On behalf of the Board of Directors, it gives me great pleasure to invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at ACIPC 2021.
Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, ACIPC 2021 will broker new dimensions and frontiers in education, research and practice in infection prevention and control.
The conference is intended to proceed as an in-person event, and the committee will continue to closely monitor the situation and circumstances relating to COVID-19.
Should social distancing or other government restrictions implemented in the interest of public health & safety impact planned activities at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the committee has contingency plans in place to implement a hybrid or fully online conference.
Submissions are invited for the following presentation types
Scientific Presentations: 15 minutes, plus 3 minutes question time. Presentations should be scientific in nature and may be original research, case presentations, divisional projects or analytical studies. Only accepted scientific papers using the Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion format will be published in a special online edition of Infection, Disease and Health, the official journal of the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC).
Case Studies and Quality Improvement Presentations: 15 minutes, plus 3 minutes question time. Presentations should be structured presentations from Front Line Workers and Carers, those with interesting Case Studies and Quality Improvement Initiatives, Policy Makers, Healthcare Managers and Consumers.
Short Oral Presentations: 7 minutes, plus 3 minutes question time. Designed to give novice presenters and early career researchers the opportunity to develop their presentation skills by delivering an abbreviated oral presentation at the conference. Mentoring support will be available for novice presenters should they wish to have someone provide feedback about their presentation prior to the conference.
Industry Supplier Presentations: 15 minutes, plus 3 minutes question time. Presentations should be structured presentations from commercial entities who are actively engaged with the supply of products and services to the Infection Control industry. Presentation content can be interesting case studies or COVID-19 experiences. Presentations which are product specific or sales orientated will not be considered.
Poster Presentations: Poster presentations will be displayed for the duration of the conference in A0 size, portrait orientation. Posters can present research in progress, case presentations, divisional projects, clinical topics, quality improvement initiatives, case studies.
We look forward to receiving your submission and the possibility of seeing you in Adelaide.
Associate Professor Phil Russo
President, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control