Frequently asked questions

Call for submissions

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When will I know if my abstract is accepted?
A
Submitters will be notified of abstract selection by Friday, February 3, 2017. All communication will be with the presenting author as indicated on the submission.
Q
Do presenters need to register?
A
Successful presenters must confirm the intent to present by registering before the close of the Early-bird registration on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to be included in the conference program. Speakers assume all costs related to their attendance at the Conference.

Oral presentations

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How long is an oral presentation?
A
An oral presentation is 12 minutes followed by a 3-minute discussion period.
Q
Can presenters use slides?
A
Presenters may use slides. Each session room is equipped with a projector, laptop, screen, podium and microphone. Additional equipment such as flip charts and simultaneous interpretation will be available at the presenter’s expense.
Q
Will presentations be made available to delegates after the conference?
A
All presentations will be made available to delegates following the conference. Presenters may request that their presentation not be posted.

Poster presentations

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When are posters presented?
A
Presenters will engage with delegates during a dedicated poster session on Tuesday, June 6 from 13:15–15:00.
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What size are the poster boards?
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Poster boards are 8’ wide x 4’ tall and Velcro receptive. Velcro will be provided on-site.

Delegates

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When does registration open?
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Registration opens February 28, 2017.
Q
What food and beverage are provided?
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Tuesday, June 6: Morning coffee, Nutrition break, Lunch, Welcome reception
Wednesday, June 7: Morning coffee, Nutrition break, Lunch, Networking reception with poster presenters
Thursday, June 8: Morning coffee, Nutrition break, Lunch
Q
Is Public Health 2017 accredited?
A
CPHA will seek accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Certificates will be issued upon request following the conference.
Q
Will Wi-Fi be available during the conference?
A
Free Wi-Fi will be provided.