7th Biennial Conference

Breakthrough to Excellence

Cypress Lakes Resort, Hunter Valley | 11 - 14 Mar 2014

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Abstract Submission Details

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Abstract submissions for 7th Biennial AusACPDM Conference 2014 will open Wednesday 17 April 2013 and close Friday 28 June 2013 (workshop/breakfast submissions), Wednesday 31 July 2013 (poster/paper/PhD platform submissions).

Submissions are being sought for free papers, electronic posters, workshopsbreakfast sessions and PhD platform presentations on the following topics:

  • Cerebral Palsy 
  • Prevention, neuroprotection and neuroregeneration
  • New interventions & technologies 
  • Registries, aetiology 
  • Caregivers / Parents / Family 
  • Participation and Quality of Life 
  • Traumatic Brain Injury, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord injury 
  • Chromosomal Disorders, Neuromuscular Disorders 


Presentation Formats
Abstract submissions will be accepted for paper presentations, electronic scientific posters, workshopsbreakfast sessions and PhD platform.

Paper Presentation (podium presentation) is a 10-minute oral presentation in English. One digital projector, laptop computer, and one large screen will be provided. If you are including a video in the presentation, an embedded video is more effective. Presenters must be prepared to discuss their paper in response to audience questions at the end of each session in a joint question time.

Electronic Scientific Posters is an electronic poster to display your work in a concise form, enabling conference attendees to grasp the essentials of the subject in a reasonable time frame. Electronic posters are prepared in English, displayed on large flat screens in PowerPoint format. In addition, the delegates receive a link to an electronic copy of your poster, they will be able to view the posters post event and make further contact with you as the author. NOTE: There are NO paper/cloth display board posters at this conference. All posters are in electronic format.

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, 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. Interactive activities are preferred by conference delegates and reflect best-available knowledge translation evidence for teaching session. Workshops are to be presented in English.

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.

PhD Platform 

The PhD Platform presentation will be given to the AusACPDM member/s considered the most meritorious PhD candidates.

To be eligible to present a PhD Platform at the 2014 AusACPDM conference, PhD candidates must:

  • Be a member of the AusACPDM
  • Submit proof of PhD completion since May 2012 or that the PhD thesis has been submitted for marking before May 2013
  • Include a full Academic CV

 

 

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For further information please contact the Conference Secretariat: DC Conferences Pty Ltd
Suite 103, Lvl 1, 3-5 West Street, North Sydney NSW 2060, Australia | PO Box 637, North Sydney 2059 | P: 612 9954 4400 | F: 612 9954 0666 | E: ausacpdm2014@dcconferences.com.au
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