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Call for Abstracts: ENDO 2015
United States
California
11/12/2014

Call for Abstracts: ENDO 2015

March 5-8 (Thursday-Sunday) 2015 San Diego, California

Closing Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 1:00 PM ET (US)

Discover the latest advances in hormone research and clinical endocrinology at ENDO 2015. The world’s largest endocrinology meeting will feature a cutting-edge scientific program, presented by leaders in the field. The abstract submission period runs from September 17 through November 12.

Abstracts must be submitted or sponsored by Full, Early Career, or Emeritus Members of the Endocrine Society.

Complete payment information and a NON-REFUNDABLE processing fee of $90.00 (US dollars) are due at the time of submission. (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted)

Submission of an abstract DOES NOT register you for the meeting.

Endocrinologist, Physician Researcher
Call for Abstracts: Practice Management 2015
United States
Georgia
10/31/2014

Call for Abstracts: Practice Management 2015

January 23-25, 2015 Atlanta, Georgia

Empower your practice by participating in Practice Management 2015. Physician anesthesiologists and practice administrators gain knowledge and critical skills necessary to stay at the forefront of anesthesia practice management. Join us as we bring together anesthesiology leaders to share insights and strategies for strengthening practice performance. 

Hot topics

Effective group governance

Risk management

Best practices and trends

Value proposition development

Bundled payment negotiations

The Committee on Practice Management is now accepting abstracts for Practice Management 2015. Presentations should highlight the latest information in the following areas: Research in Perioperative Management, Quality Improvement, Leadership Development, Challenging Cases or Innovative Solutions in Practice Management.

The deadline for submissions is October 31, 2014.

Anesthesiologist, Healthcare Administrator, Physician
Call for Abstracts: Medical Ethics and the Criminal Justice System
United Kingdom
10/30/2014

Call for Abstracts: Medical Ethics and the Criminal Justice System

Forensic Medicine Conference 2015,

26 March 2015 London, United Kingdom

The British Medical Association's Forensic Medicine Committee is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a conference on Medical Ethics and the Criminal Justice System on 26th March 2015 at BMA House in London (CPD applied for). The conference will showcase research into ethical areas of study that is of relevance to healthcare professionals working within environments such as prisons, detention centres, police custody suites, forensic psychiatric units, sexual assault referral centres (SARCs), the courts and all other secure environments.

The conference will provide a forum for both clinicians and academics to present research findings, innovative methods and support systems and educational programmes that highlight the specific health vulnerabilities of patients within these environments. Common themes arise particularly around mental health and addiction problems as well as issues concerning patient safety and the impact that this has on the criminal justice system. This conference is particularly timely, given the pending transfer of the commissioning of clinical forensic medicine within police custody suites and SARCs from the Home Office to the NHS.

The friendly and informal conference environment will promote networking across and within the various specialist areas as well as an exchange of experience and information. It will also see the launch of the BMA Medical Ethics in Clinical Forensic Medicine toolkit, a handy yet comprehensive resource that will provide practical on-the-job guidance for forensic physicians and sexual offence examiners.

Both UK and overseas-based delegates are welcome and can register interest to attend or submit an abstract. The deadline for abstracts is 30 October 2014.

Bioethicist, Ethicist, Forsensic Scientist
Call for Abstracts: Mitral Conclave 2015
United States
New York
01/04/2015

Call for Abstracts: Mitral Conclave 2015

April 23-24, 2015 New York, New York

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery is now accepting abstracts for the Mitral Conclave 2015.

Submission Deadline: Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST

Submission Categories:

Degenerative Valve Disease

Mitral Regurgitation in Heart Failure

Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease

Mitral Valve Endocarditis

Congenital Mitral Valve Disease

Other Mitral Valve Disease

Mitral Repair Techniques & Strategies

Mitral Valve Replacement

Long Term Outcomes

Atrial Fibrillation in Mitral Valve Disease

Tricuspid Valve Diseases

Tricuspid Valve Repair

Mitral & Tricuspid Valve Reoperations

Mitral Annular Calcification, Abscess, or Disruption

Imaging of Mitral Valve Disease

Challenging Clinical Cases

Minimally Invasive & Robotic Mitral Valve Repair

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Therapies

Mitral Valve Modeling

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Physician Researcher
Call for Proposals: YAI International Conference on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
United States
New York
09/26/2014

Call for Proposals: YAI International Conference on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Proposals are being accepted for YAI’s 2015 International Conference on intellectual and developmental disabilities to be held in New York City on May 4 – May 7, 2015. The focus of the conference will be on research findings, ideas and innovations that will help shape the future. 

Seeking proposals on topic areas such as:

• New models of support

• Quality of Life

• Self Direction

• Advocacy

• Creating inclusive communities

• Staff development

• Evidence-based practices

• Family empowerment

• Technology and innovation

• Thought leadership

Your proposal must include the following information:

1. Contact information: Please include contact information for ALL presenters including: names, academic degrees, titles, affiliations, mailing addresses, fax and phone numbers, e-mail addresses (e-mail address must be unique for each presenter), session topic.

2. Session Information:

• Title of your presentation

• Short Abstract - 1 - 2 sentence session description

• Full abstract -1 paragraph description of the proposed conference presentation

• Scheduling conflicts

• Interest in sharing your information with our online community

Deadline for Submissions

Please submit your proposal(s) online by Friday, September 26, 2014.

Presenter Participation

Presenter participation fees are substantially discounted from attendee registration fees.

Further registration materials and audio-visual information will be sent upon acceptance of proposals.

For more information about presenting, please contact Tina Sobel, Director at tina.sobel@yai.org or at (212) 273-6457.

Allied Health Professional, Community Activist, Educator, Occupational Therapist, Parent, Policy Analyst, Public Servant, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist
Call for Abstracts: 34th Annual International Academy of Nursing Editors Meeting
United States
Nevada
01/15/2015

Call for Abstracts: 34th Annual International Academy of Nursing Editors Meeting

August 3-5, 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada

Our membership is full of creative, talented people. Here’s your opportunity to share your editing innovations and ideas with other editors at the annual meeting of INANE in 2015.

The 2015 Planning Committee welcomes your submission for breakout and for poster presentations beginning August 5, 2014 and continuing until January 15, 2015. Presenters will be notified of their acceptance by February 16, 2015. The final, complete program for INANE 2015 will be published on March 16, 2015.

Details: Posters will be presented on a table. All meeting rooms will be equipped with wi-fi access and standard audio-visual equipment. The presenters of all standard breakout sessions will be asked to submit their PowerPoint presentation two weeks before the conference to facilitate planning.

Attendance and Honorarium: At least one presenter is expected to be on-site for the poster or breakout presentation. No honorarium will be offered, however, discounted conference rates will be in effect until until April 30, 2015. Presenters are encouraged to register early.  After May 1, all attendees will be expected to register at the full conference rate.

Breakout Presentations will be presented during breakout sessions that are scheduled for 50 minutes in length. We request that presenters make their session interactive, with at least 15-20 minutes of the session scheduled for questions, discussion, and participation with the audience. In the abstract, please specify the interactive activities that will be included in your presentation.

Posters will be table-top displays for convenient casual viewing throughout one of the conference days, with at least one viewing session for participants to see the posters and interact with the presenters. You can use the table top in any way you wish.

Presenters may be anyone who shares the essential purpose of INANE: to promote best practices in publishing and high standards in the nursing literature. Nursing journal editors, associate editors, members of editorial boards, peer reviewers, authors, publishers, interns, and all interested colleagues are invited to submit an abstract for consideration. As INANE is a global initiative, we welcome abstracts from our international colleagues as well as those based in North America.

Topics are limited only by the presenter(s)’ imagination. However, based on past experience, topics that are of ongoing interest to the INANE membership include: generating content; peer review; scientific and technical writing; linking research, education, and practice; running the editorial office; working with publishers; connecting with readers; developing authors; developing peer reviewers, ethical issues; Open Access; impact factors; stewardship; succession planning; online publication; social media.

Nurse Researcher
Call for Abstracts: Academy of Osseointegration 30th Annual Meeting
United States
California
09/26/2014

Call for Abstracts: Academy of Osseointegration 30th Annual Meeting

The Academy of Osseointegration is accepting abstracts for Clinical Innovations, Oral Research (Scientific and Clinical), and Electronic Poster (Scientific, Clinical and Case Studies) presentations for its upcoming 30th Annual Meeting, March 12-14, 2015 in San Francisco, CA. Submission deadline is September 26, 2014 at 11:59 PM (ET).

Allied Health Professional, Dentist
Call for Abstracts: International Transplant Nurses Society 2015 Summer Symposium
United States
Illinois
11/03/2014

Call for Abstracts: International Transplant Nurses Society 2015 Summer Symposium

Transplant Nursing A Journey to the Top

June 13 -14, 2015 Rosemont, Illinois

The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) Annual Symposium Planning Committee (ASPC) invites members and non-members to submit abstract applications to present at the 2015 Summer Symposia, June 13 -14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL.

You’re invited to submit an abstract on session topics including:

Case Study

Clinical Process Improvement

Didactic Presentation (i.e., Professional Development/ Management)

Research (completed quantitative/qualitative research study)

The general abstract submission deadline is Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11:59pm (Midnight) Central Time (CT) Chicago, Illinois, USA. Questions about abstract submission? Contact Jennifer Wahl, ITNS Education Manager, at jwahl@itns.org.

Nurse, Nurse Researcher
Call for Papers: 8th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design
United States
Utah
11/03/2014

Call for Papers: 8th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design

June 22-25, 2015 Salt Lake City, Utah

November 3, 2014 — Draft Papers Due

February 2, 2015 — Notification of Acceptance

March 2, 2015 — Final Papers Due

We invite papers from researchers and practitioners working on applications of human factors in driver assessment, training, and vehicle design from the perspectives of engineering, medicine, psychology, and public health.

Suggested Topics

Driving technology

In-vehicle driver alerting, warning, and assistive technologies

Vehicle connections to transportation infrastructure

Autonomous vehicles

Vehicle to vehicle, vehicle to drive, and driver-driver interactions

Commercial vehicles (e.g., buses, taxis, trucks, rental cars)

Driver state and individual differences

Driver impairments (e.g., fatigue, intoxication, and cognitive impairments)

Driver distraction and inattention

Driver perception, attention, and response

Psychological effects of personality, motivation, and attitude

Younger and older drivers

Driver training

Fitness to drive in at-risk populations with aging or medical disorders

Visual and cognitive factors

Movement and mobility

Driver rehabilitation

Fitness to drive in at-risk populations

Research methods and analysis

Simulators, test tracks, and naturalistic driving

Simulator validation

Scenario design and performance measurement

Data collection and reduction

Computer vision

Simulator data

Naturalistic driving data analysis

Driver modeling

Bench tests

Traffic micro simulation

Crash analysis

Contact

Kathy Holeton
The University of Iowa/PPC
210 South Quadrangle
Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Email: kathy-holeton@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 335-6804

Behavioral Scientist, Computer Scientist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Technologist
Call for Papers: Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada 2015 Conference, "Victorian Bodies"
Canada
10/07/2014

Call for Papers: Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada 2015 Conference, "Victorian Bodies"

10-11 April 2015 Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

The Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada invites proposals for its 2015 conference, “Victorian Bodies. ” The conference will explore Victorian concepts, representations, and experiences of the body.  We invite papers that examine Victorian studies’ enduring interest in the body and embodiment, and we look forward to exploring ways in which Victorians engaged with aesthetic, scientific, economic, and moral distinctions among bodies.

Possible topics for discussion include body modification and adornment; bodily classification; illness, injury and invalidism; health regimes; histories of gender and sexuality; legal approaches to the body; animal bodies; death and funereal practices; sport and athleticism; sensory experience; labour and leisure; food culture; technological and mediated experiences of the body. We welcome papers from scholars working in different disciplines and employing varied methodologies (art history, history of science, architecture, music and theatre history, literary studies, popular culture, digital humanities, media history/archaeology; disability studies, affect theory, critical race theory, phenomenology, gender studies and queer theory).  We also encourage would-be participants to propose panels of three papers on related themes.

Please send 250-word abstracts with titles plus a separate 75-word biographical statement to Vanessa.Warne@umanitoba.ca by October 7, 2014.

Academic, Historian, Social Scientist

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