Spring Conference 2020 Call for Abstract Submissions

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Call for Abstracts for the Spring Conference 2020 is now open.

Please ensure you review and meet all requirements below before submitting your abstract. Your submission will be rejected if you do not meet the below requirements.

Submission Requirements:

1. Please complete the online abstract submission form strictly before 5pm on Thursday, 30th January 2020. Late submissions will not be considered.

2. You must be a member of CPsychI or be registered on the CPD-SS scheme for 2019-2020.

3. Abstracts must be in English.

4. You must complete all fields in Section 3 of the submission form.

5. The following information must be included on the submission:
– The full name of the presenting author
– Your current appointment & place of work address (this information will be displayed on the programme if you are invited to present)
– Daytime telephone number
– All co-authors, their place of work and their email address must be included in the original submission.

6. By submitting your abstract, you are confirming that all co-authors have approved the submission, they agree to your abstract being presented at the conference and appearing on the College website.

7. The abstract should not contain bibliographic references, tables or appendices

8. The abstract should be approximately 300 words but no more than 400 (count not including title/authors/declarations)

9. You must make a declaration indicating all sources of financial sponsorship of the study.

10. You must declare if ethical approval has been granted for this study. If so, state which Ethics Committee and date of approval. NOTE: Ethics approval is required for all research studies

11. If the abstract relates to clinical audit, you should indicate if permission to carry out the audit and present results has been given by the relevant clinical director/health care manager. NOTE: Permission is required for all clinical audits

12. If the abstract involves a case report, you must declare if the patient has given written informed consent. Case reports must not contain information which could identify a particular patient.  NOTE: Written Consent is required for all case studies.

13. Please declare if you have previously submitted the same data set elsewhere and state where it was presented.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Jennie Dalton on jdalton@irishpsychiatry.ie.