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Call for Abstracts--OPHA 2009 Annual Conference

OPHA invites you to submit an abstract for our 60th Anniversary Conference, Building for the Future. The conference will be held at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre November 1-4 2009.

In celebration of all the many disciplines contributing to the development and delivery of public health services, the themes for this year's conference are:

  • Collaboration
  • Health Equity
  • Innovation in Public Health Practice
  • Knowledge Exchange

Conference participants will be engaged through a variety of presentation formats: panel discussions, workshops, lectures, roundtable sharing sessions, and posters. Abstracts for all these formats must be submitted electronically through the OPHA conference web site http://www.ophaconference.ca by end of day May 11, 2009.

Submissions that reflect the themes of the conference will be reviewed by a Committee of Peers using standard criteria. Applicants are encouraged to visit the conference website regularly  for general information about the conference as it unfolds, as well as detailed information on the scope of each of the themes of the conference and guidelines on how to write a successful OPHA conference abstract http://www.ophaconference.ca/files/abstract_writing.html.