The first Strategic Conference of CEE4Health will take place the beginning of 2019 in Vienna, Austria.
The format of the two-day Conference will be a well-balanced mixture of presentations, informing and analyzing plenary sessions, as well as panel discussions focusing on the available data and the existing solutions. Meanwhile, significant focus and time will be dedicated to the organized working group sessions, where all participants will have the opportunity to engage, set long and short term priorities to CEE4Health, as well as to identify and agree on the key initiatives that will have tangible and visible effect on the improvement of the healthcare environment in our region. While positioning patients at the centre of the discussions, the conference will provide an opportunity for multiple viewpoints from different stakeholders, whilst fostering dialogue and critical thinking.
During the two-day Conference the experts will aim to:
- identify key hurdles and gaps within the region of CEE, as well as similarities and opportunities for collaboration in health and healthcare;
- define the long and short term goals of CEE4Health in line with the mission and the vision of the network;
- agree upon concrete actions and potential solutions, which will address the health related challenges within the region.
The scope of CEE4Health and particularly the first Strategic Conference of the association encompasses all countries in Central and Eastern Europe as defined by OECD1 and their neighboring countries, which include, but are not limited to:
Albania, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, , Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, , Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine and more.
The Strategic Conference aims to get together around 60 experts from diverse health and non-health areas, policy makers, industry representatives, ecologists, IT specialists, etc. Key international supporters and experts with particular knowledge, interests and focus on the region of Central and Eastern Europe and its health and healthcare related development will also be present.