Invitation to the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP 2015)

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate in the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP 2015), which will be held 16-18 September at Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

The overall theme of the conference is Putting the Pressure in the Heart of Europe and the main topics of the conference programme will be:

  •     the societal impact of pressure ulcers
  •     health economics
  •     how to put pressure ulcers on the international agenda for healthcare
  •     pressure ulcers and quality indicators
  •     developing and evaluating local and national quality improvement projects
  •     international collaboration in practice, research and education

Ghent with its old buildings, coblestone streets and canals is regarded as one of the most beautiful and historic cities in Belgium.

The venue is Het Pand at Ghent University, which is situated in the city centre and is easily accessible by train from Brussels Airport, or other nearby destinations in Europe.

We hope you will join us in September 2015 in Ghent!

Kind regards,

Prof. Dimitri Beeckman

Chair of EPUAP 2015
Chair of the EPUAP Scientific Committee

Prof. Amit Gefen
President of EPUAP

Dr. Lisette Schoonhoven
President-Elect of EPUAP

On behalf of the organizing committee:

Hilde Heyman, Geert Vanwalleghem, Hilde Beele, Steven Smet

Evelien Touriany, Luc Gryson, Christian Thyse



Conference dates
16-18 September 2015




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Ghent University
Ghent, Belgium


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Contact person: Adina Markova


EPUAP 2015 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and assigned 14 European CME Credits (ECMEC).