The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM and Vilans presents the 18th International conference on Integrated Care “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” to take place in The NBC Congrescentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands 23 – 25 May 2018.

The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care. They shared experience and the latest evidence about integrating Public Health, Health and Social Care and the New roles and Possibilities for Hospitals, producing Positive and Curative Integrated Mental and Physical Care, mobilising key enablers like policy making and Mobile and Digital Health Solutions, and investment in an Integrated Care Workforce, clinical leadership and coproduction with individuals, careers, communities and populations.

The Integrated Care Academy© Award for Best Paper and Posters will be presented at the conference. All papers presented as oral presentations or posters at the conference will be published in the International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC).

The scientific committee for this conference has been established from international experts who are leading n the field of integrated care policy and practice, and they are now accepting paper submissions on the science, knowledge and adoption of Integrated Care and specifically relating to the conference themes until Monday, 20 November. The paper should take the form of an abstract of not more than 500 words. Abstract Submission Guidelines are available to download from the conference website.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the International Journal of Integrated Care (Impact Factor 2.230). Accepted abstract will appear in the programme as a formal oral presentation, workshop, oral poster or display poster, as deemed appropriate by the scientific committee. All accepted abstracts will compete for the annual IFIC Integrated Care Awards. Our International conference in Dublin last year received over 700 submissions so we advise that you take due consideration when submitting you paper to ensure you have the very best chance of success.

Registration: Australian Disease Management Association have secured a 10% discount for our members.