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SHOWCASE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Short Call for Abstracts -Closed

We invite abstract submissions for long oral presentations, rapid fire, conversation starter and e-posters at the Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase, being held from Monday 22 to Friday 26 March 2021. The Showcase has been established to maintain momentum of the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion  which was postponed from 2020 to 2022, and ensure that there is an opportunity between events to engage, network and continue knowledge sharing for the global safety community.


Showcase Theme


The Virtual Showcase will continue the with theme developed for Safety 2020 - ‘Innovation, Engagement, Action: for a safer future’.


The world sits at a nexus with technology changing the way we work, low and middle income countries faced with addressing a growing injury burden especially around road traffic and the need for new innovative solutions to help provide action for a safer future including addressing violence and self-harm issues. More and more evidence is being generated, adding the greater need to translate research into action, to translate pilot projects to large scale projects. 


For injury prevention and safety promotion to be effective and create a safer future engagement will be key; this will include engaging with communities, politicians, researchers, people and other stakeholders. While research is important for developing the evidence base there is an ongoing need for action to ensure appropriate evidenced-based policy development, program delivery, increased funding, collaboration and development of future generations of injury prevention experts for a safer future.

Abstract submissions closed on Sunday 27 September 2020, at 11:59pm AEDT

To view the abstract flyer please click here.

Please note, no further extensions will be granted.

Abstract Submission

We welcome submission of abstracts for presentations relevant to the Showcase themes.


Priority will be given to presentations that offer critical or reflective comment related to the theme questions, demonstrate a link with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) and the injury prevention and safety promotion ramifications.  
All abstracts are to be submitted electronically using the online facility and abstract submission form on the Safety 2022 website. You will be also asked for a 150 word bio for each presenter.


You may either complete the form then submit directly online (preferred) or download and submit by email using the manual submission form and return it to events@phaa.net.au by 11:59pm AEST, Sunday 27 September 2020.


It is the submitting author’s responsibility to ensure that the abstract uploaded to the server is the correct version.

 

Abstracts submitted for presentation will be published exactly as received and should be checked for spelling and grammar prior to submission. Do not submit a version with ‘track changes’ active.

 

All presenters must register at the time of confirming their acceptance presentation offer and pay the Showcase registration fee.

Domains

Abstract submissions will be accepted and considered in three domains:

  • Research - e.g. research program

  • Program - e.g. delivery services, innovation of injury prevention and safety promotion practices/activities, example of work

  • Policy - e.g. advocacy, policy development, changing rules

Conference Topics

The three and a half day program is designed to provide lively and productive discussions and contributions from people engaged in injury prevention and safety promotion. We invite you to submit abstracts related to research, policy or practice under the following conference topics/ sub themes:

 

  • Injury and COVID-19

  • Product Safety

  • Alcohol and Injury 

  • Predicting the future

  • Disaster, climate and Injury

  • Built Environment and Safety

  • Role of Emergency services in Injury Prevention

  • New and innovative approaches

  • Safety in Design

 

First Nation People

Presentations that relate to First Nations Peoples’ injury prevention and safety promotion are encouraged.

Presenters focusing on First Nations health need to provide with their abstract an additional paragraph outlining whether the relevant community/ies have provided permission to publicise the work, and involvement of First Nations peoples in the research process, including authorship.

Virtual Presentation Types

Long Oral Presentations: Presenters will pre-record their presentation, capped at 10 minutes each. Presentations will be uploaded to the virtual Showcase site for participants to view on-demand. Due to the volume of Long Oral presentations, Q&A sessions will not be available. 


Rapid Fire: Presenters will pre-record their presentation, capped at 6 minutes each. Presentations must contain no more than 4 PowerPoint slides (1. Context and aim, 2. Methods and analysis/research findings, 3. Translational outcomes, 4. Future actions). Presentations will be uploaded to the virtual Showcase site for participants to view on-demand. Due to the volume of Rapid Fire presentations, Q&A sessions will not be available.


Conversation Starter: Presenters will pre-record their presentation capped at 3 minutes, using up to 3 power point slide (including title slide). Presentations will be uploaded to the virtual Showcase site for participants to view on-demand. Due to the volume of Rapid Fire presentations, Q&A sessions will not be available.


E-Poster Presentations: e-Posters will be PDF files uploaded to the virtual Showcase site for participants to view for the duration of the virtual Showcase. At specific times, poster sessions will be open for delegates to view and talk with presenters. These are limited to one (1) page per poster

 

Whilst every effort will be made to accept an abstract for the nominated presentation format, the International Scientific Advisory Committee reserves the right to allocate a different presentation type if appropriate.

Abstract Requirements

  • All intended presentations require the submission of an abstract. All abstracts will be subject to peer review

  • Refer to the online abstract submission form or manual abstract submission form for requirements

  • The abstract title should be no longer than 12 words

  • The abstract should be a maximum of 250 words in simple text paragraphs without images or tables

  • The abstract should include sub-headings (if applicable) in relation to the chosen domain, suggested headings are below:
                   - Research: Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion, Learning Outcomes
                   - Program or Policy: Context, Process, Analysis, Outcomes, Learning Outcomes

  • If there is more than one presenter, all correspondence will be sent to the person whose name and email address is entered with the abstract

  • A maximum of two (2) abstracts may be submitted per presenting author. All abstracts must be original work and submitted in English.

  • Presenting authors will be limited to a maximum of 1 presentation.

  • Abstract presenters must be able to provide a pre-recorded video of their presentation, guidelines will be provided, by the due date.

Abstract submissions closed Sunday 27 September 2020, at 11:59pm AEDT

Presentation offers will be advised in October 2020.

Please note: All presenters must register at the time of confirming their acceptance presentation offer and pay the conference registration fee

Submitted an abstract for Safety 2020 and missed the opportunity to express your interest in the Virtual Showcase?

If you missed the opportunity to express your interest in transferring your abstract from Safety 2020 to the virtual Showcase back in July, please email events@phaa.net.au to express your interest and have your abstract considered for the virtual program.

Please note: expressions of interest will close Sunday 27 September 2020, no further extensions will be provided.

 

More Information

For further information contact the PHAA Events Team, on:

 

E: events@phaa.net.au

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