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Massachusetts Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Call for Posters for 2018 NECOEM/MaAOHN Conference Nov 29 & 30!

Posted about 2 months ago by Nancy Clover

NEAOHN/MaAOHN Conference on Nov 29 & 30, 2018 is now accepting posters!

 

Application:

https://necoem.org/upcoming-events/annual-conference-2018/

Yes, $200 scholarships can be used for eposters or registration or hotel.

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACT:

Abstract submission is invited for poster presentation. Poster session is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, November 29th, 2018 in conjunction with the Annual Conference President’s Reception (*scholarships available, see below). Presenters must attend the conference at least on Thursday.

 

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES

Criteria

Submissions from occupational health nurses, physician assistants or physicians, including those in residency training, industrial hygienists and other OEM professionals are welcome.  

Posters may focus on research results, case reports, educational projects or professional development.  Posters may address any topic relevant to Occupational and Environmental Medicine.  Submissions should ideally represent recent work. 

Author(s) may submit more than one abstract for review.

If accepted, the author(s) or designate must register for at least one conference day and be present for the poster session on Thursday, November 30th   from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Posters must be free of any commercial interest.  The ACCME defines a “commercial interest” as any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services, with the exemption of non-profit or government organizations and non-health care related companies.

 

Format

Posters should fit an area that is no more than 4 feet high by 8 feet wide. Posters can be hung in the downstairs ballroom any time after noon on Thursday in preparation for the President’s Reception which will be held in the same space. Posters should be taken down immediately after the reception.  The Marriott Hotel staff will assist with hanging posters.

If you prefer not to print your poster – it can be displayed electronically.  The cost is $200 per poster.  We would need a minimum of 5 electronic posters to be able to provide this service.

Further information is available from NECOEM’s Executive Director, necoem@comcast.net  or by contacting Kathrynn Phillippe [kathrynn.phillippe@eposterboards.com]. In 2017 there were 15 electronic posters.

 

Submission/Deadline

Please email your poster application and abstract of 250 words or less to NECOEM Executive Director Poster Assistant, at necoem@comcast.net .   The deadline for submission is October 30, 2018.

 

Review

All submissions will be reviewed by the NECOEM/MaAOHN Annual Conference planning committee.   The review will focus on the following:

Significance of the findings for Occupational Health practitioners

Clarify and quality of the presentation

Quality of the research methods used

Absence of commercial interest

Decisions will be made and communicated as soon as possible after submission.