Call for Abstracts

Submission of Abstracts

The theme for IFDM 2018 is: Challenges and Innovations for Workforce Health

The four streams around which workshops and plenary sessions will be developed are:

  • Overcoming key health barriers to successful work outcomes
  • Navigating the changing employment landscape for Disability Management professionals
  • Sharing international perspectives on disability management on a policy “macro” level
  • Sharing workplace perspectives on disability management at a workplace “micro” level

You are invited to contribute and share your valuable research, experiences and policies / programs by submitting abstracts on these topic areas – please refer to the detailed information provided in the pdf file attached here for downloading.

The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2018.

All abstracts must be submitted online using the online abstract submission form, which will be available on the website shortly.

Each submission must include a title, learning objectives, statement of findings, key conclusions and an abstract of not more than 250 words. Abstracts should not contain references, tables or figures. Name of author as well as name of presenter must be included. Abstracts need to be identified if suitable as an oral presentation for a plenary or workshop, or for a poster presentation.

Receipt of abstracts will be acknowledged. Authors will be advised by April 1, 2018 whether their abstracts have been accepted. Accepted abstract presenters will be requested to provide an abstract summary of 50 words, to be used to describe the presentation in the program for conference delegates.

All accepted presenters must register for the conference and pay the appropriate registration fee.