Call for Abstracts

WAVELENGTHS 2019: Technologists Transforming the Future of Medical Imaging

We invite submissions from imaging technologists engaged in quality improvement, scholarship and research.

Submissions due: January 4, 2018

Notification of Acceptance:  January 22, 2019

Themes: Best practices, education, quality improvement and primary/clinical research

Formats:  Podium, Poster and Panel Presentations

Call for Proposals for Poster, Podium and Panel Presentations

We invite you to submit proposals for Podium, Poster or Panel presentations that may be at early or advanced stages of development and may focus on education, professional practice, quality improvement, imaging research, patient care, etc.

Poster presentations are in two formats:  1) printed posters; 2) oral posters.

Printed Poster Session

This session allows colleagues to gather around visual displays for extended dialogue regarding novel and promising ideas and research. Posters will be displayed during the opening reception Friday, April 26th and all day during the symposium April 27th, 2019.

Display
 Size: Max of 48” (W) x 36” (H)
 Recommended font sizes ensure posters can be read at a distance of 1.5 metres: Title 100 pt. bold Authors 60 pt. Headings 60 pt. Body Text 40 pt., min. 28 pt. Captions 24 pt.

Oral Poster Session

All poster authors are invited to present their printed posters in an oral format during the podium presentations April 27th.

PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Podium presentations are oral presentations that could include practice innovations, research in progress, completed research.  Descriptions of education workshops, quality improvement projects, or innovative professional or clinical practices are suitable for this format.

Each podium presentation is scheduled for 15 minutes April 27, 2019. You will have 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and discussion. It is important that you do not exceed a total of 15 minutes.  A projector, laptop computer, slide changer, laser pointer, and screen will be provided in the session room.

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

We welcome proposals for panel presentations addressing innovations, issues and/or opportunities in imaging technology today and in the future.  We encourage you to use this opportunity to put forward topics of interest to the imaging community, especially those focused on technologists transforming the future of health care.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All submissions are one page summaries (total maximum of 500 words) that include:  Presentation type; Title; Author(s) or Presenter(s); Institution; e-mail address; Statement of what is Known/Gaps; Statement of the Clinical Issue/Research Topic; Statement of Study Methodology/Clinical Innovation; Description of impact/expected findings.

Please download and complete WAVELENGTHS Abstract Submission Form and submit it directly to wavelengths@michener.ca

or simply submit the online form below:

WAVELENGTHS Submission for Podium, Poster and Panel Presentations

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