CleanMed Europe 2018 - Call for proposals now open!

Jan 18, 2018

We are now accepting proposals for presentations for the CleanMed Europe 2018 conference, taking place in Nijmegen, Netherlands from October 10th - 12th.

CleanMed Europe is Europe’s leading conference on sustainable healthcare and will provide the optimal platform to share the latest industry trends, discuss diverse topics related to environmental sustainability, network, and learn from international thought leaders.

Submit your proposal today!

The 2018 conference will be hosted by Radboud university medical center - a leading academic centre for patient care, education, and research, whose mission is ‘to have a significant impact on healthcare’. The medical centre’s activities help to improve healthcare and consequently the health of individuals and of society.

Nijmegen is also the 2018 European Green Capital and CleanMed Europe will fit into an exciting programme of events and initiatives in the city throughout the year.

Different formats enabling synergies

To get the most of the speakers and attendees time, we provide various settings:

  • Market lounge rounds - as simple as speed dating: present your project/product at your table three times to rotating groups and receive instant feedback
  • Parallel sessions - speak about your topic of expertise
  • Plenaries - open up the dialogue between the speakers and the participants about the latest developments


Topics we are seeking include, but are not limited to:

  • Leadership (leadership strategies for sustainable healthcare/positive health/health promotion/innovation)
  • Chemicals (EDCs/non-toxic healthcare/nanomaterials and nanomedicine in healthcare)
  • Waste (reduction/management strategies in healthcare)
  • Energy (energy efficiency/renewable energy)
  • Climate change & health (mitigation/resilience/leadership)
  • Water (consumption/reduction/reuse in healthcare)
  • Food (sustainable & healthy food in healthcare/food waste)
  • Pharmaceuticals (management/disposal of pharmaceuticals/antimicrobial resistance)
  • Buildings (sustainable buildings/green and healthy hospital design)
  • Purchasing (green and ethical public procurement in healthcare)
  • Education and stakeholder engagement (training/ professional development/engagement with nurses, staff, management, etc.)

Submit your proposal today!

Preference will be given to timely and innovative proposals. Speakers will receive reduction on registration fees. Deadline: 2nd March 2018.

Latest news

We are now accepting proposals for presentations for the CleanMed Europe 2018 conference; submit your proposal today!
Health Care Without Harm Europe and Radboud university medical center are delighted to announce that CleanMed Europe 2018 will be held in Nijmegen, Netherlands from 10th–12th October 2018. We invite you to mark your calendars and save the date.
Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe organised the first ever European Workshop on Sustainable and Healthy Food in healthcare as part of CleanMed Europe, Europe’s leading conference on sustainable healthcare.

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