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ACEM - RRR EM Conference 2024

Abstract Submission Are Now Closed

We are pleased to announce that the Regional, Rural and Remote Emergency Medicine Conference 2024 is now accepting abstract submissions. The Conference theme is Shaping our Landscape will explore how, through innovation we work together to heal ourselves and our communities, how we rejuvenate our landscape, and how we celebrate the very challenges that make RRR healthcare so rewarding. This is a fantastic opportunity for emergency medicine professionals to share their insights and expertise with peers. We encourage speakers from all sections of rural emergency care including emergency physicians, rural generalists, trainees, nurses, paramedics, administrators, researchers, higher degree students and allied health clinicians.

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To be selected to present, you are required to submit an abstract online. All abstracts must be submitted electronically.

All accepted presenters must register to participate in the Conference. Acceptance of abstracts into the program is contingent upon receipt of the registration fee.

Please review the Abstract Guidelines in full before submitting. To view the guidelines, please click the below

View Abstract Submission Guidelines

Note: your abstract must comply with the Wiley-Blackwell Abstract Guidelines, with a maximum 250 words (excluding title, authors, affiliations, references, tables and figures).

Abstract Submissions Open January 2024
Abstract Submissions Close 15 March 2024
Acceptance Notification 29 March 2024
Early Bird Registration Deadline 10 April 2024
Author Registration Deadline 29 April 2024

Presentation Guidelines

  • Oral presentations will be 10 minutes in duration plus 5 minutes discussion. Times will be strictly enforced by chairpersons.
  • Presentations must be provided in PowerPoint format.
  • Presenters attending the face-to-face event should arrive at their session room at least 10 minutes prior to session commencement in order to introduce themselves to the chairperson, familiarise themselves with the audio-visual facilities and check their presentation.

  • Posters must be portrait size A0 (841mm wide x 1189mm) high.
  • Mounting fixative will be supplied by the Conference organisers.
  • There is limited space in the poster display area and posters that are produced landscape are unable to be accommodated.
  • Authors must prepare all posters beforehand in a form enabling easy mounting.
  • All posters must be mounted by the author during an allocated time period (of 1-2 hours) prior to the beginning of the poster display and removed by the designated time.
  • Posters should be typed in clear bold print that can be easily read from distances over one metre with the title displayed in block capitals of minimum size 25mm (1″) at the top of the poster. The title should also display the names of the author(s) and the institution(s) of origin.
  • Remaining contents may be displayed in columns (usually 3 columns).
  • Contents should contain the study background, objective(s), methods, results and conclusion(s).
  • Illustrations should be professionally drawn.
  • All contents should be simple and not overburdened with detail – “minimising detail maximises information transfer”.
  • Poster presenters are encouraged to be at their posters during catering breaks over the two days of the Conference, for discussion with delegates.
  • Authors may provide handout material relating to their poster and may wish to include a mobile number to enable follow up and further discussion with delegates.

Trainees will have the opportunity to present their research project at the Conference each year. This TRP can be presented as an oral or poster presentation and is adjudicated onsite.  Additional information may be required by the applicant and ACEM staff will be in contact with you directly.