2nd Conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics

 

Registration is now open. Please click here to get to the registration form.

 

About the conference

The conference aims to bring together researchers, policy-makers and practitioners to showcase and discuss cutting-edge research and emerging ideas in health economics. The theme of the conference is «Efficiency of Health Care Systems». Submissions related to this theme are particularly welcome, but proposals from all areas of health economics will be considered for inclusion in the program.

The conference will take place on January 15, 2021 as an online conference.

Conference venue: Online

 

Conference Program

08:30 Registration 
09:00 Welcome and Opening Plenary 
  Stefan Felder, President SGGÖ and University of Basel 
  Roundtable: Efficiency of the Swiss Healthcare System - How to improve it
  Chair: Simon Wieser, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
   
11:15 Parallel Sessions
  A - Economics of health system financing, organisation and delivery 
  Chair: Stefan Boes, University of Lucerne
  B - Demand and supply of healthcare 
  Chair: Beatrix Eugster, University of St. Gallen
12:15  Lunch Break
13:30  Parallel Sessions
  C - Determinants of health 
   Chair: Fabrizio Mazzonna, University of Lugano
  D - Methodological issues / equity in healthcare               
   Chair: Joachim Marti, University of Lausanne
   
15:30  Closing Plenary 
   Chair: Mike Gerfin, University of Bern
  Keynote: Werner Brouwer, Erasmus University of Rotterdam
16:30  End of Conference
16:45  Sggoe Members' Meeting

 

Submission

Online submission of abstracts is open until midnight CET September 7, 2020.

Submitting an abstract requires you to give the following information:

  • your particulars
  • co-authors
  • title of the abstract
  • abstract (maximum 1500 characters for Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion)

Notification about acceptance will be given by the end of September. 

Registration

Registration is now open. Please click here to get to the registration form.

If you want to attend the workshop without submitting an abstract, you are very welcome as well. The congress fee is

  • CHF 20 for all participants, irrespective of their sggö membership status

Please click here to apply for membership (for 2021 membership) of the sggö. Please note that registration will close on January 6, 2021.

Registration fee includes admission to all sessions (keynote, parallel sessions).

Key dates

Abstract submission*

March 2 - September 7

Notification of applicants

September 28

Preliminary Conference Program

October 5

Conference Registration

October 6 - January 6

Conference

January 15

* Abstracts already submitted by April 28 may be resubmitted in a revised version.

Scientific Committee

Stefan Felder, University of Basel

Stefan Boes, University of Lucerne

Fabrizio Mazzonna, University of Lugano

Mark Dusheiko, University of Lausanne

Simon Wieser, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Beatrix Eugster, University of St. Gallen