Conference Handbook

The conference handbook is now available here

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Social and Physical Activity Programme now available

The Social and Physical Activity Programme is now available here

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Details of symposia, oral and poster presentations now online

Details of symposia, oral and poster presentations are now online. Click here for more details

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Themes for Oral Presentation Sessions

Oral presentations will be delivered under the follwing themed sessions:

  • Active ageing
  • Physical activity in diseased populations
  • Physical activity determinants in children
  • Social disadvantage
  • Sport
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Workplace physical activity
  • Children and young people – community approaches
  • School-based interventions
  • Built environment
  • Children and young people – movement skills
  • Physical activity campaigns
  • Determinants and mediators of physical activity
  • Children and young people – measurement and determinants
  • Settings


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Guidelines for Presenters

Guidlines for oral and poster presentations have been added to the website. Click here for more information

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ECR 'stars' announced

We are delighted to announce that two early career researchers have been awarded a plenary presentation at HEPA Europe 2016. More information can be found here.

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Deadline for late breaking abstracts - 5th August 2016

The deadline for the submission of late breaking abstracts is 5th August 2016. If you would like more information, please visit the late breaking abstracts page on our website.


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We have opened the call for late breaking abstracts. These will only be accpeted as a poster presentation, and the deadline fror submission is 5th August 2016. For more information click here

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The call for regular abstracts is now closed. However we will soon be offering the opportunity to submit your work as a late-breaking abstract. These will only be accpeted as a poster presentation, and the deadline will be 19th August 2016. Details to follow shortly...

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We have extended the deadline for early bird registration until 17th June 2016 to give more people a chance to book at the reduced price.

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Conference debate

We are pleased to annouce the HEPA Europe 2016 conference debate will be "The emperors new clothes: Is sedentary behaviour just physical inactvity by another name?"


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Conference Registration Open

Conference Registraton is now open. More details here.

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On your Marks... Get Set... to send us your Abstracts

The abstract portal is now open.


Submission Deadline:               Friday 8th April 2016
Acceptance / Rejection Notice by:       Friday 15th May 2016

Oral / Poster Presentations

Submission Deadline:               Monday 9th May 2016
Acceptance / Rejection Notice by:      Friday 27th May 2016

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Announcing the 12th Annual Meeting and 7th Conference of HEPA Europe

HEPA Europe 2016 is coming
to Belfast

Walking the Walk: what should the public health policy response be to the evidence for physical activity

Plenary sessions will include:

  • National and regional approaches to physical activity promotion and surveillance knowledge translation
  • Knowledge translation
  • Individual, social and environmental approaches to addressing physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour

Conference Flyer

Further details to follow.....

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