Submission of Abstracts

European Congress on Personalised Medicine, Milan 2018
Education Track

Forward as One: Integrating Innovation into Europe’s Healthcare Systems

Submission of Abstracts

The 2nd European Congress on Personalised Medicine Scientific Committee welcomes abstract submissions for consideration at the Congress, taking place in Milan from 26th to 28th November 2018.

Submission of abstracts opens on March 19th 2018

Email Abstract to the following address:

Please review the guidelines below and submit your abstract here:

Presentation Types

Contributions to the conference programme are invited as the following presentation types:

  • Oral
  • Poster

The majority of abstracts will be presented as posters, with a small percentage of proffered presentations within the congress sessions

  • Abstract on one A4 page written in characters at least 12, line spacing at least 1.
  • Figures may be included
  • Top-left a space for the subject category
  • Title
  • Authors
  • Affiliation
  • E-mail address for correspondence
  • Choose a subject theme from the list. The scientific committee may change the section  without notifying the authors.
  • Send the abstract in PDF format as an attachment to an e-mail. State in the “subject” of the mail the subject theme and its code.

Some indications

  • This is a multidisciplinary congress, abstract should be readable also for non-specialists.
  • For each accepted abstract one free admission to the scientific sessions for a young (<35 years) co-author.


Oral presentation



  • Present your posters
  • Be present at the indicated times
  • If a poster is not presented the abstract will be removed from the official proceedings to be published in e-form after the congress.
  • Authors  may want to expand the subject of their presentation in a short article that may be submitted to an electronic journal (e-cancer for example)

Important Dates:

  • Abstract submission open: Monday 19th March
  • Abstract submission deadline: Friday 29th June
  • Notification of abstract acceptance:  Wednesday 25th July
  • Deadline to submit full paper: Wednesday 5th September
  • Deadline to confirm acceptance of offer by registering: Friday 12th October
  • Congress dates: 26th – 28th November 2018

Abstract Themes

Abstracts can be submitted under the following themes/sub-themes:

Capturing Information

  • Data linkage
  • Geographic information systems
  • Health information systems
  • Screening
  • Patient Data
  • Consent
  • Surveillance/registries

Communicable Diseases

  • Communicable diseases
  • Communities and environments
  • Built environment
  • Community development/engagement, capacity building, partnerships
  • Environment, ecology, climate change
  • Healthy islands
  • Poverty
  • Refugee health
  • Social determinants of health

Equity in Health

  • Equity, inequity
  • Patient rights
  • Justice and ethics
  • Gender
  • Gender equity
  • Men’s health
  • Women’s health
  • Health in crisis
  • Surveillance, outbreaks, epidemics
  • Health promotion
  • Behaviour change
  • Health promotion
  • Injury prevention
  • Occupational health
  • Education
  • Food security
  • Health economics and financing

Health Systems

  • Leadership and governance
  • Population health planning, demography, needs assessment
  • Primary health care
  • Public health policy, legislation, ethics Public health workforce
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable development goals
  • Systems thinking, systems reform

Health-Related Behaviours

  • Health-related behaviours
  • Food, nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Oral health
  • Physical activity
  • Tobacco control, tobacco use

Influence in Health

  • Advocacy
  • Communication/social media, marketing
  • Legislation
  • Political economy of health
  • Research/knowledge translation

Life Stages

  • Adolescent health Ageing/elderly
  • Child health
  • Life course
  • Maternal health
  • Sexual and reproductive health

Non-Communicable Diseases

  • Cancer prevention
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Chronic disease management and prevention
  • Disability and rehabilitation
  • Mental health
  • Noncommunicable/chronic diseases, risk factors

Research Methodologies and Methods

  • Epidemiology
  • Evaluation
  • Research methodologies and methods