WHO European Healthy Cities Network
Annual Healthy Cities Business Meeting and Conference
Building Healthy Cities: Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable
Pécs, Hungary, 1-3 March 2017 #Pecs2017

Call for abstracts

Deadline for submission of abstracts: Friday 2 December 2016

The Conference programme comprises invited papers and papers submitted by participants that will be used for oral and poster presentations.

Papers submitted by participants can be scientific research or practice-oriented case studies.

Guidelines for submitting abstracts

We are inviting abstracts on the following themes:

Conference themes:

  • Community Resilience

  • Equity & Governance

  • Sustainable Development

Conference sub-themes:

  • Transport and Environment

  • Healthy Aging

  • Early Life

  • Gender

  • Migrant/Refugees

Preference will be given to papers which illustrate one or more of the following:

  • strategic and comprehensive approaches;

  • outcome-oriented approaches

  • approaches based on intersectoral action and community engagement;

  • community-based initiatives;

  • work that has been evaluated; and

  • successful practices, innovative solutions and lessons learned from experience.


Complete the abstract form with a summary of your paper of 250–350 words.

Each abstract must have a separate form, filled in clearly and concisely in English.
All abstracts will be reviewed, and results will be communicated to applicants by mid-January 2017.
Authors whose abstracts are selected will be required to submit their full papers before the Conference. Specifications for preparing full papers will be sent to successful applicants.
All selected abstracts will be published in the final programme and a book of abstracts, which will be available at the Conference.