Individual abstracts that are selected to be an oral presentation will be assigned an oral session. Each oral session will comprise of four (4) to five (5) individual abstracts for presentation. Each presenter will have approximately 12-15 minutes for presentation and discussion.
Individual abstracts that are accepted as poster presentations will be assigned to one of the scheduled poster sessions. Poster presenters should be prepared to discuss their posters during their assigned presentation times. Poster presenters should prepare a brief three (3) to five (5) minute presentation to discuss their research with their peers during the assigned presentation times. Handouts relating to posters are welcome.
Primary and Secondary Applications for Abstract
You will be asked to select one Primary Application and up to three Secondary Applications for your presentation. Below is a description of the Primary and Secondary Applications.
1. Design and testing of measurement approaches *Please Note: You may select one of the more specific options below.
a. Health economics/Cost effectiveness/utility measures
b. Psychometric test development methods (classical, modern, DIF)
c. Methodological work (other than psychometric and economic. e.g.,. qualitative studies, response shift)
d. Patient-centered outcomes / Patient-reported experience measures
e. Cross-cultural validation / Translation
2. Observational studies (longitudinal/cross sectional/surveys)
3. Intervention studies (e.g. RCTs, natural experiments)*Please Note: You may select one of the more specific options below.
a. Clinical practice
b. Behavior change
c. Health policy
4. E-Health / Technology (The application of technology for the delivery of clinical information, care and services.)
You may choose up to three conditions/populations that best described your presentation.
Conditions: Cancer, Cardiovascular, Endocrinology/Diabetes/Obesity, Mental Health, Musculoskeletal/Rheumatic, Nephrology/Urology, Neurological, Rehabilitation, Respiratory, or Other health condition(s)
Populations: Children and adolescents, Older people, Patients, Caregivers and relatives, Cultural and ethnic minorities, Vulnerable populations, General population, or Other populations
Step 1. Access the Oral and Poster Submission System
Follow this link to the online submission website to review the guidelines and begin Oral and Poster Abstract submission.
Oral and Poster Abstract submission instructions are accessible through the online submission website and through the Submission Guidelines page of the ISOQOL website. Please be sure to read the Submission Guidelines prior to submitting the abstract.
If you are a returning user to this system, please enter your username and password. All NEW users/submitters for the 2017 ISOQOL Annual Conference will need to create a new user account.
Step 2. Start Submission
The online submission system will allow the user or presenting author to submit the details of the abstract.
All presenting authors will automatically receive communication about the submission. The user/submitter and all authors may receive communication for the submission if correspondent is selected next to the author’s name. The user/presenting author will:
*Please Note: Be sure the abstract is separated into Aims, Methods, Results, and Conclusions, Funding Sources/Special Acknowledgements. The total word count for all five (5) entries has a combined word count of 350 words or less.
Step 4. Submit Your Abstract
When your Oral and/or Poster Abstract is completed, select finalize abstract. Once you submit, you will receive an email message confirming successful receipt of your abstract submission. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact ISOQOL@owpm.net. Email support requests are answered within a 24 hour period.
If you wish to edit your Oral and/or Poster Abstracts in the future, you may do so up until the Oral and Poster Abstract submission deadline. After the deadline you will only be able to view your abstract.
Abstracts will undergo a double blind peer review led by the Scientific Program Planning Committee. After the submission deadline, the presenting author and all authors who were selected as a correspondent will receive notification of acceptance and session assignment details to the e-mail address provided by the submitting author during abstract submission. If you have not received a notification e-mail by 16 June 2017, contact the ISOQOL Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accepted abstracts will be assigned to a specific presentation time. All presenters must use the Online Submission Acceptance Form to confirm their intention to present by 27 June 2017 in order to be printed in the Quality of Life Research Journal.
If you have any questions about the 24th Annual Conference or Submission Guidelines/Instructions please contact the ISOQOL Office at +1(414) 918-9797 or email@example.com.