Annual meetings

2023 ESPACOMP Conference

The 27th ESPACOMP Conference will be held in an in-person-only format from November 30th to December 2nd 2023 in Budapest, Hungary.

The Conference Theme will be:

Medication Adherence from Drug Development to Patient Care

Aligning research and practice of medication adherence, from the first phases of drug development to the realities of daily practice in clinical settings, is a necessity for effective and safe use of medications. This meeting will bring together different stakeholder perspectives to present state-of-the-art research and policy initiatives and discuss how we could better integrate medication adherence throughout this continuum of research and care.

Preliminary Conference Programme

Conference Location

The annual meeting will be held at the

NOVOTEL Budapest Centrum,

1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 43-45., Hungary.

The Conference Dinner will be held on Thursday, November 30, from 19.00 at the


Palace Restaurant is an Art Nouveau restaurant located on the ground floor of the conference venue.


One convenient option available is to book your accommodation at the meeting location Novotel Budapest Centrum at the approx. price of EUR 99 per night for room. We will provide very soon further information, i.e. reservation link with a Promo Code and reconfirmation of rates, together with terms and conditions.

There are many nearby accommodations, including hotels and apartments. To identify accommodations, please search for proximity to 1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 43-45., Hungary. 

Call for Abstracts

The call for late-breaking abstracts closed on September 1, 2023

The call for regular abstracts closed on July 15, 2023

All submitted abstracts have been scored by reviewers, and decisions on their acceptance have already been communicated to the submitting authors.

For both calls, accepted and presented abstracts that have not been previously published elsewhere will be published in the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy.

Presentation Guidelines

Guidelines will be provided soon to assist abstract authors in their role as Poster/Oral presenters.

Conference Workshops

Three workshops focus on complementary topics and present cutting-edge information and methods on Implementation Science, self-reported measures of adherence, and describing medication adherence interventions.
Read the links below for more information about the workshops!

Please note: registration for the workshops closes two weeks before the start of the workshops.

Workshop: Implementation Science

In-Person Workshop: Wednesday, November 29: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Workshop: Describing Medication Adherence Interventions

In-person Workshop: Saturday December 2: 9:00am to 12.30pm

Workshop: Self-reported Adherence Measures

In-Person Workshop: Saturday, December 2: 2:00 to 5:30pm

Conference Registration and fees

Full time student

Academic, healthcare providers, non-profit or public sector employees

Commercial sector employees

Membership and conference: 400€ (500€ after Oct 15)

Implementation Science Workshop: 200€ (300€ after Oct 15)

Describing Interventions Workshop: 100€ (150€ after Oct 15)

Self-Report Measures Workshop: 100€ (150€ after Oct 15)

Membership and conference: 500€ (600€ after Oct 15)

Implementation Science Workshop: 350€ (450€ after oct 15)

Describing Interventions Workshop: 175€ (225€ after oct 15)

Self-Report Measures Workshop: 175€ (225€ after Oct 15)

Membership and conference: 800€ (900€ after Oct 15)

Implementation Science Workshop: 630€ (730€ after Oct 15)

Describing Interventions Workshop: 315€ (365€ after Oct 15)

Self-report Measures Workshop: 315€ (365€ after Oct 15)

To maintain 2023 membership without attending the annual conference (100€), click here

To register multiple participants from the same institution or any for queries related to registration and payment, please contact the meeting secretariat at:


John Urquhart Memorial Lecture

An invited speaker is appointed every year to deliver the John Urquhart Memorial Lecture.


Jean-Michel Métry poster prizes

Every year, a prize is awarded to the best poster. A poster session is organized at every annual meeting. Each poster is evaluated by a jury according to a predefined evaluation grid. The winner of the poster prize gets a free registration for the next annual meeting.

Past Events

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