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Abstract Submission Information:

What presentation formats are available?
 We welcome abstract submissions to fit a variety of concurrent programming options, including Panel, Oral, Rapid-Fire, and e-Poster Presentations.
 

Who should present?
 We want to hear from Canadian digital health professionals, practitioners, front-line care delivery workers, IT/IM specialists, vendors, project managers, patients and caregivers, and anyone working with technology to improve health for Canadians. We are looking for stories from people representing acute care, community care, home care, long-term care, First Nations health, mental health, and telehealth/virtual health sectors.

e-Health strives to represent in its programming the diversity of the Canadian digital health community, and we actively welcome submissions from digital health and healthcare delivery professionals, patients and caregivers who are Black, Indigenous, LGBTQIA2S+, or living with disability, as well as People of Colour or members of other racialized and marginalized groups. 


Conference Tracks

Tell us about your innovative work in:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Connected Care and Interoperability
  • Digital Health Equity and Access
  • Digital Technology and Healthcare Human Resources
  • Health Data Management, Security, and Privacy
  • Patient Engagement and Empowerment
  • Technology Solutions for Mental Health
  • Virtual Care, Telemonitoring, and Remote Patient Care

Please note that conference track descriptions are available here.
 

Types of Presentations:
Panel Presentation and Discussion (30 minutes each)

  • Panel presentations allow a team of presenters to offer different perspectives on a topic, initiative, or experience in a single session. 
  • This is a 30-minute session that includes 20-25 minutes of discussion/presentation time and 5-10 minutes for audience engagement. 
  • A maximum of three presenters are permitted for each accepted panel presentation and must be identified in your abstract submission. 
  • For panel presentations, reduced registration fees will be extended to three panellists


Oral Presentation (15 minutes each)

  • Oral presentations allow speakers to focus on a selected topic and share their experiences, challenges, and successes.
  • This is a 15-minute session that consists of a discussion/presentation component and an audience engagement component. The duration of each component is at the discretion of the presenter, who may choose to assign appropriate presentation and Q&A time within the allotted 15 minutes. 
  • A maximum of two presenters is permitted for each accepted oral presentation and must be identified in your abstract submission. 
  • A reduced conference registration fee will be extended to one primary presenter for Oral presentations. Additional presenters pay the full registration fee.
     

Rapid-Fire Presentation (7 minutes/3 slides each)

  • Rapid Fire presentations spark dynamic networking discussions around important digital health topics. Multiple speakers in the same stream present in a tightly controlled format that keeps information and conversation flowing. 
  • Each Rapid-Fire presentation is a seven-minute session that covers three questions on three slides. Rapid Fire presentations may include one cover slide plus three content slides with the following titles:

                o Slide #1: The healthcare challenge. 

                o Slide #2 Outline the existing barriers. 

                o Slide #3 The Solution. 

  • A maximum of one presenter is permitted for each accepted Rapid-Fire presentation and must be identified in your abstract submission.
  • A reduced conference registration fee will be extended to one primary presenter for Rapid-Fire presentations.


e-Poster Presentation (5 minutes each)

  • e-Posters are a presentation of a project or case study that informs or advises the delegates of key findings or lessons learned.
  • e-Posters will be reviewed based on: 

               o Content, clarity, and impact

               o Concise messaging

               o Appropriate use of graphics

               o Creative use of media

               o Originality and overall visual appeal

  • The top 20-24 e-Posters will be presented during the conference.
  • All submitted e-Posters will be available for viewing during the e-Health Conference on May 26 – 28.
  • Successful e-Poster authors will be provided with a virtual template to upload their e-poster before the conference. 
  • A maximum of one presenter is permitted for each accepted e-Poster presentation and must be identified in your abstract submission.
  • A reduced conference registration fee will be extended to one primary presenter for e-Poster presentations.


Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts should highlight the work's key objectives, focus, activities, and outcomes as outlined in the Abstract Template
  • All presenters must be identified in your abstract submission. If your abstract is an Oral presentation, you can enter up to two presenters. If your abstract is a Panel presentation, you can enter up to three presenters.
  • Delete identifying information (e.g., project or institution name) from the abstract to enable blind review.
  • Presenters and/or organizations are welcome to submit multiple abstracts
  • Abstract submissions may be saved in draft format and updated at any time before finalizing the submission by choosing "Apply" at the end of the form. 

Abstract submissions must be made online via the submission platform by 11:59 p.m. PT on October 20, 2023. There will not be any extensions. Questions? Please email speakers@e-healthconference.com

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