Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

Abstracts Open 1 May 2019 – Abstract submissions for 10th Biennial AusACPDM Conference 2020 open 1 May 2019 and close 5pm AEST 29 July 2019. Submissions are being sought for free papers, posters (paper and electronic), workshops, breakfast sessions and PhD platform presentations on the following topics:

Conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Cerebral palsy 
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal cord injury and disease
  • Chromosomal disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Developmental disorders

 

Submission Themes:

We welcome submissions that study:

  • Prevention is the best Medicine
  • Innovations and new Technologies
  • Consumer Engagement and Social Policy
  • Understanding disability and Causal Mechanisms
  • Indigenous Health
  • Best Practice Interventions
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing in Disability
  • Transitional Care
  • Other

 


Paper Presentation (podium presentation) is a 10-minute (including Q&A) oral presentation in English. One digital projector, laptop computer, and one large screen will be provided. If you would like to include a video, embedding the video into the presentation is the preference

Presenters must be prepared to discuss their paper in response to audience questions at the end of each session in a joint question time.

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Scientific Posters display your work in a concise form, enabling conference attendees to grasp the essentials of the subject in a reasonable time frame. Scientific posters are prepared in English, and displayed in a paper poster format. An electronic version of each poster will also be required as delegates will receive a link to an electronic copy of all posters, and will be able to view the posters post event.

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Workshops (interactive presentations) are 90-minutes in length, providing formal but interactive instruction for continuing professional education, presenting an update on a theme/ area of clinical research and its clinical implications or presenting/ justifying/ training in a group of therapies (offering different constructs or methods). One digital projector, and one large screen will be provided. Other equipment must be requested individually. An embedded video is the preferred method for showing video clips. Interactive activities are preferred by conference delegates and reflect best-available knowledge translation evidence for teaching. Workshops are to be presented in English.

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Breakfast Sessions (instructional courses) are 45-60 minutes in length, providing formal instruction for continuing professional education, presenting an update on a theme/ area of clinical research and its clinical implications or presenting/ justifying/ training in a group of therapies (offering different constructs or methods). One digital projector, laptop computer, and one large screen will be provided. Other equipment must be requested individually. An embedded video is the preferred method for showing video clips. Breakfast sessions are to be presented in English.

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PhD PlatformThe opportunity to present a PhD Platform presentation will be awarded to the AusACPDM member/s considered the most meritorious PhD candidates. 

To be eligible to present a PhD Platform at the 2020 AusACPDM conference, PhD candidates must:

  • Be a member of the AusACPDM
  • Submit proof of PhD completion within 2 years of the abstract submission closing date.
  • Include a full Academic CV
  • Complete the PhD Platform nomination form

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