Welcome to the 82nd International Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia which has become an integral part of scientific life, bringing along nearly a century of tradition!

The International Scientific Conference on Medicine is the largest section of the 82nd Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia and will be held in Riga at the UL Academic Centre on 5 April 2024. The annual event will cover a variety of disciplines in clinical and research medicine, pharmacy, nursing and public health.

Abstracts are welcome from both seasoned and young researchers as well as students. In the spirit to foster international collaboration, participation is free of charge.

Date Proceedings
01.12.2023 Abstract submission opens
26.01.2024  Abstract submission closes (EXTENDED)
26.02.2024 Feedback on abstract approval/rejection & the form of presentation (EXTENDED)
05.03.2024-02.04.2024 Listener registration
04.-05.04.2024 Authors place their posters at the conference's venue
05.04.2024 Conference's sessions of oral and poster presentations in Riga | 
The Book of Abstracts gets published

Listeners (passive participants) who would like to receive a certificate of attendance must register for the event by 2 April 2024.

Listeners are eligible to receive 8 further education points according to the Republic of Latvia Cabinet Regulation No. 943 ”Procedures for Certification of Medical Practitioners”.

Authors and co-authors of accepted abstracts are already registered automatically and do NOT have to register on their own..

The conference will proceed on-site at the Academic Centre of the University of Latvia:
House of Science,
Jelgavas iela 3, Riga, Latvia

Public transport:
Buses: No. 23 - stop "LU Akadēmiskais centrs";
No. 3, 4, 4z, 7, 8, 21, 22, 25, 32, 35, 38, 39, 43, 54, 55, 63 - stop "Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka"
Trolleybuses: No. 9, 27 - stop "Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka"
Trams: No. 1, 2, 4, 5, 10 - stop "Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka"
Train: station "Torņakalns"

The UL Academic Centre is and will be an environment for growth of talent and collaboration. The Centre is a guideline, that is guiding our Latvia towards a leadership. It transforms scientist ideas into life quality and data management solutions, already being on the top of the next technology and economy development stage, and reclaiming Riga city’s place in Baltics as an innovation leader.

The House of Science was opened in 2019, and all the UL scientific, medical and life science field research and study courses are based there. Providing an effective use of infrastructure and human resources and promoting a synergy of study and research fields – the work gets united, more creative and efficient.

The Book of Abstracts is published by the scientific journal "Medicina" (Medicina, Vol. 60, Suppl. 1. Kaunas, 2024). It is available here.

Oral presentations

The maximally allowed time for oral presentation is 7 minutes and another 3 minutes for discussion.
Power Point template for oral presentations

Poster presentations

Authors are responsible for printing their poster presentations and placing them on the poster stalls at the conference's site - atrium on 2nd floor.
The poster should have the following dimensions: A0 portrait layout, 118.9 cm (height) and 84.1 cm (width). Poster template
Authors will have to present their posters orally during poster sessions (please see a detailed program below). The maximum allowed time for presentation is 4 minutes and another 2 minutes for discussion.

For inquiries regarding the conference please contact us at medconference@lu.lv.

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All sessions will be organized on 5 April 2024 at the UL Academic Centre in Riga, Jelgavas iela 3.

A print version (pdf) of the conference's program is available here.