Date & Place
14-15 March 2024
The Chamber of Commerce, Trieste, Italy
Online participation will not be possible
Call for abstracts
We welcome abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations dealing with burden of disease and the use of Disability-Adjusted Life Years in particular. Please complete the abstract submission form and forward it to the Action chair () before the abstract submission deadline of 15 January 2024. Abstracts will be evaluated by a scientific committee; results will be announced on 31 January 2024. Accepted abstracts will be published as a Supplement to Archives of Public Health.
Prof Dr Emmanuela Gakidou, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Dr Emmanuela Gakidou is Professor of Health Metrics Sciences and Senior Director of Organizational Development and Training at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. She is also a Faculty Affiliate for the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences at the University of Washington. Dr. Gakidou’s research interests focus on impact evaluation, methods, and tools development for analytical challenges in global health. Examples of current research projects include the evaluation of community-based interventions to improve non-communicable disease management in underserved populations, the assessment of facility efficiency in the provision of health services, and the measurement of poverty and educational attainment at the small area level.
The 2nd International Burden of Disease Conference will cover presentations from our keynote speakers and other burden of disease enthusiasts.
|Thursday 14/03||Friday 15/03|
|Welcome||Keynote lecture (TBC)
|10h00||Updates from the European Burden of Disease Network|
|Coffee break||Coffee break|
|11h00||Keynote lecture Dr Emmanuela Gakidou
|12h00||Lunch break||Lunch break|
|Abstract presentations||Abstract presentations|
|Coffee break||Coffee break|
Attendance to the conference is free of charge. The European Burden of Disease Network is able to reimburse travel and accomodation of up to 50 network members. Reimbursement will cover long-distance travel (up to 1500 EUR) and a per diem flat rate of 120 EUR per day, for a maximum of 3 days. Detailed reimbursement rules are available via https://www.cost.eu/travel_reimbursement_rules and the COST Annotated Rules.
How to obtain your reimbursement
- You will only be able to submit your reimbursement claim after the event
- You will be able to encode your reimbursement via the invitation link provided to you by e-mail and available in e-COST
- Attendance will be verified based on the attendance list; during the event, you should therefore sign the Attendance List on each day that you are attending the conference
- The deadline to submit your reimbursement claim online is 15 days after the event via your invitation link
- Please ensure that you register in e-COST the same e-mail address as in your invitation and that your bank details are up to date
Participation to the conference is free of charge, but registration is required.