What can we do to promote healthy and meaningful lives?  How can we use technology and organize our health system to provide the needed health care? At this one-day conference, brought to you by NTNU Health, excellent speakers elaborate these important research issues.

Join us the 5th of October in Trondheim to prepare for the future - attendance is free and open to everyone.



Full title: Forecasting health and population in the 21st century. What will the future look like? Stein Emil Vollset (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington)

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Panel debate: Health promotion the next decades: Challenges and opportunities

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Coffee and snacks


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Conversation: What values can we create from health data and what are the costs? 

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More coffee


Panel debate: Key issues for sustainable future health services

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NTNU is launching a new report on service innovation in the health and welfare sector at this conference. Brita Pukstad has been the leader of the working group, representing different disciplines and faculties at NTNU.


Pitches by the top three candidates for Best Scientific Publication. The winner is elected by a public vote.
Announcement of Best Poster Award.

Poster session, finger food, drinks, and mingling.



Best Scientific Publication

Qualifying criteria

  • The publication should be based on results that have emerged from a NTNU Health-funded project
  • The 1st author should be employed as a PhD-student or postdoc at the time of paper submission
  • The publication has to be published in a peer-reviewed international journal or book between 2015 and 2023

Evaluation criteria

  • The paper is of excellent quality
  • The paper reflects true interdisciplinarity
  • The paper have contributed with new knowledge of importance

You can only nominate one paper per 1st author, and the nomination must describe how the paper meets the above evaluation criteria.

The three best papers will be invited to pitch their research at the conference, where a vote among the audience will decide the winner. 
Award: Diploma for the 1st author and 10.000 NOK in project funding for the research group.
Nomination deadline was 20 September 2023.

Best Poster

Poster abstract submission is closed. Contact if you have any questions.

The posters will be judged by members of the NTNU Health Leader Group and the winner is announced at the poster/award session at the end of the conference program. All posters will be evaluated on scientific importance, contribution to the field, and overall presentation.

Award: Diploma for the presenter and 5000 NOK in project funding.


Important information



5 October 2023 09:00-19:00


Radisson Blu Royal Garden, Trondheim

Registration is closed

Travelling to Trondheim?

Travelling to Trondheim?

Trondheim fjord
Photo: Colourbox/Niels Melander

NTNU's Strategic Research Areas

NTNU's Strategic Research Areas

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