The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is calling for abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations in selected categories at the RACP Congress 2019.
If you would like your abstract to be considered for the ‘Best Poster’ prizes in the Adult Medicine Division or the Paediatrics & Child Health Division, please refer to the below Awards and Prizes section.
Congress is seeking abstracts in the following categories
- Occupational and environmental medicine
- Paediatrics and child health.
- Adult medicine
- Paediatrics and child health
- Public health medicine
- Policy and advocacy.
Online submission is the only method of receipt of abstracts and authors who have been selected for a poster presentation will be advised via their notification of abstract results.
Poster presentations are an integral part of the Congress program and will be displayed in the Congress exhibition area.
AWARDS AND PRIZES
We invite you to apply for the below awards and prizes. If you would like your abstract to be considered for each award and prize, you will need to apply for each one separately.
- Ramazzini Prize – a prize of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (oral presentations)
- Rue Wright Memorial Award – an award of the Paediatrics & Child Health Division (oral presentations)
- Best Poster Prize in Adult Medicine (Fellow)
- Best Poster Prize in Adult Medicine (Trainee)
- Best Poster Prize in Paediatrics & Child Health
Authors who have been selected for the Ramazzini Prize and the Rue Wright Memorial Award will be informed by the RACP Foundation about the session date and time of the presentation.
Authors who have been shortlisted for the best Poster Prizes will be informed by the RACP Foundation about the session date and time of the presentation and the assigned poster number.
|Call for abstracts open||November 2018|
|Registration opens||November 2018|
|Call for abstracts close||31 January 2019|
|Notification of abstract results||25 February to 1 March 2019|
|Congress early bird registration close||22 February 2019|
NOTIFICATION OF ABSTRACT RESULTS
Authors who have been selected for a poster presentation will be notified of their abstract results by March 2019. All communication relating to the submission will be directed to nominated main contact and they should in turn distribute to any/all co-authors as appropriate.
The invitation to make a poster presentation does not constitute an offer to pay travel, accommodation or registration costs to attend the Congress.
All accepted presenters must register and pay the appropriate registration free for the Congress by March 2019 to confirm their attendance, and to have their abstract/s published in the Congress abstract supplement/s.
PUBLICATION OF ABSTRACTS
All abstracts accepted including the awards and prizes will be published in either the Internal Medicine Journal Congress abstract supplement or the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health Congress abstract supplement. Both supplements are published by Wiley.