Abstract Submission Guidelines

38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society

Smarter Infrastructure for Enhanced Patient Outcomes   September 16-18 2018

Important Dates
September 15, 2017 Abstracts Open
December 8, 2017 Abstract Submissions Closed
February 2018 Accepted Speaker Notifications Sent
August 15, 2018 Speaker Biographies, Signed Release and Presentations Due



2018 Theme:

Smarter Infrastructure for Enhanced Patient Outcomes

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Your abstract file submission must include the following sections, properly labelled, and must be in Word format (.doc, .docx) only.
Max file size is 2000 KB.

  • Session Title and Presenter Names
    The session title and presenter names should be clearly indicated on all pages as either a header or footer for ease of reference
  • Brief Session Summary
    A brief summary about the presentation which describes the subject.
    50-75 words max
  • Detailed Presentation Description
    400-600 words max
  • Session Objectives
    3-4 bullet points (of one-sentence each) of measurable learning objectives for the attendees.
    Each objective must start with a measurable, action verb (i.e. assess, state, list, describe, identify, etc.).
    For example:  This session enables attendees to:  

    1. identify…
    2. assess…
    3. etc.   

Accepted Speaker Requirements

Upon acceptance speakers shall agree to provide the following, no later than August 15, 2018:

  • Speaker Biography
  • Speaker Headshot (minimum 250 pixel width)
  • Final PowerPoint Presentation (.ppt, .pptx)
  • Speaker Release (Confirmation of print, copyright and video permissions)


Please Contact the Conference Office.

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