CfP: DPH 2019 Conference, Marseille 20-23 Nov 2019


Collocation partner of the 12th European Public Health Conference

20th – 23rd November 2019

Marseille Chanot, Palais des Congrès et des Expositions, Marseille, France


The International Digital Public Health Conference series (‘DPH’) is a world leading annual interdisciplinary event on research and innovation in digital health. The event fosters interdisciplinary research and innovation driven by real world needs, aiming to improve public health through the application of novel technology at the personal, community and global levels. Unique in bringing together audiences from Public Health, Computer & Data Science, MedTech industry and NGOs, DPH enables cross-fertilization of research and innovation in digital public health, offering knowledge exchange and networking opportunities.

Areas of interest (includes but not limited to):

  • Technology support of essential public health operations (EPHO)
  • Public health interventions and disaster risk reduction (DRR) using mobile technologies
  • Serious games and digital storytelling
  • Behaviour change
  • Citizens science, participatory surveillance and crowdsourcing
  • IoT/sensors
  • Big data modelling and machine learning
  • Data science
  • Preparedness and response to emergencies
  • Infectious diseases and public health education
  • Community engagement
  • Infection control and antimicrobial stewardship
  • Individual vaccination passports

Submission types to be published in the ACM DPH 2019 proceedings and to be presented orally at the conference:

Main Track – long papers (up to 10 pages), short papers (up to 5 pages)

PhD Student Track – progress reports up to 2 pages, including at least one result from ongoing work

We also welcome submissions to:

3. Poster and Demo Track – visual presentations of current or planned work

4. DPH 2019 Innovation Prize – celebrating excellence in partnerships and innovation

We are also offering the opportunity to submit Medical Abstracts (for papers and/or posters) to a collaborative DPH / EPH ‘Digital Health’ Track via the EPH 2019 portal. Accepted submissions will be published in the European Journal of Public Health.

Important dates:

  • Call for papers opens – 21st Jan 2019
  • Early bird registration opens – 1st April 2019
  • Deadline for Medical Abstracts (via EPH) – 1st May 2019
  • Deadline for Main Track, PhD Track, Poster and Demo Track submissions – 25th May 2019
  • Deadline for DPH 2019 Innovation Prize submissions – 1st July 2019
  • Notification of outcomes to authors – 22nd July 2019
  • Camera-ready deadline – 9th August 2019

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