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Digital Health at Marseille 2019


This year’s EPH Conference in Marseille will feature a full track on Digital Health which will be developed in collaboration with the International Digital Public Health (DPH) Conference series. The Digital Health Conferences are world leading annual interdisciplinary events aiming to improve public health through the application of novel technology at the personal, community and global levels. They are unique in bringing together audiences from public health, computer and data science, MedTech industry and NGOs.

Abstract submission

Digital Public Health Conference (DPH)

For those with work of a technical focus (e.g. computer science, data science, big data systems and analysis, development of technology), we recommend submitting your paper/abstract to the DPH system. Your work can be submitted under one of the following categories:

Long research paper – max. 10 pages

Short research paper – max. 5 pages

All long paper and short paper submissions to this track must be made via the DPH online system. Deadline for submissions is 25 June 2019.

Link to abstract submission technical papers

Young Researchers' Forum 

We welcome submissions from students in a field related to digital public health. The Young Researchers' Forum will take place on Wednesday 20 November 2019 and is designed to provide students with an opportunity to present their work in a friendly, supportive forum and receive feedback from mentors and peers. More information here.

Students are invited to submit progress reports (max. length 1,000 words) clearly outlining their project, its novelty and significance, and provide at least one result from ongoing work. Deadline for submissions is 25 June 2019.

Link to abstract submission Young Researchers Forum

Accepted Technical and PhD student track submissions will be indexed in ACM proceedings, accepted public health abstracts will be published in the European Journal of Public Health

More information on 9th International Digital Public Health Conference

The International Digital Public Health Conference series (‘DPH’) is a world leading annual interdisciplinary event on research and innovation in digital health. The event fosters interdisciplinary research and innovation driven by real world needs, aiming to improve public health through the application of novel technology at the personal, community and global levels. Unique in bringing together audiences from Public Health, Computer and Data Science, MedTech industry and NGOs, DPH enables cross-fertilization of research and innovation in digital public health, offering knowledge exchange and networking opportunities.

Areas of interest

  • Technology support of essential public health operations (EPHO)
  • Public health interventions and disaster risk reduction (DRR) using mobile technologies
  • Serious games and digital storytelling
  • Behaviour change
  • Citizens science, participatory surveillance and crowdsourcing
  • IoT/sensors
  • Big data modelling and machine learning
  • Data science
  • Preparedness and response to emergencies
  • Infectious diseases and public health education
  • Community engagement
  • Infection control and antimicrobial stewardship
  • Individual vaccination passports

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