Call for Abstracts

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The Scientific Committee invites participants to submit their abstracts of original, unpublished works, case reports, and reviews for oral or poster presentation.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 1 August 2012
Peer review: 2 to 31 August 2012
Notification of acceptance: 7 September 2012
Notification of presentation schedule: 19 September 2012


  • Ageing in place
  • Barrier Free Access / Universal Design
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Community Re-integration
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health & Social Inclusion
  • Paediatrics: Early Intervention/Inclusion
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Technology & Novel Approaches
  • Others (e.g. Vocational Rehabilitation)

We also welcome short paper presentations (non-research based) to share new areas of practice or innovative approaches, demonstrating examples of seamless care.


  • All submissions will be assessed by the Scientific Committee for technical merit and suitability of content.
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject any paper that does not meet content or presentation expectations.
  • Final placement in an oral session is subject to the Committee’s discretion.
  • Authors can confirm their participation up to and including 31 August 2012.

Selection Criteria

  • Relevance
  • Best practices
  • Case studies
  • Completeness of the required information submitted


  • All Authors should be prepared to do an oral presentation.
  • If the Presenting Author is unable to present the abstract, a Co-Author can take his/her place.
  • A letter from the Presenting Author informing about the change is requested and must be received by the Conference organiser by 7 September 2012.


  • Abstracts will be published as submitted.
  • Abstracts considered unsuitable for reproduction will not be published.
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to modify the submitted text of abstracts to correct grammatical and sentence construction errors. Every effort will be made, in these instances, not to alter the meaning of the text. Corresponding authors will be contacted for confirmation of the final version prior to inclusion in proceedings.
  • Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published only if the conference registration fee has been paid by latest 7 September 2012.