Childhood Trauma Conference 2020
Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

The Organising Committee for the Childhood Trauma Conference 2020 invites you to submit an abstract for consideration for inclusion in the Conference program.

Abstracts will be accepted for both Oral and Poster presentations. Accepted oral presentations will be 30 minutes in duration, including questions and will be presented in thematic sessions on Wednesday, 5 August 2020. Accepted posters will be presented during a poster session on Wednesday, 5 August, where presenters are invited to stand by their poster during the drinks reception. Posters should be prepared in size A0.

Abstracts can be research, practice or policy focused. Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, 7 February 2020.

Submission Guidelines

  • The abstract word limit is 250 words not including abstract title, authors or institute
  • Please ensure your abstract is prepared in accordance with the abstract instructions (if asked to select a program to view the template, please select Word or similar)
  • Authors are allowed to submit and present one abstract only
  • No extensions on presentation time will be provided.
  • It is a mandatory requirement of the Conference that all presenting authors are registered to attend the Conference.

Submitting your Abstract

To submit, please click on the "Login" button in the top menu bar. During the abstract submission process please nominate:

  • The title of your abstract
  • Abstract text - Maximum 250 words
  • Theme
  • Name and organisation of all presenters
  • 100 word presenter(s) biography

  • Please Note: The submitter will be the main contact for this submission and we request that you communicate all information with any co-presenters where applicable. 

    Confirming your Submission

    Upon successful submission of your abstract you will receive an email confirmation and submission record link. If you have any concerns, please contact the Conference Office on +1300 792 466 or email

    Abstract Notification

    Abstract notifications will be sent by early March 2020. The nominated contact for each submission will receive all correspondence regarding that submission and are responsible for communicating this information to all co-presenters and co-authors.