Abstract submission

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SUBMISSION PROCESS

The organising committee of the 4th International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-term Care invites abstracts to be submitted for the conference to be held from 4th to 7th of September 2016 at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London.


ABSTRACTS CAN BE SUBMITTED FOR:

Individual presentations: lasting fifteen minutes and with five minutes for discussion.
Organised sessions: including 3 or 4 presentations, and lasting for one hour and thirty minutes.
PowerPoint facilities will be available in all sessions.

We encourage online submission of all abstracts using the web forms below.  However, if difficulties are faced during the online submission process, please send your abstract to PSSRU.Ilpn.Conference@lse.ac.uk following the requirements outlined below and in submission pages.

** Submit your abstract – individual presentation **

** Submit your abstract – organised session **


REVIEW PROCESS

The submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed by a panel of experts. Authors will be advised on the outcome of the review process by 15th May 2016.


AUTHORISATION TO PUBLISH

Submission of the abstract constitutes permission for the organizers of the conference to publish the abstracts and the presentation materials in print and electronic media.


REGISTRATION

All the presenters whose abstract has been accepted for individual/organised/poster presentation are required to register as delegates for the conference by 17th June 2016 to ensure inclusion of their abstract in the final programme. The online registration facility is available here.


KEY DATES

  • The call for papers submission deadline has been extended to 18th April  2016
  • Early bird registration deadline: 31st May 2016
  • Author registration deadline: 17th June 2016

GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

  1. All abstracts and presentations must be in English only.
  2. The abstract should be restricted to no more than 500 words.  If appropriate, abstracts should be structured as follows: objective, data and methods, results, and policy implications.
  3. It is not possible to edit the abstract once it is submitted. Please contact us on PSSRU.Ilpn.Conference@lse.ac.uk if you would like to make changes to your submitted abstract (no changes will be accepted after 1st July 2016).

Abstracts will be published on conference websites and booklets exactly as they are submitted.


KEY THEMES OF THE CONFERENCE INCLUDE:

  • Care models
  • Case management
  • Economics of long-term care
  • Equity and efficiency
  • Funding systems
  • Health and social care integration
  • Housing and care
  • Institutional dynamics and politics
  • International comparative analysis
  • Local vs. central policy interactions
  • Personalisation of the care system
  • Policy implications of dementia
  • Service commissioning and regulation
  • Technology and long-term care
  • Unpaid carers
  • Workforce

Abstracts on other relevant LTC policy topics will also be considered.

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