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How to Write an Abstract - On Line Webinar

ACIPC Member Education Services

Thursday, 24 July 2014 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am (AEST)

How to Write an Abstract - On Line Webinar

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Thinking of preparing an abstract either to have your article accepted for publication or for presentation as a paper or poster for a scientific conference but finding the first step a little overwhelming?

Then this on-line live workshop is for you

Having your work published advances the knowledge available to your peers who can benefit from it and is also an achievement for yourself. If you are interested in finding out how to write an abstract for conference and for publication then click here for more information and registration.

The College is committed to assisting members to publish and hope that many will take up the opportunity to submit an abstract for the upcoming Conference in Adelaide this November.

Abstract submissions close on 15th August.

Topics to be Covered include;

  •  Why Publish
  •  Importance of the Title
  •  Types of abstracts
  •  Peer review and assessment
  •  Posters
  •  The publication process
  •  Hurdles to be managed ( and overcome)
  •  Some Dos and Donts
  •  Questions and Discussion - moderated via the GotoWebinar Software)

The session objectives are;

  • To develop expertise in preparing an abstract for a conference  
  • Understand the peer review process for conference abstracts
  • Develop skills in preparing a high quality conference poster
  • Gain an understanding of the key attributes to presenting an oral presentation at a conference
  • Provide an opportunity to hear from colleagues about successes and failures in poster and oral presentations


By end of this session, delegates should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of abstracts
  • Outline the key attributes of high quality abstracts
  • Discuss how peer review for conferences abstracts works
  • List the ‘dos and don’ts’ for conference posters and oral presentations


Webinar Presenter - Dr Jon Otter

Dr Jon Otter is currently a Research Fellow at the Centre for Clinical Infection and Diagnostics Research (CIDR) (King’s College London / Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London) and the Scientific Director of the Healthcare Division at Bioquell (a company specializing in hydrogen peroxide vapor decontamination).

He is the author/co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, 3 book chapters, numerous abstracts, and invited oral presentations. He also writes a regular healthcare microbiology and epidemiology blog.

Jon is currently on the writing group for several international guidelines. He is an Assistant Editor and ‘Journal Roundup’ Editor at the Journal of Hospital Infection, Visiting Professor at Tokyo Healthcare University and is a member of the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) Scientific Programme Committee.

He has also delivered similar webinar sessions for members of the IPS.

Please note – this is a live event and is being held at 9 am Eastern Standard (Sydney) time as Dr Otter will be presenting from London UK.

The Webinar will be chaired and facilitated by Dr Brett Mitchell - Editor in Chief Healthcare Infection.

This event is provided free to College members. Nonmembers are welcome but at a charge - see registration.

Log in details for GoToWebinar wil be emailed to you prior to the event so that you can set up on your computer/IPAD etc.

For further information please contact Steve Burke – Operations Manager on


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