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The 29th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services will take place in a hybrid format, with the option to participate in-person or online. All the plenary sessions and almost all parallel sessions will be live streamed.

All registered participants (in-person and online) will have access to a landing page with live chat capability, the live stream of the program, the e-poster gallery, and to on-demand post-viewing for at least two more months after the conference.

The times given in the conference program correspond to Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Formal Opening

In memoriam Jürgen Pelikan

Venue: Hoersaal 1


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Peter Nowak

Head of the Competence Centre for Health Promotion and Health Care at Gesundheit Österreich GmbH, Austria

Peter Nowak: 1985 – 2008 research and organisational development projects in healthcare and health promotion at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the Sociology of Health and Medicine (Vienna). 2008 - 2011 Senior Researcher for user and patient participation in healthcare and Deputy Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Health Promotion Research (Vienna). Since 2011 at the Austrian Public Health Institute: initially as Deputy Director of the Federal Institute on Quality in Healthcare, 2013-2020 Head of the Department Health and Society, since 2016 also director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion in Hospitals and Health Care, since 2022 Head of the Competence Centre Health Promotion and Healthcare focusing on national strategies in health promotion, health literacy, patient-centred care, communication in healthcare.

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