Call for abstracts: EAHIL 2018 in Cardiff

By Petra Wallgren Björk | Published: 2017-08-04

Logo for EAHIL 2018 in Cardiff

Dear Colleagues,

European Association for Health Information & Libraries 2018 Inspiring – Involving – Informing

The Local Organising Committee for EAHIL 2018 are pleased to announce that the European Association for Health Information & Libraries will hold their 16th annual Conference in
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom on 9-13 July 2018

The conference will take place in the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, with the Welcome Reception in the National Museum and the Conference Dinner in City Hall Cardiff in the historic heart of the city.

The call for abstracts for the EAHIL Cardiff Conference is now open!

The conference themes are the joint work of the International Programme Committee and the Local Organising Committee.  For any query about the theme, please contact EAHIL stating the theme and the lead for the sub group will be able to offer you advice.

The LOC has members from many different organisations within and outside Wales. This call for abstracts is being sent out to these organisations and networks.

EAHIL seeks abstracts from colleagues in all sectors. We know that we have a lot to learn about health and wellbeing from each other.

Types of presentations and workshops

There are four different types of presentation and workshop at the conference. Please state on your submission which type you think would best showcase your work. The categories are:

  • Continuing Education Courses (9 and 10 July)
  • Parallel sessions: Interactive and hands on workshops
  • Parallel sessions: Lecture style. This will include panel discussion and questions from the audience.
  • Digital Poster* exhibition.


  • Deadline for Abstract Submissions: October 27 2017
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: December 1 2017
  • Deadline for Registration for Presenters: March 30 2018

*The poster exhibition will be electronic for the first time at an EAHIL conference. You will be asked to send a JPEG of your poster to the Cardiff exhibition team and we will do the rest. All posters will be available on e-poster monitors in the conference exhibition and on the conference website. These electronic posters will also be available for the online CPD EAHIL courses. Please contact EAHIL if you have any queries.

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