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Updated on 03/11/2020

ANSES supports the Université Côte d’Azur on the promotion of health improvement - 1 to 3 September 2021

From 01/09/2021 to 03/09/2021

Place : Palais de la Méditerranée, 13 Promenade des Anglais, 06000 Nice, France

Public : Open to all

An ecosystem approach to promoting healthy physical activity

In partnership with ANSES, Université Côte d’Azur is pleased to invite you to the 16th annual meeting and 11th conference of HEPA Europe. The conference is jointly organised with WHO/Europe, in partnership with the City of Nice, the French Society of Public Health, and the French Institute for Public Health Research (IReSP). This year, the HEPA Europe conference will focus on. “An ecosystem approach to health-enhancing physical activity promotion”. Conference topics feature a wide range of issues, including policy, active transport, sport, determinants of physical activity, health outcomes, sedentary behavior and many others. The objective of the conference is to engage policymakers, professionals, scientists and other stakeholders, as well as citizens to engage in the field of health-enhancing physical activity promotion. The conference will be an opportunity to target and connect these audiences. The meeting in Nice is a unique opportunity to meet experts and influencers face-to-face; to network, mix and mingle; to be inspired by leaders in the field and to stay up-to-date with scientific, practice and policy developments in Europe and beyond. 

From 1 to 3 September 2021, ANSES and the Université Côte d’Azur invite you to attend the conference organized jointly with WHO/Europe on the ecosystem approach to promoting physical activity for health. The conference will be held in the Palais de la Méditerranée, in the city center of Nice.

We will have keynotes, parallel oral sessions, poster sessions as well as symposia. Events will also include the annual meeting of HEPA Europe and parallel sessions of most of its working groups. 

This congress has been organized since 2005 and will be held for the first time in France.


Deadline for the submission of symposia and abstract has been closed

Poster submission deadline extended to April 30 ! (not eligible for early career award) 

The reviewing process is ongoing

Amendments to the abstract are possible if required during June 2020

Symposia and abstract acceptance notification: July 2020

Poster acceptance notification: July 2020

Registration open: 2021 (date to be defined

Registration for presenters closes: 2021 (date to be defined

Early bird registration deadline: until 2021 (date to be defined

Late registration for other participants (non-presenters) closes: Online registration will remain open; payments must be made prior to the start of the conference. Delegates registering after 2021 (date to be defined) will not be included in the list of Delegates.

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Palais de la Méditerranée, 13 Promenade des Anglais, 06000 Nice, France

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