CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS
The Institute for Healthcare Advancement's
12th Annual Health Literacy Conference
"Operational Solutions to Low Health Literacy"
Deadline for Submissions: Extended March 5, 2013
(We'll leave the submission page open for a few more days for stragglers)
Deadline to Submit Final Copy and Artwork: April 30, 2013
Click here to submit your poster.
(Please read information below first)
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The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) has issued a Call for Poster Abstracts for its 12th Annual Health Literacy Conference. The IHA conference is an annual, national, three-day meeting with continuing education credits, featuring plenary and break-out sessions and a Poster Session for research and program implementation related to health literacy.
Researchers, those who have created and implemented an innovative program, and/or those with an innovative approach or solution to a problem in health literacy who wish to present a poster should read the information below carefully.
Conference attendees include health educators, nurses, physicians, dentists, dietitians, researchers, writers, librarians, administrators, academics, and others.
Click here for Poster Session Guidelines.
||The Poster Session will be held Thursday, May 9, 2013 during the Opening Night Reception. Boards must be set up between 4:30 - 5:30 on May 9th, during which time presenters will be at their boards to discuss their research/projects.|
||Presenters must be registered attendees of the conference.|
||Presenters may provide handout materials to support their presentations. Presenters are responsible for all their own materials. We will have a VERY LIMITED SUPPLY of tables on which to put any handout materials, as space is at a premium, so plan accordingly.|
||Presenters must submit their final poster copy and artwork no later than Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Full poster content will be published on the IHA website approximately one week after the conference, and will remain online for viewing. |
|March 5, 2013
Deadline to submit poster abstract
|March 11, 2013
||Notification on acceptance decisions sent via e-mail |
Criteria for Evaluating Submissions
A conference abstract review committee will review all proposals that follow the poster abstract guidelines. Individuals submitting abstracts will be notified of the results of the review by March 11, 2013 via email.
Posters may present information on research findings, program implementation and results, or innovative solutions.
Abstracts are evaluated on:
Substance and clarity of content
Relevance and timeliness in terms of health literacy practice/issues
Specificity and practicality
Clarity of writing and presentation; and
Appropriateness to session format.
How to Submit an Abstract
Ø Click Here to Submit Abstract. Complete the online submission form. Incomplete abstracts will not be reviewed.
Ø Send as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Format the Abstract
Please describe the project using the following suggested headings, or similar headings that are appropriate to your project. Limit to no more than 2 typewritten pages total. You may use alternate headings as appropriate for your project; the headings listed below are suggested, not required:
Background of the Project:
Project Description (including objectives and approach):
Outcomes / Impact:
Implications for policy, delivery or practice:
Keywords (please list 3):
You will be notified by email of acceptance or rejection by March 11, 2013. A working email is required.
Please disclose any affiliation for which there is a conflict of interest.
Poster presenters must submit final poster content (PDF format) to IHA no later than one week before the conference. This content will be put online and made available after the conference.