The Conference

19. líf- og heilbrigðisvísindaráðstefna Háskóla Íslands

The 19th biomedical and health sciences conference will be held on 3 and 4 January 2019 in Háskólatorg. Around 1000 participants get together and discuss the latest developments in biomedical and health sciences in Iceland. Participation in the conference is free of charge and it is open for everyone.

Around 240 studies presented

On the this years programme are 240 research presentations, including 15 interesting sessions entirely in English. The topics cover most aspects of biomedical and health sciences, including everything from molecular biology and genetics to rehabilitation, internal medicine and mental and physical health during the lifespan. The sessions are interdisciplinary in order to connect people from different fields. The conference abstracts will be published in Læknablaðið supplement journal that will be distributed during the conference and made available on the site.

Guest lecture in English

The programme also includes an exciting guest lecture from Bergþór Hauksson, senior development mangager at CCP. Bergþór will discuss the integration of gaming and science. The lecture will be in English.

Promising scientists rewarded

Three promising scientist will be rewarded at the conference closing. See more details.

Everyone is invited to participate and there is not conference fee. Registration.