European Association for Health Information & Libraries Conference 2018

The European Association for Health Information and Libraries conference will take place in Cardiff, Wales in July 2018. One of the conference themes is ‘information for the public and consumer health’ and the organisers are inviting individuals to submit abstracts for this theme on the topic of ‘Health Literacy and Digital Literacy – making public information simple’. Please see below for more information about how to submit abstracts and note that the deadline for this is quite soon: 27th October 2017. Good look with your submissions!


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

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom , 9-13 July 2018


This is a reminder call for abstracts for the EAHIL Cardiff Conference – 4 weeks until abstract submission deadline of 27th October 2017

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 Local Organising Committee 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 (9th and 10th 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: 27th October 2017
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 1st December 2017
  • Deadline for Registration for Presenters: 30th March 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.


More information on submitting your abstract is available on our website
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Contact the Local Organising Committee
Twitter: @EAHIL2018

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