GACD Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

The GACD Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2018 will be hosted by the Sao Paolo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and will run from 12 – 16 November 2018. The venue for the meeting is the Sao Paolo Renaissance Hotel. Researchers funded through the GACD can register their place at this year’s meeting by following this link: GACD Annual Scientific Meeting registration

The ASM is a vibrant, productive time for the GACD family and we invite you to attend and participate in the programme offerings:
- Implementation Science Workshop (12 – 14 November)
- Scale-up forum (morning of 14 November)
- Annual Scientific Meeting (14 – 16 November)
- Tourist visit (17 November)


This year’s programme will be largely focused around issues that cut across disease entities. Four discussion sessions/mini-workshops will be held to facilitate discussion around themes considered central to the GACD Network:
- Addressing and evaluating context
- Implementation & scale-up of interventions
- Data standardisation
- Multimorbidity

ASM Programme overview
To view the ASM programme overview, follow this link:2018 GACD Annual Scientific Meeting Programme Overview

Implementation Science Workshop
To view the Implementation Science Workshop programme overview, follow this link: 8th GACD ISW Programme


To book your accommodation, follow this link.

Please note that attendees are expected to cover the costs of their accommodation, travel and morning and evening meals over the course of the meeting. Other expenses during the course of the meeting will be covered by the event organisers.

Poster competition

Entries are open for the 2018 poster competition! To see details on the competition, follow this link: 2018 Poster Competition Brief

Previous meeting handbooks

2017 Annual Scientific Meeting Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Sydney, Australia
2015 Annual Scientific Meeting Mexico City, Mexico
2014 Annual Scientific Meeting Xi’an, China