Abstracts Submission and Guidelines (CLOSED)


Please read the instructions below before submitting your abstracts



All abstracts must be submitted through online submission. Abstracts submission via mail, fax or email will not be accepted

Submission opens 15 May 2012

Abstracts must be submitted according to the instructions below and must be received by 30 September 2012. No abstracts will be considered after the closing dateline



  • Abstracts must be typed in English on the Abstract Submission Form
  • Title: Use a concise title (5 or 6 words, if possible) that reflects abstract content. Capitalise the first letter of first word and all other words except prepositions, conjunctions, and articles. Do not use acronyms, abbreviations, and initials in a title
  • Abstracts: All abstracts must be typed in Times New Roman font size 12 with single spacing, and must fit within the box
  • Text length (not including title and author information) must be at least 100 words and not exceed 250 words
  • The purpose of the study, methodology, results and conclusion should be clearly stated
  • References should be avoided
  • Abbreviations should be used only for common terms. For uncommon terms, the abbreviation should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word
  • Do not use tables or graphics in the abstracts. All data must be in narrative form



Receipt of abstract submission will be acknowledged via email

  • The Scientific Committee will review all abstract submissions. Evaluation by the Committee will be based on quality, clarity and relevance for our audience, as well as the significance of the material
  • Shortlisted authors for the Poster and Oral Presentation awards will receive notification via email of abstracts' acceptance in September 2012
  • Presenting authors will be informed via email the details of presentation (including date and time) in December 2012
  • Submission of abstracts therefore constitutes the authors' consent to have the abstracts published in the A Forum on Community Care Program Book / Website. Abstracts may also be edited for publication



Poster Presentation: Authors of poster presentations are provided with an approximately 95 cm (wide) x 200 cm (high) poster board to display the poster

Exact poster specifications and sessions will be included in the notification of acceptance

Poster presenters are requested to stand -by their posters during the poster sessions and also to take note of the poster set-up and take-down schedules

Poster presenters should use Velcro tape to fix the poster onto the poster board. The tape will be available at the Forum Information Desk

Please note that the Organisers will not be liable for any damage or loss to the posters

Authors should acknowledge any conflicts of interest/source of funding in the oral or poster presentations

Prize will be awarded to the best poster presented



The Scientific Review Committee will invite authors of selected papers to make an oral presentation at the Scientific Presentation session

Information on oral presentation will be communicated to authors of selected paper

Prize will be awarded to the best paper presented



Submission of abstract herein therefore constitutes that the author understands and accepts of the following declaration and conditions:-

  • I understand and accept that authors should acknowledge any conflicts of interest/source of funding in the presentation
  • I declare that the information I have submitted herein is correct and accurate



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