International Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases: Hold the Door against Injury and Disease

2nd edition, May 22-24, 2017 Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Please mark your calendar on May 22nd – 24th, 2017, for the 2nd edition of the International Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (ICONiC). This edition of the conference addresses both the field of non-communicable disease and the field of violence and injury prevention.

Call for abstract

Abstract submissions are welcomed on original research topics concerning non-communicable diseases and injury, as well as best practices and lessons learned from interventions to prevent and/or manage non-communicable diseases and injury. Thus, we welcome abstracts from the field of non-communicable diseases and injury describing: (1) original research results; (2) ongoing or finalized research studies; and (3) services and good practices. Deadline for submission is 11:59 p.m. CET on Friday, April 15.

If you want to submit and abstract for the conference, click the abstract submission button.

Conference registration

Participation in ICONiC 2017 is free of charge. Moreover, you can attend the conference without submitting an abstract. However, there is a limited number of available seats, so registration for the conference must be made in advance. Registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. CET on Monday, May 1st.

To register for ICONiC 2017, click  here

Conference program

Keynote speeches, workshops, plenary sessions, oral and poster presentation sessions will structure this years’ event, aiming to provide a forum that enables practitioners, researchers, business developers and service users to share new research, trends and evidence-based practices in the fields of non-communicable diseases and injury.

If you’re interested to see the ICONiC 2017 speakers and the topics addressed in the conference presentations and workshops, please access the conference program. 

So think about the individuals in your network interested in preventing non-communicable diseases and injuries and invite them to join us at ICONiC 2017. We hope you will help us spread the word. If you or someone in your network has a research, a program, a business oriented towards healthy communities to share, consider submitting an abstract for an oral or poster presentation.

ICONiC 2017 is supported by a National Institute of Health Fogarty Grant so you don’t need to worry about the fee. More information about ICONiC 2017 is available at

If you have questions about ICONiC 2017, please email us at

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Cluj-Napoca!