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This 3-day face to face conference will include a number of lively plenary debates about controversial and timely issues, involving high-profile players from across the health care landscape.

 Logo for the 2023 Preventing Overdiagnosis conferenceLocation: Hotel Scandic, Copenhagen, Denmark

Early Bird Registration is OPEN until 01 MAY 2023, price increases for non-concessions thereafter.

Scandic Copenhagen reduced rate accommodation 13 -16 August inclusive.
Enter Booking code: BDSA130823

Call for Abstracts OPEN




2023 themes below, please note we accept abstracts on all aspects of Overdiagnosis from all stakeholders.

  • Clinical solutions and decision-making during consultation to mitigate overdiagnosis: Focusing on preventing overdiagnosis at an individual level.
  • Overdefinition: pre-disease a driver for overdiagnosis and expanding disease definition: What are the risks of diagnosing a disease when the screening results are borderline.
  • Incentives, drivers and causes of overdiagnosis: Political, cultural and structural mechanisms: Social Science perspectives.
  • Sustainability: how is overdiagnosis contributing to healthcare’s global carbon footprint: Adapting healthcare to reduce the negative impact on climate change. 
  • Communicating about overdiagnosis including the role of mainstream journalism & social media: How platforms that influence societal belief can encourage critical thinking.
  • How does consumer testing and self-screening contribute to overdiagnosis
    The role of big data, machine learning, AI and liquid biopsies.