Western Alliance Call for Abstracts 2022

    Drew Aras, Executive Officer
    email: drewaras@westernalliance.org.au

    Cassandra Hamilton, Administrative Assistant
    email: cassandrahamilton@westernalliance.org.au
  • The Call for Abstracts in now OPEN

    Abstracts are invited from health professionals, researchers, rural professionals and associates from all disciplines and sectors with a focus on translational rural and regional health research.

    Where possible, abstracts should align with the Western Alliance focus areas as per the image below:
  • Presentation formats

    The Symposium on 19 July 2022 will include:
    - 10 minute oral presentations*
    - 5 slides in 5 minutes presentations
    - Poster presentations (display only)
    - STaRR Emerging Researcher showcase – for participants of the Western Alliance STaRR program only (note that STaRR participants will be invited to present their work through a separate process and do not need to complete this form)

    *Please note that the 10 minute oral presentations will be primary allocated to research projects that have demonstrated a translational outcome (i.e. an impact on policy and practice)

    * At least one author must register and attend on the day to present the work submitted.

    * Abstracts with no presenting author will not be accepted.

    * All presenters must register at the time of confirming their acceptance of the offer to present.


    The abstract should be a maximum of 350 words (not including the title, co-authors and contributing authors), following these subheadings:

    • Title
    • Background and aim
    • Population/setting
    • Methods
    • Results/findings
    • Conclusion
    • Translational Impact/implications for future practice

    Please note that abstracts exceeding the word limit will not be accepted.
  • Add Title, First name, Surname in author order
    (2, 3, 4 etc. for second, third, fourth etc.)
  • Add the primary/main affiliation of each co-author in the same order as above
    (2, 3 etc. for second, third etc.)
  • Abstract submissions CLOSE at midday on 6 June 2022.

    Invitations for oral and poster presentations will be forwarded by email to the presenting author by 17 June 2022.