Call for Papers
You are invited to submit an abstract describing an original research work that you wish to present – symposium, oral presentation, workshop or poster – at the Conference. Abstracts must present material in a clear manner and feature grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.
Abstracts should take into account the theme of this Regional Conference.
Turning the tide together – Tai pari, Tai timu ngātahi ai
All abstracts must be submitted in English.
Abstracts must be submitted online. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 December 2017.
If you are experiencing difficulties in using the online submission facility, please contact email@example.com
Stream 1: Consideration of culture in the understanding of suicidal behaviour and in the formulation of suicide prevention strategies
Stream 2: Suicide across the lifespan, with a particular focus on preventing suicides in youth and older adults
Stream 3: Suicide and employment, targeting suicide prevention activities in workplace settings
Stream 4: Free Papers in keeping with the Theme but not directly related to the above Streams
- Social Risk Factors
- Suicide and Gender
- Law and Ethics
- Vulnerable Groups
- Suicide and Religion
- Psychological Factors
- Suicide, Depression and Anxiety
- Resilience/Protective Factors
- Media and the Internet
- Military and Police
- Suicide Survivors
- Non-suicidal Self-harm
- Schizophrenia / Psychotic Disorders
- Traumatic Stress
- Substance Abuse
- Personality Disorders
- Psychological Autopsy
- Risk Assessment Methods
- Crisis Interventions
- National Strategies
- Diagnostic Concepts and Nomenclature
- Chain of Care
- Restriction to Means
- Educational Programmes
Please note:All presenters/delegates must pay their registration fees before their contributions can be included in the conference programme and published.
All abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee.
If you have any questions regarding conference symposia and workshops, please contact Professors Jane Pirkis and/or Sunny Collings, Co-Chairs of the Scientific Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts
Please read the following information carefully:
All abstracts should be written in English. The authors are responsible for the contents as well as spelling and grammar.
- The abstract title should contain not more than 150 characters including spaces, and should be entered in the title field.
- The first author shall be the presenter and all co-authors should be mentioned.
- The abstract text should include no more than 2500 characters including spaces.
- The abstract should elucidate the topic by informative text on:
- Study objectives
• Methods and material
- References should not be used unless particularly useful for clarification.
- Personal contact details etc. are not permitted in the abstract text.
- Use single space text without blank lines. Abbreviations and units should follow international standards. Numbers should be written in numerals.
- The abstract should not exceed one page.