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2024 WA Women’s Health Conference

Call for Abstracts

The 2024 WA Women’s Health Conference will not only showcase and celebrate what’s working to advance women’s health outcomes but will set and share new pathways for change. It’s an important opportunity to reflect on our achievements and point the way firmly forward for further progress.

As the peak body for women’s community health services, we’re committed to improving health outcomes for all women in Western Australia.  To do this we must address critical areas of health inequity including sexual and reproductive health, mental health and wellbeing, and gendered violence and sexism.  Effective collaboration, meaningful partnerships, and evidence-based practice are also essential to achieving better health and wellbeing outcomes for women.  

To this end, the conference will explore advancements in women’s health and wellbeing through the following areas of focus: 

Towards equity

Taking a life course approach

Focus on prevention

Growing the evidence base

Call for Abstracts

The Centre for Women’s Safety and the Conference Organising Committee warmly invites presenters to submit the abstract for oral presentations, poster presentations or workshops related to the health of women in Western Australia.  

Where presentations relate to a particular study or project, we encourage co-presentations with participants with related lived expertise. 

Presentation format options:

  • Poster/visual display 
  • Presentation – 15-20 minutes, plus 5-10 minutes question time 
  • Workshop – 50 minutes.  

Assessment criteria

We’re looking for presentations that

  • Respond to the conference theme of Moving forward, driving change
  • Are framed through one or more of the following focus areas:
    • Towards equity
    • Taking a life course approach
    • Focus on prevention
    • Growing the evidence base
  • Explore current women’s health issues and opportunities
  • Share contemporary knowledge, ideas, successes, and challenges
  • Spark innovation, build focus, create meaningful connections, and foster collaboration towards improved health and wellbeing outcomes for women
  • Energise and inspire!

How to submit an abstract

In your submission please include: 

  1. Contact person details, including employer or academic institution where applicable
  2. Names and bios of for each speaker (maximum 50 words per speaker)
  3. An abstract of up to 300 words, outlining your presentation and how it addresses the conference theme and one or more of the focus area/s
  4. Your preferred presentation format (if you would like to be considered in more than one category, please note your order of preference)
    – Poster/visual display
    – Presentation – 15-20 minutes, plus 5-10 minutes question time
    – Workshop – 50 minutes.
  5. 1 or 2 presentation learning objectives.

Abstracts should be written in English and may only be submitted via the email address below.

Abstracts may be published in the conference program exactly as written, so please check thoroughly before submitting.

Please email your abstract to events@cwsw.org.au by no later than close of business Friday 12 July 2024.

Presentations will be confirmed by 26 July 2024 and final presentation slides MUST be submitted by 09 August 2024.

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