Utrecht, the Netherlands, Thursday 23 - Friday 24 April 2015
HSR-Europe and the EUPHA section on HSR second annual Spring Meeting on HSR. Central theme is ‘Improving the organisation of health care at European, national or local level’.
Main focus of this small-scale lunch-to-lunch meeting (with a max of 40 participants) will be on paper presentations, with room for in-depth discussion of about 10-12 papers within the broad area of health services and systems research. Two sessions will be targeted to interaction and sharing ideas (see below). Call for abstracts now open until 9 February 2015
You are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation at this meeting using this abstract submission form
. It can involve presenting empirical results, but there is in potential also room for a few presentations regarding the start of a study (such as the development of a proposal or research design). Abstracts will be selected for oral presentation based on the quality of the work and on the scientific and/or policy relevance for participants from other (European) countries. Extra interactive sessions: we welcome your proposals
On Thursday we will organise a speeddating / research matchmaking session in order for participants to find others with similar interests or ideas. On Friday there will be a 60 minute slot available for a second interactive session. If you would like to organise that slot, then please send a description of your idea to firstname.lastname@example.org
, also until 9 February (max 300 words). Examples can be letting people provide intelligence for a current policy problem in your country or region, letting them brainstorm about future research funding calls, EU strategic initiatives, etcera.
Costs and registration
The costs of participation are €95, which includes lunches and a social dinner on Thursday evening. The meeting will take place at the offices of NIVEL, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Registration will open in January 2015, but you can already indicate your interest at email@example.com. Key dates:
• Call for abstracts: open from now until Monday 9 February 2015.
• Notification of successful abstracts: Monday 23 February 2015.
• Registration will open 15 January 2015.
• Meeting: from Thursday 23 April 2015 12.30 hrs – Friday 24 April 2015 13.30 hrs.