Winter 2020: Newcastle University

The Health Economists’ Study Group Winter 2020 Meeting will be hosted by Newcastle University, from 6th-8th January 2020.

Meeting schedule

The HESG Winter Meeting will take place at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle, over three days from the afternoon of 6th January to the afternoon of 8th January 2020. For more information, visit the Health Economics Group blog.

The meeting will be preceded by an Early Career Researchers’ workshop, from 09:00 to 12:00. Tea and coffee will be available to take into the workshop.

Click here to download the programme, or view it below.

  • Monday 6th January – Lunch, afternoon sessions, members meeting, welcome drinks.
  • Tuesday 7th January – Breakfast, morning sessions, buffet lunch, afternoon sessions, conference dinner at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
  • Wednesday 8th January – Breakfast, morning sessions, afternoon sessions, packed lunch.

Minutes from the Members’ Meeting will be available to all members on the Minutes page.


Click here to download the abstract booklet, or view it below. If you would like to volunteer to discuss a paper or chair a session, please contact us (select ‘Meetings’ as the subject) and provide up to three ranked choices quoting the abstract ID number.



HESG members will be able to download papers for the meeting from the accepted papers archive.

Delegates can download all accepted papers for this meeting below (or at this link), using the password provided by the Local Organising Committee.

Venue and accommodation

The venue for the meeting is the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle, which will also provide accommodation. It is a modern 250-room 4-star hotel, with pool, gym, and gin bar. The hotel is situated directly behind Newcastle Central Station.

Key dates


Registration is now open.

Registration opens16th August 2019
Early bird rate deadline2nd November 2019
Registration closes29th November 2019


Abstract submission opens16th August 2019
Abstract submission closes13th September 2019
Notification of acceptance11th October 2019
Paper submission deadline29th November 2019


PhD students can apply for a scholarship to fund their attendance.

Until 2nd Nov 2019From 3rd Nov 2019
HESG member£415£465
HESG member without accommodation£300£350
Non-member without accommodation£330£380

Photo credit: Wilka Hudson (CC-BY-2.0)