Call for Abstracts RURAL AND REMOTE 2020
Register your abstract, suggest a topic, refer a colleague or let us know that you'd like to be considered as a speaker at the R&R 2020 event.
The 2020 Conference theme is ‘Rural Physician Advocacy – How to Save the World in Your Spare Time’
We hope that you will join us in Ottawa, Ontario
April 23rd to 25th, 2020 at the SHAW CENTRE #SRPC2020
Multiple abstracts welcome.
Details blow or online Abstracts
On behalf of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, the Scientific Committee for Rural and Remote 2020 invites submissions for workshops and research presentations. This coming year’s conference will be hosted in Ottawa, Ontario from April 23-25, 2020. It will be an opportunity to share original research, learn, and connect with colleagues from across Canada and around the world.
For this call for abstracts, we welcome submissions for WORKSHOPS and RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS related to any aspect of health and healthcare in a rural and remote setting. We are particularly interested in presentations linked to this year’s conference theme, ‘Rural Physician Advocacy – How to Save the World in Your Spare Time’
All abstract submissions will undergo peer review by the Scientific Committee. Accepted workshop submissions will be allocated a 50 minute time slot, while accepted research abstracts will be allocated one of two presentation formats (oral or poster).
Open for Submissions: April 10th, 2019.
Workshop Abstracts Due: October 1, 2019.
Research Abstracts Due: December 31st, 2019.
Notifications: February 2020.
Send to: email@example.com
Further details will be provided in the abstract acceptance letter. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional details about the conference and to register, visit www.srpc.ca.
- Workshops: These sessions should focus on clinical skill and knowledge development related to rural practice. Workshops will be 50 minutes in duration and should be interactive and engaging. Abstracts should specify the desired audience and whether previous knowledge/experience with the topic is required.
- Research Oral Presentation: Share information or results from a proposed, ongoing, or completed research project. Oral presentations will include 10 minutes to present, and 5 minutes for Q&A.
- Research Poster Presentation: Share information or results from a proposed, ongoing, or completed research project. Posters will be presented during a dedicated poster and networking session at the conference.
SUBMITTING AN ABSTRACT
Deadline: All abstracts must be written in English or French and submitted by email no later than October 1, 2019 (for a workshop) and December 31st, 2019 (for research)
Submit your abstract to: email@example.com or fill in the Online form and “Register” your abstract for peer review.
For inclusion in the conference program, please bear in mind the following:
- Abstracts must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or Online
- Abstracts are limited to one page (maximum 300 words) not including title, author names and affiliations, or key words.
- The name of the presenting author should be asterisked (*).
- All co-authors and primary affiliations should be listed.
- The SRPC encourages speakers to consider a student or resident to co-present.
- Abstracts must be submitted in a Word document (.doc or .docx) only and structured using the subheadings noted below.
- Authors may state a preferred presentation format; however, these are not guaranteed.
- Abstracts must disclose any conflicts of interest.
- Submitting authors must accept responsibility for the content of the abstract.
WORKSHOPS (300 words maximum)
- Presenter(s) and contact information (email, phone number)
- Learning Objectives
- Equipment and space needs
ORAL and POSTER Presentations (300 words maximum)
- Author(s) and contact information (email, phone number, twitter handle)
- Presentation format preference (oral or poster)
- IMRaD Format (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion)