Call for Abstracts

Beginning November 1, 2022, the 2023 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit will be seeking abstracts for poster and rapid-fire oral presentations.

Please review the Guidelines for Submission document carefully and submit your abstract using the online portal. View this "How-To"Document for step-by step instructions. Contact us at cwhhc@ottawaheart.ca if you require assistance with your submission or have any questions.

Submit your abstract

Important dates:
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPENS: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Friday, January 6, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST
NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS: Friday, January 27, 2023 

Accepted abstracts will be published in the April 2023 issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. Please review the Guidelines for Abstract Submission for more details.

Rapid-Fire Oral Presentations and Poster Presentations

Submitters have the option to identify their preferred presentation format(s) through the online portal (coming soon - opening Nov. 1). If submitters select they are willing to present their abstract as both a rapid-fire oral presentation or a poster presentation, the abstract will first be judged as a potential oral presentation, and if not successful, will then be judged as a potential poster presentation. Only one presentation format will be offered per abstract.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL poster presenters and rapid-fire oral presenters must register as delegates for the 2023 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit in Vancouver, BC. Presenters are requested to present in-person but if not possible, virtual options may be available (if applicable). 

REGISTER HERE

Poster Presentations

In-person posters will be on display in the Oceanview Suite at the Pan Pacific Hotel on Friday, April 28 and must remain on display from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. PST. Poster presenters are expected to be at their poster during the designated 60-minute period, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST, allowing Summit delegates time to ask questions and to discuss content. Additional technical specifications, including dimensions, will be provided with acceptance letters.For those who will be presenting their posters virtually, more details regarding logistics will be provided with acceptance letters.

Best Poster Award

The 2023 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit will include an award for Best Poster Presentation. The person judged as preparing and delivering the best poster will receive an award of recognition and a cheque for $250. Posters displayed at the Summit will be judged by the 2023 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit Review Committee on April 28, 2023 with the Best Poster Presentation selected based on the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Design and methodology
  • Supporting data
  • Quality of presentation

Rapid-Fire Oral Presentations

Rapid-fire oral presentations will be presented in the plenary on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Each presenter will have five minutes to summarize their research, followed by three minutes for questions and answers. This format is expected to offer greater exposure to presenters, as well as give delegates a snapshot into the wide variety of research being conducted related to the conference theme, Women’s Heart, Brain and Vascular Health: We Know the Gaps; How Will We Close Them?.

Rapid-fire oral presenters will be required to present in-person. If this is not possible, presenters will be offered to present their abstract as a virtual poster presentation. 

Best Rapid-Fire Oral Presentation Award

The 2023 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit will include an award for Best Rapid-Fire Oral Presentation. The person judged as preparing and delivering the Best Rapid-Fire Oral Presentation will receive an award of recognition and a cheque for $250. Rapid-Fire Oral presentations will be judged by the 2023 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit Review Committee, based on the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Design and methodology
  • Supporting data
  • Quality of presentation
  • Presenter stays within allotted time

The recipients for Best Poster and Best Rapid-Fire Oral Presentations will receive their award during the Award Ceremony on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

Please note: All presenting authors must register for the CWHHS and are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations. Registration is NOT complimentary.

REGISTER HERE

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