17-20 March 2013 | National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Online Submission

The deadline for topical submisson has now passed, any topical session re-submission is not permitted.

Instructions to submit a topical session for inclusion in the Scientific Program The Scientific Program Committee (SPC) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) are seeking submissions from members of the Australian Pain Society or other interested parties to hold a Topical Concurrent Session during this meeting.

  • The nominated chair of the topical session will be responsible for collating and submitting all material for the topical session and for all communication with the Conference Secretariat

  • The submission must be accompanied by a Topical Session summary, which will include: 

   - Discussion of Topical Session content (maximum 200 words)

   - Target audience

   - 4 key learning objectives

  • Topical Sessions that include speakers from varied institutions will be given preference over submissions that include speakers from a single institution.

  • Topical sessions will be allocated 90 minutes within the conference program and should involve the Chairman plus a maximum of three presenters.

  • The chairman will nominate the speakers and the titles for each presentation in the session.
 • Individual abstracts from presenters are not required.

  • The Chairman will complete the Topical Session application form on-line via the website, giving names, contact details and short biographies of all presenters in the session.

  • The Conference Convenor and the Australian Pain Society Scientific Program Committee will be responsible for reviewing the applications for Topical Sessions.

  • Notification of acceptance or otherwise will be made in September 2012.

All presenters and chairs must register for a minimum of one day of the conference by the Early Bird Registration Deadline 1 February 2013, or the Topical Session will be withdrawn from the program.

There is no funding for submitted topical sessions. If this policy precludes your session being accepted for the program please contact the Secretariat via email - aps2013@dcconferences.com.au

The deadline for topical session submisson has now passed, any topical session re-submission is not permitted.