Abstracts Topics & Submission Information

The Organisers invite health care professionals, academics and researchers from all fields of applications and backgrounds to submit their abstract for Oral and/or Poster Presentation to the 24th World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionsin Singapore.

Abstract submission will open on 16 July 2019.

Deadlines for Abstract Submission

18 October 2019 for Oral presentation
10 January 2020 for Poster presentation

Abstracts received after the deadline will not be accepted and will therefore not be considered for the programme or for publication.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • All abstracts must be written in English.
  • Initials and abbreviations which are not in common use should be avoided unless they are essential.
  • Remember to check spelling and grammar carefully. If accepted, yoursubmitted abstract text will be reproduced as submitted.
  • All submissions must represent completed work and not research where data is still pending.
  • Submission of an abstract does not constitute registration for the congress or acceptance for presentation.
  • Submission of an abstract implies the commitment that the presenting author will attend the meeting and the expectation that financial resources (e.g. registration fee, airfare, accommodation, transport etc.) to attend are available.
  • All presenters are advised to register online and make full payment upon the acceptance of their submission.
Oral Presentation

Submission and Presentation Format

  • Each oral presentation is allocated 15 minutes in total.
  • A duration of 15-minute oral presentation includes question & answer segment.
  • Presentation format: PowerPoint.

Review Process

  • The decision on whether the abstract, if accepted, should be presented as Oral or Poster Presentation, will be at the sole discretion of the Scientific Committee.
  • Deadline for submission: 18 October 2019.

Entry Qualifications

All relevant professionals with an interest in Mental Illness.

What is required? 

Indicate “Abstract for IACAPAP 2020 Congress – Your Name – Title of your Abstract” in the attachment title during online submission.

Notification

Authors will be informed about the selection by December 2019 and will receive all technical details and presentation instructions prior to the Congress

Poster Presentation

Submission and Presentation Format

  • Authors of selected posters may be invited to consider an Oral Presentation instead.
  • For selected posters invited to give an Oral Presentation, each speaker will be allocated to 15 minutes.

Review Process

  • Any abstract submitted will be considered for Poster Presentation.
  • All decisions will be at the sole discretion of the Scientific Committee.
  • Posters will be gathered, numbered and listed according to the Scientific Committee’s instructions.
  • Deadline for submission: 10 January 2020.

Entry Qualifications

All relevant professionals with an interest in Mental Illness.

What is required? 

Indicate “Abstract for IACAPAP 2020 Congress – Your Name – Title of your Abstract” in the attachment title during online submission

Notification

Authors will be informed about the selection by February 2020 and will receive all technical details and presentation instructions prior to the Congress

Subject Areas

  1. Addictive Disorder
  2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  3. Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders
  4. Basic Science and imaging
  5. Bipolar Disorder
  6. Epidemiology
  1. Forensic
  2. Intellectual and learning disorder
  3. Mood, Anxiety and Stress Disorders
  4. Treatment and therapy
  5. Psychology

By Submitting an Abstract :

  • You grant the Organising Committee permission to publish the abstract in electronic format.
  • You grant a non-exclusive right to publish, reproduce, distribute, display and store the abstract worldwide in all forms, formats and media now known or as developed in the future, including print, electronic and digital forms. You will retain copyright of your abstract, in addition to the moral rights you are entitled to as author of the abstract.
  • You grant permission for the PDF of your presentation to be made available online to all congress delegates following the congress.