Call for Abstracts

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Call for Abstracts2018-08-25T00:04:48+00:00

The Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses invites you to submit an abstract for a session at the 10th annual conference to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 24-26, 2019.
Be a part of the CAFCN National meeting!

Submission Deadline:
Must be received by CAFCN by midnight December 1, 2018. No extensions will be granted. Acknowledgement that proposal arrived on time will be sent via email.

Submission Format:
Submissions must be completed and submitted online.

Abstract Selection and Notification:
The Conference Committee will meet in to select presentations. If your abstract is accepted for presentation, you will be notified by email no later than December 31, 2018. This notice is sent to the contact person.

Conference Registration Fee:
All presenters are expected to assume costs related to travel, accommodations, and registration. CAFCN members receive a conference registration fee discount.

If the primary author is unable to attend the conference and has made arrangements for someone else to present the abstract, that person must register for the conference and pay the applicable registration fee.

1. All proposals must be in English.
2. Please use standard abbreviations. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parenthesis after the full word when it appears for the first time.
3. All communications will be directed only to the presenting author.
4. Abstracts must not exceed 250 words (excluding the abstract headings, if used).
5. An individual may submit more than one abstract.
6. There is no fee to submit an abstract.

Presentation Format: All presentations are podium delivered, 45 minute presentation (includes 10 minutes for Q&A)

Important dates to remember:

Deadline for submission of proposals December 1, 2018
Proposals reviewed by CAFCN Conference Planning Committee December 1-15, 2018
Invitations are issued to selected Speakers December 20, 2018
Email notification is sent to those not selected December 20, 2018

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Title: clear description of presentation and its contents
  • Conciseness, coherence, clarity and focus of presentation
  • Relevance, currency, appropriateness and significance of the topic/issue/problem
  • Theoretical and/or practical application to the field
  • Originality
  • The abstract presents issues of relevance & importance based on current evidence based practice

Factors disqualifying a proposal: The presentation promotes commercial interests.

Download a PDF of these requirements and the form »

Abstract Submission Application

A copy of what you submit will be emailed to the email address on the form.

Abstract Submission Application
(Please submit the first and last names of everyone who will be presenting)
(list 3)
(Max. 250 words)