Scientific programme

Academic sessions which consist of a combination of plenaries and parallel streams with oral presentations which will take place between Sunday 26th to Friday 31st July. We will also have a poster session for students with an award.

More information about the programme will be available here.

Opening session

Officials and the local organizing committee will open the conference with an official welcome and give further information about the plans for the week. Other details will be provided to help you have a productive and enjoyable visit.

Poster session

The local organising committee will lead the poster session located at the Sky Lounge on 12nd floor. They will briefly introduce each poster and the poster’s author(s). After this introduction, the delegation will be able to discuss the posters with the authors over refreshments.


Please note that there will be a best paper award for the poster session.


Prof. Dr. Peter Zweifel, Professor emeritus of the Department of Economics of the University of Zurich, and Prof. Greg Zaric, PhD, Faculty Director of Management Science, Ivey Business School, Canada (plus Canada Research Chair in Health Care Management Science).

Details on the keynotes can be found HERE.

Challenges and development in Health Care Prevention

This session is for anyone with an interest in and desire to strengthen health services research. The meeting is proceeded by distinguished national and international researchers and policy makers, moderated by Prof. Dr. Robert Fitzgerald, Head of the Karl Landsteiner Institute for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine and Head of the Health Political Forum

It will take place on Tuesday afternoon with an opportunity to get together afterwards to enjoy the night view over Vienna from Sky Lounge at floor 12.