Pre-conference programme EPH Conference 2023

We are excited to announce an interesting programme of pre-conferences on Wednesday 8 November. Registration for pre-conferences is required. Pre-conferences can be booked when registering for the main conference. If you are already registered you can add a pre-conference to your registration by sending an email with your preferred pre-conference to You will receive an adjusted invoice by email.

Pre-conferences are offered with buffet lunches as moments for networking and getting together. Lunch is between 12:30 – 13:30 Dublin time.


Wednesday 8 November, 09:00 - 12:30 (followed by network lunch at 12:30 Dublin time)

Skills building workshop: Applying strategic foresight methods in public health and policy making
Organised by EUPHA Foresight section

A guideline to the European Health Data Space language based on health literacy principles
Organised by EUPHA Health literacy and Public health monitoring and reporting sections. Co-organisers: Technical University Munich (Germany); Sciensano (Belgium); WHO Infodemic Management, World Health Organization

Approaches and methods for cost-of-illness studies: national and international experiences
Organised by EUPHA Public health economics section, in collaboration with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Health literacy, health education and healthy life styles: connections and contradictions towards sustainability and the role of Salutogenesis
Organised by EUPHA Health promotion section; University of Education, Freiburg (Germany); Health Institute of Coimbra (Portugal)

Master that elevator: how to effectively pitch your research to policy makers. A capacity building session for young professionals
Organised by EUPHAnxt and European Network of Medical Residents in Public Health (EuroNet MRPH)


Wednesday 8 November, 09:00 - 17:00 (full day, including network lunch from 12:30 - 13:30 Dublin time)

Inclusion of refugee and migrant groups to address key health challenges for a sustainable future
Organised by EUPHA Migrant and ethnic minority health section; Lancet Migration; Participatory Health Research Unit, University of Limerick, Ireland

Workplace sexual harassment: theory, measurement, consequences and prevention
Organised by EUPHA Social security, work and health section 

A hands-on introduction to qualitative research methods in public health
Organised by EUPHA Public health epidemiology section; EUPHAnxt 

Assessing COVID-19 response strategies: lessons, legacies and future preparedness
Organised by Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland


Wednesday 8 November, 13:30 - 17:00 (starting with network lunch at 12:30 Dublin time)

Assessing health needs: a public health diagnosis of two Dublin communities
Organised by Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin City University (DCU), Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programmme

Reuse of sensitive individual data – Methods and tools for a federated approach
Organised by EUPHA Public health monitoring and reporting section; Population Health Information Research Infrastructure; Institute for Health Sciences (Spain); Robert Koch Institute (Germany); Sciensano (Belgium)

Competences and training needs for better implementation of HIA across Europe
Organised by EUPHA Health impact assessment section 

Cancer prevention for a sustainable future: an interactive workshop for public health specialists
Organised by Cancer Prevention Europe (CPE), International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC/WHO)

Developments in evaluating implementation of public policy for the promotion of physical activity and healthy nutrition
Organised by University of Limerick (Ireland)

Young Researchers' Forum
Organised by ASPHER and EUPHA

Sustainable primary healthcare: lessons learned, quick wins and challenges
Organised by NHG - Dutch College for General Practioners (Netherlands); European Forum for Primary Care (EFPC). With support of EUPHA Health services research section and European Society for Quality & Safety in Family Medicine (EQUIP)

Better public health: a data centred approach to interoperability, with international information standards
Organised by GGD-GHOR (Netherlands)

Art, architecture, atmosphere and (mental) health -  A multi-disciplinary walking experience in Dublin (fully booked)
Organised by EUPHA Public mental health, Environment and health and Urban public health sections