Call for Poster Presentations
Submissions are invited for poster presentations that represent original and new, important or relevant science, research, technology, clinical application or public health projects relating to one or more of the themes of medicine-assisted therapies for mental illness, or relevant to the field of psychedelic medicine.
Key date for submission: No later than 31 July. We will be assessing posters on merit after July 31 2020.
Who should apply?
- Scientists and researchers
- Psychologists and therapists
- Medical practitioners
- Academics in the fields of anthropology, philosophy, ethics, law, policy or other related disciplines
- Post-graduate students and research fellows
- Public health professionals
- Anyone with the drive and capability to bring new projects and ideas to the field
What can be on a poster?
- Preliminary research findings
- New, evidence-based research or treatment proposals
- A project or idea that advances the field of medicine-assisted therapy scientifically, socially, philosophically, ethically or therapeutically.
**This could include a project that is not related to research or treatment but would benefit the field in some direct way.
Several poster presentations will be invited to present a short “2020” talk about the topic area of their submission as part of the main Summit program. Each presentation will include 20 slides lasting 20 seconds each.
All other successful applicants will be invited to be available to present their poster in a separate area at specific times during the Summit.
As decided by the Mind Medicine Australia Advisory Panel, awards will be presented for the best poster presentations during the closing plenary session of the International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness.
About the submission process
Posters received will be de-identified before being assessed and ranked against selection criteria drawn up by the Scientific Committee including:
- The extent to which the content relates to the themes of the Summit or is relevant to the field
- The extent to which the poster represents new, original, innovative or important research proposals and preliminary results
- The scientific, technical, academic and/or clinical rigour of the work
The extent this research, program or idea proposes a novel, viable and high impact opportunity for the field Posters will be displayed on boards in an allocated area for the duration of the conference.
Conditions of acceptance
- All poster presentations must be presented by one of the listed abstract authors.
- Any costs of presenting (including conference registration, travel and accommodation) are the responsibility of the presenter, except where a student scholarship may cover certain costs.
- Submission of an abstract/poster confers permission to publish it in the official Summit publications.
- Poster presenters are required to bring their poster to the Summit venue with them, and will be advised of the time and date by which posters should be displayed.
- Poster presenters are required to stand near their posters during allocated poster viewing times across the Summit to engage with conference delegates.
- To be considered for a Poster Presentation, you will need to have purchased a ticket for the Summit.