Please follow these requirements:

  • Symposium sessions are planned to be 90 minutes in length.
  • 1 chair and between 3-5 speakers. The chair may also be one of the speakers.
  • The chair is responsible for submitting a brief description of the session (max. 250 words) AND individual abstracts for each of the included speakers. The individual abstracts must follow the abstract guidelines (see below). Please submit this as one file.
  • We favour international/inter-institutional collaborations, so please be mindful of the composition of your symposium.
  • Prior to submission, the chair should ask for the preliminary availability of every speaker in their session.
  • Only the chair will receive notification of the final Scientific Committee decision, and they will be responsible for communicating the result to all other speakers.

Each submission is to be completed on the submission template provided below:

Symposium Abstract Template

To submit your abstract, please click on the button below:

Submit Symposium Abstract


Abstract Guidelines

Please read and follow the instructions carefully.

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  • Presenting chair contact details, affiliation and email address.
  • Speaker/s contact details, affiliations and email addresses.
  • Affiliation details: department, institution, city, state (if relevant), and country.
  • Abstract title – limited to 20 words.
  • Abstract text – limited to 250 words.
  • You must use the correct abstract template when preparing your abstract (there is a different abstract template for each presentation type). Incorrectly formatted abstracts may be rejected outright.
  • Abstracts should use the following structured format. These don’t apply to Panel Discussions or Ignite-style Talks:

Intervention (if relevant)

  • If you are presenting regarding a digital intervention (which is/has been developed), you must include between one and three images that illustrate the intervention you are describing (please ensure you have the necessary copyright to do so). These images will be included in the Conference app along with the abstract.
  • Please note the maximum file size is 5MB so you will need to resize your images accordingly.
  • Please keep the total length to within one page.
  • References are optional.
  • Please keep to the fonts and layouts in the template.
  • Please name your file as follows: surname, first name (of the presenting author) up to first five words of your title, e.g. Smith, Jane. Co-design of app
  • Do not use headers or footnotes.

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