Call For Papers

Call for papers is now closed. Thank you All for your submissions.

Deadline for submissions of papers was on 15.4. 

The overreaching theme of the  WIS 2018 conference is
“Fighting inequalities”.

The conference is multidisciplinary in nature and seeks both scientific and practice-based contributions.
Issues of interest include but are not limited to:


  • Health inequalities
  • Health system differences
  • Health and digital divide
  • Sustainable e- and m-health


  • Public-private partnerships in health
  • Safe working environment
  • Digital workplace


  • Social inequalities
  • Segmentation and polarization of society
  • Barriers and drivers of health and social equality


  • Inclusive system design
  • Promises of digitalization for health
  • Digital Divide
  • Stakeholders’ perspectives in developing and maintaining health systems

WIS 2018 will accept both full conference papers and abstracts.

All accepted full conference papers will be published in Springer series CCIS (Communications in Computer and Information Science). Best papers, as further developed versions, will be published also in a special Issue of International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices. The full papers are expected to be 4000 – 5000 words long.

All accepted abstracts with a presentation will be published in Turku Center for Computer Science Lecture Notes. An abstract are expected to be maximum 500 words long.

Please find the templates for full papers and abstracts and submit your contribution in the selected category through the link you will find in Submission section on this website.


Deadline for submissions                                    15.04.2018

Notification of acceptance                                 10.05.2018

Final versions and author registration          10.06.2018


WIS 2018 is organized by University of Turku and Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association – WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Cities and Urban Health in the Baltic Region in co-operation with Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences, the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare and Tampere University of Technology.