Important Dates

- Oral, Poster, and Symposium Abstract deadline: March 16, 2018

- Abstract acceptance notification: April 7, 2018

Topics Categories

Any themes as long as there are health benefits for children to be gained are welcome including the following themes:

  • Environmental hazards to children (such as radiation, air pollution, pesticides, mycotoxin)
  • Developmental disorders
  • Health promoting settings and policies
  • Consumer products: hazards and safe alternatives (such as toys, home items, gardening items)
  • Information for health care providers
  • Children's health and climate change
  • Indoor air pollution
  • Information and technology environment
  • Birth cohort

Oral, Poster, and Symposium Abstracts must be submitted by March 16ht, 2018 via homepage for consideration by the INCHES 2018 Scientific Program Committee. In addition to traditional presentations, we are delighted to announce to hold E-symposia which are in the format of teleconference to discuss issues in children's environmental health. Abstract should be in the same format as symposium presentations.

Abstract submission details

  • Only abstracts submitted in English will be reviewed.
  • Abstracts should be original work.
  • An abstract must be submitted using the template, by the presenting author and as a word file.
  • Abstracts must not exceed 300 words (excluding the title, authors and affiliations) and should follow the instructions on the template.
  • All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use.
  • Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar – either UK or US English is acceptable.
  • To be formally accepted, abstract authors must be registered to attend the Conference by June 23, 2018.

Don’t forget to apply for your visa!

All visitors to South Korea must have a valid visa to travel to and enter South Korea. NOTE: This process can take several months. The passport which you hold determines whether you are eligible to apply online, or need to lodge a paper based application.

For further information including eligibility please click here.

All visitors should apply for a visa a minimum of two months prior to their intended date of departure, and four months prior for people with character or health concerns. The Conference secretariat holds no responsibility for visa applications. Failure to obtain the appropriate visa to travel to Korea does not constitute a refund. No refunds will be made after 20 May 2018 due to failure to secure a visa to South Korea. The Conference Secretariat must be advised in writing of any alterations or transfers.

If you need any clarification on any part of this letter or the Conference in general, please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat at

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