13–16 September 2020 | Melbourne, Australia

Welcome to the World Congress of Epidemiology 2020!

Held every three years the World Congress of Epidemiology will come to Australia in 2020. The International Epidemiology Association and the Australasian Epidemiology Association invite you to attend the premier conference on epidemiology that will focus on Methodological Innovations in Epidemiology which reflects the innovative progress in Epidemiology and Public Health.

We cordially welcome all researchers, students and epidemiology professionals to take part in this upcoming epidemiology congress to witness invaluable scientific discussions and contribute to the future innovations in the field of Epidemiology and Public Health. WCE 2020 will focus on the latest and exciting innovations in all areas of Epidemiology which offers a unique opportunity for all epidemiology professionals across the globe to meet, network, and perceive new scientific innovations.

The four days conference includes workshops, symposiums, special keynote sessions conducted by eminent and renowned speakers who excel in the field of Epidemiology which include: Methodological innovations, Addressing public health problems throughout the world using epidemiology, Big data, data science and linked data, Precision prevention and screening, Causal thinking in epidemiology, New advances in study designs, Innovations in data collection and measurement, such as wearable technologies, New technology and methodology for participant recruitment and retention, Evidence based medicine/clinical practice, Evidence informed health policy, Epidemics and other global health emergencies, Social epidemiology and inequities, Genetic and molecular epidemiology, Climate change, Patient and public involvement in epidemiology studies.

COVID-19 Updated - 16 Mar 2020

WCE 2020 is closely monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and is following advice from Australian Government health…

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About Melbourne

Delegates will have no trouble filling their downtime when in Melbourne for a business event and will find it easy…

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Jam-packed sessions spread over three days will include exciting keynote presentations and plenary lectures, submitted abstracts and posters.

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About the City


Get around Melbourne by train, tram, bus, bike or taxi, or head across Port Phillip Bay in a ferry. The entire central business district is accessible by trams at no cost. So why not stay and explore!

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