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The Health Economists' Study Group Summer 2023 Meeting will be hosted by the Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, from 21 - 23 June 2023.


The summer meeting hosted by HERC will be taking place at one of Oxford University's largest colleges, Keble, 

Built in 1870 and distinguishable by the red brick buildings, it recently celebrated 150 years since first opening its doors to students. Some notable alumni are Imran Khan, Ed Balls, Katy Brand and Baron Adonis!

Preceding the main meeting, there will be a Media training workshop on the morning of Wednesday 21 June, which will be open to all. The full programme is available to download a little further down this page.

Any scientific/academic enquiries should be directed to Mara Violato

All other enquiries should be directed to

meeting OVERVIEW and latest programme

Wednesday 21 June: 

Registration from 9.30 am.  

10 am – 12 noon - Pre-meeting workshop – FREE and OPEN TO ALL HESG ATTENDEES followed by lunch, afternoon sessions (with refreshments), members meeting, lightning talks, evening drinks and canapés.  

Thursday 22 June – morning sessions (with refreshments), lunch, afternoon sessions (with refreshments), Conference dinner.  

Friday 23 June (until 1:00 pm) – morning sessions (with refreshments), meeting close.  

*ATTENTION* - FOR LATEST PROGramme  WITH DISCUSSANTS AND CHAIRS - click here and full papers for the meeting - CLICK HERE


*Pre-HESG Meeting Media Training Session: 

Communicating cost-effectiveness: Media training workshop for health economists involving Adam Wishart, Documentary Maker  

To be held from 10 am - 12 noon, Wednesday 21 June 2023 at Keble College 

* This session is open to everyone registered for the conference 

Adam Wishart is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. In 2009, he wrote, directed and featured in the Price of Life, which explains the decision making of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the context of high cost cancer drugs, and was nominated for Best Science Documentary in that year’s Grierson Awards. At this event, Adam will provide an overview of his documentary and reflect on how best to communicate the complex trade-offs involved in health economic decisions. 


Keble is situated at Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG which is on the northern side of the city centre.

Please see here for information on travel to Keble. N.B. There is no parking on the college site and anyone travelling by car is strongly advised to use the Oxford City Park & Ride service; the nearest one to Keble being Pear Tree Park & Ride in the north of the city - see all details and charges here.  The college is 18 minutes walk away from the Train Station, with high-speed connections, and the nearest bus stop is 3 minutes away.


This year we have separated the links to pay for meeting registration and accommodation so that you can select from 3 accommodation options, detailed on the Accommodation page here and below, and once you have made your selection you will be able to book and pay directly to those venues. 

An allocation of 105 bedrooms, on a bed and breakfast (B&B) basis, has been set aside at 3 venues this year, a few minutes’ walk away from each other and the main meeting venue - Keble College - set in central Oxford amongst the Dreaming Spires.

The accommodation has been reserved at advantageous rates until 20 May 2023 for HESG meeting attendees and after this date any unsold rooms will be released for general sale to avoid any cancellation penalties. 



meeting registration now CLOSED - please click here to register and pay


* Information about the meeting structure can be found on the HESG website -  HERE


  • Registration opens: 13 March 2023*
  • Early bird deadline:  24 April 2023
  • Registration closes: 21 May 2023


  • Abstract submission opens: 17 February 2023
  • Abstract submission closes: 16 March 2023
  • Notification of acceptance: by 06 April 2023
  • Paper submission deadline: 21 May 2023