The International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference will be opening a second call for posters.
Please check back for more details.
- Abstracts must be submitted on-line.
- You may save your draft abstract on-line and make changes prior to the abstract submission deadline; however, once your abstract has been submitted in final mode, changes will not be accepted.
- Abstracts must outline the content of the presentation in clear concise language and include keywords.
- Abstracts must list at least one conference theme that the presentation will address. Other themes that the presentation addresses may also be listed.
- Please use standard abbreviations (that can be understood across disciplines) within the body of your abstract.
- Abstracts must be submitted in English.
- If an oral presentation or workshop abstract is not accepted, the opportunity to present a poster may be offered.
- All applicants will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of their abstract.
- All presenters (workshop, oral presentation, and poster) must register for the conference.
Abstract Content Requirements for the On-Line Application:
- Contact information for each of the presenters/authors including, name, organization, city, province/state, country, e-mail address
- For oral presentations and workshops, a 100-word (maximum) biography for each presenter is required
- Category of presentation ( i.e. workshop, oral presentation, or poster)
- Please select, from the Conference Themes listed below, which theme corresponds to your presentation
- Title of presentation
- Description of presentation – maximum 250 words. Do not include title or author information
- Description of the skills and/or knowledge that participants will gain from your workshop, oral presentation or poster, and an explanation of how participants can apply the skills and/or knowledge within their communities
- For workshop abstracts, state how you will engage your audience. (maximum 100 words)
- For workshops, oral presentations or poster presentations, explain how your presentation will add to existing evidence-based knowledge in the field of public health and palliative care (maximum 100 words)
- For workshop abstracts, state how your workshop will help improve societal , community and/or social care around death, dying, loss and bereavement
Oral Presentation Guidelines
- Oral presentations are to present innovations, scholarly work or results of initiatives. Oral presentations are not for the purposes of presenting a ‘mini-workshop’.
- Oral presentations will be no more than 15 minutes in length with an additional 5 minutes for questions and discussion.
- There should not be more than two presenters for oral presentations.
- Workshop presentations are interactive skills-based presentations. Workshop presentations will vary from 45 to 90 minutes in length. If your workshop is accepted, we will inform you of the exact length of your workshop.
- Workshops must be interactive, and include practical information that participants can bring back to their communities.
- Each meeting room will be equipped with a computer that includes an LCD projector and screen, a podium microphone, and one lavaliere microphone. Cordless microphones may also be available depending upon the size of the meeting room.
- Please bring your presentation with you on a memory stick. Your presentation must be Windows compatible.
- If you require additional equipment for your workshop, you will need to make your own arrangements with the audio visual company, at your own expense. Conference staff can provide you with the contact information for the audio-visual company.
- Posters presentations include the key learning and knowledge points you wish to share with conference participants.
- Poster presenters are expected to register for the conference.
- Poster presenters are required to be present at their poster for both the Opening Reception for the time selected for Facilitated Poster Discussion (to be determined)
- Exact specification regarding poster dimensions will be communicated to successful poster presenters.
All abstracts will be blind-reviewed by the Abstract Review Committee. (Identifying information will be removed from abstracts before they are evaluated.)
Each abstract will be reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers, and will be accepted based on the following criteria:
- The abstract adds to existing knowledge, is innovative, and is” best practice” based
- The abstract offers concrete skills to participants
- The abstract contributes to the themes of the conference
- The abstract is relevant to public health and palliative care
- Building public policies that support health (Public Policy)
- Creating participatory community partnerships
- Strengthening sustainable community partnerships
- Evaluation and performance
- Reorienting/engaging environments to be responsive to death, dying, loss and bereavement.