1st NCD Youth
Conference

6th to 9th December 2019
Portorož, Slovenia

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After nine very successful European conferences on the topics of alcohol, tobacco control, youth health and social marketing for health promotion, the International Youth Health Organization is happy to announce the 1st NCD Youth Conference, which will happen in Portorož, Slovenia between 6th and 9th of December 2019.

Idea and aims

YHO works towards health and wellbeing of young people, through promotion of healthy lifestyles and prevention of non-communicable diseases, including mental health and environmental health. It develops and supports evidence-based and effective policies to assure health-promoting environments for young people.

The main 1st NCD Youth Conference goals are to:
  • 1Raise interest among young people and youth organisations about prevention of NCDs and health policies;
  • 2Promote evidence-based projects and exchange knowledge of good practices for health promotion;
  • 3Empower the participants with the necessary skills and capacities in order to effectively work on the field of NCDs;
  • 4Empower the participants with the necessary tools to engage in advocating for more comprehensive health policies at regional, national and international levels;
  • 5Provide the necessary tools and training for participants to be able to conduct projects to improve youth health;
  • 6Give participants the opportunity for networking with public health professionals and organizations, working in the same topics.

You can find a preliminary agenda for the conference here.

Participation Fee

The participation fee covers the conference pack, local travel and lunches for the duration of the event. The participation fee varies upon the time of your application/ registration. You can lower your participation fee by applying early – see the different fees below.

 

Public bodies, Regular and non-European participants

Early birds:
until 17th October 2019 

350 €

Regular applicants:
until 20th November 2019

450 €

Late applicants:
after 20th of November 2019

550 €

 

Non-governmental Organizations and Students 

Early birds:
until 17th October 2019 

250 €

Regular applicants:
until 20th November 2019

350 €

Late applicants:
after 20th of November 2019

450 €

 

Representatives of YHO member organizations

Early birds:
until 17th October 2019 

100 €

Regular applicants:
until 20th November 2019

150 €

Late applicants:
after 20th of November 2019

200 €

 

Public bodies, Regular and non-European participants

Non-governmental Organizations and Students 

Representatives of YHO member organizations

Early birds:
until 17th October 2019 

350 €

250 €

100 €

Regular applicants:
until 20th November 2019

450 €

350 €

150 €

Late applicants:
after 20th of November 2019

550 €

450 €

200 €

A refund of 100 € is possible for organizations that are interested in becoming members of YHO- please contact us for details until the 31st October at secretary.general@yho.network.




Travel and
Accommodation Costs

The participants cover their own travel costs to and from the venue in Slovenia and their accommodation. We can assist you with the reservation of the accommodation in a 4* hotel. The cost of a single room is 74 € per night and double room 106 € per night (both including breakfast and dinner). Other accommodations can be booked here.

Nearby airports

Nearby airports are Trieste Ronchi Airport, Jožeta Pučnika Ljubljana Airport and Venice Marco Polo Airport. We will provide 10 % discount codes for the door-to-door shuttle transportation company GoOpti.com. Direction for public transport will be provided upon registration.

Selection process
and confirmation of attendance

The applicants that have no connection to the Alcohol nor Tobacco Industry (it is a mandatory declaration during the application process below) are considered approved after the participation fee has been paid.

Selected participants will receive the confirmation by email with a Welcome pack and information for the transfer of the participation fee in three working days after the application has been submitted. Your place at the conference will be guaranteed after the receipt of the participation fee or booked tickets confirmation.

The spots for the conference are limited and participants will be accepted, based on the “first come, first served” basis.