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Abstract Submission

Thank you for your submissions. The abstract submission portal has now closed.

We were overwhelmed with the number and quality of abstracts submitted and are looking forward to an excellent collection of presentations!

“Late breaker” submissions for poster abstracts closed on 31 July 2017.

Those who had late breaker abstracts accepted will be able to register at the discount early bird rate. Discount registration rates are also available for students, and a limited number of Travelling Fellowships will be available to support late breaker submissions from delegates from low income countries (see the website for details).

Important Dates

The below information is for accepted Symposia, Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation authors:

SYMPOSIA

You will be allocated up to 90 minutes for the symposium. It is up to you to manage how you allocate this presentation time among the presenting authors. We encourage you to set aside sufficient time for discussion.

Papers should be presented using PowerPoint projection. Overheads will not be permitted. Please bring your PowerPoint slides on a USB to the speaker's preparation room on arrival at the congress so it can be loaded onto the congress lap top computers. Please also ensure you have a back-up of your presentation.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Information on the length of presentations will be provided shortly to those whose papers are accepted for oral presentations. Papers should be presented using PowerPoint projection. Overheads will not be permitted. Please bring your PowerPoint presentation slides on a USB to the speaker's preparation room on arrival at the congress so it can be loaded onto the congress lap top computers. Please also bring a back-up of your presentation

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Posters should be 84cm wide and 119cm high. Authors must attend their posters during the allocated time to answer questions. Posters should include author and co-author's names, a short title, the name of the institution where the work was carried out and the following sections: Abstract, Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions. Each poster will be allocated a poster number closer to conference. The poster number will indicate where your poster will be positioned/displayed at the congress. The Congress will include guided poster sessions. Prizes will be awarded to the most outstanding posters. More details will be available closer to the Congress date.

Registration

It is a requirement that all presenters register for the conference.

Awards and Prizes

Travelling Fellowships

IFPE will support participants from low income countries to attend the 2017 IFPE Congress with several fellowships of 500
Euro (approx. AUD$700) available. The process of applying for a travel fellowship is explained in the attached document. Applications will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and recipients informed when accepted abstracts are announced. As at previous Congress meetings, the travel fellowships will be presented at the IFPE Congress in Melbourne.

IFPE 2017 Travelling Fellowship Application Document

Discounted Registration

Discounted registration is available for full-time students. To be eligible for a reduced fee, students are requested to send a copy of their student ID or a certificate signed by the head of their institution or programme director to after registration. Please note, your participation at the Congress is dependent on this paperwork being submitted.

Poster Prizes

“Best Poster” prizes will again be awarded to recognise the most outstanding contributions.

Upgraded Plenary Talks

The Scientific Committee will review all submissions and select a number of the most outstanding individual papers for inclusion in plenary sessions.

Sponsors

Department of Veterans' Affairs

VicHealth

University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

University of Melbourne

Department of Social Services

Safe Work Australia

RMIT University

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