Your abstract should be informative stating the problem, issue or project in the first paragraph. Briefly describe the manner in which it should be addressed from a PSW perspective and describe the findings, conclusions or solutions to the problem or situation. Evaluate the applicability of this workshop content, innovation or strategy to other PSW occupations (PSW, PA, Home support worker, etc) and the relevance to other settings (LTC, Home Care, Community Care, etc). Your abstract whenever possible, should be easily translated into a one-page takeaway for participants to convert knowledge to action. Guidelines for a one page takeaway will be provided to abstracts approved for the conference.
Your submission must include the title of the presentation, presenter(s) and organization(s), phone number(s), email(s), presentation description, abstract, preferred format, and audio-visual needs. Audio-visual equipment must be ordered in advance.
The deadline for abstract submissions is Friday April 27th, 2012.
Conference Sessions are 55 minutes in length inclusive of a 10 minute question period.
Applicants will be notified by email/phone of the status of their submission. The contact person will be the only individual contacted regarding the submission.
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE
All applicants will be notified by email/phone of the status of their submission. The contact person will be the only individual contacted regarding the submission.
All confirmed speakers will be sent a package including registration information. Speakers will receive complimentary registration (to a maximum of 2 speakers per session) to the conference. Registration includes all sessions, lunch, comfort breaks and conference materials. All presenters are responsible for any and all travel and accommodation expenses incurred.
PSNO will provide access to a microphone, projector and screen. If necessary laptops can also be provided upon request. Additional AV equipment can be negotiated.
Deadline for Submission: 5:00 pm (EST), April 27th, 2012