Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed. Thank you all for your submissions.

Important dates:

  • Call for Abstract Opens: December 2, 2016
  • Deadline for Submission: January 27, 2017Extended till Friday February 3, 2017
  • Notification to Applicants: February 12, 2017

Poster Presentations

Posters will be on display in the Providences Foyer on 4th floor of the Westin Ottawa Hotel on Thursday, March 30 and must remain on display from 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Poster presenters are expected to be at their poster during the designated 55-minute period, from 12:35 to 1:30 p.m., allowing conference delegates time to ask questions and to discuss content. Additional technical specifications, including dimensions, will be provided with acceptance letters.

Best Poster Award

The 5th International Ottawa Heart Conference will include an award for Best Poster. The person judged as preparing and delivering the best poster will receive an award of recognition. Posters displayed at the Conference will be judged by the 5th International Ottawa Heart Conference Review Committee on March 30 from 12:35 to 1:30 p.m., with the best poster selected based on the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Design and methodology
  • Supporting data
  • Impact
  • Clarity of presentation

Rapid Fire Oral Presentations

Rapid Fire Oral Presentations will be presented in Provinces Room I/II on Friday, March 31.  Each presenter will have five minutes to summarize their research followed by three minutes for questions. This format is expected to offer greater exposure to presenters, as well as give attendees a snapshot into the wide variety of research being conducted related to the conference theme “Inflammation in Cardiometabolic Disease”.

Best Rapid Fire Oral Presentation Award

The 5th International Ottawa Heart Conference will include an award for Best Rapid Fire Oral Presentation. The person judged as preparing and delivering the best Rapid Fire oral presentation will receive an award of recognition. Rapid Fire Oral Presentations will be judged by the 5th International Ottawa Heart Conference Review Committee, based on the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Design and methodology
  • Supporting data
  • Impact
  • Clarity of presentation
  • Presenter stays within allotted time

The recipients will receive their award during the conference’s closing remarks on Friday, March 31.  

Please note: ALL poster presenters and Rapid Fire oral presenters must register as delegates for the 5th International Ottawa Heart Conference. Register now before it’s too late! 

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