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LEAP 2020 Call For Abstracts

2 Mar 2020 6:03 PM | Anonymous

LEAP 2020 – Call For Abstracts

Lightning Presentations – Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) Conference 2020

Conference Theme – Staying in Step: Evidence to practice change.

The Scientific Committee invites submissions of abstracts of original research in the area of the high risk foot.  We are seeking presentations on areas that have a strong clinical application, and impact on clinical practice in the assessment, diagnosis and management of the high risk foot that can support clinicians to provide best practice care, and to empower and support their clients. Lightning talks are concise oral presentations of 3 minutes duration, requiring the speaker to focus on the key points of their research.

Abstracts are due no later than 5.00pm AEST, Friday 17th April 2020

Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 1st June 2020

Selection of abstracts for the Scientific Program will be made by the conference committee

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Authors and affiliations: Authors (Arial, size 12 font. Surname, Initial. Presenting author to be in bold and italics. Affiliations number in superscript. Centred) eg Smith, B1, Doe, J2; Affiliations: (Arial, size 12, Italics font. Organisation, City, Country) eg 1 Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

Title (max 50 words): The title should be as brief as possible while still conveying the topic and nature of the research

Abstract body (max 250 words)

To include the headings: Background and aims; Methods; Results and Conclusions

Before writing your abstract: Consider the following:

  • How to introduce your work (what is the background/rationale for the research?)
  • What data to include in order to answer the research question
  • How the data is best presented
  • What conclusions you can draw from the results and who they apply to
  • How you can link your research outcomes and conclusions to clinical practice

All presenters must be registered to attend the conference. Abstract acceptance will be subject to registration for the conference.  Please remember that submitting an abstract does NOT automatically register as a conference delegate.  Conference registration can be completed online at a later date.

Please email your submission app-hrf@ozemail.com.au no later than 5:00pm AEST, Friday 17th April 2020.

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