Dear IEA Members,
The next IEA World Congress of Epidemiology will be held in Saitama, Japan on 19-22 August 2017. The venue is about 25 minutes away from Tokyo, by bullet train. The conference theme is global, regional and local health and epidemiology in a changing world. The first call for abstracts is now open. Further information is available on the conference website http://wce2017.umin.jp/welcome/index.html The congress organisers are offering scholarships for travel awards for selected abstracts.
To apply for the award, please submit your abstract by 15 October 2016 (see http://wce2017.umin.jp/call_for_abstracts/index.html for instructions). This award will be given in recognition of outstanding endeavours by young researchers and to encourage continued research careers related epidemiology. For this program, a limited number of awards will be made available to PhD students or postdoctoral researchers who submit original abstracts in basic and clinical research fields of epidemiology.
International Epidemiological Association (IEA)