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About Epicoh 2017

The 26th International Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) Conference will be held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre between the 28th and 31st August 2017.
EPICOH is part of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) and has as its main function promotion of communication among epidemiologists, industrial hygienists, and other occupational health scientists worldwide.

The event spans three full days of presentations, discussions and networking on the most topical areas of workplace health and epidemiology. It brings scientific and research expertise from all over the world to a single event to share learning and foster future research projects.


SCOM Conference 2017

The ICOH SCOM conference has agreed to host a one day specific conference alongside EPICOH  2017 at the same venue. SCOM Delegates can attend for this one day event at a day delegate rate, or can use their EPICOH delegate pass to attend SCOM activities on the 30th and other EPICOH activities between the 28th and 31st August.  All registrations and bookings and conference information will be published via this website.


Scientific Committee

EPICOH 2017 will be supported by an exceptional scientific committee of leading scientists, academics and researchers, comprising expertise from all over the world. With over 30 eminent research scientists, our committee represents a very multi-disciplinary view of Epidemiology today.

UK Organising Committee

Your UK organising committee is led by four key UK institutions in the field of Epidemiology; the Institute of Occupational Medicine, the University of Edinburgh, Heriot Watt University and the University of Glasgow, who prepared the successful bid for your visit to Scotland. We are pleased to be joined by leading figures associated with all four organisations to complete our organising committee.


We are pleased to have received sponsorship from several organisations, who have contributed in a variety of ways to the costs and delivery of our event. You can find out more from the Sponsors section.  If you would like to find out more about sponsoring or exhibiting at EPICOH 2017 please contact us or contact Grant Law on +44 131 449 8000 or simply download our sponsorship information and application form.


For the last seven years, Edinburgh has retained its position as the most popular UK city after London for hosting international association meetings.