Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted to our registration system (Conftool).

The conference is now closed to submissions. We thank all for submitting their abstracts. Notification will be given to the corresponding author by Dec 15, 2018.

Abstracts on all topics related to the prevention of work disability are welcome. Abstracts about youth/young workers, senior/older workers and life-course perspectives will be prioritised for oral presentations.

The Scientific Programme Committee and external reviewers will review and score the submitted abstracts. Abstracts will be accepted for presentation as either an oral presentation format or poster presentation format.

Abstracts will be prioritised and chosen based on the topic, scientific and practical/clinical significance, timeliness, quality of data and methodology, adherence to specific format requirements, and other criteria described herein.

The corresponding author will be noticed via email about the decision. An accurate professional e-mail address for the presenting author and all co-authors is required for this purpose.

 

Awards

Oral presentations
The scientific committee is pleased to announce that they will offer awards for the best presentation from Early Career Researchers (ECR) at the conference. Abstracts written by ECRs assessed as the highest quality will be shortlisted for judging at the conference. Each presentation shortlisted will have the potential to win an award and gift prize. The winner will be announced at the conference dinner.

​You might consider yourself to be an Early Career Researcher (ECR) if you are currently undertaking postgraduate research, studying for a PhD, or have recently completed (within 3 years of working full-time, part-time equivalent, since your award). In some cases, you may be more experienced, but new to this research field. If you are an ECR and submitting a research or theme abstract, please tick the “Early Career Researcher” box on the abstract submission page.

Poster presentations
The scientific committee will also present a prize for best Poster Award. Posters will be displayed on Wednesday the June 5 and Thursday June 6, 2019. The winner will be announced at the conference dinner.

Important dates for abstract submission

  • Abstract submission opens: June 1, 2018
  • The conference is now closed to submissions. We thank all for submitting their abstracts. Notification will be given to the corresponding author by Dec 15, 2018.
  • Notification of acceptance: December 15, 2018

Keywords
Two keywords are required; up to 5 are allowed.

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