CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

We are now calling for abstracts for the 2022 Digital Health and Telemedicine Summit! Speakers for the conference will be selected via our call for abstracts. If you’re interested in presenting, familiarise yourself with the information below and begin to work on your submission.

Our call for abstracts process will consist of a round 1 and a round 2 of submissions. Submit during round 1 to get in early and secure your place as a speaker! If you need a little bit of extra time to get your abstract submission ready, submit during round 2.

Key Dates

Monday, 4th April
Call for Abstracts Open
Friday, 7th July
Abstract Submissions Round 1 Closes


Submit in round 1 to gain more exposure via marketing (we’ll have a longer amount of time to market your talk!) and to lock in your spot early.

Friday, 2nd September
Abstract Submissions Round 2 Closes
Friday, 9th September
Presenters notified of abstract acceptance
Monday, 26th September
Program finalised and published on social media and website
Friday, 4th November
Final deadline for submission of PowerPoint and related presentation materials

Submission Process

There is a two-step process for abstract submission. Please follow the instructions below carefully to ensure your submission is correct and included in the evaluation process. Make sure you read about the different presentation types available below.

You must complete this two-step process for each submission you wish to make. 

Please note: by submitting an abstract, authors agree to the General Policies and Requirements and the Speaker/Author Agreement.

Click on the different presentation options below to expand the additional information.

Each presenter will have 25-minutes for their presentation. The 25-minute presentation length is inclusive of question and answer time. Presenters can choose to speak for less than 25 minutes if they wish to facilitate deeper discussion.

Presentations should communicate trends in the sector, including showcasing experience in good practices, lessons learnt, project work and strategies, and/or technical research, investigations and studies.

Presentation slides, video clips and props are encouraged but not compulsory. These presentations will be made available online to conference attendees after the conference.

Final presentations are to be submitted 14 days prior to the conference for conference preparations and pre-loading.

Rooms are equipped with a computer and multimedia projector. If additional equipment is needed, it must be previously requested and is subject to availability. Additional AV can be requested during the abstract submission process.

Workshop presenters may choose to provide a hands-on session that is anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours long.

Workshop presenters must provide an outline of the structure/plan for the session, indicating clearly how they will minimize presenter talk and maximise participant hands-on experience and discussion or interaction.

Workshops should communicate technical research, and/or industry trends including demonstrating good practice in the project management sector, lessons learnt, project work and strategies being utilised.

Workshop outlines will be made available online to conference attendees after the conference. Final workshop visual aids are to be submitted 14 days prior to the conference for conference preparations and pre-loading.

STEP 1 – Fill in the Abstract Template

Please read the abstract guide and complete the Abstract Template, which will assist you in formatting, structuring and naming your abstract correctly. Abstracts must be submitted using this template, if sufficient information is not provided it will be rejected.

Please do not alter the structure/formatting of the template, simply fill in the editable sections as required, to be eligible for review. Once complete, the template should meet the following criteria:

  • Must clearly state the objectives and outcomes of the proposed presentation
  • Provide your abstract (maximum 300 words) 
  • Provide a clear and concise title (maximum 120 characters) 
  • Provide a short biography of the presenter(s) / author(s) (maximum 100 words) 
  • This document must be saved in PDF format. The file must be “surname_initial”.pdf (e.g. Smith_J.pdf). 
  • Use black size 11 calibri font

If submitting more than one abstract add a number after your initial, 1 for your first abstract, 2 for the second abstract etc (e.g. Smith_J1.pdf, Smith_J2.pdf)

Download the abstract guide and template below.  Presenters / Authors unable to submit online should contact the Conference Organiser to make alternative arrangements via  info@indo-asiadchc.org.au.

STEP 2 – Online Submission

Please upload the completed abstract template via our online form. If the embedded form does not work there is a button to access the form in a separate window below.

On completion of your submission, you will receive a confirmation email with your unique abstract ID and the file name of your submission.  Please allow at least 30 minutes for the confirmation email to come through.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Conference Organiser via info@indoasia-dhc.org

Regulation and Policies

  1. Abstracts must contain original work that has no prior ownership or copyright restrictions. 
  2. Abstracts that do not contain sufficient information will be rejected. 
  3. All abstracts must be prepared accordance to the guidelines provided. Incomplete or incorrect submissions will be returned to the author and must be re-submitted in the correct format to be considered for inclusion in the program. 
  4. If the abstract is selected, consent is provided for the presentation slides (for oral presenters); video; audio recording and photos taken during the oral presentation to be used and published by the Indo-Asia Digital Health Centre including being provided to delegates of the conference. 
  5. Submission of your abstract/s implies you have read, understood and comply with the Terms and Conditions as outlined on this website. 
  6. Abstracts must be submitted by the presenting author who should complete all fields on the online submission form. 
  7. The person submitting the information must be one of the presenters. 
  8. The person submitting the abstract should be the nominated main contact of your abstract. All correspondence relating to the submission will be directed to this person, and they should in turn distribute to any other co-presenters. 
  9. If you are submitting more than one abstract a separate submission must be made for each one. 
  10. Presenting at the conference does not provide the Indo-Asia Digital Health Centre with the rights to any of your intellectual property, and intellectual property ownership will remain with you/the speaker. However, you remain responsible for the safeguarding of your intellectual property and understand that you are presenting at your own risk.

Review Process

The Conference Abstract Committee (CAC) will be responsible for evaluating abstracts.

The CAC may accept or reject abstracts and their decision is final.

Every effort will be made to accommodate the author(s) presentation preference however the CAC reserves the right to allocate the presentation to best suit the program and the overall balance of content.

Final program streams will be adjusted as necessary depending on current and pressing topics and in line with the range of abstracts received.

All abstracts will be reviewed by an independent reviewer for content, relevance, suitability and technical value before being accepted or declined. It is assumed the quality of the abstract is indicative of the quality of the final presentation.

Evaluation Criteria

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Committee according to the evaluation criteria below:

  • Aim of presentation clearly articulated 
  • Focus, relevance and suitability for this conference 
  • Methods and approaches clear and appropriate 
  • Suitable discussion/reflection of practice clearly communicated 
  • Consideration of previous experience 
Notification to Authors

Acceptance or otherwise is at the discretion of the Conference Abstract Committee.

All successful presenters will be notified by Monday, 29th August with an acceptance letter via email (so please check your junk / spam mail folder after this date in case it is misdirected). Full instructions for accepted presenters will be forwarded on the acceptance of the abstract.

The details provided as the author contact should be for the nominated main contact of your abstract. All correspondence relating to the submission will be directed to this person, and they should in turn distribute to all co-presenters.

We will endevour the speaker at least once on acceptance to ensure they have received information, answer any questions.

Final Notes

A maximum of two presenters may present a single presentation, unless approved by the Conference Program Committee.

No additional time will be given, unless approved by the Conference Program Committee.