Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission for G-I-N & JBI 2019 is Now Closed!

Themes for 2019 include:

  • The role of observational evidence for decision making
  • Systematic review methods advances
  • Guideline development advances
  • Guideline development processes
  • Rapid systematic reviews and guidelines
  • Evidence for real time decision making at the point of care
  • Education for EBHC
  • Diverse forms of knowledge to inform EBHC
  • Patient preferences and values
  • Contextualising guidelines
  • EBHC in low resource settings
  • GRADE approaches
  • Clinical decision support
  • Reporting standards in SRs and CPGs
  • Living evidence
  • The evidence ecosystem
  • Implementation science (including guideline-based quality indicators)
  • Collaboration in guideline development
  • Overdiagnosis
  • De-implementation and disinvestment
  • HTA and Clinical Guidelines


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All abstracts must follow the instructions listed below and be submitted online by midnight AEST Wednesday 8 May 2019.  The closing date for abstract submission will not be extended and abstracts will only be accepted if the presenting author has registered and paid by the presenter registration deadline which is midnight AEST Wednesday 7 August 2019.

All enquiries regarding abstracts for the G-I-N & JBI 2019 Conference should be emailed to abstracts@ginconference.net


Abstracts open 

29 January 2019

Abstract submission closes

8 May 2019

Authors notified of results

26 June 2019

Presenter deadline to register

7 August 2019


  • All abstracts to be submitted via the conference submissions page only.
  • All abstracts and presentations must be submitted in English.
  • Abstracts must not exceed 250 words (excluding title, authors & affiliations) and follow instructions within the  portal.
  • Abstract title and author information is not to be included in the body of the abstract.
  • Multiple abstract submissions are permitted.
  • Commercial presentations are not permitted.
  • There is no fee for submitting an abstract.
  • Abstracts should not contain any tables or figures. References in the text have to be cited at the end of the abstract and are included in the 250-word count.
  • The use of abbreviations and acronyms should be kept to a minimum.
  • Abstracts must be submitted by midnight AEST, Wednesday 8 May 2019, for consideration by the Committee. Authors will be notified of provisional acceptance of abstracts by Wednesday 26 June 2019, including the presentation type it has been accepted for.
  • For an abstract to be formally accepted, included in the programme, the presenting author must be registered to attend the conference by midnight AEST, Wednesday 7 August 2019.



Abstracts may be submitted for one of the following presentation types:

  1. Long Oral: A spoken presentation, including introduction, question, and answer time. Presenters display the research and/or findings of their accepted abstract in a PowerPoint presentation. (12-minute presentation 3-minute Q&A).
  2. Short Oral: A spoken presentation, including introduction, Q&A time. Presenters display the research and/or findings of their accepted abstract in a PowerPoint presentation. (6-minute presentation 2-minute Q&A).
  3. Poster: The Conference will dedicate an allotted time for poster presentations with the opportunity for audience participation and enquiry.
  4. Workshop: Interactive workshops will be either 45 minutes or 1.5 hours long. They need to be aligned with the theme of the conference. Workshops may also be focused on problem solving, where workshop participants are split into groups to address difficult problems and then report back at the end of the workshop.

Whilst every effort will be made to accept an abstract for the presentation type selected in the submission process, the Committee reserves the right to allocate a different presentation type if more appropriate and if program space is limited.


Where possible, please structure your abstract under the following headings:
Results/Lessons Learnt


Where possible, please structure your workshop information under the following headings:
Planned Educational/learning/interactive structure for the workshop
Outcomes expected
Resources required for participants


Posters being presented may contain text, graphs, photographs, diagrams, etc., which can be affixed to a poster board.  Posters should be no larger than portrait A0 (841 mm ×1189 mm).  All posters must be in English.

The poster format is portrait orientation (or vertical) not landscape orientation (horizontal).  Please note that no audio-visual or power outlets are available for poster presentations.


Abstracts will be evaluated based on the information included in the abstract. Abstracts need to be based on available data. Statements such as “data will be available at the meeting” will typically lead to rejection of an abstract.

Abstracts will be peer reviewed by a standardised abstract review scoring system, managed by the Scientific Committee.

Accepted abstracts will be selected by the Organising Committee for an oral presentation or for presentation during a poster session. Authors will be invited to indicate a preference for oral or poster presentation however the final decision on presentation format will be made by the scientific committee.


The submission of an abstract indicates an understanding of the following rules for participation in the conference.


  • All author(s) approve submitting this work for presentation.
  • The author(s) transfer(s) all copyright ownership of the named abstract to G-I-N & JBI 2019 Conference.
  • The author(s) agree(s) to materially confine their presentations to information in the abstract if accepted for presentation. If an author has more than one abstract accepted, each presentation will be materially confined to the information in the abstract selected for the specific session.
  • The presenting author will be available to present the abstract if selected for the program. The presenting author will immediately notify the G-I-N & JBI Conference Secretariat if they are unable to present an abstract or if the presenting author changes.
  • Submission of the contact details provided are those of the presenter of the abstract. He/she will be notified about the status of the abstract and is responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract.
  • Submission of the abstract constitutes consent of all authors of the abstract to publication (e.g, G-I-N & JBI website, programs and other promotions).
  • All authors of the abstract warrant and represent that they either are the sole owners of, or have all necessary rights to sublicense all the information and content in the abstract provided to G-I-N & JBI and its organisers, and that publication of the abstract does not infringe any rights, including but not limited to, intellectual property rights, or of any third parties.
  • All authors of the abstract grant G-I-N & JBI 2019 a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, publish, translate, distribute and display the abstract.
  • All authors of the abstract grant exclusive permission to G-I-N & JBI 2019 to record the audio and video portion, if any, of the abstract presentation at the Conference and to collect and retain all revenues from all rebroadcasts (including web broadcasts), sales and publications of such recordings.
  • G-I-N & JBI 2019 reserves the right to remove from any publication any abstract that does not comply with the above.




G-I-N & JBI 2019 Conference Secretariat 

Siobhan Jensen - ICMS Australasia 
PO Box 5005
South Melbourne, VIC 3205

P: +61 (0) 3 9682 0500
E: abstracts@ginconference.net




Important Dates

Registration Opens -  29 January 2019


Abstracts Submission Opens - 29 January 2019


Abstract Submission Closes - 8 May 2019


Notification of Abstract Acceptance -  26 June 2019


Early Bird Registration Closes -  7 August 2019


Conference –  30 October - 2 November 2019

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