Abstract Submission

To submit your abstract please click here.

We are now taking abstract submissions. Presentations may be submitted for the following:

Themes for presentations:

  • Prevoc Training
    supervision, assessment, remediation, teaching methods, communication
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Professionalism
  • Medical Workforce

Note: Up to 5 abstracts as co-author and 3 as primary author may be submitted per person.

If dual abstracts are submitted on the same topic, one long (20+10) oral presentation is preferred to two 10+5 presentations.

Presenters will not be subsidised for travel or presentations, any cost incurred are at your own expense.

Abstract submissions close the 2nd July 2018.

Short Communications

Short communications provide an overview of projects, initiatives or research.

Short communications will be grouped into similar themes. The presentations will be 10 min followed by a 5 minute facilitated discussion with the audience.

To ensure blind review, please do not include any identifying information (persons, institutions, etc.) in the structured proposal field.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Abstract Presenter (a maximum of 2 presenters are permitted)
  • Abstract Structure - Background; Summary of work; Summary of results; Discussion and Conclusions; Take-home Messages
  • Abstract Word Count 350 words or less (Structure headings are included in the word count)
  • Select 1- 2 key themes
  • You should be prepared to present at any time between 13.00 on Monday 12 Nov and 1015 hrs on Wednesday 14th Nov 2018. We are unable to give a specific day or time of presentation

Long Communications

Long communications provide an overview of projects, initiatives or research.

Long communications will be grouped into similar themes. The presentations will be 20 min followed by a 10 minute facilitated discussion with the audience.

To ensure blind review, please do not include any identifying information (persons, institutions, etc.) in the structured proposal field.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Abstract Presenter (a maximum of 2 presenters are permitted)
  • Abstract Structure - Background; Summary of work; Summary of results; Discussion and Conclusions; Take-home Messages
  • Abstract Word Count – 350 words or less (Structure headings are included in the word count)
  • Select 1- 2 key themes
  • You should be prepared to present at any time between 13.00 on Monday 12 Nov and 1015 hrs on Wednesday 14th Nov 2018. We are unable to give a specific day or time of presentation

Panel Discussion

A Panel Discussion features several individuals presenting their ideas regarding a specific issue or topic and responding to questions. A moderator will facilitate panel comments and audience participation.

Proposals for Panel Discussions should include identification of all panellists by role/title (not name or institution), an abstract by each panellist to clarify their perspective on the topic, anticipated total session time, and the method by which audience interaction will be facilitated.

Submit a structured proposal in 800 words or less that includes the sections described below. To ensure blind review, please do not include any identifying information (persons, institutions, etc.) in the structured proposal field.

Structured proposal

  • Rationale/Background: What is the background for the panel discussion topic?
  • Panellists: List the participating panellists. Include their titles or professional roles. Explain how each panellist will contribute to the discussion
  • Session Outline: In general terms, explain how you propose the panel discussion will proceed.

Indicate how much time each panellist will use and how the audience will be involved

Duration: Select between either 30 and 60 minutes

Abstract: Provide an abstract of the session in 150 words or less. If accepted, this abstract will be included in the conference program.

Posters

Are you able to present your abstracts should you choose, please ensure you select your preferred option on submission.

Themes sessions of approximately 10 posters will be conducted at the location of the mounted / digital posters. The sessions will run for approximately one hour with approx. 5 minute presentation and 2 minutes facilitated discussion for each poster. Each session will have a Chairperson. The decision regarding presentation will be made by the Scientific Committee. Authors will be notified if they have been selected to present their poster.

You should be prepared to present your poster at any time between 1300 hrs on Monday and 1015 hrs on Wednesday. We are unable to give a specific day or time of presentation.

Digital Posters – with Presentation and without Presentation

Digital posters will be available throughout the forum venue for the duration of the forum. They provide an overview of projects, initiatives or research.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Abstract Presenter (a maximum of 2 presenters are permitted)
  • Abstract Structure - Background; Summary of work; Summary of results; Discussion and Conclusions; Take-home Messages
  • Abstract Word Count 350 words or less (Structure headings are included in the word count)
  • Select 1- 2 key themes

Mounted Posters – with Presentation and without Presentation

Mounted posters will be available throughout the forum venue for the duration of the forum. They provide an overview of projects, initiatives or research.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Abstract Presenter (a maximum of 2 presenters are permitted)
  • Abstract Structure - Background; Summary of work; Summary of results; Discussion and Conclusions; Take-home Messages
  • Word Count – 350 words or less (Structure headings are included in the word count)
  • Select 1- 2 key themes

Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha 20x20 is a presentation format in which presenters talk to 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically, and the presenter talks along with the images – each presentation lasts for 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Because of this, practicing the presentation is crucial to giving a good Pecha Kucha talk.

Here’s some additional information about Pecha Kucha

Submit a structured proposal in 350 words or less that includes the sections described below. To ensure blind review, please do not include any identifying information (persons, institutions, etc.) in the structured proposal field.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Abstract Presenter (a maximum of 1 presenter is permitted and should be the person submitting the abstract)
  • Abstract Structure - There is no prescribed format
  • Abstract Word Count up to 350 words
  • You should be prepared to present at any time between 1300 hrs on Monday 12 November and 1015 hrs on Wednesday 14 November 2018. We are unable to give a specific day or time of presentation

Duration: 6 minutes 40 seconds

Abstract: Provide an abstract of the session in 100 words or less. If accepted, this abstract will be published in the conference program.

Round Table

This presentation format offers the opportunity for a small group of participants to have in depth discussions on a specific problem, issue or theme. Sessions will take place in boardroom format, with all participants seated around one table to promote interaction and discussion. At the end of the session the group should have some recommendations or outcomes from the session. A chairperson will coordinate the session.

Abstract Submission:

  • Session Title
  • Key Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Presenters (a maximum of 6 presenter is permitted and should be the person submitting the abstract)
  • Abstract Structure presentation format, details of how the group will interact, proposed Chairperson
  • Word Count max 350 words
  • You should be prepared to present at any time between 1015 hrs on Monday and 1015 hrs on Wednesday. We are unable to give a specific day or time of presentation

Workshops

Workshops are instructional sessions in which presenters teach skills or techniques.

The session should accomplish specific learning objectives designed to provide participants with increased competence.

The session should include opportunities for practice and feedback.

Submit a structured proposal in 800 words or less that includes the sections described below. To ensure blind review, please do not include any identifying information (persons, institutions, etc.) in the structured proposal field.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Abstract Presenters (a maximum of 6 presenters is permitted and the lead presenter should be the person submitting the abstract)
  • Abstract Structure - Background, Who should attend, Structure of workshop, Intended Outcomes, Level (introductory/intermediate/advanced)
  • Workshop outline Word Count - 500 words (includes structure headings)
  • Please specify a maximum number of participants
  • Room requirements - please specify if you have any specific room requirements
  • Abstract: Provide an abstract of the session in 100 words or less. If accepted, this abstract will be included in the conference program
  • Duration – workshops may be 30, 60 or 90 minutes
  • Select 1-2 key themes

Fringe

Fringe presentations provides the opportunity to see something a little different – a new and perhaps provocative or idiosyncratic approach to post graduate education or issues.

Approximately 15 minutes is allocated for each presentation. There is no prescribed format, and presenters may use the time however they wish, with an emphasis on creativity, performance and engagement with the audience.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract Authors (up to 6 authors may be listed)
  • Session Presenter (a maximum of 4 presenters are permitted)
  • Abstract Structure - There is no prescribed format
  • Abstract Word Count - up to 350 words
  • You should be prepared to present at any time between 1300 hrs on Monday and 1015 hrs on Wednesday. We are unable to give a specific day or time of presentation

If you have a Fringe presentation accepted, please contact Melanie Hobbs at melanieh@destination.com.au if you have specific session requirements.

Key Dates

Call for Abstracts Tue 1 May 2018 Registrations Tue 1 May 2018 Close of Abstracts Mon 2 July 2018 Author Notifications Fri 10 August 2018 Early Bird Registration Deadline Fri 24 August 2018 Forum Dates 11 - 14 Nov 2018