QUEBEC 2017 – 17th to 19th August 2017 Towards Responsible Global Solutions

Following successful conferences in Dartmouth in 2013, the University of Oxford in 2014 the NIH in 2015, and Barcelona 2016 we are pleased to announce the 2017 international Preventing Overdiagnosis conference will be held in Quebec City hosted by the Quebec Medical Association (QMA). Call for Abstracts and Registration OPEN.

Reduced fees for medical and health students & patient participants.

The 2017 conference programme will be a mix plenaries, debates, parallel sessions and posters showcasing some of the best research on Preventing Overdiagnosis currently taking place across the globe.

 

Elevator Pitches
3 minute quick fire “elevator pitches” will take place on each day of the conference.  Elevator pitches can be accompanied by 1 slide.
Oral Presentations
Oral presentations are allocated 15 minutes (10 + 5) and will be categorised theme. Where time allows there will be a brief group discussion at the end of the completed session.
Poster Presentations
Posters will need to be on display across all three days of the conference with opportunities to present to the delegation during the conference.
Poster board space is 2m (200cm) tall by 1m (100cm) wide – the recommended size is A0 (33.1” x 46.8”). Format is portrait.
Seminars
90 minutes generally be led by 2-4 people.  Aimed to encourage discussion on a certain topic after a 20 min introduction from the facilitator who also acts as a chair to keep the discussion focused on the original topic.
Workshops
90 minutes generally be led by 2-4 people. Workshops should have set aims and outcomes for the attendees.

 

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