Abstract Submission has closed.


  • Burn Disaster Management
  • Ethics in Burn Care; Resuscitation and Emergency Burn Care Management (new ATLS/ABLS Guidelines)
  • Research
  • Wound Care
  • Burn Nursing Competencies
  • Psychosocial: Post Traumatic Growth
  • Therapy

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts Opens:

Monday, March 1, 2017

Call for Abstracts Closes:

Monday, July 17, 2017

Notification of Acceptance:

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Presenter Response:

Monday, August 7, 2017

All Submissions Must Include

  • Author(s) Information
  • Contact person’s given name, surname and affiliation (institution/organization) and email address.
    Note: This person will receive all information concerning this abstract. It is his/her responsibility to communicate this information to the co- authors.
  • Principal/Presenting author(s) information including – given name, surname and affiliation.
  • Given names, surnames and affiliations of all other presenters/authors.
  • Abstract Theme (see above, select only one per abstract submission)
  • Abstract Format/Type: (select only one per abstract submission) Poster or Oral

Target Audience:

Plastic surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Nurses, Researchers, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Researchers, Nutritionists, First Responder, Occupational Therapists and Intensivists

Please be clear and concise. Abstracts should be structured with subheadings to clearly display the required sections (see submission formatting below for oral and poster presentations).

Oral Presentations

15 minutes total – 10-minute presentation and 5 minutes for questions

Note: Abstracts exceeding the maximum length of 250 words will not be considered.

Poster Presentations

All posters submission will be in electronic format, hard copies will not be accepted.
Information on e-poster set up to be included at time of acceptance

Note: Abstracts exceeding the maximum length of 250 words will not be considered.

Submission Formatting:

  • Title of Abstract
  • An abstract of a maximum of 250 words plus 3 key words.
  • Abstracts should use the following subheadings:
    • Background and Purpose/Objectives of study or program/innovation
    • Methodology – For research studies this should include study design, methods and analyses; for programs/innovation this should include development, implementation and evaluation
    • Results/Impact/Outcomes
    • Conclusions and Discussion

Tip: Posters will be presented in electronic format on a 42 inch television screen, at time of poster set up, quality for quantity

Additional Details

If your abstract is accepted, you and your co-presenter(s) (if applicable):

  • Are expected to register, pay & present at time of presenter response (August 7, 2017)
  • Must pay all expenses to present and attend the Conference (e.g., preparation of the poster, registration fee, travel, hotel, etc.)
  • Correspondence will be with submitting author ONLY.