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Winds of change:
towards new ways of improving public health in Europe

Ljubljana, Slovenia
28 November - 1 December 2018

Abstract decisions


We thank you for submitting an abstract for the 10th European Public Health (EPH) Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, from 1 to 4 November 2017. We were pleased to receive a record number of 1,521 abstracts of which 96 workshop abstracts. Abstracts were received from 73 countries.

The score for your abstract is displayed in your personal login. Please note that if for example you were not accepted for an oral presentation and your second choice was poster when you submitted your abstract, then we have not programmed you for a pitch presentation! 

Please note that the International Scientific Committee can score to a maximum of 7 points.

You can access the decision on your abstract by logging onto your account here


Singles abstracts are accepted based on their average score (by the International Scientific Committee) and the presentation preferences given by the submitter. The rejection rate is 11%.

Oral presentations (8-minute presentation)  average score of 5.000 or higher were accepted
Pitch presentations (5-minute presentation) average score of 4.550 or higher were accepted
E-Poster walks (3-minute presentation) average score of 4.200 or higher were accepted in the E-poster walks
E-Poster displays (throughout the programme) average score of 3.333 or higher were accepted as E-poster displays

Workshops scoring higher than 4.400 are accepted.
The rejection rate is 26%.


Your next steps if your abstract is accepted

1. Corrections: Check your abstract by logging into our database (https://ephconference.eu/cgi-files/mem_db.cgi). The system accepts your corrections until 10 July 2017, at noon (12.00 CEST).

2. Registration and confirmation: Register and confirm by 21 July that you will be presenting your abstract. You can confirm in your personal account per accepted abstract. If you do not confirm, we will remove your abstract from the programme and the Abstract Supplement to the European Journal of Public Health.

We look forward to welcoming you in Stockholm.