Global Partnerships to Advance NCD Research within the Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals

August 8-9, 2016

Emory Conference Center Hotel
1615 Clifton Road NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30329

An international conference to engage in an interdisciplinary dialog about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, their relevance, progress to date, and challenges in achieving specified targets. This forum will showcase research advances and programmatic innovations regarding global non-communicable diseases (NCDs) within the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a specific emphasis on health targets in SDG 3.

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Call for Abstracts

Abstracts on any global NCD research issue will be considered. Research on the intersection of NCDs and topics related to targets specified by SDG #3 are highly encouraged. We welcome abstracts that describe approaches to reducing NCD mortality in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs); NCD prevention interventions or policy; NCD surveillance systems; health financing; or the intersection of NCD research with other topical areas, such as HIV.
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Abstract Topics

The Research Symposium is embedded within a meeting of US investigators and their global collaborators; it will include plenary sessions and technical workshops related to the global NCDs and the SDGs.
Abstracts on any global NCD research issue will be considered. Research on the intersection of NCDs and topics related to targets specified by SDG #3 are highly encouraged. We welcome abstracts that describe approaches to reducing NCD mortality in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs); NCD prevention interventions or policy; NCD surveillance systems; health financing; or the intersection of NCD research with other topical areas, such as HIV.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 June 2016

Notification of Acceptance: 1 July 2016

Submission requirements

  1. Cover letter should be addressed tothe SDG3 Symposium Program Committee, briefly describe the abstract, its title, and its relevance, and include full names, degrees and institutions of all authors as well as mailing address, telephone number, and email address for the presenting author.
  2. Abstract text (300 word max)
  3. Optional: 1 table or figure

Priority will be given to early career investigators within 5 years of their terminal degree.

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Registration - General Information

Conference Dates:

August 8-9, 2016

Conference Location:

Emory Conference Center Hotel
1615 Clifton Road NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30329

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Registration Deadline:

Registration deadline is July 15, 2016

Conference Location: Emory Conference Center Hotel 1615 Clifton Road NW Atlanta, Georgia 30329

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Sponsors

Emory University
Rollins School of Public Health
University of Washington

Symposium Coalition Member Institutions

Duke University
Vanderbilt University
Cornell University
Harvard University
Yale University
Northwestern University
University of California- Berkeley
University of California- San Francisco
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Contact Us

Please contact Olivia Manders with any registration questions or cancellations at gncd@emory.edu