Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed. Thank you for submitting your abstract.

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Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstracts are now being accepted for concurrent sessions. Formats include: standard lecture, panel session, debate, interactive session, or poster presentation. Please allow a minimum of 25% of the presentation time for discussion and interaction between presenter(s) and their audience.

The abstract must be submitted by online electronic submission or by email in Word Document format (.doc(x)) using minimal text formatting (i.e. tables, etc.). Abstract maximum length is 250 words.



Applicable themes for abstracts include:

  • Aboriginal / First Nations / Metis Topics
  • Child Protection / Child Welfare
  • Disabilities
  • Early Child Development / Brain Development
  • Engaging Isolated Families
  • Evaluation and Outcomes / Evidence-based Research
  • Family Support
  • Genetics / Epigenetics / Social Epigenetics and Ethical Dilemmas
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Innovative Practices in Professional Development and Other Related Areas
  • Mental Health / Addictions
  • Parenting / Caregiving
  • Policy Development