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EPICOH 2017 aims to provide a high quality venue and programme over 3 days of plenary sessions, parallel sessions and mini-symposia and generally a very positive, stimulating, rewarding and welcoming experience for all delegates. When registering we recommend you consider booking your accommodation early and booking your place at the Gala Dinner. Edinburgh is a popular destination in late August.

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Please use our secure booking form to reserve for EPICOH 2017.

Delegate Rates

Delegates rates are £470 (ICOH members) and £550 (Non ICOH members) per person when booked before 31st May 2017. A full list of rates including student discounts and developing country rates can be found in this section.  

SCOM 2017 will also take place alongside EPICOH 2017. One day rates are also found in this section.

Abstract Submissions

EPICOH 2017 is anticipating over 400 submissions for review by the Scientific Committee. Abstract submissions of c. 250 words can be received after 9th January 2017. Please use this link.  The closing date for abstracts has been extended to 9th April 2017.


Mini Symposia Applications

The call for mini symposia is now open and will close on 31st January 2017. We invite all applications to be sent to the Scientific Committee using the attached form by this date.

Applications should be no longer than 500 words, with an additional list of proposed talks and presenters. Please note that they should aim to last no longer than either 60, 90 or 105 minutes in total including discussion.


Accompanying Persons

Should you be intending to travel with a partner, friend or colleague(s) who may not be attending as a delegate, your accompanying person is free to attend any social event including the gala dinner and take advantage of the special accommodation rates we have managed to obtain. The booking must however be made with your own delegate registration.


Applications for Scholarships are now CLOSED.  The successful applicants were notified by the 15th of May.

Workshops and Courses

We have one approved Workshop, which is being held on Monday 28th August at the EICC (conference venue) 1pm - 5pm on "Calculation of person-years and cumulative exposure in cohort studies using Stata". The organiser / chair is Dario Consonni. There is a charge for this four hour workshop of £40 per person. Bookings are required in advance.



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