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The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research

The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research will take place in Trondheim 14-15 March 2017. The host of this year's conference is the Faculty of Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). A student conference will be held on 13 March.


Title 2017: Ensuring healthy lives for all The title of the conference is Ensuring healthy lives for all. The conference will present Norwegian and international research on global health in light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The conference is a meeting place for Norwegian and international researchers, students, health professionals, policy makers, representatives from biotech, and others with an interest in global health. It is an arena for presentations and discussions on current subjects on research for improved health in low- and lower-middle income countries and of relevance for Norwegian research environments. The conference remains the main platform and meeting place for all GLOBVAC supported research projects within all the thematic areas of the programme.


The conference is organized in four parallel sessions:

   1. Inequity, unfinished agendas and the SDGs
   2. Innovative approaches to improve health for all
   3. Interaction, collaboration and new partnerships to ensure healthy lives for all
   4. Implementation and impact; achieving the SDGs

For more details on the conference, please see the updated preliminary conference programme PDF - 367 KB and read the concept note PDF - 319 KB .

The conference registration is open!
Register before 15 January and get an early bird discount on the registration fee. If you are a regular participant, please register here. The registration deadline is set to 15 February.

Registration fee:
Regular participation: NOK 1000 (early registration). After January 15th: NOK 1250
Student participation: NOK 400 (early registration). After January 15th: NOK 600
Participant based in LLMIC: NOK 400

Register for the exclusive organ concert in beautiful Nidaros Cathedral Tuesday evening! (Photo: Edelpix)

Student conference
We are proud to announce that there will be a student conference in Trondheim on 13 March. The theme of the student conference is linked to the theme of the GLOBVAC conference. See the concept note here PDF - 79 KB . Registration for this free conference will open soon.

GLOBVAC conference programme
The conference programme PDF - 367 KB is updated with information about the symposia and the confirmed key note presenters.

The conference will be officially opened Monday 13 March 08:00 p.m. with the art exhibition <Immune Nations> at Gallery KIT, Trondheim Academy of Fine Arts. See here for more information about the Vaccine Project.

On Tuesday evening there will be an exclusive organ concert in the historical Nidaros Cathedral. This will be followed by a standing dinner in Herresalen at Erkebispegården located just outside the Cathedral.

Be sure not to miss out on the art exhibition <Immune Nations> at KIT Gallery. The conference will officially open with a vernissage Monday 13 March. Illustration: Kaisu Koski, Injection Stimulator, 2015.

Symposia and poster sessions
There will be 12 symposia organized in the four parallel sessions during the two days in Trondheim. See the programme for more details. Final titles will be added to the programme by 19 December.

There will be three poster sessions during the conference. The two best posters will be selected for first and second prize. Both research quality and poster lay out, as well as dissemination quality will be important criteria for the committee when deciding the winner. All participants were invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations, the conference committee received 106 abstracts before the deadline.

The conference venue
Read more about the conference venue here.

Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel, Trondheim (Photo: Raddisson Blu)

For alternative and cheaper accommodation we can recommend:

Trondheim Vandrerhjem
Nidaros pilgrim center

The conference is a joint initiative between seven actors involved with Global Health Research in Norway:


Written by:
Karine Kålsås and Wenche Dageid
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