Young researchers from economics, medicine and related disciplines are invited to apply for this conference and contribute their own ideas and research findings for selected short talks and poster viewing sessions. Grants to cover the conference fee and a generous contribution towards travel costs will be available for the best young applicants. In addition, there will be talks selected from poster abstracts and prizes awarded for the best posters. The overall objective is to build international and interdisciplinary research networks in the area of medical decision making.
The conference is supported by a scientific advisory council that comprises leading scholars in the fields of medicine, health economics and related sciences and a number of leading representatives from German health care finance, industry and politics.