlin@new.ox.ac.uk.

International Health Congress 2018


10 September 2018 PODS4H18


The International Workshop on Process-Oriented Data Science for Healthcare 2018 (PODS4H18) aims at providing a high-quality forum for interdisciplinary researchers and practitioners (both data/process analysts and medical audience) to exchange research findings and ideas on healthcare process analysis techniques and practices. PODS4H research includes a wide range of topics from process mining techniques adapted for healthcare processes, to practical issues on implementing PODS methodologies in healthcare centers’ analysis units. For more details, see


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