Key dates

Abstract submissions now closed 

15 May 2018

Authors notified

15 August 2018

Programme finalised and all speakers registered

15 September 2018


Key Themes

Cancer rehabilitation
Disability and sports
Disaster management
Innovative therapies / technology in rehabilitation
Musculoskeletal (MSK) / pain
Neurological rehabilitation - TBI, SCI, stroke
Occupational rehabilitation
Older persons health
Outcomes measurement / outcome measures
Paediatric rehabilitation / transition / developmental disability
Prosthetics and orthotics / gait
Rural and remote
Service delivery and/or development


Presentation types

 Oral presentation (12 minutes - 8 for presentation + 4 for questions)

 Poster presentation (Visual display only)

 Note: You can submit your abstract for either oral or poster if you are happy to present in either format.


Abstract format 

Please use the following structure (including headings) for your abstract: 

Background and aim(s)




If you do not have results to report you may still submit an abstract, but please be advised that a platform presentation is unlikely to be allocated under these circumstances.

The word limit is 300 words.

You cannot include graphs or images.  


Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of abstracts

Authors will be advised of acceptance on 15 August 2018.

Publication of abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be included in Conference materials such as the website. 


All presenters must register to attend the Conference and are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and registration expenses. Registration will be available from January 2018.

Presenters must be registered by 15 September 2018 to guarantee a place in the programme. Presenters will be eligible for registration at the early bird rate.

Submission queries

Please do not hesitate to contact Kate should you have any questions or queries regarding the submission process. 

Kate Howden 

Conference Innovators Ltd




Terri Lowsley
Event Manager

T +64 3 379 0390 | M +64 27 2468 616 | E

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