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May 2020 Touchnote - Abstracts Needed

May 2020 Touchnote - Abstracts Needed

Abstracts needed!

As members of the MACP, we would like to extend the offer of support/mentorship in submitting abstracts.  We have a wealth of knowledge and expertise for you to access as part of your membership.

World Confederation of Physical Therapy - April 8-10 2021. 

The call for abstracts for poster and platform presentations is now open. The deadline is 30 July 2020.

The WCPT congress offers you a unique opportunity to present to a global audience at the profession’s largest international meeting. Whether you have been working on a research project or have an innovative service, practice, resource or theory to share, WCPT is encouraging physiotherapists from all over the world, at every level of the profession, to submit their abstracts.

Abstracts are invited that:

  • report on the latest research with original scientific data
  • address new and unique developments in practice, theory, education, management, policy and resources
  • describe innovative ways in which established methods have been adapted to meet the changing needs of practice

Resources for WCPT abstract submitters:

If you have limited experience of abstract submissions, presenting at a WCPT congress or if English is not your first language, we have put together several tools to help you:

  • An abstract mentoring programme is in place until 25 June. It aims to help authors present their material clearly and concisely before submitting an abstract to the formal abstract review process.
  • My first abstract submission by congress programme committee member Tomer Yona.
  • Members of the congress programme committees from 2021 and 2019 share their top tips for abstract submissions in a series of videos in Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Writing an abstract for a WCPT congress - guidelines designed to assist you prepare a well written abstract that meets the criteria for WCPT congresses.

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