The 1st IMPACT conference has two parts: On January 22, 2021, we will spend the morning celebrating the official
launch of the Swiss Implementation Science Network, beginning with keynote lectures – the first by Professor Dr.
Michel Wensing, chief editor of the pioneering journal, ‘Implementation Science’ (University of Heidelberg,
Germany), the second by Dr. Cynthia Vinson, senior advisor for implementation science in the USA’s National
Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences in Washington, DC. In the following round
table discussion we will have the pleasure of following experts’ exchanges about other countries’ experiences with
Starting on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, we have organized a virtual Implementation Science Masterclass series
with contributions from international experts Professor Dr. Leah Zullig (Duke University, USA), Professor Dr.
Byron Powell (Washington University, St. Louis, USA) and Dr. Cynthia Vinson. Each Masterclasses will provide a
mix of theoretical lectures & practical Swiss examples of implementation science projects, followed by a discussion.