Aboriginal Health Conference – Call for abstracts

Event Details
Aboriginal Health / Chronic Disease / Mental Health
Metropolitan
Free
08 Aug 2022
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05 Sep 2022
Aboriginal Health Practitioner/Worker / Allied Health and 7 more
Conference/Forum

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The Aboriginal Health Conference 2022 will focus on healing from the past and strengthening the future. It will provide an opportunity to come together and learn from those who came before us, and reflect on how we can move through the challenges faced over the last two years in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic. By learning from the past, we can strengthen our future.

The conference program will have five streams:

  • Mental health
  • Sexual health
  • Cultural competency in health
  • Chronic conditions
  • Health across the life stages

Call for Abstracts – now open!

Rural Health West is seeking abstracts for the Aboriginal Health Conference to be held at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle on the 19 and 20 November 2022.

The Aboriginal Health Conference will focus on healing from the past and strengthening the future.  It will provide an opportunity to come together and learn from those who came before us, and reflect on how we can move through the challenges faced in the last two years. By learning from the past, we can strengthen our future.

 

Important dates to remember
Call for abstracts close08 August 2022
Notification of selection process05 September 2022
Written acceptance of offer to present12 September 2022
Deadline for presenter registration26 September 2022
Deadline for abstract summary and e-poster artwork10 October 2022
Aboriginal Health Conference – Fremantle19-20 November 2022

 

Abstract review process

All abstracts submitted for the Aboriginal Health Conference 2022 will go through the following process:

1.    All abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Sub-Committee.

a.    Acceptance of an abstract will be based on the degree to which the abstract matches the streams of the conference.

b.    All abstracts will be considered based on the merit of the individual submission and will be assessed according to the following criteria:

i.    Relevance to conference theme, streams and learning objectives addressed

ii.    Importance of presentation topic

iii.    Relevance of content to audience

iv.    Contemporary or innovative issue

c.     Abstracts with a clear evidence base will be prioritised.

2.    Authors will be notified of their abstract results by 5 September 2022.

3.    All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference program and on the conference website.

4.    Rural Health West requires written confirmation of the presentation offer by 12 September 2022.

5.    Presenters must have registered to attend the conference by 26 September 2022. Payment of conference registration is a condition of presenting at the conference.

6.    Please note that presenters are responsible for their own travel to and from the conference.

 

Abstract enquiries

If you have any questions regarding your submission, please refer to our Abstract Submission Guidelines. For all abstract enquiries or if you have not received notification of your abstract results by 5 September 2022, please contact the Events team. If you would like to discuss potential travel support to the conference please contact the Events team on [email protected] or 08 6389 4500.

 

The Aboriginal Health Conference 2022 will take place on Whadjuk country. We acknowledge the Whadjuk Nyoongar people as the Traditional Owners of the Perth region and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to Whadjuk elders past and present and their cultures. We are committed to a positive future for the Aboriginal community.