OVERVIEW & INSTRUCTIONS

The OCWHP is seeking abstracts for Poster Presentations at the 8th OC Women’s Health Summit on Friday, May 29, 2020 at the Beckman Center.

SUMMIT OVERVIEW: The Women’s Health Summit is an annual conference for professionals to discuss the state of women’s health in OC. The 8th Summit will focus on issues impacting women’s health across the lifespan. 

Experts featured at this year’s Summit will share how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) result in associated health conditions that impact girls’ and women’s health in both the short and long term, and what local efforts are in place to screen for and address these experiences. Additional presentations will examine maternal mental health and groundbreaking mental health initiatives taking root in OC and statewide. An afternoon panel will discuss some of the specific needs and health outcomes affecting LGBTQ+ individuals, seniors and caregivers living in Orange County. Read more...

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES: Abstracts submitted for poster presentation at the Summit should feature research, pilot programs, needs assessments, data analyses, and/or innovative preventive/intervention strategies addressing women’s health across the lifespan. Posters should provide visual representation of the research and/or program. We encourage submission of unpublished work, including reports of research, innovative services, practices, educational initiatives, or policy work related to conference themes.

WHO SHOULD SUBMIT: 
- Health care, social service, and behavioral health providers

- Health systems and policy leaders
- Researchers, evaluators and academics​
- ​Educators
- Foundations/Health funders
- Community Based Organizations
- ​G​raduate Students

POSTER SESSION: Posters will be displayed all day and should be set up by 8:00 am. The Poster Session will be held from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm and presenters are expected to be available for discussion with Summit attendees.  

Only 1 presenter is allowed per poster. Due to space constraints, no additional presenters or authors, A/V, or table space will be provided.  Boards and clips for display will be provided. It is the presenter’s responsibility to print and bring your poster. We recommend posters be approximately 36 in. x 48 in.

REGISTRATION FEE: Presenters will receive discounted registration ($25) and are encouraged to attend the full-day Summit.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, April 3 5:00 p.m. PST. Abstracts that do not follow APA format, or are submitted after the deadline, will not be considered.

ACCEPTANCES RELEASED: Friday, April 10

QUESTIONS: Email minchin@ocwomenshealth.org

T